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  Friday, March 23, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Amazon Makes Clever Private Cloud Play
By Charles Babcock
Partnership with Eucalyptus, the open-source purveyor of Amazon APIs, guarantees ongoing compatibility between public EC2 and private cloud operations.

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6 Pros And 3 Cons Of Microsoft's Cloud Strategy

Megaupload Host Wants To Delete Data
Movie industry association wants data retained indefinitely, but hosting company says it's too expensive. Meanwhile, questions rise over why Anonymous launched retaliatory attack--and who paid for it.

Windows 8 To Match iPad Retina Display?
Microsoft is building Windows 8 to handle a wide range of screen resolutions. But it's unclear whether hardware makers will take advantage.

Google In Decline? Critics Protest
Too Much Google remains well positioned despite its missteps and setbacks.

Top 7 Photoshop CS6 Features
After more than 20 years, Adobe is still updating its flagship image-editing application, this time with a new dark look, raw-image editing, and nondestructive cropping.

HP Displaces Cisco, EMC In Sabre Data Centers
$800 million deal with travel industry leader replaces rivals' aging equipment with HP's latest virtualized, converged systems.

11 Telemedicine Tools Transforming Healthcare
We haven't figured out how to teleport patients into medical offices. But telemedicine technologies link patients and clinicians in ways Ray Bradbury would admire.

Adobe Study: Social Media Undervalued Nearly 100%
Web analytics tend to undervalue social media by emphasizing the last click that leads to a purchase, instead of the first click that builds awareness.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose. -- Jean Anouilh

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Break the "Add More Nodes" Cycle
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Even though virtualization has brought positive change to enterprise IT over the last decade, some skepticism remains about how valuable virtualization can be in the way companies deliver and run business applications. Uncover the truth about how you can run your business critical applications with confidence without sacrificing availability or service quality - and at lower costs.
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Top 7 Photoshop CS6 Features
After more than 20 years, Adobe is still updating its flagship image-editing application, this time with a new dark look, raw-image editing, and nondestructive cropping.

8 Things Tablets Still Can't Do
Have we really entered a post-PC world? The new Apple iPad and its tablet rivals still come up short on a few important measures.

Microsoft's Answer To The End Of Software
Microsoft's Convergence user conference convinced me that Dynamics will be a major player in the cloud, as Redmond bets big on customer choice.

New iPad Teardown: Inside Apple's Tablet
The new iPad isn't just beautiful on the outside. Check out the inside view of how Apple made this tablet's power and design click.

New iPad: Charging Problem Worse Than Heat Problem
iPad owners complain that it runs hot to the touch, but it's inability to charge is far more worrisome.


 

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8 Things Tablets Still Can't Do
Have we really entered a post-PC world? The new Apple iPad and its tablet rivals still come up short on a few important measures.   View Now

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March Madness And Social Networking
March Madness and pro sports hold many lessons for social network marketing. In this exclusive interview Eric Lundquist interviews sports broadcaster Butch Stearns on what social network marketing can learn from how sports teams social network   Watch

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The Cloud is Real: Are You Ready?
Join our discussion with AMD and HP as they address and tackle some of the very questions IT decision makers and technologist grapple with as they look to the cloud computing frontier. It happens Tuesday, March 27, 2012. More Information & Registration

 
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InformationWeek 500 2012: Call For Nominations!
We've started accepting nominations for this year's InformationWeek 500 -- our 24th annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Orgs with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now!
Deadline is April 27 -- Don't Miss It!

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