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Firefox 3 Launch Crashes Servers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The new version of the Firefox Web browser became available as a free download Tuesday. The release was delayed as visitors checking...

Health Care Reform is Coming -- But From the Bottom Up

Buck Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Buck Goldstein

At the heart of this bottom up revolution is a concept called Health 2.0, which promises to do for medical care what the Web did for travel only a few years ago.

Oh My Blog: What's The Big Deal About "New Media" Influence?

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Laermer

Sometimes blogs elevate the dialogue, sometimes they're clutter. The nature of the blog itself is that there is no nature. It's like the Bush Administration's risible War on Terrorism: terrorism is not warring with us.

Release 0.9 -- Search 2.0

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Esther Dyson

Microsoft and its competitors are only interested in monetizable tasks, as opposed to booking a meeting with a friend ... but someday marketers will realize people don't use the Web only to buy things.

What's a Little Marketing Between Friends? Two Years Hard Time

Lucas Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucas Conley

As lawmakers in the UK have figured out, when marketers mingle among consumers, the results are often more artifice than advertising.

The Question Concerning Digital Technology

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hugh McGuire

I'm not interested in technology per se, I am interested in the ways we might use it to make our lives richer and more meaningful.

Disaster Reponse in a Web 2.0 World

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Fannin

Being in China one week after a massive earthquake reminds me of how advanced China is becoming -- and how the country's swift response has lessons for the U.S. and its poor handling of Katrina.

A Capella Group Harmonizes About The Web 2.0 "Bubble"

YouTube | TheRichterScales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Who says there's no humor to be had in the Web 2.0 "bubble"? The Richter Scales, a San Francisco-based a capella group "always with [their] fingers on...

Facebook's Zuckerberg Says IPO Is "Years Away"

San Jose Mercury News | Mark Boslet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Web 2.0 dynamo Facebook said that an initial public offering is still years away but that it's making progress on a "financing" that some reports clai...