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IBM Turns 100: Historic Moments | Google Revs Search for Speed, Mobile

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011











Between The Lines ColumnistGoogle Revs Search For Speed, Mobile
By Tom Claburn

Google launched voice and image search for the desktop and new features for mobile search, which has grown fivefold over the past two years.


Google Buys Admeld: But Will Publishers Swoon?

Mobile Future: Want Apple Way Or Google Wild Ride?

Between The Lines Columnist 100 Years Of IBM: 25 Historic Milestones

IBM this week celebrates 100 years of innovation and business optimization. From punch cards to the S/360, from tabulators to teraflops, from CEO Watson to supercomputer Watson, IBM has a unique history. Take a visual tour back through the decades.

Obama: Health Tech, Broadband Key To Rural Development

Administration's new council focuses on technology to spur economic growth for the 16% of Americans who live in rural areas.

How LulzSec Hackers Outsmart Security Gurus

While the world argues whether the hacktivist group is more Robin Hood or terrorist, the big question is: how have the hacks been so successful? Security experts share some answers.

Inside Nokia's Plan To Break Down Social Silos

Nokia wrestles with a common problem: making social software apps play nicely together. Here's how they're pursuing a solution.

GSX Tools Monitor Collaboration Apps in Cloud

Updated suite promises enterprise IT more control to monitor and adjust the performance of Microsoft SharePoint, RIM BES, and similar cloud services.

How To Prioritize Microsoft Patch Bonanza

Patch Tuesday weighed in as a doozy, but IT administrators also face fixes for major bugs in Acrobat, Flash, Java, and more. Here's expert advice.

Ballmer To IBM, Oracle: You Don't Know Big Data

Microsoft's CEO says an inside-the-enterprise business intelligence focus misses the real opportunity for large-scale insight.

Nuance Gives Voice To Social Networking

Chose your words carefully because a set of widgets in the voice recognition software will put them on Facebook and Twitter.

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together. -- Georg C. Lichtenberg


Ballmer To IBM, Oracle: You Don't Know Big Data
Nuance Gives Voice To Social Networking
At The Crossroads: 2011 State Of The Data Center
Email Archiving For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Key Reason HP's Apotheker Kicked Livermore: Services Speed

Virtualize Without Compromise
You Don't Want To Miss Enterprise 2.0 -- Boston, June 20-23


Posted By jbelkin:

"Xbox was MS' belief they could own the living room and people would spend a hundred dollars a month not just on video games but movies & music. They did not count on Apple & Netflix coming and taking all the digital music & movies business."

In reply to: Ballmer: Xbox Model Could Work For Tablets, Phones
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Posted By jrapoza:

"As someone who has built a few server level systems using components bought from Newegg and Tigerdirect, a vendor system needs to be under $1,000 to be a compelling alternative to DIY."

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At The Crossroads: 2011 State Of The Data Center

Data centers face increased resource demands and flat budgets. IT can do more to boost efficiency, but now is also the time to rethink the assumptions that go into traditional data center designs.

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Cloud Security: Understand The Risks Before You Make The Move

In this report, we explain the risks and guide you in setting appropriate cloud security policies, processes and controls. Plus: How to catch up when security is an afterthought to a cloud migration.

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Email Archiving For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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A Meaning Based Approach to Enterprise Information

Successfully controlling the complex and vast amount of rich information rushing into the enterprise requires an entirely new approach. Today, a common platform that understands and analyzes all types of data is critical. Download this white paper to learn how the Intelligent Data Operating Layer enables organizations to index all enterprise data to optimize for maximum performance and advanced search and retrieval.

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Key Reason HP's Apotheker Kicked Livermore: Services Speed
In interview last week, HP executive Ann Livermore said the services group was making progress. But not fast enough for CEO Apotheker, who just kicked her to the board.

10 Combinations Dominate iPhone Passwords
1234 is not a strong password, iPhone users: But it's the top choice, new data reveals.

Slideshow: 12 Worst Government Websites
Many governments and agencies have been striving to make their Websites more up-to-date and accessible, but some remain shocking examples of bad user experience.

12 Brawny Business Intelligence Products For SMBs
Business intelligence isn't just for the big boys anymore. Check out our short list of star SMB options, from easy-to-deploy SaaS choices to affordable versions of the biggest BI suites.

ONC Solicits Feedback On Health IT Strategic Plan
Public comments are due April 22 on the plan, which outlines how the federal government will implement health IT initiatives over the next five years.



10 Tips: Improve BlackBerry PlayBook Battery Life
Get more juice from your RIM BlackBerry PlayBook tablet using these battery-saving pointers.   View Now


12 Brawny Business Intelligence Products For SMBs
Samsung Chromebook: Hands-On Visual Tour


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Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess Demos Wizdom's New SampleWiz and Jams
Wizdom Music's new SampleWiz tool is a tricked-out sampling app for the iPad, but you can jam with it, too.   Watch


An Enterprise 2.0 Boston Conference Update

Tips on Marketing to Service Providers: How to Get Noticed





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This unique virtual event will feature presentations and discussions on the key topics related to creating a more competitive and efficient financial services organization.

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We are conducting a survey examining the struggles IT faces in managing content, and whether enterprise content management products make a difference. Respond to the survey and be eligible to win an iPod Touch.

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