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NASDAQ goes real-time

Monday, June 02, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named donkey.gifAs if on command, this press release dropped this morning.  Permalink to this paragraph

We're getting real-time stock quotes. Permalink to this paragraph

Great. Now think about it -- how much like Twitter is that? Permalink to this paragraph

I wrote about this yesterday. If NASDAQ and other rich companies like Google, CNBC, etc are willing to take the risk on their technology it must be pretty reliable? Otherwise, imagine the lawsuits that would ensue. Permalink to this paragraph

As I wrote yesterday, I bet you can license the technology to run Twitter much more cheaply than you can to build it yourself.  Permalink to this paragraph


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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 53, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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