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Google Partners With VMware

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TOP STORY: Google Partners With VMware

MORE NEWS: SAP Announces In-Memory Analysis Technology

ANALYTIC REPORT: The Expanding Profile of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: Benchmarking Application Performance in a Virtual Environment

BLOG: Some Apps Won't Make It To Windows Phone 7

WEBCAST: Making Converged IT Infrastructure A Practical Reality

RESOURCES: Take Our Strategic CIO Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch

InformationWeek Daily

 Thursday, May 20, 2010 


"The good things take care of themselves. We want to find all the negatives."
-- Wayne Huizenga 


Google Partners With VMware

The two companies are joining forces to fight cloud lock-in as Google rolls out App Engine for Business.


Image Gallery: Top 16 Google Services

Management Strategies For The Cloud Revolution

VMware Plus, An Unlikely Pair


SAP Announces In-Memory Analysis Technology

Business Analytic Engine promises business-user-accessible analysis of real-time information.

Facebook, Zynga Ink Five Year Deal

The agreement extends the Facebook Credits payment system to Zynga games like Mafia Wars and Farmville.

iPhone 4.0 OS May Support Tethering

Developers with access to version 4.0 of Apple's iPhone operating system report finding an AT&T tethering feature.

Execs View Telehealth As Game Changer

Telehealth will transform healthcare, but reimbursement models, fear of technology are barriers to adoption, study shows.

Google Gives Web $120 Million Gift

By providing a royalty-free video codec and a store to help sell Web apps, Google is trying to make the Web the leading development platform.

HP To Bring Palm WebOS To Printers

WebOS will be leveraged across numerous devices, including Internet-connected printers and slate computers, said HP.

Cisco To Buy Moto Development

Moto helped design the Flip Video camera; Cisco says the acquisition will further its aim to develop user-friendly products.

Yahoo To Acquire Associated Content

The deal to purchase the online content company may be worth $90 million to $100 million.

  InformationWeek BoardRoom Journal -- May 17, 2010    


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The Expanding Profile of Data Deduplication

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Some Apps Won't Make It To Windows Phone 7

By Ed Hansberry

Microsoft isn't getting great publicity on Windows Phone 7 right now when it comes to developers jumping on board. No doubt there are hundreds, if not thousands, of developers getting their apps ready for the fall launch, but some key players have announced that initially, they won't be supporting the mobile platform.


Google Refreshes Calendar, Docs, Wave

By Eric Zeman

Today at the Google I/O developer conference, Google unfurled a number of new initiatives and tweaks to existing products. Some of the existing products that saw updates include Calendar, Documents, and Wave.

HTC HD2 And Sprint Hero Receive Upgrade Treatment

By Eric Zeman

At last. Sprint has made Android 2.1 available to the HTC Hero Android device. Additionally, T-Mobile has made a significant software update available to the HTC HD2. What do these updates offer?

Latest iPhone OS 4.0 Beta Brings Tethering Option

By Eric Zeman

Late Tuesday Apple made the fourth beta of iPhone OS 4.0 available to developers. The newest software for the iPhone includes mostly minor tweaks here and there, but there's one huge surprise: tethering.


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