Nanoblog app gets updates from open-source service via XMPP. We're still waiting for similar support from Twitter.
An open-source Twitter might create a true communication utility.
Diaspora, a new "anti-Facebook" open-source social network, responds to Facebook's privacy problems, but will struggle for users if it remains overly complex.
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.
The Linux faithful would have you believe that open source is an all-or-nothing proposition. The reality is that the marriage of Mac OS X and open source is one made in heaven.
With the microblogging service suffering from a denial-of-service attack Thursday, you might need a refresher on what to do when it's down. We have you covered.
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.
If you're looking to manage multiple Twitter accounts while you're on the go, you'll be happy to know that it's not too difficult. Check out this roundup and download the app of your choice.
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.
Real-time search is all the rage right now. Newcomer Collecta is hoping to make its mark on the scene by letting users run multiple searches throughout the day.