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AOL now offers completely free content and services to everyone, with or without AOL connectivity. Now anyone can stay in touch with AOL® Mail and stay safer with industry-leading spam and virus protection as well as the most comprehensive free safety and security tools which protect your whole PC. AOL provides free access to millions of high-quality videos -- including music videos, news clips, movie trailers, videos people post online and full-length TV shows. AOL® Radio, with 200+ radio stations including 20 channels of XM® Radio, is now also available to everyone. AOL also operates a leading network of Web brands including AOL.com®, AIM®, MapQuest®, Moviefone® and Netscape® which engages over 100 million unique visitors per month in the United States. A majority-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., AOL LLC also has operations in Europe and Canada. You can learn more at AOL.com.
hakia has developed the Web’s new meaning-based search engine, utilizing a radically new infrastructure designed to deliver the most relevant search results. Founded in 2004, the company is privately held and based in New York City. Go to www.hakia.com.
FAST creates the real-time search and filtering solutions that are behind the scenes at the world’s best known companies with the most demanding search problems. FAST’s flexible and scalable integrated technology platform elevates the search capabilities of enterprise customers and connects people to the relevant information they seek regardless of medium.
IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions, and technologies that help enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage to increase the flexibility of their business processes, strengthen their underlying IT infrastructure and retain and reuse their existing assets. Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) from IBM is the answer. For more information about IBM, visit ibm.com/soa.
Yahoo! is a leading global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services to more than 400 million individuals each month worldwide. As the first online navigational guide to the Web, www.yahoo.com is the leading guide in terms of traffic, advertising, household and business user reach. Yahoo! is the No. 1 Internet brand globally and reaches the largest audience worldwide.
About.com- Whether searching for hybrid car reviews or health tips, consumers find what they’re looking for on About.com. About.com’s 500 Guides - passionate, subject-area experts - have created the largest consumer information site on the Web with 1.2 million pieces of content covering more than 57,000 topics.
Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information - anywhere, anytime and through any medium. For more than two decades, the company's award-winning technologies and software have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people. From rich images in print, video, and film to dynamic digital content for a variety of media, the impact of Adobe solutions is felt by anyone who creates, views, and interacts with information. With a portfolio of many of the most respected and recognizable software brands, Adobe is one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies.
Ask.com is a leading search engine on the Web, combining world-class search technology with one-of-a-kind search tools to help people get what they are looking for faster. Ask.com sites include Ask.com US (http://www.Ask.com), Ask.com Deutschland, Ask.com España, Ask.com France, Ask.com Italia, Ask.com Japan, Ask.com Nederlands and Ask.com UK. Additionally, Ask.com syndicates its search technology and advertising units to a network of affiliate partners. Ask.com is a division of IAC Search & Media, a wholly-owned business of IAC/InterActiveCorp.
Etelos provides customizable, on-demand, Web 2.0 applications for businesses. On the Etelos Store, developers can sell applications, businesses can try applications and Internet service providers can offer hosting services; in one Ecosystem with all the features of software as a service (SaaS) and all the flexibility of custom development.
Fenwick & West LLP provides comprehensive legal services to high technology and life sciences companies of national and international prominence. More than 250 attorneys offer corporate, intellectual property, litigation and tax services from the firm's offices in Mountain View and San Francisco, California.
Level 3 Content Markets Division offers solutions to help businesses respond to the Internet's explosion in rich media content. Understanding that a quality end-user experience is paramount, Level 3 works with a variety of content creation and distribution companies, with unique business challenges. Level 3 solutions enable businesses to deliver reliable and rich media experiences to their customers. Level 3 Communications, an international communications company, operates one of the world's largest Internet backbones. The company's comprehensive suite of services provides building blocks that enable Level 3's customers to meet their growing demands for communications and rich media content delivery solutions.
Windows Live brings your online world together in one place including the people, contacts, news and information that matter to you most. Users can easily create and customize a personalized online experience that provides them with quick access to virtually any information - in a safe and secure environment. In addition, by leveraging the rich set of Windows Live services including Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Messenger, users can easily stay in contact with friends and family - and find information quickly and easily. Best of all, Windows Live is free - try it today at www.live.com.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture helps entertainment, broadcast, publishing, printing and portal companies adapt to and capitalize on the digital evolution. Accenture has worked with 19 of the 20 largest media and entertainment companies in the world. With more than 133,000 people in 48 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$15.55 billion for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2005.
Cambrian House's mission is to discover and commercialize software ideas through the wisdom and participation of crowds. Contributors earn royalties, sharing in the success of the products. It's like Open Source, but with money!
Foldera Email, Im’s, Documents, Tasks, Events, Contacts, Teams, Applications, Projects, and Activities. Organized Instantly. Really.
A division of News Corp., Fox Interactive Media (FIM) is an integrated network of sites offering socially rich media experiences centered on entertainment, news, information and self-expression. The company's network includes Internet assets from News Corp., including the highly trafficked Foxsports.com ( http://www.foxsports.com ), Americanidol.com ( http://www.americanidol.com ) and Fox.com ( http://www.fox.com ). FIM also owns and operates such category leaders as MySpace.com ( http://www.myspace.com ), the number one social networking site on the Web; Scout.com ( http://www.scout.com ), a dynamic collegiate and pro sports network; and IGN Entertainment ( http://www.ign.com ), a network of leading gaming and entertainment sites including men's lifestyle site AskMen ( http://www.askmen.com ) and premier destination for movie-goers Rotten Tomatoes ( http://www.rottentomatoes.com ) among others.
Genius.com, creator of SalesGenius, is the leading on-demand provider of instant customer insight for sales and marketing professionals. SalesGenius instantly delivers individual web visit data directly to those who are responsible for customer engagement: front-line sales and marketing professionals. With SalesGenius, users are immediately notified when prospects open their e-mails and visit their web sites. Detailed “instant replays” of individual web site visits reveal each prospect’s area of interest, so the sales and marketing professionals can tailor their approaches to meet each prospect's specific needs. SalesGenius lets users quickly qualify prospects, optimize marketing initiatives and personalize customer service, all without IT involvement.
Google is a global technology leader dedicated to improving the way people connect with information, and making it freely available to anyone with an Internet connection. Our automated search technology helps people obtain nearly instant access to relevant information from the world's largest online index of websites and other content. Google innovations in web search and advertising have made Google.com a top Internet destination, and our brand one of the most recognized in the world.
Acceleration and Innovation are key to success in the 2.0 avatar of the Web where constant disruptions to current business models are increasingly common. HCL is a product engineering enabler and we work with our customers to accelerate release cycles leveraging significant investments in technical expertise and process innovation to manage these disruptions or come up with new ones. HCL Technologies is one of India’s leading global technology services companies focused on delivering transformational value to our customers. HCL works on providing product engineering services, software-led IT solutions, BPO and remote infrastructure management services. HCL Technologies employs over 34,000 professionals globally. The company leverages an extensive global infrastructure and its presence in 16 countries to deliver these solutions. HCL Technologies is part of the HCL Enterprise which is a leading global technology and IT enterprise, comprising two companies listed in India—HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems with revenues of over $ 3.3 Billion.
Laszlo Systems is the original developer of OpenLaszlo, the leading open source platform for building and deploying Web 2.0 applications. OpenLaszlo technology has been widely adopted by application and service providers in the consumer, enterprise, education and government markets. Laszlo Systems provides updates, training and support for OpenLaszlo and offers rich-experience web-based digital life applications such as Laszlo Mail, built on OpenLaszlo.
Nokia Nseries is a range of high performance multimedia computers that delivers unparalleled mobile multimedia experiences by combining the latest technologies with stylish design and ease of use. With Nokia Nseries products, consumers can use a single device to enjoy entertainment, access information and to capture and share pictures and videos, on the go at any time. Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses.
Join Radialpoint’s ecosystem and gain access to over 19 million broadband users. Our partners, managed services, experience and technology platform are the driving force behind the most successful Value Added Services (VAS) programs today. We create, deliver and manage VAS for Verizon, BellSouth, Time Warner, Aliant, Bell, TELUS, Videotron, ONO, ntl:Telewest and Virgin.net. Radialpoint ISV Partners benefit from rapid access to the world’s largest Broadband Service Providers and their subscribers. Our unique end-to-end model reduces traditional barriers to market by optimizing the service supply chain. From awareness through fulfillment, billing, use, maintenance and support the Radialpoint approach ensures your success. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Six Apart Ltd. is the world leader in blogging software and services, enhancing the way millions of individuals, organizations, and corporations connect and communicate across the world every day. Founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Ben Trott and Mena G. Trott, Six Apart has grown into a global company with its headquarters in San Francisco, CA, offices in Europe and Japan, and more than 10 million customers. The company continues to lead in the blogging and social media industry with the Movable Type publishing platform, the TypePad hosted blogging service, and LiveJournal, an online community organized around personal journals. In June 2006 Six Apart introduced a preview version of Vox, a personal blogging service that will be publicly available in late 2006.
Sun Microsystems, a creator and industry leading advocate of emerging technologies, is revolutionizing and redefining system-wide management of rich, standards-compliant, Internet applications for the Web 2.0 generation. Beyond technologies, Sun delivers a complete, interworking infrastructure for today's businesses, from state-of-the-art eco-friendly servers and storage systems to award-winning, open, integrated, and interoperable software offerings. When it comes to Web 2.0 projects, Sun provides best-of-breed solutions to enterprises worldwide for developing, deploying, and managing next-generation web applications. For more information, please visit http://sun.com/ajax
Yoono is an innovative add-on that instantly suggests similar sites, related blogs and people sharing the same interests while you are surfing. Zero effort required - no more tagging, typing keywords or changing interface. Let yoono brings you the best that others have discovered. Yoono is easy, fun, addictive and designed for everyone. Harness the power of social search.
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Mayfield Fund provides “venture capital with impact” by partnering with exceptional individuals to create industry-leading companies. Mayfield has domain expertise in consumer Internet technology, communications/mobility and enterprise software. The firm has $2.4 billion under management and a team of eleven investing professionals. Since Mayfield’s founding in 1969, the firm has invested in more than 470 high-growth companies, taken more than 100 public, and more than 150 have merged or were acquired. For more information, please visit www.mayfield.com or contact: Kamini Ramani, email@example.com, 415-806-9849
Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) is a global venture capital firm that has partnered with entrepreneurs to build great businesses for more than 45 years. NVP focuses on investments in information technology including: consumer Internet and media, software, services, enterprise and communications systems, and semiconductor/components. The firm currently manages more than $2.5 billion in venture capital out of its office in Palo Alto, California.
Polaris Venture Partners invests in seed and early stage companies and in growth equity companies with substantial operating income. As the lead or co-lead investor in virtually all of its portfolio companies, Polaris takes an active long-term role in helping develop them into successful businesses. Polaris has over $2 billion under management and current investments in more than 75 U.S. and International companies. Successful Polaris-backed companies include: Advanced Inhalation Research; Akamai Technologies, Inc.; Allaire Corporation; Aspect Medical Systems; Centra Software; deCODE genetics; and SolidWorks. The company has offices in Boston and Seattle.
Launched in 2002, Amazon opened its internal technologies to the developer community, to enable them to build robust applications to drive on-line businesses. Provided in the form of open API's, Amazon has now launched ten web services, that enable developers access to inexpensive, scalable web-based business solutions and infrastructure. Amazon has spent 10 years and over $2 billion dollars battle-testing these web services to ensure that they could respond to the extreme demands of the world's largest E-Commerce site. To learn more about AWS visit http://aws.amazon.com. Amazon Web Services LLC is an Amazon.com company.
Answerbag.com is the only independent social Q&A destination where members ask questions, share answers, explore knowledge and control the quality of all contributed content. Web publishers, bloggers and forum moderators also leverage the Answerbag platform to provide live, social Q&A to their sites. Founded in 2003, Answerbag is a division of Demand Media.
eSnips is the social sharing site, where like-minded members can share any digital content from one central location. Unlike so many sites, eSnips allows users to share every file type, not just photos, videos or links. Users can create their own web space with personalized content that they can either share or keep private.
Engaging the best of the web 2.0 ecosystem, Intel is investing in and driving software solutions that enhance the way people connect, interact, and innovate. Come and see how social software suites integrate and transform good ideas into competitive forces for the enterprise and beyond.
Intel Capital, Intel's venture capital organization, makes equity investments in innovative technology start-ups and companies worldwide. Intel Capital invests in a broad range of companies offering hardware, software and services targeting enterprise, home, mobility, health, consumer Internet and semiconductor manufacturing. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than US$4 billion in more than 1,000 companies spanning more than 30 countries. During this time, about 160 portfolio companies have been acquired and another 150 have gone public on exchanges around the world. In 2005, Intel Capital invested about US$265 million in about 140 deals with approximately 60 percent of funds invested outside the United States. For more information on Intel Capital and its differentiated advantages, visit www.intelcapital.com.
The Intel® Software Partner Program establishes a solid framework for collaborative solution development and cooperative endeavors. From business planning and product development to marketing and sales, there’s more to the Intel Software Partner Program than meets the eye. Drive for increased business success with this innovative, worldwide program that delivers a broad selection of business opportunities, technology resources, and marketing and sales tools to you – our valued partners.
InternetRealEstate.com, a leader in the development of Internet Real Estate and online brands, owns and operates a portfolio including Software.com, Phone.com, Podcast.com, Sweepstakes.com, Chocolate.com, Safety.com, Relationship.com, Jeans.com, and Luggage.com, comprising a media network of websites and communities representing some of the most important online categories. InternetRealEstate.com's and its Founders, Andrew Miller, Mike Zappy Zapolin and Peter Hubshman, track record includes. Shop.com, Music.com, Computer.com, Diamond.com, Beer.com, Telephone.com, Creditcards.com and Timeshares.com. InternetRealEstate.com is a proud supporter of Grassroots.org, revolutionizing charity on the Internet.
MyDecide is a community-driven decision making engine that helps adults make well-informed decisions about major lifestyle issues such as health, wealth and family. The myDecide service leverages leading web 2.0 technologies to build communities that help people connect with others with similar experiences, organize their own research and thinking, and interact with vendors on their terms. Slated for broad availability in early 2007, the service represents the spirit of the Web 2.0+ era by making Search more actionable, fostering a culture of generosity and extending the usefulness of the Web to the Boomer and silver surfer audience.
Omniture is the world's fastest-growing software company and the leading provider of online business optimization software. Omniture's software is delivered to customers through hosted, on-demand services. Omniture's customers fully leverage the Web 2.0 world to increase revenues, improve customer service and operational efficiency, and maintain a competitive edge. Omniture manages more than 300 billion transactions each quarter for more than 1,300 customers across 70 countries, representing some of most well-respected enterprise brands in the world, including AOL, A&E, AmeriTrade, CNN, Discover, eBay, Expedia, Ford, The Gap, General Motors, Hewlett Packard, JetBlue, Nike,Oracle, Sears, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner and Wal-Mart.
ThinkFree Online, the first-ever online office suite, provides free access to create and edit documents on the Web. Formats include Microsoft Word,Excel, PowerPoint and conversion for Open Document Format files. 1 GB of free storage, collaboration, blog publishing, version management and other easy to use but powerful features prompted the Wall Street Journal to call ThinkFree Online "one of the most full-featured offerings." At the forefront of Web 2.0 technology, ThinkFree offers: the best compatibility with Microsoft Office available, the most complete and flexible online solution taking advantage of AJAX, Flash and Java technologies, continued innovation with mash-ups for Flickr, Creative Commons, del.icio.us, and our own ThinkFree Viewer.
Fast Company has always been about innovative people and ideas. Our mission is to find the creative workers and organizations that are building the future, and to present their stories in smart, compelling, beautiful and useful ways. This mission is the core of the magazine's original DNA; it's the brilliant bit that differentiates us from all the other business magazines out there.
Federated Media's mission is to support independent website authors and audiences, by connecting them to marketers in an ongoing and robust conversation that feeds everyone involved.
InformationWeek is the largest, most influential community of IT buyers and providers focusing on, driving and setting the agenda for business innovation powered by technology. Every week, InformationWeek touches more than 1 million business technology executives worldwide through its magazine editions, online sites, research platforms, and peer-to-peer events. InformationWeek is consistently recognized for its commitment to excellence and innovation, and has received several of the industry's top media accolades, including top spots in BtoB Magazine's Media Power 50, Circulation Excellence Awards from Circulation Management Magazine and several awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).
Online Publishers Association (OPA) is an industry trade organization whose mission is to advance the interests of high-quality online publishers before the advertising community, the press, the government and the public. Join us for our second annual global conference exploring the future of global media from March 7 - 9, 2007 at the Landmark Hotel in London. OPA '07 London: Forum for the Future will bring together leaders in media, advertising and technology to address the most pressing topics in digital publishing. For more information visit www.online-publishers.org/globalforum.
Red Herring Magazine is a sophisticated insider's guide to the business of technology, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy, from the Internet to wireless communications and digital entertainment. Red Herring's journalists report on how the world of innovation and entrepreneurship are transforming business and how the business of technology is transforming the world, providing readers with a deep understanding of venture capital and capital markets. Recognized as an essential resource in today's fast-changing business world, Red Herring's editors get the right answers before anyone else even thinks to ask the questions.
Topix.net is the nation's top local news site. Topix.net Enables people to find the news that's relevant to them by aggregating news from over 45,000 sources and tagging it by location and topic down to the ZIP code and to over 300,000 topics, on site or via RSS. In addition, Topix.net gives people the ability to talk back to the news, with active local and topical forums for every article on the site. Topix.net syndicates tagged local news headlines to AOL, EarthLink, Ask Jeeves, My Yahoo and over 20,000 other sites. Topix.net's investors include the Tribune Company and Gannett, Inc.
WIRED Magazine is the first word on how technology is changing our world. Each month, WIRED delivers a glimpse into the future of business, culture and innovation.
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