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Capitalizing on the rapid convergence of video and social networks, The FeedRoom, a pioneer in online video communications, and a leader in live video and rich media asset management, today announced a partnership with Clearspring Technologies, the industry's leading widget syndication...
Every day, the social web continues to increase in size and influence with consumers. Social network sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube represent an ever-expanding forum for expressing sentiment, preferences, and trends, and play a key role in shaping consumer behavior. At the s...
The year 2008 and economic downturn have changed the way companies are going about their daily business. In response to the current recession in Europe, businesses are seeking new ways to stay productive while significantly cutting costs with the help of Web 2.0 solutions. From lower-c...
Comodo's new server protection software will defend nodes in enterprise networks from malicious attacks. This new safeguard joins the other Comodo branded products protecting enterprises, including security software, encryption and vulnerability scanning. PC users who adopted Comodo's ...
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 ...
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...


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