Articles tagged in web 2.0

  1. Top 60 Web 2.0 Apps in Australia

    Read/Write Web: Top 60 Web 2.0 Applications in Australia, or rather, top 60 web start ups by the Australians. Whether they are "Web 2.0" really depends on your definition. For example, why is a search engine indexing only Australian blogs considered "Web 2.0"? Don't we already have search engines and indexers in Web 1.0? Or why is one considered Web 1.0, yet another one a 2.0 site? Rounded corner, tags and RSS feeds? Anyway, an impressive list regardless -- showing the Aussies do not leave the bubble behind. I wish I could take a ride before the next burst.

  2. Anyone Twittering?

    Anyone on Twitter? It is Evan Williams' (of Blogger and Odeo fame) latest creation, and is currently hosted on TextDrive's accelerators. They call it micro-blogging, where you can post plain text of up to 140 characters using either the web site, your phone via SMS (if you are in …
  3. Web 3.0 is coming

    NY Times: Web 3.0 is on the horizon. Yes, Web 2.0 is so yester-year and we are eagerly waiting for the latest upgrade. Web 1.0/Sun: "Network is the computer"Web 3.0: "World wide web is your database" Web 2.0: Mesh-up of web-servicesWeb 3 …
  4. Buy YouTube? Ready to be Sued!

    Mark Cuban knows what he is talking about: Cuban, co-founder of HDNet and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, also said YouTube would eventually be "sued into oblivion" because of copyright violations. "They are just breaking the law," Cuban told a group of advertisers in New York. "The only reason …
  5. Data Ownership and Software as a Service

    Bert Armijo or 3tera wrote about Trendmapper, and in his opening sentence, he wrote: The beauty of the Internet is software becomes so easy to use that you can hundreds of useful little services without thinking about them... until they're gone. The idea of Software as a Service (SaaS) holds …
  6. Tim Berners-Lee on Web 2.0

    Read/Write Web: Berners-Lee Disses Web 2.0 -- "So Web 2.0 for some people it means moving some of the thinking client side so making it more immediate, but the idea of the Web as interaction between people is really what the Web is. That was what it was …
  7. What Powers Web 2.0 Economy?

    Steve Rubel reckons the current Web 2.0 cconomic is a vicious cycle: The Web sites and blogs that cover Web 2.0 -- sites that I really love -- are largely supported by ads from startups that also are hoping to capitalize in the rising interest in online advertising. This creates …
  8. Track your conversations with coComment

    coComment: "... enable you to efficiently track your comments comments and conversations with others across the blogosphere." I am just giving it a go at the moment and it has been very useful so far. Have you ever wondered where have you left a comment, and whether anyone else has replied …
  9. 37signals the new Google?

    InfomationWeek psychic Mitch Wagner thinks 37signals is the new Google, and then he spent the rest of his article praising 37signals and its web apps. It's an interesting company with "interesting" products, riding on the fame of RoR and AJAX. However the next Google? I don't think so. Google has …
  10. 5 Reasons Why Web 2.0 Matters

    Via Slashdot, your typical Web 0.9.76beta pl2 open source news site. Dion Hinchcliffe wrote Five Reasons Why Web 2.0 Matters. Here are the reasons he gave: The Focus of Technology Moves To People With Web 2.0Translation: Web 2.0 is people-centred, and they are here …