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Web 2.0 Summit: Intel CEO Expects PC Sales Surge

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TOP STORY: Web 2.0 Summit: Intel CEO Expects PC Sales Surge

MORE NEWS: Web 2.0 Summit: Fed CTO Talks Healthcare IT

ANALYTIC REPORT: Alternative IT: Software's New Reality

WHITEPAPER: Best Practices for Webinars

BLOG: Sun Plans To Cut 3,000 Jobs

WEBCAST: Cut the Cost of IT Infrastructure and Grow Your Company

RESOURCES: Take Our Survey: You Could Win an iPod Touch!

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 Friday, October 23, 2009 



"It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't."
~ Martin Van Buren 


Web 2.0 Summit: Intel CEO Expects PC Sales Surge

Paul Otellini sees businesses moving to replace their aging hardware and promise in moving to a more distributed approach to healthcare.


Web 2.0 Summit TV Live

Web 2.0 Summit: The Browser Is What Matters

Web 2.0 Summit: Google Unveils Social Search

Web 2.0 Summit: Facebook Bets On Wisdom Of Friends

Web 2.0 Summit: Fed CTO Talks Healthcare IT

Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra says government spending on IT can help cut healthcare costs and improve care quality.

Ballmer: Windows 7 Is Simple, Snappy, Secure

Microsoft CEO extols operating system's ease of use as software maker moves beyond Vista.

Web 2.0 Summit: The Browser Is What Matters

Google's Sundar Pichai provides some hints about his company's upcoming browser-based Chrome operating system.

Ericsson Profits Drop 71%

The wireless equipment maker was hit with sluggish sales and declining results from its joint venture with Sony.

GE Launches Healthcare Technology Fund

Healthcare IT, including electronic medical records and clinical information systems are among the fund's priorities.

Nokia Sues Apple Over iPhone

The suit claims the iPhone infringes on 10 Nokia patents involving wireless data, speech coding, security, and encryption.

AT&T's Profits Dip, But iPhone Sales Surge

Growth in wireless data services helped offset declines in traditional voice and data offerings.

EU Online Music Pact May Be Model For U.S.

Amazon, EMI, Apple, and Universal took part in the agreement, which could have ramifications for U.S. regulatory action.



Alternative IT: Software's New Reality

CIOs are more receptive than ever to new software models - and not because they're trendy.

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Featured Report

10 Steps To Effective Data Classification

In this edition of the InformationWeek Informed CIO series, we reveal how to keep your classification initiative on track.

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Best Practices for Webinars

Ensure your next webinar is a success by following these best practices, which cover everything from setting the agenda and crafting invitations, to post-event follow-ups and re-engagement efforts.
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Service Desk Consolidation Insight

If your enterprise has multiple service desks in different geographies using disparate, disjointed tools and supporting diverse but possibly overlapping constituencies, you may be wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars every year. See how service desk consolidation can help you eliminate the waste.
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Sun Plans To Cut 3,000 Jobs

Posted By Charles Babcock

Sun has disclosed in regulatory filings that it plans to cut 3,000 jobs from its workforce over the next 12 months, as it awaits the go-ahead on its takeover by Oracle. It's cut 7,600 workers in three rounds of layoffs over three years, according to SEC filings. Will this mark the end of the downsizing?


Adobe's Opportunity

Posted By Thomas Claburn

Like most CEOs of public companies, Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe, isn't the most compelling interview subject because he's too guarded about what he says.

Web 2.0 Summit: How To Scale Apps The Facebook Way (Video)

Posted By Fritz Nelson

As critical and operational applications drive today's business, one of the biggest challenges most organizations face is how to scale those applications (especially as they become distributed) and their data. Facebook is a great example of one of the most distributed, massive applications around. At Web 2.0, Facebook's VP of Engineering, Mike Schroepfer, talked about how they tackle this challenge.

Alternative IT

Posted By Mary Hayes Weier

Cloud Computing. SaaS. They're such over-used marketing words that they've become the butt of jokes (Larry Ellison on YouTube, anyone?). But hopefully the hype machine hasn't generated too much noise to drown out the fact that there have been some significant, permanent changes in how CIOs view software. At InformationWeek, we call it Alternative IT.

Network Neutrality Forces: Rules Good For Business

Posted By Michael Hickins

The network neutrality forces are trying to make the case that regulations will be good for business -- even for the likes of AT&T and Verizon, which are quite frankly the targets of the Federal Communications Commission's rulemaking proposals.


Cut the Cost of IT Infrastructure and Grow Your Company

Discover how WAN optimization can not only offer a lower TCO but also deliver new capabilities, better performance, and enable significant ongoing cost savings. Join us for the webcast to see whether you too can overcome your current challenges and establish your company among the leaders in your field. It happens October 27, 2009 @ 9:00 AM PT/ 12:00 PM ET
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Take Our Survey: You Could Win an iPod Touch!

InformationWeek Analytics is conducting a survey on virtualization and business continuity. It takes only 5 minutes to complete. Everyone who takes part will be eligible to win an iPod Touch. Hurry though: The survey only runs through Oct. 23, 2009.

Making The Business Case For Windows 7

Find out when Windows 7 will be right for your enterprise. If you're weighing whether or not to migrate to Microsoft's new operating system, then be sure to check out the InformationWeek Business Case For Windows 7 virtual event.

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Image Gallery: DIY Linux With SUSE Studio

All you need to create your own SUSE-based Linux distros is a web browser that runs Flash, a decently fast Internet connection, and some working knowledge of Linux.

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See All The Latest IT Innovations At Interop New York

Register for Interop New York and see the full range of IT solutions to position your organization for growth. At the Jacob Javits Center, Nov. 16-20, 2009.

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