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TOP STORY: Internet Explorer Dethroned

MORE NEWS: Armed To The Teeth With Tech For CES

ANALYTIC REPORT: Outlook 2011: IT Trends to Watch

WHITEPAPER: Business Agility Through Application Lifecycle Management

SLIDESHOW: Obama's Tech Tools

VIDEO: JetBrains' Dmitry Jemerov

BLOG: Dell Adds Security To Its Acquisition Binge

WEBCAST: Where is your Data Tonight? A Lesson in Avoiding Headlines, Fines or Worse

RESOURCES: Be A Part Of Our 2011 U.S. IT Salary Survey

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011


"Sometimes it's good to contrast what you like with something else. It makes you appreciate it even more. -- Darby Conley



Internet Explorer Dethroned

Microsoft no longer has the number one browser in Europe, thanks to Google Chrome and EU trust-busters.


Mozilla Releases Eighth Firefox 4 Beta

Top 10 Google Predictions For 2011


Armed To The Teeth With Tech For CES

The Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas on January 6. What does the average tech reporter need to cover this massive trade show?

Global CIO: How 'Call Of Duty' Is Driving Global Innovation

The military-industrial complex is now the entertainment-industrial complex, writes Andy Kessler, and video games are turning global business upside-down.

Intel Releases 2nd Generation Core Processors

The Sandy Bridge CPUs -- i3, i5, and i7 -- include video-related technologies, such as Intel Insider, Quick Sync Video, and a new version of Wireless Display.

Sprint Unveils HTC EVO Shift 4G

The Android smartphone has a sliding Qwerty keyboard, but a smaller screen than its predecessor and no user-facing camera.

Tablets Will Sell Well, Be Trashed Often

Forrester is predicting an Apple-flavored tablet boom driven in part by rapid replacement.

HHS Unveils Final Health IT Certification Rules

The Office of National Coordinator for Health IT has published permanent regulations for organizations authorized to test and certify health IT products for meaningful use.

NASA Open Source Architecture Wins Apache Support

Java-based middleware developed by the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory gets priority-project designation by the Apache Software Foundation.

Opera Targeting Next Browser At Tablets

Opera has provided a sneak peek at a browser it is making specifically for tablet computers.

Dell To Buy Managed Security Provider SecureWorks

The software-as-a-service products will be an option in Dell's servers, storage products, and security appliances.

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Giving your people the tools to work from anywhere isn't easy,
but it pays. IT industry veteran Kurt Marko shares 10 best practices.

ALSO: The U.S Patent and Trademark Office's CIO tells how the agency
lets employees use their home computers to connect to their office

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Outlook 2011: IT Trends to Watch

A roundup of our coverage from last year's gathering of the leaders of the Internet Economy, with reporting on sessions featuring Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, RIM CEO Jim Balsillie and more.

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Web 2.0 Summit

Eight networking vendors provide detailed information for a network redesign to support server virtualization, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, storage and data convergence, and new Ethernet standards.

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Business Agility Through Application Lifecycle Management

Businesses need to address changing markets and environments. That is only possible when IT systems can provide the flexibility to meet strategic needs. To truly enable business change, IT managers must develop agile approaches to planning, developing, deploying, and operating software applications through adequate application lifecycle management.
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The Compliance Trap

Compliance for compliance's sake is not a best practice in protecting cardholder data.
Learn why compliance is the byproduct of a well-executed information security program that focuses on risk management
and minimizes the use of compensating controls.
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Obama's Tech Tools

Taking a page from corporate America, Obama hired a chief technology officer to oversee the nation's IT direction. And, though he has publicly claimed ignorance about iPads, iPods, and popular gaming systems, Obama has long been known for his reliance on a BlackBerry, an addiction that required approval from the Secret Service for security reasons. View Now


Top 15 Data Visualization Tips

Top 10 Mobile Stories Of 2010


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JetBrains' Dmitry Jemerov

Dr. Dobb's Mike Riley discusses the latest improvements in JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 10 with JetBrains development lead Dmitry Jemerov   Watch


Man Versus Machine

Trading Desk Of The Future: The Rise Of the Robo-Trader




Featured BloggerDell Adds Security To Its Acquisition Binge

By George Hulme

Dell today entered an agreement to acquire managed security services provider SecureWorks for an undisclosed sum. I didn't see this one coming, but I should have.


iPad's Competition Is Junk

By Ed Hansberry

The iPad wasn't the first tablet available, but it has far and away been the most commercially successful model. This has prompted others to get tablets out the door as soon as possible hoping to ride the coattails of the iPad to riches.

Worthy New Year's Resolution - Don't Text And Drive

By Ed Hansberry

The New Year is just days away and people will be making all sorts of resolutions. Many won't make it a full month or even a full week before falling back to their old ways. One resolution that is worth making a serious effort to keep though is no texting while driving.

SCADA Security Heats Up

By George Hulme

The use of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) devices is growing. That growth is expected to continue to soar. According to research firm Frost & Sullivan SCADA revenues will grow from $4.6 billion last year to nearly $7 billion in 2016. Question is: What about security?

HTC Wants To Tweak Windows Phone 7 Interface

By Ed Hansberry

Microsoft is trying to keep tighter control over what phone makers can do to the user interface of Windows Phone 7, but HTC wants to add its Sense special sauce to differentiate its phones from the competition. Will that be good for users?

Phony Phone Numbers

By Dave Methvin

How many Window Phone 7 units has Microsoft sold? For whatever reason, it's difficult for Microsoft to give a straight answer. That, of course, leads to industry speculation that things aren't going so well for Microsoft's new mobile platform.


Where is your Data Tonight? A Lesson in Avoiding Headlines, Fines or Worse

Since 2005, over 510,000,000 potentially sensitive records have been lost, stolen or mishandled. A slew of regulations now require breach notification, meaning enterprises must practice strong data protection. What role does encryption play in protecting data, and how is hardware-based encrypting different from alternatives? This session will review key concepts of encryption, industry standards from the Trusted Computing Group for hardware-based encryption, and deploying such drives in the enterprise.
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