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SAP Delivers Promised Analytic Appliance
HANA is the application vendor's first step in a multi-year plan to reinvent enterprise IT with in-memory computing.
• Jury Decides: SAP To Pay Oracle $1.3 Billion
• Global CIO: SAP's Striking Turnaround Triggered By Customer-Centric Strategy
• SAP co-CEO McDermott co-Apologizes to Oracle
'Hacktivist' Claims Credit For WikiLeaks Attack
Perpetrator says DDOS strike was in retaliation for site's disclosure of sensitive U.S. government documents to media outlets.
IBM In Hybrid Chip Breakthrough
Technology could lead to exaflop computing--systems that can perform one million trillion calculations per second.
Google Editions Coming Soon
The book business is about to get a wake up call from Google.
Cisco To Acquire Network Management Software Provider LineSider
Deal will boost Cisco's business in building and deploying secure cloud computing infrastructures.
General Services Administration Picks Google For Email
The first major federal agency to move its email to the cloud agency-wide offers the latest evidence of the emerging cloud email market.
BlackBerry OS Surpassed iOS Internet Usage In U.S.
According to a new study by StatCounter, BlackBerry users made up the largest portion of mobile internet users in the U.S. during November.
Google Says Bad Publicity Now Hurts Search Ranking
A change in the company's search algorithm aims to prevent abusive merchants from profiting from online infamy..
HP Ditches Windows Home Server
Microsoft-based MediaSmart systems will give way to new line of products powered by Palm group's WebOS technology..
Verizon Targets Business Users With LTE Launch
Verizon Wireless plans to launch its Long Term Evolution network on December 5, and is initially taking aim at the enterprise.
Federal Cybersecurity Spending To Hit $13.3B By 2015
Increased threats and lack of qualified security professionals will drive a 9.1% annual growth rate over the next five years, finds Input report.
Google Earth 6 Debuts
The latest update of Google's geo-software includes better Street View integration and 3D trees.
Jumo Launch Overloads Servers
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes' social network that connects charities with donors left users waiting as an unexpected number of visitors strained servers.
FCC Net Neutrality Vote Set For Dec. 21
Battle lines are drawn as Republicans react to FCC chairman Genachowski's proposal for regulating broadband Internet providers, but stops short of reclassifying broadband as a telecom service.
Kindle Rapidly Losing Share To iPad
E-reader market penetration for Apple's tablet computer has increased 16 percentage points since August, while Amazon's device has fallen almost an equal amount, a consumer survey shows.
Air Force X-37B 'Mini' Shuttle Prepares To Land
Nine months after its launch, the unmanned space vehicle is scheduled to return to Earth this weekend after its first secret mission.
Ralink Rolls WiFi Chips For Mobile Devices
The high-performance, low-power processors will support less expensive, small form factor wireless consumer electronics, including cell phones, cameras, gaming devices and tablet PCs.
Windows Phone 7 Update To Be "Massive" - Maybe
By Ed Hansberry
Even before Windows Phone 7 was released, Microsoft was already working on its first update. According to one well known developer for Windows Phone and other Microsoft technologies, the update "is going to be MASSIVE!"
Verizon's VERIS Aims To Push Security Beyond Fuzzy Numbers
By George Hulme
When it comes to sharing data in IT security the bad guys always seem to be way ahead. They employ far-flung networks used for sharing stolen data, buying and selling exploits, and information on how to launch successful attacks. However, when it comes to enterprises sharing attack and breach incident data there has not been a lot of sharing going on.
SMB Printers Now Have Apps
By Lamont Wood
Hands-on review shows that the approach has some merit, if using paper as an output device is not too retro for you, and if they can improve reliability.
Mobile Employees Should Be Aware Of Mobile Threats
By Keith Ferrell
Threats targeting mobile devices are growing as the holidays get under way. Time to make sure your employees have their mobile guards up.
Constant Contact Builds Partner, Customer Bases
By Michele Pepe-Warren
Constant Contact, a provider of marketing and survey tools for SMBs, has upped the ante by integrating its product offerings with social media and marketing services from the likes of HootSuite, Yelp, and Foursquare.
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Driving Stronger Business Productivity Through Next Generation End User Computing
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