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Apple WWDC: 17 Cool Innovations
By Fritz Nelson
Apple unveiled useful tweaks and new ideas at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Take a peek at our favorites, from MacBook Pro to iOS 6.
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Windows 8 To Run Windows 7, And Vice Versa
Microsoft TechEd keynote demonstrates how developers can use Win8's built-in hypervisor to test software on old and new versions of the operating system.

FAA Picks Microsoft Office 365 Private Cloud
CSC wins $91 million, seven-year deal to move 80,000 Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Transportation employees to Microsoft's cloud productivity suite.

Social Software Emphasis Shifts To Getting Work Done
Gartner's Larry Cannell previews the social workplace trends he will be speaking about at this year's Enterprise 2.0 Boston.

4 Critical Missteps When SMBs Talk To Venture Capitalists
Venture funding can supercharge the growth of small tech firms and other startups. Here's how to avoid killing your chances with potential investors.

Dell Storage Forum Brings Wave Of New Products
With its new EqualLogic blade storage, vStart blade datacenter system, and migration services, Dell strives for performance and cost efficiency.

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Apple iOS 6: Best New Features
Cloud or Premise Based Contact Center -- Which is Right for You?
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Windows 8 Vs. The World
Microsoft's ambitious new OS tackles servers, PCs, and mobile devices. On the server side, we dig into the latest offering: Microsoft has boosted the capabilities of Hyper-V, streamlined management, and made other changes that IT will appreciate.
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Risks of Social Media
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Getting Ahead of the Compliance Curve
Compliance is a fast-moving target, and it's getting harder to keep up. Meanwhile, IT budgets are getting leaner as organizations strive to increase cost efficiency and the emergence of cloud-based services has increased the complexity of compliance management. Given these challenges, learn why many organizations are taking a “checklist” approach to addressing compliance requirements in silos.
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Apple iOS 6: Best New Features
Apple showed off tons of new features in iOS 6 at WWDC, including some hoped-for improvements and several complete surprises.

Apple Mac Pro Update Panned
Apple's first Mac Pro update in two years disappoints users hoping for more at Monday's WWDC. But this may not be the end of the line for the Mac Pro.

Apple WWDC: New MacBooks, iOS 6, Mountain Lion
At its Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple did not roll out a new iPhone, but unveiled plenty of iOS 6 news plus new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.

HP-Oracle Itanium Trial: Why Oracle Can't Lose
Oracle's larger plan behind its decision to cease porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-base servers becomes clearer as the trial proceeds--and it's devastating for HP.

 


SLIDESHOWS
Windows 8 Tablets: Computex Sneak Peek
From Acer to Lenovo, hardware makers showed off early versions of Windows 8 tablets at the Computex tradeshow. Take a look.   View Now

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iPhone 5 Predictions: The Best And Worst
Google Chromebook, Chromebox: Visual Tour

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VIDEOS
Huawei Continues To Take On Cisco In The Enterprise With CloudEngine
Chinese manufacturer, Huawei, announced CloudEngine, a data center switch, at Interop Las Vegas 2012, further demonstrating its intention to go toe-to-toe with Cisco.   Watch

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McAfee Adds Scale, VMWare Support To Security Platform
Gigamon Visualizes Virtualization Traffic

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Cloud or Premise Based Contact Center -- Which is Right for You?
No model is one-size-fits-all, so this webcast will analyze the different deployment options -- from premises to cloud and in-between -- to help you identify which technology makes the most sense for your needs. It happens Thursday, June 13, 2012 More Information & Registration

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Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics
At our interactive InformationWeek Virtual Event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to put big data to use in ad hoc analyses, what-if scenario planning, customer sentiment analysis, and the building of highly accurate data models to drive better predictions about fraud, risk, and customer behavior.
It happens June 28

InformationWeek 2012 Windows 8 Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey on Windows 8 adoption. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an 16-GB Apple iPad.
Survey ends June 15

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