Our top story this week was location - location-based networks, services, advertising and even "feelings". Read on for our coverage and analysis. We also continued our exploration of the significant Internet trends of 2010, including Real-Time Web, Mobile Web and Internet of Things.
Note: We've refreshed the format for our longest running feature, the Weekly Wrapup. It now focuses more explicitly on the key trends that ReadWriteWeb is tracking in 2010, as well as giving you the highlights from the leading story of the week. Let us know your thoughts on the new format.
Story of the Week: Location
- Can Brightkite Beat Foursquare & Gowalla With a Universal Check-in?
- Google Patents Location-Based Advertising
- 2 Services for DIY Mobile Social Networks
- Google Chrome Becomes Location Aware
- Can Geosense for Windows Help Kickstart the Development of Location-Aware Apps for Windows 7?
- Glow: Location-Based "Feelings" for iPhone
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Historic Conversation in NYC: Ai Weiwei, Jack Dorsey & Richard MacManus
a conversation will take place between Chinese digital activist and artist Ai Weiwei, Twitter co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey, and yours truly, Richard MacManus, ReadWriteWeb founder and editor in chief. The moderator will be Orville Schell, the director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York.On March 15, at the prestigious Paley Center in New York City,
The topic of the event is the emergence of digital activism for fostering positive social change. The onsite event is invitation only, but it will be live streamed exclusively on ReadWriteWeb on Monday, March 15, at 6:30 PM EST (-5 GMT), from the Paley Center for Media, New York City.
Internet of Things
- McKinsey: Get Ready For Sensor-Driven Business Models
- Ads with Eyes: Keeping Digital Signage in Check
- Google Wants Your Lamp to Tell You How Much Power It's Using
- Google Index to Go Real Time
- 10.5 Million Wordpress Blogs Get PubSubHubbub
- Beyond Twitter Search: Semantic Analysis of the Real-Time Web
Check Out The ReadWriteWeb iPhone App
ReadWriteWeb iPhone app. As well as enabling you to read ReadWriteWeb while on the go or lying on the couch, we've made it easy to share ReadWriteWeb posts directly from your iPhone, on Twitter and Facebook. You can also follow the RWW team on Twitter, directly from the app. We invite you to download it now from iTunes.We recently launched the official
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- Drupal Founder Critical of SaaS and its Proprietary Nature
ReadWriteCloud, sponsored by VMware and Intel, is dedicated to Virtualization and Cloud Computing.Our channel
- Steve Ballmer: Microsoft's Future Is in the Cloud
- Weekly Poll: What is the Top Threat to Cloud Computing?
- How Many Enterprise Workers Will Work in the Mobile Cloud? Try 130 Million
That's a wrap for another week! Enjoy your weekend everyone.