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Highlights of the Week
* WordPress 2.7: From Blog Platform to Web CMS
. Now on their third beta release, WordPress is promising big things with version 2.7.
* MySpace Tries Something New With Profile 2.0
. The two most significant changes included in this optional upgrade are advanced privacy options and the near complete adherence to W3C HTML standards.
* Amazon Launches Cheap CDN for SMB Web Publishers
. Amazon’s CloudFront CDN is cheap enough that SMB web publishers are now able to serve their more popular content to their customers quickly and easily.
* SharePoint Security Concerns Simply a Lack of Governance?
New research shows that companies who are deploying SharePoint are doing so in a manner that might be putting crucial data at risk.
* Bamboo OEMs Its MOSS Project Management Offering
. This integrated offering is beneficial for those Microsoft customers who use both SharePoint and MS Project 2007 for managing projects.
Most Popular Articles
And these are the articles you couldn’t get enough of during the past week -- if page views are anything to go by, anyways. So what was your fancy? Microsoft 7, Google Mobile Apps, Day Software and CMIS.
* Microsoft Windows 7 Aims to Be What Vista Isn't
. Microsoft saw better days before the release of Vista -- which many consider a disaster -- but Microsoft is quickly trying to make amends with the development of Windows 7.
* Google Apps Go Mobile, Starting with iPhone
. What does Safari 3 have to do with Office applications on the iPhone?
* Day Software's New CQ5 Web CMS Has Arrived
. To get as close as possible to a real-life experience, we went ahead and installed the software from scratch and played with it for a couple of days.
* De-hyping CMIS
. But it’s been relatively quiet these days and we find that strange considering the importance of a standard like this to the industry.
* Look Out Google! Microsoft Office Web Enters the Cloud
. Microsoft made a bold addition with the recent announcement of their new Office Web applications.
* Day Speaks on 2009 Plans, Open Source, CQ5 and More
. Recipe for success? Mix two tablespoons of Day with several pounds of a new chief marketing officer, who has arrived from Interwoven via the open source devout Alfresco. And, voila! The open source awards will follow.
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