Thursday, August 16, 2007

Sifry Out, Layoffs At Technorati

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Something has happened to upset the apple cart at Technorati. Om Malik on GigaOM blogs: "The blog search service is going to layoff eight people and David Sifry is stepping down as the CEO. The company has been looking for a CEO for a while, and has been burning through ton of cash, and this move it seems is a way to extend the runway for Technorati..."

Folks, this is why I tell you to keep back-ups! I love Technorati, but there's also IceRocket and a few other tagging services out there. Who knows? Maybe Google will pick up Technorati. Then again, maybe not...
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