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Will India, China Remain Top Spots for Offshoring?

April 02, 2010 |
India was smart enough to recognize an opportunity to expand its IT outsourcing business during the late 1990s by selling its services to North American companies scrambling to prepare their systems
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Navigating the Nuances of Being a Black IT Professional

April 02, 2010 |
To the extent that it's presumptuous for a middle-aged white guy to write a blog post about what it's like to be an African American working in the IT profession, let me begin with a disclaimer that
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Audit: FBI Sentinel System Facing More Costs, Delays

April 01, 2010 |
The Associated Press reports that the FBI's $451 million Sentinel case management system is getting slower and costing more, according to a Justice Department audit. Reuters quotes the report as
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Google to Allow Developers Access to Gmail with User Consent

April 01, 2010 |
Facebook has gotten all kinds of grief lately for continually tweaking its privacy settings to give users less control over how their information is used. Earlier this week, the social networking
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Core Wars: The Battle to Change the Virtual World

April 01, 2010 |
This week the core wars got started with AMD launching a new Opteron part with a whopping 12 cores that, amazingly enough, fit into the same thermal envelope (meaning it's as cool as) its prior
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Security of Information Technology Resources Policy

April 01, 2010 |
Unauthorized access is a critical issue to address both proactively and in response.
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Changing the Way Organizations Work

April 01, 2010 |
While there is some significant potential for application social-networking tools in the enterprise, the challenge is finding the best way to use these tools to augment existing business processes
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Early MeeGo Build Released to Developers

April 01, 2010 |
The first code for the MeeGo operating system was released to developers today. The MeeGo Linux platform was announced in February when Intel and Linux divulged the merger of Moblin and Maemo.  
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DoT Proposes Permanent Ban on Texting by Commercial Drivers

April 01, 2010 |
According to The Associated Press article on Newsvine.com, the Transportation Department is looking to make permanent a ban on texting by interstate truck and bus drivers. The agency had announced an
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Feds Propose Cloud Security Program

April 01, 2010 |
An inter-agency working group has proposed a new effort, called the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Pilot, or FedRAMP, that would allow agencies to sign up for a new, centralized
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Getting Past Cloud Economics

April 01, 2010 |
There are many good reasons to shift storage over to the cloud, but the question remains whether large numbers of enterprises are ready to take the plunge just yet. After all, it's not easy to give
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Groundwork Adds Ubuntu Appliance to Lineup

April 01, 2010 |

Provider of monitoring software uses popular Linux distribution to power appliance.

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Audit Finds FBI, DoJ Failing on Identity Theft

April 01, 2010 |
eSecurity Planet reports that an audit by the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General found that the "various efforts" by the FBI and Justice Department to fight identity theft crimes
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Novell's Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft Dismissed

April 01, 2010 |
A U.S. District Court judge for the District of Maryland has dismissed Novell's final two antitrust claims against Microsoft, according to Datamation.   The long-running suit claimed that
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IBM, Verizon Team on Cloud-Based Storage

April 01, 2010 |
IBM and Verizon unveiled Managed Data Vault yesterday. The cloud backup service provides secure, reliable daily backups and quick recovery of enterprise information. The solution combines Verizon's
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Symantec: Conficker Still a Significant Threat

April 01, 2010 |
On the year anniversary of the Conficker (aka Downadup) "activation" date, Symantec is warning users that the botnet could still "wreak havoc," reports V3.co.uk.   Last year, there was much hype
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RIM's Increased Revenue Fails to Wow Wall Street

April 01, 2010 |
Research in Motion reported increased revenue and earnings for its most recent quarter, but analysts worry about the tough competition it faces. Despite strong international sales, the performance
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Microsoft Finds 1,800 Office Bugs with Fuzzing Botnet

April 01, 2010 |
In what Microsoft has formally dubbed Distributed Fuzzing Framework, the company was able to tap into the unused computing power of idling PCs to run millions of "fuzzing" tests, uncovering more than
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Report: Execs Need to Be Involved in Cyber Security Decisions

April 01, 2010 |
According to a new report, executives who aren't involved in cyber security decisions pose a major threat to bottom lines. Lat year, security firm Finjan warned that the cost of cyber crime is
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Smartphone Sprawl to Challenge IT

April 01, 2010 |
For the IT team, it�s really just one more complication. They�ve already got a selection of Blackberry devices to manage, and they�ve got all those iPhones, and they may be dealing with some Palm devices for their members with tiny hands.
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