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HP To Ditch Windows 7 For Homegrown OS?

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TOP STORY: HP To Ditch Windows 7 For Homegrown OS?

MORE NEWS: Web 2.0: Scribd Drops Flash For HTML5

ANALYTIC REPORT: The iPad In The Enterprise

WHITEPAPER: Guide to Selecting a Hosting Provider

BLOG: Cloud's Role In Backup, Part III

WEBCAST: Do You Treat Your Business Intelligence As A Corporate Asset?

RESOURCES: Interop 2010 Video: F5 Adds Support For VMware's vMotion Reprovisioning Tech

InformationWeek Daily

 Friday, May 7, 2010 


"What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence."
-- Samuel Johnson 


HP To Ditch Windows 7 For Homegrown OS?

Indications are Hewlett-Packard is, at the very least, looking to become less dependent on Microsoft as it charts its future.


HP To Buy Palm For $1.2 Billion

Analysis Of HP-Palm Acquisition

Review: Palm Pre Smartphone Mostly Pleases


Web 2.0: Scribd Drops Flash For HTML5

The document sharing start-up is betting its business and betting against Flash.

Google Goggles Translates Text In Images

The Android-based image recognition software can now read text in five languages and offer a translation in many more.

FCC Chair Pitches Restraint In Net Neutrality

Julius Genachowski's "Third Way" aims for moderate regulation of broadband to protect consumers while encouraging investment and innovation by Internet providers.

Telehealth Device Market Thriving

Home blood glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, health hubs, and other medical device shipments will top 2 million by 2013, says a study.

NASA, DHS Assist Oil Spill Cleanup

Infrared-imaging technology from the space agency and geospatial software from the Department of Homeland Security are helping respond to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

EMRs Top Priority For 58% Of Hospital CIOs

CIOs rank electronic medical records projects higher than IT managers and directors, who are focused on PC refreshes.

Sony Blocks Linux On PS3

Removal 'for security reasons' of the 'Install Other OS' capability prompts a class action suit from PlayStation 3 owners.

Obama Tech Adviser To Field Public Questions

Office of Science and Technology Policy director John Holdren will blog the answers to questions submitted by e-mail or Twitter.



The iPad In The Enterprise

Our editors take Apple's new platform through its paces, in the office and on the road. Here are their (differing) assessments of what works well and what doesn't.

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Featured Report

Advanced Analytics: Seven Steps Toward Adoption

Organizations want to move beyond "rear-view-mirror" reporting, but how can they act preemptively instead of reactively? This report explores the advantage of advanced analytics and helps beginners put basic methods into practice.

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Guide to Selecting a Hosting Provider

All hosting providers promise the same great service. This guide will help you cut through the marketing messages and get to the meat of what to look for when selecting a hosting provider.
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Web Conferencing Tips

Make meetings more meaningful and productive. The paper explains what to look for when choosing a product and offer guidelines for installing a solution that brings people together in a way that saves you both time and money.
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Cloud's Role In Backup, Part III

By George Crump

In this final entry on cloud based backup we will examine how enterprise backup systems can leverage the cloud.


Cloud Learning Curve Is Steep For Uncle Sam

By John Foley

The federal government's cloud computing strategy has hit a "snag," reports the Wall Street Journal. That's noteworthy but not surprising, and you can bet there will be more glitches along the way.

Did iPad Secure iPhone's Future At AT&T?

By Eric Zeman

BroadPoint AmTech analyst Brian Marshall thinks that AT&T's willingness to agree to Apple's terms for the iPad 3G data deal allowed AT&T to hold onto its exclusive iPhone contract until 2011. Marshall says a Verizon iPhone is now off the table at least until January.

Google Goggles Now Recognizes More Languages And Images

By Eric Zeman

Google today rolled out an update to its Goggles product for Android devices. The new software includes a number of improvements, including support for more languages and a revised user interface.


Do You Treat Your Business Intelligence As A Corporate Asset?

In this webcast, we'll review some of the business scenarios where Consolidated Business Intelligence (CBI) has proven advantageous and demonstrate the power of having a consolidated repository to manage your business data assets. We'll also discuss the long term benefits of a CBI environment in BI planning, acquisitions and mergers and in IT cost reduction strategies.

It happens May 11, 2010 at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

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Interop 2010 Video: F5 Adds Support For VMware's vMotion Reprovisioning Tech

F5's Erick Hammersmark shows how F5's Big IP WAN optimization appliance now supports inter-datacenter transfers of VMware-based virtual machines ('vMotion' style) without clients missing a hitch.

Image Gallery: Top 16 Google Services

Google offers a wide array of services. Some are quite evolved, but some could use some work. Here are the ones that we think are the most compelling.

Government IT Leadership Forum

Join this exclusive gathering of government technology executives to hear first-hand how they're driving change and innovation in federal IT services and operations. Prominent CIOs from civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies will engage an audience of their peers in an open discussion of intelligence gathering and sharing, cybersecurity, open government, cloud computing, and much more.

It happens June 15, 2010 in Washington, DC

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