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Internet start-up ventures ply their wares at LeWeb conference in Paris Entrepreneurs hope their innovations can match success of Twitter or Facebook Inventions range from Wi-Fi bathroom scales to 3D instant messengers Paris, France (CNN) -- With more than 2,000 Internet movers and shakers, the LeWeb conference in Paris is an ideal spot for start-up ventures to hoping to attract the investment and attention that will propel them to Twitter or Facebook-style success. A series of stalls across the venue -- a giant arts complex converted from a disused morgue -- saw fresh-faced entrepreneurs demonstrating gadgets and applications they insisted will change the way we interface with the Internet.
Spent two days at LeWeb09 in Paris and I thought a list of my thoughts would be a sufficient summary: 1. The mood was tired and downtrodden. People weren't necessarily in a bad mood but I've never heard more "I'm tired's" than I did this year.
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, right, with LeWeb host Loic Le Meur, at the unveiling of "Square." Small cellphone plug-in allows users to swipe and pay by credit card Dorsey: Financial crisis now gives us a clean slate to work with Twitter boss: Ninety percent of U.S. has credit cards, still difficult to accept them Dorsey says developers still working to ensure the device is fraud proof Paris, France (CNN) -- Twitter creator Jack Dorsey Wednesday gave the first public demonstration of his hotly-anticipated latest venture -- a device to allow credit card payments by cell phone -- and revealed it would be given away for free. Details of "Square" -- a card reader which plugs into the headphone socket of most mobile devices -- have been circulating on the Internet since it was announced earlier this month, but little has been known about how it works or who it was aimed at.
This week I traveled to Paris with a consortium of fellow bloggers, the Traveling Geeks .