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Baseball Meets Internet Of Things

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  Monday, April 08, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Windows 8 Doubt: 3 Ways Touch Won't Help
By Kevin Casey
Windows 8 emphasizes touchscreen capabilities, but there are several scenarios where I see little benefit for information workers.

Windows 8 Doubt: 4 Ways To Sway PC People
Microsoft's Influence Fading Fast: Gartner

Baseball Meets Internet Of Things: Bye, Bad Umpires?
Will sensors come to bats and gloves? Bad umpiring could be a thing of the past if baseball equipment becomes a part of the Internet of Things.

Smartphone Maps While Driving Banned In California
Recent court decision in California makes it illegal to check smartphone maps except in cases of hands-free, voice-guided navigation.

Why Tech Projects Fail: 5 Unspoken Reasons
Today's IT groups make too many ROI guesstimates and have too little accountability, says this financial industry IT exec, in debut column for InformationWeek.

IT Needs To Think Like Sales
You don't need to always be closing, but you should always be challenging.

20 People Who Changed Tech: Marconi And Tesla
In this sixth installment in our series, Howard Anderson profiles the pioneers of radio.

Don't Confuse Big Data With Storage
A large part of big data management is knowing what data to analyze, what to back up and what to dump, says disaster recovery expert.

5 Ways To Avoid Costly Cloud Surprises
How can you avoid cost overruns with infrastructure as a service (IaaS) from Amazon and other cloud services? Cloudability and Cloudyn share tips.

Database Customers Hold A Strong Hand
Our 2013 State of Database Technology Survey shows IT teams finally gaining leverage thanks to cloud, virtualization, open source.

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." -- Henry David Thoreau

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"Given the lousy job HTC has done keeping its existing hardware updated with software releases, they're not going to retain their current customers, and potential tech-savvy customers will avoid them like the plague".
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When it comes to database deals, customers -- not vendors -- now have the advantage. Find out the results of our new Database Technology Survey.

Also in our new, all-digital issue: Oracle has refreshed its midrange and high-end Sparc servers, but that may not help its bottom line.

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Research: 2013 State Of Database Technology
Among more than 700 respondents, use of virtualization is up; 91% are using, piloting or investigating Hadoop; and 16% are leveraging cloud for their primary databases. But pricing is still a sore point, and security advances are elusive.
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Insecurity With Java
In the wake of a zero-day vulnerability being exploited by multiple active attacks, IT teams wait for Oracle to respond. Again. Here's how to keep your systems safe. Get our report today.
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Leveraging The Cloud For Your Business
Small and midsized business owners, enterprise clients, and IT professionals are all able to benefit from reliable and affordable hosted services offered over robust and stable technology platforms. Read this article for industry statistics and trends that reveal how these services are being used.
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Next-Generation Firewall Management: Survey Data
Learn what IT professionals had to say about adopting and migrating to next-generation firewalls at their organizations, including adoption drivers, priorities, and the challenges they encounter.
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10 Best And Worst Cellphones Of All Time
From clamshell to multitouch, these cellphones made their mark -- for better or worse.

How Netflix Is Ruining Cloud Computing
A laser focus on Amazon Web Services and seeming disregard for next-gen best practices could spell lock-in, and derail real IaaS competition.

HTC One Delay Costly: Profit Drops 98%
HTC earned just $2.83 million in the first quarter, its smallest-ever profit.

Facebook Home: Visual Tour
Facebook Home gives Android devices a new type of social wrapper that's not quite an OS. Take a closer look at what it does to your smartphone.

10 Best Android Apps Of 2012
Check out these 10 gems that stood out from the crowd of 700,000 Android apps.


10 Best And Worst Cellphones Of All Time
From clamshell to multitouch, these cellphones made their mark -- for better or worse.   View Now

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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

CES 2013: It's A Wrap!
CES; the car show



Webcast: Empowering Customer Service Teams With Collaboration
To deliver meaningful customer satisfaction in today's competitive landscape, an organization's customer service plan needs to go further than just a ticketing system. Join E2 for this webcast on April 10 to learn about the latest emerging trends in customer service innovation. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2013 State Of The Data Center Survey
Data center transformation is under way, and the battle lines are drawn between task-specific hardware and a homogeneous virtualized environment. InformationWeek is conducting a survey to gauge the state of enterprise data centers in 2013.
Survey ends April 19

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