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api icp 570  and Enterprise Social Graph API Salesforce Chatter, Jive Software, Saba People Cloud, Microsoft Yammer, etc. are getting some company. TIBCO's tibbr is only 18 months old but already used by a million people in 104 countries, 56 percent of them on smartphones. Users can mark their affinities (likes), post updates, and handle files in TIBCO’s social offering. With tibbr, users can follow anything and support everything, while corporate IT departments control issues such as security, entitlements, scale,

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Compaq and Samsung in Deal to Save Alpha


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