VCs Still Struggling

4:30 PM -- Today on Contentinople:

  • Even though the drought is over for initial public offerings, venture capital firms aren't out of the woods yet, Dow Jones VentureSource says. In the second quarter of 2009, overall VC-backed liquidity dropped to $2.8 billion, 57 percent less than in the same period a year ago.

  • Contentinople publisher Scott Raynovich argues against the conventional wisdom that "information wants to be free." "Information wants to be compensated for its value," Raynovich writes. "It wants to be un-free."

  • Hybrid content delivery network Abacast has added Adobe Flash capabilities to its peer-assisted live video technology.

And in today's News Bits, Yahoo gets ready for its big makeover.

— The Staff, Contentinople

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