Weekly Wrap-up: Goodbye Data.gov, Hating Bieber’s ‘Baby’, Augmented Reality For Librarians and More…

first_imgThe Advantage of Cloud Infrastructure: Servers are SoftwareOracle Had a Killer Quarter – What Does That Mean for Open Source in the Cloud?Forget Rivalries, Pay Attention to the DevelopersReadWriteBizReadWriteBiz is a resource and guide for small to medium businesses. Data.gov & 7 Other Sites to Shut Down After Budgets CutAwesome Augmented Reality App Could Save Librarians HoursBieber’s ‘Baby’ Will Hit 500m Views Today; It’s Also The Most Hated Video on YouTube (For Now)Why Would Google Release an iPhone-Only Group Messaging App?Google Ditches Barcodes for NFCMore 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.Location ReadWrite Sponsors Tweeting Often and on Weekends is More Effective, Suggests DataAre Your Files Backed Up? March 31 is World Backup DayUsing Posterous for Your Small Business Email NewslettersReadWriteHackReadWriteHack is a resource and guide for developers. How to Flip Your Startup in 5 StepsIs “Stealth” the Best Way to Build Your Business?Entrepreneurship’s Unclear, Unsanctioned PathReadWriteCloudReadWriteCloud is dedicated to virtualization and cloud computing. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Related Posts A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… A Facebook Operations Chief and the Product Lead for Google Chrome OS Join Jive BoardMicrosoft Needs to Open-Source Something Big. But What?Salesforce.com Acquires Radian6: Are Businesses Ready for the Social Data Fire Hose?ReadWriteStartReadWriteStart is a resource for startups and entrepreneurs.center_img Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Is Publicly Sharing Your Location Creepy? This App Thinks SoNo Wireless? No Worries. ForeverMap Gives You Offline Access to MapsMore Location coverageMobileThe iPad Turns One: My Top 10 iPad Apps Over the Past YearGoogle’s Newest Mobile Search Feature is a Thing of BeautyMore Mobile coverageInternet of ThingsBasis: A Super Sensor Wristband, With APIHow the Internet of Things is Changing the Way We WorkMore Internet of Things coverageReadWriteEnterpriseReadWriteEnterprise is devoted to enterprise 2.0 and using social software inside organizations. Tags:#web#Weekly Wrap-ups Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Need a Mobile Web App Template? Mobile Boilerplate 1.0 is HereGoogle Tightens Its Grip on AndroidIDC Predicts Windows Phone Will Beat RIM & Apple by 2015Enjoy 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: 3 Presentations on R: Data Mining, Web Development and Data VisualizationGitmarks: A Bookmark Sharing System Built on GitPhantomJS: The Power of WebKit but Without the BroswerReadWriteMobileReadWriteMobile is dedicated to helping its community understand the strategic business and technical implications of developing mobile applications. It was two short, short years ago that the Obama administration thrilled data and transparency wonks by launching Data.gov, USASpending.gov and a number of other ambitious sites. But as Marshall Kirkpatrick reported in our top story this week, Congress is now planning to eliminate the sites’ funding. There’s a push to save them (check the story for the updates), but I have a sinking feeling that it was just too good to last.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, Internet of Things – plus highlights from our six channels. Read on for more.Top Stories of the Weeklast_img