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Box.net teams up with Internet2 to deliver Box services to colleges

This week Box.net announced it was teaming up with the Internet2 Networking Consortium to deliver Box.net storage and collaboration services to colleges and universities who are part of this

Adobe announces creative cloud and new tablet apps

This week at Adobe Max 2011, Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) made a couple of significant announcements that show it is ready embrace cloud, mobile and social. First of all, it announced a new initiative called

NewsGator, SpringCM, KnowledgeLake, HP and MetaVis make SharePoint announcements

With the annual Microsoft SharePoint 2011 Conference underway in Anaheim, Calif., there's been a flood of SharePoint news as Microsoft partners roll out new offerings to compliment the platform.

Google introduces real-time analytics

Last week Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced a new feature for its free web analytics product that lets you see your analytics in real time. Prior to adding this feature, you could check your latest

QWiPS brings voice to the social web

QWiPS (formerly known as Blurts) introduced a product this week that brings a missing element to the social web: voice. Up until now, our interactions on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere involved

Could on-demand printing save brick and mortar book sellers?

It used to be, if you wanted a book you went to a book store and bought it. If it wasn't in stock, you had to wait while the book store ordered it. It's not exactly news that the book selling market,

Box.net announces Salesforce Chatter integration and Salesforce funding

Box.net held its first Boxworks user conference this week. It was like a coming out party for the growing cloud computing company. They made a splash by giving away a Motorola Xoom to every

Lucid Imagination brings open source search to big data

Lucid Imagination released a new version of LucidWorks this week that provides an easier way for data centers to install and use the open source search products Apache Lucene and Solr. LucidWorks 2.0

Socialtext 5.0 adds people discovery in latest release

This week, Socialtext announced the release of Socialtext 5.0, the latest version of its enterprise social software platform. Socialtext says the new version includes an improved interface design and

CRM, WCM and E20 merge around social

When Salesforce bought Assistly last week, it proved the growing importance of social media channels for customer service and highlighted the further blending of customer relationship management

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