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SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: Disney Cancer Center Offers High Tech Care

VIDEO: Part 3: A Gentle Introduction to Parallel Programming

BLOG: Is Motorola Making A Comeback?

WEBCAST: Grid Consolidation on Private Clouds

RESOURCES: The Battle For Mobile Supremacy

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EMC To Buy Data Warehousing Vendor Greenplum


The analytic database software developer, with expertise in the massively parallel arena, will give the storage giant a boost in big-data computing.

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BI: Standardize Vs. Diversify

Slideshow: SAP Unveils Integrated BI Strategy Roadmap

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 Beta 1

An early version of the next major version of Firefox shows significant promise as well as work left undone.

iPhone 4 Users Petition For Antenna Fix

Apple customers say company's response to signal quality issues does not go far enough.

White House Seeks Nanotechnology Ideas

The OSTP has released an official RFI soliciting submissions for 2010 National Nanotechnology Initiative agenda.

Oracle Announces Long Awaited BI Upgrade

OBIEE 11g integrates relational and OLAP analysis, clarifies product roadmap and adds controls to take action on business intelligence.

Borders Opens eBook Store

Android and BlackBerry e-reader apps released by the bookstore add two more electronic reader options for the 1.5 million titles available from the Kobo-powered online store.

Healthcare Imaging Systems Pervasive

Only 15% of hospital picture archiving and communications systems buyers are purchasing the systems for the first time; most are replacing or upgrading older models.

BES 5.0.2 Aims To Separate Professional From Personal

New features in Research In Motion's BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.2 make it easier for businesses to draw the line between corporate data and personal data.

Loopt Launches Location History

Users can access mobile location data from the prior 30 days as a downloadable Keyhole Markup Language file.

Healthcare Meaningful Use Criteria In Final Review

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has sent its final meaningful use rules to the Office of Management and Budget for review, the last step before publishing the regulations.

 

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Is Motorola Making A Comeback?

By Paul Korzeniowski


Remember when the Razr was all the rage? For the past few years, Motorola has struggled to regain its footing in the highly competitive cell phone space, but perhaps its allegiance with Google will give it more traction.

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New But Familiar Look In Firefox 4 Beta


By Jim Rapoza

The recently released beta of Firefox 4 shows off some new features and boosted HTML 5 support. But the biggest surprise is how much the redesigned Firefox interface looks like Google Chrome.

Bria Softphone Adds Features, Device Compatibility

By Jake Widman


With version 3.1 of its multimedia softphone, CounterPath has improved its UI, supports conference calling and multiple accounts, and added compatibility with more telephony infrastructure equipment.

Apple Should Charge Developers Per App

By Thomas Claburn


Apple's App Store reviewers will refuse to approve apps for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons, like political viewpoint or competing with Apple services, remain controversial; other reasons, such as security concerns, are welcomed by pretty much every iTunes customer. But Apple hasn't been paying close enough attention to application quality.

Telehealth Helping Patients Sleep Better

By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee


As medical technologies and health IT evolve, so too is the use of web-based, remote diagnostic and monitoring tools that allow clinicians to test and track patients for illnesses at home. But for some patients, telehealth advancements are also bringing a better night's sleep.


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The Battle For Mobile Supremacy


While it won't be long before billions of smartphones and tablets are in buyers' hands, PC history tells us that, of the dozen or so mobile platforms currently in play, not all can survive. It's clear that the warchests are opening up to win the battle for global mobile supremacy.
But who will reign supreme?


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