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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

New report attempts to measure open source CMS popularity

A new report this week released by consulting firm Water & Stone found WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal remained the biggest three open source web content management systems by far. Perhaps most

Mashery launches API analytics tool

This week Mashery launched an analytics tool to help measure the effectiveness of APIs. I wrote an Editor's Corner in October about the growing role of APIs in moving content, especially on phone

One on One with Paul Sonderegger of Endeca

Paul Sonderegger is Chief Strategist at search vendor, Endeca. Before joining Endeca, he spent six years as an analyst at Forrester Research, focusing on search technology and experience design. We

Looking back at my 2010 predictions

I tend to abhor end of the year lists, but as the editor of a newsletter, I'm pretty much obligated to do it. It reminds of the old Seinfeld joke about his parents moving to Florida: My parents

Preparing today's content for a mobile future

The future of digital content will likely follow the path of mobile devices, but few enterprises are incorporating mobile strategies into content management. Most companies are in the exploratory

Hyland releases OnBase 10 with improved case management

Hyland Software has been around a long time. If you need proof, look no further than the release of version 10.0 of their content management product this week. As with many vendors this year, Hyland

Nuxeo adds two semantic search modules

Open source content management vendor Nuxeo took another big step this week when it announced two new semantic search modules have been added to its online app store, Nuxeo Marketplace. The two