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Mendeley , “the Last.fm of Research”

12/10/2009, [LeWeb] Mendeley is an online research papers database that connects scientists together by analyzing the connection between them and their research papers. Mendelay enables collaboration and conversations in the scientific community and aims to change...

Shutl, Same Day Delivery For Local Retailers

12/10/2009, Shutl is a platform that connects retailers with local same day-courier providers. Shutl selects the best vendor for each delivery by monitoring pricing and performance history, it works as a delivery services aggregation platform that directly connect...

Sokoz, Live Reverse Auction Site

12/10/2009, [LeWeb] Sokoz is a reverse auction site that lets people bid only during one minute per item. The auctions start at predefined times, the users have to be on time to be able to bid. It offers a wide variety of products from the latest PC to make over...

LeWeb: Chad Hurley, CEO of YouTube

12/09/2009, Chad Hurley spoke a few moments ago at LeWeb in Paris and told us that now YouTube streams over one billion videos a day! Although he did not want to disclose the revenues, he shared that Youtube’s top users (only a handful) earn about a million...

MySpace Suite of API’s Leveraging Real-time Updates

12/09/2009, [LeWeb] Today, Mike Jones, Chief Operating Officer at MySpace, spoke at LeWeb to announce the new suite of open API’s that include: Real-Time Stream API: gives push access to the full MySpace activity stream to third party sites in real-time, it can...

Cedexis at Club Melcion

12/08/2009, This morning we are at Club Melcion in Paris with the Traveling Geeks. We are meeting with Julien Coulon, Cedexis co-founder and General Manager. The company is an early stage startup and does not have a website yet. Cedexis provides a collective...

MXP4 Presented by Cap Digital

12/08/2009, [Traveling Geeks] MXP4 is a new interactive audio format that lets people to remix on the fly different song versions. The company has developed a suite of creative tools for artists and producers to deliver a new interactive listening, premium and...

Pearltrees: Visual Collaborative Web Browsing Interface

12/07/2009, I am with the Traveling Geeks at Pearltrees’ headquarter in Paris, I already published about Pearltrees a few months ago when it was in pre- alpha, but the public beta will launch in two days at LeWeb. Pearltrees is a visual collaborative web...

Ubergizmo is Going to Paris with the Traveling Geeks

12/04/2009, I (Eliane) landed in Paris yesterday, and I will be attending LeWeb next week as part of the “Traveling Geeks“, a group of tech bloggers and entrepreneurs, coming from the USA (mostly from the Silicon Valley), South Africa and Europe. I have...