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In his presentation, Willoughby discussed how the benefits of cloud computing can deliver new IT functionality to the business quickly and at low initial cost. Additionally, he highlighted how borderless applications present a new challenge to IT departments: managing application perfo...
Mobile digital lifestyle application and geo-mobility social media platform, GyPSii has kicked off 2010 in a strong position to grow market share and revenue by partnering with content partners to connect users to more content, together with targeted advertising and coupon promotions v...
Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and Precise, the UK leader in media intelligence, today announced a strategic collaboration under which Precise will develop and market next-generation media intelligence servi...
The platform bringing together bloggers and advertisers joins up with Wikio, giving rise to a new major player in the analysis and monetization of content via social media. Ebuzzing, the monetization network for blogs and social media, is joining the news and blog aggregator Wikio. T...
"The merger with Friendster will continue to transform the social networking industry, combining a highly intuitive and successful social media site and online marketing channel with an integrated payment platform and content network which includes games, goods, gifts, music and video,...
FaceTime Communications today announced that Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has acquired its application classification and signature database to add a new level of security for use in Check Point Security Gateways. Check Point's purchase of the database validates the need for...
Jive, the Social Business Software provider, today announced the general availability of Jive Social Business Software (SBS) 4.0. The new offering is the largest, most ambitious release Jive Software has brought to market since the company first introduced its integrated SBS platform f...
Photon Infotech, a next-generation Internet consulting firm accelerating innovation with Social Media and Mobile technologies, today announced enhancements to its Social Media Framework: Enterprise Edition. For the first time, Fortune 500 and SME organizations alike can rapidly in...
Attensity Group, a provider of business user applications that generate value from unstructured data, has announced Attensity Cloud. This new product addition to Attensity's semantic analysis application suite is designed to allow organizations to monitor, analyze and respond to social...
Brickfish, the social media platform, has announced its expansion into the business of licensing its patent-pending and award-winning social media tools to the broader online publishing community. These partnerships will enable other Web publishers, large or small, to leverage Brickfis...
MDC Partners announced today its investment in Attention Partners LLC, a social media and marketing communications agency based in New York. Attention is differentiated by its data-driven approach to earning media. Its services encompass measurement, consulting, engagement, and communi...
Linked Media Group is pleased to announce the Company is developing a broader Social Media Marketing Platform for Twitter and additional top tier Social Media Platforms. In order to better differentiate its Software as a Service and Services offerings by addressing a much larger group ...
"We're thrilled with the initial response to Jive Market Engagement from Jive customers, prospective customers and partners," said JIve Software's Ben Kiker as Jive Market Engagement was announced - a new solution that combines the power of social media monitoring with Social Business...
Dr Kai-Fu Lee, who resigned from Google as Vice President and President of Google Greater China on 4 September, 2009, released a statement today that he was launching "a business creation platform focused on establishing the next wave of Chinese high-technology companies." As founder, ...
Confused about social media? You are not alone. Many business owners feel overwhelmed by the idea of establishing a presence in the social media world. But, it’s not really that complicated. At a recent Vistage webinar for its CEO members, social media e...
20 years ago yesterday, Brad Templeton posted to USENET the public launch of ClariNet, his electronic newspaper service delivered over the Internet. According to Templeton, "ClariNet was the first business founded to use the Internet as its platform for business, and the era of the 'do...
Sun Startup Essentials, the Sun Microsystems program dedicated to providing support, funding assistance, and discounted products to entrepreneurs, has announced it will join forces with Zooppa (http://www.zooppa.com), the social network for advertising creatives, to develop its new mar...
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today revealed the findings from a global survey of 1,300 information technology managers across ten countries, asking about their perceptions of Web 2.0 in the workplace, testing their understanding of Web 2.0 technologies and assessing their organiza...
XING has launched its first OpenSocial applications -- "XING News" and "Ask XING" -- as beta versions. The company is adopting a viral approach here, allowing the social applications to distribute throughout the network. Beta testers' profiles and information about their activities in ...
"It's certainly the most complex project I've ever undertaken," wrote Stephen Wolfram, of Wolfram Alpha fame, recently. Wolfram Alpha involved "far more kinds of expertise - and more moving parts - than I've ever had to assemble before," Wolfram continued; "And - like Mathematica, or N...
Sid Smith today launched his Daily Hypervisor blog on Ulitzer. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unlimited number of topics, and each topic may contain thousands of peer-reviewed fea...
The creative use of social networking tools, which offer rich media sharing, integrated communications, and information exposure, are helping to stimulate government operational efficiency and transparency, according to leading independent research and advisory firm, Government Insight...
Ingeniux Corporation has announced Cartella, an application for managing enterprise social content and online collaboration. Cartella is the first unified social content management application that integrates social networking, Web 2.0 tools, analytics and content management into a si...
Delivering the power of the Internet at the click of a mouse necessitates the need for comprehensive overview and tracking capabilities. So it is very timely that Keynote Systems, the global leader in on-demand mobile and Internet test & measurement solutions for continuously improving...
The fact that Twitter has been hit by as many as four worms over the Easter weekend highlights the need to include the code audit and security process in the software development cycle, says Fortify Software, the application vulnerability specialist.
Maryann is the author of 15 books, including five books about human behavior co-authored with Greg Hartley: How to Spot a Liar (Career Press, Fall 2005), I Can Read You Like a Book (Career Press, Spring 2007), Date Decoder (Adams Media, Spring 2008), Get People to Do What You Want (Car...
"Stem cells are believed capable of becoming any tissue in the body, which could lead to treatments for illnesses currently impossible to cure," Mr. Schissler said. "The more positive news about stem cells and their medical uses, the more we believe parents and grandparents will unders...
With its new product, AlignSpace, Software AG has announced plans to create the largest social network of BPM professionals. The new product is a platform offering collaboration between all project participants in a Business Process environment. Data, documents and services produced wi...
Synchronica has announced new functionality within Mobile Gateway 4.0 that pushes social networking and news updates to mass market mobile phones. A wide range of popular social networking sites, such as Twitter, Flickr, Picasa, LinkedIn and Plaxo are supported, in addition to thousand...
TWIKI.NET, a provider of open source enterprise collaboration solutions, has announced the latest release of its Certified TWiki Virtual Appliance. Release 4.2.4 offers significant security enhancements and advanced enterprise search capabilities for Microsoft Office-based file attachm...
"If Facebook were a country, it would be the eighth most populated in the world, just ahead of Japan, Russia, and Nigeria." That was what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was proudly blogging last month. This month, as the number of active Facebook users hit 175M (up from 100M last August)...
Volantis Systems announced that its device information library has reached 6,000 devices. With more and more people choosing to access the Internet from their mobile handsets, there’s an ever greater need for Internet software which can react and adapt to the changing device landscape....
Ulitzer will launch 6,000 new author sites for the leading technology authors and software industry rock stars. Ulitzer.com is also open for new authors who would like to be published on any topic. Authors can submit their bio and articles for consideration using this pre-beta page he...
Ulitzer is looking for pre-beta users from among hi-tech pr / communications firms. Pre-beta users will play an important role as Ulitzer gets ready to open for general beta. Typical pre-beta Ulitzer user is an account manager at a public relations firm with multiple clients. If you an...
Fiorano Software has announced that LiquidityHub selected FioranoMQ as its messaging infrastructure for implementation of its trade messaging system. LiquidityHub is using the FioranoMQ 2007 Real Time messaging system to support a low-latency, high-performance operational environment. ...
Tiny Pictures has announced the release of the iPhone application for Radar, the service for real-time sharing of cameraphone pictures, videos and conversations. Available for free at the iPhone App Store, the Radar application lets users take advantage of the browsing capabilities and...
Ulitzer will be launching Enterprise Mashups Journal at http://mashup.ulitzer.com. Enterprise Mashups Journal will offer articles, blog entries, feature stories, and news to its developer community. This February, Ulitzer will be launching 6,000 new author sites for leading technology ...
Leading Technology Authors Will Get Syndicated and Earn Cash For Page Views on Their New Homes Pages
Despite tightened spending by start-ups and tougher times for businesses overall, privately-held Voxel Dot Net reports a 72% increase in net income and a 63% increase in total revenue in 2008. The company has won several client wins away from bigger rivals, expanded key client relation...
BigFix and Trend Micro have announced a joint licensing agreement that will result in a Trend Micro endpoint security management solution powered by the BigFix platform that scales to the requirements of very large enterprises with more than 10,000 endpoints. The first in a series of n...