Category Archives: Web 2.0

Acrobat.com is in Beta and integrates Buzzword

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Acrobat.com has launched under beta and it includes the very familiar Buzzword. “Acrobat.com is a set of online services — file sharing and storage, PDF converter, online word processor, and web conferencing — you can use to create and share documents, communicate in real time, and simplify working with others.” Continue Reading

Adobe Announces Flash Player 10

If you have been paying attention to the RIA world lately, you already know that it is becoming a very competitive market. Rich Internet Applications represent the web’s next generation. You have probably already heard of the most important contenders who provide tools to create applications such as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, AJAX and Sun Continue Reading

Twitter beat the media on news about China earthquake

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Twitter has become very popular for keeping everyone informed about what you are doing almost instantly. There are a few ways to get information to and from the site, the most useful and popular one is via SMS – aka Text Messages from your mobile phone. When the massive Earthquake hit China last week, Twitters Continue Reading

Powerset unveils a Wikipedia Semantics search tool

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We are seeing more and more websites who do not come up with a brand new product, but rather a product that sits on top of someone else’s site. In most cases, these sites are simply an interface to another tool or directly enhance your experience. This is the case with Powerset’s new Semantics-based search Continue Reading

Yahoo! Glue

The Search Engine world is a very competitive one and when something interesting is brought to the table, everyone usually follows. Combining search results for different categories is nothing new anymore. Google has had that for a while now and Yahoo! also offers the same thing. When you search for something, at the top of Continue Reading

It’s been a while since we heard about Napster

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I’m sure most of you have heard of (and probably used as well) Napster. Napster changed the way we trade, discover and, most of all, download our music forever when it was launched in June 1999. After a very successful run and a whole bunch of lawsuits and pressure from the record industry, Napster closed Continue Reading

Presdo the Online Scheduling Wonder

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Once again, I’ve come across a really cool online application that can be very useful to some readers out there. This one is called Presdo, which you can try for yourself at www.presdo.com, no need to register to see it in action. Presdo takes the hassle out of trying to find the best time to Continue Reading

Yahoo adds voice search for Mobile Services

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Earlier this month, Yahoo! announced “Onesearch 2.0“. Onesearch is Yahoo’s search software for Internet connected mobile devices. The newly released version allows users to use voice commands to search the web. Now you can use your voice to get answers on your phone. With Yahoo! oneSearch™ with voice, it’s fast and easy to search for Continue Reading

Microsoft Live Mesh – Tech Preview

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For those of you who have been paying attention, Microsoft is slowly moving towards using the internet as their platform rather than the actual machine you use to access it. Basically, in the long run, we should be able to access all of our stuff from anywhere, using any kind of computer, whether it’s a Continue Reading

Quickbase – Quickbooks as a platform service

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While we are in this line of thought, might as well cover another application that uses the Adobe Flex framework and that deals with financial data. I spoke about Spiceworks.com and iexpenseonline.com in my last two posts, so this application is a bit more for developers, but could have some very interesting results for the Continue Reading