10 Blogs To Following Technology News, Social Media and Web Startup

July 30th, 2010 by aditia rahman / No Comments  


The era of blogs still continue to grow, blog enables you to publish everything you like, and some of these blogs that I mention can steal a lot of readers from big company, in internet industry some says a big company is not the guarantee to win game, but it have to be fast.

Social Media Blogs

If you are a social media addict, internet entrepreneur or something like that, maybe you didn’t want to left behind what is happening on the industry, and some of these blogs can provide you a really fast tech news, just follow them on twitter or subscribe them.

1. Mashable


from: http://mashable.com/about/

- Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 25 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new Web sites and services, and offering social media resources and guides. Mashable’s audience includes early adopters, social media enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, influencers, brands and corporations, marketing, PR and advertising agencies, Web 2.0 aficionados and technology journalists. Mashable is also popular with bloggers, Twitter and Facebook users” an increasingly influential demographic -

2. Techcrunch


from: http://techcrunch.com/about-techcrunch/

- TechCrunch was founded on June 11, 2005, as a weblog dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies. In addition to covering new companies, we profile existing companies that are making an impact (commercial and/or cultural) on the new web space. TechCrunch has now grown into a network of technology focused sites offering a wide range of content and new media -

3. Readwriteweb


from: http://readwriteweb.com/about/

- ReadWriteWeb is one of the most popular technology blogs in the world, known for offering insightful analysis about each day’s Internet industry news. ReadWriteWeb was founded on April 20, 2003 by Richard MacManus and is now one of the most widely read and respected blogs in the world. Our readers are smart, tech savvy, engaged, decision makers. 46% have ‘significant input’ or “make final information technology purchase decisions.” As one advertiser put it, “The real users of the Web read ReadWriteWeb.” -

4. Gigaom


from: http://gigaomnetwork.com/about/

- The GigaOM Network is a business media company linking the world’s leading technology innovators to a global audience of prospective customers, business partners, and investors. The GigaOM Network builds communities, uniting innovators and their partners through online media, events, and research.

The flagship blog, GigaOM, was launched in 2006 by veteran technology journalist Om Malik with True Ventures as the founding seed investor. Other sites in the GigaOM Network include Earth2Tech, jkOnTheRun, NewTeeVee, OStatic, TheAppleBlog, and WebWorkerDaily.

GigaOM Network sites have emerged as leading blogs in their respective areas, known for providing in-depth analysis of developing news stories, and the company provides its content to high-profile media partners, including CNN, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Reuters, and Salon.com.

The GigaOM Network also hosts branded conferences aimed at key verticals in the technology industry, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, and Green:Net -

5. Smedio


from: http://smedio.com/about-us/

- Founded in January 2010, Smedio is the new media and social web guide for businesses and marketers. Our aim is to continuously define the business value of new media and the social web by equiping you with the needed insight and innovative ideas to help your business grow even more, using technology, new media, and the social web by bringing you useful breaking news, latest trends and techniques that you can use immediately -

6. Techi


from: http://www.techi.com/about/

- Techi is an exciting platform that serves fresh daily technology news, funky new design stuff, in-depth editorial articles, and reviews –

7. ArsTechnica


from: http://arstechnica.com/site/about-ars-technica.ars

- We at Ars take great pride in our unique combination of technical savvy and wide-ranging interest in the human arts and sciences. Our editorial team is at home on Linux, Mac, and Windows; they know both the home and the enterprise; they understand law and politics; and they specialize in bringing readers the right answer, the first time. It’s no wonder that Ars has become a “go-to” destination for those who need to sift the wheat from the chaff.

Ars Technica is also unique in a number of ways. We are a proud leader in conversational media, a new and exciting answer to the reader’s need and desire for fresh voices, informed reporting, and reader engagement. Ars writers aren’t afraid of wit or strongly-held opinions, and readers find both on display throughout our work. But at Ars, “opinion” never devolves into dogma; we strive for measured judgments and carefully relayed contexts. Those who come to Ars looking for computing religion won’t find it, and that’s why millions of readers trust our take on the day’s tech news and look forward to our original reporting.
Then there’s our formidable community. While “community” has lately become a Web buzzword, Ars has been building a real online community since its founding over eight years ago. We encourage reader feedback and participation in conversation via discussion on every article, as well as in the renowned Ars OpenForum”one of the Internet’s true treasure troves, and one of the largest, documented community databases of tips, technical help, and camaraderie on the planet -

8. Penn-Olson

from: http://www.penn-olson.com/about-us/

- Founded in July 2009, Penn Olson provides you with social media, marketing and business  content. Many blogs write on tech  but we try to be a little different here. Instead of tech, we focus on applying these tech knowledge in branding, marketing and business. In 140 characters (short), we’re basically a tech-marketing blog -

9. VentureBeat

Venture Beat

from: http://venturebeat.com/about/

- Founder Matt Marshall  covered venture capital for the San Jose Mercury News until he left in September 2006 to launch VentureBeat as an independent company. In 2007, he teamed up with Eric Eldon, who became the site’s second writer. In early 2008, VentureBeat hired Anthony Ha and veteran reporter Dean Takahashi. More recently, VentureBeat hired Camille Ricketts and Kim-Mai Cutler.

In 2008, the New York Times called VentureBeat one of the best blogs on the Web, and now the NYT runs VentureBeat’s articles on its web site. In March 2009, VentureBeat signed a partnership agreement with IDG to produce DEMO, the leading conference for launching emerging technology products -

10. Startupmeme

Startup meme

from: http://startupmeme.com/about-startupmeme/

- Startup Meme is dedicated to covering Facebook and the world of Social Startups. The blog was started in 2007 -

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