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Our new survey tells us that up to 50% of online shoppers this year will use their mobile device. Good news is that most retail stores that have an online store now also offer a mobile version, e.g., http://m.gap.com, http://m.jcpenney.com, http://m.bestbuy.com. In the past years we ha...
On my recent visits to Velocity, WebPerfDay and Apps World in London, Real User Monitoring (RUM) was the hot topic. That triggered my thinking about the differences between vendors. They all promise the same for a varying range of prices – from free to a couple thousand US dollars. Wha...
At the end of last month, I wrote about the new Semantic Link podcast that I’m involved with for SemanticWeb.com. We recorded the first episode earlier this week and it’s now online, along with an introduction to the series from myself. Please do have a listen, and let me k...
As the Semantic Web gains momentum, it's important for Web service developers to keep abreast of its technologies and prepare for a change in their industry. This article from a recent issue of Web Services Journal looks at how the Semantic Web applies to Web services, including what s...
Sir Tim Berners-Lee was in fine form at the 13th annual World Wide Web Conference, running this week in New York. He gave a keynote address yesterday devoted to the successor to the WWW, namely the 'Semantic Web.'
If [computer networking] were a traditional science, Berners-Lee would win a Nobel Prize,' Eric Schmidt, CEO of Novell, once commented. Indeed, Tim Berners-Lee revolutionized the world when he created the Web in 1991. Now, he is talking about the second generation of the Web, and his t...
For a few months, I was a member of the W3C RDF-Schema WG, so I looked forward to reviewing Creating the Semantic Web with RDF. I couldn't wait to see how the potential of RDF and the semantic Web would be explained without creating major digestive problems and headaches (or unintentio...