Web 2.0 applications

Web 2.0 (or Web 2) is the popular term for advanced Internet technologies and applications like social networking, blogs, wikis, RSS and content sharing. See complete definition.

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  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    The IoT is worth $3 billion to IBM. What's it worth to CIOs?

    IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...

  • March 20, 2015 20 Mar'15

    Facebook marks its territory in mobile payment with peer-to-peer tool

    Facebook unveils a peer-to-peer payments tool on Messenger. Is it the next disruptor in the payments market? Also in Searchlight: Microsoft and Alibaba give biometrics a try; Yahoo says sayonara to passwords.

  • March 13, 2015 13 Mar'15

    The Apple Watch: A boon for the business or business bauble?

    Behold, the Apple Watch. Will third-party apps make it the next big thing for the enterprise? Also in Searchlight: Tech blog GigaOm abruptly closes its doors; AP sues the U.S. Justice Department for Hillary Clinton's emails.

  • March 06, 2015 06 Mar'15

    Mobile payments race heats up at Mobile World Congress 2015

    Mobile World Congress 2015 didn't disappoint, with breakthroughs in mobile payment, Internet connectivity, virtual reality and more. Also in Searchlight: Apple Pay fraud on the rise; former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used private email for ...

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  • 10 ways CIOs can prepare for the Internet of Things

    Is there a 'd-i' missing from the middle of the IoT acronym? Read on for IT and business strategist Harvey Koeppel's humorous take on the meaning and disruptive nature of the Internet of Things and the 10 things CIOs can do to prepare for the IoT. Continue Reading

  • dot-com bubble

    The dot-com bubble, also referred to as the Internet bubble, refers to the period between 1995 and 2000 when investors pumped money into Internet-based startups in the hopes that these fledgling companies would soon turn a profit. Continue Reading

  • information superhighway (infobahn)

    Information superhighway is a term that was used mainly in the 1990s to describe a national communications network that would span the United States and allow Americans to quickly access and exchange information via voice, data, video and other ... Continue Reading

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