Web Services

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

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

As anyone who's ever shopped online can tell you, finding a general category of items is the easy part. The hard part is figuring out which one you want to buy. On Monday, April 12, Endeca released Commerce Suite 2.1 with hopes of helping companies combat this conundrum.

Posted Apr 13, 2010

HyperOffice expanded the global marketing channels for the new version of its cloud-computing collaboration and communication suite. The company will be partnering with commercial open source and cloud software distributor Virtual Network Consult GmbH (VNC) to deliver the tools to business users in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Posted Apr 08, 2010

Central Desktop, a SaaS social technology platform for business teams, integrated Adeptol Document Viewer into its collaboration platform. Central Desktop users will now be able to access 300 document formats through a single web-based platform, the company claims, at higher speeds.

Posted Apr 06, 2010

New data analysis tools are overwhelmingly enhancing the way we access data. These new offerings from content providers allow us to do more with the information we find so that we can extract more meaning and insight from the content.

Posted Apr 05, 2010

The Data Harmony suite of products will now be available through SaaS and cloud computing technology, parent company Access Innovations announced. This model eliminates the need for companies to purchase the software and acquire appropriate support equipment and personnel up front.

Posted Mar 30, 2010

When a 15-year-old kid doesn't know or care what people think about him, he tends to get a boost in punk-rock credibility. When a company doesn't know or care what people think about it, it tends to go out of business. Brand and reputation management is obviously important to a company, and Amherst, Mass.-based Lexalytics is trying to bring the kind of analytical advantages enjoyed by large corporations to smaller companies with Lexascope, the company's latest web-based API for the masses released Tuesday, March 23.

Posted Mar 25, 2010

PR Newswire and EDGAR Online, Inc. jointly announced that they have agreed to work together to deliver next-generation compliance and communications offerings based on XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) technology. As part of the agreement, PR Newswire's Vintage Filings division will immediately offer EDGAR Online's XBRL tagging and filing services as part of their SEC compliance offerings.

Posted Mar 25, 2010

StatusNet Inc. has launched the StatusNet Cloud Service for public beta.

Posted Mar 11, 2010

Business communications developer Bitrix announced the availability of its Bitrix Internet Portal through the software-as-a-service model, allowing customers to take advantage of the service on-demand and with minimal infrastructure.

Posted Feb 26, 2010

Adobe brought its LiveCycle Enterprise Suite (ES) to the cloud.

Posted Feb 09, 2010

Mark Logic Corporation has unveiled MarkLogic Cloud Services, a new line of services that will make Mark Logic software available on Amazon Web Services.

Posted Jan 26, 2010

While it may be assumed that most professionals in the business technology industry have a general concept of cloud computing, an August 2009 survey by Proofpoint, a provider of SaaS email security, email archiving, and data loss-prevention solutions, found that may not be the case. Many IT professionals are still confused about the term's actual meaning.

Posted Jan 22, 2010

It's no secret that "cloud computing" is fast becoming one of 2010's hottest buzzwords. With this in mind, Alfresco, an open source enterprise content management system provider, announced on Tuesday, January 12, the company the availability of Alfresco Enterprise Edition 3.2 - the new features of which focus largely on cloud capability.

Posted Jan 15, 2010

Authoring and translation developer XML-INTL announced the release of XTM Suite 5.0, the latest version of its translation management suite.

Posted Jan 08, 2010

MadCap Software announced the availability of its latest offering: MadPak Multilingual (MadPak ML).

Posted Jan 05, 2010

HyperOffice announced the beta for its reworked set of cloud computing office collaboration tools for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Posted Dec 18, 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

Inmedius announced the general release of iConvert, an environment for the conversion of technical documents into XML.

Posted Dec 04, 2009

A new SaaS feature from ebrary, Title Preview, is now available to the public.

Posted Dec 01, 2009

Independent software vendor JustSystems announced the availability of XMetaL Reviewer 6.0 and XMetaL Author Enterprise 6.0, the latest versions of the company's collaborative XML structured authoring and document reviewing tools.

Posted Nov 13, 2009

Swedish Cloud OS developer icloud has released a new version of its desktop, with a Super Search capability and an updated start menu.

Posted Nov 03, 2009

With a theme of "Net Initiatives for Tough Times," this year's Internet Librarian show in Monterey, CA tapped into the key issue facing librarians and information managers in every setting: how to do more with less, while always proving your contributions to the success of your organization.

Posted Oct 30, 2009

Wolfram Alpha LLC has made available its newest release, Wolfram Alpha Webservice Application Programming Interface (API).

Posted Oct 20, 2009