John Battelle and Tim O’Reilly kicked off the industry heavyweight portion of the Web 2.0 Summit with a few remarks about Web 2.
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Somewhere in the back of my mind, the fact that I have seen multiple news headlines having to do with new or ongoing lawsuits in the tech industry was gnawing at me. So, I decided to search ZDNet on the words "infringement" and "lawsuit" to see what came up.
The rest of the world is beginning to get hip to what happens when the provider of a digital rights management technology (DRM) decides to change gears as Microsoft recently did when it essentially forked its DRM into two versions: one that it keeps for itself and its Zune brand and the other, known as PlaysForSure that, for the time being, it continues to license to licensees such as Real, Yahoo, F.Y.
During a session at the Web 2.0 Summit, author and consultant Don Tapscott shared results from a research project on the Net generation, the first humans to grow up digitally.
Blogger and stock analyst Paul Kedrosky introduced the topic of Enterprise 2.0 at a morning workshop at the Web 2.
Later today Intel will announce a suite of Web 2.0 business applications at the Web 2.
Here's a collection of Web sites that might be useful as you get ready to vote today.
News.com's Martin Lamonica has the details on "the largest code contribution yet to the open source Mozilla Foundation:" On Tuesday, Adobe is expected to announce the donation in conjunction with the Web 2.
Recently, the public relations department of ZDNet's parent (CNET Networks) asked me if I could help Boston's Fox News affiliate (Fox25 News) with a story it was working on about temporary telephone number services. In preparation for the TV interview, which has yet to air, I did a deep dive on the subject matter and since I don't like letting any work go to waste, I figured why not share what I learned here.
The Web 2.0 Conference/Summit gets underway today in San Francisco, and I will be posting from there.