Veechaar-The Insight:A blog on Web2.0,Technology,Internet

November 8, 2008

Top Tech News

Filed under: Technology — The Insight @ 7:40 am

I have compiled these tech news from various sources. Criteria for selecting these news varies from news to news . Each news stems a trend for  future . e.g. Launching of change.gov by Obama. Mr. Obama has created history . There is no doubt about it. But we should also notice “The Role of Social Media “, My future Article for which i am chalking out strategy,.

1. The Obama transition team has launched Change.gov, outlining some of the President-elect’s agenda, and offering hints of what level of the transparency we might expect from his administration.
2 The second annual Open Web Awards.
Open Web Awards is the only multilingual international online voting competition that covers majorinnovations in web technology. Through an online nominating and voting process, the Open Web Awards recognizes and honors the top achievements in 26 categories.
3.YouTube is set to begin offering full length feature films within “30 to 90 days” according to CNET.
4.Yahoo wants to be bought by Microsoft.
“To this day, I have to say that the best thing for
Microsoft to do is to buy Yahoo.
I don’t think that is a bad idea at all…at the right price,
whatever the price is, we are willing to sell the company.
We were ready to negotiate, we wanted to negotiate a deal,
and we felt that we weren’t that far apart. But at the end of the day,
they withdrew and they since have been very clear about not wanting
to buy the company.” –Jerry Yang at Web 2.0 Summit
5.Pune based startup launches matrimony search engine bandhan.com
6.Google pulls out of its proposed ad agreement with Yahoo.
7.Google has offered the free use of its ‘App (for applications) Engine’, to  web developers
8.Ballmer: Yahoo Buyout Is Not Gonna Happen
9.Obama Used Mobile Advertising To Target Youth And Voters In Key
Battleground States according to Quattro Wireless.

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1 Comment »

  1. Hi. I am a long time reader. I wanted to say that I like your blog and the layout.

    Peter Quinn

    Comment by Peter Quinn — November 8, 2008 @ 8:00 am


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