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Did Dropbox just buy a collaboration solution?

Dropbox has reportedly bought a collaboration solution, which if successfully baked into their sync and share tool, could make them much more formidable competition for Box.

The big surprise is Jive is still independent

Jive has reportedly gone looking for a buyer and found nobody is really interested.

Compliance, video portals could shake SharePoint partners

Enterprises have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship between developer partners and Microsoft's SharePoint for some time--allowing the nearly ubiquitous software to jive with legacy systems and business-specific tools. But compliance and video updates unveiled at last week's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas could unnerve some of the partners on which Microsoft relies.

Spotlight: B&N Nook spending drops over 70 percent in latest filing

In their latest quarterly filing, Nook announced it had cut year over year spending by 74 percent.

WordPress reportedly working on frontend editor

WordPress is working on writing and editing in place.

ECM needs more women

Kimberly Samuelson of Laserfiche explains why enterprise content management and the tech field in general need more women.

Sitecore gets with the mobile program

Sitecore released a couple of new mobile tools this week designed to help marketers push or pull information from the Sitecore system as needed.

Box goes all Hollywood as Kutcher, Oseary invest in startup

Box is going Hollywood, as two high profile entertainment industry figures invest in the company and it announces a push to sign up entertainment industry companies.

Netflix might have mastered content for an audience of one

Everyone should have the goal of publishing for an audience of one, but Netflix might have achieved that goal.

Office Graph: Bringing sexy to backend

LAS VEGAS--One of the biggest stories to come out of SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas hails not from social or mobile, but a notoriously unsexy place: architecture. On March 3, Microsoft unveiled the data-gathering chassis upon which Exchange, SharePoint and Yammer will further integrate and innovate moving forward, called Office Graph.

Goodbye SharePoint social, hello Yammer

LAS VEGAS--It's been over a year and half since Microsoft bought enterprise social company Yammer for $1.2 billion and at this week's SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas the investment appears to be paying off. 

Microsoft introduces 'cloud on ramps' for SharePoint users

LAS VEGAS--The social, visually-rich features that are being teased at the SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas have IT professionals salivating--that is, IT pros whose enterprises have followed Office into the cloud. On-premise customers, however, were presented a less appealing entree.

Forrester report finds CMIS adoption slow but steady as standard matures

Forrester research found the CMIS standard has shown slow but steady progress.

OpenText brings governance to SharePoint, SAP

You don't expect to hear OpenText, SAP and SharePoint in the same product name, but that's what we have.

Spotlight: Joomla reaches impressive download milestone

Joomla is the second most popular web platform on the planet.

The mobile, customer experience connection

BARCELONA--As I met with various vendors last week at Mobile World Congress,  I saw a connection between mobile and customer experience management that I hadn't considered before.

WatchDox releases free mobile file editor

WatchDox has long tried to set it self apart from other online storage players, and is doing so again with a new, free mobile editor offering. 

Spotlight: Sprinklr acquires Dachis Group

Sprinklr announced it had purchased the Dachis Group last week.

HP looking to settle some shareholder lawsuits over Autonomy purchase

HP's deal with Autonomy has seemed cursed from the beginning, and they appear to be ready to settle some lawsuits from shareholders upset by the deal.

Acquia takes stab at content personalization with Acquia Lift

Acquia delivered a new content customization tool for Drupal websites this week.