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GigaOM
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URL http://GigaOM.com
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Web 2.0 Blog
Registration None
Available language(s) English
Owner GigaOmniMedia, Inc.
Created by Om Malik and others
Current status Active

GigaOM is a Web 2.0 blog started by Om Malik and published by Giga Omni Media, Inc. in San Francisco.[1] According to the company website it has a monthly global audience of 500,000.[1] It is among the top 50 blogs worldwide by Technorati Rank[2][clarification needed], and is listed on CNet's Blog 100 list.[3]

It offers Web 2.0 news, analysis and opinions on startups, new technologies, broadband and online games. According to GigaOM, the site's readership includes a worldwide following of technology industry leaders, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs. In June 2006, Malik left his day job to work on GigaOM full-time.[4]

It has also organized conferences such as GigaOM's Mobilize 09, NewTeeVee Live, and Structure 09, drawing presenters such as Sanjay Jha and Andy Rubin[5]

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GigaOM network

GigaOM integrates a number of other blogs and services into its network. These include:

  • WebWorkerDaily (launched September 2006), a blog catering to people who use the web for work.
  • NewTeeVee (launched December 2006), a blog covering online video news.
  • Earth2Tech (launched July 2007), a blog covering the business of clean technology.
  • OStatic (launched March 2008), a resource for open source software and services.
  • jkOnTheRun (launched as a personal blog in May 2004 and acquired by GigaOM in July 2008), a mobile technology blog.
  • TheAppleBlog (launched November 2004 and acquired by GigaOM in September 2008), about Apple Inc. and related tools and applications.
  • GigaOM jobs (launched August 2006), a technology-focused job board.

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