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Smartphone Security Smackdown | Zynga's Unusual Cloud

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  Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistZynga's Unusual Cloud Strategy Is Key To Success
By Charles Babcock
Zynga depends on Amazon's cloud at a critical juncture -- as it launches a new game.

Zynga Seeks More Than $1 Billion In IPO
Lessons From FarmVille: How Zynga Uses The Cloud

Smartphone Security Smackdown: iPhone Vs. Android
How do Apple iOS and Google Android stack up on security? Both could take one lesson from RIM, says Symantec security expert.

iPad Generates 1% Of Global Internet Traffic
Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices now account for 5% of all worldwide browsing sessions, according to the latest numbers from NetMarketShare.

Social Networks: Many Friends Isn't Always More Valuable
Fewer, more meaningful, relationships are better when building an online community.

Cloud Computing Services: Feds Get On The Bandwagon
Three Infrastructure as a Service offerings are now available from, although agencies may find the ordering process a bit strenuous.

Google+ Face Off: Android App Vs. iOS Browser
When Google+ launched this week, Google also released an application for Android devices. iOS devices have to make do with the browser version for now. Is it any good?

How 'Social Layer' Unites Enterprise Applications
Telligent Enterprise 3.0 social networking platform promises to build on organizations' existing software, rather than replacing it.

Feds Debut Energy Management Site
Energy.Data.Gov, launched despite recent budget cuts, is aimed at inspiring people to use clean energy and become more efficient in their consumption through the release of information about federal energy usage.

Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it. -- Russell Baker


How 'Social Layer' Unites Enterprise Applications
Feds Debut Energy Management Site
2011 State Of The Data Center
Small Business IT Security: Outsource or In-house?
Oracle Mobile App Warms Over Hot BI Suite
Find an Assured Unix Platform For Oracle Applications with SPARC and Solaris
Live Event: InformationWeek Healthcare IT Leadership Forum

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2011 State Of The Data Center
Data centers face increased resource demands and flat budgets. IT can do more to boost efficiency, but now is also the time to rethink the assumptions that go into traditional data center designs. We show you steps you can take today to squeeze more from what you have, and also provide guidance on building a next-generation data center.
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Deduplication To Optimize Disaster Recovery
Designing infrastructure for business continuity and disaster recovery requires a mix of business and technological savvy. Deduplication at the disk and the network level can make it easier to move and store critical information in your DR environment.
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Small Business IT Security: Outsource or In-house?
Download this whitepaper to discover the 5 cost considerations, 6 best practices to security selection and whether your small organization is best suited for in-house security or for external managed security.
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CISO Guide to Next Generation Threats
Over 95% of businesses unknowingly host compromised endpoints, despite their use of firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), antivirus and web gateways.Read this paper and learn how to regain the upper hand against next-generation attacks.
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Oracle Mobile App Warms Over Hot BI Suite
The number-two player in business intelligence software upgrades products and applications after racking up significant sales gains in 2010.

LulzSec Successors Press On, Hitting Viacom, AZ
Hacking groups Anonymous and #AntiSec mount attacks on media companies and a previous LulzSec government target.

ONC Solicits Feedback On Health IT Strategic Plan
Public comments are due April 22 on the plan, which outlines how the federal government will implement health IT initiatives over the next five years.

6 Tips To Maximize SaaS Value
Host Analytics' CFO says the midmarket firm's software as a service overhaul is more about technology sophistication and using tools previously only available to the enterprise than cost cutting.

Apigee: A Speed Lane To Safer Mobile Purchasing
Apigee's API management system makes it simpler for even small companies to implement PCI-compliant APIs--a vital requirement for mobile commerce transactions.



Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Top 10 Enterprise Concerns
Is Microsoft Office 365 ready to rumble with the ease of use and lower cost of archrival Google Apps? Consider this point-by-point comparison for enterprises.   View Now

8 Great Collaboration Tools For HR
HP TouchPad Tablet: Visual Tour


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HP TouchPad Tablet: Hands-On Demo
HP's new TouchPad tablet is a bit bulkier than the iPad 2 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, but it is fast and its WebOS operating system is easy to use and powerful, with some innovative features. Here's our hands on demo, including some fun apps.   Watch

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Cloud Service
Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess Demos Wizdom's New SampleWiz and Jams



Find an Assured Unix Platform For Oracle Applications with SPARC and Solaris
This webcast will examine how Oracle SPARC servers and Oracle Solaris are engineered to provide optimal performance for Oracle software and why they offer an attractive alternative to other Unix platforms. Learn about Oracle's 4 year roadmap for SPARC servers and how Oracle's clear strategy can help you simplify your IT infrastructure and deliver better support for most important business applications. More Information & Registration

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Live Event: InformationWeek Healthcare IT Leadership Forum
Join us on July 12 in New York City, for this day-long event where senior IT executives will come together to discuss how they're advancing state-of-the-art healthcare. Prominent CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders will engage with an audience of their peers in an open discussion of EHR implementation challenges, decision support initiatives, the latest in mobility and cloud computing, and much more.
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Virtual Event: Business Mobility Unleashed
Zero in on the top mobile technologies and techniques to ensure your organization thrives in the wireless world. Attend this virtual event and learn about strategies and products that offer remote user applications support, Wi-Fi management, security features, and device management.
It happens Thursday, July 14 -- Register Today!

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