Categories: mash-ups

Web Mashups: Parlor Tricks or Real Businesses?

Posted by: Rob Hof on February 17

VC Peter Rip loves Web mashups, but he wonders if too many of them will find it difficult to transform themselves from cool combinations of sites to sustainable businesses. It's...

Mash-up Heaven

Posted by: Rob Hof on January 18

Mash-ups of multiple Web sites are among the coolest things online today. But how to keep up? With Mashupfeed, of course, where you can subscribe to a feed of the...

Mash Up The News

Posted by: Rob Hof on November 25

Jeff Jarvis notes a very interesting experiment at the Washington Post: Post Remix. If you've got a little technical flair, you can use the Post's RSS feeds to create...

Diggdot.us: A Little Relief for Web Overload

Posted by: Rob Hof on November 21

I've been getting swamped by feed overload for months now. An hour or two out of my day, and while I'm getting a heck of an education, I'm kinda running...

Gada.be Searching

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 11

Chris Pirillo has debuted a new meta-search engine, gada.be. Apparently, it's getting hit pretty hard, so the performance isn't yet up to snuff, but if he gets that straightened out,...

Chicagocrime.org Creator to Newspapers: Hire More Programmers

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 03

Editorandpublisher.com has a good interview with Adrian Holovaty, creator of the great Web mash-up Chicagocrime.org and now (get ready for a mouthful) editor of editorial innovations at the Washington Post.Newsweek...

A Mash-up Matrix

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 27

Via O'Reilly Radar, here's a link to a new matrix of Web mash-ups. It's a great guide to the programmable Web from (naturally) the programmableweb blog written by John Musser....

Hey Kids, There's a Revolution in Retailing

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 16

Robert Scoble throws out an intriguing new vision of online retail following his recent visit with the folks at eBay's developers program: "For instance, check out fatlens.com. That site sells...

A9.com Maps: Picture This

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 15

Just as maps are becoming one of the Web's prime places for innovation to flower, Amazon.com's A9.com is joining the fray. On Monday night--actually Monday afternoon, if you happened to...

The Monkey's Back

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 02

After a couple of weeks in the doghouse, a cleaned-up Greasemonkey has returned. Say what? That's the free add-on to the Firefox browser that lets you add any of...

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Ballmer?

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 28

At an analyst conference today, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a choice comment. "We have won on the desktop," he said according to this account at CNET News.com. "Now...

More Mash-ups with Google Maps

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 27

The mash-ups keep on comin', and Google Maps is leading the way. O'Reilly Radar has a roundup, including one tracks the space shuttle. ApartmentRatings.com just let me know that...

Remix Your Web with Mash-ups

Posted by: Rob Hof on July 14

I had a lot of fun with my story on Web mash-ups, which runs in new issue of BusinessWeek. Mash-ups, named after hip-hop mixes of two or more songs, combine...

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