Posts Tagged ‘ Robert Scoble ’

Party Like It’s, Um, 2009: Gadget Blogger Fete at CES

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Events

Parnassus Group (and a bunch of sponsors) will be hosting the third annual “It Won’t Stay In Vegas” party during CES, Friday, January 9, at the Atomic Testing Museum.  Promoters tout the attendance by and participation of Robert Scoble, as well as Gary Vaynerchuk, and Andru Edwards. Say the party organizers: “Gary Vaynerchuk has picked […]



Reports Of PodTech’s Demise Are Not Entirely Bull####!

Jul 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting Networks, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Last fall, Podtech‘s then VP Robert Scoble said “Reports of PodTech’s demise are bull####!” Now, VentureBeat reports that podcasting startup PodTech has been purchased by ViewPartner, a communications technology company.  PodTech sold for under half a million dollars, a fraction of the $7.5 million invested in the company. PodTech struggled from the beginning to find […]



Exclusive Interview With Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback

Jun 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, New Media Organizations, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Podcasting Networks, Video, Video Podcasts

Internet video startup Revision3, the home of Diggnation, XLR8R TV, Epic Fu and other popular video podcasts, has been making headlines since its founding in 2005.

The most recent headlines, though, have surrounded Revision3′s extended outage over Memorial Day weekend, and the way CEO Jim Louderback’s very publicly pointed the finger at anti-piracy firm MediaDefender as the cause for the outage.

Podcasting News’ Publisher Elisabeth McLaury Lewin caught up with Louderback, who answered questions about Revision3, how they plan to respond to the MediaDefender attack and his vision for the future of Internet media.



Twitter Down Again? It’s Scoble’s Fault

May 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, Featured Story, Microblogging

Social messaging/microblogging site Twitter today addressed some of the most frequently asked questions about the site’s infrastructure, frequent downtime and what the company is doing about it. One of the most interesting comments they have is that Twitter power users are responsible for the site’s downtime: The events that hit our system the hardest are […]



FastCompany TV Goes Live Today With Scoble

Mar 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Robert Scoble left PodTech in mid-January to work for business magazine FastCompany. His new videoblogging gig, FastCompany TV, launched today. In his welcome video, Scoble lolls around on the beach in a seaside frolic (not kidding), and explains the company’s initial two video channels. FastCompany Live, the more immediately interactive of the channels, will feature […]



Robert Scoble Leaving PodTech, Moving To Fast Company

Jan 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts

Former Microsoft blogger and Naked Conversations author Robert Scoble has announced that he’s leaving podcasting startup PodTech to take a newly created position at Fast Company: First of all, thanks to John Furrier, James McCormick, and the entire PodTech team. I grew a lot over the past year due to the opportunities they gave me […]



Scoble Leaving PodTech To Take Show To Next Level

Dec 12th, 2007 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video, Video Podcasts

Earlier in the day, we reported that popular tech analyst Robert Scoble was planning to leave podcasting startup PodTech. Since then, Scoble has confirmed his decision on his blog: My last day there will be January 14th. I am working on a number of PodTech initiatives, including the CES BlogHaus as well as a Blogger […]