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TOP STORY: Google Chrome OS 'gPad' Design Proposed

MORE NEWS: Global CIO: IBM Calls Out Ellison On Database Claims

ANALYTIC REPORT: Google's China Affair

WHITEPAPER: How to Bridge the IT Alignment Gap

BLOG: I Want You For My Server Survey

WEBCAST: Vendor Webcast: Mass Notifications Systems: Uses and Considerations

RESOURCES: Image Gallery: The iPad Unveiled!

InformationWeek Daily

 Wednesday, February 3, 2010 


"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."
-- William James 


Google Chrome OS 'gPad' Design Proposed

Apple's iPad has competition, if only conceptually, before it has even shipped.


Special Report: Tablet Wars

Apple Isn't Only Vendor With New Tablet

Apple iPad Arrives Amid Controversy


Global CIO: IBM Calls Out Ellison On Database Claims

Ellison said Oracle-Sun "blew the doors off" IBM's top database system, but IBM says he's blowing hot air.

U.S. 'Severely Threatened' By Cyber Attacks

The U.S. intelligence chief is urging greater cooperation and funding to defend against online threats.

VA Freezes IT Budget For 2011

The Department of Veterans Affairs will focus on delivering IT projects on time, on budget, says an official.

Qualcomm To Launch Korean R&D Lab

The research and development center will focus on developing next-generation mobile communication technologies.

Homeland Security Plans Cybersecurity, Data Center Investments

Other big-ticket tech projects in the department's fiscal 2011 plans include advanced imaging for airport security and upgrades to the E-verify system for employee verification.

Apple Updates iMac Firmware

The release aims to correct flickering in the 27-inch iMac display.

Obama Budget Boosts Science, Innovation

Federal funding of K-12 science, technology, engineering and math education would see an almost 40% increase over 2010 funding.

Jones Lang LaSalle Outsources To IBM

Big Blue to roll out help desk, server, application support and more for the financial and professional services firm.

Evidence Seen For iPad Camera

An Apple repair company says that a MacBook camera fits perfectly in the iPad frame.

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Google's China Affair

From the moment Google revealed the targeted attacks out of China on it and 20 other companies, fingers have been pointed and verbal volleys lobbed. While there's no evidence that the Chinese government was behind these attacks, they're nonetheless a contentious political issue. Our coverage takes a look at both the technical and political ramifications.

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Assessing Apple's iPad

Is Steve Jobs' latest creation a game-changer or an incremental but worthy advance? We appraise the device's strengths and shortcomings, and consider its disruptive potential in the mobile and netbook segments.

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How to Bridge the IT Alignment Gap

Learn the 4 keys to successfully integrating application and infrastructure organizations and the secrets to developing a long-term strategy for integrated decision making and solutions-based IT investments.
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Featured BloggerI Want You For My Server Survey

Posted By Alexander Wolfe

In my quest to get a handle on where servers are headed in 2010, I've spent time thinking about architectural innovations from Intel and AMD. I've also been serially interviewing the server vendors themselves. Now comes the next step --I'm pulling together a survey for InformationWeek Analytics. And I'm asking for your help.


Google Nexus One Gains Official Multitouch Support

Posted by Eric Zeman

Owners of the HTC-made Nexus One rejoice! A new -- and official -- software update has been made available that adds a spate of new features, including multitouch.

Pepsi Picks Cisco For Huge TelePresence Deal

Posted By Bob Evans

PepsiCo plans to install Cisco TelePresence systems in major offices around the world to help it work more closely with leading distributors and retailers. The huge deal will "reinvent the way we work," said PepsiCo Global CIO Robert Dixon.

Google Chrome OS Tablet Edition Previewed

Posted By Eric Zeman

Apple isn't the only company with a tablet computer in the works. Google's forthcoming Chrome OS may debut in tablet form, too. Chrome OS's lead designer Glen Murphy posted a video that demonstrates what a tablet version of Chrome OS might look like.

Will Microsoft Answer Google App Store Challenge?

Posted By Chris Murphy

Google's considering an online store for business applications, the Wall Street Journal reports. If so, it would show Google getting more serious about business software, which is good. It would also lay down a challenge to Microsoft's new Office Online business.


Vendor Webcast: Mass Notifications Systems: Uses and Considerations

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Pipelines burst, government officials resign, blackouts darken hospitals, or a supply chain comes to a screeching halt. When these events occur, organizations require the tools to instantly notify employees and organizational stakeholders about situational status and what action individuals need to take.

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Check out our extensive gallery of snapshots from the unveiling of Apple's new tablet.

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