Category Archives: mashup

Mashup Camp 6 returns to Silicon Valley


Mashup Camp 6 is in about 10 days and I’m really looking forward to the firehouse of new mashups, APIs, startups, and application information that’ll be there.    I attened the first two which were both great, then missed the last … Continue reading

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Twixter – very impressive!


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New York Times on Microsoft and Mashups … and Mashup Camp 6 is coming!


You know mashups have hit the mainstream when they hit the NY Times, and this article is a nice introduction to Mashups and why they have become a key component of “Web 2.0″.     Mashups in music are songs that combine words and/or music … Continue reading

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Google News goes local


Google has launched a local news service that scans local news items for context and then lists them according to relevance to your city or zip code query at Google News.   Testing this today on a few Oregon cities I’ve … Continue reading

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Amazon unearths some great startups


The Amazon startup contest here has a video profile of the seven finalists in their contest which I think was to showcase users of Amazon Web Services (AWS).   I think  Jeff Barr  will have more about this on his blog or on Amazon’s blog. … Continue reading

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Programmable Web continues to rock


If you are interested in how mashups are shaking up the web world, or interested in mashing up your own content, John Musser’s Programmable Web is the best place to start.    This is a  very well-designed website with enormous … Continue reading

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Blinkx


Blinkx is a brilliant video search program that allows people to search *within* videos for specific content.  This has become one of the holy grails of search because the internet is now awash in video content. Tastes vary but almost … Continue reading

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