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Intel Updates Atom; Top Tech Gear 2009

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TOP STORY: Intel Shrinks Atom, Boosts Performance

MORE NEWS: Top Tech Gear Of 2009


WHITEPAPER: Data Center Survival Guide

BLOG: 2009's Budget Cuts Are 2010's Innovation Opportunity

WEBCAST: SaaS: A CIO's Best Friend in a Tough Economy

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InformationWeek Daily

 Tuesday, December 22, 2009 


"I got myself for Secret Santa. I was supposed to tell somebody, but I didn't."
-- Kevin Malone, The Office 


Intel Shrinks Atom, Boosts Performance

The Atom platform, which now integrates the graphics and memory controller on the same piece of silicon as the CPU, is primarily used in netbooks.


Intel Unveils 32-NM Chips

Top 10 Intel & AMD Stories Of 2009

AMD, Intel: Graphics To Trump Processors In 2010

Intel Floats Cloud Computing On A Chip


Top Tech Gear Of 2009

We take a look back at the year's best smartphones, netbooks, desktops, laptops, and mobile device accessories.

Verizon Updates 4G LTE Device Specs

The specifications will help developers design products and services that will run on Verizon's Long Term Evolution network.

Feds Grant $60M For Health IT Research

The grant program is focused on areas, including security, where breakthroughs are needed to drive adoption and meaningful use of health IT.

Some Nook Buyers Getting $100 Gift Certificates

Barnes & Noble will give credits to some e-book buyers who were promised delivery before Dec. 24.

Mobile Device Sales Still Booming

Shipments of smartphones, netbooks, cellular modems, and other mobile devices will grow from 1.2 billion in 2009 to 2.25 billion in 2014.

Palm Readies WebOS Update

In addition to releasing new webOS firmware, Palm is boosting its developer tools to better compete against BlackBerry and the iPhone.

Bing! Microsoft Hit With Copyright Suit

Small design shop claims software maker stole its trade name when it launched search engine earlier this year.

Verizon Defends Cancellation Fees

The largest U.S. carrier said doubling its early termination fee was necessary to reduce consumers' costs for sophisticated devices like the Storm 2 or Motorola Droid.

MIT Unveils 'Lensless Camera'

Screen display technology extends LCD devices by capturing gesture information and could one day replace Webcams.

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Today's data center is highly complex and hard to manage. New technologies and services only make the situation worse. Learn how you can survive.
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Featured Blogger2009's Budget Cuts Are 2010's Innovation Opportunity

Posted By Jonathan Feldman

2009 was a perfect storm of IT nightmares. Budgets were slashed. Security issues got worse. And what with sea changes in how IT is expected to operate -- witness cloud computing and the consumerization of end user devices -- it's enough for an IT manager to rip her hair out. But, in such storms lie opportunities.


2010 Year Of FCoE?

Posted by George Crump

Will 2010 be the year of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)? I am always hesitant to predict that any particular year with be 'the year' but I do think that FCoE will move out of conversation and testing phases and more into production.

Leaks Cough Up Details On Two Motorola Androids

Posted By Eric Zeman

Earlier this year, Motorola indicated that it plans to release up to 20 handsets in 2010 running Google's Android platform. Considering the sheer volume of Android-related leaks coming from the Motorola camp, it wasn't kidding.

Kundra's Management Challenges

Posted By J. Nicholas Hoover

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra's job is different from others whom we've named as InformationWeek's Chief of the Year in the past in a few big ways that make it especially challenging.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Headed To AT&T Or T-Mobile?

Posted By Eric Zeman

The last few days have been busy ones over at the Federal Communications Commission. It recently approved two versions of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Android device -- one for AT&T and one for T-Mobile. Will either actually sell it?


SaaS: A CIO's Best Friend in a Tough Economy

Join us for a conversation with Noel Yuhanna, principal analyst at Forrester Research, to learn how clustering database applications, including Oracle E-Business Suite, Peoplesoft, Siebel, SAP, and other applications with Oracle RAC can reduce server and storage costs, and lighten the load for your database administrators. It happens Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009.
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