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Attensity Group, a developer of business user applications that generate value from unstructured data, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Biz360 Inc., a provider of social media monitoring and market intelligence solutions. The company hopes that the acquisition will significantly enhance its ability to track and benefit from online conversations.
Posted Apr 29, 2010
KIT digital, Inc., a provider of on-demand software solutions for managing video assets, closed a sale of 4,230,770 shares of common stock at $13.00 per share. The sale resulted in gross proceeds to the company of $55 million, with net proceeds of $50.3 million after underwriting discounts, commissions, legal fees, and other expenses.
Posted Apr 29, 2010
Healthline Networks, a provider of intelligent health information services, announced that it has raised $14 million in a third round of financing led by Investor Growth Capital (IGC), the venture capital arm of Investor AB. The round also includes strategic financing from GE/NBC Universal's Peacock Equity Fund, a joint venture between GE Capital's Media, Communications & Entertainment business, NBC Universal, and Reed Elsevier Ventures.
Posted Apr 29, 2010
A new publication from CCH, part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, offers daily e-mails, access to an online searchable database and the ability to sign up for breaking news alerts. Employment Law Daily covers current federal and state court decisions with links to full text from supreme courts, appellate courts and district courts.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Enterprise text analytics company TEMIS announced that it has joined the Endeca Extend partner program to help customers quickly and easily integrate Luxid content enrichment capabilities directly into the Endeca Information Access Platform. TEMIS can build integrations to a public API supported by Endeca with the aim of cutting costs and increasing ease of integration.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Japanese software vendor JustSystems and automated XML content conversion provider Stilo International are forming a partnership to integrate Stilo Migrate v2and JustSystems XMetaL Author Enterprise 6.0. Migrate v2 is a new system, available online or deployable onsite, that is designed to reduce the time and cost of content conversion projects in various content types, including rich media.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) E-Government Satisfaction Index, Americans are satisfied with their online government experience. The index registers a 75.1 on a 100-point scale in the first quarter of 2010, 1.5 points higher than in the first quarter of 2009 and just shy of the highest level of citizen satisfaction with online government (75.2), set in the third quarter of 2009.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
The Washington Post announced the launch of Network News, which integrates Facebook to create a more personalized and social experience for users on The Washington Post's website. Readers can now sign in to the paper's website and use the "like" button to indicate interest in an article and view recommendations from friends.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
TeamViewer GmbH expanded its multiplatform online communication and collaboration product to Linux. TeamViewer had previously only been available on Windows and Mac machines.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Lionbridge and IBM announced a partnership agreement to support the development of automated translation technology. According to the agreement, IBM will offer Lionbridge's SaaS text-to-text language automation software.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Semantic enrichment and taxonomy development company Access Innovations announced a new series of updates to its Data Harmony products that are aimed at MarkLogic Server users. Data Harmony aims to improve search capability by creating and integrating metadata based on a taxonomy or controlled vocabulary.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Microblogging giant Twitter announced the acquisition of a startup called Cloudhopper that specializes in connecting SMS carrier systems. Cloudhopper had already been partnering with Twitter for the previous 8 months.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
TransPerfect and Astoria Software announced that they have completed a merger. TransPerfect specializes in translation services and technology, while Astoria deals in SaaS on-demand Component Content Management (CCM) software.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Enterprise cloud computing company salesforce.com entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jigsaw, a cloud data services company. The combination of Jigsaw and salesforce.com will allow companies to find, purchase, and manage data that is integrated with their CRM apps.
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Oxford University Press announced the launch of Oxford Bibliographies Online, a series of "ultimate reading lists" that present bibliographies in several disciplines selected by leading subject experts and vetted by the highest professional standards. The product launched with modules on Classics, Islamic Studies, Criminology, and Social Work, with an additional 10-12 subject area modules scheduled to launch within the next year.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
Thomson Reuters unveiled Elektron, its next generation data distribution network. Thomson Reuters Elektron is a global network and hosting environment that lets financial firms access and share information faster and more cost effectively. The service enables firms to trade faster, using complete coverage of real time financial information and direct market connection through a secure cloud.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
Extensis, a division of Celartem Inc., announced that they have begun testing a new web font service that enables commercial web designers to incorporate custom fonts into websites.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
BLiNQ Media, a social engagement advertising company, announced the beta version of BLiNQ Ad Manager (BAM), a new technology designed to make it easier for big brands to deliver break-through results in social networks. Built on the Facebook Ads API, the technology provides brand marketers and agencies with the ability to manage Facebook social ad campaigns.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
MediaBeacon, Inc., a provider of rich media solutions, announced the general availability of MediaBeacon R3volution Digital Asset Manager (DAM) version 3.0, an upgrade to its existing media management platform. The new release features a widget-based user experience that lets organizations simulate desktop apps through a browser, using the Google Web Toolkit and other open web standards.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
SwiftKnowledge, LLC released Version 9 of its web-based BI and business analytics technology. The company's technology offers robust analytic capabilities via an integrated, single-product code base, a data packet engine that accelerates queries and promotes self-service BI, and cell-based security.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
Communications group Wikio announced the acquisition of Neotia, a buzz monitoring and decision analysis firm catering to the needs of marketing agencies. Wikio announced that the acquisition put them in a position to analyze brand influence and company reputation through blogs, forums, social networks, and other services.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
Oracle announced that it has agreed to acquire Phase Forward, a provider of clinical and drug safety solutions. Oracle hopes to use the acquisition to bolster its Health Sciences Suite with tools that will enable researchers and others to more effectively and securely capture and share data.
Posted Apr 22, 2010
Credo Reference signed an agreement to integrate five Princeton University Press titles into the Credo General Reference collection. Credo users will have full access to the following titles: The Princeton Companion to Mathematics, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy, The Handbook of Economic Sociology, and The Princeton Guide to Ecology.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Nucleus Medical Media launched a new version of Scientific and Medical ART Imagebase (SMART Imagebase), a subscription-based website available from EBSCO Publishing. SMART Imagebase includes illustrations, animations, illustrated monographs and interactive projects.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Oxford Bibliographies Online, an online arm of Oxford University Press (OUP), is opening its doors. The new service creates bibliographies in certain OUP subject areas. At present, Oxford Bibliographies Online is available in classics, Islamic studies, social work and criminology, with an additional 10-12 subjects coming later this year.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions, Inc., launched a service that consolidates its global scientific writing and communications businesses. The new service, called inScience Communications, features scientific writing services and market consultancy services.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions, Inc., launched a service that consolidates its global scientific writing and communications businesses. The new service, called inScience Communications, features scientific writing services and market consultancy services.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
SDL Structured Content Technologies division offers a CMS for web and smartphone users that attempts to make web publishing interactive technical data. SDL LiveContent is a next generation dynamic delivery engine that produces an interactive document with rich animated graphics, sophisticated search for easy navigation and analytics that allow companies to understand how customers are using their content.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
IntraLinks announced a new version of its business process collaboration platform, which will be immediately available to its customers. This release follows IntraLinks' recent release of new integration technologies-the IntraLinks API, IntraLinks Integration Adaptor and IntraLinks Connectors-and a multi-lingual platform.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Central Desktop today announced the availability of the new Central Desktop Web Folders feature. Web Folders allows users to interact with their Central Desktop files and folders directly from their local computers.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Axceler introduced release 3.8 of ControlPoint, its Microsoft SharePoint administration and deployment software. ControlPoint 3.8 is available for download on Axceler's website.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Springer Science+Business Media expanded its service on www.AuthorMapper.com, a free analytical online tool for discerning trends, patterns and subject experts within scientific research. AuthorMapper offers searchable content from all Springer and BioMed Central journals, and now offers ebook data.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
SwiftKnowledge released Version 9 of its web-based business intelligence (BI) and business analytics software. Version 9 features a new user interface and dashboard designed for greater flexibility, new search capabilities, and the inclusion of structured and unstructured data.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Alfresco Software announced the immediate availability of Alfresco Community Edition 3.3 for download. This release includes integrations with IBM Lotus Social software and a preview of an upcoming Google Docs integration.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
ohn Wiley & Sons, Inc. offers a website that allows potential e-reader buyers to compare one device to another. The site, eReaderResource.com, compares 13 current models of e-readers, including offerings from Apple and Amazon, among others.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Spredfast, an Austin, Texas-based enterprise social media management system, netted $1.6 million in funding from Austin Ventures. Funds from the Series A round will go toward building the Spredfast brand and business development.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
PubMatic, a company that provides online publishers with technology and services to increase advertising revenue, closed a Series C funding round worth $7.5 million. All told, PubMatic has raised $18 million in total.
Posted Apr 20, 2010
Gale announced an agreement with Newsweek, Inc., covering the licensing of Newsweek, Newsweek International and Newsweek.com content for all Gale products.Newsweek content is found in a variety of Gale products including InfoTrac, Grzimek's Animal Life, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, Student Resource Center and many others.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
A new collection of ebooks for government agencies and institutions has been released by ebrary. Government Complete, as the collection is called, features more than 47,000 ebooks and other titles from over 425 publishers, including McGraw-Hill, MIT Press, Oxford University Press, and Wiley.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
The latest release of SDL Translation Management System will feature the industry-recognized LISA QA Model and SAE J2450 linguistic standard, the information management company announced. The LISA QA Model and SAE J2450 standard are designed to help manage the quality assurance process for all components of a localization project.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
Jahia released Jahia Enterprise Edition v6.1, with a number of new features. Version 6.1 gets an optimized search mechanism, search engine optimization features, and newmapping definition and new social modules to engage website visitors.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
Japanese software vendor JustSystems released version 6.0 of XMetaL XMAX, an embeddable ActiveX component, and XMetaL Developer, an XML configuration tool. The 6.0 releases will broaden support for for a wider variety of customized XML formats.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
Autonomy Corporation plc launched version 7.1 of its Virage MediaBin platform. The combined digital asset management system/CMS allows users to identify relevant rich media assets.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
Critical Media's Syndicaster service, which allows broadcasters to use one-click publishing, has now expanded to mobile and Apple devices. The Syndicaster platform allows users to edit and create video clips remotely from over-the-air video content, web feeds, and uploaded video, and distribute video clips online within moments of air-time or on-location recording.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
Basis Technology Corporation entered a long-term licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp. to provide advanced linguistic technology for Bing web search. Currently, Basis' Rosette Platform is used to analyze text in several languages on Bing searches with the goal of improving search efficiency and results.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
IBM is adding new tools and services, language support and pricing to its LotusLive cloud services, including integrated business products and services from UPS, SkypeTM, salesforce.com and Silanis.IBM will also offer a cloud service package combining social networking and email for business for $7.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
BlueCielo ECM Solutions acquired a 70% stake in Kronodoc Oy, a Finnish company that creates document management software for the engineering and construction sector. With Korondoc's management taking over the remaining 30%, the previous owners, a collection of funds managed by Pohjola Captal Partners and Canelco Capital, ABB, Shawfield Overseas SA, and Novitra Investment Oy.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
The Library of Congress will store archived copies of every public Tweet ever sent, beginning with the company's founding in March 2006. The archives will be stored digitally with the intention of preserving Tweets related to important historical events.
Posted Apr 15, 2010
FatWire Software announced two new products, FatWire Community Server and FatWire Gadget Server. These products enable organizations to create personalized and interactive websites for marketing and social networking purposes.
Posted Apr 14, 2010
A new partnership will add the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents File (ETOC) to EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). ETOC was created to identify journal articles and conference papers from the British Library's Document Supply collections. The resource includes more than 36 million records providing broad subject coverage across all academic disciplines, with 2.5 million articles being added each year.
Posted Apr 13, 2010
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