July 2011 Archives
Monday, 25th July 2011
One tried and true technology is seeing some new activity this summer, with two distinct efforts underway to voice-enable websites from Twilio and Angel.com. Both companies are trying to streamline the experience and make it easier to build voice add-ons.
Socialcast Adds External Collaboration and More
We've always liked Socialcast here at ReadWriteWeb, but until it's been lacking a major feature: the ability to invite external collaborators. While some companies - such as Huddle, Simplybox and newcomer Podio - have made external collaboration a key point, many major vendors have lagged in this area. So we're glad to see external…
LogMeIn Announces New iOS Access Controls
Add LogMeIn to the growing number of mobile access control products out there (Rover, MobilEcho, and Accellion, just to name a few of the ones we have covered recently.) The new service, which will be entering beta shortly, will pair access to particular apps and files initially on iOS devices to better manage these devices for enterprise…
YouSendIt and ShareFile Add New Features to Cloud Drives
The lines among file sending, collaboration and cloud drive services is blurring with announcements in the past month from two providers, YouSendIt and ShareFile. While it is nice to have choices, it is getting harder to figure out when to use one kind of service or another for your storage and transportation needs.
Top Trends of 2011: Group Messaging
This week we're running a 5-part series of posts looking back on the significant trends of 2011. Today we're reviewing group messaging, the hot trend at this year's SXSW festival. Group messaging started out as a battle between several startups, but over the past few months it's turned into a fascinating Google vs. Facebook vs. Microsoft…