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“As people are starting to build AJAX apps, the content is getting more opaque,” said Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch during his keynote address at the 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo earlier this week in San Jose, California. “It’s getting harder to find things with search engines. You need to be able to still get to that information as a user,” Lynch added and mentioned a technology developed by Adobe called “Ichabod” - which has already been released to Google, who use it in its indexing engines to search Flash content. Kevin Lynch delivered his keynote to a standing room only crowd at AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo, in San Jose, California   ... (more)

Web 2.0 AJAX Power Panel Details Major Dev Issues

SYS-CON Publishing Director Jeremy Geelan moderated a Power Panel devoted to AJAX and Web 2.0 in a recent taping for SYS-CON.TV at the Reuters Studio overlooking New York's Times Square. Geelan's guests included Web 2.0 gurus Dion Hinchcliffe and Thad Scheer, venture capitalist Charles Fiesel, SOA Web Services Journal Editor-in-Chief Sean Rhody, and SYS-CON West Coast Bureau Chief Roger Strukhoff. The entire program can be accessed directly through www.sys-con.tv. ... (more)

Social Networking Sites Cost UK plc £6.5 Billion In Lost Productivity

The recent popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo are costing UK corporations close to £6.5 billion annually in lost productivity, according to a poll conducted by Information security consultancy - Global Secure Systems (GSS) and Infosecurity Europe 2008 www.infosec.co.uk. The poll was carried out amongst 776 office workers, who admitted to spending at least 30 minutes a day visiting social networking sites whilst at work, that’s a minimum of 10 hours a month which equates to 3 weeks of every year with two respondents who were so hooked th... (more)

Web 2.0 Journal: Blogging Software Provider Six Apart To Partner With Bokee

Six Apart, provider of the blogging software , has partnered with Bokee,  blog hosting company in China, to make it easy for Chinese businesses to communicate with their customers and for employees to communicate internally through blogging. Under an agreement announced today, Bokee will localize and distribute Movable Type, Six Apart’s leading web publishing platform, to Chinese businesses and educational institutions, beginning in Q2. Movable Type has become the preferred platform for business blogging, with companies across the globe using the installable software to easil... (more)

Web 2.0 Solutions Provider KnowNow And Automattic Partner

KnowNow, pioneer in enterprise-class Web 2.0 solutions, announced a preferred partnership with Automattic, the creators of the popular WordPress.com blogging service. Together, the two companies will provide a trusted blog communication and authoring platform for enterprise customers. As part of the agreement, KnowNow will market, sell, and support Automattic’s blog authoring solution as KnowNow WordPress Enterprise Edition. “Enterprise customers are beginning to discover blogs as a great communication and collaboration tool, and the partnership with KnowNow will allo... (more)