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BLOG: 2010 And Cloud Storage
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InformationWeek Daily
 Wednesday, December 30, 2009 


"Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty."
-- John Selden 


Hacker Breaks GSM Mobile Phone Code

A German computer scientist has cracked the encryption algorithm that secures 80% of the world's mobile phones, but it's far from a practical attack.


Despite Security Concerns, Social Networks Soar

How Organizations Get Hacked

Encryption Is Cloud Computing Security Savior


Manufacturers Seek Green Monitoring In ERP

Executives want social media and environmental management functionality in their enterprise resource planning software.

Apple Stock Falls Following Record High

Investors are bullish on the products they expect Apple to intro in January, particularly the long-awaited Mac tablet.

MyYearbook Speeds Web Responses

EXtremeDB, McObject's in-memory, object-oriented database, helps MyYearbook meet the high performance demands of the social networking site.

Ford Vehicles To Get iTunes Tagging

The capability will be part of Ford's HD Radio, which also offers digital radio reception and Internet radio over Bluetooth.

Red Hat Revenue Up 18% In 3Q

The company continues to grow its revenue, often at the expense of Unix, in a recessionary economy.

AT&T Resumes NY iPhone Sales

The company may have been trying to prevent fraud when it stopped online iPhone sales to New Yorkers.

Q & A: Army CIO Advances Consolidation Effort

Cloud computing and powerful mobile devices are part of Jeffrey Sorenson's plan to centralize Army IT and make it more consistent for soldiers deploying from bases to the battlefield.

Google AdMob Buy Opposed

Consumer groups said the acquisition would diminish competition in mobile advertising and raise privacy concerns.

Outlook 2010

Don't break out the party hats just yet, but there are signs of optimism among the business technology pros we surveyed.

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Chief Of The Year: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra

Kundra is driving change in the U.S. government's far-reaching IT operations. His priorities include exposing government data sets, cloud computing, IT project management, cybersecurity, and engaging the public over the Web. Here's his plan for executing on those goals and the many challenges ahead.

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BI with Predictive Analytics = Happy Customers

Discover how you can trounce the competition with Predictive Analytics, and make educated decisions that anticipate the future needs of customers.
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Why Going Green Now Makes Sense

A new study asked more than 1,000 IT professionals in midsize businesses why they are adopting Green IT initiatives. See how the results translate into cost savings, business value and environmental benefits.
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Featured Blogger2010 And Cloud Storage

Posted by George Crump

In 2010 cloud storage will continue to grow in use but like my other 2010 entries, next year won't be the year of cloud storage.


Intel Recap: Atom, Nehalem Were 2009 Highlights

Posted By Alexander Wolfe

For processor-architecture voyeurs of the Intel variety, 2009 was most interesting for the emergence of the low end as market segment with legs enough to compete with traditional laptops. (Read: Atom and netbooks.) At the same time, servers got a big kicker with release of the Nehalem line in April.

AT&T Halts Online iPhone Sales In NYC

Posted By Ed Hansberry

AT&T has halted online sales of the iPhone in New York City. You can verify this by going to AT&T's online site and entering a NYC zip code. Sure enough, I entered a Brooklyn zip code and the iPhone was missing. When I changed it to my southern California zip, the iPhone 3GS and 3G showed up in the list. What is going on?

Five Tech Startup Predictions For 2010

Posted By Allen Stern

It's that time of the year again when everyone provides their predictions for the upcoming year. I'd like to take a look at five predictions for 2010 related to tech startups.

The Decade Of Windows 7

Posted By Dave Methvin

As 2010 approaches, Windows 7 seems to be experiencing a successful launch and warm reception from both businesses and consumers. I've just switched over to Windows 7 for my day-to-day desktop, and definitely think it's an improvement over both XP and Vista. That's fortunate, because I suspect we'll all be using Windows 7 for most of the next decade.

Vendor Webcast: Email Risks: Why What You Don't Know Can Cost You

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