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Section 508 web accessibility rule to change

The U.S. Access Board is currently working through a refresh of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. All new technology purchased by government

One on One with Alastair Mitchell of Huddle

Alastair Mitchell is chief executive and co-founder of Huddle. Frustrated by existing enterprise technology's inability to help people work together, when collaboration apps in our social lives

Symantec buys LiveOffice cloud storage vendor

This week Symantec announced it purchased cloud archiving vendor LiveOffice for $115 million. The purchase makes sense because LiveOffice was already a Symantec OEM partner and it meshes nicely with

RPost delivers certified email from mobile devices

Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, RPost announced a new product that enables folks to send legally binding, registered emails from a mobile device. According to the RPost

Google gains majority of Yahoo's audience loss in December

I don't think anyone expects major revelations anymore when comScore releases its search engine market share reports, and as such it wasn't much of a surprise that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) continues to

Alfresco launches iPad app with round-trip QuickOffice editing

Last week, Alfresco released a new iPad app that provides the unique ability to open a document stored in the Alfesco content management system in QuickOffice, then enables the user to edit or update

Google Wave might have been Google+ 1.0

There has been a lot of controversy this week around the inclusion of Google+ content in Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) search results. Whether you agree with this approach or not, it got me thinking about

QuarkXPress update enhances iPad publishing ability

Quark recently announced the availability of QuarkXPress 9.2, an interim update that includes a couple of interesting new features allowing designers to easily create enhanced iPad content and ePUB

Google adds controversial social search integration

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced this week a new and creative way to include personal social search results by providing a button to toggle social search results from Google+ and integrate them with

Box adds new features to Android app

Last week Box.net announced enhancements to the Box Android app. Updates include a new feature that will display updates to documents you have been working on right in the Box Android widget. In

Adobe Reader update lets you send docs for signatures

Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) took its EchoSign integration another step this week when it announced you can now send documents from Adobe Reader (the free program) for a digital signature. When you receive a

Colligo introduces secure SharePoint iPad app

Colligo Networks, a company known for giving access to SharePoint content inside Outlook, this week introduced a new product called Colligo Briefcase Enterprise, a tool that enables users to access

Kofax brings scanning workflow to the external portal

Kofax introduced a product last week called Kofax DotImage Enterprise Edition that enables companies to build scanning functionality into externally-facing portals. The product lets companies set up

Customer Experience Management still has a ways to go

Customer Experience Management is a term we've seen bandied about over the last 18 months or so as a way to describe new web content management functionality that moves the focus of WCM from pure

OASIS begins studying web experience management interoperability standard

OASIS, the standards organization that brought you CMIS, is working on a new Web Experience Management standard. It's still in its early stages. According to the charter defining how the standard

Drupal 8 goals emerge

In an interview with CIO.com, Dries Buytaert, who is the original developer of Drupal and the CTO at Acquia, outlined his major goals for the next version of Drupal. As the article pointed out, it's

Occupy protesters building social network with Drupal and Semantics

Last week Wired reported about an initiative to build a federated social network for the Occupy movement that uses Drupal as its underlying technology. The network will provide a forum for different

The technology elite is not the norm

As someone who closely watches technology, it's oh so easy to get jaded and to think that what's normal to me is ordinary to most people in the world, but the fact is that I'm part of the technology

Amazon says it sells millions of Kindles

Amazon came out with its annual post-holiday sales press release last week, and as you might imagine, it's all great news for them. For starters, Amazon stated it was the best holiday ever for the

Does ECM need more Kardashian or Kevorkian?

Guest post by Chris Walker So, is enterprise content management (ECM) all puffed, primped, pimped, buffed, glossed, sprayed and splayed, like Kim Kardashian, or is it time to summon Dr. Jack (