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Mode, a startup that’s trying to be something like a GitHub for data scientists, has added new features to its collaboration platform…
Email is dead. Long live email
For years we’ve been hearing that email is circling the drain. Too much noise. Too much spam. Too distracting. Young people text. Blah blah blah. Given all that, many of us (ahem) still spend a ton of time on email — at least at work.
Global economic and societal forces are so pervasive and encompassing that that it’s hard to back up far enough to get a…
File sync-and-share platforms are remedying a defect in today’s operating systems, which have yet to implement virtual distributed file systems.
Coming soon from Amazon Web Services: ERP? CRM? E-mail ? I’m betting yes, well, because, why not? The week in cloud.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Dropbox has raised “about $250 million” at a valuation “close to $10 billion.” Given the…
Citi Bike is overwhelmingly popular and turning New York into a biking-oriented city. But the side effects aren’t pretty, and they expose the problems that collaborative consumption services will face as they grow.
Asana wants to help people around the world become more productive and efficient. New features for larger businesses and teams give Asana better credentials for enterprise adoption. How many enterprises will bite?
The latest GigaOM Research podcast examines how new social-business tools are disrupting the enterprise and changing the nature of the way we work.
Social technologies in the enterprise have evolved from being simply collaboration tools for employees to an integral part of customer service, finance, and HR infrastructure. With this potentially huge disruptive force in mind, we invite GigaOM readers to share their thoughts on which tools and technologies will most change the workplace.
Conference calls and collaboration needs an overhaul to fit better in this consumer-oriented VoIP, video and social age. Too many platforms, complicated dial-ins and keeping clients up to date, make the experience miserable. Polycom wants to change that, with new software. Yes, software.
Starting Thursday, San Francisco-based GoodEggs is piloting the launch of its online marketplace that lets farmers, ranchers, bakers and other foodmakers sell produce, meat, baked goods and other locally-sourced food products directly to people in their communities.
Jacob Morgan, author of The Collaborative Organization, talks about the evolution of corporate collaboration platforms, what collaboration resources young workers entering companies will expect, and how to get people to actually use the tools provided.
We’ve spilled a lot of virtual ink recently on the peer-to-peer marketplaces that want to update the “Craigslist for Facebook” era. But a crop of new exchange-oriented startups are reviving something else too: bartering.
A new study reveals that we’re much more likely to choose others of the same gender to collaborate with and suggests that management should get involved to ensure teams are co-ed and chosen based on skills rather than personal comfort level. Is this really necessary?
With the collaboration market already crowded, it’s hard to imagine an unoccupied niche for yet another tool, but startup Sparqlight thinks they’ve found one by scaling down business process management to provide a flexible, cloud-based option for knowledge workers.
Under-the-radar collaboration suite Wiggio has managed to rack up a million users by courting college students looking for a low-effort tool and by insisting that the product be simple enough for a fourth grader to use. Now they’re piloting a paid premium version.
For many women, the closet can become a place for outfits they no longer wear, crowding out room for items they’d like to buy. Threadflip, a new social marketplace for clothing, is launching today to help address that dilemma.
Nowadays nearly every team aims for collaboration, but far from all succeed, often for emotional reasons as well as rational ones. Now a new study is aiming to figure out what sets teams that gel apart from those that fall apart, and you can participate.
In the latest salvo in the ever-hotter cloud storage battle, YouSendIt added iPad and Android client apps to its cloud-based document sync, transfer and storage service, as well as updated iPhone and Windows desktop apps. A new Mac desktop version is in beta.
Box has debuted the Box Innovation Network, also branded as “/bin,” a platform to make it easy for third-party developers to make apps with Box’s APIs. The company also announced a $2 million fund aimed at supporting developers building the most promising apps on /bin.
Imagine if you could turn the text and illustrations on a traditional whiteboard into digital data in real-time. That’s the premise behind the eBeam Edge Whiteboard by Luidia, Inc. The technology works with any whiteboard and most Mac or PC computers.
What’s the fastest way to get collaborators to invest themselves, or their time, in a new project? Whether they’re colleagues within your organization, outsourced or remote talent, customers and clients, or subject experts you’re connecting with, the answer is the same: ownership.
Cohuman, a web-based collaboration and project management app that we’ve written about previously, has been acquired and will be shutting down on August 31. Current Cohuman users should check out the company’s blog post, which contains instructions for exporting data from the service.
Popular cloud-based notes service Simplenote has many useful third-party add-ons. One such add-on is Syncpad Webnotes, a Chrome extension that enables you to attach virtual “sticky notes” to any web page that can be synchronized across different browsers through your Simplenote account.
Your to-do list has taken on a life of its own, and after several failed attempts at taming it, you’re now looking for a way to peacefully co-exist. Fortunately, new apps and devices are being created almost daily to help us improve our productivity and collaboration.
Some gadgets help us be more productive, some are just cool, and some are both. Here are a few media gadgets that can help you organize and streamline your work, while at the same time letting you have a little fun with technology.
Mom Anne Samoilov is Laura Roeder Media’s project manger, making sure a team spread from New York to Hawaii is collaborating smoothly. So how does a woman with a background in project management and few tech credentials tame the challenges of web work?
Unified Communications (UC) is an umbrella term that covers the integration of real-time communication services such as instant messaging, presence information, telephony and video conferencing. So how can UC help your business, and what are the features you should look for?
Most of us are drowning in email. Could a solution be to impose a Twitter-like character limit on emails? Baltimore, MD-based 410Labs thinks so; its Shortmail service enforces concise emails by limiting messages to 500 characters or less and disallows attachements
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.
Looking for a way to brainstorm ideas with your remote team? Conceptboard is a slick new web app that offers an online whiteboard for real-time collaboration. What makes Conceptboard stand out is in its array of features, and that it’s optimized to work on the iPad.
On Tuesday, Microsoft officially launched Office 365, the Redmond software giant’s suite of online collaboration and office tools. It competes with Google Apps for Business, but how do the two compare? Here’s a look at some screenshots of key applications in the two suites.
Cloud file sync and backup company Soonr has now launched Soonr Teaming to add team-based collaborative features to its service. Users can form project teams to work together virtually and access and edit files from anywhere, on Mac, PC or a number of mobile devices.
Many of us are drowning in email, and Chris Anderson, curator of the TED conferences, thinks it’s time to address that by creating an “email charter” to reduce the amount of unnecessary email sent and to make the email we do send easier to process.
There’s a tension at the heart of web working. Technology allows us to do our jobs anywhere, and there’s plenty of appetite for the flexibility of location-independence. But while workers want autonomy, they also want social connection. How will this tension be resolved in the future?
Crowdsourcing startup 99designs recently received $35 million in venture capital and is currently advertising six positions in its Melbourne and San Francisco offices. The business has a strong culture and a flat structure. How does the company plan to manage expansion without compromising collaboration or culture?
We’re in the business of exploring and advocating the mobile future of work, but no matter how strongly we push the latest in remote collaboration tools and techniques, we still acknowledge that many people feel some things are better done in person.
Everyone knows what an intranet is: a website that’s internal to an organization and helps workers be more productive. But though well understood, the term “intranet” isn’t exactly sexy. Is it time to replace it with “digital workplace,” as some are arguing?
Flowr, the enterprise-oriented social communication web application that I wrote about, and Simon demonstrated, a few months ago, has simplified its interface and added some new features, including a beta of an HTML5-based mobile version. Flowr has also changed its pricing structure.
For several years at least, experts have predicted that so-called “YouTube for the Enterprise” will be the next big thing in corporate communications. There are plenty of offerings in the space, but what do actual workers think of the idea?
Hosted business collaboration suite PBworks has received a major update, aimed at improving the scalability and security of the app while also delivering a more intuitive interface. The new version takes advantage of newer web technologies like HTML5 to deliver a faster, more streamlined collaborative experience.
Moxie Software’s Employee Spaces is a hosted application, developed in cooperation with design consultancy IDEO, that provides integrated social and collaboration tools for the enterprise. The company has announced several major enhancements to the product, including new search, mobile and video features.
As much as I like apps like Evernote, I still take a lot of hand-written notes, which is why I was interested in the new interactive “pencasts” available for the Livescribe Echo Smartpen, a digital pen that can record notes on paper and audio.
Chatbox is an OSX app that adds simple collaboration features to popular cloud file sharing and storage service Dropbox. It allows you to post status updates and comment on the files stored within your Dropbox account, and even chat in real-time with other Chatbox users.
SpiderScribe is an online tool that helps with brainstorming through the creation of mind maps. There are already quite a few similar web-based tools out there, but SpiderScribe is very easy to use and has a few neat features that make it useful for collaborative brainstorming.
Mindjet Catalyst brings mind mapping features and functionality to the cloud. Using Catalyst, dispersed teams can co-edit mind maps in real-time, which not only lets team members share information, but can also boost understanding and stimulate more creative and critical thinking.
Although popular cloud file sync service Dropbox does encrypt files that are uploaded using it, if you want to be completely sure that your files are secure, you should encrypt them yourself. SecretSync is a transparent client-side encryption tool that works on the fly.
Gone are the days when creative work was always done by teams operating from the same location. Yet there’s a a great deal of creative collaboration that still relies on our being able to “workshop” concepts together. What does remote work mean for creative collaboration?
Adobe’s file transfer tool SendNow, which helps users send large files without FTP, is getting a few updates, including compatibility with audio and video files, a desktop client and, perhaps most usefully, the ability for users to customize the SendNow site with their own branding,
Managing human resources can be very labor intensive. For example, when you post a job listing online, you’re practically begging to wind up with a large stack of files to wade through. TribeHR attempts to automate and streamline as many human resources tasks as it can.
How can you prepare your business for a forced closure? In recent weeks in my home state of Louisiana there’s been a threat of severe flooding. When you’re anticipating a natural disaster, you can’t help but get a little nervous.
The reality is that truly productive teams tend to be close-knit. There’s a strong sense of rapport between the team members. Let’s face it, in a productive team, it’s the teamwork — willingness to problem-solve together — that often ensures the productivity. And teamwork depends on rapport.
One of the problems with most cloud collaboration apps is that you need to have an Internet connection in order to do your work. LucidChart, a web-based visual communication and diagramming app that offers real-time collaboration, has announced that it is now providing offline capabilities.
Looking for a way to access your Gmail inbox from your Mac’s menu bar? Zentertain’s Mailbox is a lightweight app that does just that, adding an envelope icon to your menu bar that, when clicked, pops open a window containing your Gmail inbox.
Every day, it seems, there are dozens of new applications available to help with different aspects of web working. It got me thinking. What is it we really need as web workers these days, and is anyone working to find solutions to those problems?
I’m a big fan of the superfast note-taking combo of Notational Velocity on my Macbook plus Simplenote on my iPhone.. So I was very happy to discover ResophNotes, a Notational Velocity-like note-taking app for Windows, complete with keyboard shortcuts, incremental search and Simplenote sync.
During an annual performance review, it is important to be able to document your accomplishments. Here are a few ways to ensure you can demonstrate your value to the company, whether you’re a freelancer being evaluated or an employee preparing for an annual review.
As with most collaboration apps, Central Desktop is general-purpose tool, trying to pack in all the features that every organization needs. But what if it could be focused on a specific industry? SocialBridge is, essentially, Central Desktop built only for use by creative agencies.
Looking for an online tool to create diagrams, mind maps and flow charts? Diagramly is an online diagramming app, and while it’s not quite a powerful as desktop apps like Visio, it’s perfectly capable of producing fairly complex diagrams and charts.
The growing lifestyle business movement presents a staff retention issue for businesses. However, by taking some of the elements that make lifestyle businesses so attractive, such as freedom and flexibility, and offering them to their employees, employers can mitigate that risk.
Working with freelancers has become a necessity for many businesses. But bringing someone into your team who doesn’t have a good idea of how your organization operates can present difficulties. You can make things easier by asking the right questions before you start your working relationship:
Social media needn’t be an end in itself. It’s one thing to “engage” and “lead thinking”in your social network. But social media really starts having a direct benefit when you can tap into the information it’s providing you and feed it back into your team.
URLHistory’s one of those simple but amazingly useful little Windows apps that does one thing really well: it monitors your clipboard looking for copied URLs, and stores them for use later. If you frequently end up pasting URLs into a text file, URLHistory’s for you.
Jive Software has announced it has acquired Proximal Labs, a supplier of machine learning and data mining software. The move shows Jive’s intent to expand its efforts at mining the enterprise social graph to analyze user behavior in order to assist companies in becoming more effective.
While it has been widely reported that teens no longer use email, it seems that attitudes to email are changing in workplace, too. According to a new GigaOM Pro report, workers don’t consider that email will continue to be such a critical tool in the future.
There’s an array of technology that can help keep a remote team connected. But once you’ve got all the tech channels in place to share information seamlessly, you still may be missing one key ingredient for the smooth flow of ideas: the lubricating effects of gossip.
There are many commercial desktop OCR applications available, but if you only need OCR functionality occasionally, there are many online solutions that can be much more cost effective. Here are three free online OCR services that all deliver reasonable results, given high quality input images:
I need the extra security of RAID while on the road, so I checked out OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual mini, a portable RAID storage solution that’s compatible with Mac or PC systems, with eSATA, Firewire 400 and 800, and USB 1.1 and 2.0 connections
Yahoo’s release of Twitter usage presents some interesting pointers for organizations, implying that greater benefits are available to companies using Twitter to actively engage with their own team members: companies that stop seeing Twitter as an outward-focused medium, and customers as a separate audience from staff.
A well-run meeting generally takes a fair amount of work, particularly if it’s to be conducted at distance. yaM (yet another meeting) is a collaborative online tools that aims to streamline the process and make meetings more efficient by replacing emailed agendas and notes.
If you’re working with a distributed team, you should be regularly gauging and improving your effectiveness. Here are a few questions to help you quickly zone in on problem areas with your virtual workforce, as well as some suggested solutions to help you correct them.
Glass, an app that allows users to share notes about any website, has announced it’s now out of private beta. Since I wrote about initial launch of the tool, there has been a major redesign, and the invite wall has been dropped.
BoxCryptor, an on-the-fly encryption tool for Windows that works well with cloud sync services like Dropbox has moved into a beta release and received a few updates in the process. The big news is that the product now uses 256-bit AES for encryption, rather than RC4.
I spoke with Gist founder T.A. McCann about what he calls the “New Workstyle.” It reflects the culture he has tried to create at Gist; a culture that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit, and recognizes the need “not to do things as they’ve been done before.”
It’s interesting to talk with brick-and-mortar business owners who haven’t yet considered the possibilities of working remotely. The conversation quickly moves to ways to streamline work, increase the talent pool available to the company, and unique and exciting ways to promote the business online.
Broadly speaking, people like people. Perhaps that’s why the culture of collaboration has taken such a strong hold in many organizations. Of course, social media and interactions aren’t just catchy marketing concepts; they’re also good news for businesses that want to enthuse and inspire staff.
Zcope may have a slightly silly name, but it’s a collaboration and project management tool with plenty of potential and some useful features. In addition to the usual task management and document sharing features, it also includes the ability to track budgets and costs.
There is a way to get a an easy to use collaboration platform in place quickly using simple blogging tools. The approach outlined here lets you get to work with your team, without waiting on corporate IT to set up something on the internal network.
Online document service Crocodoc, which Thursday wrote about last year, is rolling out some new features that should make it easier to collaborate on and mark up highly-formatted documents, including PDFs, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents, and PNG and JPEG images.
In the race for greater productivity, team leaders eagerly latch onto the latest tool or productivity philosophy. It’s only natural: we’re keen to try new ways of getting things done. But in doing so, have we inadvertently become slaves to the machine?
The right collaborative writing tool can make document creation easier, but there are certain characteristics that make a world of difference in a collaborative writing environment — especially if you’re working in a larger organization. Here’s a list of the features that you should be looking for.
Glasscubes, a virtual collaborative workspace provider, seems to be flying under the radar, but not for a lack of innovation. The company recently announced some new features and a shift in overall direction. I spoke with its founder to get some insight into what’s happening.
Working in teams with members spread out across various time zones around the world can be a challenge. Even when your team is located in the same building, sharing and collaborating on documents and content can be tricky if you aren’t using the right tools.
When you add a new tool to the set you expect your team to work with every day, it takes more than just a little bit of training to get the ball rolling. You have to sit down and talk about the tool.
MemberHub provides a place for group members to connect and communicate, as well as tools for managing those members. Its core features are focused on sharing information and working collaboratively within groups, whether working online or via email. Its new version improves tools for managing larger groups.
You can see it coming: a time when you’re going to have to change the collaboration tools your team uses for something bigger and more robust. When can you minimize the time you spend transitioning, so your team gets the most work done during the process?
While it would be wrong to suggest that there are fashions in collaboration tools — you don’t have to have the latest tool to walk down the runway — there are certainly trends that are going to impact the tools we use in the coming year.
Enabling a mobile rank-and-file team can bring additional productivity, but true collaboration in a distributed enterprise starts at the top and filters through back office services too. Accenture implemented a multi-wave approach that included not simple reductions in cost, but enabling staff to be collaborative.
While communication tools like Skype have succeeded in mobilizing an entire generation of workers, collaboration tools are now driving change within businesses. The enterprise is no longer dictated to by legacy technology, but shaped by collaboration tools that let groups form naturally and enable participation.
One of the benefits of using open source tools is that you can customize them to be used in ways that help your organization. But the what to do after you’ve put the work in and have a customized version of your software available?
One of the sessions I’m most looking forward to at Net:Work, Designing the Organization for Real-Time Collaboration, relates to how companies using collaboration tools are adapting to those tools. How are you using collaboration tools, and how have they shaped your work and your organization?
As we face up to the holiday season, many of my colleagues are beginning to feel the pressure of deadlines. Time is running short, and suddenly they need my contributions to their projects immediately. These are the tactics I use to manage this need-it-yesterday mentality.
The work I do is generally solitary, but in the last couple of months, I’ve had to work with teams more than usual, and it’s been Dropbox to the rescue every time. Here are some examples of how Dropbox has come in handy for me lately:
I sometimes find myself taking over other people’s projects, like rewriting existing website content or finishing website designs. But taking on another person’s project can be challenging, especially if they are no longer around. So how can you make the transition as smooth as possible?
MindTouch, a provider of intranet tools, has teamed up with Dachis Group to release a new product, the bit-of-a-mouthful MindTouch Social Intranet, with Workforce by Dachis Group. It’s an app that builds on MindTouch’s existing intranet software with a suite of custom-built collaboration applications.
One way to help to keep everyone up-to-date with the project is to use an internal blog to share information with your team members. It can mean a little extra work, but being being able to keep everyone on the same page can be invaluable.
n most large organizations, email is the communication tool of choice. It provides a virtual “paper trail,” doesn’t require the recipient to pick up the phone and is accessible in most places. For some organizations, though, that reliance on email can be problematic.
One of the problems with collaboration is that when it’s done without much planning, it leads to what’s called “social loafing,” where members of a group working together exert less effort than they would if they worked alone. Here are some tips to help prevent it:
As long as an Internet connection is available, people can work from virtually anywhere: coffee shops, their homes, remote offices. But while having your staff working everywhere is great, how can you make sure that everyone feels like part of one organization and one team?
Many project management applications have reporting tools built in. The problem is that those reports don’t always match up with the sort of information that you need to be able to provide to the different levels of an organization, which can make your processes inefficient.
One of the hidden benefits of social networking is the type of collaboration it allows. Where some mediums formalize the collaborative process, social networking allows it to remain organic. Saba Live is a collaboration tool that was designed with that social networking approach in mind; i
Collaborating isn’t just a matter of sending Word files back and forth: most organizations routinely need to use diagrams and flowcharts to get a good idea of what needs to be done. LucidChart is a graphically-rich web application that makes collaborating on diagrams easy.
MangoSpring has been working on the problem of enterprise-level collaboration since 2007 with its flagship tool, MangoTalk. With the 2.0 release of its collaboration suite MangoApps, MangoSpring has stepped up to a new level of integration, which makes the suite a robust choice for an businesses
There are plenty of apps that make collaboration easier — at least once you’ve figured out what your actual project is going to be. But if you’re still in the kicking-around-ideas stage of planning your organization you could probably do with a specialized tool.
Most of our readers probably use some “consumer” collaborative tools in their daily work: Skype, Google Chat, Delicious, Twitter, Dropbox, etc. But their use introduces risks, such as security concerns and the way the tools can change (or disappear) overnight. So should businesses be using them?
KoHive is a web app that provides shared collaborative workspaces for teams. In use, the app looks very much like a computer desktop — down the left-hand side of the screen is a series of icons that provides access to different “apps.”
There is an incredible difference between handling your work when you’re the only person who you need to keep on track and when you’ve got to work with an entire team. Chris Brogan has made the transition between those two situations and then some.
The nature of collaboration is changing thanks to social media, a rising number of teleworkers and –most importantly– broadband. Instead of one-on-one collaboration over distances and in offices folks can now collaborate with multiple people easily. I ran across two examples of this shift this week.
A collaboration tool that doesn’t allow you to work on all of these projects separately isn’t going to be able to keep up with your company. Glasscubes has solved the division problem by producing a collaboration tool that’s built around workspaces.
The collaboration market has grown rapidly over the past few years, with many companies trying to grab a slice of an ever-expanding pie. The result of this healthy competition is that can make the task of picking the right tool(s) a tricky prospect.
The collaboration market has grown rapidly over the past few years, with many companies trying to grab a slice of an ever-expanding pie. The result of this healthy competition is that there’s now more choice than ever before:
By installing a few carefully-chosen extensions, you can turn your browser from a simple tool for surfing the web into a collaboration workhorse; making the tasks of communicating with your team, sending them useful links and sharing files with your colleagues just a mouse click away.
As part of its effort to branch beyond equipment, Alcatel-Lucent is taking a page from Cisco’s playbook and eying the collaboration market. The telecommunications gear maker today introduced an app for customers of its Office Communication Solution that can link iPhones with an office phone system.
Entrepreneur and VC Mark Suster believes that in-person teams are much more effective than those that collaborate remotely. Suster says that it’s hard for distributed teams to communicate effectively with fewer non-verbal cues and no in-office chatter? But can better technology bridge that gap?
The Nazis fled Germany at the end of World War II, thanks to a secret space travel program, and settled on the moon. 70 years later, they’re ready to come back. That’s the premise of the collaboratively produced movie Iron Sky. Click through for first footage.
Threaded conversations have become a popular way of managing information online: threaded comments and email make it easier to keep track of conversations. Threadbox takes that threaded structure and applies it to the process of managing projects and teams.
Collaborating on PDFs or PowerPoint presentations can make a person crazy, especially if you’re coordinating the efforts of multiple editors. Even if everyone involved has the necessary software, trying to manage everyone’s different comments can be a recipe for disaster.
Over the weekend, Adobe (s adbe) launched a revamped version of Acrobat.com, its web office and collaboration suite. This is the first…
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Conducting a thorough editorial, technical and content review of business and technical documents is challenging for many organizations, but a geographically dispersed…
Recently, Simon reported on a couple of interesting studies looking at the use of collaboration technologies in the workplace, Forrester’s “The State…
FMYI (the name derives from “For My Innovation”) is yet another product in the very crowded “collaboration” web app market — it…
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Xcerion’s iCloud, a free “web OS” that we’ve covered previously, launches into public beta today with some interesting collaboration features, although limited…
Hot on the heels of our coverage of ProofHQ and redmark comes another collaborative review app, Argentina’s CreationFlow. CreationFlow differentiates itself from…
Free file-sharing service drop.io (previously raved about here on WebWorkerDaily) added a really useful new service this week: real-time collaboration (or “streaming”…
As these things go, Box.net is an old-timer among cloud file storage options, having been around for four years now. Without a…
It seems like online file storage/backup options are a dime a dozen and Memopal is one we haven’t covered much. I haven’t…
Colaab is a brand-spanking-new web app in the design and content review space. The app is not about project or task management.…
Sometimes, the way to maximize the value of teamwork is to have as little team, and as much work as possible. This…
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I’m still looking for work uses for collaborative scribbling aka drawing whiteboards. I reviewed Bookgoo, but truth be told, haven’t found a…
Cisco said this morning it would buy instant messaging service Jabber for an undisclosed amount. The deal is another move by the…
Cisco is betting that video, collaboration and virtualization will help it to grow between 12 and 17 percent over the next few years and overcome the maturing sales of its core products, switches and routers. But it won’t be easy as the company squares off against bigger and fiercer rivals.
There are already numerous players vying to dominate your digital entertainment future, and three of them are big names that you already…
Speculation that Google is working with French ISPs to build out a Gallic WiMax network has folks at Fierce Wireless wondering if…
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What if any page on the Internet – any web application, shared document, blog – had a back side you could use…
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NBC Universal is saying it won’t renew an agreement to sell its television shows on Apple’s iTunes, according to the New York…
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Sharing the battery tests on the Q1P earlier today led to quite the revelation: Samantha appears to have an LED backlight. Weren’t…
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Engadget is talking about Microsoft developing something called OPM which is some sort of a video squeeze play. (Not sure what it…
AOL, like Microsoft has finally woken up to the true potential of their IM clients, and is now going to rearchitect AIM…
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