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November 20, 2008  9:08 AM

Windows Azure video demo



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
cloud computing, Microsoft, operating systems, programming, software development, the cloud, Uncategorized, utility computing, Virtualization, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, WhatIs.com, Windows

Here's Manuvir Das' presentation about Windows Azure, from Microsoft's 2008 Professional Developers' Conference: [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/AlF4V35U7as" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

September 2, 2008  5:21 PM

Chrome: A shiny Web browser from Google may just be the next global platform for running Web applications



Posted by: GuyPardon
advertising, AJAX, Apple, applications, blogging, business, buzz, buzzword, cloud computing, collaboration, communications, cool, demonstration, desktop, downloads, freeware, geotargeting, Google, innovation, Internet, Microsoft, Mobile, Office, operating systems, reviews, search engine, SEM, SEO, Silicon Valley, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, software, Technology, the cloud, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, Windows, YouTube

Chrome logoTechies and geeks returned from one last weekend of sun, sand and summer to find news of a disruptive change sweeping the online business world. Meet


August 7, 2008  4:31 PM

How you can watch the Olympics live online (and what sysadmins can do about it)



Posted by: GuyPardon
communications, cool, event, feeds, free, Google, government, hacking, howto, interactive media, Internet, IPTV, media, Microsoft, multimedia, participation, resource, streaming, Sun Microsystems, Technology, useful, video, Web applications, Web services, wiki, Yahoo!, YouTube

After years of buildup, the Olympics are about to kick off tomorrow in Beijing. As Shamus McGillicuddy reports,


July 18, 2008  11:40 AM

Bit.ly: A better URL shortener for developers, data geeks and microbloggers



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, blogging, code, collaboration, communications, community, cool, creativity, data, design, feeds, free, geek, hacks, innovation, interface, Internet, programming, public domain, resource, reviews, social bookmarking, social publishing, software, startup, statistics, Technology, tool, tracking, traffic, useful, Web 2.0, Web analytics, Web applications, Web design, Web services, WhatIs.com Editor's Award

The old adage about not reinventing the wheel doesn't quite extend to Web applications. URL shorteners may have been around for years but there is plenty of room for improvement. This


July 8, 2008  11:32 AM

A digital nursery rhyme for online gurus and clever children of the Internet



Posted by: GuyPardon
Apple, creativity, fun, geek, humor, Internet, Silicon Valley, social bookmarking, social networking, songs, tag, Technology, Vista, Web applications, Web services, Windows, word meanings, YouTube

Amit Agarwal posted the clever, useful graphic below over at his Digital Inspiration blog. The graphic has been making the rounds online; if anyone knows who originally created and uploaded it, please


June 26, 2008  1:16 PM

What is Google’s vision for enterprise applications in the cloud?



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, business, buzz, buzzword, cloud computing, collaboration, communications, compliance, conference, conversation, data, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, Google, governance, government, innovation, Internet, interoperability, software, Technology, the cloud, trend, utility computing, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services

Three TechTarget editors interviewed Rishi Chandra, Product Manager, Google Enterprise, at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston. Barney Beal, Zach Church and Alex Howard covered a wide range of topics over the course of this exclusive thirty minute interview, questioning Chandra about Google's...


June 18, 2008  12:47 PM

What is spaceo.us?



Posted by: GuyPardon
aggregator, applications, blogging, business, buzz, CMS, communications, conference, conversation, cool, data, Database, demonstration, Development, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, entrepeneurship, event, Google, innovation, Internet, interoperability, mashup, social, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, software, startup, Technology, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, wiki

Tony Clement (CEO) , Rob James (CTO) and Gary Lang (President) at Aegeon Software sat down with me to talk about


June 15, 2008  11:27 AM

What is Twitter? Is this distributed microblogging platform ready for the enterprise?



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Given that I've become an avid user of Twitter, I'm frequently asked what, exactly, Twitter is and what in the world it's useful for. Isn't it just it a presence messaging on steroids? What...


June 13, 2008  12:14 PM

What are the characteristics of enterprise 2.0 technologies?



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, business, buzz, buzzword, collaboration, communications, community, conference, data, enterprise 2.0, event, futurism, Internet, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, wiki

At the Enterprise 2.0 Conference this past week in Boston, Dion Hinchliffe offered a three-hour workshop focused on understanding both the progress of social software in enterprises and then drilling down into the details of implementation and techniques. In Hinchcliffe's "State of Enterprise 2.0"...


June 12, 2008  9:40 PM

What is Microsoft’s vision for social computing? Sharepoint’s Community Lead offers some perspective.



Posted by: GuyPardon
business, CMS, collaboration, conference, Database, enterprise 2.0, event, interoperability, Microsoft, social publishing, software, software development, the cloud, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, Windows, YouTube

Lawrence Liu is a Senior Technical Product Manager and the Community Lead for SharePoint Products and Technologies at Microsoft. In the short video below, he talks with WhatIs.com's Alex Howard on the demo floor at the Enterprise...


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