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Lausanne, CHE
deskNET SA
PSE-C Parc Scientifique EPFL
Lausanne, 1015, CHE


CTO & Co - Founder



sobees is developed by deskNet, a Swiss software company. sobees is the perfect desktop companion for online social networks aggregating information from the likes of Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Digg, Flickr and Youtube.

You can use sobees either directly on your desktop or on the web. sobees is available in different languages and offers local services according to languages. Additional devices will be added over time (mobile phones, etc.).

Our three products at a glance:

sobees lite (previously bDule)

sobees lite offers the best integration of Facebook, Twitter and Myspace together with real-time search directly from your desktop.

sobees lite is available at this time for Windows 7, Vista and XP. sobees lite is built using dotNET 3.5 SP1 / WPF.

sobees web

directly from the web, an easy way to access and manage your favorite social networks and stay informed constantly. Sobees web is the web equivalent of sobees lite. sobees web is available at this time for Mac and Windows users. sobees is based on Silverlight technology.


a very complete program to check your preferred sports, pictures and social networks. Create a free account and customize your computer with all your different likes easily. sobees has been taken as example of the next gen newspaper by Microsoft.

sobees is available at this time for Windows 7, Vista and XP. sobees lite is built using dotNET 3.5 SP1 / WPF.

Recent Milestones


sobees from sobees on Vimeo.


sobees screenshot
Above: sobees lite
Uploaded: 10/19/09
sobees screenshot
Above: sobees web
Uploaded: 10/19/09


Launch DateApril, 2008
Closed Date2009
Tags friendfeed, twitter, sobees, wpf

bTT is a FriendFeed-Twitter combined downloadable module that runs independently from the sobees platform. The module allows you to integrate comments/likes directly into the main flow, show/hide all comments, post directly to Twitter and Friendfeed and filter streams by service.

For the Twitter service, bTT shows the difference between where the updates are coming from by highlighting Twitter updates in sky blue, while Twitter updates through Friendfeed follow the standard color scheme, black.

bTT and sobees are built in WPF and runs on Windows Vista / XP. Both require .NET 3.5.

via: SheGeeks

sobees screenshot
Above: June, 08
Uploaded: 6/3/08
sobees screenshot
Above: June, 08
Uploaded: 6/3/08

Launch DateOctober 23, 2008

sobees offers mainstream users an enhanced computer experience: • pulls Internet tasks done frequently and repetitively to the desktop, which makes these activities more accessible and easier to execute • organizes and integrates Web applications, modules, and information in a single tool on your desktop • eliminates the need to shuffle between web pages and desktop applications • creates a social network and community with seamless data sharing • offers an easy user experience with a friendly and intuitive interface that allows you to customize and control your content and computer experience sobees currently offers a range of modules and services such as election08, news for any topic (newspapers, blogs, photos, videos and tweets), RSS, photos (Flickr), Facebook and Twitter status update, web search, weather… Moreover the sobees community enables you to follow your friend’s activities, send them messages and easily share any item with them. New modules and services are added on a regular basis.

sobees consists of a software application that can be easily installed on a Windows XP or Vista computer.

sobees screenshot
Above: sobees desktop
Uploaded: 9/9/08

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