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Alfresco Enterprise 3.4 takes social turn

Alfresco released Alfresco Enterprise 3.4 this week with a decidedly social focus. While Alfresco CTO John Newton says the company still handles more traditional content management tasks, there is a

CoreMedia 6 aims for end user

CoreMedia announced today the release of CoreMedia 6, a version they hope will make it easier for end users to enter content and manage social media information from one central interface, while

One on One with Jim Howard of CrownPeak

Jim Howard as been CEO at CrownPeak since its founding in 2001. We asked him about content management in the cloud (since he's been doing it before it was called that) and how he addresses customer

Microsoft plans to commercialize OfficeTalk

Mary Jo Foley, who writes extensively about Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for ZDNet reported last week, that OfficeTalk--Microsoft's experimental microblogging tool (think Twitter for the enterprise)--may

Google introduces Cloud Print with some caveats

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) introduced Cloud Print this week, which enables you to print a document from your mobile phone to a configured printer. In the Google Mobile Blog post announcing the feature, it

Sites that scam Google could be hazardous to your placement

There have been some infamous stories about companies trying to find a way to the top of the Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) search results. The result is that sometimes the best results don't always appear at

Latest Box.net release aims for simplicity

Box.net announced today a new version of the online document management and collaboration tool, one that aims for simplicity over complexity. Box considers itself the anti-SharePoint; and if

Telerik Sitefinity 4.0 released

Telerik, maker of the web CMS Sitefinity had a big week as it unveiled version 4.0 of it's ASP.NET-based web content management system software and announced the purchase of Mallsoft, an ecommerce

Microsoft WebMatrix released; utility for users unclear

Last week Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) opened a new service call WebMatrix, which provides a framework for web developers to select and use open source tools such as Joomla! and WordPress. The service,

No surprise: iPad dominates third quarter tablet sales

IDC released figures this week on the worldwide tablet and eBook reader market for the 2010 third quarter, and to no one's surprise, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) dominated the tablet side with an astounding

FatWire updates Mobility Server

FatWire announced this week that it was releasing version 2.0 of the FatWire Mobility Server. This product has been designed to make it easier for companies to create a single website and easily

Fuze Meeting lets you host webinar on an iPad

Fuze Meeting announced an upgrade last week to its iPad business meeting product that enables you to host live webinars on your iPad. In addition, Fuze Meeting is now fully integrated with online

Today's case management is (mostly) yesterday's transactional content management

Guest post by Ken Burns It was December 2005. For the enterprise content management world, it was the point at which the ideal of a single, comprehensive ECM suite had reached its peak of inflated

RSS still delivering content in new and exciting ways

At the beginning of this month, a web designer from England named Kroc Camen started a firestorm with a blog post suggesting RSS was dead. This wasn't a new notion, but for some reason it caught on

Cray, Cambridge Semantics team up on analytics solution

What do you get when you combine Cray Super Computers and Cambridge Semantics software? The two companies hope it will result in new analytics solutions that scale to Web-sized data. Cambridge

ABBYY moves document capture, translation services to the cloud

Document capture and conversion company ABBYY announced Jan. 11 that it would be providing its software services in a cloud-based portal. Four services will now be available and registered customers

Socialtext heats up Enterprise 2.0 with Yammer migration service

When Socialtext announced last week that it was going to be offering customers a free Yammer migration service, my first reaction was: Why are they going after Yammer? Apparently Socialtext CEO

Salesforce gets more social with Dimdim purchase

Salesforce.com announced last week that it was purchasing real-time communications vendor Dimdim for $31 million. The purchase gives Salesforce video conferencing, presence awareness and instant

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