Sunday, May 11, 2008

Muxtape on AIR

Go2Web2.0 writes about social music site Muxtape:


Though the site is so simple to use, it's not so easy to find songs you may like. But I found this great AIR application today, that enables you to browse through random playlist, or search by Muxtape name.


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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Travel startup UpTake set to launch opinions super-site

VentureBeat writes about social travel site UpTake:


With so many online travel sites crowding the market, you’d think we were nearing a Web 2.0 travel bubble. But according to travel information search engine UpTake, which is launching May 14, there’s still an untapped niche in the market: a travel-opinions supersite.


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Fora.TV Squeezes Another $2 Million Out of Hearst and Adobe, But Still Comes Up Short

TechCrunch writes about social tv site Fora.tv:


Web video for intellectuals is a hard sell. The videos on Fora.TV come from speeches given by intellectuals and business people. It competes with Big Think, which has a slightly different format.


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Saturday, May 3, 2008

More Free Music at your Fingertips

Go2Web2.0 writes about social music site Streamzy:


New service Streamzy, offers users the ability to search for media then stream it live on the web. In addition to offering the ability to play or listen, users can also register for a free Streamzy account where they can save playlists and retrieve them on any computer with internet access.


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SSMunch: Ajax-based Music Search Engine

Go2Web2.0 writes about social music sites ssm√ľnch and Droble:


SSMunch is a simple search engine that helps you find the music you like on the web, then allows you to listen and download your favorite songs to your computer. None of the songs on site are hosted on SSMunch servers. SSMunch system crawls the internet for audio tracks and then provides the information for the users.


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Wolpy - a simple socnet for travellers

TechCrunch UK writes about social travel site Wolpy:


Coming out of Europe, Wolpy is a new social network for travellers to share their travel experiences. The basic idea is to create a map of the places you have visited and preview the places mentioned. You can share these places with your friends view their trips. You can view the map in full screen mode.


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Tripwolf Beta: 200 Free Invites For TechCrunch Readers

TechCrunch writes about social travel site Tripwolf:


The site offers advice and recommendations by locals and experienced travelers, and users get highly personalized travel recommendations from friends, peers and like-minded travelers. Users can create new locations, upload and edit content, then share their favorite places from around the world with friends.


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Recommendation Ventures And IceTV Team For TV Suggestions

TechCrunch writes about social tv site IceTV:


The new service, IceTV Recommendations will be provided to IceTV users as part of the IceTV EPG service. The service allows users to receive personalized suggestions and an opportunity to discover and record new TV shows. Suggested TV shows are displayed as an IceTV Recommendation using a separate icon within the IceTV electronic program guide, allowing IceTV users to easily locate and then select them for more information. From there users can set the recommended TV show to remotely record onto their compatible digital recording device at home within a few clicks.


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