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Web 2.0: Connecting People

Funky two minute video from Nokia focuses on how Web 2.0 technologies — and your Nokia smart phone — are simple. They’re all about people. (tip)

Social Networks Web/Tech

Microsoft + Facebook

The NY Times reports that Microsoft is investing $240 million in return for a 1.6 percent stake in Facebook. The Redmond giant apparently beat out Google and Yahoo! The move positions Microsoft in an online advertising battle with Google; “Microsoft will sell the banner ads appearing on Facebook outside of the United States, splitting the […]

Convergence Web/Tech

Great Use of Google Maps

KPBS has created a Google Map of the San Diego County wildfires. They show open and closed evacuation centers, large animal evacuation. They also have a feed on Twitter. The KPBS map has more info than the LA Times map. With either map, click on an icon to find out more information about that location. […]