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HP Upgrades Thin Clients In Wake Of Windows 7

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ANALYTIC REPORT: Welcome To The CIO Revolution: A New IT Manifesto

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BLOG: The FBI's New Tech Team

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InformationWeek Daily

 Thursday, December 3, 2009 


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HP Upgrades Thin Clients In Wake Of Windows 7

HP is consolidating VMware and Citrix Systems desktop virtualization approaches with its own management software, and offering refreshed thin client devices.


IBM To Offer Desktop Virtualization

VMware Releases View 4

Citrix Offers Desktop Virtualization Flexibility


DARPA Readies Social Networking Experiment

In a bid to study behavioral economics, social networking, and game theory, DARPA is offering prize money to anyone who can find 10 weather balloons located around the country.

Intel Launches Netbook Developer Program

The Atom Developer Program SDK, in beta for Windows and Moblin, will allow developers to design and sell apps for Intel-based netbooks.

Nokia Boosts Dev Tools With Qt 4.6

The latest version of Qt offers support for Symbian, Maemo, and multi-touch, and also includes code contributions by third parties.

Google Helps Publishers Erect Pay Walls

Continuing its stormy courtship of online news publishers, Google is offering news sites more control over how their content can be accessed.

Mental Health Social Network Launched

The online environment allows people with mental health problems, as well as their caregivers, connect in a safe and anonymous environment.

Cisco Launches FlipShare TV

The wireless device streams high-definition video from a PC or Mac to a TV.

IBM Helps Launch Green Data Center

Public-private partnership tapped to build showcase for energy efficient computing.

Feds Offer $235 Million For Health IT Leadership

A new grant program will help leading communities advance and track their use of health IT to improve quality of care and become role models to other communities.

AT&T Ends Verizon Ad Lawsuit

Verizon will continue to show its "There's A Map For That" ads to capitalize on perceived weaknesses of AT&T's 3G network.

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Welcome To The CIO Revolution: A New IT Manifesto

This report looks at a variety of new approaches and technologies designed to help you enhance your companies' competitiveness and engage more intimately with customers.

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State Of Enterprise Storage

Continuing to throw precious resources at escalating storage and bandwidth demand isn't a strategy, it's a recipe for disaster. Diverse drivers mandate a new path. Are you ready?

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Best Practices for Migrating from Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint

Learn how to achieve a cost-effective, on-schedule and error-free migration from Lotus Notes to a Microsoft platform. Discover the challenges that come with such a transition, and find valuable insight into the importance of proper planning and execution.
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Best Practices for Disaster Recovery and Continuity

Do you know how to plan, implement and execute a quick recovery strategy in the event of a local accident or natural disaster? Read more about the services and resources you'll need to ensure your company's survival.
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Featured BloggerThe FBI's New Tech Team

Posted by John Foley

The FBI's newly appointed CTO, Jeffrey Johnson, brings an outside-the-beltway background to the job--he worked for Lehman Brothers, a hard-charging technology innovator, until last year.


Podcast: Panda Security CEO Juan Santana

Posted by Alexander Wolfe

I sat down recently to chat with Juan Santana, chief executive of the largest security vendor you might not be familiar with. Yet Panda Security, founded in Spain in 1990, is huge in Europe and no slouch either in the United States, where it competes against the likes of Symantec, Trend Micro, Kaspersky, and McAfee. I talked with Santana amid the launch of Panda Cloud Protection Service, which moves threat analysis to the cloud and installs with a very small footprint on the client.

Accenture Stock Target Soars As CEO Sees IT Recovery

Posted By Bob Evans

A Credit Suisse analyst has boosted his target price for Accenture shares from $42 to $55 on the expectation that enterprise IT spending is beginning to loosen up and that Accenture will be a prime beneficiary of CIOs' more-expansive spending habits and their increasing acceptance of outsourcing.

Latest Motorola Android Phone To Feature HDMI Out?

Posted By Eric Zeman

Images have appeared of what purport to be a new Android device from Motorola. One quick glance is all it takes to discern that this device is a non-keyboard version of the Droid. Closer inspection, however, reveals a truly unique feature: an HDMI out port.

Mayor Gavin Newsom on Digital San Francisco (Part 2)

Posted By Fritz Nelson

In the second part of our three-part video interview series with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, we talked about the role technology can play in the transformation of a city, including addressing the growing digital divide, the progress on STEM in San Francisco, and the role the Bay area will play, as a hub of technology innovation, in helping lead the way to economic recovery.

Texas Hospital District Fires 16 For HIPAA Violations

Posted By Mitch Wagner

The Harris County Hospital District of Houston, Texas, fired 16 employees, accusing them of violating patient privacy laws by inappropriately accessing the records of a medical resident who'd been admitted to the hospital after she was shot in a grocery store parking lot.

An Eyewitness To Ousted CEO's Impact At GM

Posted By Mary Hayes Weier

We were in a meeting at General Motor's headquarters with Kirk Gutmann, chief technology and strategy officer, when a woman walked in and handed Gutmann a note. Less than an hour later, I learned CEO Fritz Henderson had resigned.


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