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Facebook Permeates Everything; App Center Will Be Its Mobile Extension

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Facebook will soon have an application store...well, not exactly. Facebook will soon have an application repository. A display showcase. Those are probably more apt descriptions of what the social giant will unveil with App Center. Essentially, Facebook will turn itself into an application hub - a traffic director for social...
Facebook Permeates Everything; App Center Will Be Its Mobile Extension

Coming to an e-book or car near you: the Web

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Marrying the broad reach of the Web with two narrow domains, members of the World Wide Web Consortium now have groups adapting Web technology for the automotive and publishing industries. [Read more]...
Coming to an e-book or car near you: the Web

The Revolution May Or May Not Be Branded

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The Occupy movement, or rallying cry, or whatever you want to call it, is by its nature decentralized. By refusing to come together under one banner other than the word “Occupy,” they’ve both diluted their message and allowed it to spread more quickly. You don’t need an Occupy license to...
The Revolution May Or May Not Be Branded

Happy 9th Birthday ReadWriteWeb!

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Today, April 20, marks the 9th birthday of ReadWriteWeb. Much has changed since 2003! The World Wide Web was not very mobile or social back then. There were no smartphones or mobile Internet (and no I don't consider WAP as proper Internet!). There was no Facebook, or even MySpace. Twitter...
Happy 9th Birthday ReadWriteWeb!
Does anyone care what Ed Zabitsky says about Apple?

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With more than 2.5m visitors so far, Google's London Web Lab experiments are still going strong

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In July last year, London’s Science Museum announced Web Lab, an interesting-sounding collaborative project with Google, featuring a range of interactive Chrome experiments designed to bring the inner workings of the Web to life. Six months into the year-long experiment, The Next Web ventured forth to get the lowdown on...
With more than 2.5m visitors so far, Google's London Web Lab experiments are still going strong

Google's SPDY wins new allies in plan to rebuild Web plumbing

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A technology to improve the fundamental HTTP Web technology wins some endorsements from Facebook, Akamai, Alibaba, and F5. But about that encryption requirement... [Read more]...
Google's SPDY wins new allies in plan to rebuild Web plumbing

Cable Spiffs Up Web Ties

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As new Internet TV players look to invade the living room, some cable and satellite operators are stepping up their embrace of Web technology to jazz up aging interfaces and head off subscriber defections....
Cable Spiffs Up Web Ties

AngelList Wings Is A Handy App For Searching AngelList On Your iPhone

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If you’re a heavy user of the startup community that is AngelList, there’s a useful little application that you should know about. The under-the-radar iOS app called “AngelList Wings” is a native app for browsing, searching, following and reading about the startups, founders and investors on AngelList. The app uses...
AngelList Wings Is A Handy App For Searching AngelList On Your iPhone
First website ever goes back online on the open Web's 20th birthday

Weekly Wrap-up: How do I Delete Facebook, 3D Wikipedia, Firefox 4, And More...

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It's not déjà vu - this week's top story was, like last week, about deleting Facebook: "How Do I Delete My Facebook Account?" A Fast Growing Query (Image). We also continued our exploration of the significant Internet trends of 2010: We gave readers a rundown of the top Internet...
Weekly Wrap-up: How do I Delete Facebook, 3D Wikipedia, Firefox 4, And More...

Twitter Hires On Lead Yahoo! Messenger Dev, Two More

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It's Monday, which must of course mean it's Twitter new employee day (TM). The company, which is continuing its expansion practically every week with new hires, onboarded three more today, including the lead Web developer for Yahoo! Messenger, focused on scalable Web technology, a senior database admin from Bebo (who...
Twitter Hires On Lead Yahoo! Messenger Dev, Two More

Angry Birds Now Uses Web Audio API in Chrome

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Angry Birds for Chrome is quickly becoming a showcase of the latest and greatest web technology. It uses HTML5 and WebGL for the graphics part. Browsers that support WebGL and have the proper drivers installed get the full hardware accelerated experience. Otherwise, HTML5 Canvas is used. Angry Birds has now...
Angry Birds Now Uses Web Audio API in Chrome

How To Train Your Internet Friends

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The difference between ReadWrite Pause and the rest of the op-eds about reconsidering our relationship with Web technology is that most of those op-eds are unbelievably stupid. They worry about the tech instead of the people. Computers are inanimate (so far). We are responsible for the way we use them....
How To Train Your Internet Friends

The Mozilla Marketplace is now open for app submissions

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The Web IS the Platform! Using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, a developer can build an app using responsive design, and that app can offer the same look and feel as a device-native app, without having to rewrite for every desired target platform. One code base – all popular devices! Now,...
The Mozilla Marketplace is now open for app submissions

QMagico and Crossfy Win Startup World: Brazil

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The hunt for the next Zuckerberg continued in Brazil last week as twenty startups battled it out in São Paulo and Rio De Janeiro in The Next Web’s global startup competition; Startup World. QMagico and Crossfy beat off stiff competition to win the best startup award in São Paulo and Rio De Janeiro respectively. Finalists in...
QMagico and Crossfy Win Startup World: Brazil

Google's Chrome Super Sync Sports Turns Your Smartphone's Browser Into A Game Controller

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Google’s Super Sync Sports Chrome Experiment is what happens when you put modern web technology, smartphones and a love of 80s sports games into one rather wacky package where cupcakes race moose heads for virtual gold. The new game, which Google announced this morning, runs in your desktop browser, but...
Google's Chrome Super Sync Sports Turns Your Smartphone's Browser Into A Game Controller

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Web technology: 5 things to watch in 2013

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Don't expect a resolution to the Web standards fracas next year, but high-res images will happen, and new browsers might carve out a niche. [Read more]...
Web technology: 5 things to watch in 2013

Weekly Wrap-up: Deactivating Facebook, Social Oversharing, iPad vs. Netbooks, And More...

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This week, Marshall Kirkpatrick answered a simple question - "What Happens When You Deactivate Your Facebook Account" - and it quickly became the top story of the week. It turns out it's all about manipulating emotions. We also continued our exploration of the significant Internet trends of 2010: The...
Weekly Wrap-up: Deactivating Facebook, Social Oversharing, iPad vs. Netbooks, And More...

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When it Comes to Web Scale Go Cheap, Go Custom or Go Home

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Facebook's future home for big data Dealing with the terabytes of data generated by users online and serving up relationships tied to that data quickly are forcing web-scale sites like Twitter, Reddit and Facebook to investigate a variety of home-built, open sourced and hardware solutions, and reject as many closed-source...
When it Comes to Web Scale Go Cheap, Go Custom or Go Home

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U2's Bono and the Edge invest in Dropbox

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Stars follow $270m Facebook stake with backing for internet storage serviceAfter making profits of about $1bn (£620m) from their Facebook investment, U2 stars Bono and the Edge appear to have a thirst for web technology and have given personal backing to internet storage service Dropbox.The U2 pair were announced as...
U2's Bono and the Edge invest in Dropbox

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SongPop is Facebook's top rated social game of the year

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Facebook today announced that according its users’ ratings and engagement levels SongPop is the top rated social game of the year. Facebook made the announcement during Le Web technology conference in Paris, France, where SongPop co-founders Romain and Mathieu Nouzareth started their careers. The music trivia game was built to...
SongPop is Facebook's top rated social game of the year

Fancy Input adds CSS3 text effects to input fields -- a gimmick or a chance to delight?

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Fancy Input is an experimental jQuery plugin that utilizes CSS3 effects in an unexpected place: text input fields. Created by developer Yair Even-Or, this project is worth a look for any designer interested in emerging Web technology, but it also leaves room for an interesting discussion. This, of course, is just an exploration of...
Fancy Input adds CSS3 text effects to input fields -- a gimmick or a chance to delight?

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Maps In Modern Web Design: Showcase and Examples

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  Geo-location was a hot topic in 2009. With so many applications on GPS-enabled smartphones, more maps than ever were accessible to the average person. But how can Web designers and developers take advantage of an increasingly location-aware user base? This article explores existing trends, conventions and the possible future...
Maps In Modern Web Design: Showcase and Examples
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