The big news of the week was Google’s efforts to remove censorship from its search results in China – read on for our coverage and analysis of this news. 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: Google vs. China
- Chinese Hacker Behind Google Attack Found
- Despite Tough Talk, Google Still Censoring in China
- Italy Attacks Web Democracy with Google Convictions
Historic Conversation in NYC: Ai Weiwei, Jack Dorsey & Richard MacManus
On March 15, at the prestigious Paley Center in New York City, 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.
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.
- The Truth about Mobile Application Stores
- Mobile Cloud Computing: $9.5 Billion by 2014
- Our Hottest New iPhone App Discoveries: February Edition
Check Out The ReadWriteWeb iPhone App
We recently launched the official 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.
Internet of Things
- Everyware: Interview with Adam Greenfield, Part 1
- Why The iPad May Save The Internet Fridge
- Are Modern Web Apps Killjoys?
- Google Takes First Shot at Facebook Search Results
- How the Real-Time Web Will Impact Social Change
- Buzrr Wants to Be Tweetmeme for Google Buzz
- Never Mind the Valley: Here’s Washington DC
- What’s In A Name? For Startups, It’s Crucial
- Startup Visa Introduced: Is it a No-Brainer?
Our channel ReadWriteEnterprise is devoted to ‘enterprise 2.0’ and using social software inside organizations.
- Are The Fortune 100 Now Beginning To Embrace Social Media Tools?
- Is Jive Software Taking Steps Toward An IPO?
Our channel ReadWriteCloud, sponsored by VMware and Intel, IS dedicated to Virtualization and Cloud Computing.
- Weekly Poll: Why Is Apple Building a Massive, $1 Billion Data Center
- A First Look at Apple’s Massive Data Center
- Microsoft to Government CIOs: Choice is Here
That’s a wrap for another week! Enjoy your weekend everyone.