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dot-com flops


We remember the websites that really bit the big one.

We remember the websites that really bit the big one.

May 21, 2008


Amazon fuels LivingSocial with $175 million

A not-very-close second-place player to Groupon in the daily deals market, this investment may give LivingSocial some extra momentum in the likely event that Groupon is acquired by Google.

By December 2, 2010


The 404 555: Where we're sweating in our jeans (podcast)

Another Natali Del Conte Thursday is upon us and as usual, her timing is perfect because all this week we've been talking about parenting!

By April 8, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 859: Don't get your flops in a watt

Rafe and Molly square off over the re-use of air conditioning technology, the fail whale sinks a deal between Facebook and Twitter, Gmail is cracked, and an enterprising astronaut creates the ultimate in must-have space tech: a zero-G coffee cup.

By November 24, 2008


The 404 237: Where Wilson ate some bad Tofurkey

The 404 had an all-around scattered Turkey Weekend that ended with Wilson getting Justin's deadly disease. With the show once again missing a host, we deflect the quantum of solace and invite MTI to chat it up about free flip flops and depressing holidays

By December 1, 2008


Big media hunts for Web cred, again

Print and TV giants have been forking over the cash in a flurry of Web acquisitions, but skeptics wonder if it'll be wasted money.

By August 15, 2007


Week in review: Try to read Microsoft's hips

On the eve of announcing a change in Vista that people have clamored for, the company reverses course and then clams up.

By June 22, 2007


How John Doerr, the old prospector, finally struck Google

John Doerr, a prominent venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, is as upbeat about the potential of Internet start-ups as ever.

May 3, 2004