Good Technology Buys Intercasting
The acquisition will enable Good to offer a smartphone-like experience, with access to social networks, IM, and e-mail, for feature phones.
YouTube Launches U.S. Government Portal
The channel aggregates videos from the White House, CDC, NASA, and other federal agencies using a player that complies with government privacy regulations.
Google Service Outage Stirs Tweet Storm
Gmail, Google Search, Google Maps, Google Analytics, YouTube, AdSense, and Blogger experienced outages Thursday morning, according to discontented Twitter users.
Nokia Stops Investing In Ovi Share
The company will stop updating its social networking service to concentrate on its app store and collaborations with established players like Facebook.
Facebook Finds A Friend In Windows Mobile
Windows Mobile's social networking app is the first to let users to upload videos to Facebook directly and tightly integrates with a phone's contacts and calendar data.
OpenText Acquisition Puzzles Analysts
Analysts didn't have many good things to say about the recent announcement that ECM vendor OpenText will acquire Vignette, a maker of Web content management software, for $310 million.
Oracle's Grand Collaboration Ambitions
Oracle hopes its Beehive collaboration platform will lead to sales of other Oracle products. And if it happens to shove Microsoft Exchange out the door, that's a bonus.