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posted in November 2009
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Large Hadron Collider Breaks Energy Record
News  |  11/30/2009  | 
The physics community is excited to see CERN's particle accelerator up and running again.
AT&T, LG Intro 1 GHz Smartphone
News  |  11/30/2009  | 
The eXpo is the first major U.S. smartphone to feature a 1-GHz processor, an integrated mobile projector, and a fingerprint sensor.
RIM Updates BlackBerry Server, Media Software
News  |  11/30/2009  | 
The BlackBerry maker added multiple features to its BlackBerry Enterprise Server and Media Sync software.
Cloud Computing's Portability Gotcha
Features  |  11/25/2009  | 
Transfer fees can lead to lock-in as data stores grow.
Apple Accepts PhoneGap For iPhone Development
News  |  11/25/2009  | 
Cross-platform mobile development is getting easier, thanks to frameworks that leverage Web technology.
How Cloud Computing Changes IT Organizations
Features  |  11/25/2009  | 
Cloud's still emerging, but greater use will bring changes, just as outsourcing forced new strategies and skills.
How Cloud Computing Changes IT Organizations
Features  |  11/25/2009  | 
Cloud's still emerging, but greater use will bring changes, just as outsourcing forced new strategies and skills.
Google, TiVo Partner For TV Data
News  |  11/24/2009  | 
TV advertisers can look forward to a deeper understanding of how TiVo viewers receive their ads.
Microsoft Lands UK Cloud Deal
News  |  11/24/2009  | 
CSC will support 30,000 U.K. postal service employees using cloud versions of Exchange and SharePoint.
Microsoft Bing Cashback Not Always A Bargain
News  |  11/23/2009  | 
Microsoft's search rebate program inflates some prices for online shoppers, claims a competitor.
Google Buys Ad Start-Up Teracent
News  |  11/23/2009  | 
Teracent's technology will help Google automate display ad design and delivery.
Chrome OS: There Will Be Local Storage
News  |  11/20/2009  | 
Despite what Google says, not all data will be in the cloud.
U.S. Cellular Offers Mobile Plan Notifications
News  |  11/20/2009  | 
Wireless plan customers nearing their limits on minutes or text messages can opt to receive notification from the carrier via SMS.
BMC, CA Join Salesforce.com Cloud
News  |  11/19/2009  | 
Salesforce.com's challenge will be to convince even more CIOs and developers that it's no longer just a CRM company.
Google Releases Chrome OS Code
News  |  11/19/2009  | 
Developers can now participate in the Chrome OS open source project and help Google bring its new operating system to market next year.
Lawmakers Slam Deceptive Web Marketers
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
Post-transaction marketing abuses bring calls for stronger oversight.
Salesforce Adds Enterprise Social Networking
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
Chatter brings Facebook- and Twitter-type capabilities to applications running on the Force.com cloud computing platform.
Google Phone Coming, Report Claims
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
But for many, a Google phone doesn't make sense.
Sprint iPCS Acquisition Opposed
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
A key iPCS investor said the acquisition price is far too low considering Sprint Nextel paid more for similar-sized affiliate networks.
Quest Launches Cloud Services Based On Microsoft Azure
News  |  11/17/2009  | 
Quest OnDemand will manage IT environments, providing identity management, authentication, and authorization, built on Microsoft's platform for software as a service.
Verizon Calls AT&T's Lawsuit Meritless
News  |  11/17/2009  | 
In a plainspoken response to AT&T's suit, Verizon said its 3G map ads are accurate and "the truth hurts."
Glide OS Extends Search
News  |  11/16/2009  | 
TransMedia's forthcoming revision of its media sharing service will be accessible from any Web site through a browser plug-in.
Google Apps Gets LTech Management Tools
News  |  11/16/2009  | 
The switch to cloud computing doesn't have to mean giving up administrative power.
IDC Names Top SMB Vendors
Commentary  |  11/13/2009  | 
Research firm IDC calls out 16 companies that demonstrate innovation in meeting the needs of small and midsize companies in six broad areas. The list includes the usual suspects -- big vendors with broad product lines like HP and IBM -- but also a number of smaller contenders as well.
Microsoft 'Sudo' Patent No Danger To Unix
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
The recent "Rights elevator" patent granted to Microsoft covers a graphic user interface element.
Global CIO: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's Goodbye Letter To European Customers
Commentary  |  11/13/2009  | 
If Larry Ellison were to bid ciao and adieu to the wonks of the EU, here's what his goodbye letter to Oracle customers might say.
Ericsson Completes Nortel Acquisition
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
The $1.3 billion purchase of Nortel's CDMA/LTE unit makes North America the largest region in Ericsson's global reach.
IBM Offers Security Software For Virtualization
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
The product secures each layer of the infrastructure of a VMware vSphere virtual server.
FLO TV Device Hits Retailers
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
Qualcomm's $249 handheld mobile television lets users watch shows on the go.
Military Readies IT Acquisition Reforms
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
Deputy Defense secretary William Lynn says procurement reforms should be ready by the spring.
Dell Confirms Android Smartphone
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
The computer maker will release the touchscreen Mini 3 in emerging markets this year.
Global CIO: Cloud Computing's New Name: 500 Reader Suggestions!
Commentary  |  11/13/2009  | 
The CEOs of HP and IBM say "cloud computing" is a lousy name, so we asked you to come up with a new term--and your 500 responses tell us a lot about ourselves.
Google Gets Gizmo5
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
The acquisition is likely to bring VOIP capabilities to Google Voice, making it more competitive with Skype.
Why Jaguar Land Rover Chose Google Apps
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
A customer success story spotlights the pitched battle among online apps.
Web 2.0 Expo: The Power Of Less
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
The industry's premier event will explore opportunities for innovation in a time of uncertainty, amid the entrepreneurial spirit of New York's Web community.
Qualcomm Intros Smartphone Chips
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
The chipsets can support 3G and 4G networks and provide high-end multimedia features.
Avaya-Nortel Acquisition Gets OK
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
U.S. and Canadian regulatory agencies have signed off on the $900 million acquisition of Nortel's enterprise solutions unit.
7 Cloud Computing Myths Busted
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are investing aggressively in the cloud, even as critics point to security, reliability, and compatibility issues. We cut through the fog.
Google 'Go' Name Brings Accusations Of 'Evil'
News  |  11/11/2009  | 
Developers want Google to change the name of its new Go language because there's already a Go! language.
Google Search Visualizes Global Data
News  |  11/11/2009  | 
Data made available by the World Bank is now being used to provide visual support for statistical queries.
Motorola: LTE Will Catch Up With WiMax
News  |  11/11/2009  | 
Motorola says WiMax's early launch will give it a firm foothold in the 4G wireless race, but Long Term Evolution's more robust networks will help it catch up.
Japanese Bank Outsources To IBM
News  |  11/11/2009  | 
Big Blue will manage and maintain servers and other IT assets for Chugoku Bank
Global CIO: Why Oracle's Larry Ellison Will Tell The EU To Pound Sand
Commentary  |  11/10/2009  | 
Larry Ellison wants to compete head-on against IBM. He needs Sun to do that. The EU stands in his way. The popinjays better be sure to buckle up their chinstraps.
Google Introduces 'Go' Programming Language
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Go aims to combine the benefits of rapid application development with program execution speed.
Northrop Wins Pair Of Outsourcing Deals
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Tech services vendor inks agreements with Department of Homeland Security and PSC, LLC.
Sprint In $1.5 Billion Clearwire Financing; Google Out
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Google said it still supports Clearwire and will continue to help the WiMax provider by cooperating on products and strategy.
Dell Offers Exchange 2010 Services
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
The computer maker introduced reference architectures and consulting services for customers migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2010.
Google To Acquire AdMob
News  |  11/9/2009  | 
With Android adoption about to "explode," Google is betting on mobile advertising.
Gartner Downgrades SaaS Forecast
News  |  11/9/2009  | 
Software-as-a-service revenue is projected to rise 17.7% in 2009, fueled by growth in CRM and office suites.
Agency For International Development Outsources To CSC
News  |  11/9/2009  | 
CSC will provide a range of IT services to the government agency, including support for its network and voice systems, systems engineering, cybersecurity, and desktops.
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