$580 Million Invested in 41 Virtual Goods-Related Businesses in 2008

February 6, 2009

Trade media firm Show Initiative, LLC, via its www.VirtualGoodsNews.com blog, today released the VirtualGoodsNews.com 2008 Investment Report, announcing findings from a comprehensive study of publicly disclosed transactions which shows that venture capital and media firms have invested approximately $585 million in 41 companies that monetize and derive revenue at least in part through microtransactions, including […]

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Logitech VX Nano Cordless Laser Mouse Review

January 15, 2009

I’ve had the opportunity to use several higher-end computer mice from Logitech and they have always impressed me. The Logitech MX Revolution is arguably the best laser mouse I have ever used, offering unparalleled precision and speed, as well as a great level of comfort. Logitech took it down a few sizes with the VX […]

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Steve Jobs Takes a Medical Leave of Absence from Apple

January 14, 2009

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today sent the following email to all Apple employees: Team, I am sure all of you saw my letter last week sharing something very personal with the Apple community. Unfortunately, the curiosity over my personal health continues to be a distraction not only for me and my family, but everyone else […]

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Logitech Z Cinema Home Theater Speaker Review

January 14, 2009

It used to be that computers would be used for little more than text documents and spreadsheets, but more and more people are turning to their PCs for entertainment value as well. The trouble is that the speakers that are built into a laptop or come bundled with a desktop are usually pretty crappy. They […]

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TrendNet TEW-637AP Wireless Easy-N-Upgrader Review

January 13, 2009

I’ve covered a couple of TrendNet Wireless-N routers here in the past and each one seemed to improve on its predecessor just a little. The interesting thing is that for this time around, TrendNet didn’t decide to send us a Wireless N router, per se. Instead, they sent us the TrendNet TEW-637AP Wireless Easy-N-Upgrader. What […]

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CES 2009 – Forget the Gadgets, Buy the Gadget Makers!

January 12, 2009

Jennifer Openshaw, President of WeSeed and author of The Millionaire Zone (Hyperion), today awarded “WeSeed grades” for the top gadgets at the Consumer Electronics Show that are likely to have the greatest impact on the companies behind them. “The Las Vegas glitz over the games and gadgets is great, but the real story is the […]

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