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what happens if Google buys Twitter?

Today Twitter isn’t mass media. It is still a niche communication platform outside US. But what happens if Google will buy them? It will create a direct competitor to all journalists and existing media channels, like Fox News, CNN or

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Cebit 2009 Ticketverlosung

Auch zur diesjährigen (noch) weltgrößten Computermesse Cebit gibt es wieder Ticketverlosungen. Siehe zum Beispiel hier die Aktion von Milchrausch (Blog von Hauke Leweling), wo 20 Tickets verlost werden 🙂

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Identi.ca versus Twitter

Google gives us great search results. Facebook helps us to stay in touch with a lot of friends… Twitter helps us to get “social reports” on what happens around the world, more and more faster than existing media. Ok, for

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Peter Saint-Andre interview on Instance Messaging, Presence and Jabber

Peter Saint-Andre (Director of the XMPP Standards Foundation) was interviewed by Randal Schwartz and Leo Laporte this week on FLOSS Weekly. The core technology behind XMPP was invented by Jeremie Miller in 1998, refined in the Jabber open-source community in

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interesting web projects around the world

There are a lot of interesting web projects growing around the world, outside US and Europe. Barcamp Vietnam was the first event in Saigon, showing activities from Vietnam to Singapore as well as Cambodia. Another presentation from Barcamp Bangkok show

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Building better web and mobile applications

The mobile Web is having its time in the limelight. There are mobile applications with us for quite some time. You can send text messages to check your remaining prepaid minutes, you can send Twitter messages from mobile or can

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OpenId for the mass and what about privacy?

End of October Microsoft announced they would be supporting OpenID with Microsoft Live. Google followed with its own announcement, that Google accounts would serve as OpenID accounts. We know, Yahoo has supported OpenID for a while now, anyone using Gmail,

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