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Windows Phone 7 Gets $400 Million Boost; A Case For Virtualization

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TOP STORY: Windows Phone 7 Gets $400 Million Boost

MORE NEWS: A Case For Virtualization: Roswell Park Cancer Research Institute

ANALYTIC REPORT: Research: State of Storage 2010

WHITEPAPER: Microsoft Access 2010 Cost Benefit Analysis

SLIDESHOW: 8 Big Data Deployments In Detail


BLOG: The Secret Sauce of Cybersecurity

WEBCAST: Content Assessment: Critical First Steps to Gaining Control

RESOURCES: Gov 2.0 Summit

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Monday, August 30, 2010


"The way you see them is the way you treat them and the way you treat them is the way they often become." -- Zig Ziglar



Windows Phone 7 Gets $400 Million Boost

Microsoft is pulling out all the stops when it comes to marketing its forthcoming smartphone platform.


Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Revealed

Microsoft Readies Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

BlackBerry's Threat From Windows Phone 7?


A Case For Virtualization: Roswell Park Cancer Research Institute

The following case study is the second of our five-part series on the gains and pains of server virtualization.

Paul Allen Sues Google, Apple, Others Over Patents

AOL, eBay, Facebook, Netflix, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Staples, Yahoo and YouTube are also named in the patent infringement lawsuit filed by the Microsoft co-founder's firm, Interval Licensing LLC.

HP Raises 3Par Bid To $2 Billion

After Dell matched its $27 a share offer, HP increased upped the bid to $30, positioning 3PAR stockholders to reap more than a 200% premium.

Global CIO: Dell Trumps HP For 3Par, Saves Know-Nothing Columnist

Give up, Dell: HP will never let you win the fight for 3Par, I was about to write. Then, proving I'm a fool, Dell won the jackpot. Or did it?

Icahn Increases Stake In Motorola

Buying another $86 million in stock has increased financier Carl Icahn's holdings to 10.4% of the company, according to a SEC filing.

Top Military Official Outlines Pentagon's Cyber Strategy

As cyber threats to government mount, the Department of Defense is developing a comprehensive strategy to deal with them.

FTC Settles Fake iTunes Reviews Case

The deal calls for the removal of the fake iTunes app reviews created by Reverb Communications.

Google Fixes Gmail Bug That Kept Sending Emails

Emails were being dispatched to the same recipients, sometimes multiple times per day, even when deleted from Gmail, resulting in spam warnings and blacklisting.

Canon Intros DSLR Camera With Adjustable LCD

EOS 60D adds features for the advanced amateur, including a "vari-angle" screen, full HD video, and in-camera RAW image processing.

25% Of Malware Spread Via USB Drives

Email and peer-to-peer networks also rank as significant venues for malware attacks, which have increased slightly in the U.S. but declined in Europe, according to Panda Security.



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Research: State of Storage 2010

Budgets may have been slashed, but the recession hasn't dampened the growth of enterprise data and related storage requirements. Too bad, then, that our infrastructures aren't keeping pace. In this report we analyze survey results and discuss technologies that can help storage managers do more with less.

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Best Practices: Managing Application Security, Performance

The quest for cost savings and greater productivity per dollar spent has given rise to a mix of legacy, virtual, cloud and SaaS environments in enterprise infrastructures. The downside: Managing availability of business-critical applications and ensuring snappy performance across this diverse landscape has become a highly challenging endeavor for IT. We outline a 10-step plan to cut through the complexity.

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Microsoft Access 2010 Cost Benefit Analysis

Although Microsoft Access can be used to create desktop applications, its Web development features are lacking. In this white paper, we consider the costs of putting an existing Access app on the Web, and then we provide an alternative.
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Enterprise Risk Management for Financial Services

Download this whitepaper to better assess and manage risk enable accurate asset valuation, prevent data loss and fraud, increase transparency, and optimize compliance.
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8 Big Data Deployments In Detail

What does it take to move into the era of large-scale data analytics? Data warehousing experts from Barnes & Noble, BNP Paribas, Cabelas, McAfee and more share insights on innovative big-data deployments.   View Now


Slideshow: InformationWeek SMB Makeover Goes "On Location"

Who Should Hewlett-Packard Buy?


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RAD Studio XE

Dr. Dobb's talks with Mike Rozlog, Product Manager of Delphi Solutions, about Embarcadero's upcoming RAD Studio XE release.   Watch


Team Torelli Progress Report #1

Navigator Integration Team Progress Report #1




Featured BloggerThe Secret Sauce of Cybersecurity

By J. Nicholas Hoover

More than half the cyber forensics analysts with government security clearances in the United States work for General Dynamics, which does about $2 billion in annual cybersecurity-related business. Too often, though, what's behind work like that done by General Dynamics is obscured.


Buy Storage From A Storage Vendor

By George Crump

As a company gets larger it becomes increasingly difficult for it to innovate and storage is a market that thrives on innovation. It has not become commoditized like the server market despite multiple predictions to the contrary. Server vendors have repeatedly bought their way into storage attracted by the higher margins. My recommendation is to resist and buy your storage from a storage only, or at least mostly, vendor.

Finding Your Company's Social Data

By Jim Rapoza

So you've decided that some form of enterprise social networking application would be a good fit in your business and help keep employees connected and improve collaboration? Great, but once you've done this, you should make sure that you have some view into how well your employees are embracing social networking.

Windows Phone 7 Gets $500 Million In Support

By Ed Hansberry

After Windows Vista, Microsoft had a bit of a rebirth with Windows 7. That momentum is carrying forward into Windows Phone 7. Microsoft has committed over half a billion dollars to help launch the platform this fall. The funds are spread across marketing, developers, handset makers and likely carriers to ensure the platform gets the largest smartphone platform launch in history. Will that translate into sales for the platform?

Good Ideas Make Good Products

By Dave Methvin

In a recent blog entry, Om Malik argues that Apple's success comes from the fact that it doesn't target markets, but instead makes products with people in mind. I don't think it's the targeting that makes the products successful, but the ideas they embody and the insight of the people who built them.

Server Field Becoming An SMB Market

By Lamont Wood

The latest figures indicate that the server market is rapidly turning into an SMB market. Long-term, that's good news for SMB users.


Content Assessment: Critical First Steps to Gaining Control

This webcast will provide attendees with an overview of new dynamic analysis technologies that aggregate, correlate visualize and explore unstructured content and records. Content Assessment is the first critical step to alleviate the pain of the information explosion by evaluating whether it's necessary or unnecessary to the business and enable informed decisions about business value, relevance, and disposition.

It happens Tuesday, September 14, 2010 Time: 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET

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Gov 2.0 Summit

This fall, the leaders of the public and private sectors will convene at Gov 2.0 Summit in Washington, D.C., to discuss government's critical challenges. Request an invitation to join this unparalleled group of influencers and help shape the future of health care delivery, cybersecurity, financial regulation, and education.

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Tapping Into Commercial Clouds: An Executive Roundtable

Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

It happens in Washington DC: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Where do commercial cloud services fit into agency IT planning? Which cloud models, and which types of cloud applications, are of greatest interest? Join your federal government peers at this executive roundtable to explore both the opportunities and challenges that public clouds present to government agencies.

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It happens Sept. 27-30

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