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TOP STORY: Symantec Finds Fake Google Security Tool

MORE NEWS: Safari, IE Defeated, Chrome, Firefox Survive

ANALYTIC REPORT: 2011 Backup Survey: New Possibilities For Data Protection

WHITEPAPER: How To Drive Leads: B2B Technology Collateral Survey Report Released

SLIDESHOW: Motorola Xoom Teardown: Inside The New Android Tablet

VIDEO: Thunderbolt

BLOG: Corralsense Revamp Monitoring Line

WEBCAST: Five Jobs You Can Do Better with Intelligent Decision Automation

RESOURCES: Take Our IT Outsourcing Survey -- A 32GB iPad Could Be Yours!

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Friday, March 11, 2011

 
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Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. -- Wayne Dyer

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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Symantec Finds Fake Google Security Tool

The phony version of the Android Market Security Tool was found by Symantec on China-based, third-party Web sites that are not sanctioned by Google.

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Google Targets Android Malware Using Kill Switch

Google Removes Malicious Android Apps

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Safari, IE Defeated, Chrome, Firefox Survive

Apple and Microsoft get "pwned" again at CanSecWest's Pwn2Own hacking competition.

HP Fiddles While Microsoft Does (Really Slow) Burn


Steve Ballmer's lack of urgency toward the multiple threats facing his company is troubling.

When It Comes To Enterprise Software, It's The Contract, Stupid


Customers crying foul over big deployments gone awry often ignore the very language that defines the scope of the software offering or implementation. Here's how to smarten up.

HP Adding WebOS To Windows PCs


The world's largest computer maker is looking to leverage the millions of PCs it sells every year to build a huge platform that will prove attractive to app developers.

Symantec Finds Fake Google Security Tool

The phony version of the Android Market Security Tool was found by Symantec on China-based, third-party Web sites that are not sanctioned by Google.

M86 Launches SMB Security Suite

Packaged for organizations with up to 500 seats, M86's new Web and email security software runs on Windows Server or in virtualized environments.

N.J. Nearly Sold Used PCs With Personal Data

State computers packaged for public auction contained social security numbers, the names and addresses of children involved in child abuse cases, and other personal information, an audit revealed.

Palmisano Gets 30% Raise As IBM Shares Spike

Big Blue CEO sees compensation surpass $30 million as company stock hits all-time high.

New iOS, Fanbois And A Billion-dollar Bribe

BYTE Mobile Radio digs into this week's mobile news.

Electronic Health Records Raise Security Risks

Consumer concerns about medical information privacy may be warranted, as many healthcare providers aren't doing enough to protect their data, finds CDW survey.

Government Printing Office Overhauls Online Document System

The XML-based Federal Digital System replaces the outdated GPO Access for retrieval of official federal government publications.

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2011 Backup Survey: New Possibilities For Data Protection

Today's system administrators can take advantage of myriad new and improved data protection technologies. Learn how these new developments overcome the two biggest problems of yesterday's backup solutions, and offer inclusive protection for branch offices and remote employees.

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Application performance management products are essential for monitoring and troubleshooting critical apps. They're also very expensive. This report guides you through a TCO exercise to help you calculate the capital and operational expenses of an APM product set, including predeployment steps and consulting and IT costs. We also provide a customizable worksheet for your own calculations.

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How To Drive Leads: B2B Technology Collateral Survey Report Released


This report lays out how white papers and other marketing content is consumed and perceived among technology buyers in the B2B sector. You'll also learn:
- What content and collateral needs to be influential in 2011
- How tech buyers have been taking to video, social media, and other "new media"
- How to build a content portfolio that drives quality leads
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Motorola Xoom Teardown: Inside The New Android Tablet

UBM TechInsights recently took apart the newest Motorola tablet, the 10.1-inch Xoom. The Xoom is, suffice it to say, plenty of hardware to challenge Apple's iPad, at least as it exists today. But the competition is heating up.
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Apple Announces iPad2

Great Lost Software: 16 Gone But Not Forgotten

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Thunderbolt

Running at 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt technology can transfer a full-length HD movie in less than 30 seconds.   Watch

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Harmon.ie Bests Microsoft On Integration Of Outlook With Sharepoint

Aastra Announces Bluestar HD VideoConferencing "App Phone"

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Corralsense Revamp Monitoring Line

By Paul Korzeniowski


With networks becoming more complex, small and medium businesses are finding it more difficult to understand how their applications are performing. In response, Corralsense, a supplier of monitoring solutions, enhanced its SharePath RUM line.

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Establishing Tiered Recovery Points


By George Crump

Our last entry introduced the concept of tiered recovery points. In this entry we will go into more detail about tiered recovery points. There are typically three types of recovery points you want; instant or close to it, also know as high availability. Within a few hours via some sort of disk or tape backup and finally recovering something old, an archive. Each of these tiers need to be established and understood when they should be used.

Google Activates The Kill Switch

By Ed Hansberry


Google's comparatively lax controls on what apps make it into the Android Market have allowed dozens of malicious apps to be distributed to its users. Google is starting to fight back, but how bad is the problem?

8x8 Adds Android App

By Paul Korzeniowski


Smartphones have become key extensions to business communications systems. In response, 8x8 Inc., a hosted communications provider, added an Android application to its repertoire.

Breaking The Open Source Licenses

By Ed Hansberry


An increasing number of apps found in smartphone app repositories are based on open source. For that matter, the number one platform, Android, is itself open source. Even though open source licensing requirements are meager, a lot of apps violate the terms of the license.


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Five Jobs You Can Do Better with Intelligent Decision Automation


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Take Our IT Outsourcing Survey -- A 32GB iPad Could Be Yours!


InformationWeek Analytics is asking for your participation in our State of IT Outsourcing survey. The results of the survey will appear in an upcoming issue as well as an in-depth report. This survey will take approximately 10 minutes or less to complete. Upon completing the survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive one Apple 32GB iPod Touch valued at $299 from UBM TechWeb. Your responses will remain confidential.


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