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ANALYTIC REPORT: Outlook 2011: IT Trends to Watch

WHITEPAPER: 5 Best Practices to Optimize Server Infrastructure Costs with Virtualization

SLIDESHOW: Top 15 Data Visualization Tips

VIDEO: Man Versus Machine

BLOG: Windows Easy Transfer is Boon for SMBs

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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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

 
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Social Security Data Center Approaching Collapse

An inspector general finds agency operations at high risk due to delays in upgrading its critical infrastructure and software.

RELATED INSIGHTS

Social Security Approves EHR Interoperability Technology

IRS Names Tax System Contractors

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Top Technologies To Watch In 2011, Part 1


A shift in the way we think about security, along with predictions about the death of the desktop, the rise of the "Internet of Things," and HP's rebound from the Hurd scandal are on our columnist's list of prognostications for the new year.

Global CIO: Larry Ellison's 10-Point Plan For World Domination


Revenue and profits are soaring, new products are everywhere, and as always Ellison's talking some trash--will his model become the industry norm?

CES 2011 Preview: Tablets, Smartphones, And More


The electronics industry is gearing up for the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which kicks off January 6. The leading vendors are expected to introduce a host of eye-catching new offerings. Here's what InformationWeek anticipates will be unveiled at the show.

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad x120e Laptop With AMD APU

The business ultraportable runs AMD's new E-series accelerated processing unit, which integrates a CPU and graphics processor on the same die for higher performance.

Vizio Intros Android Tablet, Smartphone

Via Plus, an application platform which will ship with all of the company's televisions, Blu-ray disc players, smartphones, and tablets, will also be demoed at CES.

Google Android Newsstand May Lift Developer Revenue

To boost the appeal of tablets and win friends among news publishers, Google may be ready to take less revenue from the sale of Android apps.

Teradata Deal Signals 2011 Analytics Trend

Aprimo acquisition matches IBM's move into integrated marketing management.

Samsung Rings Up 10 Million Galaxy S Sales

Samsung has reached its goal of selling 10 million Galaxy S Android smartphones. North America alone was responsible for 4 million Galaxy S sales.

iPhone Alarm Bug Wreaks Havoc

Apple's statements to the contrary notwithstanding, the problem does not appear to be self-correcting.

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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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Man Versus Machine

IBM Watson computing system will compete on Jeopardy! against the show's two most successful and celebrated contestants   Watch

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Trading Desk Of The Future: Advanced Stats Hit The NBA

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Featured BloggerWindows Easy Transfer is Boon for SMBs


By Lamont Wood

The Windows 7 facility makes upgrading PCs straightforward for do-it-yourselfers, as it transfers settings as well as user files.


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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