Our live blog of the Google Instant Search event was, well, instantly readers' favorite post for this week. We also continued our exploration of the significant Internet trends of 2010: We learned how the Internet of Things may be used against us; how playtime could be the road to the big time for augmented reality; and how Seesmic Desktop became a platform for all things real-time. Read on for more.

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Our latest research report explores how social technologies in the enterprise have evolved into a new "social layer" that allows people to access information from a variety of enterprise applications and colleagues across organizational silos. It also explores the role of the open Web and the importance of Web services and applications to talk with one other easily and securely. The open Web has allowed services like Facebook to flourish by simply adhering to the HTTP protocol. The report demonstrates how enterprises can embrace a similar architecture to build their own social layer.

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