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Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.
Microsoft Adds Yammer Conversations To OneDrive, SharePoint Online Files Microsoft Adds Yammer Conversations To OneDrive, SharePoint Online Files

Microsoft is rolling out new enterprise social experiences across Office 365, as announced at the SharePoint Conference earlier this year. First, they’re launching Yammer conversation capabilities in Office apps. “Instead of going back and forth with email attachments for feedback …

Hootsuite Launches Program To Help Businesses Educate Employees About Social Media Hootsuite Launches Program To Help Businesses Educate Employees About Social Media

Hootsuite has launched a new Custom Education program aimed at helping enterprise businesses address what it refers to as the “growing skills gap,” and accelerate their social media success. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “According to Altimeter, while …

Google Gives Businesses A Hangout Button To Let Customers Video Chat From Their Sites Google Gives Businesses A Hangout Button To Let Customers Video Chat From Their Sites

Google launched a new Hangout start button for businesses and developers, which can be embedded in any app or website. Google has already worked with a few enterprise software companies including Zendesk and Freshdesk for customer support hangouts, Zoho for …

Google Launches Two New AdSense Ad Sizes Google Launches Two New AdSense Ad Sizes

Google announced the launch of two new ad sizes for AdSense ads – 970 x 250 Billboard and 300 x 1050 Portrait. These, the company says, will help publishers reach more advertisers, and of course, “enhance the user experience”. “As …

Chromecast Users Get More To Watch Chromecast Users Get More To Watch

Earlier this year, Google took its Chromecast SDK out of beta, paving the way for developers to go wild adding support to their apps, which in turn means that users of the $35 streaming device get access to more and …

Facebook Has 30 Million Active Small Business Pages Facebook Has 30 Million Active Small Business Pages

Facebook’s director of small business Dan Levy announced at an event in New York City on Tuesday that Facebook now has 30 million active small business Pages worldwide. About two-thirds of them (19 million) are actively managing their Pages via …

Google Shopping Express Launches Overnight Delivery Google Shopping Express Launches Overnight Delivery

Google announced on Tuesday that Google Shopping Express is bringing overnight delivery to Northern California (from Fresno and Porterville in the south to Eureka and Crescent City in the north). The new overnight service is available immediately in East Bay …

Netflix Streams In HTML5 On Mac OS X Yosemite Netflix Streams In HTML5 On Mac OS X Yosemite

On Monday, Apple revealed its newest version of Mac OS X – Yosemite. It’s available to developers now, and will be available for everyone in the fall. You can also sign up for an upcoming beta program. Netflix announced on …

Google ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests Reportedly Averaging 10K Per Day Google ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests Reportedly Averaging 10K Per Day

After the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Google and other search engines must take requests for search results to be deleted in what has become known as the “right to be forgotten,” Google immediately received 12,000 …

Comcast Launches Wireless Gateway For Small Businesses Comcast Launches Wireless Gateway For Small Businesses

Comcast just announced its new Business Wireless Gateway to provide WiFi to small and medium-sized businesses. A spokesperson for Comcast Business tells WebProNews, “A key difference of this product is how it keeps public and private WiFi separate, and all …

Netflix’s BoJack Horseman Gets Trailer, Release Date Netflix’s BoJack Horseman Gets Trailer, Release Date

Netflix just released a trailer and release date for BoJack Horseman, its upcoming animated comedy series starring Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, and Aaron Paul. It will debut on August 22nd in all Netflix territories. From the YouTube description: …

Here’s A Guide To Email Blacklists Here’s A Guide To Email Blacklists

A recent report from Epsilon found that email open rates in the fourth quarter of 2013 were up year-over-year. In order to get opens though, you have to reach people in the first pace. That means avoiding blacklists. Return Path …

‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 About To Hit DVD, Blu-ray (Here’s The Release Date) ‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 About To Hit DVD, Blu-ray (Here’s The Release Date)

Back in April, TVShowsOnDVD.com had what appeared to be a press release announcing the DVD/Blu-ray release of House of Cards: Season 2 for June 17th. Sony Pictures Entertainment has now uploaded a DVD trailer to YouTube, confirming the date. According …

Animated Infographic Shows ‘Internet In Real-Time’ Animated Infographic Shows ‘Internet In Real-Time’

I probably don’t have to tell you that a lot of data is created on the Internet every second, but this animated infograhpic called “The Internet in Real-Time” from PennyStocks puts things in perspective. For every second, it shows: how …

Is Apple Weaning People Off Google? Is Apple Weaning People Off Google?

As you’ve probably heard, Apple revealed its new Mac and iOS operating systems on Monday – OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 respectively. While the company didn’t exactly pitch them as such, it revealed some new features, which some think …

Google Reportedly Killing Zavers Coupon Service Google Reportedly Killing Zavers Coupon Service

Google is reportedly killing off its Zavers by Google offering, which was described as a “smart, simple real-time digital coupon solution for retailers and manufacturers.” Google announced the service in early 2013 as a way for retailers to extend their …

Google Talks Determining Quality When There Aren’t Links Google Talks Determining Quality When There Aren’t Links

Google has a new Webmaster Help video out talking about how it looks at quality of content that doesn’t have many links pointing to it. Specifically, Matt Cutts takes on the following question: How does Google determine quality content if …

Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries

Google announced on Monday that Chromebooks will be making their way to nine more countries. For some reason the company made the announcement in a poem or a series of song lyrics or something. If you’d rather skip all of …

Apple Unveils iOS 8 At Worldwide Developers Conference Apple Unveils iOS 8 At Worldwide Developers Conference

After unveiling Yosemite, the new version of Mac OS X, at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled iOS 8. Just ahead of the presentation, CEO Tim Cook shared some stats: over 800 million iOS devices sold, 100 million iPod touch …

Apple Unveils OS X Yosemite At WWDC Apple Unveils OS X Yosemite At WWDC

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with the usual keynote led by Tim Cook. First on the agenda was a look at the new version of OS X. It’s called Yosemite, keeping in line with its new …

Amazon Gets Fireman Sam Exclusively Amazon Gets Fireman Sam Exclusively

Amazon announced that it has made a deal with HIT Entertainment to make Amazon the exclusive home in the U.S. for the kids show Fireman Sam. It will feature TV episodes on Amazon Instant Video, Prime Instant Video, and FreeTime …

Google Ads Reportedly Catch Eye Of UK Regulator Google Ads Reportedly Catch Eye Of UK Regulator

Google is reportedly being monitored by the Financial Conduct Authority, a financial services watchdog in the UK, in relation to its comparison ads. The Telegraph’s James Titcomb reports (h/t: Greg Sterling): Of particular concern is that Google’s listing of search …

IBM Partners With SAP To Get Enterprise Apps On SoftLayer Cloud IBM Partners With SAP To Get Enterprise Apps On SoftLayer Cloud

IBM and SAP have expanded a global partnership, which will see the latter deliver its SAP Hana platform, SAP Hana One service and other applications on IBM’s SoftLayer cloud platform, which has been verified to run SAP Business Suite software …

Microsoft Dynamics Gets Updates, Expands To New Markets Microsoft Dynamics Gets Updates, Expands To New Markets

Microsoft announced that “significant new capabilities and marketing, customer care and social listening” are now available globally as part of its spring wave of updates for Dynamics CRM in 54 markets and 42 languages. Also new is a “Unified Service …