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Weekly Wrap-up: Goodbye Data.gov, Hating Bieber’s ‘Baby’, Facebook Depression? and More…

April 2nd, 2011 04:00 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

weekly_wrapup-1.pngIt 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.

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