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Five Across, Inc. has extended its technology to enable the creation of multi-page Web sites. Available immediately, the hosted service, Bubbler, provides page navigation that is generated automatically; updates text and pages in real time; provides drag-and-drop photo, audio, and video sharing; and has a group model that provides wiki-like collaboration for authorized users.

Posted May 20, 2005

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced the release of dPub version 3.0, a new version of its digital edition solution with a focus on enhancing the user interface. dPub was designed to retain the familiar look, feel, and design of the printed publication with added links to external content and embedded audio and video.

Posted May 13, 2005

Quadralay Corporation, a provider of electronic publishing solutions, has announced the launch of WebWorks ePublisher Pro, a solution for creating online content. The new desktop ePublishing software is designed to leverage the power of XML and allow users to create customized content for the Web, intranets, professional online Help systems, portable devices, enterprise-ready XML, or PDFs.

Posted May 13, 2005

Onstream Media Corporation, an online service provider of on-demand, rich media communications, has announced the availability of the Onstream Digital Media Services Platform (DMSP).

Posted May 13, 2005

Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced the launch of a new program to digitize back issues of all its journal holdings, dating back to the 1800s, on Wiley InterScience, its online publishing platform. Wiley's digitization of legacy content is an ongoing project designed to improve the research pathway and ensure content discovery is as seamless and time efficient as possible.

Posted May 10, 2005

Cadmus markets itself as “the world’s largest provider of content management and production services to scientific, technical, and medical journal publishers and the fourth largest periodicals printer in North America.”

Posted May 05, 2005

RealObjects has released version 4.2 of the WYSIWYG XHTML/XML editor edit-on Pro. The editor is designed to complement Web-based content management, knowledge management, and elearning systems and streamline the process of in-browser Web authoring across platforms without installation of client-side software.

Posted May 03, 2005

I don’t know if my art is a dying one, but I do know that the way I have done business is fading like a weathered signpost. No doubt a lot of old-school publishing pros are haunted by similar specters: blogging, community journalism, news-harvesting tools, templated software that will “do the writing for you.” A multitude of new-world media methods are redirecting the flow of information, putting its navigation into hands other than our own.

Posted May 02, 2005

NXTbook Media (NBM), a provider of developing technology-based solutions for digital magazines, has introduced the NeXT generation of the NXTbook publishing platform, the NXTbook 2.0. The platform includes a new interface, faster page loading, enhanced searching capabilities, digital rights management and the ability to store text data in XML repositories.

Posted Apr 29, 2005

Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, has launched publication. Accessible at, the ejournal is intended to provide a platform for the dissemination of new practices and for dialogue emerging out of the field of sustainability.

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced the launch of the Analytical Sciences Backfile Collection and AntiBase 2005 and AmicBase 2005, two new database products designed for researchers and scientists.

Posted Apr 22, 2005

Sonic Foundry Inc., a provider of automated rich media solutions, has announced the availability of the Mediasite LX Rich Media Server, a new platform designed to give organizations automated control over the lifecycle of their rich media content.

Posted Apr 22, 2005

Idiom Technologies, Inc. (Idiom), an enterprise software company that combines XML publishing and globalization, has closed a $6 million round of venture financing. The Series E round includes investors Sigma Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, Globespan Capital Partners, and Greylock.

Posted Apr 19, 2005

Knovel Corporation, a provider of Web-based information services for engineers, scientists, and librarians, has announced that the company is partnering with the National Academies Press (NAP), publisher for the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, to create an electronic version of the Institute of Medicine’s Food Chemicals Codex (FCC).

Posted Apr 15, 2005

XyEnterprise, a provider of XML content management and enterprise publishing solutions, has announced the availability of the latest releases of its flagship products: Content@ 3.2 XML content management software and XML Professional Publisher (XPP) 7.3 enterprise publishing application.

Posted Apr 15, 2005

Serena Software, Inc. has announced that the next release of Serena Collage, the company's Web content and change management solution will integrate with Macromedia Contribute 3.1, a Web authoring environment enabling customers to contribute, manage, and update Web site content with minimal support from IT.

Posted Apr 15, 2005

XyEnterprise, a developer of XML content management and enterprise publishing software, has announced that its XML Professional Publisher (XPP) publishing software now integrates with Design Science's standards-based MathFlow Editor. XPP is an XML-based publishing system used to produce scientific, technical, and medical journals, as well as many other types of print and electronic publications.

Posted Apr 08, 2005

Six Apart, a provider of weblogging software and services, and Adobe collaborated to build a set of visual tools that lets designers create and update Movable Type and TypePad templates right from the GoLive design environment.

Posted Apr 08, 2005

Microsoft Corp. has announced that it is extending the Microsoft Connected Services Framework to organizations in the broadcast and film industries. The Connected Services Framework, an integrated, server-based software solution, is designed to enable broadcast companies and film studios to streamline the creation, management, and delivery of digital content.

Posted Apr 08, 2005

I have always admired online dieting company, in part because its success underscored important principles about how content makes money online. With 200,000 paid members at any one time (1.8 million total over its history), demonstrates that consumers will pay for sites that make content a service. By crafting genuine “plans” for dieting and backing them up with encouragement, 24/7 support, advisors, peer forums, and a ton of editorial, is more of a community than simply a site. The company hits all of the right e-revenue-generating notes. So I was taken aback when eDiets launched a series of online magazines.

Posted Apr 06, 2005

NXTbook Media (NBM), a technology-based company that provides multimedia digital publishing solutions, has selected Mirror Image Internet Inc.’s content delivery solution in an effort to reliably deliver its clients’ digital publications to readers all over the world.

Posted Mar 29, 2005

MadCap Software, Inc. has announced MadCap Flare, a new XML-based authoring tool that is designed to empower technical writers, Help authors, and other documentation professionals to compose content in XML format without requiring any knowledge of the XML language or XML programming. MadCap Flare features a visual editor that allows users to compose content similar to how they would in Microsoft Word.

Posted Mar 25, 2005

O'Reilly Media and Safari Books Online have announced SafariU, a new service that offers computer technology educators and trainers a rich platform for creating both online and print materials tailored to their teaching needs. Safari Books Online is a joint venture of O'Reilly and the Pearson Technology Group (PTG), a division of Pearson plc.

Posted Mar 22, 2005

A year ago I would have said that the XML-based RSS protocol is still way too geeky for mainstream users, but RSS is catching on at a remarkable rate. The question is, how will content companies profit from its popularity?

Posted Mar 22, 2005

A simple yet powerful automatic translation tool for small to medium-sized businesses. Plug-ins for the most commonly used applications facilitate basic translations. The Systran Translation Project Manager coupled with the Systran Dictionary Manager helps companies achieve publishable translated content without hiring a full time professional translator.

Posted Mar 18, 2005