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Friday, February 18, 2011


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Commerce Dept. Unveils National Broadband Map

The map shows the availability of high-speed Internet access services nationwide and lets people search for providers in their region.


Top 3 Technology Trends For SMBs In 2011

Google-Backed 'Super Wi-Fi' Plan Gets FCC Approval


Social Media Marketing Up 40% Among Local Businesses

Facebook and Google are the top outlets for promoting products online, while most who've used group buying sites like Groupon say they won't repeat the experience, according to MerchantCircle.

Mathias On Mobility: Will Tablets Replace PCs?

Tablets fit nicely into the brave new world of emerging cloud-based enterprise environments, shrinking IT budgets, and the general consumerization of information technology.

Global CIO: As HP Stomps, Software Industry Shakes

The $130 billion giant's moving aggressively into software and is proving it's not afraid to stomp on some toes -- even those of trusted partners.

Google Makes Search Results Social

Taking another swing at social networking, Google aims to add friend-generated content to your searches.

Mobile Wow: NTT Docomo's 3D Touchable Display & More

Mobile World Congress has its fair share of prototype technology, which is always a good way to get inspired about the future of mobile computing. NTT Docomo's advanced technology concepts always bring a big crowd and this year was no exception with its 3D touchable display. We also saw an interesting demonstration of remote printing from HP, and we revisited one of our favorite new technologies, the Motorola Atrix with Laptop Dock. And of course, our slide show wouldn't be complete without a cameo from some of our crew.

CIA CIO To Head IT For Intelligence Community

Career agent Al Tarasiuk is now CIO for 17 U.S. agencies responsible for intelligence operations.

Facebook Refines Search Tools

The social networking site makes a move after competitors like Google and Greplin take steps to improve their own search capabilities.

Microsoft Confirms Windows Zero Day Vulnerability

Proof of concept code released for attack that uses malformed requests to crash any version of Windows, though remote execution appears unlikely.

Dispatch From Barcelona: Mobile Video Is Here

From videoconferencing to video chat to mobile TV, mobile devices can now do it all

IBM's Watson Trounces Puny Humans At Jeopardy

Past champs no match for Big Blue supercomputer when it comes to answering questions on the popular TV game show.

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Networking In A Virtualized World

Virtualization is rapidly evolving into a core element of next-generation data centers. This expanded role places new strains on the network. This report explores the technical issues exposed by virtualized infrastructure and looks at standards, technologies, and best practices that can make your network ready to support virtualization.

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Storage Utilization: Data Dedupe Gains Ground, Albeit Slowly

As the volume of corporate data continues to grow, IT pros keep investing in new storage usage technologies. Compression still ranks No. 1, according to InformationWeek Analytics' 2010 Data Deduplication Survey, though respondents rely increasingly on dedupe, as well as thin provisioning and MAID. We also compare 2010 market trends with our 2009 research.

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Business Agility Revealed: How IT Can Enable Business Change with Application Lifecycle Management

Businesses need to address changing markets and environments. That is only possible when IT systems can provide the flexibility to meet strategic needs. To truly enable business change, IT managers must develop agile approaches to planning, developing, deploying, and operating software applications through adequate application lifecycle management.
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Exchange 2010 Data Protection Tips

Exchange Server administrators need to protect databases and provide disaster recovery. Check out this report to learn how to create volume-based copies of data using snapshots, clones and replicas by automating data protection and recovery operations.
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Intel Showcases MeeGo Tablet UI And Other Apps
Despite Nokia's insistence that it is still very much behind MeeGo, Intel is going to the mobile platform dance stag. It would be easy to feel sorry for them if it hadn't felt like a mistake from the beginning. Still, the company presses on, announcing and demonstrating a tablet reference platform, among other advancements, at Mobile World Congress.   View Now


As Seen At Mobile World Congress, Day 2

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Building Storage Proof Applications

By George Crump

A storage system failure where more drives have failed then the RAID protection scheme will cover you from or where the storage software itself has crashed is a disaster. The amount of work required to return the system to service can be daunting and applications are likely to experience downtime, in some cases that time can be significant. We have to start working on building storage proof applications.


Refill Ink Tops Blood On Price List

By Lamont Wood

But there are still some things out there that are higher than ink prices per ounce, such as silver, Chanel #5, and gold.

How Multi-core Processors For Smartphones Rock

By Ed Hansberry

Multi-core processors on desktops and laptops have been available for years. Even netbooks often have dual-core processors. In fact, you'd be hard pressed to find a single core computer today. Smartphones though are just now beginning to see the benefits of dual-core chips.

Stanford Researchers Double Speed Of W-Fi Connections

By Paul Korzeniowski

Sending and receiving information on wireless networks has been impossible to date because of their design. However, that could change because of the work of three graduate students at Stanford University.

Investing In Social CRM

By Michele Pepe-Warren

Constant Contact just shelled out a cool $15 million to build out its social media platform. That's how confident company executives are that social networking is the key to success for small businesses.


How to Grow your Business in a Market of Continual Change

Join Stephanie Stahl, Executive Editor, InformationWeek & TechWeb and Paul Brunet, Vice President, IBM WebSphere and BPM Product Marketing for a discussion on how savvy business managers are using technology to chart a path to growth, partnering with their technology departments to deliver value, and creating an unprecedented advantage over the competition.

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