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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promises better image handling


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Cloud document storage gets chat

New chat functionality on the Dropbox and Google Drive cloud platforms promises to focus collaboration on the files being discussed.

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Hands on: Office 2016 preview focuses on data-gathering and collaboration in the cloud

Office 2016 could still learn a few things from Google Docs, but its business-intelligence features show a lot of promise.

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Open source Kolab ready to take on Office 365, Google Apps

What's next for Kolab, the privacy-minded open source unified communication and collaboration system that you can install on your own server.

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'Up-voting' and 'Likes' will change group e-mail if MIT researchers have their way

Social network-like tools could replace the limited and archaic opt-in and opt-out group e-mail management, say MIT researchers.

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IT execs on Facebook at Work strengths and weaknesses

A handful of senior IT executives agree that Facebook needs to overcome some significant challenges before organizations can seriously consider its Facebook at Work enterprise collaboration platform.

Jive stakes its messaging claim with new Chime app

The real-time communication tool for teams will now have to vie with Slack

Dell ready to help enterprises move Jive content into Yammer

New migration tool aims to help enterprises simplify their social side

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Why CIOs can’t sell enterprise collaboration tools

Collaboration platforms offer the promise to eliminate unnecessary meetings, phone calls and other time-consuming interactions. However, to succeed those tools have to perform better than the incumbent, which for most people is still...

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How workers really use Microsoft collaboration tools

A new report suggests the most common activity among businesspeople using Microsoft collaboration tools is document sharing, and much of that activity occurs early in the week, on Monday and Tuesday.

Google gives Apps admins more control over their files and docs

One of the new features allows IT pros to disable the ability to print, donwload and copy certain files

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Why Facebook Messenger will fail as a 'platform'

Facebook introduced this week at its F8 developer conference a new API for one of its messaging apps. It's a terrible idea.

AeroFS makes cloud collaboration free for up to 30 users

Security-focused service offers a private enterprise cloud with unlimited data

Google Cloud and a Chromebook might be your next contact center

Avaya and Google have joined hands to help mid-sized companies give customer service

Dropbox for Business gets two new collaboration tools

Users can now comment on shared files and keep Microsoft Office documents synchronized more easily

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Adobe says new cloud service will end 'document disconnect'

Adobe has announced Adobe Document Cloud, promising a seamless and unified document experience across desktop, mobile and the Web.

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Mailbird 2.0 - Still the best Email client for Windows and Gmail

I've been using Mailbird for well over a year now. With last weeks release of version 2.0 it's even better.

Microsoft beefs up Office 365's Delve, aims to complete its rollout by May

Delve, the first application that taps the Office Graph machine learning engine, was announced a year ago

Clarizen bolsters collaboration suite with reports and dashboards

Clarizen has unwrapped the biggest overhaul of its enterprise workforce collaboration software in almost two years.

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