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TOP STORY: IBM To Build Massive China Cloud Data Centers

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SLIDESHOW: Inside Watson, IBM's Jeopardy Computer

VIDEO: Tutorial: 10 Steps To Mobile Worker Support

BLOG: Laptops Heading To The Scrapheap?

WEBCAST: Tips and Tricks on Memory Management in Virtualized Environments

RESOURCES: Nominate Healthcare IT Execs


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Thursday, January 27, 2011

 

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

IBM To Build Massive China Cloud Data Centers

The 6.2-million-square-foot campus near Beijing will include offices, call centers, restaurants, and living spaces, as well as at least seven enormous data centers.



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Spam Plummets To 2009 Levels
Thanks to botnet takedowns and the Spamit shutdown, spam has declined to 79% of all email traffic, says Symantec.

Google Plans Biggest Hiring Year Ever
Faced with strong competitors and the curse of bright, entrepreneurial workers who have opportunities elsewhere, Google is bulking up on talent to ensure that it can grow.

Global CIO: Apple iOS Crushes Google Android In Enterprise
The iPad continued to surge into the enterprise as Q4 activations jumped more than 50%, while Windows Mobile devices dropped out of Top 10, says Good Technology report.

SAP Reports Record Sales, Contests Oracle Fine
Looking past a 36% drop in earnings tied to the TomorrowNow lawsuit, SAP executives say fourth-quarter results point to strong, innovation-driven growth across industries and regions.

Mac Office 2011 Available For Free Trial

Apple users can kick the tires for 30 days on new features like Outlook for Mac and Excel Sparklines before they decide to buy.



Microsoft Ships 2M Windows Phone 7 Handsets

Microsoft claims handset manufacturer partners shipped two million Windows Phone 7 devices by the end of 2010, but it's unclear how many have been sold to end-users.



Justice Department Wants ISPs To Store More Data

Government investigators are finding that ISPs don't record enough about what their customers are doing.



Intel Commits $100 Million To University Research

The first of six university-based R&D centers, led by Stanford, will focus on visual computing in tablets, smartphones, and other consumer tech.



Android Gaining On iOS Among App Developers

Tablets are driving rising interest in Google's mobile platform, which is now within 5 points of matching Apple's ranking.



Healthcare Software Development Exposes Security Risks

Many organizations are lax in protecting patient data during development and testing, finds Ponemon Institute study.



Java Under Oracle: Unity, But No Apache Vitality

While Oracle has imposed order and unity in a contentious Java community, at what price has it come?



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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

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Inside Watson, IBM's Jeopardy Computer
IBM has spent four years and untold hundreds of millions of dollars developing Watson, a computer that can play Jeopardy. In fact, Watson answers questions so quickly and accurately that IBM challenged Jeopardy and two of the show's all-time champions to a match. Cynics may call it a publicity stunt, but the project has brought real advances in computer science. Here's a look inside the architecture, hardware, and advanced analytics that make Watson tick.   View Now


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VIDEOS


Tutorial: 10 Steps To Mobile Worker Support
Find out ways a company can support workers' mobile computing/connectivity requirements, securely and economically.   Watch

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Intel Educational Exchage for Parallelism

CES 2011: Cellcontrol Device Sets And Enforces Safe Driving Policies

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Featured Blogger Laptops Heading To The Scrapheap?
By Paul Korzeniowski
Since the introduction of the Apple iPad, interest in tablet systems has increased. In fact in the last three months, AnythingIT.com, a website that tracks IT system disposals, has seen a 62 percent increase nationwide in businesses dumping their laptops.

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Do You Really Need A Server?
By Lamont Wood
A lot of SMBs are apparently deciding that they don't, and firms like Cbeyond are banking on that.

HTC's Tablet Entry Won't Run Android 3.0 Honeycomb
By Eric Zeman
Specifications for HTC's unannounced Android tablet have hit the web, and all indicators point to a mid-range device rather than a high-end iPad competitor.

Verizon Going For The iPhone Market Hard
By Ed Hansberry
Not since Moses famously said "Let my people go" has there been such pent up demand of users wanting to give up their cellular overlords as there is today. Verizon is doing everything it can to make it as easy as possible for AT&T iPhone users to switch to the big red Z.

Offshoring Data: You Can Never Be Too Careful
By Anna Frazzetto
The news is full of stories of leaked information these days. Whether it's state secrets released by WikiLeaks or a product release slipping out early from a careless team member, information is supremely difficult to control in today's world of instant online communications.

WEBCASTS

Tips and Tricks on Memory Management in Virtualized Environments
Join this informative webcast and gain a greater appreciation for the strategies experts use today in managing their virtual environments. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how to recognize where memory constraints are impacting performance. We'll also explore how memory ballooning and swapping may impact the performance of your virtualized applications.

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