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Wolfram Research, makers of the Wolfram|Alpha "computational knowledge engine," announced a series of new features and updates for the popular service.
Posted Dec 29, 2009
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a philanthropic organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the institution of journalism, announced a grant of $200,000 to The Huffington Post Investigate Fund.
Posted Dec 29, 2009
Twitter announced that it will be expanding its messaging service to include additional location-based functions thanks to its recent acquisition of Mixer Labs, creators of the GeoAPI comprehensive geolocation service.
Posted Dec 29, 2009
IT research and analysis firm Gartner, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of AMR Research, a research and advisor firm for supply chain management and IT professionals.
Posted Dec 29, 2009
Delivery and consulting company Limelight Networks, Inc. announced an agreement to acquire online advertising developer EyeWonder, Inc.
Posted Dec 29, 2009
Serials Solutions 360 services have had their Japanese-language search capabilities modified.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Emerald Group Publishing Limited has announced an agreement with Knovel under which 11 titles from Emerald's Transport portfolio will be accessible through Knovel's online database.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a $1.4 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, beginning in January 2010.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Research and Markets has released "Knowledge Management-Worldwide Market Trends" as part of its offering.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Oxford University Press (OUP) has signed an agreement with Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to license the reuse of approximately 100,000 books and journals from the U.S. and Oxford University Press in the U.K.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Audiobook and ebook distributor OverDrive has announced the beta release of an audiobook app that enables Android users to download their digital audiobooks wirelessly.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Scientists at University College Dublin (UCD) have developed a system intended to improve the helpfulness of online customer reviews, and have been awarded a distinguished paper award at the British Computer Society's annual Artificial Intelligence Conference for their efforts.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Evryx Technologies, Inc., has announced the completion of an interim funding round led by T.R. Winston & Company.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
OneForty, Inc., has raised $1.6 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
Posted Dec 22, 2009
Vbrick Systems announced that it has been awarded a contract to develop an enterprise-class video service for the US Federal Trade Commission.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Credo Reference announced an agreement with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to integrate that organization's Factbook 2010 into the Credo online collection.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Thomson Reuters Foundation launched the Emergency Information Service, a new program designed to respond to major national disasters around the world by deploying expert "Action-Units" of journalists to the scenes of major catastrophes to seek out, collect, and disseminate life-saving information.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Altova announced the release of Altova MapForce 2010, an update to its MapForce line of data mapping tools.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Open source ECM developer Alfresco announced a partnership with cloud computing manager RightScale that will bring added flexibility to the deployment of Alfresco's ECM solutions.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
EMC Corporation announced the release of InputAccel CaptureFlow, a new tool for designers that features a drag-and-drop environment in which customers can rapidly design and construct document capture processes.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
HyperOffice announced the beta for its reworked set of cloud computing office collaboration tools for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Gale, part of Cengage Learning, announced the launch of an iPhone application for its AccessMyLibrary library advocacy program.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
IBM announced new features for its portal management platform with the release of WebSphere Portal 6.1.5 and its Lotus Connections social software.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Photo-hosting site Photobucket and wireless imaging services provider Ontela announced that they reached an agreement whereby the two companies will merge operations
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Borders Group, Inc. has announced a strategic investment and commercial partnership with Kobo, Inc., a global eReading service that is the newly named spin-off of Toronto-based Indigo Books & Music Inc.'s Shortcovers digital reading initiative.
Posted Dec 18, 2009
Ex Libris Group has announced a new group of partners, the first academic institutions to collaborate with the company on its Primo Central index of scholarly materials.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Wiley-Blackwell announced the launch of Essential Evidence, an online addition to its evidence-based content resource Essential Evidence Plus.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
EPiServer has added an integrated ecommerce platform to its existing web content management and community platform.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Flat World Knowledge will be providing its textbooks to Bookshare, an online library for people with "print disabilities," or a condition that affects their ability to read.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Vasont Systems announced the release of the next interim version of their content management system (CMS), Vasont 12.2.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
In response to the increasing use of Twitter by commercial users, the popular social networking site is beginning to experiment with some business-specific features.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Bitrix Intranet Portal 8.5, the latest such release from Bitrix, Inc., is now available.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Bloomberg L.P. has acquired New Energy Finance, a news source for the energy market.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Digital entertainment company Widevine has sold $15 million in shares to a combination of investors, including Liberty Global and Samsung Ventures, the venture capital arm of Samsung Group.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Interactive Data Corporation announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 7ticks, LLC, a provider of electronic trading networks and managed services.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Springer Science+Business Media is under new ownership.
Posted Dec 15, 2009
Symyx Technologies and the Royal Society of Chemistry announced a collaborative effort to enhance the usability and accessibility of public scientific databases.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Mobility developer CommonTime announced support for Acer's Liquid A1 Android device with its mNotes Wireless Lotus Notes application.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
On-demand software provider KIT digital announced a joint venture agreement with Latinstock Digital LLC, a distributor based in Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires and part of the Latinstock distribution consortium.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Atex announced the latest release of its Polopoly CMS platform.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Social media developer LivingSocial released an app for the iPhone that gives users access to daily coupon offers based on participation, and allows restaurants and other stores to promote their business through LivingSocial's community.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
This week, IBM opened a laboratory in Hong Kong devoted to supporting the cloud computing services of its LotusLive suite, the company reported.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Rich media developer MediaBeacon announced that the next release of its MediaBeacon digital asset management suite will be developed on the latest version of the Google Web Toolkit, giving users access to increased portability, and plug-and-play widgets using the OpenSocial API.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Zoho unveiled an update to its Zoho Challenge test creation and evaluation software.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Systems Alliance released Enhancement Pack 6, an update and expansion for its SiteExecutive CMS platform, which simplifies the process of constructing organizational websites for non-technical workers.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
The Media Convergence Group, which owns and operates the news synthesis site Newsy.com, announced that it has secured the first $450,000 in a fundraising round with a total goal of $2 million.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
Enterprise search company Coveo announced the completion of a round of Series B financing that secured the company $8.2 million in funds.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
A group of publishers and an international media conglomerate announced the formation of a joint venture to develop a digital storefront for media content this week.
Posted Dec 11, 2009
The I3A announced that Google joined the organization as a participating member, and would be collaborating with existing member Microsoft to take part in the organization's Camera Phone Image Quality Initiative, a program designed to create metrics for camera phone image quality testing.
Posted Dec 08, 2009
Non-profit Copyright Clearance Center announced that John Wiley & Sons selected CCC's Rightslink platform as the online licensing solution for the publisher's portfolio of scientific journals and encyclopedias.
Posted Dec 08, 2009
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