Socialtext takes nearly all of the most talked-about features of Web 2.0 and social networking, including Twitter-style microblogging, traditional blogging and collaborative wikis, and combines them into a SAAS offering that is designed to make these tools attractive for business use.
By Jim Rapoza
While it can be difficult to identify appropriate uses of Twitter for serious business, many companies do recognize the value of the capabilities the microblogging service provides. Socialcast is essentially a Twit...read more
Amazingly, research indicates that the average U.S. company, at any given time, faces more than 300 lawsuits. A company's annual costs to produce documents in the discovery phase are estimated to be $2.5 millio...read more
For the most part, Huddle is a classic online collaboration system in the same vein as Microsoft Office SharePoint and Basecamp. Huddle does do a good job of providing collaborative workspaces and simple project management capabilities, and has worked to integrate with social networks such as LinkedIn.
By Jim Rapoza
The Citrix Receiver for iPhone uses the Citrix XenApp infrastructure to neatly deliver Windows applications to the small screen. Users of Apple's iPhone can tap the freely available Citrix tool to access data in...read more
The popular online classified site Craigslist is under a ton of pressure from law enforcement, state's Attorneys General and public perception that its Website makes it too easy for prostitution, life-threatening ...read more
More than 50 Lenovo Think-brand PCs are headed for tornado alley, powering an $11.9 million tornado field research project by the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR). The project will begin on...read more
IBM has developed the mainframe computer for nearly 50 years despite repeated predictions that the model was outmoded, first by the long-defunct minicomputer and later by desktop computer and microcomputer servers. But the mainfr...read more
IBM, long known for its mainframe capabilities, has not given up on the platform. In fact, IBM is working to make the mainframe even better for new workloads that include cloud computing, massive transactions, manage...read more
The 19-year-old Hubble Space Telescope is in desperate need of repair, with outdated and failing batteries, busted gyroscopes, and spotty electrical and communications systems. The Atlantis shuttle launched ...read more