News & Commentary
Content tagged with Social posted in September 2009
Zimbra Adds Social Networking Features
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
Yahoo's Zimbra unit continues to enhance its open source alternative to Microsoft Exchange and IBM LotusNotes.
E-Health Records Could Flag Domestic Abuse
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
Predictive computer models that tap into electronic health records highlight subtle patterns of domestic violence that are easy to miss.
Federal Contracting Databases Prone To Errors
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
The GSA will award a contract in October to re-architect databases rife with inaccuracies, duplications, and poor system capabilities.
Talend Acquires Master Data Management Firm
News  |  9/28/2009  | 
The data integration supplier will convert Amalto's assets into open source code for master data management.
Nokia Buys Travel Social Network Dopplr
News  |  9/28/2009  | 
The phone maker is trying to boost its mobile Internet services to better compete against the iPhone, BlackBerry, and others.
Social Network GovLoop Sold To GovDelivery
News  |  9/28/2009  | 
The popular government social network's founder expects that the acquisition will give GovLoop more backing and a chance to grow its impact.
Twitter Braces For New Round Of Financing
News  |  9/25/2009  | 
Launched initially as a consumer service, Twitter is increasingly being used by businesses.
Facebook Membership Equals U.S. Population
News  |  9/16/2009  | 
Dominant social networking site's user base reaches 300 million mark.
Government Steps Into The Cloud
News  |  9/15/2009  | 
In its first iteration, Apps.gov consists strictly of software-as-a-service applications or other Internet services.
IW500: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Sees More Cloud Computing
News  |  9/14/2009  | 
In his keynote at the InformationWeek 500 Conference, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra points to new transparency and performance management initiatives.
Twitter Confirms User Ownership Of Tweets
News  |  9/11/2009  | 
Users of Twitter can rest assured that they own their tweets, even if not every tweet can be owned.
Facebook Lite Goes Live
News  |  9/11/2009  | 
Social networking hub introduces a more nimble version of itself.
Health Insurer Deploys Social Media
News  |  9/9/2009  | 
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin is using Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to interact with its members.
Facebook, Pandora Apps Hit Android
News  |  9/9/2009  | 
The popular free programs may help the Google-backed Android gain better traction with the mass market.
Salesforce.com, RightNow Embrace Social Networking
News  |  9/9/2009  | 
Cloud computing-based customer relationship management software is particularly suitable for integrating with social networking sites.
Facebook Claims 65 Million Mobile Users
News  |  9/4/2009  | 
Most of the social networking site's growth comes from markets where mobile phones may be the primary computing devices.
Nokia Intros N97 Mini, X6 Smartphones
News  |  9/2/2009  | 
The N97 mini and X6 smartphones have Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, and GPS, and both will come packed with Nokia's music, mapping, and social-networking software.
Nokia Gets Friendlier With Facebook
News  |  9/2/2009  | 
The world's largest cell phone maker is teaming with Facebook to bring deeper social networking integration to its N97 phones.
NFL Bans Tweeting During Games
News  |  9/1/2009  | 
Football players, coaches, and other personnel face a social-networking blackout starting 90 minutes before a game, through the media interviews afterwards.


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