Twitter beat RSS; Facebook did blogs in; native apps won out over web apps… and with every turn, the web became less relevant.
Concluding our series on the tech deals that defined this first decade of the 21st century, here are my top 5.
What are the 10 technology deals that define the decade between 2000 and 2010. Going in reverse counting order, here are number 10 through 6.
Every year, I try to make some predictions about where the year might go. However, in the past I’ve done so in one single long post. This year, I’m taking a different approach, crafting multiple posts out of my thoughts relating to areas I’m interested in.
The tech community is buzzing at the news that Microsoft has made an unsolicited US$44.6 billion offer to acquire Yahoo and word is that Yahoo is actually considering it very seriously. The potential merger has long been rumored and there are many reasons for which it could actually make a lot of sense for both [...]
Due to the recent kerfunkle over the Kathy Sierra affair, Tim O’Reilly has now proposed a “blogger’s code of conduct” (covered with no less than a front page article in today’s New York Times.) In this entry, I will dissect the code and highlight why I think such a code is a bad idea. June [...]
This year marks the 10th anniversary edition of the TNL.net predictions for the year ahead. In past years, I’ve been batting above 50 percent in terms of predictions, except when it comes to naming what will happen with specific companies. The trends are generally correct (or in some case, early) and I always look at [...]
It’s been a tradition on TNL.net to have predictions for the coming year and I will soon have a set out for 2007 but before I move on to that, I need to fulfill the other tradition on TNL.net, which is to look at the previous year’s predictions and rate how successful (or not) I [...]
Continuing in the series of exploratory articles about the virtual world phenomenon, I will now explore the opportunities in that market. I would contend that this space is just a natural evolution of the Internet model and that this phenomenon may represent, in the long run, the next step evolution in the web. So, without [...]
With TNL.net down for most of the last month, I’ve been lax in creating new entries. However, being away gave me some perspective and I think that the forest is now becoming clearer. In this entry, I reflect on trends that will affect us over the next decade. Core Components One of my favorite quotes [...]