Startups hope $11,000 in bacon-wrapped cash and sassy billboards will keep top engineers from Google's dollar signs.
Trainers with a nascent Web site find enthusiasm for their niche at a tech confab, but a notable lack of social skills among techies.
It looks like the social-networking world has moved on from Google's yet-to-launch developer initiative, but top engineers and partners say give it time.
At the F8 event in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook.com's founder, announces that the social-networking company will accept third-party applications on the site. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks with Glimpse, Attendio, Uber, Bunchball and Plum about how they plan to display their widgets on Facebook.
Adobe Flash has made videos go from something that required an annoying installation to something that loads up right in your browser.