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Dow Jones Investment Banker launched DJIBanker.com, a web service which will deliver Dow Jones Investment Banker's news, opinion, research, and data visualization to an online audience. Dow Jones Investment Banker is also available for integration into proprietary client portals as well as the FactSet platform.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
Information Today, Inc. (ITI) and the Informed Librarian Online (ILO) have announced a partnership through which, beginning in October 2010, Information Today premium content will be made available to subscribers of ILO. Every month, two selected full-text articles from ITI's library of journals will appear on ILO.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
ADAM Software is set to release Creative Suite Connector 2.0, the latest version of its software for accessing ADAM-stored online assets from a Mac or Windows computer. The new version will utilize Adobe Drive 2.0, making Creative Suite Connector 2.0 the first digital asset management (DAM) application to interface fully with Adobe Creative Suite 5.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
Managing Editor, Inc. (MEI) is now offering training, consulting, and design services for publishers looking to create tablet editions of their products. These new MEI services cover all stages of development, from planning to app deployment.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
Endeca Technologies announced Endeca Latitude, a business intelligence (BI) product that combines simple search with BI functionality to aid decision-making in enterprise organizations. Endeca Latitude serves as a central platform through which a variety of BI applications dealing with dynamic data can be deployed, with the Endeca Latitude platform facilitating a user-friendly experience.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
CoreMedia and Internet Broadcasting (IB) announced a partnership through which they will introduce the CoreMedia CMS platform to the North American market. IB will utilize the platform to drive audience and revenue growth for newspaper, radio, television, and cable companies by developing personalized user experiences across various channels.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
Barnes & Noble launched PubIt!, a platform that gives independent publishers and authors a means of digitally distributing their works through BN.com and the Barnes & Noble eBookstore. Barnes & Noble reports that, at the platform's launch, the bookseller added thousands of titles by independent authors and publishers who pre-registered for the service since its announcement.
Posted Oct 05, 2010
ProQuest has digitized a National Security Archive collection on U.S.-Korean relations, expanding the Digital National Security Archives (DNSA) database series. Available for purchase now, The United States and the Two Koreas: 1969-2000 covers diplomatic, security, and economic relations between the United States and its ally, South Korea, as well as challenges to the U.S. posed by North Korea.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
Online reference library Credo Reference is adding a Publisher Collection from Ashgate. Fifteen comprehensive specialty titles will soon be available on the Credo Reference platform. The Publisher Collection will include Ashgate Companion and Ashgate Research Companion titles to works such as Contemporary Philosophy of Physics, Ethics and International Relations, Federalism, and Heritage and Identity.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
The online platform XinXii.com, a major played in the German-language internet publishing and marketing sphere, is expanding into its neighboring European countries and is now also offering its service of Internet-based publishing and marketing of self-written texts, documents, and e-books in English and French.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
Versita announced the launch of Versita Open, a portal that lets publishers of scholarly journals choose an open access model and services that best serve their needs. According to the company, Versita Open has already attracted over 200 journals across numerous disciplines and expects to publish 500 journals in the near future.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
At its INET conference, the Internet Society issued a message urging Internet users around the world to become active participants in the effort to guarantee that the Internet remains an open and transparent platform for communication and innovation. According to the Society, which is a non-profit organization founded in 1992, the future development of the internet could be imperiled by various threats to its openness and technology advancement.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
Infotrieve, Inc. announced the Mobile Library iPad app, the newest addition to its suite of software for accessing and organizing enterprise content. With the Mobile Library, users have secure access from anywhere to all corporate licensed electronic content and document repositories, as well as access to one of the world's largest collections of STM content.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
StoredIQ, a provider of information management and eDiscovery solutions, announced that its Intelligent Information Management Platform integration with Microsoft SharePoint has been enhanced and extended to provide complete support for SharePoint.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
eZ Publish announced the release of eZ Publish Enterprise 4.4. This new version of eZ Publish Enterprise integrates all the Enterprise services into a Service Portal in the administration interface of eZ Publish, making administrators' lives simpler.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
Connotate, Inc., a provider of data collection solutions for the web, announced the release of Agent Community V3, the latest iteration of its flagship web data monitoring and collection solution. Agent Community allows non-technical users to capture and analyze dynamic Web content and data via a patented visual abstraction technique and easy-to-use interface.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
PubMatic, which provides online publishers with technology and services to better manage their advertising inventory, today launched its Data Firewall product for publishers. Data Firewall gives publishers visibility into 3rd party companies that are tracking the publisher's audience via pixels or cookies and causing data leakage.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
Verve Wireless Inc., a provider of mobile publishing and advertising technologies to local media companies, closed a round of financing led by BlueRun Ventures that secured the company $7 million in funding. Previous investor The Associated Press and others participated in the round. According to the company, the capital will be used to further develop and expand Verve's products and services.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
On September 28, AOL announced the acquisition of two potentially major sources of content for the company, the TechCrunch network of news and information sites and 5min Media, which owns and maintains the web's largest video syndication network. The company also announced its acquisition of Thing Labs, makers of social media tool Brizzly.
Posted Oct 01, 2010
Cambridge University Press (CUP) has released an updated version of Cambridge Journals Online (CJO). The redesign involved the simplification of several facets of CJO, such as registration and personalization, for end-users and administrators.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
FourthWall Media announced their TV Buy Button, a product that makes it possible for cable operators to deploy applications on their EBIF platforms that allow consumers to access their digital wallet and make payments more conveniently, thanks to an agreement between FourthWall and PayPal. The TV Buy Button consolidates several interactive TV technologies, including in-depth set-top box platform technology as well as several programming and advertising widgets.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
VitalSource Technologies released the VitalSource Bookshelf app for Apple's iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch mobile devices. With the addition of the app to VitalSource's line of products and services, faculty and students can now access their content through mobile devices in addition to methods such as integrated downloads.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
EntropySoft announced an agreement with Funnelback, through which Funnelback will integrate 40 of EntropySoft's enterprise connectors into its search engine. This will allow users of Funnelbac's search engine access to more unstructured data throughout the enterprise.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
The Harry Fox Agency, a provider of royalty calculation and distribution services for the music industry, and the Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA), a provider of digital distribution, marketing, and technology for the independent music industry, announced a partnership through which IODA will receive a back-office solution for rights administration. IODA will be provided with HFA's Administration Services, a collection of end-to-end services focusing on rights management.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Ingram Content Group announced plans to establish a Lightning Source print-on-demand book manufacturing division in Australia, effectively expanding the company's presence in the Asia-Pacific market. Lightning Source, Ingram reports, can allow publishers to potentially reduce or remove the need for the warehousing of local inventory, in addition to reducing transportation and stock write-off costs.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Safari Books Online has added mobile functionality to its portal features, compatible with iPhone, BlackBerry, and other browser-capable phones. Features of the Safari Books Online portal, such as the ability to take notes and tag content, have been optimized for mobile use.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Justis Publishing has released its third incarnation of JustCite, a legal citation and search service. Among the features that Justis Publishing reports have been most improved by this latest upgrade are speculative keyword searches, intuitive information page displays, and links to third-party databases.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Semantico has released an updated control panel for the Semantico Information Publishing Platform (SIPP), a platform which, among other uses, allows to create their own microsites. In addition to featuring improved navigation and updated design aesthetic, the control panel allows existing live sites to be updated with new material in addition to giving users the option to test new code-sets in the live environment but not on the live URL.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
dtSearch Corp. announced the beta release of the dtSearch Engine, which makes available dtSearch's file format and data searching support for use in several internet, intranet, and commercial applications. The dtSearch Engine beta includes native 64-bit Visual Studio 2010 support as well as a .NET 4.0 SDK, which covers a sample application for the Microsoft Azure CLOUD platform, the dtSearch API, and the Spider API.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
ebrary announced a new program to support the digital content needs of pharmaceutical companies throughout the entire lifecycle of their product. Some notable features of ebrary's program include a choice of different models for acquiring ebooks from publishers such as Springer, Elsevier, and CRC Press; access to DASH!, ebrary's epublishing tool; and access to InfoTools and other research technologies.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
KIT Digital, Inc. has acquired the Prague-based Brickbox Digital Media, a privately held company, along with its subsidiaries and affiliates. KIT Digital paid an upfront consideration of approximately $10.1 million, composed of roughly $6.6 million in cash and 339,476 shares of KIT Digital common stock.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Salesforce has reportedly acquired enterprise chat startup Activa Live in a move that would appear to be an attempt to enhance the company's customer support functionality, perhaps to give it a stronger foothold in the call center market. Activa Live is the developer of Activa Live Chat, an enterprise, on-demand live chat software that offers live site visitor interaction.
Posted Sep 28, 2010
Atypon announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has selected its Literatum platform to power the journal's digital presence. The NEJM's new site will feature all-new design, enhanced navigation, and rich content, along with such additions as 19 specialty pages, education and training tools, and a complete archive of every article published by the journal since its founding in 1812.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Ingram Content Group Inc. and Macmillan debuted a new distribution services model that takes advantage of Ingram's print on demand and fulfillment capabilities with Macmillan's publishing program. Under the new service, Macmillan will use Ingram's print on demand and physical distribution infrastructure to handle both traditional inventory processes and POD for "long tail" titles.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware announced the release of Tiki 5.2 and Tiki 3.7 LTS (Long Term Support). Both releases include minor fixes and updates for the platform, and the company is encouraging all administrators to update their existing installations. The new versions are available from Tiki's website.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
ISYS Search Software, a developer of embedded search and federated access solutions, is teaming up with Janya to provide its ISYS Document Filters solution for use in the latter's Semantex text analytics platform. The augmented platform will give customers a complete solution for information integration, trend mining, and analysis of large volumes of unstructured content, according to the companies.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and provider of licensing solutions, announced the expansion of its partner program and details of its recent partnerships with life sciences PDF search platform Pubget and Web-based learning resource Study.Net. CCC works with leading application vendors, publishing platform providers and content aggregators to provide mutual customers with easy-to-use rights licensing and advisory tools within their applications' workflow.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Lexalytics, Inc., a software and services company specializing in text and sentiment analysis, announced the availability of enhanced reporting on the conversations occurring around, about, and between different accounts on Twitter based on the sentiment analysis of commonly used emoticons and acronyms. With the use of emoticons, abbreviations, and confusing "social speak" grammar, micro-blog services such as Twitter present a difficult task for natural language processing systems.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Vivisimo has announced the release of Velocity 8.0. A key new feature of Velocity 8.0 is IO Pro, which introduces new controls for business users, content owners, and knowledge workers to optimize the way content is discovered by and presented to users. Business users can use IO Pro to promote and highlight the most relevant content, best bets and other important information
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Open Text Corporation, a provider of enterprise content management software, released Open Text ECM Suite 2010, the latest version of its comprehensive and fully integrated ECM solution suite. ECM Suite 2010 includes a combination of technologies covering all aspects of ECM, spanning everything from compliance and business process management to portals and integrated mobile support.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Advertising network VideoEgg is planning to acquire blogging and advertising network Six Apart . Following the acquisition, the newly-formed combined company will change its name to SAY Media, which will be headed up by former VideoEgg CEO Matt Sanchez. Chris Alden, CEO of Six Apart, will step down.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Capital IQ, a division of McGraw-Hill Standard & Poor's business unit, announced an agreement to acquire TheMarkets.com, a competitor in the financial data and analytics market. Financial terms were not disclosed for the transaction, although the Wall Street Journal reported that the transaction was conducted for $300 million based on unidentified sources.
Posted Sep 23, 2010
Serials Solutions announced the integration of content from Thomson Reuters' Web of Science with its own Summon information discovery service. The integration will enable the display of citation counts in Summon search results for ISI Web of Knowledge SM subscribers, which will help researchers identify the highest-impact articles in a given search.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
dotCMS has upgraded to version 1.9.1, available on its website at http://dotcms.com/downloads. This version addresses issues present in version 1.9, which was released on July 27, in addition to adding several new features.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
Socialtext, which specializes in enterprise-level, web-based collaboration technologies, such as its eponymous flagship service, has upgraded to version 4.4, offering improved features and an overhauled search engine. Search queries are now returned quicker across multiple workstations with increased accuracy, in addition to other changes such as the 500-page result limit being removed.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
Open Text Corporation recently made available a new integration between its Open Text Web Experience Management and Open Text Media Management products, designed to help customers shorten the development lifecycle of their content and more easily publish it to their particular global network. More specifically, the integration allows users of Web Experience Management to directly view assets stored in Media Management, and then publish them directly to the web.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
Endeca Technologies announced the launch of Endeca Mobile Commerce, a mobile ecommerce service for the use of online retailers. The service allows ecommerce organizations to leverage the same technology used to power their websites in order to provide a cohesive user experience across several mobile environments, as well as simplifying maintenance and cost.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
Jive Software unveiled Jive Social Media Engagement 4.5 and Jive Mobile 4.5, products designed to help businesses monitor and regulate their social web presence. The products were both announced at the company's JiveWorld10 conference, which was held from Sept. 14-16.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
Axceler released Davinci Migrator of SharePoint 2010, the first new product to result from Axceler's acquisition of echoTechnology. Davinci Migrator helps users to reduce risks and cost in completing a SharePoint 2010 migration.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
OECD has launched OECD iLibrary, a new research platform allowing for comprehensive access to statistics, books, journals, and working papers. OECD iLibrary replaces SourceOECD, and OECD reports that the new platform will host all content equally so that users are able to cite tables and databases as easily as chapters and articles.
Posted Sep 21, 2010
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