Wednesday Web 2.0 Expo
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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Diane Keng was working the expo floor Wednesday at the Web 2.0 Expo at Moscone West. She is the co-founder and marketing chief for the latest Silicon Valley start-up, housed in a garage in Cupertino.
The Web 2.0 Expo is in full swing in San Francisco, CA. One of the more interesting panels to take place earlier today was called What to Expect from Browsers in the Next Five Years .
The FCC announced it will try to re-regulate the Internet with what it calls a “light touch” effort that would apply some old phone regulations to Internet lines. The Journal’s Amy Schatz, Spencer Ante, and Zach Seward discuss the proposed regulations, which are part of the push for net neutrality and would force broadband providers to treat all Web traffic equally. Cable and Telecom stocks dropped today in response to the announcement, but Internet companies and consumers should win out with faster access to content across the net.
There's nothing unusual about seeing TV cameras on the expo floor of a trade show like Web 2.0 Expo.
Google is a "digital vampire" in the words of Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton.
Jared Friedman, cofounder and CTO of Scribd–the site that lets anyone upload almost any document and publish it to the Web –was among the last keynote speakers at the Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco today. And he had big news ( teased yesterday on TechCrunch ): Scribd is dumping Flash and converting the millions of documents it hosts to HTML5. I spoke with Friedman today, and he went to pains to emphasize that Scribd isn’t run by Flash haters.
This morning during his keynote talk at Web 2.0 Expo, Tim O’Reilly took a look at the State of the Internet Operating System — a term he uses to describe the intertwined web services like search, the social graph, and payments systems that power applications on the web (and increasingly, mobile devices).
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