Steve O'Hear

Steve O'Hear is a London-based consultant, educator, and journalist, focussing on the Internet and all aspects of digital technology. He advises businesses and not-for-profit organisations on how to exploit the collaborative and publishing opportunities offered by the Web, and has written for numerous publications including The Guardian and Macworld. Steve is also the director of a new documentary on Silicon Valley, called <a href="http://www.insearchofthevalley.com">In Search of the Valley</a>, and in 2002 was made a fellow of the UK's National Endowment for Science, Technology, and the Art.</p>

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LinkedIn and Xing set to benefit from downturn?

LinkedIn and Xing set to benefit from downturn?

One theory: LinkedIn, the social network for "professionals", could actually be benefiting from the downturn. That's because the site's value proposition really kicks in for those that have or fear that they might about to lose their job.

October 6, 2008 by in CXO

Gphone and Android will fuel the social web

Gphone and Android will fuel the social web

We've already seen the iPhone become a fertile ground for social networking applications and other forms of social software, thanks to its public Software Development Kit and modern standards-based web browser, but arguably Google's Android mobile platform will have an even greater impact on the social web.

September 22, 2008 by in Mobility

Yahoo Buzz! opens up, let the gaming begin

Yahoo Buzz! opens up, let the gaming begin

Buzz, Yahoo's social news site and “meme tracker”, has opened its submission process so that any site on the Web can now be 'buzzed'. Prior to today, only select publishers were allowed into the program, with around 400 sites vying for the top prize of being featured on the Yahoo.com homepage.

August 19, 2008 by in Social Enterprise

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