5 open source groupware suites to watch

ComputerWorld (2010-11-30) – Messaging and groupware is at the heart of business and applications most people use everyday. While the big names like Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes and Google Apps are increasing their influence, enterprises have several viable open source options. Of course, there plenty of complaints about the quirks and complications of the bi- …

Facebook Messages Won’t Replace Traditional E-Mail, Poll Says

EWeek.com (2010-11-28) — Facebook Messages isn’t likely to replace users’ e-mail accounts, according to a poll conducted by the Wall Street Journal. Still, analysts believe it will have an impact. More than 62 percent of over 3,680 participants in a recent online poll said they wouldn’t use Facebook Messages as their primary e-mail service. Some 17 …

Could Facebook fragment web?

According to [Guardian.com.uk], Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking sites represent “one of several threats” to the future of the world wide web. Some of the web’s “most successful inhabitants”, such as Facebook and large telecoms companies, have begun to “chip away” at its founding principles, Berners-Lee wrote in a Scientific American journal essaypublished today. Social networking sites …

Well-known molecule may be behind alcohol’s benefits to heart health

ScienceDaily (2010-11-18) — Many studies support the assertion that moderate drinking is beneficial when it comes to cardiovascular health, and for the first time scientists have discovered that a well-known molecule, called notch, may be behind alcohol’s protective effects. Down the road, this finding could help scientists create a new treatment for heart disease that …

Will Facebook take over the corporate email?

Good question: Will Facebook eventually take over the corporate email. I think there is a very good possibility of it. Google is becoming another large corporate machine with all related to this rank attributes. The main email stakeholders, IBM and Microsoft are already large corporate companies and will not be able to catchup Facebook, a new and very fast runner. …

Free BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Your Lotus Notes Email

Just off the [Rim] Press Release wire : RIM Announces Free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Software for IBM Lotus Domino The free software products like that are not released very often so download it and used while it’s available. I hope it’s not the pre-Christmas promotion conducted by RIM and IBM to compete with Microsoft …