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Identi.ca--open-source Twitter?

An open-source Twitter might create a true communication utility.

By Jul. 3, 2008


Exclusive: Twhirl gets pushy with Identi.ca

Nanoblog app gets updates from open-source service via XMPP. We're still waiting for similar support from Twitter.

By Jul. 20, 2008


Tearing down Twitter's walls

Twitter is king of microblogging today, but if the history of e-mail offers any clues, we're likely to see standardization and open source dethrone Twitter's dominance.

By Jan. 29, 2010


How Twitter's competitors do what it doesn't

Is Twitter the bland and boring micro-blog? Don Reisinger takes a look at alternatives that offer features not found in Twitter.

By Dec. 10, 2008


Daily Tidbits: Microblogging search finally launches

Twingly has launched a proper microblog search service. Also, WeFi unveils an online directory to find over 1 million different hot spots.

By Jan. 20, 2009


When freedom isn't free (software)

As Tim O'Reilly indicates, the debate over free-software licensing largely misses the point, because it focuses on mechanics rather than the end goal: freedom.

By Jul. 23, 2009


Adium 1.4b1 released for Mac with Twitter support

The third-party social messaging client Adium has released the 1.4b1 beta version of their software. This version provides support for the popular micro-blogging Web site, Twitter, as well as many other feature updates and bug fixes. Adium is a free, open

By May. 19, 2009


John Chambers' video vision: Shortsighted

Cisco Systems wants us to believe that video is "the killer app," but the Web and, indeed, its own product strategy, suggest that shorter-form communication is the key to its future.

By Jul. 1, 2009


Tech tomfoolery: April Fool's Day on the Web

It's 1 April, and coincidentally there's been loads of amazing tech news -- so much we've had to round up the best stories of the day. From Twitter to takeovers, it's been a busy morning

By Apr. 1, 2009


How to downsize your social network portfolio

Using a slew of social networking services is great, but as Don Reisinger explains, that practice doesn't deliver the most rewarding Web experience. To fix that, Don has compiled a list of services you should use exclusively.

By Jan. 5, 2009