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Top 20 Android Productivity Apps; Toshiba Android Tablet


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TOP STORY: Top 20 Android Productivity Apps

MORE NEWS: Toshiba Introduces Android Tablet

ANALYTIC REPORT: Research: 2010 Strategic Security Survey

WHITEPAPER: Simplifying Data Center Through Virtualization: Strategy Revealed

SLIDESHOW: Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain

VIDEO: Intel Parallel Advisor Overview

BLOG: Is The Smartphone The OS Or The Hardware?

WEBCAST: Software Asset Management for the CxO

RESOURCES: Take Our Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Survey

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

 
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TODAY'S TOP STORY

Top 20 Android Productivity Apps


Android handsets are pouring onto the market every day and there's a deluge of Android apps competing to fills those screens. To sort through the storm surge of app choices, we've trolled through the Android Market to hauled in 20 Android apps that no business user should be without.

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Top 15 Google Apps For Business

Android, iPhone Users' Preferences Differ

12 Essential Android Apps For SMBs

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Toshiba Introduces Android Tablet


The Folio 100 has a 10.1-inch diagonal display and runs Google's Android 2.2, which supports Adobe Flash, a key differentiator from Apple's iPad.

Motorola Takes Another Shot At Apple

Motorola has published another full-page ad for one of its Android devices, and takes a poke at the iPhone's inability to access Flash.

Pricing Could Determine Samsung Galaxy Tab's Fate


Samsung has not released official pricing for its new Android tablet, but its business partners are publishing prices that exceed $1,000 for the seven-inch Tab.

Dell's 3PAR Termination Fee Could Fuel Storage Acquisition

HP won the bidding war for 3PAR, but Dell will pocket a $72 million termination fee that could help fund purchase of another storage provider and bolster Dell's aggressive move into IT services.

Google Plans 'Wave in a Box'

Would-be Wave users will soon see the project's open source code packaged for easier deployment.

Jobs Bets Big On Apple TV


$99 console will offer television downloads as well as streaming content from Netflix, YouTube, and Internet radio.

Toshiba Recalls Laptops Due To Overheating Risk


Updated BIOS released to detect faulty power harness in certain Satellite model notebooks.

HP Better Positioned Against Cisco With 3Par Acquisition


Addition of storage vendor will aid Hewlett-Packard in achieving its "Converged Infrastructure" focus on storage, server, and networking.

Global CIO: Danger, Danger, Larry Ellison: The T-Shirts Are Coming!

Instead of campaigning to marshal support against Ellison's Java plans, Java creator Gosling has trivialized the issue with his insipid T-shirt "protest."

Sharp Demos 3D Camera Phone

Similar to the Apple iPhone 4 or Samsung Galaxy S in design, the prototype mobile device has a glasses-free 3D parallax screen and multiple 3D cameras.



ANALYTIC REPORTS & WHITEPAPERS

FEATURED REPORTS

Research: 2010 Strategic Security Survey

We've weathered years of stagnant budgets and personnel cuts. Could proof of a massive, sophisticated network of organized attackers formidable enough to drive Google out of China finally open management's eyes to just what it will take to protect our data in the coming decade?

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Research: WAN Optimization

The notion of converged services-everything over IP-along with distributed workforces and the buzz around private clouds and data center consolidation have created a perfect storm of stress on the WAN. Are optimization appliances, physical and virtual, the answer? Nearly 600 business technology professionals weigh in.

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Simplifying Data Center Through Virtualization: Strategy Revealed


By making infrastructure and data centers more efficient, IT departments free up money for innovation. Virtualization is a vital tool for implementing a data center efficiency strategy, as illustrated by the tips in this comprehensive report.
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Defining Data Center Efficiency: Taking Virtualization to the Next Level with Automation


Virtualization without automation leads to missed opportunities. Next-gen data centers must respond with lightning speed to business needs. Wait days or weeks between the time demand is created and the time the solution becomes available is no longer acceptable. Find out how companies are automating on standardized, open x86 platforms to prepare for growth-without ripping and replace existing infrastructure.
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Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain

Highlights of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research as it appears in "Global Threat, Local Pain," our report assessing whether the high-profile infiltration of corporate networks worldwide (Google China leaps to mind) is forcing execs to reconsider their security strategies and pony up related resources.   View Now

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8 Big Data Deployments In Detail

Slideshow: InformationWeek SMB Makeover Goes "On Location"

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TODAY AT THE BLOG


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Is The Smartphone The OS Or The Hardware?

By Jim Rapoza


Ask someone what kind of desktop or laptop they own and they will most likely respond with the operating system name. And it used to be that if you asked about their smartphone, they would probably respond with the hardware name. But that may be changing.

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A Bolder, Brassier VMware Emerges From The Cloud


By Charles Babcock

Around the breakfast table at VMworld, attendees from places like Calgary, Little Rock and Charleston, S.C., remarked on how Ubuntu, Microsoft and Red Hat were barely visible at the show this year. Microsoft had a little booth I never succeeded in spotting; Red Hat had a 10-by-10 on the perimeter. It all suddenly seemed so obvious.

Samsung Picks Android, Windows Phone 7 Takes Hit

By Ed Hansberry


Samsung announced on Thursday that they plan to focus their development efforts on Google's Android platform and their own Bada platform. Up until now, Samsung has been a solid partner of Microsoft's. They aren't leaving Windows Phone 7 behind, but they are only planning one device running Microsoft's new software. As for Symbian, don't count on it.

Equinux, JAMF Upgrade iPhone, iPad Provisioning Platforms

By Jake Widman


Tarmac, the iOS provisioning solution from Equinux, has added a security feature, while the next version of JAMF's Casper Suite will take advantage of the new management features in iOS4.

Let The Contractors In

By J. Nicholas Hoover


Contractors deserve a voice in the series of upcoming TechStat review sessions the Office of Management and Budget has launched to fix high-risk IT projects across the federal government.


WEBCASTS

Software Asset Management for the CxO


This webinar tackles the value proposition for Software Asset Management (SAM), balancing risks and costs with the benefits of a well-governed SAM program. Attendees will receive clear, practical guidance on how to assess their software environments and address software management issues with realistic, effective and efficient solutions leveraging technology, processes, people and governance
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It happens Tuesday, September 14, 2010 -- 8:00 AM PT / 11 AM ET

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS


Take Our Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Survey


This fall, the leaders of the public and private sectors will convene at Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C., to discuss government's critical challenges. Request an invitation to join this unparalleled group of influencers and help shape the future of health care delivery, cybersecurity, financial regulation, and education.


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Register Today For Web 2.0 Expo


Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

It happens in Washington DC: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

It happens Sept. 27-30

Tapping Into Commercial Clouds


Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

It happens in Washington DC: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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