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Content tagged with Productivity/Collaboration Apps
posted in August 2011
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Mozilla Previews Firefox For Tablets
Commentary  |  8/31/2011
Mozilla steps up to challenges over its relevance with more than simply a large-screen adaptation of its smartphone app. But it should be doing more.
Pardot Ties Social Media To Marketing Automation Tools
News  |  8/31/2011
Unveiled at's Dreamforce event, SMB lead-generation software now identifies prospect profiles, provides social media publishing.
NASA Tech Development Behind Schedule, Report Says
News  |  8/31/2011
Future success of space missions depends on new technology that NASA should already be developing, says National Research Council report.
Google Gmail, Calendar, Docs Work Offline--With Limits
News  |  8/31/2011
Google restores long-promised functionality, via HTML5 and some Chrome technology.
Google Sites Adds Page-Level Permissions: First Look
News  |  8/31/2011
Much-needed security feature gives Google Apps business customers more control. Here's advice on how to use it.
Social Data Sharing Standard Nears Finish Line
News  |  8/31/2011
Facebook, Google have already backed the OAuth 2.0 authentication scheme. What's holding up this "valet key" for social data? Taps HTML5 For Tablets, Opens Up Chatter
News  |  8/31/2011
Early 2012 releases will bring a tablet-optimized mobile app, customer-facing collaboration options, and SharePoint integration for Chatter.
Apple iTunes Match Enters Beta
News  |  8/30/2011
Developers can start playing with the iTunes Match component of Apple's forthcoming iCloud file storage service.
Americans Using Web More For Federal Customer Service
News  |  8/30/2011
But only 31% say they're "very satisfied" with federal customer service so far in 2011, survey shows.
Google, OpenDNS Team To Speed Web Traffic
News  |  8/30/2011
Collaborative project with content delivery networks aims to change the way content gets served to users.
Nokia Hinging WP7 Success On Design Chops
Commentary  |  8/30/2011
Want to know what Nokia's first Windows Phone 7 will look like? Take a peek at the MeeGo-based N9 for a pretty good idea.
How Oracle Helps Polk Decode Car Buying Secrets
News  |  8/30/2011
The kingpin of auto-market data and analysis is using Oracle Exadata and BI tools to give new ammo to its customers, from Acura to VW. Here's a look inside the project.
Windows Phone 7 Apps Hit 30,000 Mark
News  |  8/30/2011
Microsoft slowly but steadily builds a trove of mobile applications to help it compete in the smartphone arena. But it has a long way to go.
Microsoft Offers Cash For CRM Customers
News  |  8/30/2011
Redmond will pay $150 per user to customers who ditch rival platforms from Salesforce, Oracle, or SAP.
Social Media Stock Picks Come To Bloomberg
News  |  8/29/2011
WiseWindow begins distributing sentiment data for consumer stocks such as airlines as a Bloomberg data feed. Here's how one quant applied the data.
Cisco Buys Versly, MS Office Collaboration Toolmaker
News  |  8/29/2011
Picks up startup that adds a social collaboration sidebar to Microsoft Office documents--to counter Jive's acquisition of OffiSync.
5 Enterprise Social Trends For Next 5 Years
News  |  8/29/2011
Take a look at the flattening enterprise, expanding definition of marketing, and other social networking trends already emerging.
IBM Connections Social Platform Adds Mobile Options
News  |  8/29/2011
Native mobile clients for iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry deliver access to all major features of IBM enterprise social tools.
Will BI Deployment Pain Be MicroStrategy's Cloud Gain?
Commentary  |  8/29/2011
Business intelligence software-as-a-service option lets you focus on developing dashboards and reports rather than installing hardware and configuring servers.
How To Turn Any Printable Doc Into A PDF
News  |  8/28/2011
Here's how to create PDFs of Web receipts.
Avoid Overseas Charges With iPhone's Airplane Mode
News  |  8/28/2011
iPhone Airplane mode saves you serious bills
Google Maps Voice Search for Chrome: First Look
News  |  8/28/2011
Google Voice Search, once mobile only, now works with any system that runs Chrome. .
Eucalyptus Brings High Availability To Private Cloud
News  |  8/26/2011
Amazon-compatible private cloud software seeks to guarantee continuous operations.
Steve Jobs: Jerry Pournelle Reflects
Commentary  |  8/26/2011
Pournelle says Steve Jobs is all about elegance -- and now the technology has caught up.
IBM Connects Tivoli To Hybrid Cloud
News  |  8/26/2011
How can legacy systems tap into hybrid cloud services? New plug-ins extend the reach of IBM's Tivoli systems management software.
Google+ Adds Ignore Button To Stop Pests
News  |  8/26/2011
When social networking is not working, Google+ users can turn to a new tool to silence unsolicited sharing.
10 Smartphone Apps For Weathering A Hurricane
News  |  8/26/2011
As Hurricane Irene makes her way up the East Coast, these essential mobile apps for iOS and Android can give you peace of mind--and critical information.
Medical Community Pays Tribute To Steve Jobs
News  |  8/26/2011
Healthcare leaders say Apple's iPhone and iPad have revolutionized the practice of medicine and the relationship between doctors and patients.
Syncplicity Extends Cloud File Manager To, iPhone
News  |  8/26/2011
United Capital investment firm tests Salesforce integration with virtual private cloud for file management service.
Google To Close Slide
News  |  8/26/2011
Slide social software founder Max Levchin, who also co-founded PayPal, is leaving Google to pursue other opportunities.
Why RIM's BBM Music Service Is Ridiculous
Commentary  |  8/26/2011
Research In Motion's new Blackberry Messenger-based music sharing service will flop. Here's why.
Windows Phone 7 Mango Apps Coming Soon
News  |  8/26/2011
Microsoft opens its App Hub to applications that can take advantage of multitasking, rights management, 4G wireless support, and other features built into Mango update.
Forrester Names 4 Leading Enterprise Social Platforms
News  |  8/26/2011
Check out the early leaders in the race for best internal social communication tools.
Android Licensing Terms Welcome Crapware
Commentary  |  8/26/2011
License for distributing Android gives enormous freedom to those making the phone. An unwanted software explosion has resulted.
How To Use Safety Scanner For Extra Security
News  |  8/26/2011
Here's how to augment your system's anti-virus software--for free.
How To Optimize Remote Desktop In Windows 7
News  |  8/25/2011
Here's how to optimize Remote Desktop settings in Windows 7 to speed up your connections.
Freeware Friday: Growl for Apple Mac OS X and Up
News  |  8/25/2011
Spera's Freeware Friday pick? Growl Photo Courtesy: Brian Burgess.
Jobs's Legacy: 8 Reasons Apple Will Dominate The Decade
Commentary  |  8/25/2011
Apple has new leadership, but the company can be expected to continue on the path defined by its departing CEO.
How To Disable IPv6 In OS X
News  |  8/25/2011
Here's how to shut off default use of the new Internet Protocol Version 6 in OS X if you're not ready to tackle its security issues.
Microsoft Shuffles Healthcare Leadership
News  |  8/25/2011
Michael Robinson named head of U.S. healthcare operations, while physician Dennis Schmuland becomes company's first chief health strategy officer.
Navy CIO Plans 25% Cut In IT Spending
News  |  8/25/2011
Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen plans to trim IT budgets via cloud computing, data center and app consolidation, thin clients, enterprise licensing, and rigorous spending controls.
10 Key Steve Jobs Moments and Innovations
Slideshows  |  8/25/2011
Under the leadership of Steve Jobs, Apple became a technology leader and cultural force. Take a look back at some favorite Jobs moments and ideas.
Apple's Past And Future: Analysis Around The Web
Commentary  |  8/25/2011
As Steve Jobs resigns, we all wonder what the next chapter will be for the technology company like no other. Here's a look at historic moments and pending questions.
IT Pro Ranking: IT, Not Just Users, Abandon RIM
News  |  8/25/2011
Our latest survey of 651 IT pros shows preference for Apple and Google platforms.
Oracle Has Fusion But PeopleSoft Lives On
Commentary  |  8/24/2011
Despite plans for Fusion app 'coexistence,' Oracle will keep offering PeopleSoft releases after this week's update and a major release next year.
Steve Jobs Resigns As CEO Of Apple
News  |  8/24/2011
Tim Cook, who led Apple during Jobs's medical leave, has been selected to take over as CEO.
Google+ Gets +1 Button Connection
News  |  8/24/2011
Rewired +1 button on third-party websites lets users share site content with Google+ Circles.
Feds Seek Facebook App, Tools For Disaster Prep
News  |  8/24/2011
As Hurricane Irene looms, federal agencies seek new applications and technology to help people better prepare for emergencies.
Ford Shares Google+ Early Feedback
News  |  8/24/2011
Ford Social Media Director Scott Monty shares early customer reactions, and some business wishes, related to Ford's unique brand page on Google+.
Google Pays $500 Million Over Illegal Drug Ads
News  |  8/24/2011
Google says it should not have run online ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipped drugs to U.S. consumers.
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