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Pantheon, an all-in-one Drupal platform, announced its Enterprise Edition for Drupal websites, to build, launch and run dynamic sites with precision in the cloud. Based on a modern web-scale infrastructure, Pantheon's Enterprise Edition helps sites scale up with no architectural changes, eliminating the hidden risks and costs of traditional hosting models.
Posted Apr 17, 2013
BizAnytime, the company behind a new all-in-one suite of cloud collaboration tools, completed a successful closed beta and announced its official launch. The BizAnytime web application is geared toward team and client management.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
Rovi Corporation and Facebook announced that Facebook will be incorporating Rovi Video, a database that includes in-depth information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities, into the Facebook platform. The integration will offer app developers a standardized base of entertainment data for creating meaningful consumer apps and interaction with entertainment-related content. It will also help Facebook make better entertainment suggestions to users.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
Impelsys, a provider of electronic content delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a partnership with DataLore Inc. The two companies will work to offer branded ebookstores to schools and colleges located throughout the Caribbean region.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
Facebook was probably hoping it had satisfied the rumors of a Facebook phone when it introduced Facebook Home, but early reviews would suggest that users aren't exactly satisfied. After hitting the Google Play store on April 12, Facebook Home has a mere 2.5 star rating -- with nearly half of the people who have downloaded the app giving it just one star.
Posted Apr 15, 2013
Is Twitter getting into the music business? That is the question that the digital rumor mill is trying to answer. We Are Hunted, a music discovery site, confirmed an acquisition deal with Twitter-which reportedly took place in 2012. Combined with the invite-only music.twitter.com, it would seem that the microblogging site is preparing to get into the music game in a big way.
Posted Apr 12, 2013
In a blog post, LinkedIn announced it has acquired Pulse for a reported $90 million. The company wrote, "We believe LinkedIn can be the definitive professional publishing platform - where all professionals come to consume content and where publishers come to share their content." And apparently, the Pulse acquisition is the next step to achieving that goal.
Posted Apr 12, 2013
NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc., announced the launch of NOOK Press, a new self-publishing platform offering authors a fast, easy and free way to write, edit, collaborate and publish the ebooks and directly distribute them to readers.
Posted Apr 11, 2013
Pingdom has launched its Real User Monitoring service, which helps website owners get a better understanding of performance by collecting browser data from all visitors to their site. The Real User Monitoring service Pingdom says its new solution is easy to set up and available immediately for customers.
Posted Apr 11, 2013
Digital Rapids -- a provider of media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- is unveiling powerful new models in the company's award-winning StreamZ Live family of live encoders. Building on the multi-format flexibility of the StreamZ Live series, the new additions include the StreamZ Live 4000EX for premium multiscreen applications; the StreamZ Live 6000EX for dedicated broadcast applications; and the StreamZ Live 8000EX for converged broadcast and multiscreen deployments.
Posted Apr 11, 2013
Deluxe Entertainment Group and Hogarth Worldwide announced that they will be collaborating to offer an integrated end-to-end solution across asset management and distribution for the advertising industry. The combined services of Hogarth and Deluxe will allow clients greater opportunity to integrate their content workflow.
Posted Apr 10, 2013
Now there is a way for advertisers to reach the niche market of girls between the ages of six and 16 in the apps they love. Developers can also monetize their apps for this age group and feel good about the content that is included because all ads included in the MobiGirl Media network are girl-oriented, as well as age and content appropriate.
Posted Apr 10, 2013
WeVideo.com, introduced its new Android mobile video editing app which offers a cloud-based "iMovie-like" editing experience for Android phone owners who have the Jellybean OS. The app is available as a free download on the Google Play store.
Posted Apr 10, 2013
Sally Ride Science, an innovative science education company founded by Dr. Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, has partnered with Kno, Inc. to launch its first interactive ebook series on the Kno platform, Cool Careers in Science. The new series is designed to engage and inspire upper elementary and middle school students to learn more about science and technology, as well as to explore career options in those fields.
Posted Apr 10, 2013
MarkLogic Corporation, the provider of the enterprise NoSQL database platform, announced that it has closed a $25 million round of growth capital led by Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital, with participation from Northgate Capital. MarkLogic CEO and former Oracle executive, Gary Bloom, also made a personal investment in this financing round.
Posted Apr 10, 2013
Business information provider ZoomInfo has launched an online publication, ZoomInsights, with content specifically suited to the needs of marketing, sales, and recruiting professionals.
Posted Apr 10, 2013
Engage Mobility, Inc. has announced that it will bring an augmented reality mobile platform to market as early as June 2013. The Company has recently acquired the perpetual license rights to core AR technology and back end MCRM software and will integrate this technology into its proprietary digital video marketing platform and Dynamic Data delivery system to form the Engage Visual Engagement System for business.
Posted Apr 09, 2013
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced an agreement with the Associated Press (AP) to digitize their corporate archives, including millions of pages of news copy, bureau records, correspondence, the personal papers of reporters and more.
Posted Apr 09, 2013
Mirror Image, a Dynamic Delivery Network (DDN) that enables global organizations to deliver content intelligently with customized targeting logic, announced the availability of its new Audio Streaming Solution. The service allows companies to broadcast high quality live audio streams anywhere in the world.
Posted Apr 09, 2013
A collaboration between different parts of the global creative industry, under the umbrella of the Linked Content Coalition (LCC), has resulted in the creation of a technical Framework to make it possible to manage and access online rights information across all types of media and content.
Posted Apr 08, 2013
This time around the rumor mill wasn't so far off from the truth. During an April 4 event, Facebook debuted Home, a custom homescreen for Android phones. Not quite the phone many had predicted, but not totally unrelated. Users of one of these phones will see a Cover Feed when they wake up the device, and all of their friends updates -- links, photos, etc. -- will be right there on the homescreen. And instead of having to open an app to use Instagram or Facebook messenger, users will be able to do all of those things straight from the homescreen of a phone with Home downloaded on it.
Posted Apr 04, 2013
DataSalon has announced that MasterVision is now available on the iPad. It is now available immediately for all existing clients at no extra cost. The iPad version of MasterVision retains the core functionality of the existing desktop browser version: integrating a publisher's customer data into a single view for every individual and institution.
Posted Apr 04, 2013
Rdio, a music streaming, sharing, and discovery site, is previewing its next venture: Vdio, a new way to buy, rent, and share and TV shows with your friends, in real-time. Rdio Unlimited subscribers can get a special preview of Vdio. Read all about it on the Rdio Blog.
Posted Apr 04, 2013
Wondering what today's weather will be like? Then it's time to check Twitter, because the social media site has struck a deal with The Weather Channel, according to AllThingsD. Now, when weather-related activity starts to heat-up on Twitter, TWC will feed custom content to users.
Posted Apr 03, 2013
Trapit announced the launch of the Trapit Publisher Suite. Built on its intelligent, personalized discovery engine, the application enables publishers and brands to create experiences tailored to individual readers. Launching with Here Media's "Advocate Discovery" application, Trapit's technology helps publishers engage audiences by delivering the most relevant content for each reader from the publisher's network of publications, as well as topically relevant content from around the web.
Posted Apr 03, 2013
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, announced plans to unify, over the coming years, its digital humanities collections on one platform. The new research experience, Artemis, named for the Greek goddess who symbolizes new ideas, discovery, power, and "the hunt," will enable researchers to make connections and realize relationships among content.
Posted Apr 03, 2013
Curata, Inc., a content curation platform, announced that it is developing a Google Reader replacement that is specifically designed for business users, following Google's March 13, 2013 announcement of its intentions to discontinue Google Reader. Curata plans to utilize existing intelligent content processing technology from its flagship content curation product. The company is currently accepting invitations in anticipation of the public launch of Curata Reader.
Posted Apr 03, 2013
The academic publisher De Gruyter will be offering 100 titles from its e-dition series at the crowdfunding platform Unglue.it. Each individual title that raises $2,100 at the site will be made available worldwide as open access content.
Posted Apr 02, 2013
It would be understandable if the rumors of a Facebook phone finally coming to fruition on April Fools Day didn't quite grab your attention - after all, we've heard this before. But Facebook is, in fact, holding an Android-centric event on its campus on Thursday, April 4. The press invite was predictably and tantalizingly vague saying, "Come see our new home on Android." Speculation began immediately.
Posted Apr 02, 2013
Amazon.com, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads, a site for readers and book recommendations that helps people find and share books they love.
Posted Mar 28, 2013
Flipboard announced its latest update, which includes new content from Etsy and new tools that allow users to become content curators in their own right. The upgrade at the center of this release allows users to save content -- from articles to videos -- and organize it into "magazines."
Posted Mar 28, 2013
Epom, a global ad serving and management solutions provider, has announced the launch of a mobile ad network division within its featured ad exchange Epom Market. Epom Mobile Ad Network focuses on mobile advertising campaigns.
Posted Mar 28, 2013
Users of Eloqua's marketing automation platform can now access ZoomInfo's profiles of 65 million businesspeople and 6 million businesses from within Eloqua, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle. ZoomInfo announced two new "SparkPlugs," provided by Sure Shot Media & Marketing.
Posted Mar 28, 2013
The look of your News Feed isn't the only thing that's changing. Now Facebook is introducing a "small alpha test" that introduces targeted ads based on your activity outside of Facebook into your News Feed.
Posted Mar 28, 2013
If you've ever had trouble following a lengthy conversation on Facebook, you'll be relieved to hear the social network has decided to try and make the situation a bit better by introducing conversation threads. The long and the short of it is that you'll now be able to reply directly to an individual comment. For now, you will have to opt-in to replies, and can do this on your admin panel under the "Manage Permissions" section.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
Knovel announced the addition of six new publishers. The new publishers allow Knovel, a leader in providing a web-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools, to introduce more content to its existing collection.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
Credo, a provider of information and digital literacy solutions, announced it has acquired OnlineTutorSolutions.com, which will enhance its Literati solutions with technologies that connect students to on-staff, state-certified tutors at their point of need. The acquisition furthers Credo's mission to work with libraries, educators, publishers and technology providers to create a society in which everyone has the ability to learn and an opportunity to succeed.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
Rio SEO, a SaaS-based software provider of SEO and social media marketing tools, unveiled a software upgrade that enables the integration of Facebook's Open Graph Markup into hyper-local website landing pages for multi-location businesses.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
Semantico, suppliers of digital publishing solutions to the scholarly and professional market, announced significant upgrades to the Prose Award-winning AccessEngineering platform for McGraw-Hill Professional. The latest upgrades to AccessEngineering are a result of user-focuser research sessions organized by Semantico and McGraw-Hill Professional.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced it will add cult classic Zombieland to the line-up of pilots already in production for Prime Instant Video. Zombieland , which is the seventh comedy pilot added to Amazon's pilot line-up, will be made available for free on Amazon Instant Video and LOVEFiLM UK.
Posted Mar 25, 2013
One year after the acquisition of Texterity by Godengo, the digital and mobile publishing provider (formerly known as Godengo+Texterity) announced a new name and corporate vision as GTxcel.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, announced the general availability release of the Mollom Content Moderation Platform -- a cloud content moderation platform built for the enterprise. Acquia says Mollom reduces the time that's required to moderate large volumes of user-generated content.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
adMarketplace and Kenshoo announced a partnership to better enable digital agencies, brands, and other large search advertisers to seamlessly analyze data and optimize campaigns with adMarketplace and Kenshoo.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
Zuora announced Z-Business for Media, a relationship business management (RBM) solution that enables publishers to implement Paywall 2.0. Z-Business for Media and Paywall 2.0 enable media companies to broaden geographical reach, offering cross content bundling, delivering multi-device experiences, and provide creative pricing. The result is more predictable, growing revenue streams built on long lasting subscriber relationships.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
Reprints Desk, Inc. announced the launch of a new Open Access (OA) filter for the company's document delivery service. The OA filter sends customers to the source and supplements other Reprints Desk order filtering capabilities for subscription, token, print collection, and workgroup repository content, employing a dynamic process-driven approach to identify OA content.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
Hawq, a brand protection service for websites, has emerged from beta. To date Hawq has already found over 15 million website errors, analyzing data from small websites to Fortune 500 companies.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
Access Innovations, a data management firm, has partnered with AIP Publishing LLC, a physical science publisher, to produce a list of about 980,000 discrete academic authors and 33,000 institutions involved in publishing physics papers worldwide. Dating back to the early 20th century, the complete dataset contains more than 800,000 articles.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
Digital marketing intelligence provider AdGooroo, a Kantar Media company, announced it has expanded its service for clients with the addition of search marketing intelligence data on the Yahoo! Bing Network, including estimated PPC spend, clickthrough rates (CTR), cost per click (CPC) and impression share/share of voice by keyword, ad and advertiser.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
DotNetNuke (DNN), a provider of web content management systems (CMS), announced a social software solution aimed at optimizing customer engagement and loyalty through online communities. DNN Social gives businesses the ability to create and manage communities on their existing websites, giving end-users a one-stop destination for consuming content, exchanging ideas and interacting with other community members.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced it has chosen Kno, a leader in education software, as a digital learning platform to deliver its K-12 core curriculum content to schools in the U.S. Districts can now purchase curriculum directly from HMH that is enhanced with Kno's interactive features, social sharing, and learning analytics to promote student engagement through digital adoption. This content is available on all the leading platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows 7 and 8, and Web browsers.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
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