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Murdoch's iPad digital daily could appear this month

Rumors have been flying since last fall about a possible iPad daily newspaper from News Corp head, Rupert Murdoch, who always seems to have a love/hate relationship with technology and the Internet.

Google Goggles now identifies print ads, solves Sudoku

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced in a blog post this week that it has made some updates to its super cool visual search tool: Google Goggles. For those who aren't familiar with Goggles, it lets you

It's always about the content

I had the distinct pleasure of being a judge at the first annual Deloitte National MBA Case Competition this past weekend. It didn't hurt that it was in Miami in January, or that Deloitte footed the

Forrester tablet forecast predicts sales to double 2011

You remember all those rosy forecasts we've been seeing around tablet sales, well it turns out that Forrester believes they weren't optimistic enough. Newly revised numbers show an even more robust

Drupal 7 released with native semantic technology

The Drupal community announced today the release of Drupal 7, the latest version of the popular open source web content management system. Among the enhancements is a very intriguing native support

Iomega teams up with Boxee on streaming solutions

Iomega announced two new boxes that provide a way to store your own content and access streaming content from the Internet. As streaming content increasingly morphs from the Internet to your

Mashery survey finds third-party innovation main goal

A survey conducted last fall by API management vendor Mashery, at the Mashery Business of APIs conferences in London, New York and San Francisco, found that almost two-thirds of those surveyed cited

Alfresco ships language packs

While you were celebrating the holidays, Alfresco shipped some new user interface language packs aimed at Alfresco user's most popular non-English languages. The new languages include: French,

Kindle introduces lending

Last week Kindle quietly introduced eBook lending on the Amazon website. It's up to the publisher whether to allow lending, and the maximum lending period is 14 days. You can share the book

Yes, people will pay for digital content

A Pew Internet and American Life survey conducted last fall found that 65 percent of those surveyed had paid to access or download digital content. Even though content was broadly defined to include

Bing gets more social, local

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced some big changes for its Bing search engine last week that will make it more social, more local and perhaps more relevant to its users. At a big announcement last

FCC to approve net neutrality rules

After a lot of discussion and much hand wringing, the FCC is set to approve net neutrality rules. If you're not clear why this important, I suggest you take a few moments to read Char James-Tanny's

Adobe strikes back with first $1B quarter

Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) recorded its first billion-dollar quarter for the fourth quarter of 2010. Not bad for a company whose Flash product was maligned earlier in the year by Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL)

One on One with Noel Rath of HP TRIM

Noel Rath has been the Product Marketing Manager for HP TRIM software since 2008. He has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, the last 12 of which he has been specifically focused on

Ask hopes to survive in mobile

Remember Ask.com? No? Unfortunately, that's a problem for Ask, which is a statistical afterthought in the search engine game, but PaidContent.org reports that Ask hopes to make it back as a mobile

My 2011 crystal ball

Here we are again. As John Lennon once wrote "another year over, a new one just begun," and that means it's prediction time here at FierceCM. When I was at ARMA and Enterprise 2.0 in California in

Industry Voices make 2011 predictions

Since I was writing my own 2011 predictions this week, I thought it might be fun to ask some industry experts what they expect for the coming year. Here's what they had to say: Corporate websites

Seth Godin unveils new publishing venture

Last week, Seth Godin, released his new publishing vision called The Domino Project. Some months ago, Godin announced he was leaving his publisher and going his own way. At the time, I was skeptical

Squarespace integrates native geo-location data

Squarespace, web content management service, announced this week it was incorporating geo-location data directly into the platform. They claim they are the first service to achieve such native

Navigating the open source CMS selection process (Part 2)

As the number of open source content management products on the market has grown, choosing a system has become more difficult for discerning IT and marketing shops. Much of the product confusion