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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...

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...

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 Virus Spreads Under Sexy Video Disguise

05/22/2010, Facebook users are targeted by a new Trojan malware that spreads disguised as a link to a Distracting Beach Babes video. Yeah, that’s the oldest trick in the malware book, but not surprisingly, it will unfortunately work with many (most?)...

Pearltrees “Super Embed” Feature

05/06/2010, [Web 2.0] Pearltrees defined itself as the “leading-edge social web curation tool and discovery platform”, personally, I prefer “visual collaborative web browsing interface“, the word “platform” is overrated these days....

The Next Big Thing in TV and Video @ NewTeeVee

11/16/2009, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) – This year, GigaOm’s NewTeeVee Live has explored TV Everywhere. In addition to general sessions, the conference featured 10 upcoming video startups—each providing a critical element of video and TV...