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Oracle To Acquire ATG For $1 Billion

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ANALYTIC REPORT: Remote Control: 9 Steps To Ensuring Access, Safely

WHITEPAPER: How the Cloud Will Transform Disaster Recovery Services

SLIDESHOW: Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown

VIDEO: Part 1: Suddenly All Computing is Parallel

BLOG: iPhone Users: Borrow An Alarm Clock This Weekend

WEBCAST: Avoiding Costly Wage and Hour Litigation

RESOURCES: Take Our Enterprise 2.0 Vendor Evaluation Survey -- You Could Win An iPod!

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

"The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow." -- Rupert Murdoch




Oracle To Acquire ATG For $1 Billion

Full-service e-commerce house will complement Oracle's back-end analytics software and hardware.


Global CIO: Under The Oracle-SAP Radar: Can Workday Scale Into Financials?

Global CIO: SAP: The Top 10 Reasons We'll Beat Oracle In Applications

Oracle v. SAP: Daytime Drama


Sleepless In America: Zeo's Got Bedroom Eyes

Technology's pervasiveness doesn't stop at the bedroom. The Zeo Personal Sleep Coach combines wireless, the Web, and an intelligent design to bring sleep data and therapy to the masses.

SAP Tackles BusinessObjects Support Woes

Apps vendor unveils new communication approaches and support options in hopes of healing an old wound.

Dell: Windows Phone 7 Easier Than Android

According to Dell CEO Michael Dell, developers think Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 is an easier platform to develop for than Google's Android. Developers Flee To LibreOffice

Shakeup followed Oracle's decision to fire leaders of the Document Foundation, which is heading up the alternative open source productivity suite.

Only 36% Of Android Devices Running Froyo

According to Google, 77% of all Android devices are running either Eclair or Froyo, but many are still stuck with Cupcake and Donut.

Apple Seeds iOS 4.2 Golden Master To Devs

iOS 4.2 brings folders, multitasking, AirPlay and wireless printing to the iPad. It may be available to consumers as early as next week.

Google-Branded Chrome Notebook May Launch In November

Other hardware makers will unveil their Chrome notebooks in December, a report claims.

iPad Grabs 95% Tablet Share

Apple's slate is all the rage, but analyst warns that strong competition from Google is on the horizon.

Microsoft Clarifies 'Shifted' Silverlight Strategy

Microsoft’s Bob Muglia says Silverlight continues to have a place for Web application development but acknowledges that HTML5 will have "the broadest cross-platform reach."

Remote Control: 9 Steps To Ensuring Access, Safely

Well-secured systems are well-managed systems. But as perimeters melt away, security goes beyond encryption, authentication, and monitoring. We also need to ensure privileged users aren't betraying trust. In this report, we'll cover ways to track who did what to which system, and when--vital to covering yourself in an audit, sure, but also to improving customer service and the support process for remote workers.

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How To Master Your Windows 7 Rollout

Our trending survey shows that IT pros have warmed considerably to Microsoft's latest desktop OS. Now the trick is selling an upgrade to the business, ensuring app and hardware compatibility, and easing users off XP with minimal heartache. Here's how.

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How the Cloud Will Transform Disaster Recovery Services

Tape-based recovery is dead. The cloud is where affordable and fast disaster recovery services will live. This report explores the cloud recovery service segments and provides insight about how you can best leverage this new approach to DR.

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Networks Cash in on the Urge to Converge

Network convergence provides an evolutionary path to modernization rather than being just another costly rip-and-replace solution. That means IT managers can benefit from new technologies and open standards today while also laying a foundation for next-generation cloud computing for the future.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown

When Apple introduced the iPad, many were probably disappointed to learn that it would run the same operating system found on Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch devices. "Isn't the iPad just a big iPhone?" people wondered. Samsung has a similar problem to overcome with the Galaxy Tab. Isn't the Tab, which runs Google's Android 2.2 Froyo operating system (the same one found on nearly a dozen smartphones), really just a big Android phone? The answer is yes and no. In this slideshow, we take a look under the hood courtesy of UBM TechInsights, which provides a teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, revealing all of the major components, including the processor, the camera module and more.   View Now


Zeo Personal Sleep Coach

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Part 1: Suddenly All Computing is Parallel

Michael Wrinn's keynote from SIGCSE 2010: With parallel programming models evolving, and a variety of approaches being tried in academia and industry, flexibility is vital.   Watch

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Winning the Warranty Wars




Featured BloggeriPhone Users: Borrow An Alarm Clock This Weekend

By Ed Hansberry

If you use your iPhone as an alarm clock you might want to get a cheap alarm clock if you want to make it to work on time. There is a daylight savings bug that is causing the alarm to go off an hour later than scheduled.


How Much Do You Trust Your Employees? How Much Should You?

By Keith Ferrell

Insider fraud cost businesses 5% of their revenue in 2009, a new study reports. So ho how much should you trust -- or distrust -- your employees?

Are You Ready for Your ERP Close-up?

By Steve Kovsky

As part of a live webcast last week featuring executives from Torelli Bicycle Company, enterprise resource planning software leader SAP, and ERP implementation specialists to the small and midsize business market Navigator Business Solutions, we had the opportunity to conduct a live poll of the nearly 200 SMB companies in attendance.

RAID Rebuilds Will Kill The Hard Disk

By George Crump

We've written about it before as have others. RAID rebuild times continue to increase and as they do the very technology that made the hard drive safe for the enterprise thirty years ago may now be its undoing. The time it takes to rebuild a drive, measured in double digit hours if not days, has a critical impact on performance and data reliability. The work arounds may lead you to solid state disk faster than you originally planned.

Data Usage Drives Cellular Network Upgrades

By Paul Korzeniowski

Significant growth in data transmissions is expected to force cellular network providers to make massive investments in network upgrades, according to market research firm In-Stat. The emerging requirements could stretch their pocketbooks as well as their network capacity.

Avoiding Costly Wage and Hour Litigation

Join industry experts from Jackson Lewis LLP, Bank Systems & Technology, and Kronos as we examine the state of wage and hour practices in the financial services industry, looking at how litigation could affect you and the important role workforce management can play in your overall risk management strategy.
It happens Wednesday, November 10, 2010/ 9AM PT/12:00 PM ET
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Take Our Enterprise 2.0 Vendor Evaluation Survey -- You Could Win An iPod!

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey in order to evaluate the state of software outsourcing today. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth InformationWeek Analytics report. This survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete.
Upon completing the survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32-GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from TechWeb. Your responses will remain confidential and will only be reported in aggregate.

Survey ends Nov. 5.

Talent At Risk

Are your star players about to bolt? You need to know before the job market warms up. That story and more in the new, all-digital issue of InformationWeek's Boardroom Journal.

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