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TOP STORY: Apple Releases iOS 4.3, Xcode 4

MORE NEWS: Windows Phone 7 Apps Hit 9,000

ANALYTIC REPORT: 2011 Backup Survey: New Possibilities For Data Protection

WHITEPAPER: How To Drive Leads: B2B Technology Collateral Survey Report Released

SLIDESHOW: Businesses Take Action With Twitter

VIDEO: Thunderbolt

BLOG: Google Activates The Kill Switch

WEBCAST: Five Jobs You Can Do Better with Intelligent Decision Automation

RESOURCES: Take Our IT Outsourcing Survey -- A 32GB iPad Could Be Yours!

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Thursday, March 10, 2011


Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. -- Mark Twain



Apple Releases iOS 4.3, Xcode 4

Just in time for the arrival of the iPad 2, Apple is shipping updated versions of its mobile operating system and its developer tools.


iOS 5.0 Preview: 5 Must-Have Features

Android Bests iOS, BlackBerry For Smartphone Lead

Flash App For iOS Brings Cries Of Fraud


Windows Phone 7 Apps Hit 9,000

Microsoft's mobile platform attracting developers but still lags significantly behind Apple and Google.

Global CIO: IT Execs Worry Too Much About Data Quality

How's that for a bit of heresy?

HP Introduces All In One PC For SMBs

The mid-priced OmniPro 110 offers a choice of three operating systems: Windows 7, RedFlag Linux, and FreeDOS.

Taking iPhone's Personal Hotspot For A Spin

Personal Hotspot allows other devices to access the Internet via the Apple iPhone's connection to AT&T's network. Here are the results of a test drive.

Graphic Card Shipments Fall 3.3%

Nvidia shipments were down 6.2% in 2010 and AMD saw growth of 12.6% while all other card makers fell 44%, as less-expensive technologies took the place of graphics cards in lower-end PCs, John Peddie Research reported.

Windows Phone 7 Apps Hit 9,000

Microsoft's mobile platform attracting developers but still lags significantly behind Apple and Google.

Adobe Joins Social Network Analysis Bandwagon

Planned service offers Facebook, Twitter, mobile app and viral video measurement tools. Web analytics upgrade delivers performance and segmentation enhancements.

Trade Groups Push Cybersecurity Carrots, Not Sticks

Coalition says financial rewards would be more effective than laws in encouraging private-sector companies to upgrade their IT security.

HHS Finds IT Boosts Quality, Efficiency Of Healthcare

Literature review shows 92% of recent studies support the government's push to bring technology into the medical office.

Foursquare Upgrades iPhone, Android Apps

A BlackBerry refresh is slated for release this week, while updates for Symbian and Windows devices are in the works.

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2011 Backup Survey: New Possibilities For Data Protection

Today's system administrators can take advantage of myriad new and improved data protection technologies. Learn how these new developments overcome the two biggest problems of yesterday's backup solutions, and offer inclusive protection for branch offices and remote employees.

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APM: How To Calculate Your Costs

Application performance management products are essential for monitoring and troubleshooting critical apps. They're also very expensive. This report guides you through a TCO exercise to help you calculate the capital and operational expenses of an APM product set, including predeployment steps and consulting and IT costs. We also provide a customizable worksheet for your own calculations.

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How To Drive Leads: B2B Technology Collateral Survey Report Released

This report lays out how white papers and other marketing content is consumed and perceived among technology buyers in the B2B sector. You'll also learn:
- What content and collateral needs to be influential in 2011
- How tech buyers have been taking to video, social media, and other "new media"
- How to build a content portfolio that drives quality leads
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Migrating to Windows 7 with Dell SaaS Solutions

Moving your organization to Windows 7 requires careful planning to avoid time-consuming and costly mishaps. Don't miss this report on how to prepare for a Win 7 migration and how Dell SaaS offerings can automate and accelerate the process at a low cost and with high security.
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Businesses Take Action With Twitter
In only a couple of years, Twitter's gone from what seemed like a mere gimmick to one of the fastest ways to spread the word about something. That makes it seem like an ideal medium for a business to raise notice about its products and services. To that end, there are cases to be made both for and against Twitter when using it to spread information about what you do.   View Now


Apple Announces iPad2

Great Lost Software: 16 Gone But Not Forgotten


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Running at 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt technology can transfer a full-length HD movie in less than 30 seconds.   Watch

ALSO WATCH Bests Microsoft On Integration Of Outlook With Sharepoint

Aastra Announces Bluestar HD VideoConferencing "App Phone"




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Google Activates The Kill Switch

By Ed Hansberry

Google's comparatively lax controls on what apps make it into the Android Market have allowed dozens of malicious apps to be distributed to its users. Google is starting to fight back, but how bad is the problem?


Establishing Tiered Recovery Points

By George Crump

Our last entry introduced the concept of tiered recovery points. In this entry we will go into more detail about tiered recovery points. There are typically three types of recovery points you want; instant or close to it, also know as high availability. Within a few hours via some sort of disk or tape backup and finally recovering something old, an archive. Each of these tiers need to be established and understood when they should be used.

Corralsense Revamp Monitoring Line

By Paul Korzeniowski

With networks becoming more complex, small and medium businesses are finding it more difficult to understand how their applications are performing. In response, Corralsense, a supplier of monitoring solutions, enhanced its SharePath RUM line.

8x8 Adds Android App

By Paul Korzeniowski

Smartphones have become key extensions to business communications systems. In response, 8x8 Inc., a hosted communications provider, added an Android application to its repertoire.

Breaking The Open Source Licenses

By Ed Hansberry

An increasing number of apps found in smartphone app repositories are based on open source. For that matter, the number one platform, Android, is itself open source. Even though open source licensing requirements are meager, a lot of apps violate the terms of the license.


Five Jobs You Can Do Better with Intelligent Decision Automation

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