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BlackBerry Outage Sparks User Revolt

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TOP STORY: BlackBerry Outage Sparks User Revolt
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BLOG: Truthing Up
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InformationWeek Daily
 Monday, December 28, 2009 


"To be is to do."
-- Immanuel Kant 


BlackBerry Outage Sparks User Revolt

Internet forums were abuzz over second service disruption in as many weeks.


Top 10 Smartphone Advances Of 2009

Blackberry Service Down (Again)

Massive Outage Hits BlackBerry Service

RIM, Adobe Team For BlackBerry Development


Court: Microsoft Must Pay Law Firm $5.6 Million

An appeals court orders the software giant to pay a law firm that had opposed it in antitrust litigation.

Twitter Buys Out Mixer Labs

Microblogging service acquires developer of the GeoAPI location mapping tool.

FTC Asks Google For More Info On AdMob Buy

The FTC request means there will be a delay in Google's acquisition of the mobile ad company, Google says.

Broadcom Unveils Netbook Video Decoder

The Crystal HD video decoder boosts performance on netbooks using Intel's latest N450 Atom processor.

Apple Display Suit Dismissed

The lawsuit claimed that Apple knowingly sold iMacs with defective displays.

Skype, Avaya Discuss Partnership

Silver Lake, an investor in both firms, has been working to broker a deal between the communications companies.

Hospitals Cut Costs With BI Software

Two hospitals in Florida and California are using business intelligence and analytic software to corral costs and aid clinical reporting.

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Outlook 2010

Don't break out the party hats just yet, but there are signs of optimism among the business technology pros we surveyed.

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Chief Of The Year: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra

Kundra is driving change in the U.S. government's far-reaching IT operations. His priorities include exposing government data sets, cloud computing, IT project management, cybersecurity, and engaging the public over the Web. Here's his plan for executing on those goals and the many challenges ahead.

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Five Essentials Of Business Recovery

The disaster that seemed daunting in good economic times can be insurmountable when the economy takes a turn. This essential article outlines five elements of business recovery, which can help you reduce the risk of lost revenue that downtime of any kind represents.
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Windows 7 + Windows Server 2008 R2 = An Optimized Desktop

You may be well aware of the benefits of Windows Server 2008 R2 and well-versed in the advantages of Windows 7, but do you know what combining the two will do for your enterprise? Find out, in this paper, how deploying the two together can provide technologies to help build an infrastructure for the most efficient, easy-to-use, and cost-effective desktop your end users ever had.
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Truthing Up

Posted By Jonathan Salem Baskin

I've been reminded recently that a few of the leading technology brands have added expert counsel -- lawyering and PR-ing up -- to deal with emerging public policy issues. I wonder why they don't just tell the truth.


iPhone Vs. Droid - 3G Shootout

Posted by Ed Hansberry

We've all seen the knock-down-drag-out advertising battle between Verizon and AT&T in the last few weeks with Verizon claiming a far superior 3G coverage map while AT&T fired back with a faster 3G network. Investment banking firm Piper Jaffray decided to put the speed claims to the test. Armed with an iPhone and the Verizon Droid, they set off in New York to see who was the speed king.

Google Nexus One Android Phone Fully Revealed

Posted By Eric Zeman

Leave it to the guys over at Gizmodo to score some one-on-one action with the most talked-about device of December 2009 -- the Google Nexus One. They spent some serious time with it and come away impressed. Oh, and the spec list leaked, too.

Android Apps Arcade Now Open In Facebook

Posted By Eric Zeman

If there's one thing to be said about 2009, perhaps it should be called the "Year of the Apps Store." It seems like every entity out there launched a mobile apps store. Helping aid in the discovery process, Mplayit has platform specific stores that can be browsed from within Facebook.

iPhone 2010 May Have 5MP Camera

Posted By Eric Zeman

The current supplier of camera chips for Apple's iPhone, OmniVision Technologies, says it got a whopper of an order from Apple for 2010. Not only will it supply Apple with 40 to 45 million imaging sensors, they will rate 5 megapixels.

Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You

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Please join Rebecca Wettemann, Vice President, Research from Nucleus Research and industry expert on the financial analysis of technology, and Google Security & Compliance Product Marketing Manager, Mark Campbell, to learn about some of the risks and costs of email mismanagement and what to do about it.
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