News Cellar - Startup Profile

People search on the web with Spock

By Mercury News
Sunday, July 1st, 2007 at 11:30 pm in Inside Silicon Valley.

One of the more talked about valley start-ups in recent months is Spock, which is about to come out of private beta. Founded in 2006 by Jay Bhatti and Jaideep Singh, Spock is a people search web site that aims to be the most comprehensive source of information about just about anyone. Spock crawls the web looking for information about people famous and non-famous. And in wiki-like fashion, it lets users add tags and relevant links to its search results pages. The company demonstrated its product at the recent Web 2.0 Expo, and has been chatted up in numerous blogs and tech sites.

News Cellar - Startup / Entrepreneurship

The Wall Street Journal Online Introduces 'Entrepreneur' Small Business Channel With MasterCard as Launch Advertiser

Prime Newswire
New Channel Integrates and Expands With Journal Coverage

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- In an expansion of The Wall Street Journal Online's small business content, has been incorporated into a new, free small business channel on called Entrepreneur (, launched in 1999, offered small-business owners and entrepreneurs expert guidance to help them survive and grow in a competitive business environment.

"Entrepreneur reflects the depth and extent of The Wall Street Journal Online's small business coverage, which goes beyond the start-up stage," said David Patton, Assistant Managing Editor,, who oversaw the relaunch efforts. "We're excited to offer a free channel featuring The Wall Street Journal's complete coverage of small business issues, from the earliest planning stages to financing growth and expansion -- everything a small business owner or entrepreneur needs to know to succeed."

News Cellar - Startup / Entrepreneurship

Internet Entrepreneur Launches Quit Smoking Program

Written by Jae Taylor
Friday, 10 August 2007

"How I broke free from being a chain smoker" Smoking cigarettes remains the third leading cause of death in the United States. But learning how to quit smoking for good is so difficult despite its glaringly harmful consequences?

Could it be that the true reason behind cigarette addiction dwells deep within the subconscious mind?

Rick Beneteau and Rick Saruna the co-creators of the Quit Smoking For Good Right Now program believe that's exactly where the key to cigarette addiction resides.

According to Beneteau and Saruna the only way to permanently quit smoking is to use specialized NLP (Neuro-Linguistis-Programing), a popular form of hypnosis therapy.

Personal Growth - Life

Secrets of Sexual Body Language

The Rule of Four

Martin Lloyd-Elliott, author of 'Secrets of Sexual Body Language,' says you need to observe four separate sexual body language cues to be sure someone is interested in you. Keep your eyes on everything, including hair, face muscles, skin, eyes, mouth, legs and even toes for potential signals. You may see many of these cues when you're with friends, which is natural, but just because you've seen the right kind of smile doesn't mean that he or she is hoping to hook up.

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