Tibco beefs up its Tibbr enterprise social networking suite

Enterprise social networking suites like Tibbr are often referred to as "Facebooks for businesses" because they offer social features such as profiles, microblogging, groups, discussions, and ratings.

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Whirlpool CIO: Google's consumer-driven innovation led us to Apps

The home appliances giant will move about 30,000 employees to Google's cloud suite for email and collaboration.

Microsoft revamps Yammer's iPad app

Microsoft has enhanced its Yammer enterprise social networking suite's mobile applications, email integration, and document collaboration.

NewsGator finetunes its business social-collaboration suite

NewsGator wants to tap further into the demand for business software that lets companies solicit ideas from employees, collect and manage their contributions, and distill the suggestions into concrete plans.

Salesforce delivers Identity to simplify herding of apps

Salesforce.com has delivered an identity product designed to let enterprises consolidate user authentication and application access control on a single tool.

Study: Most CEOs lack vision and leadership with cutting-edge computer tech

A majority of CEOs are failing to steer their companies towards effective use of new computer technologies, which precludes their organizations from making major business improvements, according to a study from the MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting.

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No Google Account? No problem viewing shared Apps documents, now

Adding convenience possibly at the expense of security, Google will now let people without a Google Account view documents stored in its Apps cloud suite.

Box pages developers, asks them to give healthcare industry a shot of innovation

Box and two partners are sponsoring a developer competition for apps that improve patient communication and education.

Ford CEO downplays rumors he's in line to lead Microsoft

Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally, considered a front-runner among candidates to replace Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, has reportedly tried to put the brakes on the accelerating rumors.

Google adds search by image to Chrome browser

Google's latest Chrome browser update fixes 50 security problems and gives users the capability to use images as search queries.

Through a glass darkly: Microsoft's new financial reporting format

CIOs will have a harder time evaluating how well key Microsoft products are selling now that the company has restructured the way it breaks down its revenue streams, according to analysts.

Microsoft received 37,000 end-user data requests in first half of year

The requests potentially impacted about 66,500 Microsoft online accounts altogether, the company said Friday.

Google finally squashes IM bug

Google finally beat down the scary and disconcerting glitch.

Microsoft vows greater financial transparency with new reporting format

When it reports quarterly earnings next month, Microsoft will use a new way of reporting its financial results that reflects its corporate reorganization.

A Google Talk bug sent IMs to wrong recipients

A glitch in Google Talk routed instant messages incorrectly on Thursday morning, exposing private text chats to unintended recipients.