Oracle Picks Up Social Marketing Firms To Help Cloud Services Push - Forbes
Oracle has acquired two social media companies in the past few weeks in a bid to gain market share in networking and marketing cloud services. It first acquired Vitrue and then Collective Intellect, both of which are social marketing firms.
Ping, Apple's iTunes Social Network, Will Be Shut Down This Fall - Huffington Post
iTunes Ping? No longer a thing. Apple will end Ping, a social networking service built into iTunes, this fall, sources have told All Things Digital's John Paczkowski. Ping is likely to be cut off in the next major release of iTunes, according to ...