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  Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Between The Lines ColumnistAndroid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: Brilliant Thievery?
By Eric Zeman
Google rolled out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on Wednesday. What's in, what's out, and what features did Google steal from the competition?

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Galaxy Nexus: 5 Features That Are Ice Cream Cool
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: 5 Most-Wanted Features

Top 10 CIO Priorities
Which issues are top of mind, or should be top of mind, for CIOs? Consider this list, gleaned from discussions with scores of U.S. and Indian CIOs, as well as from our own research.

Web 2.0 Summit Rewind: 25 Memorable Quotes
The top thinkers and innovators from the technology world appeared on one stage to provide smart insights, ask provocative questions, and make funny quips. Enjoy.

Clouds Vs. Outsourcing: The Next Battleground
Clamor for private cloud services from infrastructure-as-a-service providers threatens traditional outsourcing firms like HP and IBM.

Dell Bets On Windows 8 To Take On iPad
CEO Michael Dell said Microsoft's OS has better chance than Android in the tablet market.

What's Next For Google+
Vic Gundotra and surprise guest Sergey Brin tell Web 2.0 Summit crowd what's ahead--including Google+ brand pages.

GSA Loses $2.5 Billion Cloud Contract Fight
The end result may let the feds require U.S.-only, government-only clouds.

Sharing Wi-fi Is Easy With Connectify
Turn any PC with a wireless connection into a hotspot with this free but full-featured Windows 7 app.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man. -- Henry David Thoreau

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Sharing Wi-fi Is Easy With Connectify
Managed Services Deliver Cost Savings And Control
Essentials for Succeeding with Cloud-Based Services
Microsoft's Ballmer Trashes Android, Touts Skype
Broken State of Backup
Virtual Event: Gathering And Analyzing Security Intelligence In The Enterprise

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Posted By TreeInMyCube:
"Amazon put a stake in the ground with the Kindle Fire, and Dell could do the same with a Windows 8 tablet. If their device is too close in price to the iPad, people will say, 'Meh, I'll pay the $20 more and get an iPad.'"
In reply to: Dell Bets On Windows 8 To Take On iPad
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Posted By KMT:
"If we were to believe Steve Ballmer about those using Android we would have millions of computer scientists in this world. Including my 8 years boy who loves playing Android apps on his tablet and phone."
In reply to: Microsoft's Ballmer Trashes Android, Touts Skype
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DOWNLOAD DARK READING'S DIGITAL ISSUE
Sensitive data is scattered in forgotten corners of your IT infrastructure. Find and protect it before it winds up in the wrong hands.

Also: • The Practical Side Of Data Defense
• Dueling SIEM Deals
• Poor Marks For Training Programs

And much more, exclusively in our October 10 Digital Issue

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ANALYTICS & WHITEPAPERS
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Managed Services Deliver Cost Savings And Control
Companies that have implemented or are evaluating managed print services look to the model for its ability to reduce costs and increase end user productivity. However, IT teams need to be aware of security and scalability when selecting a partner.
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Key Steps To Safeguarding Your VM Disk Files
We provide best practices for backing up VM disk files and building a resilient infrastructure that can tolerate hardware and software failures. After all, what's the point of constructing a virtualized infrastructure without a plan to keep systems up and running in case of a glitch--or outright disaster?
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Essentials for Succeeding with Cloud-Based Services
Cloud computing does more than just reduce costs-- it offers new opportunities to create innovative service options and improved customer relationships. Learn why Communications Service Providers are especially well-positioned to reap the full benefits of the cloud.
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Enterprise Social Collaboration: Why is it Bad?
Many companies fail to achieve what they set out to do. While there are many articles and blog posts on how to succeed, few address the core issues that get in the way of success. This paper targets business leaders who struggle with business planning and execution, and explains the root causes and the myths that don't impact success.
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MOST POPULAR NEWS
Microsoft's Ballmer Trashes Android, Touts Skype
At the Web 2.0 Summit Tuesday, Steve Ballmer took aim at Google, calling Android an OS for computer scientists. But that's not all he had to say.

Galaxy Nexus: 5 Features That Are Ice Cream Cool
Samsung unveils first smartphone to ship with Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich OS pre-installed. Initial specs suggest it will be a serious challenger to iPhone 4S.

12 Top Big Data Analytics Players
When data grows into the tens or even hundreds of terabytes, you need a special technology to quickly make sense of it all. From Hadoop to Teradata, check out the top platform options.

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: Brilliant Thievery?
Google rolled out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on Wednesday. What's in, what's out, and what features did Google steal from the competition?

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: 5 Most-Wanted Features
Google and Samsung are primed to reveal the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS Tuesday evening. Here's what I really want.

 

SLIDESHOWS

Firefox 8 Beta: Visual Tour Mozilla now upgrades Firefox every six weeks. Get up to speed on the most significant changes in the beta of Firefox 8.   View Now

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12 Top Big Data Analytics Players
8 IT Hiring Strategies Of Top CIOs

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VIDEOS
Q&A: Reid Hoffman, Partner at Greylock, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of LinkedIn
Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman for LinkedIn, sits down at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco to have a Q&A with John Battelle   Watch

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High Order Bit: PepsiCo Inc. -- Frank Cooper and Shiv Singh
The Co-Founders of Quora have a conversation with John Battelle

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WEBCASTS
Broken State of Backup
Data protection industry analysts agree that "backup is broken." In this webcast we'll identify key areas where current backup models are failing and how to resolve those issues. It happens Thursday, October 20, 2011 -- Time: 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET More Information & Registration

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS
Virtual Event: Gathering And Analyzing Security Intelligence In The Enterprise
In this all-day virtual event from InformationWeek and Dark Reading, experts will offer detailed insight in how to collect security intelligence in the enterprise, and how to analyze and study it in order to efficiently identify new threats as well as low-and-slow attacks such as advanced persistent threats.
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Cloud Connect Is Coming!
Learn about the latest cloud technologies and platforms from industry leaders and thinkers at Cloud Connect. It takes place in Santa Clara, Calif., Feb. 13-16.
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