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TOP STORY: Hands-on With RIM Playbook at CES

MORE NEWS: CES: Verizon CEO Foresees Smarter Networks

ANALYTIC REPORT: Outlook 2011: IT Trends to Watch

WHITEPAPER: Business Agility Through Application Lifecycle Management

SLIDESHOW: Slideshow: CES 2011: Aliens, Prime Rib And A Digital Experience

VIDEO: Lenovo's Win7/Android-based Tablet/Notebook Hybrid

BLOG: Amazon Preparing Android Application Store

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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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Hands-on With RIM Playbook at CES


After months of waiting, RIM finally let us touch, feel and use its Playbook tablet at CES; its first foray into the tablet market. As tablet hardware goes, this one stacks up nicely.

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13 Technology Predictions For 2011

Our In-Depth Coverage of CES 2011

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CES: Verizon CEO Foresees Smarter Networks


Tomorrow's networks will make content available more widely and more easily, but there may be a cost.

Motorola Hopes To Tackle Apple With Xoom Tablet


Motorola came out swinging at CES with its first tablet, the LTE-packing and Android 3.0 Honeycomb-powered Xoom.

CES 2011: NEC's Android Tablet Twist Is Dual-Screen


CES has already seen its fair share of new tablet announcements, even before the show officially starts. NEC's offering is something quite different. But for now, it's just a prototype.

InformationWeek CES Coverage Starts Here!

Down To Business: CES Goes Over The Top With 'Greenest' Claims


Are there no limits to the industry's sanctimonious eco-friendly posturing?

CES: Microsoft CEO Highlights Winning Bets


Thanking Microsoft's one billion customers, Steve Ballmer showcased his company's success in 2010 and promised new innovations.

Windows 8 Too Late For Slates?


Microsoft will adapt the next version of its operating system for use in ARM-based tablets, but by then it will be well behind Apple and Google in tech's hottest new market.

Global CIO: Larry Ellison Should Acquire Dell (And 10 Other Crackpot Ideas)


The acquisition would triple Oracle's revenue and spike its market share, says Motley Fool. But, there's just one problem: the deal would be a terrible fit.

Amazon Expands Cloud Computing Support, Drops Prices


To provide more personalized service to companies using its infrastructure for production systems, Amazon Web Services has lowered pricing on two plans and introduced new high end and low end plans.

Predictions For Business Analytics In 2011


Forrester's plans for covering self-service, pervasive, social, scalable, cloud and real-time analytics in the coming year.


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ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

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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FEATURED WHITEPAPERS

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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Slideshow: CES 2011: Aliens, Prime Rib And A Digital Experience

Aliens greeted journalists at the Digital Experience event adjacent to CES in Las Vegas, where impressive gear, software, and multicolored martinis were on display.   View Now

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Slideshow: CES TechWeb Suite Sneak Peek

Slideshow: CES Unveiled, Cool New Products

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VIDEOS

Lenovo's Win7/Android-based Tablet/Notebook Hybrid
At CES 2011, David Berlind caught Lenovo showing-off a hybrid tablet/notebook (the tablet snaps out of the clamshell which is more like a dock). At the flick of a switch, the tablet instantly changes from Windows 7 to Android (they run side-by-side).
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Motorola's Atrix 4G is Powerful Enough to Run it's own Laptop

3M Shows Off Its Bendable Multi-Touch Display Technology

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Featured BloggerAmazon Preparing Android Application Store


By Ed Hansberry

With millions of applications flying off of the virtual shelves daily, Amazon is looking to get a piece of the action. Soon Android users will be able to buy apps from Amazon's soon to be launched marketplace.

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Virtual WAN Optimization


By George Crump

Returning to our discussion on virtual appliances one of the areas where we are seeing a lot of use of virtual appliance technology is in the WAN optimization market. WAN optimization has been atop the project list whiteboard for many data center managers. WAN connectivity is expensive. By optimizing utilization of the WAN you can either lower your WAN connectivity bill or at least delay the need to upgrade it.

Can A Kindle Be An SMB Tool?

By Lamont Wood


Considering its long battery life, its portability, its legibility, and the fact that it can display PDFs from a PC, it really looks like it ought to have some business use.

Six Keynote Speakers Highlight HDI's 2011 Annual Conference

By Daniel Orley


IT service and technical support pros -- from seasoned directors to frontline analysts -- will discover valuable insights about how formal procedures, processes, and industry tools can improve service and support performance at the annual event headlined by these six dynamic speakers.

NetGear Beefs Up Wireless Router Line

By Paul Korzeniowski


Competition in the wireless access market has intensified as it has matured. To try and maintain its current momentum, NetGear rolled out four devices, with an emphasis on support for higher transmission speeds and a wider variety of connectivity options.

Amazon Preparing Android Application Store

By Ed Hansberry


With millions of applications flying off of the virtual shelves daily, Amazon is looking to get a piece of the action. Soon Android users will be able to buy apps from Amazon's soon to be launched marketplace.


WEBCASTS

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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Risk, Compliance, and Next-Generation Threats Executive Security Seminar Series
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Executive Security Seminar Series
Hackers are getting better at their jobs every day.
How do you know which new threats pose the greatest dangers?
How can you find out what the latest attacks look like
and how they might affect your enterprise? How can you
begin to build up your defenses? Join us for this executive
breakfast and walk away with insights and new ideas on
how to protect against the latest wave of cyber attacks
and prioritize your security efforts.
Thursday, January 27th - San Francisco
Risk, Compliance, and Next-Generation Threats Executive Security Seminar Series


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