Content Delivery

KnowNow has announced the launch of eLerts, an instant notification service for RSS.

Posted Oct 07, 2005

NewsGator Technologies, Inc., an RSS platform company, has announced that it has acquired NetNewsWire, an RSS reader for Mac OS X. NewsGator also announced that NetNewsWire will integrate tightly with the NewsGator Online synchronization platform.

Posted Oct 07, 2005

Cadmus Communications Corporation announced that it has released QLU, a content delivery solution to provide access control, delivery, and search functionality for the reference book and directory publishing markets.

Posted Sep 30, 2005

Mirror Image, a content delivery network (CDN) provider, is letting customers roll over their unused contractual monthly services, just like wireless carriers that allow their customers to carry over their unused minutes.

Posted Sep 27, 2005

AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association and NPES, the Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, have announced that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has approved PDF/Archive (PDF/A).

Posted Sep 16, 2005

In July, RSS Investors, LP announced the creation of the first investment fund specializing in companies based on the Really Simple Syndication (RSS) family of standards and services. The fund, created by Jim Moore, John Palfrey, Richard Fishman, and Steve Smith and Tom Crowley (representing Ritchie Capital Management), will focus on supporting and nurturing the technologies and leaders who are championing RSS-related technologies, including news aggregation, blogs, and new classes of search engines.

Posted Sep 16, 2005

ePALS Classroom Exchange, an Internet collaborative classroom network, and, a tool for anyone tracking what people are saying about the topics they care about, have announced a joint partnership to develop and release ePALS StudentBlog, a safe and protected blogging tool designed for teachers, students, and parents to search, publish, and share classroom projects across cultures and continents in an age-appropriate environment.

Posted Sep 13, 2005

Adobe Systems Incorporated, a provider of software solutions to create, manage, and deliver high-impact, reliable digital content has announced Adobe FrameMaker 7.2, the latest version of its authoring and publishing software.

Posted Sep 13, 2005

Phelios has announced the release of an offline internet software tool for Webmasters called, "RSS Writer."

Posted Sep 13, 2005

The people who underwrite content (a.k.a. media buyers) speak about audience and media “fragmentation” as if it were nuclear proliferation, an insidious third world plot that needs to be contained or outsmarted. As eyeballs scatter to on-demand sources (DVRs, VOD, RSS, podcasts) and user-generated niches (blogs, social networking) the big question becomes how to “re-aggregate” these audiences with things like blog\pod\RSS ad networks that blast the same old message into these dispersed archipelagos of interest. The answer is...

Posted Sep 12, 2005

Global Graphics has released Version 4.0 of Jaws PDF Server, its server-based software solution that lets system administrators create automated PDF workflows that manage the conversion of users' documents into PDF files for corporate file sharing.

Posted Sep 09, 2005

JetBrains, Inc., creators of productivity-enhancing tools, has announced the availability of Omea Pro 2.0, the newest version of its Integrated Information Environment for managing multiple forms of incoming electronic information; as well as, existing files of all formats on the desktop.

Posted Sep 09, 2005

Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced enhancements to its Adobe LiveCycle server platform.

Posted Sep 09, 2005

Softplicity, a software development company, has added the Total PDF Converter to its family of Windows utilities, known under the Coolutils brand.

Posted Sep 02, 2005

TACODA, a provider of behaviorally-targeted online advertising solutions, has partnered with BURST! Media and Akamai to deliver infrastructure services for TACODA Audience Networks.

Posted Aug 26, 2005

Altova, creator of XMLSpy, MapForce, and other software development and data integration tools, has announced the launch of a new online resource that describes how current and emerging business problems can be solved using XML and other technologies.

Posted Aug 26, 2005

Feedster, Inc., an Internet search engine and advertising network for blogs and RSS feeds, has launched the FEEDSTER Top 500, a new ranking of the most interesting and important blogs in the U.S.

Posted Aug 19, 2005

From the start, Adobe fine-tuned Acrobat with releases every 18 months or so. Most releases offered stunning new features, often with a modified interface, and an increasingly heavier client footprint that took correspondingly larger amounts of storage and time to load. Some versions seemed perfunctory; others offered significant new capabilities. Acrobat 7 falls into the latter camp. After letting the new 7.0 release settle down with the inevitable service upgrade, what is really new about Acrobat 7.01? More important, given Adobe’s acquisition of Macromedia, is it time to fundamentally reconsider your use of Adobe and Acrobat?

Posted Aug 17, 2005

Back in 2000 when it looked as though the entire world’s content would soon be digitized, a myth developed that in the not-too-distant future, paper books would be supplanted by ebooks. While this hasn't come to pass, ebooks have wormed their way into the reference market and may have found a home.

Posted Aug 10, 2005

Google has added a new feature to Google News that enables users to receive Google News results as RSS or Atom feeds in their feed reader of choice.

Posted Aug 09, 2005

In mid-May, Audible, a provider of digital spoken audio content, and Pearson Education, an educational publisher, announced a partnership to develop and distribute audio-only study guides to college students as a supplement to Pearson’s textbook product line.

Posted Aug 08, 2005

NewsGator Technologies, Inc., a RSS platform company, has announced the launch of NewsGator Enterprise Server (NGES).

Posted Aug 05, 2005

Industrial Audio Software has announced its iPodcast series of podcasting software will now become ePodcast.

Posted Aug 02, 2005

Knovel Corporation, a provider of Web-based information services, has announced the closing of its Series C financing round led by Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) on behalf of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, a $120 billion fund.

Posted Aug 02, 2005

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) may be really simple for publishers in terms of providing a quick alternate content delivery stream and it may be a relatively simple way to help avoid inbox info-glut, but it isn’t always so simple to integrate into an information-gathering routine. For the most part, RSS readers provide only the most basic functionality to do just that: read feeds. However, a few RSS readers out there are trying to do more—like help info-seekers find appropriate feeds, manage the incoming information for future use, and access it in different ways that suit a variety of needs. Pluck is one such feisty RSS reader.

Posted Aug 01, 2005