Archive for the 'Entrepreneurship' Category

Tim Berners-Lee on the Internet of Things

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Interesting article by the inventor of the Web. At kooaba we connect physical things to the Web through image recognition for mobile devices … the Internet of Things realized through image recognition – or mobile visual search.

Google adds face recognition to Picasa

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Two years after Google bought Neven Vision (their?) face detection and recognition technology was added to Picasa yesterday. Two years ago I assumed that they would probably do that – just like Riya at the time. Interestingly, the latter seems to have been pretty much abandoned in favour of Like. The question ow is, how [...]

Congratulations to the Venture leaders 2008

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Last year Herbert won and represented us for kooaba at Venture leaders in Boston – this year I congratulate especially: Remo Stefan Mael Paul Mark Christian Have fun in Boston, guys!


Saturday, March 8th, 2008

This is interesting: an on-line tool for competitor analysis, Rivalmap. It seems there is a web 2.0 tool for about anything by now . It’s an interesting concept though, especially for collecting information such as blogposts etc. related to the competition. Also, the comparison charts look really nice. For the interface it clearly borrows from [...]

Update on Recent Developments

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

Cool: In November I wrote that Xing should add the facebook-like newsfeed. And now they have it. Nice! However, you only see the last three events. To get the rest you have to be premium member. Typical Xing, I would say.

Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Try mosaickr

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

As of today, we have set up poster printing with Zazzle. Which means worldwide mosaickr poster delivery to your door. Plus, you can choose from a range of printing options, including printing on canvas or custom framing. Awesome! How about a nice mosaick poster of shared memories to your loved one’s for Christmas? Here are [...]

Random comments and thoughts about recent developments

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Observation 1: facebook is spreading rapidly in Switzerland. Everyday more and more people I used to go to school with sign up. I guess local players like klassenfreunde will be obsolete soon. What about StudiVZ? Not sure … Comment 1: the real killer app in facebook is the Newsfeed. Seeing what has happened in your [...]

mosaickr wins more prices

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

quote: “To the creative genius[es] behind Mosaickr, We’d like to congratulate you on being nominated for, and selected as, our award winner for MASHUP OF THE DAY at Your mashup is featured at, where users from all over the world can view your work.” ‘nough said