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tamtamy.com: Complete Web 2.0 Expo SF Coverage

[tamtamy.com]
May. 08, 2009
Check out all the interviews, blog posts, and comprehensive coverage of Web 2.0 Expo SF... read more

IT Pro: Web 2.0; it wasn't meant to be a version number

[IT Pro]
by Simon Bisson & Mary Branscombe  Apr. 03, 2009
When Tim O'Reilly coined the term Web 2.0 for what happened after the dotcom boom and crash (dotcon to dotbomb as the 2001 technology downturn is sometimes known), what he didnÂ’t take into account was the stunningly naive assumptions that people in the technology industry are prone to make... read more

Ubergizmo.com: Nokia OVI Store Demonstrated at Web 2.0 Expo

[Ubergizmo.com]
Apr. 05, 2009
We talked to Nokia about their upcoming OVI Store at Web 2.0 Expo. Nokia told us that it should launch in "early May". It will be available as a download (a few hundred KBs) for S40 and S60 phones, but first, it will come integrated with the Nokia N97 (and… read more

Internetnews.com: Leveraging 'The Power of Less' at Web 2.0 Expo

[Internetnews.com]
by David Needle  Apr. 01, 2009
That theme is "the power of less" - a mantra the show's organizers state in lowercase across a giant billboard on Highway 101, just south of San Francisco's Moscone Center, where Web 2.0 Expo opens today. Jennifer Pahlka, general manager & co-chair of Web 2.0 Expo, says the concept is… read more

FORA.tv: How Sunlight Foundation Achieves Government Transparency

[FORA.tv]
Apr. 02, 2009
A conversation with Eleen Miller... read more

destinationCRM.com: The 4 Fail Whales of Social Media Marketing

[destinationCRM.com]
by Lauren McKay  Apr. 02, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo '09: Social media thought leaders Charlene Li, Jeremiah Owyang, and Peter Kim discuss the barriers to social media marketing, and how to encounter them without going "over capacity."... read more

Turbulent Water Blog: SF 2009 - Web 2.0 Expo, Intelligent Startups

[Turbulent Water Blog]
by Admin  Apr. 11, 2009
April, so far, has been a very inspiring month. I had the chance to spend the first week in San Francisco attending the Web 2.0 Expo. The event, organized by O"Reilly and Techweb, attracted over 8,000 visitors... read more

Design by Front.com: Web 2.0 Expo - Wrapup, Summary

[designbyfront.com]
by Paul May  Apr. 10, 2009
We had a fun, informative, challenging week at the Web 2.0 Expo. We thought we'd wrap up our coverage of the week with some notes on the stand-out keynote speakers, and some thoughts on what we gained from the week as a team... read more

Gigaom.com: PhoneGap Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Mobile App Platforms

[Gigaom.com]
by Jose Fermoso  Apr. 05, 2009
Building apps across different mobile platforms is hard and time-consuming for programmers because each platform has a complex, proprietary language... read more

trishalyn.com: Web 2.0 Expo: The Social Media Trilogy: Three Vital Components for ...

[trishalyn.com]
by Trish Lyn  Apr. 22, 2009
To survive in these trying economic times, enterprises must adopt a trilogy of Web 2.0 fundamentals as part of their long-term communications objectives. This session leverages the experiences of some of the world's most successful ... read more

Tech PR Nibbles: Web 2.0 Expo: Takeaways from Tim ...

[Tech PR Nibbles]
by Emily Goligoski  Apr. 04, 2009
This week wrapped up San Francisco's Web 2.0 Expo with its conversations about openness and transparency (including NPR talking about its API), innovation (presented by the “accidental entrepreneurs” of Threadless.com), and marketing ... read more

O'Reilly News: The Lean Startup Talk From Web 2.0 Expo

[O'Reilly News]
by Brady Forrest  Apr. 21, 2009
One of our most popular talks at the Web 2.0 Expo SF was Eric Ries' The Lean Startup: a Disciplined Approach to Imagining, Designing, and Building New Products. I've embedded an audio version of his slides. Eric recommends the talk for people who want to work leaner and faster, staying… read more

ZoomProspector.com News: CNET talks to ZoomProspector at Web 2.0 Expo ZoomProspector.com News

[zoomprospector.com]
by ZoomProspector  Apr. 04, 2009
Every business has to decide where to locate. ZoomProspector finds the right business location for your company to grow and succeed. read more

trishalyn.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Smart Work: Embrace Change & Empower Your Teams to ...

[trishalyn.com]
by Trish Lyn  Apr. 20, 2009
Come learn from and ask questions of our IBM experts that support enterprise mashups, social media software and Web 2.0 application development and learn how you can provide a truly collaborative real-time working environment for your ... read more

The 80legs Blog: Recap of Web 2.0 Expo experience

[ The 80legs Blog]
by Shion Deysarkar  Apr. 13, 2009
About 2 weeks ago, we attended the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. We exhibited at a booth there and were part of the Launch Pad event. We also attended the AltSearchEngines Day II, which was a mini-conference put on by Charles Knight. ... read more

Girls In Tech : The Best of Web 2.0 Expo SF: The Sessions

[ Girls In Tech ]
by Tina Tran  Apr. 11, 2009
Yesterday’s blog entry on “The Best of Web 2.0: The Cheap Seats Report” covered the keynotes, and today’s blog entry covers the Web 2.0 sessions that received the most buzz and praise from fellow attendees. ... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Google's Gundotra on Gmail, Mobile and That Twitter Rumor

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Marisa Taylor  Apr. 06, 2009
In his keynote speech at last week's Web 2.0 Expo, Vic Gundotra, Google's vice president of engineering, reaffirmed that the future of tech is all about mobile. He demonstrated a crowd-pleasing prototype for Gmail written as a Web application for Apple's iPhone and Google's Android platform, which would allow users… read more

Adam Gross of Salesforce Speaks with Dion Hinchcliffe on Enterprise 2.0 TV Show at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Dion Hinchcliffe  Apr. 03, 2009
In this interview, Dion speaks to Salesforce's Adam Gross... read more

The Daily Anchor.com: A Stream of Consciousness Report

[The Daily Anchor.com]
by Andrew S. Lennon  Apr. 06, 2009
The economy may be in a tailspin, but last week's Web 2.0 Expo proved that some start-ups have enough wind in their sails to see it through to the other side. The secret sauce of rocking through this downturn - and the theme of the conference - is doing more… read more

The Leman Report: Larry Chiang and the happy accident.

[AltSearchEngines.com]
by Hope Leman  Apr. 03, 2009
I attended Chiang's workshop, Peek Into a Secret Society of Entrepreneurs, by accident - I thought I was in the session on Generating Evergreen Revenue Through Online Services. Was I lucky to have landed in the wrong room... read more

destinationCRM.com: "T" Is for Transparency

[destinationCRM.com]
by Lauren McKay  Apr. 02, 2009
There was a revolutionary undertone during the morning keynotes here today at the Web 2.0 Expo at the Moscone Center. Speakers took the stage, imparting the general notion that with advances in technology and the Web... read more

HighTechViews.com: New Research Released at Web 2.0 Points to Increased Enterprise Communication and Business Efficiency with Web Video

[hightechviews.com]
by Marie Charpentier  Apr. 09, 2009
Web video is emerging as a key tool that helps businesses streamline communications and enhance productivity, according to a new research report published today by Interactive Media Strategies. The report, entitled "Enhancing Productivity with Web Video: How Online Multimedia Improves Communications and Fosters Business Efficiency," combines quantifiable survey data and… read more

The Leman Report: Observations from the Web 2.0 Expo

[The Leman Report]
by Hope Leman  Apr. 02, 2009
Talk about two sharp women who discoursed learnedly and astutely on many aspects of Web 2.0 and social computing. Milstein maintains the Tweet Report on Twitter and has a book on Twitter coming out... read more

Social Computing Journal.com: Marc Davis of Yahoo! Speaks with Dion Hinchcliffe on Enterprise 2.0 TV Show at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Dion Hinchcliffe  Apr. 03, 2009
Thanks to Reply, makers of Enterprise Social Networking solution TamTamy, Dion Hinchcliffe of Social Computing Journal and Web 2.0 University is taking some time to speak with industry experts to get their insights on the state of Web 2.0 in 2009... read more

O'Reilly Radar: PhoneGap, the Mobile Platform Democratizer

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Apr. 08, 2009
Phonegap is an opensource development framework for mobile platforms. It allows developers to build native apps in HTML and JavaScript. Currently PhoneGap works for the iPhone and Android, but Blackberry and other OSs are on the way. You can get PhoneGap from Github or Google Code... read more

Internet Evolution:Web 2.0 Expo: The Slideshow

[InternetEvolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 09, 2009
Internet Evolution took some snapshots at the Web 2.0 Expo last week... read more

destinationcrm.com: Authenticity Is the New Authority and Less Is the New More

[destinationCRM.com]
by Lauren McKay  Apr. 03, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo '09: Keynote speakers urge audience to connect with customers — by telling stories and, above all else, by being honest... read more

LA Weekly: Threadless Founders Jake Nickell and Jeffrey Kalmikoff Crowdsource Their Way Into Our Hearts

[LA Weekly]
by Alexia Tsotsis  Apr. 04, 2009
With recent the election of a former "community organizer" to presidency, community organizing or "crowdsourcing" has become the buzzword for the great shift in our culture from "top down" (Bush) to "bottom up" (Obama) everything... read more

Social Computing Journal.com: David Recordon of Six Apart Speaks with Dion Hinchcliffe on Enterprise 2.0 TV Show at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Dion Hinchcliffe  Apr. 03, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco is a hotbed of tech and business activity this week as business leaders, technologist and industry analysts converge on the Moscone Center for one of the industry's flagship events of the year... read more

SF Gate: Entrepreneurs start businesses during downturn

[SF Gate]
by Verne Kopytoff  Apr. 04, 2009
A saying repeated over and over in the technology industry is that the best time to build a company is during a downturn... read more

duncandavidson.com: Enthusiastic Web 2.0 Expo Keynotes

[duncandavidson.com]
by James Duncan Davidson  Apr. 09, 2009
Last week’s Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco was have been a bit smaller than in years past. The economy is hitting some conferences pretty hard these days. But, that slow down didn’t seem to have any effect on the keynote line up. ... read more

CNet.com: Web 2.0 Expo 2009 was not as big as 2008's show, but still busy ...

[CNET.com ]
by Rafe Needleman  Apr. 03, 2009
Rafe Needleman talks with expo co-chair Brady Forrest, as well as Expo attendees...
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Social Computing Journal.com: Joseph Smarr of Plaxo Speaks with Dion Hinchcliffe on Enterprise 2.0 TV Show at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Dion Hinchcliffe  Apr. 03, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco is a hotbed of tech and business activity this week as business leaders, technologist and industry analysts converge on the Moscone Center for one of the industry's flagship events of the year... read more

TechCrunch.com: Five Startups Take Flight At Web 2.0 Launchpad

[TechCrunch.com ]
by Jason Kincaid  Apr. 02, 2009
I'm at today's Web2.0 LaunchPad, where five startups have been selected to present pitches in the keynote room of the Moscone Center. At this point the name 'LaunchPad'... read more

High Tech Views.com: Web 2.0 Expo SF

[hightechviews.com]
by Heidi Congistre  Apr. 08, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco was a well-attended event alive with technological possibilities and innovations. Sure, the swarms of years past were absent, yet word on the floor revealed real connections were made. Past attendees commented on the quality of conversations that went beyond basic explanations allowing them to… read more

Lalawag.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Highlights

[Lalawag.com]
by Sean Percival  Apr. 07, 2009
Some of our favorite moments from the recent Web 2.0 Expo... read more

Marketing Mystic: Transparency is the Keynote Theme at Web 2.0 Expo

[Marketing Mystic]
by Mia Dand  Apr. 03, 2009
The second round of keynotes yesterday at the Web 2.0 Expo focused mainly on transparency, both in business and in government... read more

Social Computing Journal.com: TamTamy Presents Enterprise 2.0 TV Show - Dion Hinchcliffe Interviews Chris Messina of OpenID

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Dion Hinchcliffe  Apr. 03, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco is a hotbed of tech and business activity this week as business leaders, technologist and industry analysts converge on the Moscone Center for one of the industry's flagship events of the year... read more

Fast Pitch!: At Least Make Eye Contact

[Fast Pitch! ]
by Bill  Apr. 03, 2009
Last week I took a much needed vacation with the family to San Francisco, CA. As it turned out, the O'Reilly/Techweb Web 2.0 Expo was happening on the final day we were in SF, and because we were taking a red-eye back to Florida that evening at 11:00 PM, it… read more

InternetEvolution.com: Scavenger Hunt With Nokia's Maps

[InternetEvolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 03, 2009
Taking a breather from the halls and walls of the Expo, I joined some media folk and Nokia representatives yesterday afternoon on a scavenger hunt around San Francisco using Nokia's Maps 3.0 technology... read more

FORA.tv: Tim O'Reilly Talks Web 2.0

[FORA.tv]
Apr 08, 2009  Check out FORA.TV's video coverage of Web 2.0 Expo SF...

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web2expo.com: Web 2.0 Expo by the Numbers

[Web 2.0 Expo.com]
by Jennifer Pahlka  Apr. 06, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo by the Numbers. Jennifer Pahlka. Lots of words come to mind to describe last week: affirming, social, interesting, fun, and helpful come to mind. I’m most struck by how positive the attendees were in general, ... read more

Social Computing Journal.com: Guide to Enterprise 2.0 Tools, Frameworks & Platforms at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Alora C. Chistiakoff   
This is the first in series of posts covering the Web 2.0 Expo starting today at the Moscone Center, in San Francisco, California. I am very excited about the number of companies offering Enterprise 2.0 tools, platforms for developers... read more

web2expo.com: FORA.tv: Web 2.0 Expo

[web2expo.com]
by Janetti Chon  Apr. 07, 2009
San Francisco on the fly… Janetti Chon. iPhone or Blackberry? Google or Yahoo? X-Files or X-Prize? Little green men, or microorganisms? Intelligent Design? Crowdsourcing? Global warming? E = mc2. Web 2.0? FORA.tv? ... read more

The Leman Report: Covering the Web 2.0 Expo Next Generation Science

[The Leman Report]
by Walter Jessen  Apr. 08, 2009
Hope attended the Web 2.0 Expo last week in San Francisco, California, covering it for AltSearchEngines. The Web 2.0 Expo features some of the most innovative and successful individuals in the industry from companies such as Google, ... read more

networksolutions.com: Web 2.0 Expo - Understanding simplicity & repurposing

[networksolutions.com]
by Kenneth Yeung  Apr. 07, 2009
Last week, San Francisco welcomed the latest installment of the Web 2.0 Conference & Expo at the Moscone Center. I was fortunate enough to attend this event... read more

zanox.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Impressions ...

[zanox.com]
by Chris Loonan  Apr. 07, 2009
We had a great time at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, met many interesting people and learned quite a lot from the conference. Giving you a recap of all the sessions we attended could probably fill a whole book, so we just wanted to ... read more

Xebia Blog: Web 2.0 Expo

[Xebia Blog]
by Anurag Shrivastava  Apr. 07, 2009
San Francisco 31 April - 3 April: Web 2.0 Expo brought together people with diverse professional backgrounds, having interest in Web 2.0, at Mascone Centre in... read more

The Leman Report: the final day of the Web 2.0 Expo ...

[The Leman Report]
by Hope Leman  Apr. 08, 2009
I saw and learned so much at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2009 that here it is several days after the conference and many words from me on the event and it is only in this post that I am finally getting to hitting the highlights of the ... read more

Official Gladinet Blog: Web 2.0 Expo

[gladinet.blogspot.com]
by Jerry Huang  Apr. 06, 2009
We had a good show at the web 2.0 expo. Many people stopped by and saw the demo. Some summarized with their own words, such as "local access to my virtual asset" and "seamless integration of all my data into a virtual drive", ... read more

Techvi.com: Why did the Web 2.0 Expo crater? Plus, What to do about AOL ...

[Techvi.com]
by Randall Bennett  Apr. 06, 2009
It wasn’t the blockbuster year for the Web 2.0 expo as it had been in years past. We talk to Alfredo Padilla from Reviewed.com and Josh Lowensohn from CNET’s Webware about why they think the expo petered out. ... read more

gosmart4u.com: Building Your Business in a Web 2.0 World - Web 2.0 Expo Highlights

[gosmart4u.com]
by Candis Hidalgo  Apr. 06, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo Hall When you think of the Web 2.0 phenomenon, what words come to mind? Transparency, engagement, conversation, guru, apps, social networking, social media, social marketing… any of these sound familiar? ... read more

The Wicked Blog: Web 2.0 Expo Recap: Why Social Media Marketing Fails

[The Wicked Blog]
by Guest Writer  Apr. 06, 2009
I challenge these industry leaders to go above and beyond next year at Web 2.0 Expo — how can we extend our efforts further? Tell us where you have messed up and what you have learned. What’s next and how can we adapt our current ... read more

bub.blicio.us: The Web 2.0 Expo Day 3 - So many Options, So little Time

[bub.blicio.us]
by Julie Blaustei  Apr. 03, 2009
Its the 3rd day of the Web 2.0 Expo. You would think the scene would start to chill but instead the momentum has picked up. Its more crowded, there are great keynotes and so many great sessions, its a major head ache to choose which session to attend... read more

PC World: April Foolery, the Conficker Worm virus, Web 2.0 Expo, and BlackBerry App World on PC World Podcast Episode 23

[PC World]
by Lauren Barnard  Apr. 03, 2009
Robert talks about some of the interesting findings at the Web 2.0 Expo. Mostly everything at the expo revolved around social networking - from new ways to tweet on twitter to video conferencing via mobile devices... read more

ReadWriteWeb: Building Sites Around Social Objects (Live from Web 2.0)

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Sarah Perez  Apr. 03, 2009
This morning at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Jyri Engestrom, co-founder of Jaiku and now Google employee, spoke about building sites around social objects. What this means is that the social sites we visit today are not just friend networks - they're also built around objects that connect… read more

techprnibbles.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Takeaways from Tim O'Reilly

[techprnibbles.com]
by Emily Goligoski  Apr. 04, 2009
This week wrapped up San Francisco's Web 2.0 Expo with its conversations about openness and transparency (including NPR talking about its API), innovation (presented by the "accidental entrepreneurs" of Threadless.com), and marketing (which took the form of everyone talking ad nauseum about Twitter, including the upcoming cruise on which you… read more

LA Weekly: Top Ten Things We Learned At Web 2.0 Expo (Including How to Monetize Twitter)

[LA Weekly]
by Alexia Tsotsis  Apr. 04, 2009
10. That the computer company SAP is not pronounced "sap" and apparently it is the "IBM of Germany." So if you see someone with "SAP" on their badge, you get the picture... (one person excused our ignorance as being specific to Los Angeles and commented, "It's okay, most of you… read more

palminfocenter.com: Palm's Web 2.0 Keynote Now Online

[palminfocenter.com]
by Ryan Kaire  Apr. 04, 2009
Video of Palm's keynote at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco is now online. The presentation was given by Palm's Michael Abbott this past Wednesday April 1st. The seven minute keynote is geared towards the developer audience and provides a quick overview of programming for the webOS and how… read more

Techpulse360.com: Google VP Is Big Fan of Twitter, But No Comment On Acquisition

[Techpulse360.com]
by Jean-Baptiste Su   Apr. 03, 2009
The rumour du jour is of course Google in the works of buying micro-blogging site Twitter... read more

KRON4.com: The 2009 Web 2.0 Expo on KRON4.com

[KRON4.com]
Apr 06, 2009  In a time of economic turmoil, many of the men and women who create the blogs, wikis, applications, and other technologies that continue to make the Internet easier to use and more useful for all of us see this as a period of great opportunity. Hundreds of people gathered in San Francisco during the first week of April to share ideas and strategies for the future using Web 2.0 technologies
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Internetnews.com: Google Maps Out the Future of Its Mobile Apps

[Internetnews.com]
by Owen Linderholm  Apr. 03, 2009
While Google may be chiefly thought of as the leader in traditional Internet search, it's long been eager to find new outlets in the burgeoning mobile space - leveraging the mobile Web, wireless search and booming growth in smartphones... read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: the end of the online search driven era?

[ZDNet]
by Oliver Marks  Apr. 05, 2009
I attended last week's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco with a sense of trepidation. A year ago this event was jam packed and had a celebratory, in some cases cocky atmosphere - I was worried this time the expo would be a washout as a result of the gloomy… read more

9point.info: Web 2.0: More than just a number?

[9point.info]
by Admin  Apr. 05, 2009
But during internet veteran Tim O'Reilly's keynote speech at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, he looked back over the past five years to demonstrate that the "baby we built with technology is growing up and it's starting to go to work"... read more

Customer Think: Web 2.0: The End of the Beginning

[Customer Think]
by Bob Thompson  Apr. 04, 2009
The recent Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco was an upbeat affair showcasing a lot of interesting technology. The initial consumer-focused hype is receding as the next phase of "social business" adoption gathers momentum... read more

CNET.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Time to hit refresh?

[CNET.com ]
by Caroline McCarthy  Apr. 03, 2009
Stepping off an otherwise quiet street and through the door of the downtown restaurant Roe on Thursday night was, at first, like a foray into a secret fantasy world where no market crash or economic recession had ever happened... read more

ReadWriteWeb: Web 2.0 Expo Booth Crawl

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Sarah Perez  Apr. 05, 2009
At this week's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, we set out to find some of the most interesting companies who had set up their booths on the ... read more

bub.blicio.us: A Quiet and Calm Web 2.0 Expo Delivers on its “Power of Less” Theme

[bub.blicio.us]
by Miiko  Apr. 05, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo 2009 wrapped on Friday afternoon after delivering four days of presentations and demonstrations mostly focused on being agile in uncertain times. Everyone is feeling the pinch of ‘having to do more with less’ due to ... read more

everwas.com: Web 2.0 Expo 2009

[everwas.com]
by Ian Kennedy  Apr. 05, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo 2009. Posted by Ian Kennedy. April 5, 2009. I knew this time would come. The talks about this thing called social media were great because they used to be in small groups, people passing around knowledge as if around a ... read more

SocialMedia.Biz: Photos of Web 2.0 Expo

[SocialMedia.Biz]
by JD Lasica  Apr. 05, 2009
Anyone who attends the annual Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco knows that you go for the connections. And while there were plenty of worthwhile sessions and talks this year, I wound up spending more time meeting and reconnecting with a ... read more

slideshare.net: Did you miss out on Web 2.0 expo? Here are the slides

[Slideshare.net]
by Rashmi  Apr. 05, 2009
Did you want to make it to Web 2.0 expo but could not, because of budget constraints? Or are you in another corner of the world and San Francisco was a bit too... read more

symbian-freak.com: Summary: Nokia At Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco

[symbian-freak.com]
by unknown  Apr. 04, 2009
The premier place for symbian users introduces various researches for smarth phone users like: Error Fixes, Modding, Guides, Tutorials tips & tricks, Latest news and off course a detailed forum with professional support for every single ... read more

lalawag.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Chat with @laist

[lalawag.com]
by Sean Percival  Apr. 04, 2009
I just landed back home in lalaland from a trip to Tim O'reilly's Web 2.0 Expo. I need a day to download my thoughts from both my brain and various electronic. read more

The Scratching Post: Anssi Vanjoki of Nokia at Web 2.0 Expo

[The Scratching Pos]
by KT Cat  Apr. 04, 2009
Anssi Vanjoki gave an outstanding keynote talk at Web 2.0 Expo discussing Nokia's vision for the future of mobile computing. First, context and location will dominate future innovations for a while. The integration of GPS, ... read more

InternetEvolution.com: Google VP Talks Mobile, Sidesteps Twitter Speculation

[InternetEvolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 03, 2009
Taking the stage today with Tim O'Reilly, Google's vice president of engineering Vic Gundotra emphasized the world's move to mobile, calling mobile "the most personal of all personal computers."... read more

Social Computing Journal.com: Peter Kim, Charlene Li & Jeremiah Owyang on Why Social Media Fails at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by Mia Dand  Apr. 01, 2009
Today at the Web 2.0 Expo, a panel of industry thought leaders - Peter Kim (Dachis Corporation), Charlene Li (Altimeter Group), and Jeremiah Owyang (Forrester Research) discussed Why Social Media Marketing Fails - and how to fix it... read more

BBC News: Renaming Web 2.0

[BBC News]
by Maggie Shiels   Apr. 03, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, internet guru Tim O'Reilly threw out the possibility that perhaps the name should be changed. He said he and his friend John Battelle of Federated Media had been playing around with an alternative which was Web 2.0 + World = Web Squared... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: An "American Idol" for Startups

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Marisa Taylor  Apr. 03, 2009
During the "Launch Pad" session, five startups took a grilling from developers, journalists and venture capitalists, then faced a crowd vote at the Web 2.0 Expo's version of "American Idol." read more

ReadWriteWeb: The Future of Mobile (Live from the Web 2.0 Expo)

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Sarah Perez  Apr. 02, 2009
This morning at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Jason Grigsby of Cloud Four, a mobile and web development firm, presented at a session about the mobile web's future... read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: Microsoft's Web 2.0 vision for business [video]

[ZDNet]
by Larry Dignan  Apr. 03, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Stephen Elop, president of Microsoft's business division, explains how Microsoft plans to apply Web 2.0 technology, such as self-service and groups of people contributing to applications, to the enterprise. In an interview with Tim O'Reilly... read more

ReadWriteWeb: Want Success on Digg? Think Choc Chip Cookies

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Lidija Davis  Apr. 01, 2009
Bob Buch, VP of business development for Digg spoke at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco today and explained that if you want successful social media integration, you need to think chocolate chip cookies... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: Digg Says Sharing Is Caring

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Marisa Taylor  Apr. 02, 2009
In a Wednesday presentation at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, he advised content providers to harness the power of social-networking sites and use "share" buttons (such as Digg's, of course) to optimize Web traffic... read more

The Register: Google brewing 'offline' web office apps

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  Apr. 03, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo Embracing the web's next-generation "markup language" - HTML 5 - Google is prepping versions of its online office apps that also work offline. Up to a point... read more

InformationWeek: Web 2.0: Google's Ambition Beyond The Cloud

[InformationWeek]
by Thomas Claburn  Apr. 03, 2009
In a wide-ranging discussion at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google VP of engineering Vic Gundotra said that the company plans to offer a whole suite of offline-enabled applications... read more

CNET.com: Google shows off Gmail mobile Web app

[CNET.com ]
by Stephen Shankland  Apr. 03, 2009
What Google did with Gmail in conventional browsers five years ago it is expecting to do again with a new mobile version of its Web-based e-mail service... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: eBay Tells Developers to Embrace Making Money

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Geoffrey A. Fowler  Apr. 02, 2009
EBay is on a mission to woo developers at the Web 2.0 Expo this week in San Francisco. During a keynote speech Wednesday, eBay CTO Mark Carges told an audience filled with Internet startups that "nothing matters more than getting paid for the hard work that you do."... read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: Palm announces WebOS platform, Mojo messaging service [video]

[ZDNet]
by Larry Dignan  Apr. 03, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm Senior Vice President of Applications and Services Michael Abbott announced an early access program of the company's new developing platform, WebOS. The new platform will run apps natively on the device and enables greater integration with cloud applications like Google and… read more

TechCrunch: Is Office Finally Coming To The iPhone?

[TechCrunch.com]
by Jason Kincaid  Apr. 01, 2009
I'm here at the Web 2.0 Expo keynote, where Stephen Elop, President of Microsoft Business Division, hinted that we may be seeing Microsoft Office make its way to the iPhone some time soon... read more

PC World: Microsoft Office Coming to the iPhone?

[PC World]
by Brennon Slattery  Apr. 02, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, CEO and organizer Tim O'Reilly asked Stephen Elop, President of Microsoft Business Division, whether Microsoft was truly committed to bringing its major productivity application... read more

Vator.tv: Patterns to avoid for iPhone developers

[Vator.tv]
by Chris Caceres  Apr. 03, 2009
Avoid the anti-pattern says Toby Boudreaux, who spoke at the Web 2.0 Expo in SF.With so many applications coming out every week on the iPhone, users have become accustomed to a certain style and way of application functionality on the device... read more

ixplora.com: Microsoft Executive Raises Hope for Office iPhone Edition

[ixplora.com]
Apr. 03, 2009
Stephen Elop, president of Microsoft Business Division, voiced vague indications at Web 2.0 Expo that Microsoft will eventually offer a mobile version of Office for the iPhone, a move that has been rumored for almost as long as Apple's smartphone has been on the market... read more

Newsblaze.com: Web2.0 Expo Attracts Great Crowds

[Newsblaze.com]
by Alan Gray  Apr. 03, 2009
The web expo in San Francisco at Moscone Center was packed with web professionals today, as exhibitors showed their offerings, gave demonstrations and tried their pitches. The Expo is alive and well, with many new exhibitors and plenty of attendees. Exhibitors told NewsBlaze that yesterday's attendance was huge, more than… read more

Vator.tv: Getting users to have a "crush" on your site

[Vator.tv]
by Chris Caceres  Apr. 02, 2009
Getting users to fall in love with your site is a lot like trying to win someone's affections over just as you would in a relationship... read more

LA Weekly: Web 2.0 Expo DIY: Badge Pr0n

[LA Weekly]
by Alexia Tsotsis  Apr. 03, 2009
We've seen a lot of creative ways to pimp your badge in our conference going lives (@alexiatsotsis has been going to engineering conferences since she could walk) but none so well executed as the Web 2.0 conversation tag effort ... read more

Webmonkey: Web 2.0 Expo: ChartBeat Rocks the Analytics Boat With Realtime Stats

[Webmonkey]
by Scott Loganbill  Apr. 03, 2009
Entrepreneur Peter Hershberger’s Web 2.0 Expo keynote unveiled Chartbeat, a live analytics site. The site actively tracks what visitors are doing on your site at any precise moment. The site gives you direct insight ... read more

ReadWriteWeb: Weekly Wrapup: Web 2.0 Expo, Skype for iPhone, Local Web, And More ...

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Richard MacManus  Apr. 03, 2009
In this edition of the Weekly Wrapup, our newsletter summarising the top stories of the week, we present highlights from our coverage of the Web 2.0 Expo ... read more

Webmonkey: Web 2.0 Expo: Google Apps Shrugs Off Another Microsoft Slight

[Webmonkey]
by Scott Loganbill  Apr. 03, 2009
Tuesday’s Web 2.0 Expo keynote included president of Microsoft’s business division Stephen Elop who dismissed Google Docs, part of Google’s online application suite, as the ability to “bold, underline and italicize ... read more

Zanox Official Blog: Latest Web 2.0 Expo updates ...

[Zanox.com]
by Thomas Hessler  Apr. 03, 2009
The Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco holds a lot of intriguing sessions for the zanox team to attend. I picked some great ones for myself and wanted to give you a little update on what I have been experiencing so far: ... read more

AltSearchEngines.com: The Leman Report - Web 2.0 Expo Day One

[AltSearchEngines.com]
by Hope Leman  Apr. 02, 2009
It is about 1:46 a.m. as I start this post on my attendance at 2.0 Expo San Francisco. I have given a quick look at the coverage elsewhere of it, which seems to note that it is indeed smaller and more subdued compared to past gatherings in keeping with the… read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: Top ten Web hacking techniques

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 01, 2009
A large portion of the Web 2.0 Expo attendees are focused on content. They want to create better, more engaging content for social media programs and Web engagement with their customers. But the Web and application developers behind this content need to know how to secure it... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: Location Apps Come to Laptops, Desktops

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Jessica E. Vascellaro  Apr. 02, 2009
Is this the year that location-based applications, already popular among mobile users, migrate to desktops and laptops as well? Ryan Sarver, director of consumer products at Skyhook Wireless, which operates a Wi-Fi-based positioning system, is betting so. "It feels like 2009 is a huge year for location on laptops," he… read more

BBC News: Web 2.0: More than just a number?

[BBC News]
by Maggie Shiels   Apr. 02, 2009
That was the conundrum raised by the man who actually popularised the Web 2.0 moniker that many have grown to love and hate in equal part... read more

ZDNet: MindTouch adds messaging, enhanced application development to open source collaboration

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 02, 2009
MindTouch has released MindTouch 2009, an enhanced developer platform for building collaborative enterprise applications and communities. The new version includes four important features for enterprise companies considering open source collaboration... read more

BBC News: The Power of Less at Web 2.0

[BBC News]
by Maggie Shiels   Apr. 01, 2009
The theme of this year's Web 2.0 Expo doesn't shy away from the fact that the economy looms large over the event. "The Power of Less can mean how to get more done with fewer resources," said conference co-chair Jennifer Pahlka... read more

ZDNet: More Web 2.0 Expo on ZDNet

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 02, 2009
A summary of all ZDNet's current coverage of Web 2.0 Expo SF... read more

InformationWeek: Web 2.0 Expo: Palm Opens Developer Program, Slightly

[InformationWeek ]
by Thomas Claburn  Apr. 02, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, mobile phone maker Palm expanded access to its developer program for WebOS, the mobile operating system for its forthcoming Palm Pre... read more

InfoWorld News: Palm opens Pre mobile phone to developers

[InfoWorld News]
by Ian Paul  Apr. 02, 2009
Palm is taking what it hopes is the next step in to make its Palm Pre a viable iPhone competitor. On Wednesday, at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm opened up its Mojo Software Development Kit (SDK) program to a "broad group of developers."... read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: Recommended Sessions for Social Business

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 01, 2009
It's about that time to gear up for Web 2.0 Expo (#w2e) next Tuesday through Friday at Moscone West in San Francisco. I am excited about the content that TechWeb/O'Reilly Media, Inc., has produced and I have put together the following schedule for myself... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: PayPal Says Online Fraud Rising in Recession

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Geoffrey A. Fowler  Apr. 01, 2009
EBay's PayPal kicked off the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco Wednesday with a frightening presentation on the "arms race" between online fraudsters and online retailers and shoppers... read more

CNET.com News: Lunch.com brings yet another reviews site to the table

[CNET.com News]
by Caroline McCarthy  Mar. 30, 2009
There aren't many new companies launching at this year's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, which runs Tuesday through Friday. One of the few that are is Lunch.com, which strives to get a little more juice out of user-generated publishing... read more

InformationWeek: Web 2.0 Expo: Five Companies To Watch

[InformationWeek ]
by Michael Singer  Apr. 01, 2009
When it comes to pressure, Launch Pad is not for the squeamish. You have to be willing to expose your company's soft underside in 5 minutes. So, who are this year's chosen five at Web 2.0... read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: Twitter is the "Canary in the Coal Mine"

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Geoffrey A. Fowler  Apr. 01, 2009
One of the most packed presentations at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco Wednesday was about how businesses should - and shouldn't - go about using micro-blogging service Twitter. Even as Twitter tries to figure out a business model for itself, more and more companies are trying to use it… read more

ZDNet: Vignette Community Applications 7.1 debuts at Web 2.0 Expo

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Mar. 31, 2009
Today at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Vignette announced the release of its Vignette Community Applications 7.1, which according to the company is an integrated social media solution for businesses that enables organizations to build communities, encourages online interaction, boost campaigns and provides analytics... read more

Marketing Mystic: Guide to Enterprise 2.0 Tools, Frameworks, & Platforms at Web 2.0 Expo

[Marketing Mystic]
by Mia Dand  Apr. 01, 2009
This is the first in series of posts covering the Web 2.0 Expo starting tomorrow at the Moscone Center, in San Francisco, California. I am very excited about the number of companies offering Enterprise 2.0 tools, platforms for developers and end-(business)-users at the event this year... read more

CNET.com News: Web 2.0 Expo: Don't worry, be app-y

[CNET.com News]
by News Staff  Apr. 01, 2009
Roundup: The annual confab of Web innovators might be smaller this year, but it's still a place for big ideas, with a particular focus on mobile applications and solid business plans... read more

ZDNet: IBM releases LotusLive Engage for cloud-based collaboration and social networking

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Mar. 31, 2009
IBM has announced the commercial availability of LotusLive Engage, a social networking and collaboration cloud service. The company made the announcement today at Web 2.0 Expo. The product will be available on April 7... read more

Webmonkey: Web 2DOT0 Expo: session on local-targeting

[Webmonkey]
by Scott Loganbill  Apr. 01, 2009
In a Web 2.0 Expo session on local-targeting, there was a noted lack of discussion over last year’s buzzword, Microformats, and some question as to whether semantic approaches to links and online information are realistic or, worse,... read more

CNet.com: Accosted by Twitter at Web 2.0 Expo

[CNET.com News]
by Rafe Needleman  Apr. 01, 2009
Three companies have ways to make money from the company that's not making money... read more

bub.blicio.us: Opening Day for Web 2.0 Expo

[bub.blicio.us]
by Julie Blaustein  Apr. 01, 2009
Opening day has arrived for the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. This multi-track conference that includes workshops, expo show floor, an unconference, networking and more. It takes place Tuesday, March 31 to April 3, 2009 at the Moscone ... read more

Social Media Group: Setting Content Free at Ford - Web 2.0 Expo Case Study>

[Social Media Group]
by Maggie Fox  Apr. 01, 2009
Tomorrow Scott Monty and I will be presenting the first publicly shared case study about our social media work at ... read more

InformationWeek: ReviewCam: At Web 2.0 Expo, Kosmix Demos Its Mashup For Researching Topics

[InformationWeek]
by David Berlind  Apr. 01, 2009
I've been at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco all day "shooting" ReviewCams of sites and services that claim to fit into the Web 2.0 category. One such demo that I captured on video (see below) is essentially a search site that's designed for especially for people who are researching… read more

bub.blicio.us: IRL: Navigating Web 2.0 Expo SF

[bub.blicio.us]
by briansolis  Apr. 01, 2009
The Web 2.0 Expo brings together an eclectic group of leaders in the web space, and as always this event is equally about the connections made in the evening over drinks at the parties. Below are a list of a few of the evening events ... read more

InformationWeek: ReviewCam: Apture Takes Hyperlinking To A New Context And Depth For Any CMS

[InformationWeek ]
by (David Berlind  Apr. 01, 2009
At Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, I had a chance to catch up with Apture CEO and founder Tristan Harris to "shoot" a ReviewCam movie of Apture's innovative cloud-based hyperlinking service that seems to automagically work with any content management system. What's special about Apture is how frictionlessly it… read more

Marketing Mystic: Web 2.0 Expo Sessions Focus on Best Practices in Social Media ...

[Marketing Mystic]
by Mia Dand  Mar. 31, 2009
This year’s (non-sponsored) sessions at the Web 2.0 Expo are primarily focused on tactical aspects of social media. This is symptomatic of the current state of social media, which has moved past gee whiz, with many companies firmly in ... read more

The Industry Standard.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Attendance down "only by a small percentage"

[The Industry Standard.com]
by Paul Boutin  Mar. 31, 2009
This year's Web 2.0 Expo is a good barometer of the mix of gloom and optimism in the Web-based section of the tech industry. The show's theme, "The Power of Less," urges attendees to focus on the cost-saving benefits of Web-based collaborative tools... read more

InfoWorld: Web 2.0 Expo Focuses on Doing More with Less

[InfoWorld ]
by Juan Carlos Perez  Mar. 31, 2009
Web 2.0 Expo kicks off Tuesday with the motto "the power of less," hoping that thousands of developers, entrepreneurs, managers and investors in attendance will see Internet technology opportunities within current budget and resource ... read more

Social Media Today at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

[Social Media Today]
by Evan Cook  Mar. 31, 2009
We're enjoying the sunny San Francisco weather, but we're really here to attend Web 2.0 Expo 2009, a huge gathering of experts, leaders, and innovators in Web 2.0 and social media. We'll try to sit in on as many sessions relevant to ... read more

CNet: Web 2.0 Expo 2009: Downsized, but not out

[CNET.com ]
by Rafe Needleman  Mar. 31, 2009
In the run-up to the Web 2.0 Expo, which opens this week in San Francisco, I've heard a lot of doom and gloom about the show, and by implication about every "Web 2.0" company there is. But while the Web 2.0 Expo will be quieter this year than last, it… read more

InfoWorld: Adobe, Facebook partner to create Flash developer tools

[InfoWorld News]
by Jim Dalrymple  Mar. 31, 2009
Adobe has partnered with one of the most popular social networking Web sites, Facebook, to give developers a new set of tools to create applications.The applications will use Adobe's Flash platform and the new ActionScript 3 Client Library for Facebook the two companies developed together. The client library is a… read more

SF Gate: Less is more at Web 2.0 Expo in SF this week

[SF Gate]
by Verne Kopytoff  Mar. 30, 2009
Economic uncertainty will be a central theme at Web 2.0 Expo, a four-day Internet conference that starts Tuesday in San Francisco. This year, the theme is "The Power of Less." After several flush years, venture capitalists are balking at funding yet another social network or community site that uses a… read more

Jen Pahlka talks about Web 2.0 Expo SF on CNN.com - listen in!

[CNN.com ]
Mar 19, 2009   read more

Forbes: Where Real Innovation Happens

[Forbes.com]
by Tim O'Reilly  Feb. 03, 2009
Don't look for the gilded road to fortune. Forget Silicon Valley. Traditional wisdom is that it represents the model for American innovation: a hotbed of young entrepreneurs with easy access to capital from a large pool of savvy investors.... read more

BBC NEWS: A blog about technology...

[BBC News]
by Maggie Shiels   Apr. 03, 2009
Tim O'Reilly at Web 2.0 expo He said he and his friend John Battelle of Federated Media had been playing around with an alternative which was Web 2.0 + World = Web Squared. When I asked Mr. O'Reilly if he loved or hated the name Web 2.0 ... read more

ReadWriteWeb: PhoneGap: People's Choice Winner at Web 2.0 Expo Launch Pad ...

[ReadWriteWeb]
by Lidija Davis  Apr. 03, 2009
The Web 2.0 Expo's startup showcase, Launch Pad, gave five companies five minutes each to present their product to a panel of experts today and the People's Choice ... read more

News Release: Nitobi's PhoneGap is People's Choice Winner of Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco Launch Pad

[PR Newswire]
by Joy Tanner  Apr 03, 2009  SAN FRANCISCO, April 2 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. and TechWeb, co-producers of Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0 Summit and Gov 2.0 Summit, today announced the People's Choice winner of the Launch Pad startup program. Nitobi's PhoneGap, one of five on-stage presenters, was selected as the People's Choice Winner on Thursday, April 2 during Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco at Moscone West.

Launch Pad, sponsored this year by Microsoft BizSpark, is a unique public forum for unveiling distinctive new companies and products. Web 2.0 Expo hosts the Launch Pad program to showcase the best Web 2.0 startups and provide a unique public forum for unveiling new companies and products. Web 2.0 Expo is the leading global gathering of developers, designers, marketers, and business professionals building the next generation Web. For more information visit: www.web2expo.com/sf.

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Webmonkey: Web 2DOT0 Expo

[Webmonkey]
by Scott Loganbill  Apr. 03, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Sometimes called the prophet of web 2.0, author/publisher Tim O’Reilly took the Web 2.0 Expo stage Wednesday to describe the future of the web as he sees it. In a nutshell? Our future is in the humanity behind the ... read more

InfoWorld News: Adobe, Nokia outline planned ventures at Web 2.0 show

[InfoWorld News]
by Paul Krill  Apr. 02, 2009
Officials from Adobe Systems and Nokia emphasized endeavors in the application design and form factor spaces in presentations at the Web 2.0 Expo conference Thursday in San Francisco... read more

InformationWeek : Microsoft: The Most Interoperable Company In The World?

[InformationWeek ]
by Thomas Claburn  Apr. 03, 2009
Like the late comic Rodney Dangerfield, Microsoft doesn’t get any respect. On Wednesday, at the Web 2.0 Expo, Stephen Elop, president of Microsoft's Business Division, tried to convince a skeptical Tim O'Reilly and an audience full of open standards sorts that Microsoft is, as he put it, "the most interoperable… read more

Mother Jones: Web 2.0 Expo Gets Recessionified

[Mother Jones.com]
by Laura McClure  Apr. 02, 2009
The theme of this week's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Silicon Valley's annual geek family reunion qua idea show and tell, is "The Power of Less." Here in the Texas-sized Moscone conference center (hike toward the panel just over the ... read more

CNET.com News: Launch Pad at Web 2.0 Expo: Crawlers in the sky

[CNET.com News]
by Rafe Needleman  Apr. 02, 2009
Five CEOs pitch their new businesses. Four are really smart... read more

The Scratching Post: Web 2.0 Expo - A First Take

[Web 2.0 Expo news (via Google blog search)]
by KT Cat  Apr. 02, 2009
Unlike Blogworld where Twitter was used extensively for audience feedback and participation, Web 2.0 Expo has really been hit or miss with it. Mostly miss. It was used in only one of the sessions I went to. The rest all used microphones ... read more

InternetEvolution.com: Third-Party Clients Causing Twitter Downtime

[Internetevolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 01, 2009
We weren't imagining things: Twitter's Fail Whale has been resurrected as of late, and it's your fault. Well. Maybe it isn't your fault, but according to Twitter's API lead, Alex Payne, the Twitter team has been keeping an eye on the mammal's return, which they attribute to recent traffic surges... read more

CNET.com News: Will Wright: Gaming feeds egos, and that's big business

[CNET.com News]
by Caroline McCarthy  Apr. 02, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo, the Sims and Spore creator talks about how the mainstream future in gaming is in letting users transport their real identities to the virtual space... read more

InternetEvolution.com: 'Normal People' Face Grave Threats Online

[Internetevolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 02, 2009
"The Internet cannot be safely used by normal people. That was the message delivered by Alex Stamos, co-founder at iSEC Partners, yesterday in a session on cybersecurity. Acknowledging his status as "a paranoid," Stamos made some unsettling statements about the current and future state of cybersecurity, which is today being challenged… read more

InfoWorld News: Microsoft Office coming to the iPhone?

[InfoWorld News]
by Brennon Slattery  Apr. 02, 2009
Workaholics tethered to their smartphones have another reason to switch to Apple: Rumors that Microsoft's Office Suite is coming to the iPhone are inching towards reality, and iPhone apps with document and spreadsheet editing capabilities are also on the way. read more

InternetEvolution.com: Recession Culprit? Blame Web 2.0

[Internetevolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 02, 2009
If you're a Web industry innovator, you can go ahead and take the blame for the financial crisis. And for that, we should thank you. "The current global financial crisis is the Web's fault. That's a good thing. It's an arresting of a 400- to 500-year process of value erected from companies… read more

CNET.com News: Web 2.0 Expo: Are we finally leaving the Middle Ages?

[CNET.com News]
by Caroline McCarthy  Apr. 02, 2009
Author Douglas Rushkoff provides an optimistic view of the financial crisis in a talk at the San Francisco conference: it's our chance to get rid of so many broken old systems... read more

MercuryNews.com: Web 2.0 gathering explores an era when less may really be more

[MercuryNews.com]
by Chris O'Brien  Mar. 31, 2009
I'm willing to bet that just about everyone has heard some unimaginative middle manager utter the following phrase at least once in the past six months: "We'll have to do more with less."... read more

InternetEvolution.com: O'Reilly: Our Little Web Is Growing Up

[Internetevolution.com]
by Nicole Ferraro   Apr. 01, 2009
At a keynote session this afternoon, Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media, said that the Web is like a little baby: As it gets older, it gets smarter. Five years into this crazy little thing called the Web 2.0 conference (co-produced by O'Reilly and TechWeb), O'Reilly asked his audience to… read more

AltSearchEngines.com: The Leman Report - Christina Wodtke of LinkedIn

[AltSearchEngines.com]
Apr. 02, 2009
It is now 3:34 a.m. and I am only now commencing the second of my two reports on the first day of Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco... read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: Why social media marketing fails

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 02, 2009
Today at Web 2.0 Expo, a "Forrester reunion" panel made up of Jeremiah Owyang, Peter Kim and Charlene Li told a packed room at Moscone West how they believe social media marketing is failing. Don’t fear, however, because they also discussed how they believe it can be fixed... read more

justwhatisit.blogspot.com: Web 2.0 Expo - The Agile Media Vlog Post

[The Agile Media Vlog Post]
by Michael McAnally   Apr. 01, 2009
I have the distinct pleasure of "vlogging" (video blogging) at the second annual Web 2.o Expo here at Moscone West in beautiful San Francisco California, next to high-tech silicon valley. This years conference seems to be more lively than last year, even though the economy is in a downward spiral.… read more

AltSearchEngines.com: The Leman Report - Web 2.0 Expo Day One

[AltSearchEngines.com]
by Hope Leman  Apr. 02, 2009
It is about 1:46 a.m. as I start this post on my attendance at 2.0 Expo San Francisco. I have given a quick look at the coverage elsewhere of it, which seems to note that it is indeed smaller and more subdued compared to past gatherings in keeping with the… read more

ZDNet: Web 2.0 Expo: Top ten Web hacking techniques

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 01, 2009
A large portion of the Web 2.0 Expo attendees are focused on content. They want to create better, more engaging content for social media programs and Web engagement with their customers. But the Web and application developers behind this content need to know how to secure it... read more

Press Democrat.com: Time to retire Web 2.0?

[Press Democrat.com]
by Nathan Halverson  Apr. 02, 2009
Web 2.0, the buzzword coined by O'Reilly Media to describe the explosion of mass interactivity online, is evolving into something new and different. Tim O'Reilly, the Sebastopol tech trend-setter who helped turn Web 2.0 into a pop culture concept, signaled Tuesday he might soon be ready to retire the buzz… read more

The Wall St. Journal: Web 2.0 Expo: Location Apps Come to Laptops, Desktops

[The Wall St. Journal]
by Jessica E. Vascellaro  Apr. 02, 2009
Is this the year that location-based applications, already popular among mobile users, migrate to desktops and laptops as well? Ryan Sarver, director of consumer products at Skyhook Wireless, which operates a Wi-Fi-based positioning system, is betting so. "It feels like 2009 is a huge year for location on laptops," he… read more

BBC News: Web 2.0: More than just a number?

[BBC News]
by Maggie Shiels   Apr. 02, 2009
That was the conundrum raised by the man who actually popularised the Web 2.0 moniker that many have grown to love and hate in equal part... read more

ZDNet: MindTouch adds messaging, enhanced application development to open source collaboration

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 02, 2009
MindTouch has released MindTouch 2009, an enhanced developer platform for building collaborative enterprise applications and communities. The new version includes four important features for enterprise companies considering open source collaboration... read more

BBC News: The Power of Less at Web 2.0

[BBC News]
by Maggie Shiels   Apr. 01, 2009
The theme of this year's Web 2.0 Expo doesn't shy away from the fact that the economy looms large over the event. "The Power of Less can mean how to get more done with fewer resources," said conference co-chair Jennifer Pahlka... read more

ZDNet: More Web 2.0 Expo on ZDNet

[ZDNet]
by Jennifer Leggio  Apr. 02, 2009
A summary of all ZDNet's current coverage of Web 2.0 Expo SF... read more

CNET.com: Microsoft: Web 2.0 is good for business

[CNET.com ]
by Rafe Needleman  Apr. 02, 2009
During an on-stage chat on Wednesday at the Web 2.0 Expo, Stephen Elop, Microsoft's president of the business division, defended himself against conference instigator Tim O'Reilly's challenge that Microsoft's traditional office applications aren't making, and may not be able to make, a successful transition to the Web... read more

Social Computing Journal.com: Dion Hinchcliffe Presents on Economics 2.0 at Web 2.0 Expo

[Social Computing Journal.com]
by News Desk  Apr. 02, 2009
Today's presentation by industry leading strategist and Social Computing Journal's Editor-in-Chief Dion Hinchcliffe evaluated the value Web 2.0 can bring to business in light of current economic challenges... read more

InformationWeek: Web 2.0 Expo: Palm Opens Developer Program, Slightly

[InformationWeek ]
by Thomas Claburn  Apr. 02, 2009
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, mobile phone maker Palm expanded access to its developer program for WebOS, the mobile operating system for its forthcoming Palm Pre... read more

InfoWorld News: Palm opens Pre mobile phone to developers

[InfoWorld News]
by Ian Paul  Apr. 02, 2009
Palm is taking what it hopes is the next step in to make its Palm Pre a viable iPhone competitor. On Wednesday, at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm opened up its Mojo Software Development Kit (SDK) program to a "broad group of developers."... read more

New York Times: It's Time for Us All to Get Smarter, Observes Tim O'Reilly at the Web 2.0 Expo in SF

[New York Times]
by Marshall Kirkpatrick   Apr. 02, 2009
Tim O'Reilly, co-founder of the Web 2.0 Conference, gave a short address on the 5th anniversary of that event at tonight's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco and offered some thoughts on what's going to come next. He discussed five applications that he believes point the way... read more

Precentral.net: Web 2.0 Expo: Palm Reaches Out to Developers - Extends Invite to ...

[Precentral.net]
by AnnieLatham  Apr. 02, 2009
I went to Moscone to witness the Palm's keynote at Web 2.0 Expo first hand. Michael Abbott, Palm’s senior vice president of Applications Software and Services, was slated to start at 5:10pm and run for 10 minutes.... read more

eWeek.com News: Microsoft Executive Raises Hope for Office iPhone Edition

[eWeek.com News]
by John Pallatto  Apr. 02, 2009
Stephen Elop, president of Microsoft's Business Division, tantalized attendees of Web 2.0 Expo with hints that the software giant will eventually release a mobile version of Office for the iPhone. He also said that the company is continuing to work on an ad supported edition of Office for the Web... read more

duncandavidson.com: Web 2.0 Expo Crowd Participation

[Web 2.0 Expo news (via Google blog search)]
by James Duncan Davidson  Apr. 02, 2009
Today at Web 2.0 Expo, I took a group of shots looking down the escalators at the crowd of folks waiting for the keynotes. Now, when you’re shooting a group of people like this, there’s a whole list of reasons why an image won’t be what ... read more

Ajaxian: Palm Pre at Web 2.0 Expo

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by Dion Almaer  Apr. 02, 2009
Speaking at the Web 2.0 Expo, Palm’s senior vice president of Applications Software and Services Michael Abbott also highlighted some of the most exciting aspects of webOS — including a new branded service that lets developers create ... read more

Precentral.net: LIVE from the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco!

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by Dieter Bohn  Apr. 01, 2009
You've heard that Palm promised a big announcement at the Web 2.0 Expo, you've seen the mysterious "Classic Icon" that may indicate PalmOS Emulation on the webOS, you've watched some of the great new apps that are going to be available ... read more

Computerworld News: Adobe AIR, Flash Big Hit at Web 2.0 Expo Conference

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by C.G. Lynch  Apr. 01, 2009
As software and Internet companies think about how to make their Web applications more interactive and able to work across various environments (including the desktop), Adobe, with its Flash and AIR technologies, has emerged as an interesting player to watch at this year's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco... read more

CNET.com News: O'Reilly: The Web is still learning, but it can teach too

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by Caroline McCarthy   Apr. 02, 2009
The kickoff keynote for this year's Web 2.0 Expo wasn't too surprising: that the world has a ton of problems and that the tech industry has a lot to offer... read more

eWeek.com News: Palm Extends WebOS Developer Program

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by Darryl K. Taft  Apr. 02, 2009
Palm lets loose new details at the Web 2.0 Expo about its developer program for the new Palm WebOS platform. The Mojo SDK will be provided to a set of interested application developers that apply for access at the Palm Developer Network Website... read more

Venture Beat: Web 2.0 Expo starts with sober talks on the next web

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by Dean Takahashi  Apr. 02, 2009
Tim O'Reilly, head of O'Reilly Media, kicked off the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco with mixture of optimism about... read more

LA Weekly.com: Web 2.0 Expo: "Less is More" is More at Social Web ...

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by Alexia Tsotsis  Apr. 01, 2009
While we thank our lucky stars that rumors of a rampant April Fools' converge virus turned out to be just that, we feel even luckier to be in San Francisco learning the ins and outs of the social Web at O'Reilly Media's Web 2.0 ... read more

CNet.com: Web 2.0 Expo: Mozilla's user experience designer talks shop

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by Josh Lowensohn   Apr. 01, 2009
Mozilla's Aza Raskin talks to attendees of the Web 2.0 Expo about designing Firefox and other apps, and how it's up to them to do some of the heavy lifting... read more
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