Three years ago I let go of one of the last vestiges of the wired world by cutting the land-line phone and moving to wireless. The problem with this has popped up in a number of unlikely places.
Web 2.0 Explorer
On January 26th of 2004, I wrote a blog entry about Microsoft entering, or not entering the online music business, entitled Microsoft's Attention Deficit Disorder & The Music Industry. Those being the "golden days" of the online music business, it was a naive, more gentle time.
Well, dear readers, we've seen another Steve Jobs Keynote come and go, and while I was excited about the iPhone announcement, I still felt a little disappointment that we heard nothing about the stagnate red-headed stepchild of Apple...dot Mac.
I'm thouroughly excited about the future for the first time since...maybe last week.
My name is Alan Graham and I'll be taking over this area of the blogosphere from the previous tenant, the excellent Richard MacManus.
Now that office software is becoming a big part of the Web landscape, we're starting to see widgets (i.e.
At the Web 2.0 Summit Launchpad, 13 web startups have 5 minutes each to present their wares.
Mark Cuban has posted a fascinating (possibly not 100% accurate) glimpse into the behind-the-scenes deal-making between Google and YouTube. It was written by "an experienced veteran in the digital media business" who had at least some second-hand insider knowledge of the deal.
For web-based businesses like Google and MySpace, AJAX flings open the door to new malware propagation methods few things are more scary than malicious attacks on the code of your websites or apps. And in this web 2.
Jay Meattle of the web statistics firm compete has done an interesting analysis of the growth rates of MySpace vs YouTube. He concludes that YouTube's rate of growth exceeds that of MySpace - i.
Now that YouTube has been acquired for $1.65B by the hottest technology company on the planet, inevitably it will give rise to a whole new generation of online video products.
The new combined Writely and Google Spreadsheets interface has just gone live, under the name Google Docs & Spreadsheets. The Writely.
Zoho will release a new version of its Zoho Virtual Office (aka ZohoX) at tomorrow’s Office 2.0 conference.
Well turns out the speculation, which was first reported on Techcrunch on Friday, was true. Google has acquired YouTube for $1.
The IE Blog announced tonight that IE7 will be released by end of this month - and will be delivered to customers via Automatic Updates a few weeks after it’s available for download. The IE Blog states: "Compatibility with sites, extensions and applications has been a very high priority for us as we develop new features, enhance the existing features and move the platform forward to be more secure and standards compliant.