Chatter

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,…

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

Software is due for a bundling event

11:00 am PST • December 10, 2016

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 tendency…

Software is due for a bundling event

Gillmor Gang: Sign Language

10:00 am PDT • March 29, 2014

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…

Gillmor Gang: Sign Language

Applause is a new service that analyzes data from top app stores to help businesses understand how their mobile apps compare across user reviews from different marketplaces. We looked at…

Comparing Yammer And Salesforce Chatter With Deep Analytics From Applause

Salesforce.com released an update to Chatter today that is designed specifically for mobile devices and represents the company’s next generation CRM platform. Chatter, the company’s activity stream service that it…

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

Shapes Of Things

3:06 pm PST • February 25, 2013

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…

Shapes Of Things

Gillmor Gang: Meaningful Action

12:00 pm PST • December 15, 2012

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…

Gillmor Gang: Meaningful Action

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…

How The New Base CRM Mobile Apps Expose Market Leader Weaknesses

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…

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

Going shopping

1:26 pm PST • November 27, 2011

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 parallel…

Going shopping

Gillmor Gang 9.3.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • September 3, 2011

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

Gillmor Gang 9.3.11 (TCTV)

The revolution will not be televised

10:00 am PDT • July 24, 2011

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…

The revolution will not be televised

Gillmor Gang 7.23.11 (TCTV)

10:05 am PDT • July 23, 2011

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…

Gillmor Gang 5.9.11 (TCTV)

4:43 pm PDT • May 9, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — inaugurated a new kind of Gillmor Gang. To the undisclosed, it looks the same: silly chat,…

Close or View

10:08 am PST • February 13, 2011

Push notifications are the new prime time, water-front property, Boardwalk and Park Place of phase 2 realtime. The domino effect of this alert mechanism will transform the iPad and therefore…

The @Mention Cloud

1:40 pm PST • December 18, 2010

Many social aggregators have mined citations to produce digests of trending stories and multimedia. Google Reader support in the new Flipboard and Delicious’ apparent folding are two sides of the…

Media & Entertainment

DreamForce Kinect

5:32 pm PST • December 11, 2010

Sometimes it gets so hard to begin a post. This is not one of those times. Marc Benioff tells the story of how Bill Clinton was delayed coming out here…

In its attempt to bring social streams into the enterprise, Salesforce is taking its Chatter messaging service and making it freemium. Unlike most freemium services which start out free, and…

Salesforce Chatter just went live to all customers earlier today, but already it is being attacked from below by smaller social CRM players. Taking a page from Salesforce CEO Marc…

Salesforce’s foray into injecting social features into the enterprise world, Chatter, is finally open to the public after four months in private beta. Announced last November, Chatter leverages what Salesforce…

As you’d expect, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is a constant salesman. At a dinner last night in New York City, he kept showing everybody in the room his newest baby,…

Marc Benioff's Secret Sales Weapon: Chatter On The iPhone (Video)

When Salesforce’s enterprise-friendly social collaboration platform Chatter was announced last Fall, we focused on the social features and connectivity it could bring to the enterprise. It was, in fact, Salesforce’s…

Salesforce Chatter Gets Its Own App Marketplace: ChatterExchange

Salesforce CEO and Chairman Marc Benioff unveiled the company’s realtime micromessaging technology as it went into a private beta with 100 customers. The press event featured a rather unique sketch…

The Gillmor Gang convened Wednesday to ponder the last several weeks of events loosely contained in a discussion of the next generation Web operating system. Three major announcements set the…