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GoFileDrop is an app that adds a public mailbox to your Google Docs account, enabling anyone with the appropriate link to upload files to your account. It was previously only available to Google Apps customers, but it can now be installed by regular Gmail users. Read more »

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There’s a shift happening in the workplace. A significant and growing proportion of the workforce is now made up of “Millennials” But how can businesses support Millenials at work; how do they expect to communicate, collaborate and get things done? Read more »

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Simple drag-and-drop file sharing service Minus, which I wrote about a couple of months ago, has acquired the Minus.com domain name. Minus.com will be used as the service’s primary domain going forward, rather than min.us, which was used previously and was thought to be confusing. Read more »

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LifeSize, a supplier of video conferencing products that was acquired by Logitech in 2009, is aiming to address the usual drawbacks of traditional enterprise HD video conferencing systems — cost, complexity and incompatibility — with some new products that it announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Microsoft has rolled out a co-authoring update to Word Web App, part of the Office Web Apps suite. This means multiple users can now edit a document simultaneously via Windows Live SkyDrive in Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 and Word Web App. Read more »

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Today I stumbled across a nifty Windows app: Dropbox Screen Grabber. It allows you to take screenshots using a predefined hotkey combination and then instantly uploads them to your Dropbox public folder; the URL of the uploaded file is placed on your clipboard. Read more »

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Boxify.me is a service that offers a twist on the usual simple online file sharing service: The app provides an online “box” at a specific URL that groups can use to share files. Anyone with the URL can then upload or download files from the box. Read more »

Better tools for big data.

Following the success of Facebook and Twitter in the consumer space, over the past couple of years we’ve seen a wave of enterprise social networking tools hoping to capture similar successes in the enterprise market. But how are these tools shaping the businesses that use them? Read more »

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One of the major drawbacks with traditional room-based telepresence installs is that systems from different vendors are typically incompatible with each other. Video conferencing and online meeting provider FuzeBox, makers of the Fuze Meeting service, announced Fuze Telepresence Connect, which hopes to overcome these interoperability problems. Read more »

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Team task management app Cohuman, which won the “People’s Choice” award in the Launch Pad competition at last year’s Net:Work event, now has a companion iPhone app that helps users to keep updated on project status, communication and tasks even when they’re out of the office. Read more »

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Want a high definition video conferencing system for your meeting room, but don’t have the budget for a costly room-based telepresence system? You might like to check out the MondoPad, a huge 55-inch, 1080p multi-touch LCD display that’s effectively a giant tablet computer designed for collaboration. Read more »

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