30 Dec Some Familiar Names in TechCrunch ‘Dead Pool’
Popular blog and eNewsletter TechCrunch has a rather crass ‘Dead Pool’. They relish in declaring the demise of a start-up.
Sadly, there are some well-known names in their year-end round up of failed companies and projects called The Year-End Dead Pool 2007 including:
– AOL To Discontinuing Netscape Browser Development
– CompUSA Going Into The DeadPool
– Yahoo Shutting Down Auctions and Yahoo Photos In Favor Of Flickr
– Google dropped shopping search brand name Froogle in favor of the more descriptive and powerfully branded ‘Google Product Search’