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Gov Forum: NASA Seeks To Optimize IT Innovation
The space agency's newly appointed CTO for IT outlines a plan to make technology innovation more widely available to NASA engineers and scientists.
• How To Build A Government Cloud
• Image Gallery: Government's 10 Most Powerful Supercomputers
• NASA's Nebula Cloud Container
BlackBerry App World 2.0: Single User ID, Carrier Billing & More
Research In Motion's new App World 2.0 provides more payment
options, a streamlined app management experience and a single
More Firms Outsourcing Security To MSSPs
Managed security service provider market is expected to reach $3.9 billion in 2016 because of increased attacks and economic pressures.
CSC Launches Cloud Collaboration, SaaS
CloudLab software-as-a-service and CloudExchange collaboration services will be delivered through CSC's global network of data centers.
Suit Alleges Oracle Bilked Feds Out Of Millions
A whistleblower filed the original suit which claims Oracle's sales practices led to tens of millions of dollars of overcharges.
Clearwire Intros New WiMax 4G Modems
Clearwire today introduced three new WiMax-based 4G modems, including its first laptop dongle that's compatible with Apple computers.
White House Seeks Input On IT, Science
Obama advisers want ideas on how the U.S. can best use the "golden triangle" of IT, nanotechnology, and biotechnology to bring economic benefit to society.
FCC Opens Inquiry On Broadband Regulation
A flood of comments is expected on the question of how and whether high-speed Internet should be regulated by the Federal Communications Commission.
Privacy Groups Push More Changes To Facebook
While acknowledging recent revisions to the social network, 10 advocacy groups say the site hasn't gone far enough to protect users' privacy.
Social Networks Pose E-Discovery Risks
Growing corporate use of Twitter, Facebook, and cloud-based applications are creating new e-discovery demands, but c-level awareness of risks remains scarce.
Enterprise 2.0 Gets Down To Business
By Jim Rapoza
I had the chance to attend the Enterprise 2.0 conference this week in Boston and I was pleasantly surprised to see some very welcome developments and improvements in the companies and products that were at the conference.
John Chambers On Speed: How To Accelerate Decisions
By Bob Evans
If you think Cisco's been aggressive with acquisitions and product launches in the past, you'd better tighten your shoelaces because John Chambers says the company's new management structure has slashed decision-making times by more than 90%.
Microsoft Slashes Data-Center Cost From $500M to $100M
By Bob Evans
Moore's Law is alive and as healthy as a young moose: two years ago, before the global recession scuttled the project, Microsoft was planning to build a data center in Des Moines, Iowa, for between $500 million and $600 million. Today, it's announced that it will build a comparable facility for about $100 million.
Keep Everything Forever, Part II - Indexing
By George Crump
In our last entry we reintroduced the idea of a keep everything forever storage retention strategy. We also touched on some of the basic capabilities like cost effective storage options and data movement options that can make a forever retention strategy realistic. In this entry we will look at what is one of the most important requirements the ability to find what you have in the archive.
Does RIM's Tablet Make Sense?
By Ed Hansberry
It seems everyone is jumping on the tablet bandwagon and Apple's iPad success is just increasing the excitement surrounding the form factor. Unlike the iPad though, RIM's tablet is rumored to be a companion device to the Blackberry, not a stand-alone tablet.
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