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TOP STORY: Facebook Faces FTC Complaint

MORE NEWS: IBM Partners Get Software Experts

ANALYTIC REPORT: Oracle's New Strategy Unfolds

WHITEPAPER: Improved Website Performance and Security Secrets Revealed

BLOG: Movement In The Small Computing Market

WEBCAST: Virtualize without Compromise

RESOURCES: Attend Our Live Forum: Making The Private Cloud Real

InformationWeek Daily

 Monday, May 10, 2010 




InformationWeek's Green Issue

If Google couldn't stop targeted attacks, is there any hope for the rest of us? The results of our 13th Annual Strategic Security survey reveal the risks -- only in our May 10 digital issue!

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Facebook Faces FTC Complaint

Privacy groups tell the Federal Trade Commission and Congress that the social network is violating consumer protection laws.


Senators Seek FTC Rules For Social Networking

Most Social Network Users Post Private Data

Facebook Accounts Selling In Bundles


IBM Partners Get Software Experts

Each of IBM's 5,000 authorized business partners will be matched with leaders from the firm's software labs to help solve problems.

Global CIO: Merck Bets Big On HCL In $500 Million Deal

Focusing on growth and new products as it looks to slash costs by $3.5 billion, Merck is betting long-time partner HCL can help on both strategic fronts.

iPhone Apps Plagued By Copycats

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and success is the surest bait for imitators.

Saudi Citizen Selling Fake Cisco Gear Sentenced

The counterfeit networking hardware was intended for U.S. Marines in Iraq.

Computer Pioneer Max Palevsky Dead At 85

Max Palevsky was a mainframe computing pioneer and one of Intel's initial investors, but grew disenchanted with technology later in life.

Cybersecurity Bill Would Give Czar Budget Authority

Cybersecurity coordinator would become director of National Cyberspace Office, handle budgets, policy, and standards.

iPad Goes International May 28

Residents of numerous countries will soon be able to get their hands on Apple's hot new tablet.

Symantec Posts 4Q Profit

Strong enterprise demand for hosted services, data loss prevention, backup, and archiving help push security vendor into black.

"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling."
- Ambrose Bierce 

EMR Adoption Increases Hospital Costs

Expenses typically rise and patient care doesn't always improve when electronic medical records are implemented.

FairWarning Foils EMR Privacy Breaches

Data definition guides help hospitals and healthcare offices detect, notify, and prevent privacy violations in electronic medical records.



Oracle's New Strategy Unfolds

Under Oracle's plan, your cost of internal operations plummet, your integration headaches vanish, your performance problems disappear, and your CEO views you as a business leader.

But here's the tradeoff: To get all that, you have to standardize on Oracle. The thing you swore in blood you'd never do.
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Featured Report

Sorting Out App Mobilization Challenges

Today's smartphones represent the cutting edge of the computing industry, incorporating innovations in form factors, user interfaces, applications and operating systems. They're powerful computers with significant processing power and storage capacity, and your best and brightest employees wouldn't consider leaving home without their devices of choice.

And therein lies the problem: There is such a thing as too much diversity.
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Improved Website Performance and Security Secrets Revealed

Research shows that customers are won or lost on the Internet in just seconds.Discover how you can immediately improve uptime and deliver the fastest possible web performance for your users.
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Web Conferencing Tips

Make meetings more meaningful and productive. The paper explains what to look for when choosing a product and offer guidelines for installing a solution that brings people together in a way that saves you both time and money.
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Movement In The Small Computing Market

By Ed Hansberry

The iPad has shaken things up in the market between full blown computers and smartphones. The big loser may be the netbook, the once beloved tiny computing device that saw rapid growth even during the economic downturn. And where are the smartbook devices in all of this?


Who Will Pay $150 For Palm Pre At AT&T?

By Eric Zeman

It appears as though the Palm Pre is prepared to debut on AT&T's network in just a few short weeks. That's great news for Palm, which needs the additional distribution point in the U.S. market. There's just one problem: The price tag.

iPad Goes International, Gets Apple Sued By Nokia

By Eric Zeman

Apple today announced Friday the iPad will be available in a handful of countries outside of the U.S. starting May 28. Right on the heels of that announcement, Nokia made sure to fire off a lawsuit at Apple, claiming that the iPad 3G infringes on five of its patents. In other words, today is like any other day in the volatile mobile industry.

HCL Is Hiring: 100 New Jobs In North Carolina

By Bob Evans

To support its new $500 million, 5-year strategic engagement with Merck & Co., IT-services firm HCL Americas will be adding at least 100 new positions at its services-delivery center in Cary, North Carolina.


Virtualize without Compromise

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Attend this one-hour webcast to learn how to Understand the pitfalls of traditional storage and data protection models and how they impact costs.

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Attend Our Live Forum: Making The Private Cloud Real

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Federal IT managers discuss how they're moving from the general concept of a dynamic, on-demand IT environment to actual implementation. Join us at this upcoming forum to exchange ideas and strategies for creating an internal cloud.

It happens Wednesday, June 9, 2020 in Washington, DC

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Image Gallery: Government's 10 Most Powerful Supercomputers

The United States government owns many of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, including six of the top ten. These supercomputers are being used for everything from climate modeling to building spaceships to basic science research.

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Join this exclusive gathering of government technology executives to hear first-hand how they're driving change and innovation in federal IT services and operations. Prominent CIOs from civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies will engage an audience of their peers in an open discussion of intelligence gathering and sharing, cybersecurity, open government, cloud computing, and much more.

It happens June 15, 2010 in Washington, DC

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