GigaOM RoadMap 2011: live video coverage

Our first-ever GigaOM RoadMap event is today, examining how constant connectivity will change the way we work, live, create and consume. Watch the livestream and follow our live blogs here. The livestream starts at 8:40 a.m.

Andy Bechtolsheim & Drew Houston to speak at GigaOM RoadMap

We are adding two new speakers — Andy Bechtolsheim and Drew Houston — to our lineup for the GigaOM RoadMap, our conference that will look at how connectedness changes everything from how we live, work, create and consume. It is being held on November 10 in San Francisco.

Twitter/Square co-founder Jack Dorsey to speak at RoadMap

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the Internet’s two hottest companies, Square and Twitter, will be a keynote speaker at our GigaOM RoadMap conference, to be held on November 10 in San Francisco. Dorsey is one of the technology luminaries who will talk about the impact of connectedness.

Introducing GigaOM RoadMap: the future of connectivity is here

Here at GigaOM HQ, we’re gearing up for our inaugural GigaOM RoadMap Conference on Nov. 10. Over the course of the one-day event, we’re featuring 20 innovators who are shaping the world of the connected consumer and reinventing business as we know it. Here’s what to expect at the event.

Dorsey dangles the Apple carrot for Twitter devs

How do you make amends with a development community after taking away some of their tools and rendering at least a few of their products unusable? Try offering them the keys to a much bigger kingdom, for starters: namely, the sizeable pool of iOS device owners.

So was the Twitter Town Hall better than a regular one?

After having a YouTube Q&A and a Facebook session, the Obama administration upped the ante with a Twitter town hall on Wednesday. While it wasn’t exactly a dramatic step towards transparency and openness, it was probably a little better than a traditional town hall.

Square gets $100M, valued at $1B

One thing is clear: Investors love Square, the payments company co-founded by Jack Dorsey, the co-creator of Twitter. The veteran venture capital firm of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is leading the $100 million investment in the company that is said to be valued at $1 billion.

It’s Obvious: Ev Williams and Biz Stone, together again

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is leaving the company to join former CEO Evan Williams and former lead developer Jason Goldman in a new venture called Obvious. For the team that helped create Twitter and Blogger, expectations for their new project are going to be pretty high.