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WordPress Gets File Sharing, Collaboration Features with Cloudup Acquisition

WordPress.com Parent Automattic Steps Close to World Domination with Purchase of File Sharer CloudupThis week, WordPress.com parent Automattic furthered its goal of world domination — that is, powering most of the planet’s websites — with the purchase of file-sharing startup Cloudup.

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Day 1 Highlights #oow13

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Day 1 Highlights #oow13Oracle CEO Larry Ellison launched the OpenWorld 2013 conference by announcing updates to the company’s combined hardware and software database systems, but there was much more going on at day one of the annual event.

Oracle OpenWorld Customer Experience Keynote #oow13

Oracle's yearly OpenWorld conference is an orgy of Oracle related product pitches and partner and customer focused panels, and the customer experience keynote was no different in 2013.Oracle's yearly OpenWorld conference is an orgy of Oracle related product pitches and partner and customer focused panels, and the customer experience keynote was no different in 2013,

Acquia: Just Another Cloud Hosting Provider? Think Again

Some say Acquia is just another cloud infrastructure provider. Some question its position on analysts' lists for WCM software when they don't actually sell any. But with Drupal as its underlying web content management platform, Acquia has big plans, and everyone should be paying attention.

Acquia Unveils Free Version of Acquia Cloud

Acquia Unveils Free Version of Acquia CloudAcquia will now provide a free version of its cloud based content management system Acquia Cloud, and Drupal developers can now develop and stage content there to test out their websites.

Storify Bought by Livefyre for Curating Social Comments

Storify Bought by Livefyre for Curating Social CommentsStorify, a popular tool for combining social media posts into context rich articles, has been bought by Livefyre, a social commenting system, and together they form a pretty unique set of features that push social boundaries.

iAPPS Debuts WebStore Express for Building eCommerce Websites

iAPPS Debuts WebStore Express for Building eCommerce Websites

Organizations looking to build responsive, mobile friendly shopping websites now have an option to do so with the iAPPS Webstore Express, a templated eCommerce site building model from Brideline Digital.

Acquia Debuts Commerce Cloud to Unify Social, Community + Shopping

Acquia Debuts Commerce Cloud to Unify Social, Community + ShoppingAcquia has launched a website builder called Commerce Cloud, and it looks to be a way for marketers to set up shopping focused sites that also bring together social and community tools.

Alert: What's Coming Up for Open Source CMS in September 2013

An entire universe of open source events and releases are forthcoming in September 2013, so don't be afraid to browse our handy compendium of updates involving your favorite CMS, portal or collaboration vendor.

iAPPS Debuts Search Partnership with Perceptive Software

iAPPS Debuts Search Partnership with Perceptive Software Bridgeline Digital, maker of the iAPPS Web experience management system, has debuted integrated search and reporting technology from Perceptive Software, a way to better help customers find the content they need.

Semantic Web CMS Webnodes 4.5: Enhanced Content Synchronization, Load Balancing

Semantic Web, Webnodes, web cmsNorway-based content management provider Webnodes AS is out with version 4.5 of its .NET-based, semantic Web CMS platform. Enhancements include more options for load balancing, ontology merging, and content synchronizations between installations.

Feedly Pro Released, Adds Search + Evernote Integration

Feedly Pro Released, Adds Search + Evernote IntegrationFeedly, one of the more capable Google Reader substitutes, has made its paid version generally available this week, and for US$ 5 per month or US$ 45 per year, Feedly Pro customers get search and one click Evernote integration.

Sitecore Wraps Marketing + Web Content Management into Customer Engagement Platform

Sitecore Wraps Marketing + Web Content Management into Customer Engagement Platform

Web content management provider Sitecore has announced big changes to how it prices and sells its digital marketing and WCM licenses in North America, and the two will now merge under what is being called the customer engagement platform.

Oracle Releases WebCenter Sites with Search, Video Updates

Oracle Releases WebCenter Sites with Search, Video UpdatesOracle has released updates to its WebCenter suite including search and video enhancements to WebCenter Sites, and other minor tweaks to its Content and Portal offerings as well.

How Service Providers Help Drive Successful Customer Experience Implementations

DCG, cem, cxm, reports, web cmsFrom Digital Clarity Group Report

Many software components make up a complete customer experience management strategy and it's pretty impossible for every vendor to have them all (although some try). The same goes for service providers who help with the implementation. So you need a plan to pick your software — and — the right implementation partner.

hybris, Accenture Agree to E-Commerce Partnership

hybris, Accenture Agree to E-Commerce Partnership 
Consulting firm Accenture has partnered up with hybris, to combine its marketing and customer experience expertise with the hybris ecommerce system offering customers an all in one technology and implementation system.

Pew Research: Social Networking Site Survey

Pew Research: Social Networking Site Survey Percentage of adult social network users over time. Black is overall, blue is Twitter only.

Online adults continue to adopt social networking sites, and 72% are now using them compared to just 8% back in 2005, a Pew Research report has found.

Gartner 2013 MQ for Web Content Management Leaders + Challengers

Gartner 2013 MQ for Web Content Management Leaders + ChallengersGartner didn't add or drop too many names from the 2013 MQ for Web Content Management, especially at the top. Adobe, SDL, Sitecore, Oracle, HP and OpenText all stayed in the Leaders quadrant, with IBM and Microsoft sitting in the Challengers' spot.

Yahoo Targets Rockmelt Social Browser in Latest Acquisition

Yahoo Targets Rockmelt Social Browser in Latest AcquisitionYahoo has targeted social browsing tool Rockmelt in its latest acquisition, a move that bolsters both its product base and its lineup of dedicated engineering personell.

Yahoo Making a Different Kind of Acquistion - Researchers

Yahoo Making a Different Kind of Acquistion - Researchers

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made nearly two dozen acquisitions during her tenure, and now she's committing the company to nearly 50 more. This time, instead of companies, Yahoo is snapping up PhDs so it can reinvest in its research and development.