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TOP STORY: Google Fights E-mail Overload With Priority Inbox

MORE NEWS: Gov 2.0 Summit Preview: GIS-Powered Government Data

ANALYTIC REPORT: Research: State of Storage 2010

WHITEPAPER: Microsoft Access 2010 Cost Benefit Analysis

SLIDESHOW: Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain

VIDEO: Energy Efficient Scalable I/O

BLOG: Dangerous Internet Explorer QuickTime Flaw Surfaces

WEBCAST: Quick Wins In Data Center Consolidation

RESOURCES: Gov 2.0 Summit


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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Google Fights E-mail Overload With Priority Inbox
Gmail has gained an automated, trainable filter that attempts to segregate important e-mail messages.

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Gov 2.0 Summit Preview: GIS-Powered Government Data
At the Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington on Sept. 7 and 8, GIS expert Jack Dangermond will discuss new ways to integrate government data with mapping applications.

Samsung Galaxy Tablet Appears To Be Verizon Bound
More details about the Samsung Galaxy Tab -- an Android-based tablet device -- have surfaced, and it looks as though it will be sold by Verizon Wireless in the U.S.

HP CloudStart Accelerates Private Cloud Startup
Package of blade hardware, storage management software, and consulting will launch a private cloud in 20% of the time it typically takes.

Motorola Issues Warning About Updating Droid X Unofficially
Motorola has indicated via its support forums that Droid X users who update to Android 2.2 from a leaked ROM won't be able to install the official update.

Google Corrects IBM's Security Math
IBM has fixed a security report it issued last week that misstated Google's security vulnerabilities.

Google Voice Problems Limited

Isolated reports of failures do not reflect a widespread collapse of the service, Google says.



NASA Successfully Tests Shuttle Rocket Successor

Though its future is up in the air, NASA's test of the 22 million horsepower rocket engine appears to have met expectations.



Palm Drops WebOS 2.0 Bombshell

Palm on Tuesday announced version 2.0 of its webOS smartphone platform, with new features and a new SDK in tow.



Gartner Lowers PC Sales Forecast

PC shipments are projected to increase by 15.3% year over year in the second half, about 2% less than Gartner's previous forecast, due to the uncertainty in the U.S. and European economies.



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Research: State of Storage 2010
Budgets may have been slashed, but the recession hasn't dampened the growth of enterprise data and related storage requirements. Too bad, then, that our infrastructures aren't keeping pace. In this report we analyze survey results and discuss technologies that can help storage managers do more with less.
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Virtually Available: Managing Application Security, Performance
The quest for cost savings and greater productivity per dollar spent has given rise to a mix of legacy, virtual, cloud and SaaS environments in enterprise infrastructures. The downside: Managing availability of business-critical applications and ensuring snappy performance across this diverse landscape has become a highly challenging endeavor for IT.
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Microsoft Access 2010 Cost Benefit Analysis
Although Microsoft Access can be used to create desktop applications, its Web development features are lacking. In this white paper, we consider the costs of putting an existing Access app on the Web, and then we provide an alternative. Download Now

Enterprise Risk Management for Financial Services
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Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain
Highlights of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research as it appears in "Global Threat, Local Pain," our report assessing whether the high-profile infiltration of corporate networks worldwide (Google China leaps to mind) is forcing execs to reconsider their security strategies and pony up related resources.   View Now


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Featured Blogger Dangerous Internet Explorer QuickTime Flaw Surfaces
By George Hulme
Spanish security researcher Ruben Santamarta has discovered a way to exploit Apple QuickTime on Microsoft Windows systems and bypass advanced security defenses to take complete control of targeted systems.

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For Dell, Green For SMBs Means Three Cs
By Lamont Wood
Dell has adopted an environmental strategy based on Cube, Content, and Curbside -- plus bamboo -- and, so far, the results look good, both for Dell and its SMB customers.

Gmail Is Calling
By Jim Rapoza
With new features recently added to Google's Gmail, the application now has the ability to freely make calls to phones anywhere. And while, feature-wise, it is well behind competitors like Skype, its integration in Gmail makes it a serious option.

Hotmail Supports Exchange ActiveSync Push Technology
By Ed Hansberry
On August 30, Microsoft flipped a switch allowing Hotmail users to use Exchange ActiveSync to synchronize their smartphones with Hotmail's email, contacts, calendar and tasks. Hotmail now matches, and exceeds what Google Sync offers.

Netgear Debuts $899 Unified Threat Management Appliance
By Keith Ferrell
Netgear debuted its latest security appliance today, the ProSecure UTM50, an $899 Unified Threat Management device that addresses firewall, ant-virus, URL filtering , spam and other aspects of network security.

WEBCASTS

Quick Wins In Data Center Consolidation
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Gov 2.0 Summit
This fall, the leaders of the public and private sectors will convene at Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C., to discuss government's critical challenges. Request an invitation to join this unparalleled group of influencers and help shape the future of health care delivery, cybersecurity, financial regulation, and education.
It happens Sept. 7-8

Tapping Into Commercial Clouds: An Executive Roundtable
Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

It happens in Washington DC: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

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