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TOP STORY: Facebook Apps Found Sharing User IDs

MORE NEWS: iPad Makes Apple Top U.S. 'PC' Maker

ANALYTIC REPORT: Blades: The Future Is Now

WHITEPAPER: Efficient Backups for VMware

SLIDESHOW: Best Mobile Apps For Busy Professionals

VIDEO: How To Sign Up To Use The Manycore Testing Lab

BLOG: Enterprise 2.0 and Social CRM, Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together

WEBCAST: 8 Threats Your Anti-Virus Won't Stop

RESOURCES: Please Take Our Storage and File Virtualization Survey

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010


"It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value." -- Stephen Hawking



Facebook Apps Found Sharing User IDs

The social networking site says media reports exaggerate the privacy risks.


Facebook Restores Lolapps After Privacy Breach Closed

EFF Charges Feds Snooping Via Facebook

Apple Woos Facebook For Ping Partnership


iPad Makes Apple Top U.S. 'PC' Maker

Steve Jobs and company have trumped HP and Dell in market share if the hot-selling tablet is included in sales data.

Google Revises Search Appliance

The company's enterprise search hardware can now combine internal and external search indexes.

Tablet Sales Expected To Top 200 Million By 2014

The market is expected to explode from 19.5 million units this year, likely cannibalizing sales of netbooks and e-readers, Gartner says.

Global CIO: The Top 10 Most Influential IT Vendors (Apple And Facebook?)

It's no longer just the 10 biggest, but rather the 10 that are most forcefully driving and shaping the business-technology ideas of tomorrow.

iPad To Debut On Verizon Next Week

Wireless carrier will offer a bundle that includes Novatel's Mi-Fi personal hotspot.

AT&T Brings U-verse Mobile TV To More Smartphones

AT&T announced a new U-verse Mobile application for the Android and BlackBerry platforms that allows smartphone users to watch home DVR content from their mobile device.

Linux Replacing Windows In Data Centers

A Linux Foundation survey found increasing preference for the open source operating system in new server deployments.

Government Ready For Cybersecurity Deadline, Officials Say

In opposition to earlier reports, the federal government says agencies are prepared for the November launch of the CyberScope reporting tool.

HP Wins $26 Million Medicare Contract

Under the task order, Hewlett-Packard will provide data maintenance and integrity services for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services electronic health record incentive programs.

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Blades: The Future Is Now

These servers are coming into their own, especially as part of virtualization projects. Also in this new, all-digital InformationWeek supplement: Want really cool blades? Total liquid submersion systems deliver.

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WAN Optimization: Adoption Holds Steady

Converged services, distributed workforces, private clouds, and data center consolidation are stressing many WANs. Are optimization appliances -- physical and virtual -- the answer? Nearly 600 business technology professionals weigh in.

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Efficient Backups for VMware

Learn how EMC Avamar backup and recovery software data deduplication capabilities deliver fast and efficient protection for VMware environments.
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Storage Multi-Tenancy for Cloud Computing

This white paper will explain why the recent changes in Microsoft infrastructures, including the introduction of a server operating system and a server virtualization solution (Hyper-V), create a compelling opportunity to improve underlying storage infrastructures right now.
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Best Mobile Apps For Busy Professionals

Today's smartphones have led to the development of hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. Apple's iPhone, RIM's BlackBerry and phones based on Google's Android all have access to extensive libraries of apps that you can download and install for our increasingly mobile world. When you're always on the go, having the right smartphone app makes it easy to transition from business to pleasure and back again without skipping a beat so you can get the most out of every minute. Here we pick 17 of the best apps for pros on the go -- steering clear of the silly and the stupid -- to help you manage your mobile lifestyle.   View Now


Inside DHS' Classified Cyber Coordination Headquarters

Cisco Umi Takes Telepresence To The Home


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Enterprise 2.0 and Social CRM, Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together

By Steve Wylie

Is Enterprise 2.0 the chocolate to Social CRM's peanut butter? In a recent InformationWeek post I commented on the maturing Enterprise 2.0 market and our path towards deeper integration of social and collaborative applications with pre-existing business work flows and applications.


VMware Go Pro Cloud Tool Simplifies Trying Virtualization

By Daniel Dern

Getting started with server virtualizing can be daunting, but VMware's new Go Pro -- free until the official launch -- that lets you try cranking up a hypervisor and some virtual machines.

Free Wi-Fi Or Bye-Bye

By Paul Korzeniowski

In today's highly competitive, widely connected world, more than 2 billion calls will be placed from Wi-Fi hotspots this year, and that number is expected to grow to 11 billion in 2014, according to market research firm In-Stat.

Disk Backup Challenges

By George Crump

In most enterprises, disk is looked to as a cure for all your backup woes. The goal of adding disk to the process is to reduce backup windows, improve recovery windows and make the whole process more reliable. Reality is though that while it does help the situation it seldom cures the backup problem and fails to fully address any of these problems.

Windows Phone 7 Support Gets Mac Support

By Ed Hansberry

One of the big components of Windows Phone 7 is the Zune music player on the device. Anyone that has ever seen a Zune knows the new user interface for the whole phone is based on the Zune interface. Zune MP3 players are for PCs only, but not so with Windows Phone 7. Mac users will be able to sync with their iTunes library if they want.


8 Threats Your Anti-Virus Won't Stop

News headlines are a constant reminder that malware attacks and data leakage are on the rise. Over the past decade, the threat has changed and traditional anti-virus is no longer enough to protect against today's sophisticated and financially motivated cybercriminals. Join this live Webcast and learn about the changes in the threat landscape and the 8 threats your anti-virus won't stop.

It happens Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 9 AM PT/12:00 PM ET

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