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Dell Dabbles With Chrome OS


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TOP STORY: Dell Dabbles With Chrome OS

MORE NEWS: Navy Finds Lessons In Stolen Laptops, Storage Drives

ANALYTIC REPORT: Welcome To The CIO Revolution: A New IT Manifesto

WHITEPAPER: What to do with OLAP

BLOG: Microsoft Seeks Patent For Cloud Data Migration

WEBCAST: Smarter Business

RESOURCES: What Are The Most Dangerous Threats Of The Next Ten Years?

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 Tuesday, December 1, 2009 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken."
-- Warren Buffett 
 


TODAY'S TOP STORY

Dell Dabbles With Chrome OS


Owners of Dell Mini 10v netbooks can now try a version of Google's Chrome OS for themselves.

RELATED INSIGHTS

Google Releases Chrome OS Code
Google's New Chrome OS Partner: Ubuntu
Google Chrome OS Coming. Got A Netbook Strategy?

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Navy Finds Lessons In Stolen Laptops, Storage Drives

The theft of computer equipment from a Naval office turned out to be less serious than feared, but served as a reminder on the importance of securing external hard drives and encrypting data.

Many Android Developers Unhappy

Developers are frustrated with low application download volumes, poor marketplace design, and problems with Google Checkout.

Large Hadron Collider Breaks Energy Record

The physics community is excited to see CERN's particle accelerator up and running again.

AT&T, LG Intro 1 GHz Smartphone

The eXpo is the first major U.S. smartphone to feature a 1-GHz processor, an integrated mobile projector, and a fingerprint sensor.

'Black Screen of Death' Linked To Microsoft Patch

A recent Microsoft security fix has been fingered as one of several possible causes of black screen Windows crashes.

Gartner Sees Stabilization In Server Market

Server shipments and revenue increased significantly in the third quarter from the previous quarter.

RIM Updates BlackBerry Server, Media Software

The BlackBerry maker added multiple features to its BlackBerry Enterprise Server and Media Sync software.

Feds Providing $80 Million For Health IT Training

The government funding helps set up 6-month health IT workforce training programs at community colleges nationwide.


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TODAY AT THE BLOG


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Featured BloggerMicrosoft Seeks Patent For Cloud Data Migration

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On the cusp of launching its Azure cloud computing service, Microsoft is also making a savvy bid to lock up a patent for one of the main worries--vendor lock-in--of cloud users. (The other big concern is security.) The folks from Redmond have filed a patent application for migrating data to a new cloud, which is what you'd have to do when leave your first vendor.

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Senate Healthcare Reform Bill's IT Provisions Make Sense


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As the Senate begins debating its healthcare reform bill, there's several health IT related provisions that aren't likely to stir a lot of emotion on the Senate floor, but deserve some attention.

Nokia Slows Maemo Investment To Just One Device?

Posted By Eric Zeman


Today, citing people familiar with Nokia's 2010 product roadmap, Reuters is reporting that Nokia will release just one new device in 2010 running its Linux-based Maemo platform. That's a bad idea, Nokia.

Is Wave A 'Concept Car' For Google?

Posted By Mitch Wagner


I'm wondering if Google Wave is like a concept car for Google. We'll never see it in production--but all of its features and capabilities will emerge in other products released by Google and other companies. Google Wave solves some very real business problems. But I think even Google will have trouble getting companies to adopt it.

Famous Password Auditing Tool, L0phtCrack Is Back

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After a couple of years of rest, L0phtCrack, one of the most famous password auditing and recovery tools is back.


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