Lesenswerte Artikel 8. April 2010

Lesenswerte Artikel vom 8. April 2010:

  • You’ve Got Mail! Amazon Creates Cloud Notification Service
    „Amazon Web Services has launched its Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), which allows developers to create a push notification system for applications. The service allows companies to deliver messages to customers of their applications or even to other applications in a couple of different formats, among them HTTP and email.“
  • How “Dirty” MP3 Files Are A Back Door Into Cloud DRM
    „Hidden in purchased music files from popular stores such as Apple and Walmart is information to identify the buyer and/or the transaction. You won’t find it disclosed in their published terms of use. It’s nowhere in their support documentation. There’s no mention in the digital receipt. Consumers are largely oblivious to this, but it could have future ramifications as the music industry takes another stab at locking down music files.“ Hm, meines Wissens nach wird die Watermarkisierung in den Terms der Shops vermerkt.
  • Who Uses Facebook Apps? Is The Platform Dying?
    „As Mark Zuckerberg highlighted over a year ago, the overall shift is toward off-site activity. Facebook Connect is part of Facebook’s strategy to continue connecting users as they navigate around the web. Zynga has recognized this shift and decided to launch Farmville on its own standalone site, and now there are many other developers that have done the same thing.“
  • Box.net Raises $15 Million To Take On Microsoft SharePoint In The Cloud
    „Since its launch in 2005, Box.net has steadily been growing its cloud-based content management system, and has now accumulated more than 4 million users, with hundreds of thousands of businesses using the application. And the startup is seeing top line growth, with a 500% rise in revenue from 2008 to 2009, and a record first quarter – up 300% from Q1 2009 – thanks to deals with the Oprah Winfrey Network, Volvo, and Nokia Siemens are using Box.net (Box declined to give us exact revenue numbers).“
  • Sh*tMyDadSays Moves To StatusNet Open-Source Twitter Clone
  • Inflection Point

About Marcel Weiß

Marcel Weiß, Jahrgang 1979, ist Gründer und Betreiber von neunetz.com.
Er ist Diplom-Kaufmann, lebt in Berlin und ist seit 2007 als Analyst der Internetwirtschaft aktiv. Er arbeitet als (Senior) Strategy Analyst bei Exciting Commerce, schreibt für verschiedene Publikationen, unterrichtet als Gastdozent an der Popakademie Mannheim und hält Vorträge zu Themen der digitalen Wirtschaft. Mehr zum Autor.
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