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Between The Lines Columnist Google I/O Preview: 9 Potential Products
By Thomas Claburn
Get ready for Android Jelly Bean, Google's Nexus tablet, and a host of new products and services to launch at Google's developer conference this week.

Google Nexus Tablet Details Leak
Google Slips Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Details

Apple's Planned Obsolescence: Customer Revolt Brews
Short term, Apple will make more money. Long term, it will annoy, and lose, even ardent device fans.

Microsoft: We Won't Build Own Windows Phones
Microsoft exec categorically denies reports that the company plans to bring its Surface tablet strategy to the smartphone market.

Oracle's Recent Software Buys Fuel Customer Experience Strategy
New Oracle Customer Experience (CX) offering melds capabilities from ATG, Endeca, RightNow, and Vitrue, to advance Siebel/Fusion customer relationship management play.

State Street Private Cloud: $600 Million Savings Goal
If everyone writes software for the same cloud-based development platform, code sharing becomes easier, and State Street has to write dramatically less code, saving big on software development. Take a look at the plan.

10 Developments Show Government Cloud Maturing
Emerging trends such as FedRAMP, community clouds, and single-source contracts point to the start of phase two for cloud computing in federal government.

HP Without Itanium: A Three-Pronged Strategy
Regardless of how its trial against Oracle goes, there will be no new versions of Oracle software on Itanium. Here's how HP might turn the page.

IBM Serves New Tennis Analytics At Wimbledon
Tennis fans can check out 'SlamTracker' stats, player-movement tracking, via latest IBM supported innovations for Grand Slam tennis events.

'Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.' -- Ambrose Bierce


HP Without Itanium: A Three-Pronged Strategy
IBM Serves New Tennis Analytics At Wimbledon
Research: Alternative Application Delivery
Roll Out of 5,500 Smartphones Saves Company Money and Staff
Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
Supporting an Enterprise-wide Data Archive and Retention Strategy
Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics

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Posted By Moonkai:
"Why would you even attempt to compare the upcoming google tablet with the iPad/Asus Transformer/Surface? That's like trying to compare a 6cyl Ford Mustang with a Porsche 911."
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Posted By MyW0r1d:
"Whatever happened to the EU technology movement from just a few years ago that championed mandated standard connectors (power and audio) for mobile phone devices to be marketed?"
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Research: Alternative Application Delivery
IT must efficiently and securely deliver all the applications employees need, no matter where they are or what devices they're equipped with. Nearly 500 IT pros weighed in on how they get this done. The biggest surprise was the popularity of application virtualization, which is in widespread use by 35% of respondents.
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Fundamentals: Backing Up Android and iOS Devices
As more employees use their own tablets and smartphones for work, IT teams need to figure out how to back up data created while on the go. The answer: a smart mix of policies, cloud services and mobile device management. We outline a data protection plan that doesn't depend on end users, because "BYOD" shouldn't mean "back up your own data."
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Roll Out of 5,500 Smartphones Saves Company Money and Staff
When a leading beverage company faced a five-hold increase in the number of smartphones, they needed to accomplish this without adding any support personnel. Download this report to find out his this company not only kept staff at the same level, but managed to save $20K per month as well.
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Become a Social CMO to Lead the Brand Experience
CMOs indicate that, in the age of the customer, collaboration and influence through social networking will have the biggest impact on their organizations in the next three to five Find out why Forrester believes that CMOs who personally participate in social media will be better at leading the new brand experience.
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Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
Microsoft's slick new Windows 8 Surface tablet looks great, though pricing remains a question. Get up close with 10 of its most compelling features.

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.

Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality
Amazon says cloud computing is an indispensable enabler of seven important computing transformations. We hype-test the promises with a few reality checks.

Top 15 Google Apps For Business
The Google Apps Marketplace is a gold mine for businesses offering dozens, if not hundreds, of generally inexpensive, cloud-based software solutions for everything from project planning to invoicing. Here are 15 of the best.

Apple WWDC: 17 Cool Innovations
Apple unveiled useful tweaks and new ideas at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Take a peek at our favorites, from MacBook Pro to iOS 6.


Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
Microsoft's slick new Windows 8 Surface tablet looks great, though pricing remains a question. Get up close with 10 of its most compelling features.   View Now

Windows Phone 8 Preview: Visual Tour
Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images


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How Phones Are Helping Us Drive Safer And Even Measuring How Drunk We Are
At the CTIA conference in New Orleans, I saw all the different ways mobile phones are keeping us connected. From the car to our health, it is clear smartphones are becoming a lifestyle choice.   Watch

Powerbag Lets You Charge Your Phone When You Travel
Ixia Ensures OpenFlow Hardware No Longer Untestable



Supporting an Enterprise-wide Data Archive and Retention Strategy
Join us as we discuss the best practices for controlling the expanding data growth through an effective data archiving strategy, significantly improving application performance, mitigating the risks associated with data retention needs, and reducing the costs of managing storage. More Information & Registration

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Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics
At our interactive InformationWeek Virtual Event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to put big data to use in ad hoc analyses, what-if scenario planning, customer sentiment analysis, and the building of highly accurate data models to drive better predictions about fraud, risk, and customer behavior.
It happens June 28

InformationWeek 2012 Next Generation WAN Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to determine what's important to you when you're choosing data center management software and SaaS vendors as well as how the vendors are actually doing against those criteria. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive a 32-GB Apple iPod Touch.
Survey ends June 29

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