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Zimbra is open source server software for email and collaboration - email, group calendar, contacts, instant messaging, file storage and web document management. The Zimbra email and calendar server is available for Linux, Mac OS X and virtualization platforms. Zimbra syncs to smartpho...
Yahoo has evidently been rummaging through its closet looking for stuff it can sell off, especially now that it’s decided it’s a consumer company and will put $100 million into promoting that image starting Tuesday. Anyway, that business construction reportedly means it doesn’t nee...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Yahoo!, a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide, was named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place ...
Twisted Pair Solutions and IDV Solutions have announced their partnership in creating an entirely new communications client for the Microsoft Surface computer. Built upon Twisted Pair’s WAVE software technology and exploiting IDV’s extensive knowledge and experience in creating interac...
The following comments were delivered today by Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, dean of Webster University's School of Business & Technology, to introduce Twitter creator, co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey as the University's "Success to Significance 2009 Person of the Year." The event was ...
Microsoft’s share of U.S. searches jumped 22.1% in August to 10.7% of the market to Google’s 64.6%, up 2.6%, and Yahoo’s 16%, according to Nielsen. Yahoo was down 4.2%. Microsoft was up from 9% in July. That’s a sequential leap of 22.1% for Microsoft’s newfangled Bing search machine, b...
Google’s Chrome browser claims a bit under 3% of the market right now, but Chrome engineering director Linus Upson told Reuters that it expects to be at 5% at least in a year and if it’s not at 10% at least in two years, it’ll be “exceptionally disappointed.” It just released Chrome v3...
The Justice Department has asked for more information about the long-in-coming deal struck between Microsoft and Yahoo that would effectively take Yahoo out of the search business, replaced by Microsoft and its Bing widgetry, and theoretically create more of a speed bump as far as Goog...
The Canadian Marketing Association, Calgary Chapter (CMA Calgary) will host a luncheon event "The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Media Marketing" featuring prominent author, speaker, and marketing consultant Darren Barefoot on Wednesday September 30, 2009 at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel.
The new file manager features pop-up menus and an easier and faster navigation structure to make the user experience more intuitive. In addition, Nomadesk's appraised TheftGuard service, which allows users to remotely shred important docs on the Nomadesk drive in the event of theft or ...
With 3PAR, TrafficBroker has gone from a complex and poorly performing environment to a highly agile and efficient virtual datacenter running on a single, consolidated 3PAR InServ® Storage Server. TrafficBroker's unique performance-based payment terms for their customers give the marke...
The Spa and Salon Journal provides news, views and trends in the spa and salon industry. For those building a world-class Spa and Salon or those seeking the best in services, this site provides the latest in programs, fashion, trends and more.
According to the PRSA, the social media revolution has created a highly-competitive environment in which the PR, interactive marketing, and advertising communities must constantly vie for consumers' attention through these rapidly-changing platforms. As a result, social media must now ...
Remember back in 2005 when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was so ticked with the brain drain Microsoft was losing to Google that when Microsoft search VP Kai-fu Lee, the guy who started Microsoft Research China, walked into Ballmer's office and said he was going to Google too Ballmer thre...
Dr Kai-Fu Lee, who resigned from Google as Vice President and President of Google Greater China on 4 September, 2009, released a statement today that he was launching "a business creation platform focused on establishing the next wave of Chinese high-technology companies." As founder, ...
Got a digital camera? Now you can earn money selling your pictures on the Internet! If you have a good eye and if you are a creative person, you can generate very nice monthly income by selling your pictures on stock photography web sites. In a month or two you will start collecting mo...
Awarepoint Corporation, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location system (RTLS) solutions to the healthcare market, today announced that Edward J. Zander has joined the company's board of directors. Zander has spent more than 35 years in the technology sector. He has played a ...
The now bald-as-Bruce-Willis ex-Netscape wunderkind-recently-turned-VC Marc Andreessen, roundly trounced by Microsoft and its Internet Explorer widgetry 15 years ago, is underwriting an early-stage browser start-up called RockMelt about which little to nothing is known other than its d...
PC makers aren’t going to be compelled to put that Green Dam Internet filtering software on their boxes in order to sell them in China, according to the Wall Street Journal. The paper quoted industry minister Li Yizhong as saying in a turnabout Thursday that the program was always inte...
Microsoft has pretty much abandoned the notion of shipping Windows 7 in Europe without a browser. It threatened to take that step in mid-June before it capitulated to regulatory pressure and opted to give users a choice of browsers on a so-called "consumer ballot screen." It's st...
Will reading from ink on paper bring the same odd glances that those who still type (if any) on a typewriter now receive? There is something mystical about the experience of settling in with a newspaper. A park bench, a library couch, a kitchen table is transformed into a sacred place ...
In a rare advertising foray, Internet ad darling Google has harnessed the antique 3,000-year-old medium of billboards to push Google Apps. It's targeting traffic-stalled, mind-wandering commuters in New York, Chicago, Boston and San Francisco seeking corporate converts, apostates from ...
BT is pleased to announce that Kevin Marks has joined as Vice President of Web Services, reporting to JP Rangaswami, Managing Director of Service Design. Marks will be based in Mountain View at Ribbit -- Silicon Valley's First Phone Company -- the company BT acquired in July 2008. ...
In the past, we’ve brought you the Browser Brouhaha (Q408), a Social Networking Skirmish (Q109) and Twitter App Apocolypse (Q209). Well it’s that time again, so we’re going to be kicking off our Q3 Bug Battle later this week. For this quarter’s competition, we’ve chosen to turn our ...
A few more details of the hard-won Microsoft-Yahoo deal came out Tuesday when Yahoo filed an 8-K with the SEC: The pair has until October 27 to negotiate definitive agreements. If they can’t it goes to arbitration. Microsoft will pick up the check for getting the deal over the regulato...
Apple first thing Monday morning said Google CEO Eric Schmidt is leaving the Apple board, a position that has raised eyebrows with the regulators as Google enters sectors such as phones and operating systems in competition with Apple. The Apple announcement, put in the mouth of CEO Ste...
After going through hundreds of applicants and conducting a battery of tests and evaluations topseos, the independent authority on search, has completed their list for the month of August. The list consists of the best of the best when it comes to SEO and topseos.com has collected the ...
Microsoft’s long pursuit of Yahoo has finally culminated in a 10-year deal. It’s not the deal people expected, which is why Yahoo stock took a 12% fall in the hours after the companies laid it out Wednesday. Yahoo is going to sell search ads for the both of them. It’s going to use Micr...
Google sold back its 5% stake in AOL for $283 million to Time Warner, a loss of better than $700 million, which Google wrote off in January. According to Reuters the numbers value AOL at $5.7 billion. AOL is supposed to spin out later this year. Google bought the position in 2005 for a...
Email Data Source, Inc., the email marketing industry’s original source for email competitive intelligence, has announced that Twitter has officially become the most linked to social media outlet in email marketing campaigns. “In the data Email Data Source has been tracking, there ...
"Users will continue to experience search as a vital part of their Yahoo! experiences and will enjoy increased innovation thanks to the scale and resources this deal provides," sais Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz, as Yahoo! and Microsoft today announced an agreement that the companies believe ...
Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sal...
Microsoft's long, arduous, tempestuous pursuit of Yahoo is reportedly about to culminate in deal. The companies could sign an agreement Wednesday, according to the Wall Street Journal. The paper and others say they've heard the latest rendition of the deal has Yahoo using Microso...
Sourcefire, the cyber security house famous for Snort, the open source network intrusion prevention and detection system, has set up a Virtual 3D Partner Program so cloud computing companies and OEMs can leverage its new Virtual 3D Sensor and Virtual Defense Center appliances. The ...
New Zealand’s Postal Services Group (PSG), a business inside New Zealand Post Group that connects businesses and the community through mail and online services, is moving from Microsoft to Google Apps, security, compliance and web filtering. PSG has signed a three-year agreement with F...
The European Commission has invited European publishers, authors and copyright holders to a hearing September 7 on Google’s proposed $125 million US settlement on its out-of-print book-scanning project. It seems that copyright can’t traced for 90% of the books in Europe’s national libr...
Microsoft recently announced it was going to start opening up its own retail shops to go head to head, sort of, with Apple and its own hip and very successful retail outlets. Someone has now slipped the guys at Gizmodo a Powerpoint presentation from the retail design firm engaged to co...
To get the European Commission off its back and avoid another mammoth fine, Microsoft has offered to distribute other people's browsers with Windows, exactly what Opera, Google and Mozilla want. It's not something Microsoft wants to do but the company finds itself over a barrel. ...
Baidu, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009(1). "Our focus on execution drove another strong quarter for Baidu," said Robin Li, Baidu's chairman and CEO....
Yahoo’s revenues for the June quarter fell 13% year-over-year to $1.57 billion earning $141 million, up 8%, 10 cents a share, or 16 cents a share non-GAAP. The company, which took a $65 million restructuring charge, owes the earnings uptick to cost cuts.