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InformationWeek Daily  
  Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Between The Lines Columnist 5 Hottest Smartphones: CES Day One
By Eric Zeman
Smartphone makers announced more than a dozen new phones at CES on Monday, including many models with LTE 4G. Here's a look at the sleekest devices.

CES Day One: Best Tablets
CES Day One Brings Wireless Toys, Dancing Robots

Oracle Makes Big Data Appliance Move With Cloudera
By partnering with Hadoop software and support provider Cloudera, Oracle gets a fast start in the big data market.

Tips For Multi-Platform Mobile App Development
New Forrester report has advice for enterprises supporting the consumerization of IT.

Passphrases A Viable Alternative To Passwords?
Some experts say they are, but technological and cultural issues bar the path to passphrases.

Google Marries Google+ To Search Results
Google's own social network will now mingle with search results--which will soon include Google+ photos, posts, profiles, and pages. New privacy choices accompany changes.

Get More From IT Vendor Salespeople: 4 Tips
I pity the vendor who wastes my time. But if you try to dodge all of those sales phone calls and emails, you're missing an opportunity.

U.S. Shelves H-1B Visa Talks With India
India has been voicing concerns that visas for tech workers are becoming too hard to obtain. Now trade talks are postponed indefinitely.

Chip Makes DNA Sequencing Affordable
The Ion Personal Genome Machine is affordable, as these things go, and can sequence a DNA sample in just 2 hours.

Violent men have not been known in history to die to a man. They die up to a point. -- Mohandas Gandhi


U.S. Shelves H-1B Visa Talks With India
Chip Makes DNA Sequencing Affordable
IT Pro Impact: Windows Developer Road Map
40 Ways to Make Your Data Center More Efficient
CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
Maximize ROI with Database Consolidation onto Private Clouds
We're Accepting Nominations For The InformationWeek 500

Posted By hoapres:
The cynic in me says that we are going to see more and more dubious claims of "Happy Days are here again" "We have a skill shortage", etc. to justify granting even more H1B Visas."
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Posted By melgross:
"The excuse of different hardware isn't a good one. Apple, for example has the same OS version on three generations of phones with very different hardware and performance."
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IT Pro Impact: Windows Developer Road Map
Ready to catch the Metro? Windows 8 is a major shift, with features borrowed from desktop gadgets and mobile devices, and it brings a slew of new paradigms for developers. Here's what you need to know.
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Featured Report
Research: Physical and Logical Security Convergence
As employees become more dispersed, physical security measures need to evolve and merge with logical controls. But our trending shows a stunning dearth of innovation and investment in technologies, as well as a lack of integration with SEIM systems. In this report, we'll shed light on this often overlooked but important part of any security posture.
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40 Ways to Make Your Data Center More Efficient
Managing a multitude of computer systems is not easy, but there are ways to make your data center more efficient and responsive to change. Download this eBook to learn 40 strategies for optimizing and streamlining your IT infrastructure.
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IDC Whitepaper: Improving Power and Cooling Efficiency in the Data Center
With the launch of its new Data Center Smart Grid in June 2010, HP is continuing to push the boundaries of what its technology can deliver. A central aspect of the Data Center Smart Grid is Thermal Logic, a holistic approach to improving power and cooling efficiency in the IT infrastructure, designed to help companies reduce energy consumption, reclaim unused datacenter capacity, and extend the life of their datacenter.
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CES 2012 Preview: 16 Hot Gadgets
Here's a sneak peek at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show's array of gadgets, from dream cameras to clever iPhone cases--and even a cycling computer that promises you a beach-ready body.

CES 2012: Elegant Gadgets Abound
Check out the coolest gadgets from CES Unveiled 2012.

Windows 8 Meets Eye-Tracking At CES 2012
Tobii eye-tracking technology lets you control certain PC or tablet tasks with your eyes, not your hands.

Social Malice: One In 60 Facebook Posts Are Malicious
LinkedIn users feel safest, according to new social networking data gathered by Barracuda networks--but not for long.

10 Epic iPad Apps
Apple's iPad completely changed the way people think about tablets and mobile computing. These 10 must-have iPad apps will help you understand why.


CES Day One Brings Wireless Toys, Dancing Robots
At The Pepcom Digital Experience event at CES 2012, the theme was western and the gadgets were wireless.   View Now

CES 2012: Elegant Gadgets Abound
12 Enterprise IT Resolutions For 2012


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How Do I: Create a Website Using the WebMatrix Tool?
This video demonstrates how you can create a new web site using the WebMatrix tool.   Watch

MSDN Bytes - Site Pinning
MSDN Bytes - Ease of IE 9 Feature Implementation



Maximize ROI with Database Consolidation onto Private Clouds
Join Oracle experts Willie Hardie and Mark Townsend as they explain the business case for a private database cloud and describe the architectures that best suit your business and IT requirements. It happens Thursday, January 26, 2012 -- Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET More Information & Registration


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InformationWeek is conducting our third annual State of Enterprise Storage survey on data management technologies and strategies. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an Apple 32-GB iPod Touch.
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