In an interview with John Battelle at the Web 2.0 Expo today, the Google CEO Eric Schmidt announced that a presentation application that is part of the Google Docs and Spreadsheets is forthcoming, completing the basic "Office" suite.
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Swivel doesn't mention the term "data visualization" in explaining what it does. Instead the company speaks about "exploring all the world's data and making it fun and insightful for everyone.
The names we give things are some times unfortunate. Take "user generated content," for example.
Microsoft has released a Windows Media Player plug-in so the player works with Firefox 2.0 on Vista.
EMC CEO Joe Tucci said there was some "slight caution" among corporate technology buyers, but there's plenty of spending in North America. Tucci's comments echo what CDW recently said about enterprise spending.
Om Malik highlights the FTTH Council, a group that is pushing the U.S.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Move over, Yahoo Pipes. Microsoft readies its own Web 2.
Intel unveiled its system-on-a-chip plans with a chip code-named "Tolapai" at the Intel Developers Forum in Beijing. The chip giant described Tolapai as a family of enterprise system-on-a-chip products designed to combine several system components on one platform.
Tim O'Reilly opened the keynote phase of the Web 2.0 Expo describing the Web 2.
Speaking at the Web 2.0 Expo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo shared the growth numbers for S3, the company's on demand storage service (check out the video clip of his remarks).