Sometimes I am amazed at how much Silicon Valley lags when it comes to wireless. A few weeks ago, people were treating Twitter as the new shiny shiny. SMS-based group messaging… for Koreans and Japanese, that is so retro. The web-part is nice, though. Now it is Jaiku, which has been around for a while. Memers are loving it… and rightfully so. My next pick to be discovered, oh say in six months is Kyte.tv from DeCentral.
Om Malik is the founder of Gigaom. He is a venture partner at True Ventures. Om is the author of Broadbandits: Inside the $750 Billion Telecom Heist. He has been blogging for over a decade and in the past held various staff writing positions at Forbes.com, Red Herring and Business 2.0. He also has contributed to the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. He is the founder of Desiparty.com. His full bio is here.