Monthly Archives: January 2007

Midas List – no Japanese

Forbes has posted their “Midas List” of the top 100 technology dealmakers (angel investors, venture capitalists, bankers, etc.) Not one Japanese VC on the list. David Chao (who invests in Japan and other places of course) and Alan Miner (who

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the cost of monoculture

(I am still preparing for posts on my China trip, but I wanted to first address the issue of monoculture as it is very relevant now.) What would you say if I told you that there was a nation that

Posted in Firefox, Mozilla

new Softbank phones

Looks like Masayoshi Son is paying big money for Aya Ueto to promote their new line of phones. Cameron Diaz couldn’t make this event I guess. ITmedia D モバイル:ワンセグ、世界最薄、HSDPA、20色展開など14機種58色──ソフトバンクの春モデル

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Outfoxed

Looks interesting. In a nutshell, I’m exploring ways for you to use your network of trusted friends to determine what’s good, bad, and dangerous on the internet. Outfoxed does this by adding functionality to the Firefox web browser. What is

Posted in Firefox, Mozilla

Comscore undercounts Firefox

Self-explanatory. 5. Firefox and Safari. We knew that Comscore’s toolbar did not work on Safari, and therefore did not count the typically sophisticated users of the Apple Mac internet browser. But I hadn’t realized how much Comscore undercounted usage of

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