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92% of Google TV Apps Were Pre-Installed, Not Downloaded

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Google TV is supposed to be Android's entrance into your living room, the pioneering cusp of the "smart TV" revolution. It appears that it has been anything but. Since its release last year, only about 4,793,000 Google TV apps have been downloaded, according to Xyologic. While nearly five million downloads...
92% of Google TV Apps Were Pre-Installed, Not Downloaded

Why The iPad May Save The Internet Fridge

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In part 1 of our interview with Adam Greenfield, author of Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing, we discussed the impact of the iPhone and other smartphones on the Internet of Things. In Part 2, we explore how the Apple iPad may also become a key device. Adam Greenfield...
Why The iPad May Save The Internet Fridge

The Incredible Life of Scott Kveton: Linux, Firefox, Bacon & iPhones

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Geekdom may be a land of big personalities, but some peoples' stories are better known than others. One story you might not know yet is the tale of Scott Kveton's young, unusual, accelerated and admirable career. Not yet 40 years old, Scott Kveton built the organization that houses the Linux...
The Incredible Life of Scott Kveton: Linux, Firefox, Bacon & iPhones

New Type of Database Gets High-Profile Funding

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There is a thing and there are ways to describe a thing. But why stop there? FluidInfo is a startup company that has built a new information architecture that positions databases as an open-ended way to describe the world, with access by anyone to add entirely new fields of data...
New Type of Database Gets High-Profile Funding

Top 10 YouTube Videos About Printing 3D Objects

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A world where we download objects off the Web the same way we currently download our data? If this futuristic notion is one day going to come true, it's thanks to 3D printing developers like FormZ, ProtoPulsion, Z Corp, Print2 3D, and Thing Labs. Our selection of the top videos...
Top 10 YouTube Videos About Printing 3D Objects

Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors

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Facebook just shook the tech world by announcing several major initiatives that collectively constitute an aggressive move to weave the social net on top of the existing Web.The rumors were that the leading social network would launch a "Like" button for the entire Web. Instead, Zuckerberg & Co. unveiled a...
Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors

The Coming Data Explosion

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One of the key aspects of the emerging Internet of Things - where real-world objects are connected to the Internet - is the massive amount of new data on the Web that will result. As more and more 'things' in the world are connected to the Internet, it follows that...
The Coming Data Explosion

Five Free Tickets to the Real-Time Web Summit, New York City, June 11

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What if Chris Dixon and John Borthwick were sitting at the same table as you, ready to have a real conversation about what's next for the real-time Web? Would you like to sit across from Marshall Kirkpatrick and Richard MacManus and have a straight-shooting conversation about real-time online media? If...
Five Free Tickets to the Real-Time Web Summit, New York City, June 11

Facebook on Track for $1 Billion Revenue This Year

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According to figures released today by the singularly focused blog Inside Facebook, the ubiquitous social network made upwards of $700 million in 2009 and is expected to reach a phenomenal $1 billion in revenues in 2010. Year over year, Facebook's revenues have typically doubled, from $150 million in 2007 to...
Facebook on Track for $1 Billion Revenue This Year

SXSW 2010 for Hackers

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A ReadWriteWeb Guide South by Southwest Interactive is a favorite conference for many a geeky programmer, and its no wonder why. The talent, learning opportunities and free booze run deep and wide at this show. We've compiled a list of ten must-see, must-do panels, parties and events - and don't...
SXSW 2010 for Hackers

How the Real-Time Web Will Impact Social Change

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Earlier this month Amy Sample Ward interviewed ReadWriteWeb's Marshall Kirkpatrick about our report on the real-time Web and how real time impacts the world of nonprofit organizations. Sample Ward helps nonprofits, community groups and those in the social change sector use new technologies, and is the co-author of Social by...
How the Real-Time Web Will Impact Social Change

5 Use Cases for The Real-Time Web

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The theme of our upcoming Real-Time Web Summit in New York City is use cases for the Real-Time Web. In the run-up to our June 11 event, we'll publish a series of posts exploring use cases for the Real-Time Web across a variety of industries. We'll look at use cases...
5 Use Cases for The Real-Time Web

Now Available: Anti-Virus for Your Facebook News Feed

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Earlier this week we asked if Facebook had grown to the point that it needed its own anti-malware service and, would you look at this! - now it has one. Well, sort of. The well known security company Symantec has released an anti-malware service for Facebook which protects you from...
Now Available: Anti-Virus for Your Facebook News Feed

Realizing the Promise of a Real-Time Web

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It's a fantastic time to be a web developer. Society and the software economy that serves it are experiencing a dramatic change in the way successful Web applications are built. Previous shifts in software development have had massive, far-reaching consequences: the toppling of old technology giants, crowning of new industry...
Realizing the Promise of a Real-Time Web

David Siegel: From Killer Web Sites to Semantic Web

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One of the first web design books I bought was Creating Killer Web Sites, a 90s classic by David Siegel. That book was known for pushing visual style over HTML standards. It also encouraged the use of HTML hacks, for example using tables to create layouts. Siegel's techniques were basically...
David Siegel: From Killer Web Sites to Semantic Web

European Net Usage Growth Opens Doors for International Business

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Internet usage in the European Union is rising and it's no accident - the EU and United Kingdom governments are investing in policies to boost their digital economies. Their carefully considered Digital Agenda aims to improve Internet business opportunities by boosting broadspeed and getting more people online. What's more, each...
European Net Usage Growth Opens Doors for International Business

We Need Internet Access on Mars

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Today's theme is the interplanetary Web. We've reached the point where saying "the Worldwide Web" sounds goofy, and www. in a URL looks outdated. It's still accurate, though. The Internet feels infinite, but it's still limited to our one planet. Not for long, though. There's a conference this week bringing...
We Need Internet Access on Mars
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