Movaya Launches New Mobile Game Distribution Service

A few places have picked up the story that Movaya launched a service to make it equally easy for large retailers or small web sites (like this one) to add Mobile games for sale. Brier Dudley writes a blurb here. GameProducer.net received some comments here. NW Innovation profiles it here.More links to come....  …

Does Amazon Want You To Fight Roosters?

Ah, remember when having the world's largest selection of merchandise was a good thing?  Well apparently Amazon.com's decision to offer magaiznes catering to the Cock Fighting crowd has - in what will be the most overused pun in a decade - ruffled some feathers. The Register UK and Computerworld report the Humane Society has slapped Amazon.co…

What $20k gets you at Amazon.com

Looking for that special brithday gift? Looks like Amazon.com has exactly what you're looking for.  According to the description: "The JL421 Badonkadonk is a completely unique, extremely rare land vehicle and battle tank. Designed with versatility in mind, the Donk can transport cargo or a crew of five internally or on the roof, and can b…

Bubble Watch

Everyone is looking for signs so they'll recognize when the tech resurgence as become tech over-enthusiasm.  Well, here may be one company we look back on as an example of a technology searching - no trying to create - a need.The Seattle Times brings us the story of SpotScout, Inc.  Users in the SpotScout network will never have to search…

Guy Kawasaki’s Tips for Hindering Market Adoption

Guy Kawasaki published 14 ways that companies hinder their own marketing efforts.  The article offers some informative insights, and some just plain laughable things that "smart start-ups" do when they fail to see the forest for the trees.It's funny to think about how wrapped up some companies get in their own importance, that they f…

Shelfari

Shelfari is a new company I ran across recently. It looks like an interesting way to monetize your blog or web site in a visually appealing way. The wizard is a little hard to find, but once you track it down, it's wickedly easy to use. I use Squarespace for this web site because I have little to no code skill whatsoever, and it took about 4 secon…

Carena MD

I stopped by the University of Washington CIE Program's "Springboard" event last night.  42 interesting companies were out looking for MBA and undergraduate help in Marketing and other Business skills.  It was a well attended and well organized event, which is no surprise considering it was run by Connie Bourassa-Shaw and her te…

Cool Web Site – Geni.com

I’m not going to regurgitate stuff I see on TechCrunch every day.  But here’s a site the non-TechCrunch crowd can get behind.  At first Geni.com seems like a neat Web 2.0 application, and that’s it.  Great, we make a family tree.  We’ve seen that before. But this truly has some awe inspiring potential whe…