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Google Real-Time Search; Skeletal Scans For Crime Fighting

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TOP STORY: Google Expands Real-Time Search

MORE NEWS: Skeletal Scans Explored For Crime Fighting

ANALYTIC REPORT: HP in Transition: What's the Long-Term Vision?

WHITEPAPER: Using Win7 to Transform Your IT Systems Management

SLIDESHOW: 8 Big Data Deployments In Detail

VIDEO: RAD Studio XE

BLOG: Tablets Are Popular But Won't Replace Laptops

WEBCAST: Content Assessment: Critical First Steps to Gaining Control

RESOURCES: Take Our Survey On Social Networking In The Enterprise: Win An iPod Touch!


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Friday, August 27, 2010

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Google Expands Real-Time Search
A new home page for real-time search results underscores Google's focus on timely information.

RELATED INSIGHTS
Yahoo Integrates Bing Search Results
Gmail Offers Free Phone Calls
Regulating Google Search

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Skeletal Scans Explored For Crime Fighting

Add biometrics of people's bone structures to the list of methods considered for identifying terrorists, criminals, or trusted individuals.



HP Raises 3Par Bid To $1.8 Billion
Extending the bidding war with Dell another round, HP increased its offer from $24 to $27 a share for the high-end storage company.

Video Patent Holders Forswear Fees

MPEG LA says that its H.264 Internet video technology will remain free.



Craigslist Urged To Shutter Adult Services

Attorneys general from 17 states say Craigslist's attempt to police the section and remove illicit prostitution ads has failed and called for the site to take down its adult services section.



RIM Looks To Escape BlackBerry Ban

The Canadian smartphone maker is continuing talks with Indian authorities in effort to resolve impasse over security issues.



Cisco To Acquire ExtendMedia

Adding the firm's video content lifecycle management software is likely to expand Cisco's video content capabilities.



Verizon Wireless Distributing Flash Update For Moto Droid

Verizon Wireless on Thursday said it is sending a new update to the Motorola Droid that will enable it to download and install Adobe Flash Player Mobile 10.1.



Ford Using Wi-Fi Provisioning To Install SYNC Software

Wireless software installation eliminates the need to build, stock and store multiple SYNC hardware modules on assembly lines.



Massive 'Fake AV' Attack Launched

Scareware campaign targets consumers' credit card information with bogus offers of free antivirus services, warns Sophos.



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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

HP in Transition: What's the Long-Term Vision?
As Hewlett-Packard's board searches for a new CEO following a tabloid-worthy scandal, how does the world's largest IT company move forward? How must its business strategy evolve? How can HP turn this rocky transitional period into a triumph? We take an incisive look at HP from various angles.
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Featured Report

10 Steps To Ace A FISMA Audit
In the wake of well-publicized cyberattacks and a move by NIST to beef up FISMA, we can't blame agencies and contractors for being wary of inspections. But trust us: Forewarned is forearmed. The best way to sail through is to know what auditors will be looking for.
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Using Win7 to Transform Your IT Systems Management
Assessment tools prepare for Win7 migration and improve long-term IT management. Download Now

Understanding Real-life Data Center Power Consumption and Capacity Planning
This white paper studied an actual data center and reveals the myths and realities of real-world power measurement. Learn how to identify under- and over-utilized servers, and calculate your data center power efficiency and Green Grid Power Usage Effectiveness (PCU). Download Now

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SLIDESHOWS


8 Big Data Deployments In Detail
What does it take to move into the era of large-scale data analytics? Data warehousing experts from Barnes & Noble, BNP Paribas, Cabelas, McAfee and more share insights on innovative big-data deployments.   View Now


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Slideshow: InformationWeek SMB Makeover Goes "On Location"

Who Should Hewlett-Packard Buy?

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VIDEOS


RAD Studio XE
Dr. Dobb's talks with Mike Rozlog, Product Manager of Delphi Solutions, about Embarcadero's upcoming RAD Studio XE release.   Watch

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Team Torelli Progress Report #1

Navigator Integration Team Progress Report #1

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TODAY AT THE BLOG


FEATURED BLOG
Featured Blogger Tablets Are Popular But Won't Replace Laptops
By Ed Hansberry
Apple didn't make the first tablet, not by a long shot, but they did make the first tablet that took the consumer market by storm with the iPad. Not even a year out of the gate though and companies are already looking beyond that first model. AT&T, the only seller of the 3G iPad in the US, has laid out plans to add more tablets to its wireless offerings.

ALSO SEE
Box.net Gets Facebook-y With Content Management
By Jake Widman
The online collaboration service has added the social-networking concept of a newsfeed of activity updates to its management tools.

Spammers Love Facebook Because Facebook Users Love Spam
By Keith Ferrell
Wonder what your employees are doing on Facebook? Odds are they're clicking on spam links.

What Solid State Storage Form Factor Is Best?
By George Crump
Solid state storage comes in several form factors. Each has its value to both suppliers and to users of the technology. In the data center there seems to be three popular choices emerging; solid state disk drives, PCIe solid state cards and solid state appliances or memory arrays. Choosing the right one for your environment is critical in making sure that you get the most out of your solid state investment.

Cloud: Professional Data Center Group Says Get On With It
By Charles Babcock
Two years ago it would have been impossible for a professional manager's association to produce a position paper, Guiding Data Centers to Cloud Computing. The 'cloud' was still being disparaged in too many quarters. Now it's become respectable. I miss the days when the topic was more disputable and, in some quarters, disreputable.

WEBCASTS

Content Assessment: Critical First Steps to Gaining Control
This webcast will provide attendees with an overview of new dynamic analysis technologies that aggregate, correlate visualize and explore unstructured content and records. Content Assessment is the first critical step to alleviate the pain of the information explosion by evaluating whether it's necessary or unnecessary to the business and enable informed decisions about business value, relevance, and disposition.

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS

Take Our Survey On Social Networking In The Enterprise: Win An iPod Touch!
InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on the use of social networking applications in the enterprise. This survey will take under 10 minutes to complete.

Upon completing the survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb. Your responses will remain confidential and will only be reported in aggregate.

Survey ends Aug. 27

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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