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  Sunday, July 24, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistGoogle+: Should You Have A 'Frenemies' Circle?
By Frank Ohlhorst
Google+ could help you keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer, says social media expert. But beware some dangers.

Google+ Lesson: Business Users Come Second
Google+ Headaches: What You Need to Know

Apple Laptop Batteries Hacked By Researcher
Attackers could use a password weakness to render your laptop's battery useless--or overcharge it to start a fire, researcher warns.

Windows Phone 7 Mango Finalized, Phones Coming
Microsoft's big update to its mobile phone platform is released to manufacturers. Will Nokia deal bear fruit?

Licensing Headaches: Is VMware Or Microsoft Worse?
Recent VMware pricing controversy shows that software vendors are from Mars and IT is from Venus. But don't let emotion cloud your software plans.

The Small Revolution Of The Data Center
Financial services firms are rethinking how--and why--they build data centers, turning traditional data center models on their heads.

Blackberry Maker RIM To Lay Off 10%
Research In Motion also shakes up executive ranks as it looks to keep Apple and Google within its sites.

IBM Validates Violin's 37X Faster Flash Memory Array
Violin's 3200 Flash Memory Arrays helped IBM scan 10 billion files, soundly beating the previous record of 1 billion files in three hours.

Sony Insurer Disputes Breach Insurance Claims
A cautionary tale for enterprises that think they have data breach insurance.

IBM In $665 Million Outsource Deal With Manulife
Multinational insurer will hand off server, security, disaster recovery, and other critical IT operations to Big Blue.

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Sony Insurer Disputes Breach Insurance Claims
IBM In $665 Million Outsource Deal With Manulife
Charge IT: Why We Need Usage-Based Accounting
Server Virtualization: Branching Out of the Data Center
OS X Lion Makes Windows 8 Too Late
The Security Threat Report: The Threats to Watch
InformationWeek 500 Conference: The Need For Speed

Posted By CompG:
"I think Larry's falling into the trap of being 'more responsible' and playing it safe. He forgets that it is this open innovation and freedom of thinking that helped build an amazing company. I think they will be poorer for it."
In reply to: Google Closes Google Labs
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Posted By Ttherapy:
"...Calling the end of mice and keyboards and the UI as we know it is rather exaggerated, especially with Apple being almost the only vendor and having a negligible market share."
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  Digital Issue  
Discover how health IT leaders are dealing with the industry's pain points, from allowing unfettered patient data access to sharing electronic records.

ALSO: A recent Harvard study suggests e-prescribing may cause as many errors as handwritten systems. A deeper dive indicates otherwise.

And much more, exclusively in our July 25th Healthcare Digital Issue!

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Charge IT: Why We Need Usage-Based Accounting
A service catalog is pivotal in moving IT from an unresponsive mass of corporate overhead to an agile business partner. In this report, we chart the new service-oriented IT landscape and provide a guide to the key components: service catalogs, cost and pricing models, and financial systems integration.
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Cloud Security: Understand The Risks Before You Make The Move
In this Tech Center report, we explain the risks and guide you in setting appropriate cloud security policies, processes and controls. Plus: How to catch up when security is an afterthought to a cloud migration.
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Server Virtualization: Branching Out of the Data Center
Multisite organizations are reducing the number of servers in their branch offices by moving applications to the data center. Yet, they continue to place a few applications locally because of performance, survivability, or compliance requirements. Discover how to increase utilization of local infrastructure, reduce application downtime and recovery time, and shorten the time needed to deploy local applications while lowering infrastructure and operating costs -- through server virtualization.
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Smarter Analytics Comes of Age
Faster, more accurate answers are the path to success in today's digital economy. Advanced analytics is the new competitive weapon that enables enterprises to attract new customers, grow revenues, and predict outcomes and risks in a volatile and competitive world climate. Download this white paper to learn how to deliver faster, more accurate analytics and reporting to all your users, from all your information, on your terms.
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OS X Lion Makes Windows 8 Too Late
Apple and Microsoft race to '"tablify" their desktop operating systems. Guess who's winning?

E-Prescribing Doesn't Make The Grade
Outpatient electronic prescribing doesn't cut out the common mistakes made in manual systems, study finds.

Antisec Attacks An Urgent Wake-Up: InformationWeek Now
It's difficult to gauge the ethos of these next generation hackers. If I could summarize, it's this: Punish.

Johns Hopkins Execs: How To Make Medicine Smarter
CIO and chief medical information officer share lessons learned on electronic health records, embedded intelligence, risk reduction, and personalized medicine.

Oracle Mobile App Warms Over Hot BI Suite
The number-two player in business intelligence software upgrades products and applications after racking up significant sales gains in 2010.



Mozilla's Web-Only Operating System Layer Essentially a stripped-down browser, the Mozilla web-only operating system layer has much in common with Google Chrome.   View Now

10 Hot iPad Apps For Summer
HP TouchPad Tablet: Visual Tour


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The Security Threat Report: The Threats to Watch
With over 95,000 pieces of malware analyzed by SophosLabs every day, it's clear the threat isn't going away. Join Chester Wisniewski, senior security advisor at Sophos, for a live Webcast to learn about what makes the latest security threats tick. It happens Thursday, July 28th, 2011 -- Time: 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 500 Conference: The Need For Speed
Join C-level executives from leading global companies as they gather to discuss how their organizations are turbo-charging business execution and growth -- how their accelerated enterprises manage cash more effectively, invest more wisely, delight customers more consistently, manage risk more profitably. It happens Sept. 11-13 in St. Regis Monarch Beach
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