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Net Snippets, a provider of Internet post-search solutions, has announced a free post-search information management tool for everyday Internet users that is designed to save and organize Web results in one easily-accessible location.
Posted Dec 14, 2004
Verity Inc. has announced the establishment of Verity Italy, a wholly-owned subsidiary that will be based in Milan.
Posted Dec 14, 2004
LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news, and business information services, has acquired Oak Brook, IL-based Interface Software, Inc., a provider of client relationship management (CRM) products to legal and professional services firms in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.
Posted Dec 14, 2004
Oracle Corporation has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire PeopleSoft, Inc., for $26.50 per share (approximately $10.3 billion).
Posted Dec 14, 2004
Thomson Gale, part of The Thomson Corporation, has donated 8,000 copies of The Michigan Reader to the Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Mediasurface has unveiled the latest version of its web content management system, Mediasurface 5.1.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Robert N. Snyder, chairman of Cambridge Information Group, Inc., has announced the promotion of James P. McGinty to vice-chairman of the Cambridge Information Group and the promotion of Andrew M. Snyder to president of the Cambridge Information Group.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Ovid Technologies, a provider of electronic medical, scientific, and academic information research solutions, has announced that online usage reports supplied through the SilverPlatter Internet Service are now compliant with the international COUNTER Code of Practice.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Ektron Inc. has announced new content management functionality that is designed to reduce the time, complexity, and expense associated with Web globalization projects.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Canto, a provider of digital asset management (DAM) solutions, and MediaSec Technologies, developer of watermarking technologies, have announced a new partnership targeted at protecting the ownership of digital assets.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
iPressroom Corporation, a communications software tools and services provider, has added targeted news distribution, real simple syndication, and selective disclosure functionality into its Internet pressroom management service.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
EOS International and WebFeat have announced a joint development partnership in order to supply EOS clients with simplified, simultaneous access to multiple database resources.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Copernic has announced the availability of a new version (1.2) of its Copernic Desktop Search (CDS) product that fully supports the Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
BitPass, Inc., an Internet payments company for digital content and services, has announced the introduction of BitPass Studios, a service designed to enable anyone to sell music, photos, reports, and other digital files by uploading those files and inserting a URL into an email or an instant message (IM).
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Information technology (IT) media company TechTarget has acquired Boston-based Bitpipe, Inc. for $40 million in cash.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news and business information services, has acquired the editorial assets of Florida-based Gould Publications, a publisher of law enforcement handbooks, CD-ROM courses, Homeland Security publications, and training materials. LexisNexis has also announced the LexisNexis RiskWise Rate Evasion Evaluation. LexisNexis is a member of Reed Elsevier Group plc.
Posted Dec 10, 2004
Percussion Software has announced that the city of Boise, Idaho, has selected the newly released Rhythmyx 5.5 enterprise content management (ECM) system to improve egovernment and enhance its online presence.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
FatWire Software, a provider of content management solutions for Web sites, portals, and content-centric applications, has announced that they have signed over fifty license deals in Europe since completing the acquisition of the Content Server business in late 2003.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
The Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) and Multimedia Instructional Network Delivery System, LLC (MINDS) have announced a partnership, whereby TCEA and MINDS will provide the MINDSconnects eLearning Knowledge Center (MCeKC) at a highly reduced cost specifically for administrators, educators, and professionals who have a TCEA membership.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Questel•Orbit, a provider of intellectual property information services, and The French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) have announced the release of the Markush Darc Software on a Unix Platform.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Thomson Gale, a part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced the launch of the Nineteenth Century Collections Online project.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
The MSN network of Internet services has introduced updates to its free communication services in an effort to make email, instant messaging, and online sharing easier and more personal for consumers.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Open Text Corporation, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software, has announced the latest release of Artesia for digital asset management (DAM), version 6.0, which provides new security features built on a service oriented architecture.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Bloglines, a free online service for searching, subscribing, publishing, and sharing news feeds, blogs, and rich Web content has unveiled an internationalized Web site that allows people who speak Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish to join and navigate the Bloglines service in their native languages.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Ovid Technologies, a provider of electronic medical, scientific, and academic research information solutions, and MuseGlobal, Inc., a metasearch technology firm, have announced a partnership to offer academic and medical institutions as well as corporations an alternative, cost-effective federated search solution. Ovid has also announced the availability of Communities@Ovid and Database Link Packages.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Google Inc. has launched the next generation Google Groups on the 'Groups' link of the Google home page.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
Mamma.com Inc. and Copernic Technologies Inc. have announced that Mamma.com has signed a letter of intent (LOI) whereby Mamma.com would acquire all of the shares of Copernic Technologies for a combination of cash and shares of Mamma.com Inc.
Posted Dec 07, 2004
As an industry matures, a sure sign of growth is a desire to get its jargon cleaned up so customers understand what the companies are all talking about. It doesn’t help sales if customers don’t know the difference between a taxonomy strategy and a metadata manager, or a thesaurus and an ontology. The challenge for CMS vendors is to get some control over marketing departments who think their name du jour will double sales and analyst firms who claim their newly-coined buzzwords will describe key industry trends next year.
By - Posted Dec 07, 2004
Fast Search & Transfer (FAST), a developer of enterprise search and real-time alerting technologies, has announced an OEM partnership with ClearStory Systems, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
IXIASOFT has announced that Command Financial Press, a full service financial printer, is launching a new content management solution for prospectus automation called CAPS. IXIASOFT has also announced that University of Buffalo (UB) has implemented TEXTML Server to manage its online library data.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
DocuLex has announced the release of DocuLex Discovery Cracker 4.7, an electronic discovery software program with embedded files processing capability.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
Context Media, Inc., a provider of enterprise content integration (ECI) solutions, has joined IBM’s ISV Advantage Initiative, a program designed to provide independent software vendors (ISVs) with technical and marketing support to help meet the information technology needs of the small and medium business (SMB) market.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
The Thomson Corporation has announced that customers can now leverage Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) data, along with full-text patent office data, in their intellectual property workflows through enhancements made to Delphion productivity and analysis tools.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
HighBeam Research, Inc. has partnered with blogger Christopher Locke in an effort to help the company develop a new resource for bloggers and aspiring bloggers.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
SearchTeria and i-ZEST have announced that they have signed a partnership agreement in a search engine-based mobile advertising business.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
The Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com, a paid subscription news site, and Summus, Inc., a provider of mobile media applications, have announced the launch of a new mobile edition of The Wall Street Journal Online.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
Hummingbird Ltd., a provider of integrated enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, has announced the availability of Hummingbird Enterprise solutions for national security organizations.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news, and business information services, has launched LexisNexis AlaCarte!, a new online service to address the information needs of the small-to-medium sized business and independent professionals market.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
CrownPeak has unveiled CrownPeak Search, an on-demand Web site search system designed to automatically learn from both the behavior and content on customer’s Web sites and deliver the most relevant search results.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
Open Text Corporation, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, 2016091 Ontario Inc., has entered into a domination and profit transfer agreement with IXOS Software AG. Open Text has also announced that it has extended its partnership with Hitachi Data Systems Corporation.
Posted Dec 03, 2004
Asset Control, a provider of centralized data management solutions to the financial industry, has announced that Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C., an alternative investment firm, has deployed Asset Control's AC Plus data management platform.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
National Express, a scheduled coach service provider in the UK, has selected Percussion Software's enterprise content management (ECM) solution, Rhythmyx 5.5, for the launch of its redesigned Web site.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
Dialog has announced that it has added 2,000 additional sources of news to its Dialog NewsRoom database.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
JCB, an international payment brand, has announced that it will start a three-month pilot project for its mobile infrared credit payment system under the name "JCBeam Trial."
Posted Nov 30, 2004
STN International, an online service for sci-tech information, and FIZ Karlsruhe have announced LISA, a new database for library and information science.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
NEC has begun marketing MobileStream, a high-definition video transmission system that has used 3G mobile data communications networks, such as NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service. NEC has also announced a Web page layout analysis system designed to make it easier to view pages on various devices.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
A look at some announcements from the Online Information 2004 conference in London. ITI editors, columnists, and execs including Dick Kaser, Marydee Ojala, Nancy Garman, Paula Hane, and Michelle Manafy are blogging live throughout the conference and expo - check out what they have to say at www.infotodayblog.com!
Posted Nov 30, 2004
Fujitsu Limited, Hitachi, Ltd., and NEC Corporation have announced that they are making available as open source their jointly developed messaging software that implements the Web Services Reliability (WS-Reliability) standard, a messaging specification for Web services designed to ensure superior reliability.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
ProQuest Information and Learning and Information Today, Inc. have announced an agreement to offer original articles and reports from nine Information Today titles directly to individuals via the Information Today Web site.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
Fujitsu has announced that it has brought to market software designed to help universities create elearning content.
Posted Nov 30, 2004
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