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Dimdim got Acquired – WiZiQ invites Refugees

So, the CRM (Customer Relationship Management) company Salesforce bought the web conferencing platform Dimdim for $31 million USD in cash.

Right after the announcement of the deal, Dimdim changed its landing page stating that they won’t accept new clients anymore, the old clients could use the service during the transition period until March 15th as they had done before. After that period the service will shut down completely as it seems.

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R:ED January 2nd to January 8th 2011

  1. Why We Desperately Need a New (and Better) Google
  2. Internet Users Still Cheap, Spend Only $1 to $10 on Digital Content
  3. Chegg: Saving College Kids Money Through Textbook Rental
  4. The Case for the Virtual Classroom
  5. After the Skype Ban: China’s Changing Online Landscape
  6. Biggest Mobile Breakthrough of 2011? Survey Says: Payments.
  7. School Tech: 6 Important Lessons From Maine’s Student Laptop Program
  8. Chegg Hires Former Netflix COO To Manage Massive Textbook Warehouse
  9. Internet Surpasses Television as Main News Source for Young Adults [STUDY]
  10. Flattr rolls out direct donations, Wikileaks likely to benefit greatly
  11. Schools Across the Country Adopt the iPad
  12. Zimride: Carpooling for College Students
  13. Wikipedia Saved by Founder Jimmy Wales’ $16M Gaze, Elite Supporters
  14. Salesforce Buys Web Conferencing Platform DimDim For $31 Million In Cash
  15. Citing Facebook Effect, Salesforce.com Buys Dimdim
  16. Confirmed: Skype Buys Mobile Video Startup Qik
  17. Skype Adds Group Video Calling To Enterprise Offering
  18. Skype Is Killing It on Long Distance
  19. Ustream Is Also Coming Bundled On Verizon’s 4G Android Phones
  20. 100+ Online Resources That Are Transforming Education

Dimdim Version 6 to be released soon

With the upcoming release of the Dimdim 6 webmeeting, subscribers to the service will get access to some interesting new features.

The focus of those new features is more towards business meetings but nevertheless some of them could also be very useful in an online  class environment .

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Spotlight on WiZiQ: New Look and Public Paid Classes

WiZiQ announced the start for Public Paid Classes in their blog today. They also got themselves a new look so I think it’s time to put them into the spotlight again.

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