TODAY'S TOP STORY
Google Co-Founder Larry Page To Replace Schmidt As CEO
Google on Thursday reported Q4 2010 revenues of $8.44 billion, but the bigger news was that co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO in April, with current chief Eric Schmidt moving out of day to day leadership to become Executive Chairman.
• Analysis: Google Dropping H.264 Support In Chrome Is Shortsighted
• Google Docs Preparing For Life As A Platform
• Google Promises No Planned Downtime
Malware, Mobile Lead SMB Security Threats
Online marketing and blogs are another key attack vector that small and midsize businesses need to guard, says Blue Coat Security researcher.
Global CIO: Apple Hammers Google Over Tablet Flaws
By the time Google's Android tablet OS is available, 20 million iPads will be in full use. And until then, Apple's spreading the fragmentation FUD.
Google Docs Preparing For Life As A Platform
Renovated last April, Google Docs appears to be getting fixed up again, this time in preparation for third-party applications.
Box.Net Unboxes All-New Software, Cloud Integration
A redesigned interface and cloud integration with Netsuite and VMware is part of the all-new release aimed at enticing Microsoft Sharepoint users.
Facebook Fields Feature Phone App
The social network is trying to reach the majority of mobile phone users who don't have smartphones.
FDA Revamps Medical Device Approval
The 510(k) program overhaul aims to facilitate innovation, streamline the review process, and protect patient safety.
Pentagon OKs Navy Shipboard Network
CANES project moves into the development phase after meeting key cost, schedule, and performance criteria.
HP, Microsoft Team-Up Yields New Appliances
Partnership between Redmond and Palo Alto targets IT pros looking to reduce complexity and deployment times.
Security Experts Probe Oracle Patches
While the number of products in the Oracle stables has risen dramatically, the number of quarterly security patches has noticeably declined.
Facebook Ad Spending To Hit $4.05 Billion In 2011
In the U.S., the social media site will garner 7.8% of the online ad market, compared with its 4.7% share in 2010, reported eMarketer's annual forecast.
Who Are The Top CIOs in Government?
By J. Nicholas Hoover
The editors of InformationWeek Government are putting together our list of the top CIOs in federal, state and local government, and we'd like to invite our readers to be a part of the process.
Photos Of webOS Tablet Emerge
By Eric Zeman
Ahead of its probable February 9 debut, images and specs of a webOS-based tablet from HP have hit the 'net.
Backup Deduplication 2.0 - Density
By George Crump
As we continue our requirements for the next era of backup deduplication, the next important area for improvement is in the denseness of systems. This means more raw capacity in less physical space. While getting sufficient power to the data center is a problem for some data centers, the lack of available data center floor space is becoming a problem for even more of them. Backup deduplication systems need to help address that pain by increasing density.
Epson Brings Out Double-Sided SMB Inkjet
By Lamont Wood
The new MFP is touted as being the world's fastest double-sided printing solution for small offices. There is also a non-MFP version.
Survey Says: U.S. SMBs Must Bolster Backup Strategies
By Michele Pepe-Warren
A worldwide survey has revealed some disheartening news about U.S.-based SMBs: They're not feeling very confident about their disaster recovery and backup solutions.