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posted in September 2010
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Global CIO: HP CEO Apotheker Has Deep Expertise But Checkered History
Commentary  |  9/30/2010  | 
HP is highlighting Leo Apotheker's experience but his ouster from SAP 8 months ago was marked by widespread customer unrest, product snafus, and awful morale among employees.
Google Extends Android Market To More Countries
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
The number of nations from which developers may submit paid Android applications is now more than three times what it was a month ago.
HP Taps Ex-SAP Head Leo Apotheker As New CEO
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Leo Apotheker, who unexpectedly resigned as CEO of SAP in February, has been named to replace Mark Hurd.
Google Turns Phone Store Into Android Gallery
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
The company's brief experiment in direct mobile phone sales has been revived as a showcase for Android devices sold by Google's partners
AT&T To Refresh GoPhone Plans
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
In advance of the Windows 7 Phone launch, the carrier will introduce new unlimited talk and text options or unlimited talk and text with metered data use on Oct. 3.
Google Releases Plans For DIY Surround Video Booth
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Immersive video structures known as Liquid Galaxies can now be built by anyone with the necessary materials and technical skills.
15 Green Tech Innovations
Slideshows  |  9/30/2010  | 
Cost-savings and energy efficiencies go hand-in-hand. The poor economy and a collective awareness of the finite resources available to the world are encouraging businesses to invest in green technologies. In fact, 60% of companies now have green criteria for their technology purchases, a Forrester Research study found. Cutting costs is the primary motivator, while real or anticipated regulatory issues and pressure from buyers also ranked high, the report said. Only 30% were driven by their desir
Cisco To Introduce Home Telepresence System
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
A $600 video conferencing system that includes a video camera and a device to connect to a HD TV will reportedly be launched by the network equipment maker.
Google Street View Reaches Antarctica
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Street View imagery now includes places on all seven of the world's continents.
ADP Service Taps IBM Cast Iron Software
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Virtualized data integration makes the connection between cloud services and on-premise ERP systems.
Zoho Integrates Business Apps With Gmail
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Available from the Google Apps Marketplace, Zoho has introduced contextual integration of its CRM, project and invoicing applications within Gmail messages.
Astronomers Discover 'Class M' Planet
News  |  9/30/2010  | 
Breakthrough suggests the Milky Way may be "teeming" with potentially habitable bodies.
Global CIO: Tibco Surges And CEO Flips Off IBM, Oracle, And SAP
Commentary  |  9/29/2010  | 
Tibco's revenue is surging toward $1 billion because "20th-century" competitors like IBM, Oracle, and SAP "just don't have the goods," says CEO Vivek Ranadive.
IBM, ADP Launch Cloud Tax Service For SMBs
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Online tax filing system will be integrated with small and medium business' enterprise resource planning sources.
Novell Upgrades SUSE Linux Appliance Toolkit
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Combined with Novell Cloud Manager, the toolkit options for building workloads as virtual appliances, strive shorten customers' path to the cloud.
Appcelerator, FortiusOne Preview Geo-Analytics Platform
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
App developers looking to leverage geo-oriented data in their software will soon have a new option.
Lawson Says Suites Beat HR Point Solutions
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Talent management system upgrade supports flexible self-service role and task delegation.
Google Predicts Advertising's Future
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Tomorrow's advertising will include more display advertising and more rich media content.
DoD Financial Systems $6.9 Billion Over Budget
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
As much as 12 years behind schedule, Pentagon officials blame the military's complexity and say that meeting Congressional audit requirements by 2017 will increase costs even further.
White House Sets IPv6 Transition Deadlines
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Moving to the next-gen Internet protocol standard will support agency modernization efforts, said U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra.
Red Hat Releases Fedora 14 Beta
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Laughlin is the sole beta of the latest Linux operating system, slated to debut in November.
Web 2.0 Expo: O'Reilly Says Have Fun, Invent
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Tech prognosticator believes researchers need to get less granular and focus on projects that will inspire them to create the next big thing.
Microsoft Office For Mac To Ship Oct. 26
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Individual and family editions of the Apple desktop productivity suite can be preordered now.
Global CIO: HP's $130-Billion Gamble
Commentary  |  9/29/2010  | 
While HP's steeply calculated risk to hold its annual analysts' day without a CEO shows guts, it also lets IBM, Oracle, SAP, and Cisco to continue setting the IT agenda.
RightScale Launches Cloud Package For Developers, Testers
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Front-end cloud management offerings expanded with server combinations for Java, PHP, Ruby, .Net software development.
Google Provides Kill Switch For Gmail Threading
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Conversation View, a feature that set Gmail apart from Hotmail and Yahoo Mail, soon will be optional.
CA Technologies To Acquire Hyperformix
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Beyond broadening the tools it offers to build and manage internal cloud environments, adding the capacity management software specialist should bolster CA's ability to manage virtualized environments.
Document Foundation To Take OpenOffice Code Outside Oracle
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
The code base for the open source look-alike suite to Microsoft Office has been moved outside Oracle by a new foundation, which claims it will further develop it.
SAS' Answer to Pervasive BI: Microsoft Outlook
Commentary  |  9/28/2010  | 
I recently attended the SAS BI User Connect Conference to learn about new product capabilities. One of the improvements I was most excited about is a new version of the SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office that offers tight integration with Outlook... SAS appears to be ahead of the market in leveraging Outlook as a way of making BI more pervasive...
HTC Merge Headed To Verizon
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
The CDMA version of the HTC Desire Z, known in the U.S. as the T-Mobile G2, may be joining the carrier's lineup based upon leaked photos and a model number.
IT Vendors Slow To Adopt Social Media
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Amazon Consulting reports that only one-third of IT vendors are using social media as part of their marketing and partner communications strategies.
SSA Faulted For Lax Records On IT Purchases
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Auditors can't determine whether Social Security overpaid or underpaid for thousands of Hewlett-Packard computers.
Commerce Department Awards $206 Million For Broadband
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
The agency's final round of Recovery Act broadband funds have been earmarked for "middle mile" projects, which connect broad regional areas.
Web 2.0 Expo: Flash, HTML 5 Converging
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
The competing Web technologies have sparked an Internet cold war, but a detente could be on the horizon as capabilities merge.
Global CIO: HP Pressure-Cooker: The Top 5 Priorities For Tuesday's Call
Commentary  |  9/28/2010  | 
While analysts have lots of probing questions for today's call with HP, here are the make-or-break topics: analytics, cloud, mobile, data centers, and who's the new CEO.
State of Minnesota Moves To Microsoft's Cloud
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
More than 30,000 employees will migrate to services-based e-mail and collaboration.
Red Hat KVM Virtualization Powers Banking Startup
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Financial services firm Ganart's experience with the open source code as the basis for its check cashing kiosks indicates how Red Hat is positioning itself for growth in private clouds.
Sony Ericsson Drops Symbian
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Google's Android OS has been the focus of new platform work, though the company will continue to support Symbian phones.
Segway Company Owner Dies In Scooter Accident
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Jimi Heselden is remembered for his philanthropy and for the role of his company played protecting British and coalition soldiers.
QuickBooks 2011 Now Available
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Intuit's financial software adds features to save business owners and accountants time, including customer "snapshots," batch invoicing, new payment tools and mobile access.
Microsoft Dumps Windows Live Spaces For WordPress
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Move raises questions about Redmond's ability to provide homegrown solutions for the Web 2.0 market.
Shipwire Announces Web Based Order Management Tool
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Businesses can create and manage shipping orders from multiple locations and use different e-commerce providers and shipping services with the free Shipwire Anywhere service.
Apple Dominates Tech Headlines
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
A study of mainstream news organizations' technology coverage shows enthusiasm for Apple and a focus on positive stories slightly more often than negative ones.
Sociable BI: Could 'Tableau' Become a Verb?
Commentary  |  9/27/2010  | 
Tableau visual data-analysis software embodies sociable BI, business intelligence that prizes accessibility, ease-of-use, and power, with a strong measure of collaboration and sharing, per Tableau Software's "Business Analytics For All" tag line. Does that mean that "Soon we'll say that we 'tableau' data the way we now say we 'google' for information"?
Windows Phone 7 Release Date Nears
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Speculation over when devices based on Microsoft's new mobile operating system will hit the market is heating up.
Global CIO: Larry Ellison Is Rewriting The Golden Rule Of IT Strategy
Commentary  |  9/26/2010  | 
Ellison defies conventional wisdom by promising that extreme dependence on a single IT vendor (that would be Oracle) doesn't kill you and in fact will make you stronger.
VAR Dynamics Combines CRM, Mobile Access
News  |  9/24/2010  | 
SaaS-based TenDigits MobileAccess for Dynamics CRM provides access from Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch and RIM's BlackBerry.
DoJ Settles Tech Hiring Pact Case
News  |  9/24/2010  | 
Apple, Adobe, Google, Intel, Intuit, and Pixar are again free to cold-call each other to lure away skilled workers.
Android Outlook Brighter Than iOS, Developers Say
News  |  9/24/2010  | 
Apple's iOS still gets better marks than Android in most areas, but developers see Android as having a more promising future.
Toad Database Tool Gets Eclipse Extension
News  |  9/24/2010  | 
Bridging between Oracle and other relational database systems and frequently used NoSQL systems, Quest has undertaken a two-pronged approach to enlarging Toad's role in building database apps.
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