Hehe – didn’t expect them reacting that fast to my call for an openID for Social Networks…. but dataportability.org today announced that Google and Facebook joined their ranks. Google will be represented by Brad Fitzpatrick, the inventor of LiveJournal and one of the primary minds behind OpenID. Facebook will be represented by Benjamin Ling, who today runs the Facebook platform. Marshall has more… Unfortunately we in the EU do have
Twitter becomes a ( political ) aggregator. Ted Shelton uses it. Earlier today twitter was seen as an interview platform.
Hello. My name is Michael Reuter. I am co-founder of iognos,, AppAdvisors, AppInvest and appstar. Before app economy I co-founded YiGG, the independent German social news site, which I sold in 2012. I have been an entrepreneur in the online business since 1995 when I founded arsmovendi.com (later travelgate AG), one of the first online travel agencies in Germany. This is my blog which I started in January 2008. I
One very offline business idea came into my mind: You all know Starbucks. Starbucks entered a overcrowded market (you got your coffee nearly everywhere) with a commodity product (coffee). The result: they are exremely successfull and are running 13.000+ stores worldwide. In Europe, especially in Germany, Italian food is ubiquitous – here in Munich we have hundreds of little pizza restaurants and Italian coffee bars. I think it’s time for