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posted in October 2009
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RightScale Refreshes Cloud Management Platform
News  |  10/30/2009  | 
It has expanded its line of server templates suitable for configuring a workload to be sent to Amazon's EC2 public cloud.
VoiceCon 2009: Tackling A Shifting Business Communications Landscape
News  |  10/30/2009  | 
The enterprise communications event, in San Francisco November 2-5, will feature deep dive sessions and keynotes from Avaya, IBM, and Siemens.
QBE Outsources Tech Ops To IBM
News  |  10/30/2009  | 
Big Blue will assume responsibility for help desk, network, and disaster recovery functions.
Enterprise 2.0: Challenging Economy Pushes Businesses Toward Better Tools
News  |  10/29/2009  | 
TechWeb's Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Nov. 2 through 5 in San Francisco, aims to connect companies with better business technology.
Amazon Introduces PayPhrase Payment Shortcut
News  |  10/29/2009  | 
Online merchants can use Amazon's passphrase payment scheme to ease the friction of online commerce.
Catbird Monitoring VMs In Amazon EC2
News  |  10/29/2009  | 
A version of Catbird's vSecurity Cloud Edition is available as an app in Amazon's EC2-approved catalog of application services.
Xerox Unveiling Enterprise Print Services
News  |  10/28/2009  | 
Xerox is expanding its enterprise print services to support home and remote locations and help enterprise customers cut costs and improve efficiency.
Google Launches Music Service
News  |  10/28/2009  | 
Look out iTunes and Amazon, Google has integrated songs into its search results.
Aruba Takes Network Management To Cloud
News  |  10/28/2009  | 
The AirWave OnDemand service enables subscribers to locate users and Wi-Fi devices and diagnose network problems.
Wipro's Profits Jump 21%
News  |  10/28/2009  | 
Chairman sees stabilizing demand and price environment for IT services.
Google CEO Imagines Era Of Mobile Supercomputers
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
The future, as Eric Schmidt describes it, belongs to smart phones and data centers.
Verizon CEO: iPhone Deal 'In Apple's Court'
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
The Verizon Wireless network is positioned to handle heavy smartphone usage, but it's Apple's call, says Verizon chief.
Google Launches Social Search
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
With Google Social Search enabled, searchers are more likely to find what friends and associates have to say about things.
Cisco To Acquire ScanSafe
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
The market for tech companies is heating up again, as Cisco strengthens its position in Web and mobile security.
FairPoint Files For Chapter 11
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
Its New England landline telephone operations, purchased from Verizon, will continue, company says.
Amazon Offers MySQL Cloud Service, Cuts Server Fees
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
In a preemptive strike at Microsoft, Amazon Web Services offers a relational database in the cloud, high-memory configurations, and cuts hourly fees for its Windows and Linux servers.
Google Voice Liberates Voicemail
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Users of Google Voice can now choose Google as a voicemail provider for existing mobile numbers, displacing mobile carrier voicemail systems in the process.
Global CIO: Why Are Microsoft, Oracle, And HP Bashing IBM?
Commentary  |  10/26/2009  | 
Mark Hurd, Larry Ellison, and Steve Ballmer have all recently taken some fairly empty shots at IBM. But if Big Blue is such a loser, why do those three CEOs keep talking about it?
Google Custom Search Engine Gets Tune-Up
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Web site owners can now take advantage of custom themes and improved metadata support for their Google Custom Search Engines.
Lockheed Locks Down Federal Health IT Contracts
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Awarded $170 million in contracts, the company will provide services for government health information technology systems.
Global CIO: Hewlett-Packard CEO Hurd's Strategy: The Infrastructure Company
Commentary  |  10/25/2009  | 
Promising that HP can combine massive scale and innovation, CEO Hurd says it will separate itself from IBM and others by having a complete end-to-end line of hardware, software, and services.
Carriers Renew Focus On SMBs
Commentary  |  10/23/2009  | 
AT&T and Avaya create a dedicated sales center for small and midsize businesses, while Sprint forms a Small Business specialty team to develop new products and services.
Google Inks Jaguar Land Rover Apps Deal
News  |  10/23/2009  | 
The automaker has purchased 15,000 seats for Google Apps, incuding Gmail.
Mozilla Unveils Raindrop Messaging Dashboard
News  |  10/23/2009  | 
E-mail used to be the Internet's killer app. Mozilla's forthcoming Raindrop software anticipates a world where e-mail has been reduced to one channel among many.
HP Prints Rare Books On Demand
News  |  10/23/2009  | 
Hewlett-Packard has partnered with the University of Michigan to make half a million hard-to-find books from the school's library available for sale over the Web.
Ericsson Profits Drop 71%
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
The wireless equipment maker was hit with sluggish sales and declining results from its joint venture with Sony.
Web 2.0 Summit: Intel CEO Expects PC Sales Surge
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
Paul Otellini sees businesses moving to replace their aging hardware and promise in moving to a more distributed approach to healthcare.
Global CIO: New Tech Firm Hiring Hundreds In U.S. To Take On The World
Commentary  |  10/22/2009  | 
Two offshore-services execs and a prominent American CIO plan to open IT-services centers across the U.S. as low-risk and and price-competitive alternatives to offshore providers.
Web 2.0 Summit: Google Unveils Social Search
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
Users of Google's search engine will soon have the option to include content created by friends in search results lists.
Web 2.0 Summit: Facebook Bets On Wisdom Of Friends
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
The informational Web is being eclipsed by the social Web, according to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Nvidia Launches 3D Rendering For Cloud Computing Providers
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
The server delivers photo-quality 3D images to any broadband-connected PC running a web browser.
Web 2.0 Summit: Bing Wins Facebook, Twitter Partnerships
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
In a blow to Google, Microsoft has secured search deals with Facebook and Twitter.
Web 2.0 Summit: GE Introduces Handheld Ultrasound Device
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
CEO Jeff Immelt showed off a forthcoming medical device called Vscan that promises to shake up the world of medical imaging.
Google, Workday Outages Show SaaS Isn't Perfect
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
Software-as-a-service lets CIOs pay only for what they need, but CIOs need to make sure they get the system performance they've paid for.
Web 2.0 Summit: Morgan Stanley Sees Tech Rebound
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
Morgan Stanley's Mary Meeker lays out the evidence for an economic recovery and for the market might of all things mobile.
Web 2.0 Summit: PayPal's Platform Plans
News  |  10/20/2009  | 
With talk of the death of cash, PayPal president Scott Thompson painted a rosy future for payments delivered through mobile devices.
Q&A: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer On Sharepoint 2010
News  |  10/20/2009  | 
The Microsoft CEO lays out the company's Internet-facing strategy for its enterprise collaboration tool, SharePoint 2010.
Web 2.0 Summit: Web Squared Emerges
News  |  10/20/2009  | 
Despite ongoing economic uncertainty, companies still see the Web as the platform of the future.
Google Search Appliance Gets Smart
News  |  10/20/2009  | 
Corporate searchers can now look forward to more relevant search results, thanks to improvements in the Google Search Appliance.
Google, Virgin America Offer Free In-Flight Wi-Fi
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
For two months this holiday season, air travelers on Virgin America flights will be able to access the Internet free of charge, courtesy of Google.
Verizon Bundling Quadruple Services
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
The company is taking a shot at cable providers by packaging wireless calling, phone, TV, and broadband services.
Dell Launches Windows 7 Migration Services
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
Dell says it already helped several companies migrate to Window 7, which ships Thursday.
Apple Expands In App Purchasing To Fight Piracy
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
Developers can now implement In App Purchasing in free iPhone apps.
Tandberg Beats 3Q Forecast On U.S. Gains
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
The videoconferencing firm is considering Cisco's $3 billion acquisition offer despite disfavor among large shareholders.
Former GM CIO Szygenda Joins Compuware Board
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
Ralph Szygenda takes a board seat as the application performance management firm prepares to acquire Gomez.
IBM Income Up, Focusing On High Margin Business
News  |  10/15/2009  | 
The improved earnings follow a multi-year focus shift to software and global services.
Siemens Buys Solel For $418 Million
News  |  10/15/2009  | 
The purchase of the solar power company will enable Siemens to provide most key components for thermal solar plants.
Lost USB Device Forces Virginia Into Damage Control, Again
News  |  10/15/2009  | 
A flash drive with more than 100,000 personal records has been misplaced by a researcher, while a new report finds widespread problems with the state's IT outsourcing deal.
Photo Gallery: Google's Scenic Oregon Data Center
News  |  10/15/2009  | 
One of Google's newest data centers is nestled among the mountains, canyons, and waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge.
AT&T Boosts 3G In Colorado
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
The wireless carrier is fighting growing complaints about its 3G data coverage by deploying 850-MHz spectrum.
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