Web 2.0 Expo SF News & Coverage

Web 2.0 Expo: Open web, content strategy ...

by Deanna Zandt  May. 10, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo wrapped up in San Francisco on Thursday last week (see my coverage of the opening days with this post), and while the depth I was longing for still never quite manifested, breadth of topics were aplenty. ... read more

How to Get Pleasure and Profit from APIs

by Jolie O'Dell  May. 11, 2010
If APIs are "crack cocaine for developers," as Mashery CEO Oren Michels said to us, then Michels is a dealer. His company specializes in creating and managing APIs for companies from Netflix and MTV Networks to Etsy and Cafe Press, and has recently published a survey on how developers use… read more

Chris Lindland uses memes to sell pants

[SF Weekly]
by Matt Smith  May. 12, 2010
The trade show floor at the Web 2.0 Expo at Moscone West last week was crawling with people who were hoping to get rich off the different ways of sharing information online, activities collectively given the ubiquitous buzzwords "social media."... read more

LOLCat King on What Makes Internet Culture Viral

by Jolie O'Dell  May. 12, 2010
Ben Huh is the CEO of The Cheezburger Network, a ring of highly lucrative websites that curate and capitalize on Internet memes and macros. During the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco... read more

Verizon and Google developing tablet, details this week

by Anthony Ha  May. 11, 2010
VentureBeat's request for comment yet, and all they would tell the Journal is that anyone can use Android to build smartphones and other devices. In fact, Android tablets have already been demonstrated, most recently at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco... read more

Develop iPhone, iPad, Android And BlackBerry Apps With Just A Browser

[InformationWeek ]
by David Berlind  May. 11, 2010
Can you really develop mobile applications for iPhones, iPads, Android-based devices and BlackBerries with nothing more than Web-browser? Yammer.com thinks so and gave TechWeb.com editor-in-chief David Berlind a demo of how it works at Web 2.0 Expo 2010 in San Francisco... read more

Our thoughts on the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco

[ Dogfish ]
by James Johnston  May. 11, 2010
When we read about the Web 2.0 Expo in ReadWriteWeb's Event Calendar late last month, it seemed like the perfect opportunity for both. Described as a “multi-track conference brings together people, ideas, connections, contacts, ... read more

Highlights from Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco

[Central Desktop Blog]
by unknown  May. 11, 2010
Last week, a few of us from the Central Desktop team traveled up to San Francisco for the Web 2.0 Expo. Admittedly, since this was my first tradeshow experience, I. read more

Allan Haley Interviewed at Web 2.0 Expo SF 2010 About Web Fonts

by admin  May. 10, 2010
Allan Haley Interviewed at Web 2.0 Expo SF 2010 About Web Fonts... read more

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010: Video Highlights

[Viadeo Blog]
by Richard Francis  May. 10, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo is an annual industry conference and tradeshow held in San Francisco (and New York), co-produced by O'Reilly Media & UBM Techweb. This year.... read more

Web 2.0 Expo

[Voice of Community]
by Ray Eisenberg  May. 09, 2010
I went to the Web 2.0 Expo last week in San Francisco. It was pretty small this year with not too many exhibitors--none of the big community vendors were there - no Jive, Mzinga, Hive, or Lithium. If I could characterize the event in ... read more

Google Android, BumpTop, IPad 3G Center Tablet Talk

by Clint Boulton  May. 09, 2010
The success of Apple's iPad touched off a number of tablet rumors revolving around Google Android, some of which may be bunk and some of which may be true. But no analyst can deny Google's recent purchases of Agnilux and Bump Technologies point to the possibility of a Google tablet… read more

Eastwick Communications Web 2.0 Expo

[Eastwick Communications]
by kstoddard  May. 08, 2010
If there's one major difference between this year's Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco and years past, it's that both the technology on display and the crowds have matured. Sure, there were plenty of start-ups and 20-somethings, ... read more

Web 2.0 Expo How Does that Brand Make You Feel

[Smoking Gunn]
by Gunn  May. 08, 2010
I'm back in Long Beach and I'm still coming down from information and idea overload I experienced at the Web 2.0 Expo this week. I started digging into my tote bag of handouts and other goodies from the Expo Hall to pass out to the ... read more

Web 2.0: IBM's Experimental iPhone E-Mail Client

[InformationWeek ]
by Thomas Claburn  May. 08, 2010
Among the various interesting keynote presentations at the Web 2.0 Expo earlier this week was one by IBM mobile computing researcher Jeff Pierce.... read more

A small slice of Web 2.0 Expo

by JD Lasica  May. 07, 2010
One of the big tech conferences of the year, SF-based Web 2.0 Expo, is now in the books. I was able to attend only two of the four days, but here are some takeaways: I had a ... read more

I Can Has Internet Culture?

[Wall St. Journal]
by Geoffrey Fowler  May. 07, 2010
Ben Huh, the CEO of the Cheezburger Network, has made an empire out of funny pictures of cats (a.k.a. LOLCats) and other work-day distractions like the popular Fail Blog.... read more

Javascript guru calls for webwide IE6 boycott

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  May. 06, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo Douglas Crockford--the man who "discovered" JSON and a senior Javascript architect at Yahoo!--has called on all major websites to simultaneously force the world's IE6 users to download a browser that isn't nearly nine years old.... read more

Linux Prototype Tablet Makes Flashy Debut

by Kimberly Hill  May. 07, 2010
Apple is riding high with iPad sales reaching a million, but Adobe has offered a whiff of competition at the Web 2.0 Expo--a prototype Android tablet running Flash. Android smartphones are giving Apple's iPhone a run for its money and may soon overtake it. If Android tablets follow suit, will… read more

Google Goggles Translates Text In Images

by Thomas Claburn  May. 06, 2010
' At the Web 2.0 Expo on Thursday, conference co-chair and publisher Tim O'Reilly observed, "If you invent for the world that exists now, you're behind the curve."... read more

The one thing a killer location-based service needs to be: fun

by JP Manninen  May. 06, 2010
A Web 2.0 Expo panel discussion focusing on location-based services--or LBS--for mobile phones narrowed down the one fundamental requirement for any service hoping to make it big in the space: It needs to be fun.... read more

Sneak peek of Android-based tablet running Adobe Air

by Garrett Rogers  May. 06, 2010
At the Web 2.0 Expo, Adobe employees gave a demo showing off a prototype version of a tablet running Android OS, and Adobe Air. What struck me is how well and smooth the application they were demoing seemed.... read more

Has a "dot-com" changed your world? The Internet wants to know how

by Sam Diaz  May. 06, 2010
There's nothing unusual about seeing TV cameras on the expo floor of a trade show like Web 2.0 Expo. They're usually pointed at the execs behind the booths talking about their products or services.... read more

Google vs. Foursquare: Geolocation Battle Heats Up

by Brennon Slattery  May. 07, 2010
Apparently informing your friends that you're eating a turkey sandwich at the deli down the street is the most "interesting" fad of the moment, and Google wants the biggest slice of cake. At the Web 2.0 Expo, Google indicated it would be enhancing its Latitude service to give other location-based… read more

Web 2.0 Expo: Startups to watch

by Derek Gordon  May. 07, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo: Startups to watch. Adobe CTO addresses Apple vs. Flash drama by Derek Gordon on May 07, 2010.... read more

Six Startups Blast Off From The Web 2.0 Launchpad

by Jason Kincaid  May. 06, 2010
Every year at Web 2.0 Expo, a handful of promising startups are invited on stage to give quick, five-minute pitches to an audience of conference attendees and a panel of judges (you can see our past coverage on these events here and here). Yesterday this year's batch of startups took… read more

Crunch time for the web, says tech guru O'Reilly

by Maggie Shiels  May. 07, 2010
Apple wants to rule the world, Google is in danger of losing its way, Microsoft is the underdog and Facebook is the most strategically open platform on the internet. This is the view of Tim O'Reilly, a leading light in the world of technology and more popularly known for spreading… read more

Google Latitude not dead despite Buzz

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  May. 07, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo Google is pushing ahead with Latitude - the mobile service that tells your friends where you are - despite its high-profile introduction of somewhat similar mobile services that hook into its new Google Buzz social networking setup... read more

Central Desktop: Office Collaboration Without Office 2010

[PC World]
by Harry McCracken  May. 07, 2010
The biggest selling point for the soon-to-ship Microsoft Office 2010 is its new features for storing documents online and editing them with coworkers. At Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco this week, Central Desktop... read more

Web 2.0 Expo: Behind the scenes at Bitly

by Larry Dignan  May. 07, 2010
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Hilary Mason, lead scientist at Bitly, explains the rapid growth the company is experiencing with its software service and talks about the topics people are discussing most on the Web, including tech news, business, and entertainment... read more

Report Card? How About That Annual Report

[The Wall Street Journal]
by Geoffrey A. Fowler  May. 06, 2010
Here is one indicator of the allure of Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial culture: Diane Keng just launched her third start-up-and she is still in high school... read more

Scribd social publishing site dumps Flash in favor of HTML5

by Paul Krill  May. 05, 2010
Social publishing site Scribd is making a big bet on HTML5 and scrapping its three-year-old Adobe Flash investment... read more

Launch Pad's Winner - Rhomobile!

by julie Blaustein  May. 06, 2010
What is a start up company to do that is on a limited marketing budget or perhaps even overseas planning to launch? Why not enter to win the Web 2.0 Expo's Launch Pad where they will receive instant and incredible amounts of exposure of their products or services to the… read more

Scribd picks new Web technology over Flash

by Stephen Shankland  May. 06, 2010
In one of the clearest examples so far of just how much Flash is threatened by next-generation Web technologies, Scribd, a service for hosting and sharing documents online, is moving to a future that doesn't require Adobe Systems' plug-in... read more

Douglas Crockford on JavaScript and HTML5

by Michael Calore  May. 06, 2010
When Doug Crockford first encountered JavaScript, his first impression was that it was "one of the most incompetent pieces of software engineering [he'd] ever seen."... read more

down the avenue: Launch Pad Top 5 at Web 2.0 Expo

by Renee Blodgett  May. 07, 2010
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Launch Pad Top 5 at Web 2.0 Expo: ... read more

Looking back on Web 2.0 Expo

by Brendan Hughes  May. 06, 2010
Iain, showcasing Weedle at our "stand" in Web 2.0 Expo The vast majority of websites that exist today are fundamentally static. Well crafted context (text, imagery, video etc) is created once and published until it is out of date and ... read more

Web 2.0: Curtailing Platform Power

[InformationWeek ]
by Thomas Claburn  May. 07, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo this year was "the power of platforms." There's power in owning a platform, alright. Just look at Apple: With the stroke of a pen, it can revise its developer agreement and disallow the use of Flash and any number of other third-party development tools for creating iPhone… read more

Web 2.0 Expo Interview with Ross Mayfield

by Dion Hinchcliffe  May. 06, 2010
At the recent Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, I had the opportunity to record this video interview with Ross Mayfield, the CEO of SocialText. During our talk, we discuss interesting topics, such as microblogging and the creation of the ... read more

Web 2.0 Expo Browser Panel

by Dion Almaer  May. 06, 2010
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at Web 2.0 Expo on the future of browsers with Ben. On the panel were distinguished gents. In the photo. read more

Tomorrow's Game-Changers Today at Web 2.0 Expo

by Moya Watson  May. 06, 2010
What this year's Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco noticably lacked in sponsors, exhibitors, and schwag, it more than made up for in smarts. Today was the last day of the show, and I'm away with my mind packed with thoughts from the six ... read more

Adobe CTO: Apple Is Playing a Legal Game, Not a Tech Game

[Wired Top Stories]
by Michael Calore  May. 05, 2010
Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch gives his opinion on Apple's true motivation for blocking Flash on its mobile devices. Live report from the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco... read more

Digits Live Show: New Push to Regulate Internet Access

[The Wall Street Journal]
by Geoffrey Fowler  May. 06, 2010
The FCC announced it will try to re-regulate the Internet with what it calls a "light touch" effort that would apply some old phone regulations to Internet lines. The Journal's Amy Schatz, Spencer Ante, and Zach Seward discuss the proposed regulations, which are part of the push for net neutrality... read more

Tim O'Reilly: Steve Jobs Is Trying to Build a Fundamental Challenge to the Web

by Jason Kincaid  May. 06, 2010
This morning during his keynote talk at Web 2.0 Expo, Tim O'Reilly took a look at the State of the Internet Operating System--a term he uses to describe the intertwined web services like search, the social graph, and payments systems that power applications on the web (and increasingly, mobile devices).... read more

The Facebook Era Has a Strong Business Angle

by David Needle  May. 06, 2010
Social networks not only give companies broader access to new customers, they do it at unprecedented lower costs, according to Clara Shih, author of "The Facebook Era."... read more

What Bit.ly Knows About The Realtime Web

by MG Siegler  May. 06, 2010
Today during Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Hillary Mason, Bit.ly's lead data scientist took the stage and offered up some interesting data about the service. Her focus was what our data usage says about the realtime web... read more

Opera moves Dragonfly to Apache for patent promise

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  May. 06, 2010
Opera has switched its Dragonfly open source debug tool to an Apache 2.0 license to include a promise that users are protected from patents owned by Opera or any other contributor to the project... read more

Web 2.0: Scribd Drops Flash For HTML5

[Information Week]
by Thomas Claburn  May. 06, 2010
In his widely read open letter about the alleged shortcomings of Adobe's Flash technology on the iPhone, Apple CEO Steve Jobs wrote, "Most Flash Web sites will need to be rewritten to support touch-based devices. If developers need to rewrite their Flash Web sites, why not use modern technologies like… read more

Hey Apple, Adobe's Got Your Flash Tablet Right Here

by Brian Caulfield  May. 06, 2010
Can you build a tablet computer that runs Adobe's Flash multimedia software? Absolutely. While Flash is unavailable on Apple's iPad tablet computer, Adobe brought such a machine to the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco this week... read more

Adobe takes another pop at Apple

[The Inquirer.net]
by Nick Farrell  May. 06, 2010
Adobe's chief technical officer Kevin Lynch has said that Apple's policy on Flash is anti-competitive and anti-Internet. He might just as well have added that Steve Jobs smells of wee and the Ipad is a mongrel dog and while he might have got points for accuracy, it probably would not… read more

Adobe: Apple wants to turn the web into a walled garden

by Emma Barnett  May. 06, 2010
Kevin Lynch, Adobe's chief technology officer, has accused Apple of creating a "walled garden" on the web and preventing competition, in the latest round of the battle between the two technology giants... read more

digits: New Push to Regulate Internet Access

[The Wall Street Journal]
May. 06, 2010
Amy Schatz and Spencer Ante discuss the federal government's plan to propose regulating broadband lines under decades-old rules designed for traditional phone networks. Plus, a live report from the Web 2.0 event and Yahoo's new ad blitz... read more

Social Media Networks for Business Use at Web 2.0 Expo

[PC World]
May. 05, 2010
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Staff Writer Patrick Miller pinpointed the newest trend in Web applications: Adapting social media networking tools for the workplace. Take a look as he visits the itDuzzit, Engage, and Socialtext booths to check out their newest Web tools... read more

Google Android Tablet Ran Air 2 on Nvidia Tegra 2 Chips, Adobe Says

[eWeek.com News]
by Clint Boulton  May. 06, 2010
Adobe said a tablet computer it showed at the Web 2.0 Expo May 5 was powered by by Nvidia Tegra 2 chips and ran Google's Android OS and Adobe's own Air 2 platform. Adobe declined to say what version of Android the tablet ran, though the Zedomax blog on site… read more

Silicon Valley teenager on her third start-up

by David Louie   May. 05, 2010
Diane Keng was working the expo floor Wednesday at the Web 2.0 Expo at Moscone West. She is the co-founder and marketing chief for the latest Silicon Valley start-up, housed in a garage in Cupertino. Her venture is a website called MyWeboo.com; it aggregates profiles, text, photos and video for… read more

BART/Foursquare survey: 38% say Foursquare makes riding BART "more fun"

May. 05, 2010
BART riders are using Foursquare and other location-based services to meet and connect with friends and share recommendations for things to do around stations, according to a BART survey released Wednesday, May 5, at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco... read more

Web 2.0: Internet Explorer 6 Deathwatch

[Information Week]
by Thomas Claburn  May. 05, 2010
For all the fireworks between Apple and Adobe over Flash and HTML5, the leading browser makers face a more pressing problem: Putting Internet Explorer 6 out of its misery. Despite a funeral held for IE6 in March, rumors of the hoary browser's demise to be greatly exaggerated... read more

Microsoft Researchers Launch 'Spindex' Aggregator Site

[PC World]
by Mark Hachman  May. 05, 2010
On Tuesday at the Web 2.0 conference, Microsoft took the wraps off of what it called the "Impossible Project": a Web site, spindex.me, that will serve as a sort of personal Web aggregator... read more

Microsoft Previews Spindex, a Social Media Tracking Tool

by Liz Gannes  May. 04, 2010
Instead of one-size-fits-all search, what if you could do "your own personal index, archiving your own information for yourself that's private, and you could possibly also share?" asked Lili Cheng,... read more

Real's GameHouse launches social gaming fusion

by Chris Nuttall   May. 05, 2010
Real Network's GameHouse online gaming division is playing its social cards en route to being spun off by its parent by the end of this year... read more

SlideShare Goes Beyond PowerPoint and Adds Video

by Frederic Lardinois  May. 06, 2010
SlideShare, the popular service for sharing presentations, just announced a major update to its platform. Starting today, SlideShare users will be able to upload videos of their presentations, screencasts and other business-related video content... read more

SlideShare adds video support to go beyond slides

by Anthony Ha  May. 05, 2010
SlideShare is a site where users can share business presentations, but today it's going beyond the "Slide" in the company's name. It's adding the ability to upload and share business videos... read more

Web 2.0 Expo: Giraffes, hippos, mafias and ...

by Deanna Zandt  May. 05, 2010
I'm attending Web 2.0 Expo this week, and I'll be posting a daily summary of what I'm seeing and hearing. It's my first time attending this conference, and I'm excited to have the opportunity to report on it. ... read more

Bing Community

by Bing  May. 04, 2010
Starting today, you can find Bing at Web 2.0 Expo 2010 in San Francisco. If you happen to be attending the conference, you can catch us “officially” at the following sessions or “unofficially” at Bingaoke! on Tuesday night (RSVP link ... read more

Web 2.0 Expo: A Look At The Future Of Web Browsers, From The Guys ...

by Jason Kincaid  May. 05, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo is in full swing in San Francisco, CA. One of the more interesting panels to take place earlier today was called What to Expect from Browsers in the Next Five Years. The panel's roster included some of the biggest names ... read more

Web 2.0 Expo looks to Internet's future (photos)

[CNET.com News]
May. 06, 2010
The San Francisco confab seeks to find out where the Web is going, and how it will get there. Here are some scenes from the ongoing event. read more

Ignite Bay Area @ Web 2.0 Expo Tonight - O'Reilly Radar

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  May. 05, 2010
Ignite Bay Area is happening tonight to help kick-off Web 2.0 Expo. We will be returning to the Mezzanine (444 Jessie Street, SF). As always these will five-minute, 20 slide presentations on geeky topics. We will hear from the likes of ... read more

Rhomobile Selected as Launch Pad People's Choice Winner at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

May. 05, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, co-producers of Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0 Summit, Gov 2.0 Expo and Gov 2.0 Summit, today announced the People's Choice winner of the Launch Pad program. Rhomobile, one of six on-stage presenters, was selected as the People's Choice Winner… read more

Adobe CTO says Apple has become the big brother it rebelled against

[ComputerWorld ]
by James Niccolai  May. 05, 2010
Apple's refusal to allow Flash on the iPhone hurts innovation and is "like 1984 in a lot of ways", Adobe Systems' CTO said on Wednesday, implying that Apple has become the "Big Brother" it rebelled against in its iconic TV ad from that year... read more

Microsoft adds Spindex to control social networking flood

[SF Gate]
by Sharon Gaudin  May. 05, 2010
Angling to get in on the social networking craze, Microsoft yesterday showed off an early technical preview of a new tool that would aggregate social media. The company pulled the wraps off the Spindex tool yesterday at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco... read more

RealNetworks' GameHouse Launches Social Platform

[PC World]
by Harry McCracken  May. 05, 2010
GameHouse-the casual gaming arm of RealNetworks that's been around under one name or another for a decade-is trying to respond in a big way to the rise of social games, virtual gifts, the Facebook platform, and other trends reflected in wildly popular games such as FarmVille... read more

@Web 2.0 Expo: Web Community Discusses Freemium Model

by Antony Bruno  May. 05, 2010
We know how Warner Music Group's Edgar Bronfman Jr. feels about freemium music services like Spotify. But how does the Web 2.0 community view the model? Ranjith Kumaran, founder and CTO of the Web-based file transfer company YouSendIt, attacked a number of myths about the freemium business learned over four… read more

How mass transit integrates with Foursquare

May. 05, 2010
Transit by definition is "location". Bay Area Rapid Transit setup a partnership with Foursquare last year, creating a badge for user when they checkin to multiple BART stations... read more

Microsoft calls for IE9 Canvas tag

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  May. 05, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo A Microsoft "web technical evangelist" has indicated that he wants Internet Explorer 9 to include the HTML5 Canvas tag, a means of rendering 2D graphics inside a browser. But for reasons unknown, the company won't actually commit to the tag... read more

Web 2.0 Expo in pictures (photo gallery)

by JP Manninen  May. 05, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo was at full speed on Wednesday in San Francisco. The Internet-focused conference's early morning keynotes covered a lot of ground, and one of the most memorable presentations was Parrot's live demonstration of an ... read more

Android Multi-Touch Tablet featured in Adobe booth at Web 2.0 Expo ...

by Brian Osborne  May. 05, 2010
While Apple has decided to take a stance against putting Adobe Flash and Air on their iPad and iPhone it seems the industry has moved on without them... read more

Web 2.0 Expo 2010 – Day One

[Smoking Gunn]
by Rha  May. 05, 2010
My first day at the Web 2.0 Expo was quite full and incredibly eye opening. There are so many different people here! In one room I can chat with a reporter from a Mexican newspaper; at lunch I can talk to someone that works with ... read more

Adobe CTO Calls Apple 'Walled Garden,' Denies HTML5 Battle

by Chloe Albanesius  May. 05, 2010
Adobe's chief technology officer on Wednesday reiterated his belief that applications should be allowed on any operating system, and accused Apple of creating a walled garden of content... read more

Adobe CTO paints Steve Jobs as Big Brother

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  May. 05, 2010
Adobe chief technology officer Kevin Lynch believes that Apple barred translated Flash from the iPhone not because Flash runs poorly on the Jobsian handheld but because it runs so well... read more

Adobe As The Railroad Tycoon: Apple Needs To Change Its Gauge

by MG Siegler  May. 05, 2010
Today at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch took the stage to talk with O'Reilly's Brady Forrest. This was maybe the most heavily anticipated talk at the event due to the quickly evolving fued between Adobe and Apple... read more

Hanging @ the Web 2.0 Expo Hall

by Julie Blaustein  May. 05, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo Hall features over 75 exhibits, a Non-Profit Pavilion, a Long Tail Pavilion and The Solutions Showcase Theater that will have 10 minute presentations from the sponsors and exhibitors. I walked, talked and took pictures ... read more

Watch Videos of Keynotes & Interviews from #w2e

[Web 2.0 Expo]
by Kaitlin Pike  May. 05, 2010
Our keynote stage functions as a platform for exciting announcements and in-depth conversations about the Web 2.0 world. See the collection of keynote videos and speaker interviews in our YouTube playlist. ~~ Kaitlin Pike is the Community Manager of Web 2.0 Expo. She can be reached @w2e or @kcpike. read more

Adobe's Apple tiff won't prevent HTML5 support

[CNET.com News]
by Tom Krazit   May. 05, 2010
CTO Kevin Lynch pledged to build developer tools for HTML5 during the Web 2.0 Expo and got in a few shots at Apple's policy regarding Flash on the iPhone and iPad. read more

Twitter: It's the end of the sysadmin as we know it

[Channel Register]
by Cade Metz   May. 04, 2010
Twitter says it's the end of the sysadmin as we know it. Speaking this morning at the annual Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Twitter operations man John Adams warned sysadmins they won't succeed on today's intertubes unless they learn to do a bit more than system administration. Sysadmin 2.0, he… read more

Web 2.0: Mobile Data and IT Services Drive Growth of German IT Industry

May. 05, 2010
Driven by positive growth rates in outsourcing services, infrastructure services and mobile data services, Germany's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is on track to grow in 2010. ICT in Germany is an important catalyst for innovation, creating unique market opportunities for cutting-edge companies. Germany Trade & Invest will have… read more

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch: We're Going To Make The Best Tools In The World For HTML5

by Jason Kincaid  May. 05, 2010
One of of today's keynote speakers at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco is Adobe exec Kevin Lynch, who serves as the company's CTO and SVP, Experience & Technology Organization. The keynote talk is a timely one... read more

SlideShare Provides Video Sharing for Professionals

May. 05, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO-SlideShare, the world's largest professional sharing community, now supports video sharing. The announcement was made by CEO Rashmi Sinha during her keynote at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Immediately available, professionals can upload and share videos of their talks, promotional videos, screencasts, demos and webinars... read more

Adobe demonstrates Flash and Air on Android tablet

by Devindra Hardawar  May. 05, 2010
Even though Steve Jobs has said Apple has no need for Flash on the iPad, we've known for some time that Adobe's interactive-video technology would eventually show up on competing Android tablets. Now it looks like they're one step closer. Yesterday at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe… read more

Adobe Shows Google Android Tablet as Apple IPad Alternative

by Clint Boulton  May. 05, 2010
We Google Watchers have been writing a lot of about the alleged Google Android Tablet, the answer to Apple's iPad "Jesus Tablet." Now bloggers have seen it in action, thanks to Adobe, which showed off an Android tablet at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco this week... read more

Adobe' Apple tiff won't prevent HTML5 support

by Tom Krazit  May. 05, 2010
Adobe won't forswear HTML5 technologies just because of its high-profile dispute with Apple over HTML5 and Flash, a key executive said Wednesday... read more

Adobe's Kevin Lynch: Apple's Playing a Legal Game, Not a Technology Game

by Michael Calore  May. 05, 2010
Adobe's CTO wants to make it clear that the public battle between HTML5 and Flash isn't about technology, it's about politics... read more

Web 2.0: Adobe CTO Slams Apple Walled Garden

[Information Week]
by Thomas Claburn  May. 05, 2010
Amid reports of a pending antitrust inquiry into Apple's iPhone OS developer restrictions, Kevin Lynch, CTO of Adobe, the company most directly affected by Apple's rules, took the stage at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco and assailed Apple's tactics... read more

RealNetworks renovates its GameHouse business to be more social

[LA Times]
by Alex Pham  May. 04, 2010
First, there was ubiquitous computing. Now comes ubiquitous gaming. RealNetworks, which is looking to cast off its games business as a separate company later this year, on Tuesday relaunched the division as GameHouse... read more

RealNetworks to Add Facebook Games, Social Features (Update2)

[Bloomberg Businessweek]
by Dina Bass  May. 04, 2010
RealNetworks Inc. introduced an application called GameHouse for Facebook with more than 1,000 games that can be played by users of the social network, underscoring the growing popularity of interactive gaming... read more

RealNetworks unit launches new social-games platform

[The Seattle Times]
by Brier Dudley   May. 04, 2010
In a preview of what it may look like as a stand-alone company, RealNetworks' games division on Tuesday is launching a new social-games platform called GameHouse Fusion... read more

RealNetworks launches social-game platform

by Josh Lowensohn  May. 04, 2010
RealNetworks may be best-known for its audio-and video-streaming technologies, its stake in the Rhapsody music service, and the recent drama of its RealDVD software litigation, but the company hopes to be just as well-known for its new social-gaming platform... read more

Real Networks Rolls Out Social Gaming Platform

[ITProPortal.com ]
May. 05, 2010
RealNetworks unveiled its new social-gaming platform at the Web 2.0 expo in San Francisco yesterday... read more

Facebook's Paul Buchheit justifies increasing openness, less privacy

by Kim-Mai Cutler   May. 05, 2010
Facebook's Paul Buchheit, the Gmail creator who coined Google's "Don't be evil" slogan and later came to the social network through its FriendFeed acquisition, said he's found immense value in removing most privacy restrictions to his profile... read more

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry   May. 05, 2010
Good morning! Here's what you need to know: Want to see a hands-on review of an Android tablet prototype with multitouch, Flash and Air? Here it is. No need to thank us... read more

Facebook's Buchheit talks on privacy, Likes

by Ronny Kerr  May. 05, 2010
Paul Buchheit-lead developer of Gmail and co-founder of FriendFeed, which sold to Facebook last year-is now a huge proponent of his new employer, the company responsible for the most popular social network in the world... read more

Facebook Exec Extols the Virtues of Setting Privacy To 'Everyone'

[The Wall Street Journal]
by Geoffrey A. Fowler  May. 04, 2010
Facebook is under a spotlight for new privacy settings that could lead users to unwittingly expose a lot more information about themselves. But in a keynote interview at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Facebook executive Paul Buchheit laid out the argument for why he sets his privacy settings… read more

Facebook's Buchheit: The Future Is Lightweight Conversations

by MG Siegler  May. 04, 2010
Today at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Paul Buchheit took the stage to talk about his current role at Facebook, as well as his previous roles at FriendFeed and Google... read more

@Web 2.0 Expo: Facebook's Buchheit Talks Privacy, Power of Like

by Antony Bruno  May. 04, 2010
The power of Facebook is the activity of its users, according to Facebook executive Paul Buchheit. And the way the social networking site intends to expand its presence and membership is by bringing the power of those users to any Web site and service that wants to work with it... read more

@Web 2.0 Expo: How Social Media Is Beating Google

by Antony Bruno  May. 04, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco kicked off on Tuesday with the "Media's New Business Model" panel, moderated by WSJ's Jessica Vascellaro. On it, panelists noted that news sites are seeing site referrals from social media services like Facebook and Twitter grow at a much greater clip than from… read more

Microsoft launches 'Spindex' social aggregator

by Caroline McCarthy  May. 04, 2010
With a new tool called Spindex, Microsoft's Future Social Experiences Labs division is diving into a niche where many have failed: social-media aggregation... read more

Microsoft's Lili Cheng on Fuse, Spindex and more

by Ina Fried  May. 05, 2010
It's always fun to catch up with Microsoft's Lili Cheng. In addition to being a bundle of energy, she's always working on some interesting project. In her years she has worked in Microsoft's research labs, on the Windows team. Since last year, she has been heading a social software project… read more

Microsoft's social lab does 'the impossible'

[The Register]
by Cade Metz  May. 05, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo Microsoft has unveiled an experimental online service that pools "social" content from various and sundry online sources, including Facebook, Twitter, RSS feeds, and Redmond's own Bing search engine... read more

Microsoft Spindex Puts New Spin on Social Networking

[PC World]
by Tony Bradley   May. 04, 2010
Microsoft's FUSE Labs-the cutting edge, innovative research group behind the recent Docs.com announcement-unveiled yet another new project today at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Spindex is a new FUSE Labs project to help aggregate and streamline social streams to help you interact more efficiently... read more

Live From Web 2.0: Microsoft Unveils Spindex, 'Your Social Personal Index'

by Jason Kincaid  May. 04, 2010
Today at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Microsoft's Lili Cheng took the stage to give a keynote presentation feature some of Microsoft's latest social projects... read more

Adobe Shows Off A Multi-Touch Tablet Prototype Running Flash And Air "Flawlessly"

by Artem Russakovskii  May. 04, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo happening in San Francisco has us quite excited, as Zedomax.com, a blog revolving around technology and gadgets, has found an Android tablet prototype smoothly running Flash and Air... read more

Hmm, this Android tablet seems to run Flash just fine

[Good Morning Silicon Valley]
by John Murrell  May. 05, 2010
To hear Steve Jobs tell it, allowing apps based on (or even converted from) Adobe's Flash to run on the iPhone and iPad would be an abomination upon users, offending their design sense, crashing their devices and sucking their batteries dry. Adobe, of course, begs to differ and has thrown… read more

Google Tablet Prototype Turns Up at Trade Show

by Charles Cooper   May. 05, 2010
Is an Android-based tablet from Google getting closer? For months, rumors have swirled around Silicon Valley that Google was indeed planning to start selling its own tablet computer, a move that would escalate its growing rivalry with Apple... read more

Adobe Demonstrates Flash on Android Tablet

by Charlie Sorrel   May. 05, 2010
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe has been showing off a prototype Android tablet running Flash and Adobe Air. According to Max of the Zedomax blog, it runs the usually resource-heavy Flash plugin "flawlessly". And of course, the fact that the demo uses Wired's own magazine application… read more

Android Tablet Prototype Running Flash Spotted in the Wild

by Stan Schroeder  May. 05, 2010
Now that Adobe and Apple have officially parted ways - at least when it comes to Flash on Apple's mobile devices - Adobe is strengthening its partnership with Google's Android, whose next version (2.2) will support Flash... read more

Adobe + Android + Tablet + Flash = Interesting

[All Things Digital]
by Peter Kafka   May. 05, 2010
Google refuses to acknowledge publicly that it is working on Android-powered tablet computers. But the company has been public about its support of Adobe's Flash... read more

Announcing TED's Open TV Project

by Emily McManus   May. 04, 2010
Tonight, we're thrilled to announce TED's newest initative in sharing great ideas with the world: the Open TV Project. Announced this evening at Web 2.0 in San Francisco, the TED Open TV Project will bring TEDTalks to broadcast TV networks around the globe... read more

Web 2.0: Have iPad, Will Travel

[Information Week]
by Thomas Claburn  May. 04, 2010
Apple envisioned its iPad as a device that defines a new market, something between a laptop computer and a smartphone. Having sold over a million of them in just 28 days, it's clear that the company has tapped into need that other computer makers have been unable to adequately address.… read more

Web 2.0 Expo 2010: LIVE News Updates

May. 05, 2010
The annual Web 2.0 Expo has kicked off in San Francisco. The three-day event will feature a host of speakers, including individuals from both startups and larger companies, like Yahoo! Get the latest Web 2.0 Expo news here: this page will bring you all the breaking news, tweets, photos, and… read more

Adobe Flash shows up on mysterious Android tablet

[InfoWorld News]
by Daniel Ionescu  May. 05, 2010
Forget about Flash on the iPhone and iPad, Adobe, it seems, has turned its attention elsewhere. The company used the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco to show off a mysterious... read more

Adobe showcasing prototype Android tablet at Web 2.0 Expo

by Andrew Munchbach  May. 05, 2010
Zedomax is reporting that Adobe is showcasing a prototype of an Android tablet at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. The new Android tablet, seen running Adobe Air and Flash, will apparently have a similar form factor to the iPad:... read more

Android Tablet Spotted in Android Booth at Web 2.0 Expo

by Matthew  May. 05, 2010
Over at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe had a stand of products available that heavily pushed the Google Android platform. Zedomax was able to get a good... read more

8 Intriguing Videos from the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco

by Damien Hoffman  May. 05, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo, co-produced by O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, showcases the latest Web 2.0 business models, development paradigms and design strategies... read more

Is There Life Without Google?

May. 04, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo kicked off in San Francisco Tuesday with a discussion that would be unthinkable without social media: How web publishers can be successful without Google, The Wall Street Journal's Digits blog reported... read more

Web 2.0 Expo Blog-Blog Archive- Conference sunshine all day ...

May. 04, 2010
The folks attending the Web2Open unconference on-site tomorrow and Wednesday at Web 2.0 Expo (Moscone West) will experience something rarely seen at other conferences… sunshine all day long! Check out the sweet digs for our community ... read more

Apple's Fetish For Silence

by Thomas Claburn  May. 04, 2010
At the Web 2.0 Expo, Apple is everywhere without actually being present. Last month, Web 2.0 co-founders John Battelle and Tim O’Reilly published an open letter to Apple asking the company to participate in the conference. To no one's surprise, Apple did not respond. read more

Web 2.0 Expo - HackerJournals Calendar

by Martin  May. 04, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo. Posted on May 4, 2010, 2:24 am, by martin smith, under Uncategorized. Venue: San Francisco CA. Ten years ago, companies like AOL, Yahoo, Google, Amazon, Earthlink, and eBay battled to define the ways we would use the Web. ... read more

Ignite Bay Area @ Web 2.0 Expo Tonight

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  May. 03, 2010
Ignite Bay Area is happening tonight to help kick-off Web 2.0 Expo. We will be returning to the Mezzanine (444 Jessie Street, SF). As always these will five-minute, 20 slide presentations on geeky topics. We will hear from the likes of Jen Bekman, Derek Dukes, Jesper Andersen, and Tobias Peggs… read more

8 Sessions You Won't Want to Miss at Web 2.0 Expo

[Wired Top Stories]
by Michael Calore  May. 03, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo hits San Francisco this week, and there are dozens of sessions and speeches about the future of the web, browsers, HTML5, mobile, advertising and web apps. Here are our picks for the talks you don't want to miss. read more

OpenSRS Reveals Proven Revenue Stream For Web 2.0 Companies at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

[PR Newswire]
May. 04, 2010
Presentation Outlines Namespaces and Revenue Models TORONTO, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Tucows Inc. (NYSE AMEX: TCX, TSX:TC), through its wholesale reseller services group OpenSRS, will present a seminar at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 11:10 A.M. (PDT), that will encour read more

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

by Julie Blaustein  May. 04, 2010
Web 2.0 Expo has arrived! It is the annual event that brings together the people, ideas, products, and companies that shape the next-generation web and mobile apps at the Moscone West in San Francisco held this year from May 3-6. ... read more

down the avenue: Pearltrees Unveils SUPER EMBED at Web 2.0 Expo

[down the avenue]
by Renee Blodgett  May. 03, 2010
Client Pearltrees is unveiling its new �Super Embed� feature this week at Launch Pad on Wednesday afternoon at the Moscone in San Francisco. They announced their new feature and other updates in a Beta 0.7 release today at Web 2.0 Expo. read more

The Search Engine Landscape in 2010: Rand's Presentation ...

by randfish  May. 03, 2010
I spoke this afternoon at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco to a room full of curious marketers & site owners. After the session, there was a lot of requests for the slide deck and thus I've shared it below. ... read more

Playing Microsoft Tag at Web 2.0 Expo | The Web Life

by Andrew Mager  May. 03, 2010
San Francisco is being infiltrated this week with marketing gurus, web developers, and social media manufacturers at Web 2.0 Expo. And prizes are to b. read more

Ignite Bay Area @ Web 2.0 Expo Tonight

[O'Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  May. 03, 2010
Ignite Bay Area is happening tonight to help kick-off Web 2.0 Expo. We will be returning to the Mezzanine (444 Jessie Street, SF). As always these will five-minute, 20 slide presentations on geeky topics. We will hear from the likes of Jen Bekman, Derek Dukes, Jesper Andersen, and Tobias Peggs… read more

Web 2.0 Expo: Creating a Culture of Sharing

by Mike Linksvayer  May. 03, 2010
Thursday a panel at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco explores an important question for anyone building or participating in a website premised on collaboration among users -- Creating a Culture of Sharing -- maximizing collaboration and ... read more

Berlin sends largest ever start-up delegation to Web 2.0 San Francisco

by Christoph Lang  May. 03, 2010
Eight of Berlin's "rising star" companies join group of more than two dozen business leaders. Berlin's vibrant start-up community will be represented in full force at the 2010 O'Reilly Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco (May 3-6). The largest ever delegation coming from Berlin for the event will include more… read more

The Oracle of Silicon Valley

by Max Chafkin  May. 03, 2010
Tim O"Reilly is Silicon Valley's leading intellectual and also the founder of O'Reilly Media, a steadily growing $100 million company. His life is a vivid demonstration that interesting things can happen when you are working for more than just money... read more

Next-generation web innovations to be revealed at Web 2.0 Expo next week

by Jenifer Levini  Apr. 27, 2010
We are only one week away from that special time when those of us in the web and technology industries get to gaze into the future. It's the Web 2.0 Expo, the annual event that brings together the people, ideas, products, and companies that shape the next-generation web and mobile… read more

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010 Previews Exhibitors' Announcements

by UBM TechWeb  Apr 26, 2010  

Sponsors Use Web 2.0 Expo as Choice Platform for Big News

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb today preview exhibitor announcements that will be made at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco, happening May 3-6 this year at Moscone West. Web 2.0 Expos are the leading annual events that bring people, ideas, products, and companies together to build stronger Web 2.0 communities, shaping the next-generation Web. Registration is now open at www.web2expo.com/sf... read more

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco Announces Launch Pad Finalists

by UBM TechWeb  Apr 21, 2010  

Five Companies Selected to Present on Stage and Receive Real-Time Audience Feedback

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, co-producers of Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0 Summit, Gov 2.0 Expo and Gov 2.0 Summit, today announced the five companies chosen to participate in this year's Launch Pad, sponsored by Elance and supporting sponsor, Zoosk. Launch Pad is a program designed to spotlight new products or technologies to the Web 2.0 market and will take place during Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco at the Moscone West Convention Center, happening May 3-7, 2010. For more information visit: www.web2expo.com/sf... read more

Monotype Imaging to Present "Web Design Redefined, with Web Fonts" at Web 2.0 Expo

Apr. 19, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 19, 2010 - Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, is presenting at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, May 3-6, at Moscone West in San Francisco. Allan Haley, Monotype Imaging's director of words and letters, will present "Web… read more

Foursquare: Making Games Pay

by Brady Forrest  Apr. 07, 2010
Businesses have long wondered about the people who walk through their doors. Sure they know the regulars, but what about the customers who come by every so often? Who are they? How can businesses reach them? And most importantly, how can businesses encourage them to come back?... read more

Keynotes Announced for Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010

[O'Reilly News]
by Maureen Jennings  Mar 29, 2010  

San Francisco, CA, March 29, 2010 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, co-producers of Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0 Summit, Gov 2.0 Expo and Gov 2.0 Summit, today announced the keynote speakers scheduled for Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010, themed around the "Power of Platforms." This year's theme is focused on helping business choose and leverage the right Web platforms for success. The event takes place May 3-6, 2010 at the Moscone West Convention Center. To register or for more information visit: web2expo.com/sf.

The list of key speakers for Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010 continues to grow and currently includes... read more

Keynotes Announced for Web 2.0 ...

[Web 2.0 Expo Blog]
by Kaitlin Pike  Mar. 25, 2010
Keynotes Announced for Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco. Kaitlin Pike. Check out our list of keynote speakers for our show this May! We worked hard to put together this slate containing some of the best and brightest in Web 2.0. ... read more

Keynotes Announced for Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010

[PR Newswire]
Mar. 25, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, co-producers of Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0 Summit, Gov 2.0 Expo and Gov 2.0 Summit, today announced the keynote speakers scheduled for Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2010, themed around the "Power of Platforms." This year's theme i read more

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

by admin  Mar. 10, 2010
If so we cordially invite you to apply for a spot on the Web 2.0 Expo Launch Pad where your work and your idea will be evaluated by a panel of judges live on stage. If you want exposure then this is the best way to go about it ... read more

Launch Pad SF Submissions Are ...

[Web 2.0 Expo Blog]
by Kaitlin Pike  Mar. 24, 2010
Five companies will be chosen by a panel to present on stage at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco on May 5, 2010. Each will have five minutes to present their company or product and will receive real-time feedback from a panel of industry ... read more

Ignite at Web 2.0 Expo SF ...

[Web 2.0 Expo Blog]
by Kaitlin Pike  Mar. 22, 2010
To join us in the audience (and watch those brave souls who get picked), head to Mezzanine (444 Jessie Street - see the map below) on Monday night, May 3. Web 2.0 Expo conference pass holders and Expo Hall pass holders get priority ... read more

Brady Forrest on Web 2.0 Expo's Logistics and Speed Speaking

by neal  Mar. 22, 2010
Brady Forrest on Web 2.0 Expo's Logistics and Speed Speaking. by neal on March 22, 2010... read more

Adobe Showcases Google Android Tablet At Web 2.0 Expo

by Desire Athow  May. 06, 2010
Adobe demonstrated a prototype of an Android-based tablet at the Web 2.0 Expo event in San Francisco, one which could herald the looming launch of a series of such devices based on the so-called ARMdroid platform.... read more

Ignite Bay Area | Web 2.0 Expo Edition: Call for Submissions

by Emily Goligoski  Mar. 19, 2010
Write to ignitesf@gmail.com with "submission idea" included in your subject line. Send a paragraph pitch by midnight on April 11 for consideration. Speakers will be notified the week of April 19 for the next set of public talks to be ... read more

Launchpad SF Submissions Are Open Until 3/31 - O'Reilly Radar

[O"Reilly Radar]
by Brady Forrest  Mar. 17, 2010
The Web 2.0 Expo is in two months. We want to highlight your work. Each year we put five of you onstage in a Launchpad session. The deadline for submitting your company is 3/31. The criteria is below. Entrants do not need to launch ... read more

How Applied Communilytics Can ...

[Web 2.0 Expo Blog]
by Kaitlin Pike  Mar. 09, 2010
Sean Power and Alistair Croll of Watching Websites are here to help analyze your social media strategy with their Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco Intensive, “Applied Communilytics.” Sean recently spoke to us about communilytics (a mashup of ... read more

Watch it Now: Free Webcast on ...

[Web 2.0 Expo Blog]
by Kaitlin Pike  Mar. 08, 2010
Back in late February Web 2.0 Expo Co-Chair Sarah Milstein and I held a virtual training session on how event exhibitors could increase lead generation at events by using social media. We had a great time putting this on, and would like ... read more

Announcing: The Web 2.0 Expo ...

[Web 2.0 Expo Blog]
by Kaitlin Pike  Mar. 08, 2010
Attention Web 2.0 Expo and Web 2.0 Summit veterans: We're adding some benefits this year, just for you, including an alum-only lounge with power outlets and a special lunch with Tim O'Reilly and other Web 2.0 VIPs. ... read more

What the hey is Global Ignite Week?

by Katlin Pike  Mar. 05, 2010
Sponsored in part by Web 2.0 Expo, Ignite Bay Area's Global Ignite Week event is tomorrow night - March 2 - from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are sold out but you can Livestream it here. You can also watch recordings of Ignite talks here. ... 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

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

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

Apr. 02, 2009
A conversation with Eleen Miller... read more

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

FORA.tv: Tim O'Reilly Talks Web 2.0

For complete coverage of the 2009 event, please see the Web 2.0 Expo SF 2009 News and Coverage page.

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