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TOP STORY: Microsoft To Launch 'iPad Killer' Tablets At CES

MORE NEWS: Gmail Creator Bashes Chrome

ANALYTIC REPORT: RFI: The New Data Center Network

WHITEPAPER: Using Multichannel Contact Management to Eliminate Risk

SLIDESHOW: Flock Browses All Your Social Connections

VIDEO: Ron Green Demos Parallel Building Blocks

BLOG: What Disaster Are You Planning For?

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, December 15, 2010


"The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



Microsoft To Launch 'iPad Killer' Tablets At CES

Report says Redmond will finally get around to shipping devices that can compete with Apple's slate and Android-based devices.


Tablets Will Replace One In Three PCs, Study Says

Acer Shoots For 20% Of 2011 Tablet Market

ViewSonic ViewPad 7 Tablet Shipping In U.S.

March Pegged For WebOS Tablet Launch


Gmail Creator Bashes Chrome

Paul Buchheit, a former Google employee and one of the brains behind Gmail, believes that Google will kill Chrome off in 2011 or fold it into Android.

Global CIO: HP Claims Server Supremacy And Tells IBM: Migrate THIS!

HP says 100 IBM mainframe customers have switched to HP this year, and offers details on three as a counterpoint to IBM's "Migration Factory" claims.

Amazon EC2 Achieves Payment Industry Certification

Level 1 Payment Card Industry-compliant transaction processing systems can now be hosted by Amazon Web Services.

KnowledgeTree Upgrades Cloud-Based Document Management Platform

Microsoft Office integration, real-time collaboration, unlimited users, and other features target SMBs in vertical markets with needs unfulfilled by Google Apps.

Facebook Posts Top 10 Status Trends

Social network users were most interested in the World Cup, movies, and communicating one-on-one with their friends, according to the most common topics of 2010.

Verizon Confirms 3G To 4G Handoff Delays

Subscribers have been warned of a two-minute delay when their laptops switch from the slower 3G wireless network to the faster LTE network.

Microsoft Again Sets Record With Massive Patch

The holiday season brings no respite from security maintenance duties.

Broadcom Unveils Affordable Android Processor

Dual-core chip aims to bring advanced applications to low-cost, mainstream smartphones.

Julian Assange Is Granted Bail

Prosecutors say they will fight to overturn ruling, which requires the WikiLeaks founder to surrender his passport and wear an electronic monitoring device.

SAP Goes On Demand

The prospects for the company's technology and multi-front, hybrid strategy look good. Now it's a matter of market execution.

Android Enabled As SecurID Authentication Device

RSA to release software that turns smartphones into software tokens for accessing enterprise networks.

  Digital Issue  



• Data Center Consolidation: Federal agencies must
eliminate 800 data centers over the next five years.
Here's how they plan to do it.
• Reform Plan: Federal CIO Vivek Kundra launches a
25-point plan for reforming federal IT management.
• Government Technologist: The hot-button issue of
where government data resides in the cloud.

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RFI: The New Data Center Network

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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Research: Well-Integrated Web Presence

Get strategies and practices for a cohesive approach to your consumer-facing Web sites, based on analysis of our 2010 Corporate Web Presence Survey. Includes impact assessment and best practices framework.

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Using Multichannel Contact Management to Eliminate Risk

Understand the finer points of using centralized, multichannel contact management technology to eliminate regulatory risk and drive revenue.
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Current Web Threats and Web App Security

This white paper examines current trends in Web application security, assessing the present threat environment as well as limitations in existing approaches to protection, and then explores how a Web application firewall solution can overcome these challenges.
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Flock Browses All Your Social Connections

Years before the social networking oriented RockMelt browser there was Flock. Now Flock 3.5 shows that the original social networking browser still has strong features that should interest users looking to integrate social networking into their Web browser. Flock works with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, newsfeeds and, new in this release, LinkedIn. The newest Flock browser is also now based on the Google Chromium engine, providing a faster and more streamlined browsing experience. A social networking sidebar in Flock makes it possible to view status updates from all of your connections on all of your networks and lets users post status updates to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn with a single click.   View Now


40 Tech Gifts For The Holiday Season

Google Chrome OS Promises Computing Without Pain


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Featured BloggerWhat Disaster Are You Planning For?

By George Crump

When the subject of disaster recovery comes up many IT professionals' minds immediately flash to an epic event like a fire, hurricane, tornado or earthquake. While this is fine for a point of reference, what about planning for the more mundane disaster? These simple disasters can often cost you as much in revenue and brand reputation than their larger alternatives.


Microsoft Incompetent On Windows Phone 7 Accessibility

By Ed Hansberry

Windows Phone 7's accessibility support leaves a lot to be desired compared with its predecessor, Windows Mobile. Android and iPhone both have more accessibility features as well. Microsoft wants to fix it, but expect to wait a few years before support is what it should be.

Patch Tuesday: Too Big To Ignore?

By George Hulme

Any IT administrators hoping to get an early jump on the holidays this week face a big disappointment: 40 software updates coming from Redmond this month.

How Quickly Can You Build An Ecommerce Site?

By Paul Korzeniowski

Time to market has become a key consideration when businesses deploy new applications. In response, Bitrix has developed an ecommerce solution that can be up and running in less than one hour.

Cell Phones Significant Part Of Traffic Deaths

By Ed Hansberry

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a report on 2009 traffic statistics a few months ago and it should come as no surprise cell phones had a big impact. In traffic deaths that were related to distracted driving, cell phone use of some sort was related in eighteen percent of the incidents.


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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