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Microsoft's Ray Ozzie Imagines Post-PC World
In a valedictory memo, Microsoft's departing chief software architect highlights his company's successes and its challenges as cloud services become more important.
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Apple's Mac App Store Brings Changes, Worries
Before it has even launched, the Mac App Store has prompted calls for competition.
Global CIO: Can Charles Phillips Grow Infor While Avoiding Oracle & SAP?
The Oracle ex-president's new company has $2 billion in revenue and 70,000 customers--and suddenly a much higher profile within SAP and Oracle.
Android Market And Windows Marketplace Pass Major Milestones
The Android Market has officially reached 100,000 applications and Microsoft's brand-new Marketplace for Windows Phone has surpassed 1,000 apps.
Google 'Mortified' Over WiFi Data Gathering
New procedures have been implemented to prevent similar incidents from occurring.
Global CIO: As IBM Accelerates Analytics Business, Can Anyone Keep Up?
IBM has put analytics at the heart of its corporate strategy and is leveraging its entire $100-billion business to drive the "smarter" solutions that analytics animate.
Humanoid Robot Joining International Space Station
Robonaut 2, developed by NASA and General Motors, will help astronauts with tasks on the Space Shuttle Discovery's final mission.
WiFi Direct Could Surpass Bluetooth
Connects over a greater range and relies on peer-to-peer linkups instead of a WiFi network or router.
RIM Demos PlayBook Tablet
Research In Motion used the AdobeMAX conference to highlight the capabilities of its forthcoming PlayBook tablet. The big question on everyone's mind: Is this thing for real?
Why Cloud Security Worries Are Overblown
Oracle's Larry Ellison can question the security of today's multi-tenant applications, but there's no denying that it's the wave of the future and it's only going to get stronger.
ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS
There's (Short-Term) Hope For Greener Storage
By Lamont Wood
Energy demands made by data center storage are expected to start leveling off soon as vendors start making storage with greener, more efficient components. But the effect won't last.
Adobe Flash 10.1 Coming To Most Platforms
By Ed Hansberry
Today Adobe announced the release of AIR 2.5 and buried in the announcement is an update on Flash for smartphones. Unless you have an iPhone, chances are good you can either get it today or will be able to in the near future.
Does Ray Ozzie's Departure Matter?
By Dave Methvin
Stores selling gold watches in Redmond, Washington must be doing great business lately. Microsoft's Chief Software Architect, Ray Ozzie, became the company's latest executive to announce that he will retire soon. I'm not sure that it matters.
More Patient Data Dumps
By George Hulme
Yet another case where patient medical records are left in a dumpster and out in plain sight.
What Business Data Should Be In The Cloud?
By George Crump
In our last entry we discussed different ways that you can move data into the cloud, something I call onramps. In theory the ability now exists to put all your data types on a cloud storage platform, but is that the right choice for your business? How do you determine which data you should put in the cloud?
2 Of 3 Employees Routinely Violate Usage Policies
By Keith Ferrell
Whatever your employees need to be doing on the Web via your network, a fair percentage are doing -- or trying to do -- a lot more, according to Symantec/MessageLabs findings.
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