At DEMOfall 07 the usual assortment of applications with a twist on social networking, media sharing and shared workspaces were introduced. Between ZDNet and CNET Webware we covered the majority of the products demoed.
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Google and Microsoft took Capitol Hill Thursday as their rivalry spilled out during hearings on the Google's DoubleClick acquisition. Both parties have posted their prepared remarks before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Committee on the Judiciary.
Verizon Wireless on Thursday announced a device that may come in handy on the road: A USB wireless broadband that couples Evolution-Data Optimized (EDVO) access with 4GB of integrated storage.The general idea is to meld the storage and transport of documents, photos and video.
Sandisk is looking for more distribution for its solid-state drives. On Thursday, the company announced that it will offer its line of solid-state drives through systems integrators, notably Ingram Micro, D&H Distributing and Bell Microproducts.
A few odds and ends from the likes of Cisco, Yahoo and Jaxtr this morning.Cisco still loves Web 2.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Five take aways on Microsoft’s new Live Search. Gallery (right).
While new kinds of collaboration solutions are popping up like dandelions in the summer, most people still collaborate, often poorly, via email. At DEMOfall 07, Prolify introduced a collaboration environment that uses Outlook, as well as Web and mobile email, as a hub to integrate and synch with other applications, such as CRM, ERP, Microsoft Project and salesforce.
Charles Simonyi's gave a keynote presentation today at the MIT Emerging Technologies Conference in Cambridge, MA.
The morning session at DEMOfall 07 featured companies trying to solve aspects of the meeting madness and collaboration with Web 2.0 goodness.