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Safari Books extends its reach to mobile devices

Safari Books announced this week that it was expanding access to its online book repository to Android, Blackberry, iPhone or any phone with a mobile browser. The new mobile service lets Safari Books

New survey reveals dissatisfaction with SharePoint

A new survey conducted by Global360, which bills itself as a "leading provider of document management and business solutions," found that more than 90 percent of respondents were using SharePoint at

Web 2.0 tools continue to thrive

This week I'm heading to the Web 2.0 Expo in New York City for a couple of days and as such I've been thinking about the term and tools associated with it. Just recently we heard tales of gloom and

Are you looking at web compliance through the keyhole?

Guest post by Ian Truscott If you've read anything I've written, seen me speak or you know me at all--you'll know I am normally banging on about web engagement. But, while the cool kids are wondering

Endeca makes ecommerce suite mobile

This week Endeca, announced a new product designed to help companies move their Endeca search-driven website to a mobile platform. The package is designed to make it easy for existing Endeca

New Open Text release keeps ECM alive

If you read my Editor's Corner this week, Moving beyond ECM, you might find it a bit ironic that Open Text this week announced a huge enterprise content management (in the fullest extent of the term)

Google attempts to increase Google Docs security

The Official Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Blog had an announcement this week that Google was beefing up Google Docs security by adding a secondary layer after the password. The way it works is an

Fuze Meeting brings live meetings to iPad

The ongoing debate with the iPad goes something like this: It's a great toy for consumers, but it's not really practical for business. Fuze Meeting is trying to change that perception with a new iPad

Breaking: KnowledgeTree and Fujitsu team on cloud scanning and workflow

KnowledgeTree announced a partnership with scanner maker Fujitsu on September 21, to bring scanning and workflow to the cloud. Last week we wrote about a similar partnership between Box.net and

Moving beyond ECM

Enterprise content management or ECM, it seems, is changing before our eyes, so I thought it might be a useful exercise to discuss where we came from and where we could be going. Early records

IBM continues analytics buying spree

IBM (NYSE: IBM), which lately has had an open wallet and a penchant for analytics vendors, snagged another one on September 20, as it continued to build out its analytics business through

Breaking: IBM buys OpenPages

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today it was buying OpenPages, which helps companies deal with risk and compliance issues. As usual, this deal may be less about technology and more about OpenPages'

Nielsen pegs Bing as number 2 search engine

More confusing numbers to analyze in the ongoing search engine battle. This week Nielsen reported that Bing had vaulted past Yahoo! into second place in the search engine market share race. Google (

Happy fifth birthday, Joomla

Joomla, the open source content management platform turned 5 today. According to a blog post, Joomla was born September 1, 2005 (forcing it to wait an extra year in my town to start Kindergarten).

Box brings scanning to the cloud

This week Box.net announced, in conjunction with scanner maker Lexmark, a new cloud-based scanning solution. As the Box.net announcement points out, there are many ways to get digital content from

Best Buy will soon sell Kindles

Best Buy announced last week it would begin selling Amazon Kindles at Best Buy stores this Fall. This is a big step for Amazon.com, which up until now had sold the Kindle exclusively on the Amazon

RSS still has a big role to play

Last week, Ask.com announced it will shut down its RSS reader, Bloglines, on October 1. A collective sigh let out around the Internet because Bloglines was one of the early entrants into the

What's all the fuss about net neutrality?

Guest post by Char James-TannyWho owns the Internet? No one. Who controls the Internet? No one (except in certain countries that censor content, and that's not ownership). So what's all of the ruckus

Liferay open-source portal releases Portal 6, Enterprise Edition

Liferay, an open source portal framework, released Liferay Portal 6 Enterprise Edition. The new package is loaded and includes social collaboration functionality, along with built-in web content

Google Wave will live on as open source code

It appears rumors of Google Wave's demise might have been slightly exaggerated. After Google announced recently that it was mothballing Wave, that appeared to mark the end of the enterprise social