Classmates.com Cancels IPO

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Dec 132007
 

The New York Times reports that United Media has withdrawn its proposal to IPO its Classmates.com unit. United Media cited “unfavorable market conditions” for the withdrawal, but Cowen & Co. analyst Jim Friedland puts it more bluntly: “We expect the Classmates.com subscriber base to peak in the first half of 2008, followed by a steady […]

May 272007
 

A few posts ago I promised to elaborate on a little gotcha that bit us in the butt while prepping the “blocks” to enable Popfly apps to use the Windows Live Contacts web control and Windows Live Spaces web control .  Here it is:  IE has a handy document.namespaces object that reflects the namespaces defined […]

May 222007
 

Scott Isaacs shares some additional “best practices” points on dealing with popup windows and popup blockers: Always program window.open() very defensively… Always try catch any calls to window.open() and if you are retaining a reference to the window (e.g., var w = window.open(…)), always make sure the “w” is a valid object (and again try […]