Comcast acquires Plaxo

21 05 2008

Comcast one of the biggest communication companies in the world invests in social networking. Comcast delivers broadband internet services, digital services and broadband phone service. By acquiring Plaxo, they can bring the social network to different devices and platforms. Comcast also focuces on commerce and content, the Plaxo network can offer professional content and extend their services for the Plaxo user.

Another example of the trends we see within the social network community (mySpace, bebo)

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Multimania 2M08, fully booked!

20 05 2008

Indeed, we welcome like a 1000 multimedia addicts. Multimania is having his 8th Edition in Kortrijk XPO.

4 tracks on design, development, audio- video, 3D, with a worldpremiere from Eyetronics.

Workshops on Adobe Air, Flash Media Server and MS Silverlight.

Check it out and visit the website.





WordPress (April) info from Matt founder from WordPress

6 05 2008
  • 240,494 blogs were created.
  • 281,729 new users joined.
  • 2,533,704 file uploads. (Y’all use the new uploader a lot more.)
  • About 740 gigabytes of new files. (Estimated, better number next month.)
  • 317 terabytes of content transferred from our datacenters. (Compare to last time we published transfer numbers.)
  • 3,258,032 posts and 1,330,355 new pages.
  • 5,775,721 comments.
  • 4,903,485 logins.
  • 655,178,604 pageviews on WordPress.com, and another 408,359,440 on self-hosted blogs. (1,063,538,044 pageviews total across blogs using our stats system. We broke a billion!!)
  • 63,730,680 pageviews in RSS feeds.
  • 884,208 active blogs, where “active” means they got a human visitor.
  • 152,005,525 unique people visited WordPress.com-hosted blogs.

Random facts:

  • About 30% of pageviews go to blogs with their own domains.
  • 43% of pageviews to permalink pages.
  • 30% of pageviews go to blogs in languages other than English. The most popular? Spanish, Portuguese, and Indonesian.
  • 63% of our visitors were from outside of the United States.
  • About 93% of pageviews were to people not logged in.
  • People logged in somewhere using OpenID 84 thousand times.
  • Blogs using the Digg3 theme got 5.26% of total traffic.
  • There were 475 posts made via the Atom API (234,831 with XML-RPC).
  • We sent 3,761,059 emails.

So many of our stats fall along 70/30 lines it’s scary.