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Apple Blesses iPad-Ready Web Sites

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TOP STORY: Apple Blesses iPad-Ready Web Sites

MORE NEWS: Global CIO: Oracle, SAP, And The End Of Enterprise Software Companies

ANALYTIC REPORT: Next-Gen LAN: Everything Except The Kitchen Sink

WHITEPAPER: Comprehensive Application Security Solution Revealed

BLOG: Non-iPad Mobile News Items Worth Reading

WEBCAST: A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

RESOURCES: Be Part Of the InformationWeek 500 2010

InformationWeek Daily
 Monday, April 5, 2010 


"If you're short of trouble, get a goat."
-- Finnish Proverb 


Apple Blesses iPad-Ready Web Sites

The company is promoting publishers who offer HTML5 video as an alternative to Adobe Flash.


Special Report: Tablet Wars -- Can Apple Three-peat?

iPad Reviews In: It's (Mostly) Awesome

Full Nelson: iPad Speaks On Verizon, Sandra Bullock


Global CIO: Oracle, SAP, And The End Of Enterprise Software Companies

Their service revenues are almost three times higher than software revenues and the trend is continuing—what does that mean for CIOs?

PC Pioneer, Altair Creator Dies At 68

Dr. Henry Edward Roberts was a mentor to Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

Google Engineers Recreate Quake II In HTML5

The project demonstrates progress being made to support high-performance graphics in Web applications.

Pentaho Release Blends Data Integration, BI

Pentaho Data Integration 4.0 teams Kettle ETL software with data modeling and data visualization shortcuts.

White House Launches Mobile Site

The White House mobile site emphasizes functionality over flair, but the iPad-ready main White House site has plenty of both.

Verizon Slashes Palm Smartphone Prices

Palm has lost market share as Android smartphones continue to gain ground.

Yahoo Partners With Healthline

Healthline aims to provide health information technology that will drive health-specific search and navigation on the Yahoo site.

Microsoft Loses i4i Appeal

A federal appeals court rejects a request for a rehearing in a patent infringement case involving Microsoft Word.


Next-Gen LAN: Everything Except The Kitchen Sink

Tomorrow's network is going to be the plumbing for everything business leaders want to do, from adding HD video to boosting collaboration to using Fibre Channel over Internet to cut storage costs. Sow how do we ensure our LANs are robust enough to handle the pressure? Eventually, you may need to bolt on new technologies, but there are also practical techniques that can buy you some breathing room.

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Tipping The Scales: 2010 Data Center Operational Trends

Fiscal discipline and business-focused IT delivery are guiding principles for today's data center professionals. Now the question is, how can those charged with physical operation add efficiency, manage virtualization up and down the stack, wisely adopt new technologies, and track every watt and bit of space -- all while feeling the heat?

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Comprehensive Application Security Solution Revealed

Continuous application availability begins with a comprehensive application protection solution. Understand how the comprehensive security features of Citrix NetScaler protect against DoS/DDoS, deliver intrusion filtering capabilities for application-level protection, and provide complete, hardware-based encryption to offload CPU-intensive cryptographic functions from the servers.
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Modeling the Virtual Data Center

Control who manages your infrastructure, what systems are being provisioned, how applications are designed and configured, and where and when they are deployed.
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Featured BloggerNon-iPad Mobile News Items Worth Reading

By Eric Zeman

Apple may be dominating headlines, but there's plenty else to read about. RIM has delivered a disappointing earnings report, Palm has some economics it wants to share, Google's Buzz gets a minor facelift, and LinkedIn connects with BlackBerry.


Google Not Supporting The iPad?

By Eric Zeman

Based on spending more than an hour trolling the iPad Apps Store, I can't find a single Google application or service that has been optimized for the iPad. How come? Google isn't the only one. Other major publishers haven't updated their apps, either.

Cisco Releases WebEx iPad App

By Bob Evans

One more reminder to CIOs that the computing devices, they are a-changin': Cisco's launched a free app that lets iPad users tie into WebEx meetings with a few simple taps, and has quoted a big customer who loves the iPad-WebEx connection because his company "is constantly pursuing solutions that enhance mobile collaboration between our employees, partners and customers."

iPhone Wins 'Most Satisfying' Award

By Eric Zeman

Love it or hate it, the iPhone appears to make most users happy. How do we know this? J.D. Power and Associates named the iPhone winner of its 2010 smartphone customer satisfaction survey.

Hey Microsoft, Privacy Has Many Facets

By Dave Methvin

This week, Microsoft took a pretty nasty swipe at Google's Chrome browser, claiming that it compromises your privacy. If you read the words in just the right way, Microsoft has a valid point. The problem with Microsoft starting a fight like this, though, is that they have a lot more to lose than Google.


A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

What can nearly 300 senior executives teach you about the work practices that separate outperforming organizations from their peers? Join us for this webcast where we discuss this study -- packed with facts from the front lines of innovation and rich evidence pointing to the emergence of a smarter way of working built on greater agility among people and the processes that guide their work.
It happens Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM PT /11:00 AM ET
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Be Part Of the InformationWeek 500 2010

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ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators.
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VIDEO: PGP CEO on Malware Costs, Google-China Debacle

PGP CEO Phil Dunkleberger talks to us about the latest Ponemon research data, which will show a higher cost from legal fees and targeted malware.

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Nominate your agency by submitting an essay on your most innovative IT
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The deadline for submitting nominations is April 30, 2010.

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