Flat photos are dead, according to two startups at the Demo conference. But the products, while impressive, prompt a judges panel to ask: How do they make money?
At the Open Source and the Cloud event next week we'll be discussing how open source and cloud work and play together. It's not as easy as you might think.
Put Twitter, Highlight, and Foursquare in a blender, and this is what you get.
The software maker, which already licenses out its product activation and licensing technology to other firms, is now creating a separate company to handle the task.
Just days after taking part in a panel on its acquisition plans, the software maker acquires the assets of mobile video and photo sharing site WebFives.
Following the example of its successful Xbox Live Marketplace, Microsoft is reportedly launching a similar content store for the Zune. Problem: the Xbox has actually been a success.
The concept hasn't proved all that popular thus far, but Microsoft says another crop of devices should hit this holiday season.
Joe Belfiore's move to VP of the Zune group might indicate that the company is thinking about adding more video content to the Zune Marketplace.