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  Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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Google I/O Live Blog: Tablet Eyed
By Fritz Nelson
Google I/O kicks off Wednesday (9:30 AM PST / 12:30 PM EST) and InformationWeek's Fritz Nelson is live blogging right here. Join us for breaking news and expert analysis.
Between The Lines Columnist

Google Primed To Debut 7-Inch Tablet At I/O
Google I/O Preview: 9 Potential Products

Orbitz Controversy: Tip Of Big Data Iceberg
Websites know which PC, phone, and browser you use. But ad networks and social sites today give marketers more information about you than ever before to better target advertising.

RSA SecurID 800 Token Attack Detailed By Researchers
Cryptographic attack requires as little as 13 minutes to compromise a token's secret key, and works against at least eight types of cryptographic tokens. RSA dismissed the attack.

Dropbox Anxiety? WatchDox Tries To Ease CIO Fears
Investment firm Blackstone uses the cloud file-sharing platform to live the dream: WatchDox gives users BYOD freedom while putting control in IT's hands.

LinkedIn Password Breach: 9 Facts Key To Lawsuit
LinkedIn's privacy policy promised users "industry standard protocols and technology," but a class action lawsuit claims LinkedIn failed to deliver. Take a closer look at the security issues.

Ford Chairman: Tech Needed To Combat Global Gridlock
Ford Motor chairman Bill Ford Jr. thinks traffic congestion could be so limiting to mobility that it becomes a human rights issue.

NASA Satellites Track Tropical Storm Debby
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite serves as a "rain gauge in space"

Big Data Analytics Power Revolution In Decision-Making
InformationWeek virtual event explores enterprise steps toward deriving valuable insights amid unprecedented data volume, velocity, variety, and complexity.

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool. -- Stephen King


NASA Satellites Track Tropical Storm Debby
Big Data Analytics Power Revolution In Decision-Making
Research: Alternative Application Delivery
Enterprise Mobility Solutions: Maximizing Your Mobile Investment
Mac Users See Pricier Rooms At Orbitz
Supporting an Enterprise-wide Data Archive and Retention Strategy
Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics

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Research: Alternative Application Delivery
IT must efficiently and securely deliver all the applications employees need, no matter where they are or what devices they're equipped with. Nearly 500 IT pros weighed in on how they get this done. The biggest surprise was the popularity of application virtualization, which is in widespread use by 35% of respondents.
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Fundamentals: Backing Up Android and iOS Devices
As more employees use their own tablets and smartphones for work, IT teams need to figure out how to back up data created while on the go. The answer: a smart mix of policies, cloud services and mobile device management. We outline a data protection plan that doesn't depend on end users, because "BYOD" shouldn't mean "back up your own data."
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Enterprise Mobility Solutions: Maximizing Your Mobile Investment
There are a number of opportunities ahead thanks to this new mobile culture. Download this paper to find out why extending enterprise applications to mobile devices can help organizations gain a competitive advantage, improve revenue velocity, increase efficiency, improve customer service and reduce costs.
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The Quick Path for Fault Identification
No data center can afford unscheduled downtime with the manic pace of today's business operations. Find out why root cause analysis and change monitoring provide a quick path to fault identification, while reinforcing change management processes.
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Mac Users See Pricier Rooms At Orbitz
Orbitz says Mac users are willing to pay 30% more for hotel rooms than PC users so it is showing them more expensive options.

8 Things Tablets Still Can't Do
Have we really entered a post-PC world? The new Apple iPad and its tablet rivals still come up short on a few important measures.

Amazon's 7 Cloud Promises: Hype Vs. Reality
Amazon says cloud computing is an indispensable enabler of seven important computing transformations. We hype-test the promises with a few reality checks.

Dell Launches Windows 8-Ready Ultrabooks
XPS 14 and XPS 15 pack sufficient punch, but will they satisfy home and business users who consider touch capability a must?

Microsoft: We Won't Build Own Windows Phones
Microsoft exec categorically denies reports that the company plans to bring its Surface tablet strategy to the smartphone market.


Yammer Acquisition Raises Social Strategy Questions
Yammer is officially on its way to becoming part of the Microsoft Office product family that includes SharePoint. How will it fit in?   View Now

Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
25 CIOs Transforming Healthcare


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OpenFlow Keeps Buzzing
OpenFlow and software-defined networking were the talk of Interop. Dan Pitt of the Open Networking Foundation explores the reasons why   Watch

Blue Coat Manages Greedy App
Riverbed accelerates Google Apps, SalesForce, Microsoft 360



Supporting an Enterprise-wide Data Archive and Retention Strategy
Join us as we discuss the best practices for controlling the expanding data growth through an effective data archiving strategy, significantly improving application performance, mitigating the risks associated with data retention needs, and reducing the costs of managing storage. More Information & Registration

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Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics
At our interactive InformationWeek Virtual Event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to put big data to use in ad hoc analyses, what-if scenario planning, customer sentiment analysis, and the building of highly accurate data models to drive better predictions about fraud, risk, and customer behavior.
It happens June 28

InformationWeek 2012 Next Generation WAN Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to determine what's important to you when you're choosing data center management software and SaaS vendors as well as how the vendors are actually doing against those criteria. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive a 32-GB Apple iPod Touch.
Survey ends June 29

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