Adobe has acquired Thumb Labs, a small mobile app agency, as part of its broader push to give its new cloud-enabled software offerings a more social flavor. Thumb Labs, based in New York, posted a message on its website and Twitter feed on Thursday saying the firm had accepted an offer to become part of Adobe. Show More Summary
Fridgecat Software, a premier indie game studio specializing in mobile development for Android and iOS, officially launched their latest game, Categorical 1.0, in iTunes this week. Categorical is an engaging social word game that challenges you to score big points by using a set of given letters to come up with answers to a list [...]Show More Summary
Donkeys and Elephants and IT, Oh My! HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Salesforce and BMC Software (Nasdaq: BMC) are hitting the road to help companies tap into the power of social and mobile cloud computing in a whole new way. The tour begins in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
Salesforce.com is hoping to set the standard for how government bodies deliver online services to citizens using mobile devices. The cloud-based software vendor on Wednesday announced Rapid Response 311, a mobile application that citizens...Show More Summary
German business software company SAP said it wants to hire programmers with autism, the BBC reports Autism is a neural development disorder characterized by repetitive and restricted behavior. It also affects the person's social andShow More Summary
Jive Software has eliminated the limit on the number of people who can use its social task management application Producteev for free within a company. It also added new features to the application, including the capability of assigning tasks to everyone in the company, not just to narrower sets of employees involved in a specific project. Show More Summary
In November, Jive Software acquired Israeli-American cloud-based, collaborative task manager, Producteev, to boost its social business platform. Going forward, as Alex wrote at the time, Salesforce.com and Jive will increasingly butt heads as they compete for mindshare in the enterprise. Show More Summary
By Zacks Investment Research: Jive Software (JIVE) isn't jiving with analysts as they see earnings to continue to move lower. As a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell), it is the Bear of the Day. Do We Have Enough Social Networks? Jive is looking to get businesses use its software to increase collaboration, content movement and enterprise portals/intranets. Show More Summary
Producteev, a social task management service, is opening itself up to anyone who wants to use the service — for free. Following its acquisition by Jive Software, the Asana competitor... Keep reading ?
Facebook and other social networks are employing keyword-sniffing programs that monitor our private communications such as chats and direct messages. When a potential criminal activity is found, the communication is presented to human auditors who determine whether or not to inform law enforcement. Show More Summary
Software was pitched to the U.S. government, but not yet soldRaytheon Comp. (RTN) has created a social networking tracking program called Rapid Information Overlay Technology -- or "RIOT", for short -- which is building a database of trillions of pieces of data on millions of users' social networking profiles. Show More Summary
Jive Software has released an add-on to its enterprise social networking (ESN) software that automates and simplifies the process of integrating Jive's suite with third-party systems. The add-on is based on technology Jive acquired when it bought a company called StreamOnce. Show More Summary
With Microsoft finally making a major acquisition move in social software, are we now seeing the roll up of the entire social business industry? Or is this just an minor story in a vast parade of change when it comes to how enterprises are moving to social software?
Google+ helps mobile website improve content suggestions with software and social features
@WalmartLabs has picked up OneOps and Tasty Labs, which will enable rapid application development and social applications. The buys make sense with Wal-Mart trying to offer rich experiences that best other online retailers.
Watch out LinkedIn! Facebook is coming in on the hiring and recruiting turf! Facebook’s new Graph Search marks a major change in social recruiting, says enterprise software company, SAP. Employers can now harness their entire Facebook network for recommendations on who to hire. Show More Summary
Course-management providers are hoping to spark more outsiders to develop features for their software, the way people do for smartphones or social networks like Facebook.
The HTC One is pretty great, and HTC has had no problem vividly illustrating its hardware features. Now they've moved on to the software in a pair of 30-second TV spots. The ads are all about BlinkFeed, HTC's proprietary social/news stream, and the centerpiece of the Sense 5 user interface. Show More Summary
Competing with Google for search traffic is no easy task, even for a software giant like Microsoft. Unique features and customization have helped keep Bing afloat, though -- and now, MS is counting on some more comprehensive Facebook integration to boost appeal. Show More Summary
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