Weekly Wrap-up: Google’s Social Network, Twitter’s Birth, Why Group Messaging? and More…

first_imgThis week’s top story was Marshall Kirkpatrick’s revelation that Google has plans to launch a new social network. Does it exist? Does it not exist? Google tried to shoot down the story (which is what companies with sekret projects usually do) but Marshall’s analysis and reportage paint a fairly comprehensive picture of what that service might be. Scoop! Denial! Repeat! Oh tech blogging, I wish I knew how to quit you.After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key trends that are shaping the Web – mobile, location, app stores – plus highlights from our six channels. Read on for more.Top Stories of the Week Related Posts Google to Launch Major New Social Network Called Circles, Possibly Today (Updated)Report Finds Performance of Web Apps Throttled on iOS DevicesTwitter Was Born 5 Years Ago Today, @Jack Tweets the StoryBuild Real Time Web Apps More Easily with NowJSGroup Messaging: Why Now?More coverage and analysis from ReadWriteWebCheck Out The ReadWriteWeb iPhone App As well as enabling you to read ReadWriteWeb while on the go or lying on the couch, we’ve made it easy to share ReadWriteWeb posts directly from your iPhone, on Twitter and Facebook using the official ReadWriteWeb iPhone app. You can also follow the RWW team on Twitter, directly from the app. We invite you to download it now from iTunes. Tags:#web#Weekly Wrap-ups Manage Projects From Your iPad with SmartsheetNever Arrive At Another Meeting Unprepared, Thank You NoteleafSMB Tech Roundup: Facebook Marketing Challenges, Plus New Tools From HootSuite and GmailReadWriteHackReadWriteHack is a resource and guide for developers. Google Docs Turns Its Comments System Into a Conversation SystemWhy SXSW is for Influencers and What It Says About the CloudiesAmazon Web Services Announces Virtual Private Cloud Wizard and Other UpdatesReadWriteBizReadWriteBiz is a resource and guide for small to medium businesses. LocationFoursquare Launches Effort to Create a “Rosetta Stone” for Location DataSXSW: PathCrosser, an App for Comparing Facebook & Foursquare Checkins with FriendsMore Location coverageMobileDon’t Use Bit.ly’s New Mobile Site: Do This InsteadThe Future of Angry Birds & What it MeansMore Mobile coverageApp StoresSXSW: Tips for Getting Your App Approved4 Ways HP Will Execute Its New Strategy: WebOS, Clouds and Big DataMore App Stores coverageReadWriteEnterpriseReadWriteEnterprise is devoted to enterprise 2.0 and using social software inside organizations. What Tools Do Startups Use? List Yours, Find Others’ on This WikiBrewed on the Startup Bus En Route to SXSW: Lemonade StandImagine K12 Launches a New Incubator for Ed-Tech StartupsReadWriteCloudReadWriteCloud is dedicated to virtualization and cloud computing. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img Build Real Time Web Apps More Easily with NowJSSparks: A Package Management System for CodeigniterJavaScript Quirks Got You Down? Check out JavaScript GardenReadWriteMobileReadWriteMobile is dedicated to helping its community understand the strategic business and technical implications of developing mobile applications. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… RSA Breach: An Attack That Used a Social Media Booby Trap?5 Video Platforms Vying to Be the YouTube of the Enterprise4 Ways HP Will Execute Its New Strategy: WebOS, Clouds and Big DataReadWriteStartReadWriteStart is a resource for startups and entrepreneurs. SXSW: Mistakes Made Building Netflix for iPhone (Plus, How to See Its Source Code!)SXSW: Mint Talks Mobile App Development Challenges, Teases New iPad AppSXSW: Tips for Getting Your App ApprovedEnjoy your weekend everyone!Subscribe to the Weekly Wrap-upYou can subscribe to the Weekly Wrap-up by RSS or by email below.RWW Weekly Wrap-up Email Subscription form: ReadWrite Sponsors 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img

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