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Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Google Exec: Content and URLs Now Rule

Power in computing has shifted from proprietary, Microsoft API's to URL's on the web, says Google vice president Adam Bosworth. His comments are in a new InfoWorld article by Paul Krill.

Applications used to be built via a "control model," with that weapon of control being leveraged by Microsoft via an API, Bosworth said. "This model was kind of a beautiful thing if you were Microsoft," said Bosworth, who formerly worked at Microsoft and BEA Systems (Profile, Products, Articles).

"But the fact is, today I think this model is totally irrelevant," he said.

Full article: Google exec touts communities, content over APIs | InfoWorld | News | 2005-10-21 | By Paul Krill


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