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Update on 2.0 Events 2007

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Share this post Here's a run-down of the 'tech 2.0' style events happening over the rest of the year in the UK and nearby. Email editor at bites media dot com to have your event considered for inclusion. Paid-for enhanced … Continue reading

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Freebase aims to monetise data Wiki via API services

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Share this post OpenBusiness has interviewed Robert Cook, one of the co-founders of Freebase, a startup which aims to become the “Wikipedia for data”. Revenues will come through charging thrid party firms to access the API and leverage its data. … Continue reading

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Mobile TV to boom in 2009

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Share this post Mobile handsets capable of displaying TV will hit 244 million by 2011, according to the Multimedia Research Group in the US. That’s double the number previously forecast for the uptake rate expected in 55 countries. Big leaps … Continue reading

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PSP to make voice, video IP calls

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Share this post Sony is going to allow PlayStation Portable (PSP) owners make VoIP and video calls using a camera and microphone which will hit the shops on 25 May. Gamers will be able to call other PSP owners and … Continue reading

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Tribler’s long-tail video service

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Share this post Watch out TIOTI.com? As Mashable reports, Denmark-based Tribler (note the .org domain) has created a BitTorrent client which works like Last.fm to find new media based on your downloading history. The non-profit group, a joint research project … Continue reading

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PR 2.0

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Share this post Suddenly it’s all about trying to be nice to bloggers and get them on your side. Do I smell the whiff of fear amongst media and brands? Trailing in the wake on an event I ran recently … Continue reading

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A grand for a mash

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Share this post Plusnet is sponsoring a Web App mashup competition at BarCampSheffield later this month. There’s going to be a web app showcase (Plusnet is hosting) and a £1000 cash prize to the winner. Not bad. More info is … Continue reading

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Technology World 07 – high-level, but cheap seats

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Share this post Technology World 07 is an unusual event in the UK as it brings 80 hand-picked foreign ICT buyers (big fish such as LG, Samsung, Nokia – as well as medium sized companies) to the UK for one-to-one … Continue reading

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Pluck to pick UK head

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Share this post Pluck, which re-packages social media content for publishers, broadcasters and major brands, is expanding beyond the US and is now on the hunt for a UK MD, according to a highly placed source. Last year the Austin, … Continue reading

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Europeans dominate Second Life

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Share this post There doesn't seem to be much rhyme or reason why there are more Germans in Second Life than Americans even though there are more American firms advertising inside the virtual world. Could it be down to better … Continue reading

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