When Google first released the 0.1 version of their Gears browser plug-in back in May 2007, I thought for sure it would be only a matter of a few months before we saw web applications taking full advantage of an offline mode, maybe a year at max. I think I may have grossly underestimated [...]
When it comes to who actually owns the content you post online on your favorite social networking sites, the devil is in the details.
I happened across a great blog post from Chris Bucchere, founder and CEO of BDG – the folks behind The Social Collective. In response to a post about Robert Scoble losing his [...]
IBM announced a new SaaS offering for collaboration at their Lotusphere 2009 conference, dubbed LotusLive. There appears to be three main offerings to LotusLive: Networking and Collaboration, Web Conferencing, and LotusLive Email services – which appears to be a version of Lotus Notes in a web-based format.
According to the company press release:
LotusLive is [...]
Google unveiled their Google Apps Reseller program yesterday. What does it mean? In a nutshell, Google is looking to get more business user traction for their SaaS business office productivity offerings – specifically: Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Docs, Google Sites and their security services for on-premise email servers. (I’d include Google Video [...]
CNET News has a long list of Google projects that are getting scrapped or otherwise cut back. In short, here’s the buzz:
Getting shutdown (now or soon):
Google Catalogs Search
Jaiku (may live on w/volunteers)
Google Mashup Editor
Rumored to be shut down soon:
I’d add: Google Sites to that list, too. But CNET didn’t call [...]
Microsoft is still in the process of testing Office 14, which will likely coincide with the next release of Exchange Server. Microsoft already offers a hosted version of Exchange 2007 for some customers, but the next release of Exchange Server, currently known as E14, will include improvements to make Exchange Server more suited for [...]
It’s only been available since Google announced it on Monday, but already Picasa 3 for Mac needs an update. Here’s a screencap from my Mac:
Included in the 3.0.1 release: a fix for a crash when right-clicking on a photo, and improved handling of network failures during upload.
This might confirm a suggestion a friend of [...]