Nick Carr was at this best synthesizing the week that was--the Web 2.0 Summit--and he wasn't even there.
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According to a comment on my last post, eWeek has posted a story saying that Sun will open source Java using version 2 of the GNU General Public License (the GPL). However, clicking on the link leads you to eWeek's home page which means one of two things: either the long URL was fabricated by the person who left the comment, or eWeek has unpublished the story (removed it from its Web site).
Yesterday, I published a pair of posts that connect the dots between the recent Novell/Microsoft pact and Sun's plans to open source Java. I've been following the comments that ZDNet's readers have been filing under both.
This is a Part 2 that goes with this Part 1.While the buzz around the Web 2.
This week on the Dan & David Show, I give my rundown on the Web 2.0 Summit, including presentations by Jeff Bezos, Ray Ozzie, Marissa Mayer and others.
Yesterday, in reponse to Microsoft’s Patent Pledge for Non-Compensated Developers (which was an integral part of last week's pact between the software giant and Novell), Software Freedom Law Center CTO Bradley Kuhn issued a tersely worded warning to the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community that the pledge is of "little value.
Ever since Microsoft entered into their agreement with Novell, everyone has been speculating that Microsoft will sue RedHat. My question is ... Why would they bother?
The Simile Project's Timeline tool is a nifty way to present event data on the Web.
Vint Cerf, one of the creators of the Internet and Google's vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist, and Robert Pepper, the FCC’s chief of policy development after 19 years and now Cisco's senior managing director of global advanced technology policy, faced off on the topic of net neutrality at the Web 2.0 Summit.
Here's a crazy story about how some paparazzi apparently provoked actress Denise Richards to toss two laptop computers off of a hotel balcony (always my first instinct when I'm being hounded by photographers). According to CNN:Global TV reported Richards was filming a scene for the movie "Blonde and Blonder" when she allegedly confronted a photographer trying to take her picture.