This illustration was created in early 2006 using logos of Web 2.0 companies that made headlines or were launched around that time. Obviously, lot of things changed in the last three years - some companies got acquired, some became successful on their own while others went bust.
Google Pages is still a part of Google Labs but will this web page creator software will never get a chance to graduate as it is getting replaced by Google Sites which is more or less the same but with a wiki.
Yahoo! launched Yahoo Desktop Search software in January 2005 using technology from X1. Yahoo’s search program was definitely superior than competing products from Google or MSN because it supported many more file-types and would let you preview files even without the associated application.
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Amit Agarwal is a web geek and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004 ..read more