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IBM Distributes Malware At Security Conference

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TOP STORY: IBM Distributes Malware At Security Conference

MORE NEWS: Supercomputer Builds 3D Model Of Gulf Oil Spill
ANALYTIC REPORT: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: 2010 Data Center Challenges and Technologies

BLOG: Google's 'Screw Up' Looks Expensive

WEBCAST: Business Intelligence For The Midsize Business

RESOURCES: Take Our Application Consolidation Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!


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 Tuesday, June 1, 2010 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY...

"The technologies which have had the most profound effects on human life are usually simple."
– Freeman Dyson 
 

TODAY'S TOP STORY
IBM Distributes Malware At Security Conference
Promotional USB thumb drives carried an unintended freebie: a keystroke-monitoring Windows worm.

RELATED INSIGHTS
Symantec Enhances SMB Security Suite
Twitter For iPhone Attracts Malware
Cheap Botnets A Boon To Hackers

ALSO SEE


Supercomputer Builds 3D Model Of Gulf Oil Spill
Simulations run at the University of Texas are helping researchers adapt the Advanced Circulation Model to map a trajectory of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

MeeGo v1.0 Released For Netbooks
A software development kit will be released in June with support for touch-based handsets and tablets.

Feds Bust 'Scareware' Ring

Three men allegedly used fake antivirus warnings and advertisements to sell $100 million worth of bogus software.

Apple iBookstore Admits Self-Published Authors
Having launched its iBookstore with major publishing houses, Apple is now accepting applications from individual authors.

Motorola Android Tablet May Come This Year
CEO Sanjay Jha tells investors Motorola is concentrating on the convergence of mobility and the home and 'nearly all' of his focus is on Android.

Constant Contact To Add SMB Tools
NutshellMail acquisition will enable small business email marketers to interact with customers through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

EHRs Lack Standards, Best Practices
Vendors support an independent body to develop best practices and usability standards for electronic health record products.

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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS
The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication
There are many technologies that vendors say will help us get a handle on our storage. These include thin provisioning, data deduplication, improved compression methodologies, disk-to-disk-to-tape backup, encryption, virtual tape libraries, larger disk drives, and faster-performing drives. In this report, we'll touch on many of these and help sort out whether deduplication in particular makes sense in your environment.
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Billing: Key To Growth
Billing is a critical but often underappreciated aspect of good customer service and experience, as well as improved retention -- not only for policyholders, but also for agents and distributors. This new and timely Insurance & Technology Analytics Brief focuses on the opportunities and challenges insurance companies face in modernizing their core billing systems.
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2010 Data Center Challenges and Technologies

CIOs are stuck in a squeeze play. Learn about key data center challenges and new technologies and processes that can automate the infrastructure. Download Now

Privacy Concerns And The Secrets To Building Business Sucsess With Trust
This whitepaper will explore how marketing leaders and business decision makers like yourself can align trust, credibility and privacy processes in your organization -- and your company's broader ecosystem -- into a Business Integrity Strategy. Download Now

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TODAY AT THE BLOG

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Google's 'Screw Up' Looks Expensive
By Thomas Claburn
Google's Street View snafu may end up being one of the more costly copy-and-paste mistakes in recent memory. In the past ten days, there have been six lawsuits filed against Google in the U.S. for alleged illegal data interception.

ALSO SEE
Businesses Have Bought 40% Of iPhones In 2010
By Eric Zeman
AT&T's Ron Spears recently revealed that 40% of the iPhones sold to-date during 2010 have been to business customers. RIM's BlackBerry and Microsoft's Windows Mobile platforms are the default enterprise mobile computing choice. Or, rather, were. Should RIM be scared?

Skype Promises To Bring Video Calling To Android
By Eric Zeman
Right now, the only Skype client available to Android handsets is solely through Verizon Wireless. That's about to change, as Skype recently promised to make Skype available to all Android handsets. What's more, Skype said it intends to "set the bar" for mobile-to-mobile video calls.

The Roll Down Hill Effect Of Primary Storage Deduplication
By George Crump

The adoption rate of deduplication in primary storage has been relatively low so far in primary storage. There are concerns on user's minds about performance impact, data integrity and how much capacity savings they will see. Clearly each of these concerns need to be addressed. When it comes to capacity savings though, there is a key component of capacity savings that might get overlooked, the roll down hill effect of proper primary storage deduplication.

Memorial Day: Marcus Lutrell And His Navy SEAL Brothers
By Bob Evans
On this Memorial Day weekend, we have a special chance to hear stories of the unimaginable courage, honor, and sacrifice of the U.S. military. Here's a haunting excerpt from Marcus Luttrell's Lone Survivor, one of those books offering a brief glimpse into the secret lives of these extraordinary warriors who eagerly put themselves in harm's way to protect the rest of us.

WEBCASTS

Business Intelligence For The Midsize Business
Join Intelligent Enterprise editor-in-chief Doug Henschen for a Webcast as he shares insight on the latest trends in BI as well as in-depth research on priorities within midsize companies. Date: Tuesday, June 22. Time: 9:00 a.m. PT/12:00 p.m. ET More Information & Registration


RESOURCES AND EVENTS

Take Our Application Consolidation Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!
InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey to investigate the extent to which organizations are consolidating applications. The results of this survey will appear in an upcoming issue of InformationWeek as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

This survey will take under 10 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32GB iPod touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Survey Ends June 11

Image Gallery: FTC, FCC Reveal Complaints Filed Against Apple
Numerous complaints have been filed with the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission against Apple. They run the gamut from the iPad's lack of Flash support to the availability of adult material in the iTunes App Store, to an iPhone catching fire while charging. These documents were obtained via the Freedom Of Information Act.
View It Now

Virtual Event: Merging Mobility And UC In The Enterprise
InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey to investigate the impact of cloud computing on IT professionals. The results of this survey will appear in an upcoming issue of InformationWeek as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report. This survey will take under 10 minutes to complete. Upon completion, 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.
It happens June 9


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