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Web 2.0 News Desk

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 ...
If you’re tiring of the vanilla look and feel of Google and Zoho applications, take a look at the new eazybusiness offering. The applications include email, document management, time and attendance, web meeting, invoicing, inventory management and sales force management. eazybusiness a...
FC2 Blog has recently released the French version ( http://blog.fc2.com/fr/ ) of their blog because of its popularity amongst French reading users. FC2, Inc. ( http://blog.fc2.com/ ) is a large scale web services company who primarily provides services in Japan. FC2 Blog was firstly la...
IntelePeer has announced a partnership with Telx, a provider of network-neutral colocation and interconnection services. IntelePeer will offer ReachSuite-hosted voice and rich media applications that allow Telx customers to roll out new, high-margin voice and telecommunications service...
they've chosen Clickatell as their trusted SMS provider to deliver reliable text messages to millions of their community members around the world.
"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...
Tough economic times are forcing many companies to shift their advertising from traditional print and television to less expensive, more efficient online media outlets. However, before companies dive in they should have a clear strategy to make sure they get the best return on their in...
SugarCRM has announced the GetSocial Twitter Module has been named the “Project-of-the-Month” for SugarForge.org. The GetSocial Twitter module allows companies to seamlessly integrate social marketing to Twitter from within SugarCRM. This new capability provides users with tools to imp...
It appears that $100 million that Satyam raised by selling its stock – aka American depositary shares (ADS) – on the New York Stock Exchange never made it into the company’s bank account and India’s Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) would like to know where the money is – even ...
Continuing its commitment to enable marketers to fully realize the collective power of relevant messaging via email, social and mobile channels, Lyris, Inc. today announced social media enhancements in Lyris HQ to include the monitoring, sharing and measurement of messages posted on Tw...
Juniper Networks has announced its next generation network infrastructure for the distributed enterprise, including new SRX Series Services Gateways and a new line of EX Series Ethernet Switches.
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...
Mark Shapiro launched today Internet Video Magazine 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 fe...
Even with these impressive first stats, Ulitzer users for the next 12 to 24 months will only be a fraction of the early adopters of tomorrow's "new media" tools. Ulitzer offers quality content under a managed environment. Google News keyword alerts are already contaminated with meaning...
Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE:RAX), the world’s leader in hosting, today announced that TweetPhoto has chosen Cloud Sites™ and Cloud Files™ from Mosso | The Rackspace Cloud to support their innovative new social media photo sharing site. TweetPhoto, which has announced that they are launchi...
SpectrumDNA, a social media studio that creates digital network applications and engines of engagement (or "Enginets") for web and wireless properties, will work with KCSA to implement an integrated strategic media relations program and investor relations campaign to drive awareness of...
Church’s Chicken® continues to expand their 2009 interactive marketing strategy to incorporate the brand’s emerging social media presence with the official launch of the Church’s Chicken’s Twitter. On the coattails of today’s CEO Conference Call hosted by Harsha V. Agadi, President and...
We've found that certain search terms are good indicators of flu activity. Google Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity in your state up to two weeks faster than traditional flu surveillance systems.
With Aston Kutcher and CNN breaking the one million followers mark and Oprah sending her first "tweet" live on her show many celebrities, politicians and experts are moving to the Twitter platform to get their message out.
Swine influenza virus (referred to as SIV) refers to influenza cases that are caused by Orthomyxoviruses that are endemic to pig populations. SIV strains isolated to date have been classified either as Influenzavirus C or one of the various subtypes of the genus Influenzavirus A. The 2...
As data centers deal with the management of their typical enterprise workloads in a difficult economy, this is the time to get a leg up on the competition by implementing technologies like the new Intel Xeon processor 5500 series found in the IBM System x iDataPlex Solution. iDataPlex ...
Social Computing Journal launched today on Ulitzer. The new online magazine will offer live news, articles, and blog entries. Social computing is a general term for an area of computer science that is concerned with the intersection of social behavior and computational systems.
Venture capital, supposedly the lifeblood of American innovation, has developed thrombosis. What’s left of rich people, pension funds and endowments aren’t investing in VC funds and VC funds, in turn, aren’t putting money into start-ups. The Dow Jones Venture Source says venture fundin...
Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) today announced that the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has granted Limelight's motion for judgment as a matter of law, setting aside a prior jury verdict and ruling that Limelight does not infringe U.S. Patent No....
Today I attended a very impressive talk by the Federal CIO, Mr. Vivek Kundra at a Northern Virginia Technology Council Public Policy event. His open and "matter of fact" approach to explaining the coming government IT transformation was focused and direct.
Barack Obama has tapped Virginia’s Secretary of Technology Aneesh Chopra – not Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, Jeff Bezos or Steve Ballmer – to be the first chief technology officer of the United States. Jeffrey Zients, a consultant, will be the country’s first chief performance officer. Cho...
By connecting individuals to relevant people, information and community workspaces, social computing reduces the need to send messages and attached files as email. Email storage costs $500 per GB per year, and one Fortune 100 manufacturing company calculated that a simple 2 percent red...
Sun has made a new open source OpenSSO Express release available to provide scalable federated single sign-on for organizations using Google’s Apps Premier Edition as their collaboration and messaging service.
"Twitter has certainly become an Internet phenomenon over the past few months, but March represented an especially big gain for the site as it added more than 5 million visitors versus the previous month," commented Jack Flanagan, executive vice president of comScore Media Metrix. "Wit...
Ashton Kutcher on Twitter Magazine launched today on Ulitzer. The online magazine to offer live news and comments on Kutcher's Twitter journey. Ulitzer content is grouped in 25 distinct subjects from "Aerospace and Defense" to "Travel and Hospitality." Each subject group offers an unli...
Social media and Web marketing expert Ed Schipul, CEO of Schipul – The Web Marketing Company (www.schipul.com) will present, “Uncommon Storytelling: Putting the Relations Back Into Public Relations with Social Media,” at this week’s Public Relations Society of America Gulfstream Chapte...
The healthcare industry contributes 16% of the U.S. GDP and has a special obligation to incorporate sustainable, non-toxic practices in the industry. Green Healthcare is where medical professionals can research the information and get practical advice about sustainable practices.
Cisco says it’s going to put an R&D center in South Korea and invest upwards of $2 billion in the country over the next five years including $500 million in loans and investments in local IT and communications concerns. It’s planning to raise a $40 million investment fund. Separately, ...
Gear6, the two-and-a-half-year-old start-up that kicked off accelerating NFS, is branching out into Memcached, figuring the open source widgetry is going to turn into one of those industry pulse points like web servers used to be before they got ubiquitous. Memcached is a general-purpo...
Modern Web applications are well known for delivering rich UI experience. A lesser known aspect is the use of certain techniques that enable the intelligent processing of information and add value that cannot be delivered by other means. Examples of success stories that are based on th...
Jahia’s success can be summarized by high profile clients like Michael Page International (www.michaelpageinternational.com). As one of the world’s leading recruiting agencies, the firm decided to use Open Source software and turned to Jahia for its strategic corporate website requirem...
SYS-CON Media announced today that Ulitzer, the long anticipated media website is now available in beta at www.ulitzer.com with more than 1 million original stories, contributed by more than 6,000 authors. Ulitzer.com aims to revolutionize original content delivery on any subject and i...
We would like to take this opportunity to thank our readers, authors, and the newly born Ulitzer community for making our March 29 beta launch an astonishing success! Ulitzer is on its way to becoming one of the fastest growing professional viral sites on the Internet.
AppSense Virtualization Journal launched today on Ulitzer as a unique resource. Edited by Martin Ingram, vice president of strategy for AppSense, where he's responsible for understanding where the entire desktop computing market is going and deciding where AppSense should direct its pr...


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