Asana adds enterprise features to its task management app

Asana has beefed up its workplace task management software to make it viable for enterprises with thousands of users.

Tibco sharpens mobile apps for its Tibbr enterprise social software

Tibco is revamping and extending the mobile access to its Tibbr enterprise social networking software, adding support for more smartphones and tablets, and upgrading its mobile user interfaces and functionality.

Box sets its sights on healthcare customers

Box is taking steps to increase usage of its cloud storage and file sharing system in the health care industry, where it sees a demand for tools that simplify content collaboration.

LinkedIn revamps contacts feature to boost relationship management

LinkedIn has revamped the contacts management feature of its professional networking website and packaged the functionality into a new iOS application.

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Jive enterprise social product gets group templates for business tasks

Jive Software has upgraded its enterprise social collaboration product to make it easier to tailor group sites for specific business tasks and flag member comments to trigger specific actions.

Microsoft says Office 365 adoption accelerating, but questions remain

When Microsoft reported its third-quarter financial results last week, company officials trumpeted several metrics about sales and adoption of Office 365, the cloud subscription suite for email and collaboration.

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking (ESN) software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity.

Five Ways to Improve Your Enterprise Social Networking Strategy

Enterprise social networking software, which offers social media capabilities adapted for workplace collaboration like employee profiles, activity streams, microblogging and document sharing, has evolved from a "nice to have" to a "should have" status in enterprises.

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Google outages this week blamed on sign-in system

A malfunctioning log-in system affected millions of people's ability to access a variety of Google applications on Wednesday, including Gmail and Drive.

Microsoft Q3 earnings and revenue up, as all divisions make gains

Microsoft increased revenue across all its divisions in its third fiscal quarter, achieving an almost 20 percent revenue increase year on year.

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Google adds IT admin features for Chrome browser

Google has beefed up the administration and management controls that IT staff have over their users' Chrome browsers.

LinkedIn to buy Pulse, maker of mobile news reader app

LinkedIn, the world's largest professional networking site, continues to beef up its content publishing platform with its agreement to acquire Pulse, which makes a mobile news aggregation, reader and content distribution application.

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Microsoft extends Windows 8 management features for IT pros

Microsoft has released the latest version of its Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) suite of IT management tools, an upgrade that deepens its ability to manage Windows 8 PC deployments.

Zimbra to make HTML5 push in next version

VMware's Zimbra division has provided a preview of some of the enhancements it's working on for the next major release of the Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS), including an HTML5 Web client interface for both online and offline access to the product.

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Microsoft touts Office 365 wins, but customers want more

Microsoft is trumpeting Office 365 customer successes at its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit, but some of those otherwise happy clients have a wish list of features and enhancements they'd like to see in the vendor's cloud email and collaboration suite.