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Tuesday, June 14, 2011











Between The Lines ColumnistBeware Angry Birds Help Offers: Malware in Disguise

By Eric Zeman

Google removes more malware from Android market after university researchers identified background spy apps -- including one that used Angry Birds frustration as bait.


Google Removes Malware Apps From Android Market

BYOD Requires Mobile Device Management

Key Reason HP's Apotheker Kicked Livermore: Services Speed

In interview last week, HP executive Ann Livermore said the services group was making progress. But not fast enough for CEO Apotheker, who just kicked her to the board.

Polycom Eyes Cisco With Lower-Cost Telepresence Options

Will Polycom take some of Cisco's unified communications market share with revamped UC Intelligent Core video services platform, VoIP, and cloud-based content management options?

VMware Woos Java Developers With vFabric 5

Jabbing at Micorsoft Azure, VMware offers more middleware flexibility to developers who produce applications for virtualized data centers or the cloud.

White House Unveils National Smart Grid Strategy Framework

The Obama Administration has revealed four key pillars for enabling a next-generation power grid, including consumer empowerment and guarding cyber threats.

BYTE Wireless Radio Digs Into Apple WWDC: Special Report

Jobs says it will all just work, but iCloud and other announcements sound vague and, well, cloudy.

IT Fails To Help Nursing Home Patients: Study

A recent clinical study suggests that health IT did not translate into direct benefits for patients in terms of quality of care.

The Challenge: Exploit Health Data, Create Innovative Apps

Organizations like Walgreens, Aetna, and the National Cancer Institute are pushing developers to use government data to help improve the nation's health.

Google Buys Admeld: But Will Publishers Swoon?

Publishers have long complained that Google steals their content and drives down ad prices. With Admeld, Google aims to charm, by solving ad management headaches.

The moment somebody says to me, "This is very risky," is the moment it becomes attractive to me.
- Kate Capshaw


The Challenge: Exploit Health Data, Create Innovative Apps
Google Buys Admeld: But Will Publishers Swoon?
At The Crossroads: 2011 State Of The Data Center
Ten Errors To Avoid When Commissioning A Data Center

Slideshow: 12 Worst Government Websites

Virtualize Without Compromise
You Don't Want To Miss Enterprise 2.0 -- Boston, June 20-23


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At The Crossroads: 2011 State Of The Data Center

Data centers face increased resource demands and flat budgets. IT can do more to boost efficiency, but now is also the time to rethink the assumptions that go into traditional data center designs.

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Cloud Security: Understand The Risks Before You Make The Move

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Ten Errors To Avoid When Commissioning A Data Center

Proper execution of the commissioning of a data center is a critical step in determining how the data center operates as an integrated system. The documentation produced is the single, most enduring value added deliverable in a data center's operational life. Discover the ten most common errors that prevent successful execution of the commissioning process.

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The Intelligent Data Operating Layer for Enterprise Search

The Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) sits above an organization's data and serves as a scalable and secure platform for forming a conceptual and contextual understanding of all content in an enterprise. Download this technical brief to review a solution that goes beyond retrieval and leverages all critical information for maximum benefit, while promoting enterprise-wide compliance to minimize the risks inherent in the growth of content.

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Slideshow: 12 Worst Government Websites
Many governments and agencies have been striving to make their Websites more up-to-date and accessible, but some remain shocking examples of bad user experience.

Apple Steps Into Lodsys Case: What's Next?
Fighting back against patent trolling, Apple intercedes in a suit that could damage its relationship with iOS developers and reduce revenue.

HP Shakeup: CIO Mott Out, Livermore To Board
Big management shuffle at HP has several key executives now reporting directly to new CEO Leo Apotheker and brings the departure of Randy Mott, who transformed HP's IT operations as CIO.

Obama To Close 50% Of Federal Websites
Say goodbye to the website of Fiddlin' Forresters, an old-time string band made up of U.S. Forest Service employees. It's on a hit list as the White House targets wasteful spending.

Samsung Chromebook: Hands-On Visual Tour
Finally, the Samsung Chromebook Series 5 surfaces. Early verdict: This beautiful, slightly pricey gadget adds elegance to Google's Mobile OS.



12 Brawny Business Intelligence Products For SMBs

Business intelligence isn't just for the big boys anymore. Check out our short list of star SMB options, from easy-to-deploy SaaS choices to affordable versions of the biggest BI suites.
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Samsung Chromebook: Hands-On Visual Tour

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