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Google Search Goes Real Time

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TOP STORY: Google Search Goes Real Time

MORE NEWS: Intel Larrabee Graphics Chip Cancelled

ANALYTIC REPORT: Securing The Cyber Supply Chain

WHITEPAPER: Big Savings with Web-Based Software

BLOG: Google Goggles Visual Search Fails Early Testing

WEBCAST: Reducing Operating Costs Through Branch Consolidation

RESOURCES: Financial Services Techs: Ready for 2010?

InformationWeek Daily

 Tuesday, December 8, 2009 


"Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."
-- John Lennon 


Google Search Goes Real Time

Search is changing at Google, with new real-time, voice-driven translation, and image recognition capabilities.


Google Accelerates Internet With Public DNS Service

Google Helps Publishers Erect Pay Walls

Google Launches Social Search


Intel Larrabee Graphics Chip Cancelled

The plan to field a multicore graphics engine, which would have put Intel into direct competition against Nvidia, has been put on hold for now.

Demand For Health IT Talent Rising

Robert Half Technology and Manpower among staffing firms reporting that projected demand by clients for health IT skills will rise early next year.

Craigslist, eBay Face Off In Court

The lawsuit, in which eBay accuses Craigslist of diluting its investments and diminishing its voting power, went on trial Monday.

Renault Outsources To Capgemini

Capgemini will provide French automaker with a range of application management and optimization services.

Good Adds Android, iPhone Support

The mobile messaging service will help businesses handle the looming consumerization of the enterprise smartphone space, Good Technology said.

Apple Buys Lala Music Service

The service enables customers to buy tunes for 10 cents each and stream them on their PCs or Mac.

FCC Probes Verizon Early Termination Fees

The government agency wants to know why Verizon Wireless doubled its cell phone cancellation fees.

Microsoft To Kill Windows XP SP2 Support

Software maker eyes cutoff date for support for XP, as well as for Windows 2000.

Online Gamers Soaked For Cash: Lawsuit

Zynga is being accused of deceptive offers to illegally soak Facebook users for millions of dollars.

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Google Goggles Visual Search Fails Early Testing

Posted By Eric Zeman

The idea of conducting visual searches is nothing new, but Google is attempting to bring just such a service to market. In recent tests, its version of visual search, called Google Goggles (totally different from Mail Goggles), didn't quite get the job done. Can Google make it work?


Failure To Move

Posted by George Crump

Don MacVittie in his blog over at F5 commented recently on an article that we have written "What is File Virtualization?" indicating that we missed a key issue in dealing with how to handle it when your virtualization box goes down. While my defense could be that the subject is beyond the scope of a primer, it is not beyond the scope of this blog. If you are considering a tiered storage model then what do you do when your data mover fails?

Hospital Goes Mobile For Holiday Fundraising

Posted By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Non-profit organizations count on the giving, holiday spirit for end-of-year fundraising campaigns, but with the tight economy, generosity is being rationed by many people. Children's Hospital Boston is hoping a new text messaging campaign underway will drive smaller donations that will add up all year.

Open Source In A Parallel Universe

Posted By Serdar Yegulalp

Something crossed my desk recently that embodied one of my major criticisms of how open source is promoted. It can't be something that lives in its own alternate universe and follow its own laws of physics -- or economics.

AT&T Asks Users To 'Mark The Spot'

Posted By Eric Zeman

I can't believe AT&T is taking this step. It is officially asking its customers to tell them where coverage is less than optimal with a new application for the iPhone called "Mark the Spot." As in, mark the spot where AT&T failed you.


Reducing Operating Costs Through Branch Consolidation

In this live Webcast, you'll hear how IT organizations are gaining the ability to completely virtualize their branch office operations, achieving a "serverless" state that eliminates redundant hardware and software, while slashing maintenance costs and IT complexity.

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