March 2011 Archives
Thursday, 17th March 2011
Times are changing: while corporate management all around the world worries about the distractibility and entitlement of the next generation of workers, Microsoft appears set to embrace the future warmly. The next version of Microsoft Word and the rest of the Office 15 suite will include some features very familiar to the kids these days. "For…
5 Tech Companies That Raised Funding Today: Which One Will Change the World? (Poll)
Today we're profiling five different companies that announced over the previous 24 hours that they've raised funding. Which ones will prove to be successful and marketable further down the road? Time will tell. Each company is in the midst of developing very interesting technologies. We've got an app to block calls, texts, and emails while…
MailChimp, Wufoo and Grasshopper Group Team Up For BarCamp Tour
In the interest of bringing people together and spreading the know-how, a trio of SMB-friendly brands is teaming up to help support a series of BarCamp events across the United States this year. The aptly named BarCamp Tour is being organized by MailChimp, Wufoo and Grasshopper Group, the makers Web tools for SMBs like Spreadable and Chargify.
Enterprise Startup Spotlight: eXo, Keeping Java Alive in the Enterprise
eXo offers an open source Java framework for enterprise social software tools. It includes reusable components for building content management systems, user management tools, activity streams, e-mail integrations, mashups and more. This week it announced Cloud IDE, a Web-based development environment for cloud applications.
Deathcount: This Week in Online Tyranny
As I've stated elsewhere, we are a tech news blog, so humanitarian and political crises are not our bread and butter. That said, so much of the Jasmine Revolution has been augmented with social media that I think a brief (and insufficient) breakdown of what's happened in the last week would not be inappropriate. There is no new tech news here, only…