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Social and Enterprise Groupware Primer

Social and Enterprise Groupware Primer

Written by Ebrahim Ezzy and edited by Richard
MacManus.

The term groupware refers to applications that
facilitate real-time communication, coordination and collaboration amongst groups of
people. A number of startups are working hard to develop the nascent groupware market, so
in this post we identify some of those startups and provide…

Social Networking: Time For A Silver Bullet

Social Networking: Time For A Silver Bullet

Written by Ebrahim Ezzy and edited by Richard
MacManus. Note: there is also a poll at end of this post, which we invite you to participate in.

MySpace is booming in popularity; Facebook is gracing the
headlines again; Bebo is growing
incredibly; Tribe relaunched;
Cyworld, Hive7 and SecondLife are nothing short of a
phenomenon; LinkedIn is…

Webified Desktop Apps vs Browser-based Apps

Webified Desktop Apps vs Browser-based Apps

Written by Ebrahim Ezzy and edited by Richard
MacManus. Ebrahim runs a search engine called Qube – which is a webified desktop app.
Richard’s Note: In some ways Ebrahim’s conclusions in this article contradict
my own views, but I think that makes it even more appropriate for Read/WriteWeb to
publish. I’m looking forward to a robust discussion by…

CPA – The Holy Grail of Online Advertising?

CPA – The Holy Grail of Online Advertising?

Written by Ebrahim Ezzy and edited by Richard
MacManus. Ebrahim is lead developer of search product Qube and authored the Search 2.0 series,
which featured recently on Read/WriteWeb.

This article explores the new online advertising model of CPA (Cost per
Action/Acquisition) and determines whether it will be The Next Big Thing on the
Internet.

The…

Search 2.0 vs Traditional Search, Part 2

Search 2.0 vs Traditional Search, Part 2

Written by Ebrahim Ezzy and edited by Richard
MacManus. Ebrahim is lead developer and co-founder of Qelix
Technologies, the company behind a search 2.0 contender called Qube. This is the second in a 2-part series of
posts.

In our previous
post we coined the term “Search 2.0”, in order to compare third-generation search
technologies (of, or…

Search 2.0 vs Traditional Search

Search 2.0 vs Traditional Search

Written by Ebrahim Ezzy and edited by Richard
MacManus. Ebrahim is lead developer and co-founder of Qelix
Technologies, the company behind a search 2.0 contender called Qube. This 2-part series of posts is adapted from
Ebrahim’s research material in developing Qube. [update Part 2 is here]

Let’s start be defining what we mean by “search 2.0…