This past September (prior to Google's acquisition of YouTube), while on stage at MIT's Emerging Technologies Conference, AOL Chairman and CEO John Miller noted that YouTube would not last as a stand alone company for very long. He was also asked if that meant AOL was trying to acquire the social video sharing site.
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During a presentation at the Web 2.0 Summit, author and consultant Don Tapscott previewed some the highlights from his forthcoming book, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.
I caught up with Salesforce.com Marc Benioff at the Web 2.
"We are at a very interesting juncture," said Ray Ozzie speaking with John Battelle at the Web 2.0 Summit.
Ask CEO Jim Lanzone and Microsoft search head Steve Berkowitz were asked about competing with Google during a session at the Web 2.0 Summit.
In a previous post, I've already rendered one opinion on why I think Dell doesn't quite get blogging. Today came more evidence of this.
Search is the motherload of the Internet today, as has been proven by Google. But it is still clunky and you end up with 149,000,000 results for "ajax" delivered in .
Chief Amazon Jeff Bezos was first on stage on the second day the Web 2.0 Summit.
When, as a part of ZDNet’s effort to turn its journalists into independent video producers as well, the folks in our broadband group sent me a Panasonic AG-HVX200K to play around with, I had no idea how much the camera they were sending me would prove to be a game changer when it comes to commercial video production in a distributed, collaborative environment.
Yesterday's Web 2.0 Summit included a few highlights worth mentioning.