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Burying Mark Hurd: HP And Its Future

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TOP STORY: Global CIO: Burying Mark Hurd: Hewlett-Packard And Its Future

MORE NEWS: FDA Considers Changes To Medical Device Regulation

ANALYTIC REPORT: Oracle On The March

WHITEPAPER: Business Architecture: From Value Proposition to Business Transformation

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: Best Of Social Enterprise Patents

VIDEO: Startup Countdown: One Minute With shopkick

BLOG: iPhone Engineering Veep Departs Over Antennagate

WEBCAST: Security In The Cloud: Challenges & Trends

RESOURCES: Take Our 2010 Application Performance Management Survey

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010


There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. -- Aldous Huxley



Global CIO: Burying Mark Hurd: Hewlett-Packard And Its Future

After five years of frosty technocratic rule, HP needs a fiery and charismatic leader who can devise and deliver a compelling vision worthy of the world's largest IT company.


Join The Discussion: In Cutting Off Hurd, Is HP Spiting Its Face?

HP Shares Tumble Following Hurd Resignation

HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns


FDA Considers Changes To Medical Device Regulation

Agency looking into whether 510(k) approval process allows safe and effective devices to enter the market without stifling innovation.

Apple Taking 12 Core Mac Pro Orders

The base configuration includes two 2.66 GHz six-core Xeons and a 1 TB hard drive; prices start at $4,999 and orders ship to customers within 10 business days.

Senate Funds Web Services, Cuts Cloud Computing

The fiscal 2011 federal budget allocates get $40 million to build services that foster efficiency and collaboration between agency systems.

Skype Plans $100 Million IPO

The VoIP calling pioneer now has 560 million registered users with 52 to 124 million actively using the service according to its S1 filing.

Google Gets Green Light In Maryland Schools

More and more educational institutions are willing to consider Google Apps.

Netbook Sales To Hit 36 Million In 2010

Businesses buying more of the mobile devices than consumers, but the overall trend will begin to decline by 2011, predicts research firm Techaisle.

Estonian Bank Hacker Extradited To U.S.

Sergei Tsurikov charged with masterminding sophisticated, $9 million computer fraud of RBS Worldpay system.

iPhone Gets Unauthorized Flash Support

Jailbreakme developer releases hack that allows Apple users to access content created with Adobe's video software.

Web Browser Privacy Settings Flawed

Private and anonymous settings in Firefox, Internet Explorer, and others can expose more details than users expect, security researchers find.



Oracle On The March

Acquiring Sun wasn't enough for Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who's now driving the company to overtake SAP and IBM and pushing the virtues of a complete Oracle IT stack. Are Ellison's tactics brave or bravado? Who's really leading the Big Data era? We investigate Oracle's next giant steps.

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10 Steps To Ace A FISMA Audit

In the wake of well-publicized cyberattacks and a move by NIST to beef up FISMA, we can't blame agencies and contractors for being wary of inspections. But trust us: Forewarned is forearmed. The best way to sail through is to know what auditors will be looking for.

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Business Architecture: From Value Proposition to Business Transformation

Learn how performance advancements in virtualization technology are benefiting development, testing, and deployment activities in Microsoft, Oracle and SAP environments.
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Business Analytics: Optimizing Your Operations

By leveraging the latest business analytics technology, companies can get the most out of their information assets to make more informed decisions and then take action faster to optimize the business to better serve their customers, enhance processes and expand the business.
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Slideshow: Best Of Social Enterprise Patents

Select Enterprise 2.0 intellectual property filings from Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, as well as a couple of lesser-known social tech vendors.   View Now


Slideshow: 12 CIOs' 'Career Killer' Pet Peeves

Slideshow: RFID In Healthcare


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Startup Countdown: One Minute With shopkick

Shopkick provides a system for retailers to send offers to customers as soon as they walk into the store.   Watch


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Featured BloggeriPhone Engineering Veep Departs Over Antennagate

By Ed Hansberry

Apple's senior VP of iPhone engineering has left the company after less than two years on the job. While reasons weren't given, it is hard to believe it is anything but the issues Apple has been dealing with on the iPhone 4's antenna since its release.


Patch Tuesday Perfect Time To Review Patch Policy

By Keith Ferrell

Tomorrow's huge load of fixes coming from Microsoft provides a great opportunity to review your own patch policies. Starting with whether or not your company has a formal patch policy.

TecAccess: Making Technology Accessible To All

By Michele Pepe-Warren

A couple of weeks ago, we met Megan Duckett, founder and CEO of Sew What?, a provider of fabric sets for stage productions. This week, we say hello to another female entrepreneur with a compelling story to tell: Debra Ruh, who heads up TecAccess, a 50-person operation in Rockville, Va.

Move Over, iPhone: Android Biggest Threat To Blackberry

By Bob Evans

In Q2, RIM's Blackberry smartphone shipments jumped 41%, allowing it to maintain a U.S. market-share lead over the iPhone of almost 50%. Against a market phenomenon as powerful as Apple and the iPhone 4, that's impressive. The problem for RIM is, Q2 Android smartphone shipments surged by 886%, Canalys says.

Advertisers Nixed Browser Privacy

By Dave Methvin

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reported that Microsoft originally had plans for aggressive privacy protections by default in Internet Explorer 8. That was before Microsoft's own advertising group, among others, got wind of the plan.


Security In The Cloud: Challenges & Trends

Hear how Global Aerospace has crafted a strategy to stay ahead of the curve by taking a global approach to managing content and content-centric processes. Learn how the appropriate ECM solution can provide insurance companies with an efficient, cost-effective way to manage and share critical content and processes, as well as help organizations successfully address regulatory requirements, security concerns and underwriting challenges.

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Tapping Into Commercial Clouds: An Executive Roundtable

Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

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