Rivalmap – Web 2.0 competitive analysis and collaboration

Web 2.0 and social media technology solutions began with wide appeal and are rapidly evolving to server specific business functions. One critical business problem is data overload. A recently released Workplace Productivity Survey, commissioned by LexisNexis notes “…seven out of 10 office workers in the United States feel overwhelmed by information in the workplace, and more

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The Echo Nest: Musical Brain API

The Echo Nest develops music search, personalization and interactive applications based on their Musical Brain technology. The Musical Brain automatically reads about music and listens to music everywhere on the web. Their API allow you to upload any song and receive an XML ‘musical score’ detailing tempo, beats, time signature, song sections, timbre, key, and other musical attributes.

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Is Microsoft developing brainwashing banner ads?

Microsoft’s agency Avenue A | Razorfish has been developing a method to brainwash website visitors via banner ads. After 18 months of research, the partnership between Australian Advertising Amnesia Group (Part of Razorfish) and Professor Olaf Prilo PHD from the Mind and Brain Institute of New South Wales have developed a method of gaining consumer

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Yahoo! to support semantic web standards; will microformats survive?

There’s been alot of buzz about semantic web technology, some people calling it “Web 3.0”. The idea is that will semantic tags your web page becomes a transportable data source; any data element can be used by other applications, easy to find and make use of. Yahoo! announced their next generation search engine codename SearchMonkey ,will employ RDF semantic web

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