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Filed under 'techcrunch'

September 9, 2010

Android Is As Open As The Clenched Fist I'd Like To Punch The Carriers With

Good post by MG Siegler, which covers why I don’t have an Android phone. With Apple, I have one benevolent dictator saying what I can and can’t do with my phone. With Android, I have Google, a manufacturer and a carrier all clammering to control the experience.

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September 12, 2009

TechCrunch: Yeah Ok, So Facebook Punk'd Us

Very satisfying. Facebook add a ridiculous feature, only visible to people who work at TechCrunch. A writer spots it, give FB a whole 24 minutes to respond to his questions, and in the TC way, rushes out a story so he can “scoop” competitors. Pwned!

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February 23, 2009

"Techcrunch are full of shit"

Last.fm follow up to the unsubstantiated rumour published as fact by TechCrunch on Friday.

April 24, 2008

Is Mike Arrington a Dick?

Posted without comment.

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May 22, 2007

Silicon Valley Could Use A Downturn Right About Now

Interesting post from Michael Arrington, up til now a cheerleader for Bubble 2.0.

December 3, 2006

CrunchGear » Do You Love or Hate Bose? Tell Us Why and Win a Prize!

Set-up for what certainly seems to be a hatchet-job on Bose, but it does include the superb introduction “Bose is sort of the Hillary Clinton of tech — you either love them or hate them, and they’ve got lots of cash.”

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May 15, 2006

TechCrunch » Moola’s Interesting Business Model

Hooray! It’s the first fucking idiotic, easily-gamable, pyramid-scheme, AllAdvantage-style “We’ll pay you to watch ads” business model of the new bubble.

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This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.