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Apple Asks Court To Ban Google Phones

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TOP STORY: Apple Asks Court To Ban Google Phones

MORE NEWS: Health IT Jobs Hard To Fill

ANALYTIC REPORT: Mobile World Congress 2010: Battle For Mobile Supremacy

WHITEPAPER: Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization

BLOG: Is Out-Year Maintenance Really Motivation?

WEBCAST: Strategic Approach to Power Monitoring

RESOURCES: HDI Technical Service & Support World Conference And Expo

InformationWeek Daily

 Thursday, March 4, 2010 


"Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides."
-- Rita Mae Brown 


Apple Asks Court To Ban Google Phones

In lawsuits, iPhone maker claims 11 HTC devices, including the Nexus One, violate its patents.


Google Reveals Nexus One 'Super Phone'

Google Phone Could Spur Mobile App Development

Google Android Phone Launches Delayed In China


Health IT Jobs Hard To Fill

CIOs report they're finding it hard to recruit IT talent with the skills to work on EMRs and physician order entry systems.

Photo Gallery: The Latest In Healthcare Technology

HIMSS is the biggest healthcare IT showcase, bringing together the newest in instrumented hospital equipment to the best in electronic health records.

RSA: Google, PayPal, Equifax, Others Form Open Identity Exchange

The companies have created a non-profit to manage the process of certifying identity providers.

Nokia Adds Skype For Symbian Phones

Software for the Skype VoIP calling service, available as a free download in the Nokia Ovi store, will operate on about 200 million handsets at launch.

IBM Completes Security Acquisition

Big Blue's buyout of NISC deepens its presence in sensitive areas like homeland security, defense, and intelligence.

TiVo Launches Internet-Enabled DVR

The TiVo Premiere digital video recorder combines TV and the Internet into one device that could replace the PC for entertainment.

California Outlines Teleworker Policy

State government agencies must support telecommuters with standard and secure IT infrastructure.

Google Urges Anti-Censorship Trade Rules

But lawmakers want companies to take the lead against online censorship.

Q&A: Homeland Security CIO Outlines Key Challenges

Eight months into the job, CIO Richard Spires discusses plans for creating a 'center of excellence' for program management, department-wide services, and other steps.

Special Report from Internet Evolution:
Read our editors' pick for the Worst Internet
Acquisitions of All Time! Make sure your
business doesn't repeat the same mistakes.



Mobile World Congress 2010: Battle For Mobile Supremacy

In this InformationWeek Analytics Alert, we corral our coverage of the world's largest mobile computing and communications event, where vendors large and small tackle every technology known to man-and some that aren't.

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Featured Report

Oracle-Sun: What Lies Ahead

The strategy points to Sun hardware optimized to run Oracle software. But our exclusive research finds many IT pros doubt that they'll benefit from the partnership. This report outlines Oracle's roadmaps for key Sun products, and analyzes what changes the acquisition will bring for business technology decision makers.

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Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization

This white paper provides an overview of the recommended servers, storage, software, and services. It can be used to plan, scope, and procure the required components to set up a virtualization infrastructure.
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Achieving Data Center Savings with an Accelerated Server Refresh Strategy

Replacing aging servers on regular schedule has saved Intel millions of dollars in operational costs and incremental data center capital spending, while increasing capacity to support business-critical computing needs. Get the details of Intel's approach, and find out whether an accelerated server refresh strategy could save your company millions in operational, energy, and other costs.
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Featured Blogger

Is Out-Year Maintenance Really Motivation?

Posted By George Crump

A common motivation to switch storage vendors is the cost of out-year maintenance -- that's the bill you get when the storage system you bought comes out of the initial service coverage that was included when you purchased the unit. These bills should come with a defibrillator.


Netezza Sasses Oracle As Sales And Share Price Jump

Posted by Bob Evans

Predicting 20% revenue growth next year, data-warehouse appliance vendor Netezza said its win rate versus Oracle and Teradata has been rising over the past year and will continue to do so throughout 2010. For a company whose revenue is about 1% of Oracle's, that's pretty impressive.

Malware's New Vehicle

Posted By Adam Ely

Malware has been around for years, but most IT pros think about it only when a family member calls for computer help. Well, one theme of RSA is that we're all going to have to pay closer attention.

What's Your Outsourcing Vision?

Posted By Michael Healey

We've just wrapped up our latest InformationWeek Analytics survey on business outsourcing, and there are a few interesting trends worth mentioning before the full report comes out.

Apple v. Google: The Battle Is Fully Joined

Posted By Eric Zeman

After taking some time to digest the massive 20-patent lawsuit filed against it by Apple on March 2, HTC (and partner Google) have responded. Their take? HTC says it has plenty of its own patents and isn't infringing on Apple's.


Strategic Approach to Power Monitoring

Have you ever been worried that your data center circuits were nearing capacity? Have you ever thought about your electricity as a key raw material of the service you provide to your internal and external customer? Have you ever dreamt of sending a smaller check to your local energy company each month? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then join us in our one hour interactive webcast on strategic approach to power monitoring.

It happens March 9, 2010 at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

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HDI Technical Service & Support World Conference And Expo

How many hours of productivity do your employees lose because of technical issues? Is your help desk using industry best practices to get your staff back to work quickly? Experience the benefits of formalized support processes -- send your team to HDI!

It happens March 16-19 in Orlando FL.

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Attend Our Virtual Event On Advanced Strategies in Virtualization

Join InformationWeek editors, the InformationWeek Analytics team, and a panel of guest experts and vendors as they take virtualization to the next level. Learn how a top-to-bottom transformation will increase system availability and ensure better business continuity.

Registration is free

Image Gallery: Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 7

With mobile carriers and smartphone manufacturers in tow, Microsoft took to the stage at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain to unveil its latest smartphone operating system: Windows Mobile 7. Check out photos of the many devices that were announced simultaneously with the launch of Windows Mobile 7 as well as many images of the operating system's new features in action.

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2010 InformationWeek Government IT Innovators

Now in its second year, InformationWeek's 2010 Government IT Innovators program will shine a spotlight on some of the most innovative government IT organizations -- at the federal, state, and local levels.

Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT initiative completed within the past 12 months.

Deadline for Nominations: April 30, 2010.

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