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  • Top Twitter Trends in 2010

    Top Twitter Trends in 2010

    As the year comes to a close we can’t help but put things into perspective by creating a “year’s best” list of everything imaginable. It happens every year and this year is no exception. The only difference this year is that we get to include areas of the social media explosion that has dramatically altered computer users online behaviors over the past few years. In this post we’ll dive into the top trends [...]

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  • The Rise of Facebook Mobile

    The Rise of Facebook Mobile

    “Facebook recently announced that the site now has 150 million mobile users worldwide. Much of this has to do with the rapid growth of app usage, specifically on smartphones.Perhaps not surprisingly, social networking apps are the the fastest growing category of all apps, with download rates increasing by 240% in the last year. Of these, Facebook apps are tend to be the most popular; [...]“

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  • What’s Next For Google

    What’s Next For Google

    Web 2.0 Summit (formerly named Web 2.0 Conference) brings the intelligence, innovation, and leadership of the Internet industry together in one place at one time. Through incisive plenary sessions, frank onstage conversations, rapid-fire “high order bits,” and Launch Pad, visionaries and executives from across the Internet economy present their unique perspective on the Web’s future. Web 2.0 [...]

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  • The State Of The Internet Industry

    The State Of The Internet Industry

    Legendary Internet analyst Mary Meeker has some statistics she thinks every Internet executive should know, including that iOS is growing faster than almost any other Internet technology in history.

    At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, the Morgan Stanley analyst led a rapid-pace presentation on the state of the Internet industry [...]

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  • How Important Have Apps Become?

    How Important Have Apps Become?

    It goes without saying that as more and more people transition to smartphones, the app industry will only get hotter. Pew’s recent report on mobile apps provided us with a wealth of information on the subject, including use demographics, most popular apps, frequency of use, and cost/number of downloads. These numbers make it clear that apps are becoming an increasingly important part of our [...]

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  • Web 2.0 Summit: Points of Control Map

    Web 2.0 Summit: Points of Control Map

    With the Web 2.0 Summit 2010 kicking off in San Fransisco this week I thought I’d put up a link to the super cool, and super detailed, interactive Web 2.0 Summit Points of Control Map.
    “As themes for conferences go, Points of Control is one of our favorites. Our industry over the past year has been driven by increasingly direct conflicts between its major players: Apple has emerged as a major [...]

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  • Sony Launches The World’s First HDTV Powered By Google TV

    Sony Launches The World’s First HDTV Powered By Google TV

    Sony unveiled the first Internet HDTV with Google TV at an event yesterday in New York City, New York. The company has introduced four different models — all of which will come preloaded with applications such as CNBC, Napster, NBA, Netflix, Pandora, Twitter, and YouTube. The new Sony HDTVs also include [...]

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  • Google TV

    Google TV

    Google TV - a software and hardware platform for set-top boxes and HDTVs based on the Android operating system and co-developed by Google, Intel, Sony and Logitech - is beginning to roll out into the marketplace. This could possibly mark the beginning of the next big thing, as true Internet TV becomes a reality. The really exciting part will be how developers utilize this new medium to create new [...]

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  • Web 3.0: The Movie

    Web 3.0: The Movie

    A story about the Semantic Web by Kate Ray
    Whether you call it Web 3.0, the Semantic Web, or the Giant Global Graph… due to the massive amounts of information on the web, relational databases with linked data are inevitable. The above, roughly 15 minute, video provides a good overview of the semantic web, which is essentially a move to “extend principles of the Web [...]

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  • Social Media Revolution 2 (Refresh)

    Social Media Revolution 2 (Refresh)

    If Facebook was a country, it would now be the third largest country in the world. It passed the U.S. earlier this year and is now eclipsed only by China and India in terms of raw population. That mind-boggling statistic — along with a few dozen more — are showcased in the above video, demonstrating social media’s explosive growth in recent years. Based on the book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman, the video [...]

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