TODAY'S TOP STORY
IBM Unveils Next-Generation Mainframe
Big Blue calls new zEnterprise server a "data center in a box" that will appeal as much to CFOs as CIOs.
• Global CIO: IBM Doubles Down On Red-Hot Optimized Systems
• IBM Announces $100 Million Health IT Program
• IBM Adds 600 Jobs In Oregon For Mortgage Processing
iPad For The Enterprise: Remote Control Solutions Reviewed
We've evaluated file synchronization tools for the iPad, and Citrix Receiver client for remote desktop access. Now we delve into a few more remote access tools from Array Networks and LogMeIn; and a Air Display, which turns your iPad into an extra monitor.
Slideshow: iPad Does Remote Control--3 Apps Tested
We tested three apps that provide a variety of remote control capabilities: one from Array Networks, one called LogMeln, and finally AirDisplay from Avatron, which turns your iPad into a second monitor.
Violating Web Site Rules Not A Crime
But a California district court judge's ruling leaves open the question of whether bypassing IP blocking is a criminal act.
DoD Creates Social Media Hub
The central location provides Department of Defense staff with information, links, feeds and guidelines to learn about social media and how the department should be using it.
Black Hat: Mobile Flaws Get Attention
As security professionals converge in Las Vegas for Black Hat USA 2010, July 24-29, conference founder Jeff Moss says interest in mobile vulnerabilities is growing.
Allscripts Earnings Driven By EHR Adoption
Release of final meaningful use rules is expected to further accelerate the adoption and deployment of electronic health records that boosted Allscripts quarterly income almost 20%.
iPhone 4 Bumper Refunds Begin
Apple rebates kick in as the company looks to make amends for "antennagate."
AOL Release Android App
Snubbing the iPhone in favor of the "top-tier smartphone platform," AOL's mobile app offers Android users easy access to content and services.
AT&T Profits Up, Driven By iPhone
3.2 million iPhones were activated in the second quarter and AT&T reported a net wireless subscriber gain of 1.6 million.
Terracotta Announces Terabyte Data Cache For Apps
The Ehcache 2.2 elastic caching platform can manage up to a terabyte of data in server memory to meet higher traffic demand by speeding application response time.
Vint Cerf Eyes Interplanetary Internet
By Alexander Wolfe
I've never much considered the potential latency of packets routed between Earth and Mars. Me, I'm more worried about my cable-modem going down or dropped 3G calls. Fortunately, Vint Cerf, co-developer of TCP/IP and currently a Google evangelist, is among a group of more forward-thinking folks envisioning an interplanetary backbone where network traffic hubs could be hundreds of millions of miles apart.
The Value Of A Storage Administrator
By George Crump
Storage hardware and software manufacturers are trying to make the process of managing storage easier. There are simplified storage infrastructures, simplified storage management systems and software to monitor the storage environment, but reality is even the smallest of storage environments need someone focused on the task of making sure that everything is operating as planned.
Report: SMBs Hopeful, But Perplexed
By Michele Pepe-Warren
Despite the economy, SMBs are optimistic about their businesses, according to a report released by the SMB Group this week. More than 50% of those surveyed forecast 10% more growth now than they did last year.
Google Gets Semantic
By Jim Rapoza
While most emerging technologies tend to happen quickly, one that has been "emerging" for a really long time is the Semantic Web. However, Google's recent acquisition of Metaweb may be the signal that the Semantic Web has finally arrived.
Free Windows Phone 7 Devices For Everyone
By Ed Hansberry
Everyone at Microsoft that is. It looks like all 90,000 employees of Microsoft will be getting a new phone with Windows Phone 7 on it. If nothing else, it makes it instantly more successful than the Kin, perhaps ten times as successful.
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Survey ends July 23
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