Articles about traveling geeks

Sokoz, Live Reverse Auction Site
[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 sessions or travel deals from trusted brands including, Sony, Apple, Ralph Lauren, Nikon, Starck and many more. At LeWeb, Sokoz is […]

LeWeb: Chad Hurley, CEO of YouTube
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 dollar each. Chad Hurley briefly talked about the YouTube Formula 1 project, a blog from where Formula1 events videos are available http://youtubeformula1.blogspot.com/. Chad has […]

MySpace Suite of API's Leveraging Real-time Updates
[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 be filtered to control the amount of date seen, Google, GroovyCorp, and OneRiot are among the first to implement is. Status and Mood Commenting API: third party sites […]

Pearltrees: Visual Collaborative Web Browsing Interface
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 browsing interface: users browse the internet visually using “Pearls” that represent websites and, by connecting them, they create a network of interest, I call it the “interest graph”. […]

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Ubergizmo is Going to Paris with the Traveling Geeks
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:  Beth […]