QUOTE OF THE DAY...
"What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are. "
– George Eastman
TODAY'S TOP STORY
Exclusive: IBM Reorganizes Software Group
IBM senior vice president Steve Mills issued an internal memo announcing the split of the group into separate solutions and middleware units and a shake up in the executive ranks.
• IBM: Customer Stiffed Us For $1.7 Million
• SAP Outlines Five-Year Enterprise Software Plan
• Oracle's Incredible Profit Machine
Forrester Says Tech Recession Is Over
Increased spending on hardware and software will put an end to the IT downturn in 2010, analyst firm says.
Dell Unveils OptiPlex XE For Retail, Healthcare
The desktop fits into medical carts, video rental kiosks, and retail point-of-sale systems and can withstand high heat, dust, and 24-hour operation.
VigLink Gets Google Backing
The affiliate program aggregation startup has a way to help Web publishers collect more referral fees for links to merchants' sites.
Consortium Working To Cut ICT Power Use
Bell Labs is heading an industry group working to make information and communication technology networks 1,000 times more energy efficient.
Symantec To Acquire Security Software Maker
The purchase of Gideon Technologies will boost Symantec's risk management offerings for the public sector.
Maryland Positions To Be Cybersecurity 'Epicenter'
In a report, the state proposes creating a National Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity and aligning its cybersecurity initiatives with those of the Obama Administration.
Google Reacts To Nexus One Complaints
With complaints about its online-only support for the new Nexus One smartphone piling up, Google said it is moving as quickly as possible to address customer dissatisfaction.
Google Docs To Store Any File
It's not quite "GDrive," Google's long-rumored cloud storage service, but it's a step in that direction.
Server Den Asks Infoblox: What's Infrastructure 2.0?
Greg Ness, senior director of the networking automation vendor, talks about managing infrastructure sprawl and offers insight into the standards-oriented Infrastructure 2.0 Working Group, of which Cisco is a member.
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'iPhone 4G' Landing Worldwide In June?
Posted by Eric Zeman
According to a report from The Korea Times, Apple is set to introduce the "iPhone 4G" no later than April, with the device hitting store shelves around the globe by June. The report includes some interesting specs on the unannounced product. Let's take a look.
Mobile Round-Up: Android Everywhere Edition
Posted by Eric Zeman
Google's Android mobile operating system has been in the news constantly the last few weeks. Here are a few more stories to add to the pile, including a security flaw for the Droid, an update for the Eris, and the arrival of the Android 2.1 SDK.
Forrester Data Signals Hot Tech Stocks
Posted By Paul McDougall
Forrester predicts worldwide IT sales will increase 8.1% in 2010, putting an end to the rotten recession in which the industry's been mired for at least the past 18 months. But which vendors will benefit the most from the rebound?
IBM Leads Top 10 Patent List
Posted By Bob Evans
For the 17th consecutive year, IBM has been awarded more U.S. patents than any other company in the world, but non-U.S. companies for the second time collectively earned more than 50% of patents granted. Check out the full Top 10 list and take a guess on which company had more patents in 2009: Intel or Microsoft?
Google To Add Ads To Street View Billboards
Posted By Eric Zeman
Google was recently granted a patent that will allow it to stick new advertisements on the billboards and other surfaces captured by its Street Views cameras. The big question is, what took it so long?
Oracle Exadata Q2 Sales Strong In EMEA
Posted By Bob Evans
Citing customer demand for business intelligence, better IT performance, and lower IT costs, Oracle's executive vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa highlighted the rapid adoption of the Exadata database machine in the company's just-completed second quarter.