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Content tagged with Productivity/Collaboration Apps posted in July 2011
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Get Collaborators To 'Touch And Feel' Unstructured Data
Commentary  |  7/31/2011
Rafi Holtzman and his Luidia team want to transform the way far-flung businesspeople work together.
How To Root Your EVO 3D With Linux
News  |  7/30/2011
You can root your HTC EVO 3D phone with Unrevoked and Alpharev's Revolutionary tool. Just follow these steps.
Open Source Helps eBay Process $2000 Per Second
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
The huge Internet auction house uses a small Sri Lankan firm's open source enterprise service bus--a little known but crucial piece of software.
SAP And Oracle Battle, Customers Avoid Choosing Sides
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
Will it be the apps vendor's innovation or the stack vendor's one-stop shop? IT hedges its bets.
Flash Alternative: Adobe Previews Edge HTML5 Software
News  |  7/29/2011
Designers and developers can use the HTML5 authoring tools to create animated graphics using HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript.
BYTE Wireless Radio Episode 19
News  |  7/29/2011
Listen to Fritz Nelson, Gina Smith and Craig Johnston dig into the week in mobile -- episode 19 of BYTE Wireless Radio.
CA Buys Watchmouse, For Remote App Testing Power
News  |  7/29/2011
Netherlands firm uses synthetic transactions generated from points around the world to test a cloud app's ability to respond.
Google Search On Tablets Gets A Do Over
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
Google has refreshed the design of its web-based search tool for tablets such as the iPad, Xoom, and Tab 10.1.
Dell Streak 10 Pro Introduced In China
News  |  7/29/2011
The company is betting on China to make its mark in the increasingly crowded tablet market.
Social Media Engagement: Feds Need Better Policies
News  |  7/29/2011
Guidelines for use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are being developed by federal agencies, but the GAO says they must do more to address records management, privacy, and security.
Google Acquires 1,000 IBM Patents
News  |  7/29/2011
Search giant is tight-lipped about the purpose of the transaction, but the filings cover everything from chips to databases.
Mobile Health Elder Care Apps Get Funding
News  |  7/29/2011
Demonstration grants totaling $477,000 will support development of mHealth technology for aging adults with chronic illnesses.
Jive Apps Seek Enterprise Rigor, Consumer Cool
News  |  7/29/2011
Jive gathers Apps Market partners to discuss creating consumer quality apps with enterprise power.
Cloud Moves From Talk To Walk
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
CA and Nebula's cloud announcements this week reflect the reality that enterprises have moved past the theoretical to the practical.
Cancer Prevention App Contest Offers $80,000
News  |  7/29/2011
Federal health officials challenge developers to come up with an application that promotes early detection and helps the public reduce risky behavior.
Microsoft: Thousands Of IT Jobs Going Unfilled
News  |  7/29/2011
Software maker wants Congress to raise cap on green cards so it can import more hi-tech help.
Mobile Marketplace Wars: Android Market Adds Movies, Books
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
The latest version of Google's application store for smartphones gets a new look and allows users to buy e-books and rent movies.
Fruit Of CA Cloud Acquisitions Adds Up
News  |  7/28/2011
After two years of acquisitions, CA introduces 10 products to help customers plan and deliver private clouds that can use internal and external services.
How To Install the Spotify Preview Client On Ubuntu
News  |  7/28/2011
Here's a workaround to get Spotify for Windows and Mac on your Linux box, too.
11 iPad Apps For Better Collaboration
Slideshows  |  7/28/2011
The Apple iPad's inherent mobility makes it an obvious weapon for efficient enterprise collaboration--provided you're armed with the right apps.
Twitter Pushes Ads Into User Timelines
News  |  7/28/2011
Promoted Tweets will now appear in the stream that users see, augmenting the Twitter search advertising the microblogging service introduced last year.
How To Restrict Apps And Other Content On iOS Devices
News  |  7/28/2011
Here's how to protect certain apps or content from being viewed by young ones.
GAO: Federal Data Center Consolidation Plans Lack Details
News  |  7/28/2011
Many federal agencies failed to provide a complete listing of data centers or list all of their software assets, which could affect anticipated savings.
Ask Yourself These Questions Before Moving To OS X Lion
Commentary  |  7/28/2011
10 things to consider before upgrading to OS X 10.7 Lion.
Google Declares War On Slow Web Pages
News  |  7/28/2011
In its ongoing quest to make Web apps as fast as desktop software, Google Page Speed Service accelerates Web page load times.
Hearsay Helps Big Social Marketing Campaigns Get Local
News  |  7/28/2011
Social software specialist broadens support for launching major marketing campaigns with corporate control and local customization.
Google Fashion Police Want You; Microsoft Mango Struts Stuff
Commentary  |  7/28/2011
Dear [email protected]: Google says you're emailing like it's 1999. Take a visual tour of Microsoft's "Mango" smartphone OS.
Android Leaves Apple iOS In The Dust
News  |  7/28/2011
Google's smartphone software pulls away from Apple iPhone platform in mobile OS market share race.
BBM 6.0 Brings Social To Mobile Apps
News  |  7/28/2011
BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 turns the popular app from an IM service into a social platform, with benefits for BlackBerry app developers.
Androids Returned More Than Other Gadgets
Commentary  |  7/27/2011
Just how high are return rates for the platform? One source stirs the pot.
Gmail: A Cure For Outdated Email Addresses
News  |  7/27/2011
Google's social marketing campaign targets users of aol.com, hotmail.com, or yahoo.com email with an "intervention" to save friends from "embarrassingly out-of-date" email addresses.
Apple's iPad App Approval Rules: One SMB's Tale
News  |  7/27/2011
ShareFile's native iPad app took two months to pass Apple's approval process. The CEO shares his insights into surviving the in-app purchasing test.
Mashery: The E-Commerce Force Is With Them
News  |  7/27/2011
Accurately documenting APIs and helping mobile developers use them is a new force in e-commerce. Mashery's service fits right in.
Google Deal Lets SAP Customers Map Data
News  |  7/27/2011
Google Maps meets SAP: Partnership includes exclusive mashup capabilities and discounted pricing for geospatial data.
Facebook For Business Debuts, Watch Out Google?
News  |  7/27/2011
Not a new service; rather, it's a portal to help businesses understand social marketing.
Obama Talks, Congressional Websites Crash
News  |  7/27/2011
Several websites were unavailable or sluggish after an overwhelming public response to the president's call for Congress to resolve debt ceiling issues.
Newest Enterprise Social App: Mentoring
News  |  7/27/2011
Connecting employees and mentors online proves efficient, says Triple Creek, whose software has found fans in AT&T, Fannie Mae, and Agilent.
Dell Offers OpenStack Infrastructure-As-A-Service
News  |  7/27/2011
Reference architecture for cloud developers to manage IT resources in OpenStack.
Microsoft And SUSE, Mozilla And Google: Strange Bedfellows
Commentary  |  7/27/2011
Redmond cashes in on Linux licenses, while Mozilla creates a new open source mobile operating system.
SAP Steals Share From Oracle In Strong Quarter
News  |  7/27/2011
Applications software license growth increased by 18%, versus 16% reported by Oracle in most recent quarter.
Microsoft, Capgemini Partner On Azure Services
News  |  7/27/2011
Redmond looks to consultants to drive adoption of its Windows Cloud platform in vertical industries.
How To Upgrade OS X Snow Leopard To OS X Lion
News  |  7/27/2011
Here's how to upgrade your Mac running OS X Snow Leopard to OS X 10.7 Lion.
Computing at Chaos Manor: Pournelle's Mailbag
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Jerry Pournelle answers BYTE reader email.
Google+ Name Rules Adjusted
News  |  7/26/2011
Users believed to be violating the Google+ "common name" policy can expect a more attentive review process.
How To Customize Virtual Desktop Backgrounds in OS X Lion
News  |  7/26/2011
Navigate Virtual Desktops in OS X Lion easier by customizing each one.
3 Ways To Manage Underperforming Technology
News  |  7/26/2011
Applying a people approach to technology could help boost performance. Here are three ideas for remediating the laggards.
Mozilla Plans Open Web Operating System
News  |  7/26/2011
With "Boot to Gecko," Mozilla is challenging the proprietary mobile empires: Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
Google Apps Email Migration Complete at GSA
News  |  7/26/2011
Unisys has moved 17,000 agency employees to cloud-based email, which could save $15.2 million over the next five years.
VMware Never Said Virtualization Was Easy; Google+ Pains
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Griping about VMware price changes? It's time to get practical. As for early users of Google+, the bumps continue.
Socialcast Lets Businesses Invite Outsiders To Join Network
News  |  7/26/2011
Enterprise social network adds options for including partners and customers.
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