12/06/2009, The Traveling Geeks (who’s in?) arrived in Paris today and gathered in a cozy small restaurant in Le Marais to get their first demo from Mobile Globe, a low cost international mobile calls provider. Photo: RIGHT Robin Wauters, Tech Crunch Europe; Renee Blodgett, Down the Avenue, Amanda Coolong, TechZulu; Sky Schuyler, CTO of the Dalai Lama Foundation; LEFT, Kim-Mai Cutler, Venture Beat, Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz; Tom Foremski, Silicon Valley Watcher; […]
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 worked quite a lot to put this blogger tour together with Renee Blodgett, Traveling Geeks co-founder , Phil Jeudy, co-organizer, and Sky Schuyler, CTO. The Traveling Geeks include: […]
11/30/2009, Update: The lucky winner is Ken Yeung! Congratulations Ken. Last week in San Francisco, we’ve announced the Uber10: the greatest gift suggestions. Two attendees came home with awesome gifts: a LG BD390 Blu-ray Disc Player with VUDU streaming (courtesy of Dolby), and a Viliv X70 mobile internet device (courtesy of Intel). For those who were not at the event, there is one HP Envy Beat laptop to give away (courtesy […]
11/23/2009, The holiday shopping season is here and we’ve compiled an Uber10 list. A vote is open on the uber10 page to select an 11th gadget so help us choose! The Uber10 Awards were unveiled at a cool Ubergizmo event in San Francisco last week (sponsored by Dolby and Intel, check the party photos). We hope that these suggestions will give you save time. On the financial side, there are a few […]
11/10/2009, Yes, it’s that time of the year again (we can’t believe it!). Soon, you will run around wondering what to get for your loved ones -probably at the last minute. We can help by suggesting the 10 greatest gifts (under $500) for this holiday season. They are called the “Uber10&rdquo. Please help us select an 11th gift by voting on an extended list (coming any day now). The Uber10 will be […]
11/04/2009, NLU Products, maker of TatSkinz protective body art for electronic devices, will hold its first-ever iPod cover design contest through November, providing artists and technology aficionados the opportunity to turn their personal artwork into the next TatSkinz. I (Eliane) am one of the judges for this competition. One winning creative genius will see his or her “tat” incorporated into the TatSkinz line-up and win either a $1000 scholarship or 13” […]
11/03/2009, Photo courtesy of dsearls/Flickr The LeWeb conference is next month and the event now has a new website and many updates, along with a list of confirmed speakers list. The founders of LeWeb have also posted a video in which they present the speakers. You might have noticed the LeWeb banner on the right side of this site, that’s because Ubergizmo is a online partner of LeWeb. As such, we […]
10/21/2009, If you haven’t made it to San Francisco for the Web 2.0 Summit, we’ve posted this photo gallery to show you what it looked like from the inside. You can catch some details over on our live blogging section, but there’s nothing like being on-site, we guess… The highlight of the first day was the discussion between John Battelle and Evan Williams (Twitter‘s CEO) about the revenue model of the popular […]
10/06/2009, In an hour, I (Eliane) will be a judge for the Annual Silicon Valley Summit organized by ANZA Technology Network held at the Plug and Play Center in Sunnyvale, California (Oct 6-7) . The two other judges are John Dyson from Starfish Ventures and Simon Anderson, CMO of Pictage.com. The innovative Australian tech companies presenting at the conference are part of a 2-month program (Gateway to the US) devoted to […]
10/02/2009, Like.com, Inc. the masterminds behind visual search for shopping and the first visual style personalization tech (Covet.com) are innovating again. As the top online fashion search engine (over 8 million uniques) Like.com has proven itself to be a key player in e-commerce. Now the Silicon Valley company is creating a revolutionary new site where mainstream, indie and vintage fashions will live together. This new site is in total stealth mode. […]
09/23/2009, We are back live blogging from DEMOFall 09 in San Diego. Check the emerging technology launchpad on live.ubergizmo.com.
09/22/2009, DEMO has officially started. After a short introduction from Chris Shipley and Matt Marshall, the demos are in full swing. The HP Skyroom is the first product to be demonstrated in stage. Many, more will follow. The most innovative tech products are being demonstrated today and tomorrow. Stay tuned! live.ubergizmo.com
09/21/2009, We will blog live from DEMOFall 09 in San Diego, starting tomorrow at 8.30 am, follow us on live.ubergizmo.com. 56 products will launch during 6 minutes presentations. You can find the complete list of companies here, and the 15 tech rock stars who will be honored with LifeTime Achieve Awards for their remarkable contribution in the tech industry here.
09/21/2009, DEMOFall 09, one of our favorite emerging technology conference will be held in San Diego on September 21st and 23rd and we will cover it live on live.ubergizmo.com. The 56 companies, handpicked by DEMO’s longtime executive producer Chris Shipley, will demo their products for the first time during a 6 minute performance on stage. New this year, 14 early stage entrepreneurs and pre-launch mode companies will have 90 seconds to […]