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meVC.com Offers White-Knuckle VC Ride to the Masses

The Internet world's philosophy of trickle-down populism has spawned...

Where Are They Now?

A lot of companies, their PR people and the...

Swimming Against An Offal Tide of FlackSpam

The whole Y2K non-event was a crushing disappointment to...

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Where Are They Now?

A lot of companies, their PR people and the occasional freelance journalist ask me about how we select the companies to feature in VC Watch columns. We've got a pretty straight-forward formula that goes like...

Swimming Against An Offal Tide of FlackSpam

The whole Y2K non-event was a crushing disappointment to VC Watch which was praying for a cleansing of sorts, an opening of the earth that would swallow forever the creators of "a leading, robust,...

Newsletters.com Guides Dead-Tree Publishers Online

As the Internet rushes to make the sum of all human knowledge available at the click of a mouse, the dead-tree publishers of highly specialized, often very expensive newsletters have been left at the...

Of Wireless Webs and Talking Dogs

The wireless Web is a whole lot like a talking dog: you're so amazed it can say anything at all that you can almost forgive it for not having anything to say. When VC Watch...

Popping the Euro-Corks Over ‘Unfair Competition’

All that bottled-up Old World indignation really popped a cork in mid-December when VC Watch wrote about the Internet Griping in European Whine Country. "I am sick of putting up with this American hegemony online,"...

S3 Gets Coal, Not Diamonds in eStocking

T'was the week after Christmas and all through the land, Diamond Rio buyers were making a stand. They'd placed express orders that still weren't at hand, And were angry and grumpy and bustin' a gland. They'd all...

Recourse Technologies: Roach Motel for Hackers

Think of ManTrap from Recourse Technologies as a roach motel where crackers hack in but they can't hack out. For $3,495, the ManTrap software automates the creation of a vulnerable looking decoy server to entrap...

Internet Griping in European Whine Country

That great whining noise from across the Atlantic is the crypto-existential mewling about how the Internet is dominated by the United States. At a conference in Paris last week, a group of French and...

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