Fisher-Price’s Chatter phone has a simple but problematic Bluetooth bug

As nostalgia goes, the Fisher-Price Chatter phone doesn’t disappoint. The classic retro kids toy was given a modern revamp for the holiday season with the new release for adults which, unlike th

Software is due for a bundling event

We are approaching a new phase of enterprise software, where every niche of Software-as-a-Service has been filled and cloud companies are being consolidated into larger companies. Markets have a tende

Gillmor Gang: Sign Language

The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — barely came out of the gates before John Taschek let Comcast have it, and really you need to see th

Comparing Yammer And Salesforce Chatter With Deep Analytics From Applause

<a target="_blank" href="">Applause</a> is a new service that analyzes data from top app stores to help businesses understand how their mobile apps compare across user reviews

The New CRM Platform Is Chatter And It’s Made For Mobile

<a target="_blank" href=""></a> released an update to Chatter today that is designed specifically for mobile devices and represents the company's next generation CRM

Shapes Of Things

Sure, there's a second screen these days. But it's not the one you might think. The second screen is the TV, where the decaying rules remain in force as network comedies atrophy and the fall season is

Gillmor Gang: Meaningful Action

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — reeled along with the rest of the world from the tragedy in Connecticut. Our thoughts and prayers are with the famil

How The New Base CRM Mobile Apps Expose Market Leader Weaknesses

Ubiquity and intelligence are the two maxims of the post-PC world that Base places most importance on in its mobile CRM service. It makes sense. I have talked to several companies that see an oppor

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application. We use activity streams on Twitter to converse in 140 characters or less. We use the "like" gesture o

Going shopping

Something about the juxtaposition of things reminds me of the politics of disruption, the emotional spring of the social generation. By themselves, interesting, intellectual perhaps, but not of the pa

Gillmor Gang 9.3.11 (TCTV)

The Gillmor Gang -— Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — calmed down after a week of Dreamforce, the annual user conference. As the editorial in

The revolution will not be televised

Waking up, the news of Amy Winehouse chimed from Twitter and tormented the G+ newbies. Last night on the iPhone, I couldn't figure out how to keep Spotify playing when I switched apps. But unlike G+ w

Gillmor Gang 7.23.11 (TCTV)

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Andrew Keen, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — convened for yet another G+ conversation. This one, however, was noted for its evenhandedness as @ajkeen and @scoble

Gillmor Gang 5.9.11 (TCTV)

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Close or View

<img src='//' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />Push notifications are the new prime time, water-front property, Boardwalk and Park Place of ph

The @Mention Cloud

<img src='//' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />Many social aggregators have mined citations to produce digests of trending stories and mul

DreamForce Kinect

<img src='//' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />Sometimes it gets so hard to begin a post. This is not one of those times. Marc Benioff tells the

Salesforce Chatter Goes Freemium

<img src=""> In its attempt to bring social streams into the enterprise, Salesforce is taking its <a href="

Bantam CEO Tries To Position Salesforce Chatter As Lipstick On A Pig (Video)

<img src=""> Salesforce Chatter just went <a href="

After Four Months In Private Beta, Salesforce Chatter Finally Arrives As A Public Conversation

<img src="" alt="" title="chatter" width="205" height="157" class="alignright size-full wp-image-5470" />Salesforce's foray into injec
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