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InformationWeek Daily  
  Friday, August 12, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistWhy It's A Terrible Time To Buy A Smartphone
By Eric Zeman
With major system updates on the way from Apple, Google, and Microsoft, there's good reason to put the brakes on your purchase.

Motorola May Flex Its Patent Muscle
Verizon Blindsided By Tardy iPhone 5 Launch?

LinkedIn Disavows Ads With User Pictures
The social network is rethinking social advertising after users object to the use of their images for promotions.

Bing Beats Google On Search Effectiveness
Microsoft's "decision engine" more likely to lead users to a Web page than searches through rival Google, study finds.

VMware Opens Ground For Hyper-V, Xen
With vSphere 5, the vendor no longer offers a truly free enterprise hypervisor because it no longer scales without licensing. Adds Android, RIM Tablet Support, HTML5 Site
Targeting mobile knowledge workers who want to share and store files in the cloud, adds support for a more diverse set of devices.

Project Management Evolves Into Work Management
Clarizen says its software-as-a-service tools can help plan your workday, not just your projects.

Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader: Hands-On First Look
Amazon's Kindle Cloud Reader will bypass app stores to bring ebooks to desktop and mobile browsers. Here are early impressions from a try-out on Chrome, Safari, and the iPad.

Google+ Adds Games
Hoping to avoid Facebook's problems with games that spew ads, Google promises its social games will be easy to ignore.

"There is no substitute for hard work." -- Thomas A. Edison


Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader: Hands-On First Look
Google+ Adds Games
Database Breaches: Lessons Learned From Real-World Attacks
Accountable Care and the Cloud: The Future of Medical IT
Verizon Blindsided By Tardy iPhone 5 Launch?
The End User Experience: The Metric that Matters
Take Our 2011 State Of Server Technology Survey

Posted By JDOUGLAS000:
"Proved prior "invention" should prevent subsequent patenting by another (rather than just proved prior use). "Novelty" is in the eye of the beholder and is poorly defined. (For example: a new legal category like "microlight" aircraft allows patenting of old concepts applied to an artificial arbitrary construct."
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Posted By sadibi08001:
"I remember when I took over an IT shop early in my career where we had a mysterious server crash at 8pm every night except for weekends. After much sleuthing I discovered that the server in the "server room" - more like a conference room - was plugged into a switch operated wall socket! The cleaning lady would turn off the lights at 8pm every night like she was told."
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Database Breaches: Lessons Learned From Real-World Attacks
In this Tech Center report, we profile five database breaches--and extract the lessons to be learned from each. Plus: A rundown of six technologies to reduce your risk.
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State Of Storage 2011 Report: Consolidation And Centralization
Download this report to see how smart CIOs will accelerate this trend by adopting new multipurpose arrays and converged networks.
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Accountable Care and the Cloud: The Future of Medical IT
In this podcast, industry experts Dan Emig and David M. Hamilton of Siemens Medical explain how the cloud helps healthcare providers improve business performance by shifting allocation of their limited budget and human resources away from lower-value back-office operations to higher-value clinical and patient-facing services. Review the benefits today to keep pace with the challenging regulatory mandates and stiff market competition.
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Five Tips for Effective Backup and Recovery in Virtual Environments
Virtualization is affordable, fast, and efficient. But without a solid backup and recovery strategy in place, you leave your organization's critical data vulnerable. Discover proven techniques to maximize and secure your virtual investments.
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Verizon Blindsided By Tardy iPhone 5 Launch?
Verizon Wireless blames slower smartphone growth on iPhone 5 not launching in June as expected. But was Verizon legitimately surprised?

Amazon Avoids Apple Toll With Kindle Cloud Reader
HTML5-based Web app lets Amazon get around Apple's App Store subscription rules, hold onto more ebook revenue.

HP Prepping 7-Inch 'TouchPad Go' Tablet
Documents uncovered on the FCC website reveal an unannounced, miniature version of HP's webOS-based TouchPad.

6 Tips To Maximize SaaS Value
Host Analytics' CFO says the midmarket firm's software as a service overhaul is more about technology sophistication and using tools previously only available to the enterprise than cost cutting.

Johns Hopkins Execs: How To Make Medicine Smarter
CIO and chief medical information officer share lessons learned on electronic health records, embedded intelligence, risk reduction, and personalized medicine.



10 Cool Social Media Monitoring Tools How is your company's social media presence affecting the bottom line? Check out these mostly free services that help gauge individual or company impact on networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.   View Now

7 Hottest Features In Windows Phone 7 Mango
11 iPad Apps For Better Collaboration


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MANDIANT CSO Talks Threats To His Company and His Clients
Richard Bejtlich, CSO and VP of managed services, sits down with Dark Reading's Kelly Jackson Higgins at Black Hat USA to talk about the two hats he wears at the incident response company, and trends in attacks against enterprises and security firms.   Watch

Intel Labs Invests in the Future of Cloud and Embedded Computing
08.10.11 Is The Corporate Data Center Obsolete?



The End User Experience: The Metric that Matters
Don't miss this informative webcast, sponsored by Quest Software, exploring the value of monitoring web application performance from the user perspective. It happens Thursday, August 25, 2011 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET More Information & Registration

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Take Our 2011 State Of Server Technology Survey
InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on the current state of server technology within the enterprise.
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Don't Miss Enterprise 2.0
Attend Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara, Nov. 14-17, 2011, and learn how to drive business value with collaboration, with an emphasis on how real customers are using social software to enable more productive workforces and to be more responsive and engaged with customers and business partners. Save 30% off conference passes, or get a free expo pass with priority code CPHCES02.
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