Readwrite

ReadWrite (originally ReadWriteWeb or RWW) is a Web technology blog launched in 2003. RW covers Web 2.0 and Web technology in general, and provides industry news, reviews, and analysis. Founded by Richard MacManus, Technorati ranked ReadWriteWeb at number 12 in its list of top 100 blogs worldwide, as of October 9, 2010. RW was ranked #10 in the Techmeme leaderboards as of October 9, 2010. MacManus is based in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, but the officers and writers of RW work from diverse locations, including Portland, Oregon. Around September or October 2008, the New York Times technology section began syndicating RW content online.
Posts about Readwrite
  • Are We On The Brink Of a Post-App Era?

    … services could be pushing native calling out. A lack of access could also start driving users away from apps. Top down solutions like the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store concentrate exposure and downloads among a small portion of providers, and smaller developers are unable to compete. Open source solutions like MOD could be a solution…

    AllFacebook- 13 readers -
  • David Carr on the state of media: ‘The consumer is making out really well’

    … to the Facebook guys. They seemed very serious and sincere in wanting to work with publishers, but so did [Google chairman] Eric Schmidt. I think a lot of publishers don’t have any idea how much traffic is coming from Facebook. The hopeful thing is that when you talk to the Facebook dudes, they seem deadly sincere about actual dialogue. They don’t brush…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 17 readers -
  • Say Media’s post content plan: Sell a CMS

    … Say Media the media company may be dying, but Say Media the tech company lives on. Last week, Say Media confirmed it planned to sell off its publishing brands including ReadWrite and XoJane in favor of a business model that centers on Tempest, its publisher-focused CMS, as well as its ad network business. That effort is picking up steam. Say…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Content- 27 readers -
  • Platishers, beware: Say Media gives up on publishing

    … sites, XoJane and Fashionista, actually lost audience in the past year, and two others, ReadWrite and Remodelista, aren’t big enough to be measured by comScore. Meanwhile, there’s been an exodus of top executives, including ex-president Troy Young, his successor Kim Kelleher; and CFO Anna Baird. Scaling up was costly, and the company began losing…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 57 readers -
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