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Remote Work vs. Collaboration: 8 Startups Weigh In

Virgin Media Business offers vision of a hyper-connected future

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[Credit: go_nils on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)] Avatars, super-crowdsourcing, and printing your own medication may sound like the stuff of science fiction books, but a hyper-connected future may not be that far away, according to a new report by Virgin Media Business. Many businesses have already embraced deploying more...
Virgin Media Business offers vision of a hyper-connected future

Staggering Video Of 185 Person Choir Spliced Together Via YouTube (GOOG)

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Composer Eric Whitacre has put together a truly amazing collaborative work on YouTube. He distributed sheet music of his latest composition via Facebook and his blog, asking vocalists to submit YouTube videos of themselves singing selections from it. He then spliced together pieces of submissions from 185 singers to create...
Staggering Video Of 185 Person Choir Spliced Together Via YouTube (GOOG)
Google Looks To Expand Its Google+ Platform Team

AtTask Raises $13 Million For Software as a Service That Combines Social Tech With Traditional Project Management

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Utah-based AtTask has raised $13 million for its collaborative work management software as a service (SaaS) according to documents filed with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Names of the investors were not disclosed. AtTask has previously raised $7 million from OpenView Partners. It’s unclear at this point if this new $13 million...
AtTask Raises $13 Million For Software as a Service That Combines Social Tech With Traditional Project Management

A European exit quantified: Citrix paid approximately $53 million for Podio

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Citrix recently acquired Podio, the Copenhagen-based startup behind a social, cloud-based collaboration software platform with the same name. The terms were kept under wraps at the time of the announcement, but it turns out the purchase price was diligently disclosed by Citrix in a recent public SEC filing. It doesn’t...
A European exit quantified: Citrix paid approximately $53 million for Podio

Podio brings its collaboration software goodness to the iPad

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Podio, the Danish online collaboration tools maker that was recently acquired by Citrix for about $53 million, is today debuting an iPad app. Podio says it didn’t simply want to ‘downscale its website’ or ‘upscale its iPhone app’ and set out to build a tablet app from scratch and focus...
Podio brings its collaboration software goodness to the iPad

An open letter to leaders of companies who block employee access to social media

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Dear Sir or Madam: I understand your fears and worries. I really do. It’s risky out there where employees may say something they shouldn’t that brings the wrath of a regulatory agency upon your head, where links from Facebook pages lead to sites that exist solely to infect your network,...
An open letter to leaders of companies who block employee access to social media

Kodak can't dismiss Apple's claims on patents, gets clearance to sell those patents regardless

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Apple might have been denied a lawsuit against Kodak while the former camera maker is in bankruptcy, but that hasn't kept it from winning in court. A Manhattan judge has tossed a Kodak attempt to dismiss Apple's claims that it, not Kodak, owns 10 of those patents through collaborative...
Kodak can't dismiss Apple's claims on patents, gets clearance to sell those patents regardless

New BlackBerry Z10 & Q10 Smartphones Gunning For Apple, Google

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BlackBerry is back.  The company formerly known as Research In Motion today announced two new devices on its brand new BlackBerry 10 operating system at a keynote address in New York City. The BlackBerry Z10 will be a full-touch 4.2-inch, dual-core 1.5 GHz with an 8-megapixel back camera and 2...
New BlackBerry Z10 & Q10 Smartphones Gunning For Apple, Google

Elance adds video chat to its virtual workrooms

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Video chat is changing the way people communicate, which is becoming increasingly evident in the way it’s being used for virtual work. Remote teams are turning to video communications to provide more face-to-face contact between team members. That’s why Elance recently introduced video chat to its users, as a new...
Elance adds video chat to its virtual workrooms

Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

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Screen sharing functionality has lagged behind other developments on our PCs, but the new Screen Hero app is making progress with its clever solution that offers two mouse cursors and easy sharing. Screen Hero, a free app for Windows (7 and 8) and OS X (10.6+), bills itself as “Google...
Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad

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Podio, the collaborative work platform that was acquired by Citrix earlier this year, just launched its first iPad app. Podio already offered native apps for Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android platform, but today’s launch marks the company’s first foray into the tablet world. As tablets become increasingly common in companies...
Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad

Citrix buys Podio, beefs up collaboration tools

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Podio provides a collaborative work platform that Citrix plans to add to its GoToMeeting software and associated products....
Citrix buys Podio, beefs up collaboration tools

Yammer acquires oneDrum to make content more social

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Yammer, the company that provides real time communications solutions to businesses has acquired oneDrum, the platform for creating better collaboration between applications. This means that Yammer will now have the capability through oneDrum to get applications to talk to each other in ways that they might not usually. Yammer opened...
Yammer acquires oneDrum to make content more social

DreamIt Ventures Opens Applications For Next NYC Class With Specialized Tracks For EdTech, Minority-Led, And Israel-Based Companies

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DreamIt Ventures has just opened up the application process for their third annual New York city Accelerator program, which will begin in mid-May and run to mid-August. The program offers $25,000 in seed funding, as well as collaborative work space, mentoring, exclusive speaking engagements with industry leaders, and an opportunity...
DreamIt Ventures Opens Applications For Next NYC Class With Specialized Tracks For EdTech, Minority-Led, And Israel-Based Companies

Podio Cuts Down On Unnecessary Emails With New Email Integration, @Mentions For Workspaces

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Collaborative work platform Podio, the Danish Yammer and Basecamp competitor that was acquired by Citrix earlier this year, launched two new features today that are meant to help businesses and small teams cut down on internal emails. Starting today, you will be able to connect all of your Podio workspaces...
Podio Cuts Down On Unnecessary Emails With New Email Integration, @Mentions For Workspaces
Once king of enterprise software, Lotus Notes is dragging IBM down

Six Factors in Emergent Innovation

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In discussing employee-driven innovation, having a technology platform to deliver on objectives is a key part of a company’s strategy. Hard to get everyone tuned in when you rely only on email and conversations with your cubicle mates. But that’s just one factor. There are many other considerations for companies...
Six Factors in Emergent Innovation

The LAB Miami gets $650k in funding from Knight and angels to open new work-learn space

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The LAB Miami is officially opening a new 10,000 square foot collaborative work-learn space following a successful fundraising round, Knight Foundation’s Program Director for Miami Matt Haggman announced on stage today during the America’s Venture Capital Conference (AVCC). The Miami-based foundation invested a total of $250,000 in the project, with...
The LAB Miami gets $650k in funding from Knight and angels to open new work-learn space
Hackpad aims to build a better wiki with real-time updating

Tasks for teams: Wunderlist Pro is out for Apple devices and the web

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Wunderlist Pro is finally here, adding functionality on top of the task management app to better suit team use. The consumer-focused free app — which is inching ever closer to being an Evernote rival — has also been spruced up. The features of Wunderlist Pro will come as no surprise,...
Tasks for teams: Wunderlist Pro is out for Apple devices and the web
Google sponsors 'Reroute/sf' Hattery Labs hackathon with $10K in prizes for best innovation using Google Maps API

Endeavor will get $2 million from the Knight Foundation to open its first US affiliate in Miami

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Endeavor will receive $2 million in support from the Knight Foundation through 2017 to open Endeavor Miami, its first US affiliate, the New York-based entrepreneurship organization announced today. As you may remember, the city has recently hosted Endeavor’s Global Selection Panel. This private event was dedicated to shortlisting the 40...
Endeavor will get $2 million from the Knight Foundation to open its first US affiliate in Miami

Elance adds video chat to its virtual workrooms

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Video chat is changing the way people communicate, which is becoming increasingly evident in the way it’s being used for virtual work. Remote teams are turning to video communications to provide more face-to-face contact between team members. That’s why Elance recently introduced video chat to its users, as a new...
Elance adds video chat to its virtual workrooms

Leading from Behind

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(Editor's note: This post is part of a six-week blog series on how leadership might look in the future. The conversations generated by these posts will help shape the agenda of a symposium on the topic in June 2010, hosted by HBS's Nitin Nohria, Rakesh Khurana, and Scott Snook.) For...
Leading from Behind
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