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Alchemy Software Development Limited announced the release of Alchemy PUBLISHER 3.0, the newest generation of the company's visual localization technology. The company claims that the new translation memory technology can save companies up to 60% of their translation costs by ensuring that a single sentence never needs to be translated more than once.
Posted May 18, 2010
Geo-social aggregator The Hotlist closed $800,000 in angel financing led by Centurion Holdings. The funding money will go toward supporting The Hotlist's platform development and formation of an expanded service suite.
Posted May 18, 2010
KIT digital, Inc. executed a definitive agreement to acquire Sinigapore-based Benchmark Broadcast Systems Pte. Ltd. The deal gives KIT digital all of Benchmark's shares in exchange for a total of $4.5 million in cash and $5.0 million in KIT digital common stock given directly to the company, as well as approximately $1.1 million paid to employees over two years.
Posted May 18, 2010
Online studying social network Grockit completed a $7 million round of funding led by Atlas Venture. Existing investors Benchmark Capital and Integral Capital Partners also participated.
Posted May 18, 2010
Yippy, Inc., announced the completed acquisition of Clusty.com, a metasearch engine developed by Vivisimo. Yippy, formerly known as Cinnabar Ventures, Inc., is a Fort Myers, Fla.-based company that develops technologies and application services environments for both consumer and commercial market segments in the cloud computing sector.
Posted May 18, 2010
Huddle announced that it closed a $10.2 million Series B round of funding led by Matrix Partners, with existing investors Eden Ventures and Huddle chairman Charles McGregor also on the list of participants. Huddle is a cloud computing and collaboration company that counts Procter & Gamble, Disney, and HTC among its customers.
Posted May 18, 2010
H.W. Wilson's Essay & General Literature Retrospective, Short Story Index Retrospective, and Book Review Digest Retrospective databases now feature links to the full text of public-domain books and other materials available through the HathiTrust digital library.
Posted May 13, 2010
Vindicia announced that Boxee has selected its CashBox billing solution to enable the new Boxee Payment Platform. Boxee, a service that brings movies, TV shows, and video from the Internet to the TV screen, will use CashBox to let its content partners offer premium content to users through a wide variety of payment methods and plans, from individual pay-per-view charges to premium subscription models.
Posted May 13, 2010
Fotolia announced the global release of its image add-in for Microsoft Word 2010 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Now available in 12 languages and 10 countries and regions, Fotolia has massively increased the multimedia functionality of the first microstock plug-in, with HD videos and subscription images available for download through Fotolia's free ribbon.
Posted May 13, 2010
EasyBib.com announced a partnership with Gale's HighBeam Research to power EasyBib's magazine autocite feature, allowing a user to discover relevant results with nothing more than the name of a magazine article. By choosing the correct result to auto populate the magazine fields, the service can instantly generate a citation for their bibliography.
Posted May 13, 2010
PaperThin, a provider of Web content management solutions, unveiled CommonSpot 6.0, the newest release of its CMS platform that comes complete with a sleek new user interface, as well as marketing and development tools to improve site effectiveness.
Posted May 13, 2010
Thomson Reuters launched Reuters Insider, a financial video news service that provides multimedia content from Reuters and more than 150 trusted partner sites. The service gives users access to insight and analysis from expert sources, breaking financial news, market research, and interviews with top professionals.
Posted May 13, 2010
Nuxeo announced that its Galaxy partner metaLogic has released a new toolkit for Lotus Notes customers adopting Nuxeo's open source enterprise content management platform. Lotus Notes IMT for Nuxeo ECM simplifies email and document management between Lotus Notes and applications built on the Nuxeo open source ECM platform.
Posted May 13, 2010
EMC Corporation announced the new EMC SourceOne for Microsoft SharePoint, which enables organizations to adopt an information governance strategy for content spread across multiple SharePoint sites and farms. SourceOne for SharePoint delivers operational control, compliance, and e-discovery capabilities without impacting SharePoint end-users.
Posted May 13, 2010
Publicis Groupe has announced the purchase of 7,500,000 shares of its own stock from Dentsu Inc., in order to cancel the block of shares. The acquisition was carried out for a total of EUR 217,500,000, at EUR 29 per share. The purchase was financed with available cash.
Posted May 13, 2010
Aspen Publishers launched new resources for passing the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) exam with online videos, blogs, and a self-study tutorial program. Aspen, part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, offers Aspen Patent Authority, aimed at practicing attorneys in the field of intellectual property, while the Longacre Patent Bar Review program is designed for those who intend to take the patent bar exam.
Posted May 11, 2010
The latest version of PressReader, optimized for the Apple iPad, is now available for download from the iTunes App Store. PressReader's iPad incarnation offers a selection of more than 1,500 newspapers and magazines from 90 countries in 46 languages.
Posted May 11, 2010
Enterprise text analytics software provider TEMIS announced the release of the latest version of its flagship product, Luxid. Luxid 5.2 enables content networking by linking extracted information to existing or external knowledge bases for navigation and analytic purposes.
Posted May 11, 2010
The Tiki community, while beta testing Tiki 5.0, added two new features to its portfolio. Online collaboration is now available through BigBlueButton and video sharing through Kaltura.
Posted May 11, 2010
Socialtext, the creator of SocialPoint, announced the new version of its enterprise social software platform will include two communications capabilities that are able to be integrated into Microsoft SharePoint. Through Socialtext Signals, customers can engage in enterprise microblogging within SharePoint.
Posted May 11, 2010
Kapow Technologies announced the latest release of the Kapow Web Data Server, version 7.2. The Kapow Web Data Server is used by more than 400 Fortune 1000 companies to automate the access to and integration with any web data source.
Posted May 11, 2010
Ex Libris Group announced the release of version 2.0 of the Rosetta digital preservation system. Rosetta 2.0 is currently live at the National Library of New Zealand and will be rolled out to all Rosetta customers over the course of 2010.
Posted May 11, 2010
The latest release of Dow Jones' Companies & Executives is now on offer. The application formerly known as Dow Jones SalesWorks offers access to more than 18 million public and private company profiles and 36 million executive profiles.
Posted May 11, 2010
MuseGlobal announced a new release of its Muse Content Machine, including support for interoperability with the SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Search application. The new Muse Content Machine allows users to use Muse Smart Connectors as a means of gathering information from enterprise applications and commercial content sources.
Posted May 11, 2010
Agora Technology, a Houston-based business group, announced the purchase of two webistes, TweepML and Qwitter, that provide external services on Twitter that are not available on the microblogging site's main page. TweepML is an extensible, open standard format that allows users to manage, share, and follow groups of Twitter users.
Posted May 11, 2010
Borders, having entered the digital space, is now taking pre-orders for the Kobo e-reader, and will unveil a new ebookstore of the same name next month. The ebookstore will be device-agnostic and feature more than a million titles.
Posted May 11, 2010
A new service allows users to create shortcuts to direct object identifier (DOI) names, reducing the need for a long string of numbers to be recorded. The service, called shortDOI, is now available to the public from the International DOI Foundation (IDF).
Posted May 11, 2010
Cenveo, Inc. entered an agreement to acquire Glyph International from Infomedia 18 Limited. Glyph, which operates in New Delhi and Bangalore, India, as well as in London and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., specializes in full suite content production, from project management through editorial, composition, artwork, and XML creation.
Posted May 11, 2010
A lawsuit from Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia alleges that Apple infringed on five of its patents in the production of the iPhone and iPad. This suit follows an October lawsuit in which Nokia accused Apple of infringing on 10 of its patents.
Posted May 11, 2010
OverDrive announced the availability of its free audiobook application for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The addition of OverDrive Media Console to the Apple App Store enables wireless audiobook downloads on Apple mobile products, in addition to Windows, Mac desktop, Android, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry computers and smartphones.
Posted May 11, 2010
Credo Reference agreed to integrate two Purdue University Press works into the Credo General Reference collection. These are the first titles from Purdue University Press to be made available on Credo.
Posted May 06, 2010
Consumers Union (CU) and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have expanded their distribution agreement to include another feature of CU's consumer advice and analysis.Consumer Reports with Cars Best Deals Plus is now available to libraries for a fixed annual subscription.
Posted May 06, 2010
Oxford University Press (OUP) launched the online version of one of its most prestigious offerings, the Oxford Textbook of Medicine. In print, this fifth edition of Oxford Textbook of Medicine is a three-volume tome with just under 6,000 pages, compiled over 5 years by 750 contributors.
Posted May 06, 2010
Altova's conversion and data mapping tool, Altova MapForce, is now integrated with Quark Dynamic Publishing Solution. The company also rolled out Version 2010 Release 3 (v2010r3) of the Altova MissionKit, an integrated suite of XML, database, and UML tools.
Posted May 06, 2010
Managing Editor Inc. (MEI), an Adobe premier development partner, lifted the curtain on the latest edition of the vjoon K4 Cross-Media Publishing Platform. K4 6.2 is a product of German developer vjoon, and is fully compatible with Adobe Creative Suite 5.
Posted May 06, 2010
Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced a multi-phase collaboration with IBM that would focus on the enabling optimal technology configurations and integrations between Akamai's Web application acceleration services and IBM WebSphere software. As part of this initiative, WebSphere DataPower Appliance with Application Optimization can now be configured to leverage Akamai's Web Application Accelerator service.
Posted May 06, 2010
CommonTime's mobile enterprise software mSuite is now compatible with the iPad. Previously, mSuite had only been compatible with the iPhone.
Posted May 06, 2010
Author-it Software Corporation (ASC) is launching Author-it Assist, a program that enables organizations to create and personalize their own user assistance for any third-party software application. Rather than sifting through pages of developer-created material, Author-it customers can create their own customized user help guides.
Posted May 06, 2010
Central Desktop unveiled Central Desktop for Office, a new cloud-enabled document collaboration tool for Microsoft Office users, at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. Central Desktop for Office allows users to simultaneously co-author documents in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in real time.
Posted May 06, 2010
ECM provider Open Text Corporation will include Rights Management Services (RMS) in the Open Text ECM Suite. The new feature will allow Open Text customers to safeguard confidential and sensitive information from unauthorized uses, even after it leaves the company's hands.
Posted May 06, 2010
Insider Pages, a subsidiary of Citysearch, LLC, announced the launch of Doctor Finder, a new tool devoted to making it easy to find a doctor, dentist or medical specialist based on the criteria most important to patients. Users can search for a doctor based on factors such as patient ratings and specialty, insurance plans accepted, board certification and record, gender and years of experience.
Posted May 06, 2010
Multisource video news service Newsy raised $2 million in its second round of funding. Newsy culls news video from different sources and analyzes it to highlight differences in reportage.
Posted May 06, 2010
dotCMS, a Java-based open source CMS, introduced its new Partner Program. The program allows Partners to encapsulate their domain expertise in the form of Accelerators, technology modules that meet specific vertical or horizontal needs.
Posted May 04, 2010
Grouply announced its Grouply on Facebook application, an app that leverages the Facebook Like button to provide personalized, real-time recommendations of relevant Yahoo! Groups, Google Groups, and Grouply Groups to Facebook's 400 million active users.
Posted May 04, 2010
Ex Libris Group announced the general release of version 3.0 of the Primo discovery and delivery solution. The major new functionality in version 3.0 is the result of continued collaboration with the rapidly expanding international Primo community, consisting of over 270 sites that span 29 countries on six continents.
Posted May 04, 2010
Brightcove announced that The Financial Times selected Brightcove's technology to power its ad-supported online video initiatives at FT.com. The online video initiative includes the new video section of the FT.com, and includes features such as an "Editor's Choice" selection of top videos, a "Most Popular" section, and the ability to conduct searches on various criteria.
Posted May 04, 2010
Digital publishing vendor YUDU Media announced that it has launched a cross-platform self-publishing solution that enables users to create their own digital publications that are viewable on the web, iPad, and iPhone via custom-built branded apps. The company also announced that the availability of self-publishing applications for all other major ereaders and mobile devices will follow in the coming months.
Posted May 04, 2010
kCura announced the launch of Relativity Six, the newest version of its e-discovery software. The release includes changes to the platform core that enhance speed and scalability, as well as innovations to end-user functionality, providing greater insight into case data.
Posted May 04, 2010
Vivisimo launched the Information Optimization Assessment, a professional services offering that helps organizations align information assets with strategic goals. The new service was born out of the best practices and insight gained by Vivisimo consultants during the successful adoption of Vivisimo's award-winning Velocity Platform into numerous Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.
Posted May 04, 2010
Nordic River announced TextFlow Desktop, an update to its TextFlow solution, that gives users of Microsoft Word and Open Office a way to collaborate and dynamically review documents with complete control over the work process. Earlier TextFlow releases deleted images and tables before merging, creating the task of replacing them within the final document once all editing was completed.
Posted May 04, 2010
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