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…

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

    … as primary contributors. I think you have to be super careful. This was a big year for new media startups. How sustainable are they? What would happen if you took away all the exits and people had to make a living off existing CPMs? It would be pretty bloody. You just saw ReadWrite, XoJane pull back. There could be more of that. People could get…

    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- 25 readers -
  • Platishers, beware: Say Media gives up on publishing

    … technology roots: XoJane and the rest of its owned sites, including tech property ReadWrite and decorating go-to Remodelista, are up for sale. CEO Matt Sanchez said trying to be both media and technology company ultimately proved too hard. Ultimately, even during a time when every media company wants to dress itself up as a tech outfit too, the differences…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 56 readers -
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