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Building a Customer Listening System Using Web 2.0

Given the many tools that comprise Web 2.0, many business to customer companies are experimenting with each, aiming to synchronize content through a content management system. Based on projects underway at several large consumer goods product manufacturers, this is working out very well, and is in f...

YouTubers Get Permission to Rummage Through EMI Music Library

Online search giant Google and EMI Music agreed to let users of Google's YouTube video-sharing site access music and clips produced by EMI artists. The London-based publisher contracts popular recording artists including Coldplay, Norah Jones and David Bowie. EMI will now work with Google to develop...

Are Data Leaks Bleeding Your Company Dry?

The data drip is here. Computer security experts are worried that corporate data leaking from networks onto small mobile storage devices will worsen into a flood of stolen customer and company information. Over half of all information leaks travel to personal data storage devices such as USB drives,...

Web 2.0, Part 2: Serious Business Tool or Silly Waste of Time?

How do you suppose a professor of computer science and engineering might use Web 2.0 tools? Assisting students to manage an intramural sports league online is probably not the first thing that would come to mind. That, though, is exactly what Yannis Papakonstantinou, a professor at the University o...

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Make Time for Web Marketing 2.0

How significant is a Web site to your organization? My impression is that for businesses who have devoted the resources to develop and maintain an effective online presence, its Web site's impact is unprecedented, and for the folks who haven't gone down that path, it's value and profitability are ma...

Are SMBs Missing the Open Source Boat?

Jennifer Goodwin is on a mission -- and a budget that doesn't go beyond five digits. Goodwin is gearing up to expand her company, InternetGirlFriday.com, which provides virtual business administrative support. "I have been turning away business for a couple of years now, in some part due to the lack...

Salesforce.com Pushes Into Content Management With Acquisition

Salesforce.com has announced its first move in what is likely to be a larger push into the content management space: the acquisition last month of Koral Technologies. Salesforce.com is leveraging the small company's technology and content management platform as the building block for Apex Content, i...

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Will Salesforce.com’s Apex Strategy Succeed?

Salesforce.com on Tuesday announced its latest acquisition to the world. CEO Marc Benioff said that document management is a core element of the company's platform strategy. That strategy has been rolling out in bits and pieces since the company announced its Apex platform last year. However, it ...

The Nuts and Bolts of Virtualization

Although virtualization seems to be the newest catch phrase, the concept has actually been around since the '60s when IBM created a research system that was designed to explore new computing concepts focused on resource time sharing and hard drive partitioning. Today, businesses are increasingly tur...

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Upgrading to a More Robust E-Commerce Platform

It's a time for excitement -- you're ready for the next generation of e-commerce. Online selling is driving an increasingly significant share of your business' revenue, and the time has come for you to take it to the next level. Evaluate what it takes to be a serious online merchant. The trouble is ...

Open-Xchange Community Project Now Open

Open-Xchange on Monday unveiled the opening of its Open-Xchange Community project and the availability of source code and development documentation for its latest AJAX-based e-mail and groupware technology. The open source collaboration software provider and 1&1 Internet, a Web-hosting firm, rec...

Developing a Code of Conduct for Comparison Shopping Engines

The Association for Retail Technology Standards got busy early this year. The technology standards division of the National Retail Federation, ARTS began in 2007 with the introduction of several e-commerce data and content management standards. Among those standards, ARTS -- in partnership with the...

DRM vs. ERM: The Battle for Control of Your Data

There is a secret battle raging within your enterprise and in your home: control of electronic data. It's being waged by the world's largest IT vendors and global entertainment giants. The outcome of this battle will have an impact on you, your company and your use of digital content and information...

MySpace Attacks Video Piracy With New Tech

MySpace has launched a pilot project that will help the popular social networking site identify uploaded content that may infringe on someone's copyright. Its new content management and antipiracy system, which it licensed from Audible Magic, can recognize certain uploaded copyrighted content, match...

M-Commerce Market on the Move, Part 2

New technological advances, as well as legal and regulatory changes, are tearing down long-standing barriers between industries. Digital voice, data and multimedia content delivery operations are converging with both fixed and wireless telecommunications services. In addition, a host of telecoms, ca...

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