AnswerBase make it even easier to switch from another application
AnswerBase have launched two new Import buttons. The first allows you to pull any existing data in to AnswerBase, either from forums or from another Q&A application. The second allows you to import users in CSV format. It’s not clear from their blog post whether the software will automatically pair the imported questions with the imported users as you’d expect.
Google Drive team launches regular Google+ Hangouts
The Google team have started using Hangouts to publicise new features and provide speeches and seminars about developments in Google Drive and Google Docs. In the last Hangout, the team shared tips on making the most of Google’s features, including advanced spell checking, document sharing and the new Research pane. Users are invited to join future Hangouts via the Google Enterprise and Google Docs Google+ pages, so dust off your login and get involved.
TfL launch live data for Olympics cloud apps
In a bid to ease congestion on the London tube, rail and bus networks, Transport for London have announced that live data will be shared in the cloud. The API has been opened up to third parties in the hope that more commuters will access TfL’s data as they travel. App developers can use the feeds to display delays, waiting times and bottlenecks. None of this is much use while data connections are inaccessible underground of course, but TfL’s limited wifi network is due to be switched on literally weeks (or days) before the games begin.
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