Tag Archives: Jason Calacanis

Netscape Diggs In and Elbows Out the Competition

By | June 15, 2006

AOL/Netscape has launched a beta of its new homepage that looks uncannily like Digg, a hugely popular site for techies to publish stuff and have their stories sorted by popularity. Actually it not only looks like Digg, two of the top three stories are Digg’s. AOL’s been smart tho: visit the source page and you can only do… Read More »

Conflicts of Interest, And The Search for Truth

By | May 30, 2006

Michael Arrington of TechCrunch has an interesting post about conflicts of interest, bounced off a comment by Jason Calacanis who quoted a rumor he had heard that it was possible to “buy a review at TechCrunch”. (In other words, pay money to get a positive review on the website). There are some good points in here, and in… Read More »

Plaxo Gets A Pounding

By | March 24, 2004

It seems Plaxo has been given a bit of a drubbing at the PC Forum. Jason Calacanis of thespamweblog reports about how Plaxo’s Tim Koogle has been hit with questions about the company’s concealed business model, its intrusiveness, and why people should trust Plaxo, or the future owner of Plaxo. People even hissed when Plaxo was mentioned during Tim… Read More »