Plaxo plans social network

Plaxo plans to release a social network “aggregator” on Monday. Its key features look likely to be an independence from platforms like Facebook, the ability to add information about the social networks your contacts use, feed aggregation and control over your owen data. Plaxo hopes its independence from closed networks like Facebook will give it a competitive edge, although all the evidence is to the contrary right now. While many

Podcast: Customer is king on Reevoo

The podcast this week features an interview with Richard Anson, CEO of, a new UK-based start-up. The idea behind Reevoo is that customers can only review products they've actually bought, rather than the millions of half-baked reviews out there on things people have barely looked at. It is also a handy CRM exercise for online retailers. But listen to the podcast to get the full story.  News Update: