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The iPad and Rethinking PC Performance Specifications

April 05, 2010 |
The iPad launch went rather well this past weekend. There are some mixed reviews and a few initial problems (overheating and connectivity,) but this was generally a good launch. This brings in a new
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Another E-Mail Policy Cautionary Tale

April 05, 2010 |
It's a given that employees in the United States don't usually have a legitimate expectation of privacy in e-mail sent and received via a company account on company machines or hand-helds. But what
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Survey Shows Shift in Disaster Planning Priority

April 05, 2010 |
CIOs and IT managers worth their salt are no doubt aware of the importance of planning for business continuity and regularly backing up business data. However, the exact nature of threats that SMBs
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Energy Efficiency Requires More than Just Lip Service

April 05, 2010 |
Quick quiz: How important are energy costs to your organization's bottom line? And how many of you know how consumption will be affected by planned upgrades? The reason I ask is that new research is
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Spreadsheets Versus Compliance

April 05, 2010 |
One of the core issues that plagues most companies is their over reliance on spreadsheets to run the business. The spreadsheet is probably one of the greatest applications ever invented. But like
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Google Gives Buzz Users Another Chance to Change Privacy Settings

April 05, 2010 |
I admire Google's willingness to admit its mistakes with Google Buzz privacy settings (or lack thereof in the beginning) but the "double check your privacy settings" prompt expected to roll out to
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Before You Rush Out to Buy That iPad

April 04, 2010 |
There are already several innovative mobile products on the market that offer a lot of the functionality (and sometimes more) that is getting all the hype for the iPad.
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Real Questions to Ask BI Vendors Before You Buy

April 04, 2010 |
Our Ann All asked a variety of sources about the best questions to ask potential BI providers, and she was surprised at how useful much of the feedback was.
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Facebook Is Not the Whole Game -- Other Social Networks for Business

April 04, 2010 |

You may have never heard of these 10 social networks, but you should give them a look.

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Crosscheck Models Cloud Computing Performance

April 04, 2010 |

Tool leverages monitoring software to model application performance on various cloud platforms.

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Reining in IT Energy Consumption

April 04, 2010 |
Survey results show that 53 percent of organizations do not take energy costs into account when developing their IT budgets.
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Reining in IT Energy Consumption

April 04, 2010 |

Avanade study finds major gap between awareness of IT energy costs and ability to manage them.

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Appeals Court Sides with eBay in Tiffany Counterfeit Suit

April 02, 2010 |
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeal decided not to reverse a lower court ruling that found eBay was not responsible for counterfeit goods sold on its auction site. According to InformationWeek,
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Managing Developers in an Agile World

April 02, 2010 |

When it comes to application lifecycle management, the challenge is becoming how to create an environment where diverse development approaches can be managed cooperatively.

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Elan Sues Apple Over Multitouch Tech

April 02, 2010 |
It's funny how almost every time a new Apple product is poised for release, Apple will find itself the subject of yet another intellectual property lawsuit. Not long ago it was Nokia and patents
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Microsoft Training Expands to Massachusetts, New York

April 02, 2010 |
Massachusetts and New York are offering free computer training to nearly 100,000 people through Microsoft's Elevate America program, reports CivSource.   Vouchers are available at career centers
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Corporate Twitter Account Policy

April 02, 2010 |
Social media can be a boom or a bust for your business-you decide.
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Five Business Continuity Misconceptions that Could Be Disastrous

April 02, 2010 |
It's not all about floods and earthquakes, and you can never assume you are truly prepared.
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Shuttleworth Gives Ubuntu 10.10 a Code Name

April 02, 2010 |
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth revealed in a blog post that Ubuntu 10.10, which is scheduled to arrive in October, will be code-named Maverick Meerkat. While Ubuntu 10.04, which will be released
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Washington Passes Law to Shore up Retail Data Security

April 02, 2010 |
eSecurity Planet reports that Washington joins Minnesota and Nevada in passing legislation that will allow banks to recover certain costs and damages from retailers and credit card processors that
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