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Box beefs up consulting division with CIO hire

Box hires former CIO to beef up consulting division.

Barnes and Noble denies it has laid off most of Nook hardware staff

Last week, Business Insider was reporting that Barnes and Noble had laid off its Nook hardware engineers, which would have effectively marked the end of the line for the Nook eReader, but Barnes and Noble says the story isn't accurate, and they will continue to make Nooks moving forward.

Lithium reportedly buys Klout for a whopping $100 million

Lithium has reportedly purchased Klout for $100 million.

Apple's next big thing could be content

Apple makes the vast majority of its money selling iPhones and iPads, but as profits get squeezed on hardware, it could be better served by concentrating on content instead.

North Plains takes turn toward brand management

North Plains has updated its Brand Management tool with a new dashboard.

Spotlight: Tumblr finally adds SSL encyrption

Tumblr finally updates security.

OpenText updates Tempo

OpenText updated Tempo, its integrated social and file sync and share tools.

New group wants to drag information governance into future

A new group formed recently called the Information Governance Initiative, and its goal is to reform and modernize information governance.

Rumor: Box has filed IPO paperwork

Rumors were flying last week about Box secretely filing IPO paperwork, but it seems unlikely they could do it in the dark at their current valuation of $2 billion.

Facebook Paper app repackages Facebook with news slant

Facebook's new Paper app could be the best-designed app it's ever created, but it's just another way of presenting Facebook content, and that could end up confusing some users.

Lies, damned lies and analytics

We have an amazing amount of data and number of tools to measure it in minute detail, but are we measuring what matters?

Hootsuite turns to analytics with uberVU purchase

Hootsuite bought analytics firm uberVU last week.

Trove tries something different with news aggregation

Trove, the new news aggregation app from Graham Holdings, offers social news aggregation that combines algortihms and human editing with social sharing.

HP Teamsite teams with Trilibis on mobile engagement

HP Teamsite teamed up with Trilibis this week to offer website rendering on a variety of devices.

SDL releases customer experience suite

SDL released a cloud customer experience management suite this week, but it's not clear the market is looking for a single vendor solution.

IBM aims to redefine email

IBM hopes to change email with a new product.

Spotlight: Microsoft rebrands SkyDrive as OneDrive

Microsoft has decided to rebrand SkyDrive. Here's what they called it.

The ugliest side of personalization

There is surely a dark side to corporate data gathering and personalization and we saw it illustrated recently in the most clumsy way.

Infographic: Understanding Responsive Web Design

Today you are forced to design your content for a dizzying variety of screen sizes

Laserfiche announces bevy of updates

At the Laserfiche Empower Conference last week, the company made a flurry of new announcements.