QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"Every Action done in Company, ought to be with Some Sign of Respect, to those that are Present."
-- The Papers of George Washington, Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour
TODAY'S TOP STORY
CTIA: HTC EVO 4G And All The Toys
This year's annual mobile industry gathering saw more 4G phones, more handsets, and a little bit more focus on the enterprise. Our Full Nelson columnist dials in his take on the new gear and services.
• Sprint HTC EVO 4G Boasts Video Muscle
• Samsung Intros LTE Phone
Card Hacker Draws 20 Year Sentence
Prosecutors said the hacks into accounts held by customers of Barnes & Noble, OfficeMax, TJX, and other retailers resulted in more than $200 million in losses and damages.
Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
The company's experimental fiber network plan has elicited almost 200,000 invitations from speed-starved Internet users.
Apple iBookstore More Relaxed About Explicit Content
Explicit content in Apple's iBookstore seems not to be the problem that it is in the App Store.
Transparency Caucus Supports Open Government
The bi-partisan caucus, formed in the House, will promote Americans' access to government information.
Qwest Seeks $350 Million For Rural Broadband
The telecom firm wants federal government funding to help finance broadband facilities in underserved rural communities.
Sybase Analytics Keeps SMS Moving
Combining Sybase IQ data warehousing with MicroStrategy dashboards, Operator Analytics 365 gauges telco network performance.
EMR Data Theft Booming
Fraud resulting from exposure of electronic medical records has risen from 3% in 2008 to 7% in 2009, a 112% increase, researcher says.
NASA Makes Mars Rover Smarter
AEGIS software autonomously analyzes images taken by the exploratory vehicle's wide-angle camera, speeding data collection.
Bada Bing: Microsoft In Search Comeback
Bing upgrades have Redmond on the road to recovery in search market while the competition stagnates.
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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS
Steve Jobs Revealing iPad Secrets Via Email
By Eric Zeman
More than ever, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is responding to customer emails. Perhaps the most exciting revelation is that the iPad -- and iPhone -- will gain a universal inbox. That will be a welcome upgrade. What other secrets has Jobs revealed?
Hewlett-Packard And UPS Collaborate On Breakthroughs
By Bob Evans
Hewlett-Packard's close relationship with UPS has led to two recent innovative breakthroughs that are very different in scale -- data-center cooling versus handheld devices -- but very similar in reducing waste and energy use while improving business results.
Ransomware Continues To Soar
By George Hulme
New analysis on the ransomware trend shows how cyber thieves are increasingly holding systems hostage in an attempt to extort users.
Does iPhone Get OS 3.2 On April 3, Too?
By Eric Zeman
The iPhone has not seen a significant operating system update in six months. Does Apple intend to offer iPhone OS 3.2 -- which is shipping on the iPad starting April 3 -- to the iPhone at the same time?
4 Thoughts From Cloud Connect 2010
By Vanessa Alvarez
Last week I attended Cloud Connect 2010, which covered a great number of topics around cloud computing. I walked away with lots to think about surrounding four major concepts: private clouds, specialized clouds, (lack of) standards, and the unresolved legal implications of cloud computing.
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Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2010.
InformationWeek Analytics 2010 Strategic Security Survey
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VIDEO: How Trusted Platform Modules Could Improve Cloud Security
Brian Berger, a director at the Trusted Computing Group, explains to TechWeb.com editor-in-chief David Berlind how the TPMs that are already in millions of systems can be used to help secure cloud computing.
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