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Web 2.0 Summit – Day 2

11/21/2010, Photo: Carol Bartz, CEO, Yahoo! and John Battelle, co-founder, Web 2.0 Summit [Web 2.0 Summit 2010] – Nov, 16 – The day started with a bunch of announcements from Yahoo! which was launching its Local Offers Program with 20 partners, including...

Web 2.0 Summit 2010 Live Stream

11/16/2010, For those who could not make it to Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, you might be interested to know that you can follow the live stream from this page. Watch live streaming video from web20tv at livestream.com We’ve posted the full schedule for...

Web 2.0 Summit – Day 1 – Photo Gallery

11/16/2010, There were not that many news at Web 2.0 Summit except for Eric Schmidt, CEO, Google, showing an “unannounced Android device from an unannounced manufacturer with Near-Field Communication” that will allow people to do all kinds of thing...

RockMelt, a Social Web Browser

11/07/2010, Tomorrow, there’s a new competitor in the web browser arena: RockMelt. It’s a web browser built to fit perfectly “the way people use the web today” (they say), namely with Facebook, Google & Twitter completely integrated from...

US Warns North Korea That Twitter May Be the Point of No Return

08/17/2010, North Korea has announced via Twitter that the secretive regime has joined the rest of the social, modern world via social networking. The government has announced that it has now joined Twitter and has opened a YouTube channel, perhaps in a bid to spread...

Google Street View Under Fire for Privacy in Germany

08/11/2010, Google is under fire again over privacy issues in Germany after initial concerns over WiFi sniffing regarding the Google Street View team. This time, German officials are concerned that Google is only giving building owners only 4 weeks of time to opt out...

Google Goes Social With Slide Acquisition

08/06/2010, Google has acquired social gaming company Slide Inc. in an effort to remain (somewhat) competitive against Facebook (and Twitter). Although terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, many are speculating that the deal was completed at $200 million....

Wave to Google Wave as Google shuts it down

08/04/2010, Hailed by the social-techno-geek community as (almost) the solution to the world’s problems, Google Wave is unfortunately going to be abandoned (official post), just shortly after exiting beta mode. Google said that Wave has failed to attract users...

Social Media Dominates Online Time

08/02/2010, A recent Nielsen study now shows that social media is now our favorite online pastime, beating out email by a wide margin. The study shows that Americans spend 23 percent of online time on social media portals, with Facebook leading the pack, compared to...

Google Inks a 20-year Wind Energy Deal

07/20/2010, Google is buying 20 114 megawatts of wind power from NextEra Energy in a deal that will last for the next 20 years. The goal is to power data centers that support your usage of Google’s services so that Google can continue to grow the share of clean...

Facebook ranks low in customer satisfaction… because it can

07/20/2010, Being a phenomenal success is a great thing that relatively few companies enjoy, however, one doesn’t need to satisfy customers to enjoy such success: you simply need to offer them something that they want, really bad, like the social graph. In...