TODAY'S TOP STORY
The Top 10 Security Predictions For 2011
More malware, botnets, and mayhem, including online protests and political attacks, are in store for this year, according to security experts.
• Cyber Warfare Risks Overblown
• 'Ransomware' Threats Growing
Private Clouds Taking Off
Evidence is accumulating that as public clouds gain strength, enterprises are increasingly interested in building their own clouds in the data center.
Global CIO: HP's New Strategy Will Intensify Battles With IBM And Oracle
HP will pump up investments in high-growth technologies and shift some top-level managers as part of new CEO Leo Apotheker's growth strategy.
Facebook Amends Rules For Access To Phone, Address
Privacy concerns voiced by users prompt the company to revise its plan to let Facebook apps access users' home addresses and mobile phone numbers.
Windows Phone 7, Collateral Damage Edition
Verizon getting the iPhone is cruelly timed torture for Microsoft and Windows Phone 7, already facing an uphill battle against Android and other smartphones.
Oracle Set To Release 66 Patches
Quarterly security update includes fixes for 28 products, including critical vulnerabilities in Audit Vault, JRockit, Solaris, and WebLogic.
HP webOS Tablet May Ship In February
Software acquired through Palm will unify all the company's mobile devices under a single OS.
Bitrix Brings Collaboration Into Cloud
Virtual Appliance 2.0 lets SMBs add social networking to the platforms that host email and customer relationship management.
Microsoft Steps Up Competition With Dynamics CRM 2011
Can aggressive online pricing make a dent in Saleforce.com's fast growth and evolving social and mobile appeal?
Steve Jobs Should Be Apple's Last Rock Star CEO
His vision and design instincts laid the groundwork for the device maker's historic turnaround, but now Jobs' company needs a different kind of leader to grow beyond its fanboy base.
EMC 'Doubles-Down' On Storage
A series of product launches highlights the seemingly insatiable hunger for enterprise storage.
iPad 2 Speculation Mounts
By Eric Zeman
As we inch closer to the first anniversary of the original iPad's announcement, reports on what features will make it to the iPad 2 begin to pile up.
PlayBook's PIM Problem
By Eric Zeman
RIM's forthcoming tablet lacks the same live BlackBerry Enterprise Server access that its BlackBerries enjoy
Aerohive Networks Buys Cloud NaaS Provider
By Paul Korzeniowski
Cloud computing has become all the rage recently. In response, Aerohive Networks, a wireless LAN supplier, acquired privately-held Pareto Networks, which had developed Network as a Service (NaaS) offerings.
Windows Phone 7's Biggest Competitor - Windows 8?
By Ed Hansberry
The biggest threat to Windows Phone 7 may not be Android, iOS or any other smartphone platform. Instead, it may come, indirectly at least, from Microsoft. With ARM support coming to Windows 8, at least one manufacturer is considering this an opportunity to try creating a phone running the just-announced platform.
Backup Deduplication 2.0 - Power Savings
By George Crump
In our last entry we opened a discussion of what is needed as we move into the next era of backup deduplication and focused on integration to backup software. Another area that is becoming increasingly important is to be able to lower the power requirements that disk backup deduplication hardware requires. Power is a pressing issue in the data center and disk backup systems need to address those concerns.
iPhone, iPad Users Download ~60 Apps Each
By Eric Zeman
Data compiled by Asymco indicates that the average iOS device user has downloaded more than 60 applications -- and the rate is accelerating.