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TOP STORY: First Impressions Of Windows Phone 7

MORE NEWS: Google Cars Drive Themselves

ANALYTIC REPORT: All Oracle, All the Time?

WHITEPAPER: Efficient Backups for VMware

SLIDESHOW: Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Revealed

VIDEO: Part 3: Don't Dread Threads

BLOG: Ultimate Smartphone Platform Has Been Created, Apparently

WEBCAST: Data Center Reality: One Size Does Not Fit All

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010


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First Impressions Of Windows Phone 7

Microsoft's new smartphone operating system is a complete change-up compared to the older versions. Did Microsoft go far enough?


Windows Phone 7 Hardware First Impressions

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 7 Lineup

Microsoft Set To Launch Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 To Power Slates?

Slideshow: Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Revealed

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When blade servers debuted a decade ago, vendors claimed the
flexibility IT groups needed when adding compute power to the data
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Google Cars Drive Themselves

Sit back, relax, and leave the driving to Google.

Samsung Galaxy Tab To Cost $399 With Contract

Unless consumers can buy the tablet PC for less than they'd pay for an Apple iPad, it will have a tough time competing in the crowded market.

HD7 From HTC Is T-Mobile's First Windows Phone

Microsoft, HTC, and T-Mobile on Monday announced the HD7, one of the first Windows Phone 7 devices. Stand-out features include a 4.3-inch display and a 1GHz processor.

Global CIO: Are HP And SAP Perfect Match Or Train Wreck?

Unless HP intends to become a software powerhouse, its hiring of ex-SAP CEO Apotheker makes zero sense. So where's the benefit for SAP?

Google Closing GOOG-411, Microsoft May Shut Massive

Automated directory assistance and in-game advertising turn out to be tough businesses.

Social Networks Meet Customer Service

Text analytics technologies bring Twitter and Facebook streams into mainstream CRM workflows.

Apple iOS Leads Android In Enterprise Activations

The Apple iPhone and iPad accounted for more than half of enterprise mobile device activations in the third quarter according to Good Technology.

Apple Apps Rival Prime Time TV Reach

Through iOS devices, advertisers can reach more people than many popular TV shows.

Marvell Unveils Four Channel 802.11n Chip

Addition of a fourth transmit-receive chain to the firm's Avastar chip supports up to 450-Mbps data rates over Wi-Fi networks.



All Oracle, All the Time?

Oracle is finding new ways to redefine IT strategy. And if CEO Larry Ellison has his way, that strategy includes Oracle-optimized, Oracle-configured, and Oracle-integrated systems and infrastructure. In this report, Bob Evans takes a comprehensive look at Oracle's latest strategies, including coverage of Oracle Open World, and provides analysis of the methods and madness of Ellison.

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Server Technology Hits a Crossroads

The value proposition is shifting from the processor to peripheral considerations, such as the ability to effectively implement virtualization, system manageability, and power and cooling. Find out what our State of Server Technology Survey showed before making your next implementation decision.

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Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Revealed
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Featured BloggerUltimate Smartphone Platform Has Been Created, Apparently

By Ed Hansberry

In a statement filled with more hubris than Steve Jobs would ever consider using, Google's Andy Rubin has essentially declared that Android is the last platform for smartphones that the world needs. With Microsoft announcing Windows Phone 7 today, HP readying a new version of Palm's WebOS, as well as other platform launches and relaunches, these companies sure would have saved themselves a lot of time and money if Rubin had only spoken up earlier.


No Such Thing As Free Public WiFi

By Dave Methvin

A recent feature on National Public Radio reminded me of the old Windows XP bug with the "Free Public Wi-Fi" viral networking entry and how it has plagued travelers with Windows PCs for a decade. The problem is declining as Windows XP does, but there's a simple fix for XP to get rid of it once and for all.

Insiders Still Remain Potential Powerful Threat

By George Hulme

While malware and hacker attacks continue to make the headlines, recent events remind us that insiders still pose a potent threat.

Energy Is 12 Percent of Data Center Costs, Says Gartner

By Lamont Wood

Energy is rising faster than other category of data center expenses, and the rising population of servers is blamed. Could virtualization help?

The Autonomy of Google And Facebook Services

By Jim Rapoza

At last week's TechCrunch Disrupt, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg both touted a new technology that will be key to the growth of both companies. This technology is autonomous search, which lets sites and services know what you're looking for before you even search for it.


Data Center Reality: One Size Does Not Fit All

The architecture of a data center varies considerably depending on the applications that it is designed to serve. Explore three distinct types of data center architectures -- Enterprise data centers, Hosting or IaaS data centers, and Portal or Web 2.0 data centers -- each of which is designed to support a specific business model and has its own operational goals and challenges.

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