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What Could Doom The IT Recovery?

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TOP STORY: Down To Business: What Could Doom The IT Recovery?

MORE NEWS: Government's Cybersecurity Role Gets Mixed Reaction

ANALYTIC REPORT: Google's China Affair

WHITEPAPER: Performance and Availability for Business-Critical Applications

BLOG: Motorola To Become Leading Android Supplier

WEBCAST: Vendor Webcast: Mass Notifications Systems: Uses and Considerations

RESOURCES: Image Gallery: The iPad Unveiled!

InformationWeek Daily

 Monday, February 1, 2010 




Telepresence is turning video communications into a near in-person
experience. This report identifies best practices for selecting
and implementing telepresence systems and examines bandwidth,
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We also include an ROI model that lets you test several video
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Down To Business: What Could Doom The IT Recovery?

The economy (stupid). Absent more responsible and disciplined fiscal policies, the U.S. tech rebound will be a short-lived phenomenon.


Bill Gates: Recovery Will Take Years

Global CIO: Glimmers Of Growth In Outlook 2010 Research

Forrester Says Tech Recession Is Over

IBM Adds 5,000 Jobs In India


Government's Cybersecurity Role Gets Mixed Reaction

A survey of critical infrastructure executives finds mixed views on government's role in cybersecurity in the private sector.

Search Keywords Mean Business

Businesses that focus on branded searches may be missing out on the visitor traffic that comes from generic search terms.

Microsoft Enterprise Sales Fizzle

Redmond posted record quarterly revenue, but most of the growth was driven by a recovery in consumer sales.

Mobile Handset Sales Rebound

Manufacturers shipped 15% more mobile phones in the fourth quarter of 2009 than in the third quarter, researcher says.

Bill Gates Donates $10 Billion For Vaccines

Microsoft founder says 8.7 million children can be saved if they're given access to crucial pharmaceuticals.

Informatica Buys Siperian, Reports Strong Earnings

The data integration firm steps into the master data management market with the $130 million acquisition.

"It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating."
-- Oscar Wilde 

Sybase Reports Record Earnings, Updates Adaptive Server

The company's flagship relational database product now offers in-memory capability for sensitive transaction-based operations.

CA Names McCracken Chairman

CEO William E. McCracken assumes the role of chairman after a unanimous board vote.



Google's China Affair

From the moment Google revealed the targeted attacks out of China on it and 20 other companies, fingers have been pointed and verbal volleys lobbed. While there's no evidence that the Chinese government was behind these attacks, they're nonetheless a contentious political issue. Our coverage takes a look at both the technical and political ramifications.

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Featured Report

Assessing Apple's iPad

Is Steve Jobs' latest creation a game-changer or an incremental but worthy advance? We appraise the device's strengths and shortcomings, and consider its disruptive potential in the mobile and netbook segments.

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Performance and Availability for Business-Critical Applications

This report discusses the challenges facing today's businesses and explores how a sophisticated Application Performance Management solution locates problems at their source with minimal computing overhead.
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Provide IT Support From Your iPhone

See how the LogMeIn Ignition app for iPhone provides top-notch IT support by accessing computers even when you're away from them.
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Motorola To Become Leading Android Supplier

Posted By Ed Hansberry

Motorola is predicted to become the leading supplier of Android devices, pushing HTC to the number two spot. Motorola got real serious with Android with the launch of the Verizon based Droid and it looks like that is paying off.


Six Things To Like About The Apple iPad

Posted by Eric Zeman

The iPad is certainly missing a lot of features, but there's still plenty to like. Here are six features of the iPad that I think many will find appealing.

Google Makes Calling Directly From Ads Easier

Posted By Eric Zeman

Heaven forbid we actually have to dial a phone number any more. That would be awful. Google is saving smartphone owners, once again, from exercising their thumbs by adding a click-to-call feature directly in mobile ads.

HTC Makes Sense Available To Its Magic Phone

Posted By Eric Zeman

Those who jumped on the Android bandwagon early by purchasing the HTC Magic when it hit store shelves in mid-2009 take heed. HTC has made a new version of the system software available for the Magic, and it includes HTC's Sense user interface.

Phishing Attacks Steadily Rise

Posted By George Hulme

A report this week shows the number of phishing attacks continue to climb, year over year. Ditto for the number of Web servers dishing out malware. And the country that hosts the most phishing sites? That one just may surprise you.


Vendor Webcast: Mass Notifications Systems: Uses and Considerations

(Sponsored By Avaya)

Pipelines burst, government officials resign, blackouts darken hospitals, or a supply chain comes to a screeching halt. When these events occur, organizations require the tools to instantly notify employees and organizational stakeholders about situational status and what action individuals need to take.

Join our discussion on this critical issue, by learning about next-generation tools available to enterprises requiring instant, enterprise-wide communication.

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Image Gallery of the Week 

Image Gallery: The iPad Unveiled!

Check out our extensive gallery of snapshots from the unveiling of Apple's new tablet.

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