All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GigaOm’

Gigaom Is Coming Back Under New Ownership

In March, the tech news industry was shocked by the news that one of its most prominent blogs, Gigaom, was shutting down after revealing it was unable to pay its creditors. On Tuesday, it was announced that the site will be back. It just won’t be the Gigaom that you knew. In other words, the domain will be there, along …

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Gigaom Shuts Down, “Unable to Pay Its Creditors”

Prominent tech blog Gigaom is shutting down, after it revealed it “recently became unable to pay its creditors”. Here’s what Gigaom management had to say Monday evening: Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working with its creditors that have rights to all of the company’s assets as …

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Chromecast Usage Growing Rapidly, New Version On The Way

Google’s Mario Queiroz spoke at a Gigaom event, and talked about the company’s hit streaming device Chromecast. He provided some new numbers (some of which are encouraging for users), and confirmed a new version of the device is on the way. While we don’t know much about what the new version will bring to the table, we did know another …

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Gigaom Shuts Down PaidContent As A Brand

Gigaom is shutting down paidContent.org as a standalone brand, and is rolling it into the Gigaom site. Last year, Gigaom acquired paidContent along with the rest of the ContentNext Media assets (which included mocoNews.net, contentSutra and paidContent UK – all of which have been living on paidContent.org) from Guardian News a & Media. The amount wasn’t disclosed, but was reportedly …

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GigaOm For Sale, According To Rumors

This is certainly only in rumor stage at this point, but Business Insider is reporting that popular tech blog network GigaOm may be for sale. Nicholas Carlson reports that a couple “insiders” have said GigaOm is “on the block,” with one saying the company has been “flirting with Bloomberg and Dow Jones.” Earlier this year, GigaOm acquired PaidContent, another industry …

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Splash.FM Thrives On In-Group Influence

Yesterday at 12pm EDT, just three months after its Private Beta launch, Splash.FM—a social music discovery platform that measures your musical influence—officially launched in Public Beta, making the once exclusive platform available to the masses. Splash.FM is a site that allows you to create a profile, follow your friends and other influencers, browse for songs, and “Splash” the ones you …

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