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IE6 Browser Remains Attack Magnet

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TOP STORY: IE6 Browser Remains Attack Magnet

MORE NEWS: 'Intelligent' Internet Hub Planned In China

ANALYTIC REPORT: The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

WHITEPAPER: 2010 Data Center Challenges and Technologies

BLOG: Silent Security Fixes Are A Calculated Risk

WEBCAST: Business Intelligence For The Midsize Business

RESOURCES: The Definitive Guide to Application Performance Management

InformationWeek Daily

 Wednesday, June 2, 2010 


"Virtue is insufficient temptation."
-- George Bernard Shaw 


IE6 Browser Remains Attack Magnet

More than one-quarter of all Web traffic still flows to Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 browser, which lacks a number of current security features, study shows.


Google Chrome Browser Use Rising

Web 2.0: Internet Explorer 6 Deathwatch

Internet Explorer 9, The Next Generation


'Intelligent' Internet Hub Planned In China

The Chinese government is backing plans for an Internet-based infrastructure in a key manufacturing province.

Guerra On Healthcare: Do More With Less Time

Why people with the most responsibility often have the most free time -- and how you can, too.

Deloitte Sued Over Failed SAP Implementation

The $30 million lawsuit filed by Marin County, Calif., alleges that the consulting firm misrepresented its understanding of SAP technology.

Skype iPhone Calls To Carry Fee

Apple iPhone users will get a host of new features in Skype 2.0, as well as a charge for using the VoIP service on AT&T's network starting next year.

Cast Enhances Application Performance Analysis

Monitoring system reveals when customized SAP and Oracle application operations, common in packaged software implementations, result in performance hits.

House Allocates $84 Billion For Technology R&D

Reauthorization of the America Competes Act would fund efforts to keep the U.S. competitive in science and technology.

Health IT Lacks Innovation, Integration

An HP executive's assertion that the healthcare sector isn't investing enough in health IT is backed up by a Dow Jones study.

iPad Sales Boost Apple Shares

AAPL rises as company says total sales of its tablet-style computer have surpassed the two million mark.



The Expanding Profile Of Data Deduplication

There are many technologies that vendors say will help us get a handle on our storage. These include thin provisioning, data deduplication, improved compression methodologies, disk-to-disk-to-tape backup, encryption, virtual tape libraries, larger disk drives, and faster-performing drives. In this report, we'll touch on many of these and help sort out whether deduplication in particular makes sense in your environment.

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Featured Report

Billing: Key To Growth

Billing is a critical but often underappreciated aspect of good customer service and experience, as well as improved retention -- not only for policyholders, but also for agents and distributors. This new and timely Insurance & Technology Analytics Brief focuses on the opportunities and challenges insurance companies face in modernizing their core billing systems.

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2010 Data Center Challenges and Technologies

CIOs are stuck in a squeeze play. Learn about key data center challenges and new technologies and processes that can automate the infrastructure.
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Privacy Concerns And The Secrets To Building Business Sucsess With Trust

This whitepaper will explore how marketing leaders and business decision makers like yourself can align trust, credibility and privacy processes in your organization -- and your company's broader ecosystem -- into a Business Integrity Strategy.
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Featured BloggerSilent Security Fixes Are A Calculated Risk

By Dave Methvin

Recently, the folks at Core Security noticed that Microsoft has been delivering more fixes during patch day than they have documented in their security bulletins. It's great that Microsoft is fixing more security issues, but when they're not documented the IT department's job could become even more challenging.


Google Offers More Thoughts On Android Fragmentation

By Eric Zeman

One of Android's biggest drawbacks -- according to users -- is the fragmentation issue. Some devices "get stuck" on one version of Android and are left behind while other devices -- and their apps -- can update and enjoy new features. Google says it is working hard to rectify the "compatibility" problem.

Microsoft's Ray Ozzie Says PC Is Razor, Services Are Blades

By Bob Evans

Insisting that PCs will continue to play a "growing part" in people's daily lives in spite of aggressive incursions from smaller and hipper devices, Microsoft chief software architect Ray Ozzie sees huge potential for PCs as tools that will allow people to consume an ever-increasing spectrum of services, reports

How To Build A Government Cloud

By John Foley

Federal IT managers are under pressure to move beyond the evaluation of cloud computing and into actual implementation. Two early adopters in government next week will share their insights on how to do that.

Kingston Offering 64GB SDXC Card For $500

By Eric Zeman

Need a lot of storage wrapped in a small package? Kingston's got your back with a new 64GB SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity) card. It's small, fast, and stores gobs of data. Too bad it costs a hefty $500.


Business Intelligence For The Midsize Business

Join Intelligent Enterprise editor-in-chief Doug Henschen for a Webcast as he shares insight on the latest trends in BI as well as in-depth research on priorities within midsize companies.

Date: Tuesday, June 22. Time: 9:00 a.m. PT/12:00 p.m. ET

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The Definitive Guide to Application Performance Management

You don't deliver applications in a vacuum. Network Computing's new End to End Application Performance Management (APM) Tech Center delivers best practices, emerging trends, new products and strategies to help you delivery applications effectively.

Visit The APM Tech Center Today

Image Gallery: FTC, FCC Reveal Complaints Filed Against Apple

Numerous complaints have been filed with the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission against Apple. They run the gamut from the iPad's lack of Flash support to the availability of adult material in the iTunes App Store, to an iPhone catching fire while charging. These documents were obtained via the Freedom Of Information Act.

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Take Our Application Consolidation Survey -- You Could Win An iPod Touch!

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey to investigate the extent to which organizations are consolidating applications. The results of this survey will appear in an upcoming issue of InformationWeek as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report.

This survey will take under 10 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32GB iPod touch valued at $299 from TechWeb.

Survey Ends June 11

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