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Amazon news: Public library integration for Kindle and eBook rental rumor

Amazon announced last week it was launching a program with 11,000 public libraries where Kindle owners can borrow electronic books--just as they can physical books--to read on the Kindle. In

Liferay opens Liferay Marketplace to developers

Liferay held its West Coast Symposium for developers and users last week and announced the availability of Liferay Portal 6.1 Beta along with the availability of the developer community release of

WordPress makes subscribing easier with new Follow button

Last week WordPress announced it was placing a new Follow button at the bottom of each WordPress blog page to make it easier for blog readers to subscribe to that blog. When a visitor clicks the

Bing introduces action buttons

Last week Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced a new search enhancement on the Bing community blog. The new feature is called Action Buttons. With the addition of Action Buttons, Bing presents the top

Of Note: Mindjet Connect, KnowledgeTree iOS app and more

Editor's Note: This is the first in a regular series where we round up content mangement news from the previous few weeks that we didn't get a chance to cover in recent issues. Hope you enjoy it.

Four reasons why the Windows Phone 7 still matters

Guest post by Jesse Lipson Many enterprises see mobile content as the next major step in their content strategy. But before they take the plunge--either by creating a customer-facing app or signing

Google reportedly working on Flipboard competitor

Last week, Internet glitterati Robert Scoble reported on Google+ that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) was working on a Flipboard competitor, saying that it promised to be something very special. Kara Swisher

Against all odds, eBook readers thrive

As more multi-function tablets enter the marketplace, it makes sense that eReader devices with the sole purpose of reading electronic books would begin to drop off, but IDC is predicting that a

Attensity launches real-time Facebook analytics module

Attensity recently launched a new module which is supposed to give companies insight into Facebook content including comments, posts and surveys; providing them with data on a valuable social media

Rumor: Box.net turns down $500M purchase offer

A rumor was flying on Friday that Box.net had turned down a $500 million purchase offer from an unnamed company. Ashley Mayer, spokesperson for Box.net wrote in an email that Box was not commenting

FierceContentManagement Webinar: Driving Efficiency Through Document Capture

Ron Miller will be hosting a webinar called "Driving Efficiency Through Document Capture" on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 2 pm EST. The webinar will look at the persistence of document capture in a digital

Twitter introduces web analytics tools

Twitter announced this week it was making a set of analytics tools available for website and blog owners to help them measure just how much traffic Twitter is driving to their websites. According to

Web content management's march to democratization: An open source perspective

Guest post by Cheryl McKinnon Last month, industry analyst Tony White of Ars Logica wrote an informative, historical overview of the web content management industry, noting key business and

Microsoft licenses Jinni semantic video search technology

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced last week that it was licensing technology from Jinni, an Israeli company, that helps consumers find video content. It uses a genome of video terms, in a similar

With Zagat purchase, Google faces identity crisis

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) made an interesting acquisition last week when it purchased Zagat, the restaurant review company, for a reported $125 million. With this move, Google propelled itself from

EMC offers new Documentum iPad app

EMC released its awaited iPad app this week, which it had previously announced at the EMC World customer conference back in May. The iPad app is available for Documentum licensees in the Apple (

Adobe develops way to play Flash on Apple iOS devices

Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) appeared to say "Uncle" this week in its on-going battle with Apple over Flash support when it announced, Flash Media Server 4.5, which it claims will provide a way to play Flash

5 years after first tweet, Twitter has 100m users

Twitter passed its five year anniversary last week, and it took the opportunity to comment on the state of the service. There are now 100 million users, more than half of which log on everyday. Forty

KnowledgeTree adds features to help you find documents

KnowledgeTree added several new features to its content management product this week designed to help employees find documents locked away deep inside the company content repository. The problem, as

IBM grabs another analytics company in i2

IBM (NYSE: IBM) bought another analytics company last week, purchasing i2, a British company that is based in Cambridge, the same town as Autonomy. Must be a good week for large American technology