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posted in May 2010
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Server Shipments, Revenue Increase
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
After a two-year slump, server shipments are up more than 23% year-over-year and factory revenue increased almost 5% in the first quarter.
Gov 2.0: GSA Crowdsources Procurement With Wiki
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
The GSA BetterBuy pilot site wiki represents a culture change for government procurement, but shows promise for streamlining the process said assistant commissioner Mary Davie.
Apple iBookstore Admits Self-Published Authors
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
Having launched its iBookstore with major publishing houses, Apple is now accepting applications from individual authors.
Supercomputer Builds 3D Model Of Gulf Oil Spill
News  |  5/28/2010  | 
Simulations run at the University of Texas are helping researchers adapt the Advanced Circulation Model to map a trajectory of the Deepwater Horizon spill.
Yahoo, Facebook Join Google Against Viacom
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
In a court brief filed Wednesday, eBay, IAC, Facebook and Yahoo urged a New York federal court to dismiss Viacom's copyright infringement suit against Google-owned YouTube.
Global CIO: Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, & Cisco Face Looming Identity Crises
Commentary  |  5/27/2010  | 
Many leading IT companies are best-known for their legacies instead of their present potential—and that's going to become a big problem.
Google Completes AdMob Acquisition
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
The $750 million deal will lead to better mobile ads and more free mobile content, Google says.
Zigbee Alliance Certifies 13 Mobile Products
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
Most of the first wave of products receiving telecom interoperability certification are location services.
Gov 2.0: Washington D.C. To Launch Private Cloud
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
The city known as a government tech innovator is also launching a startup incubator and pushing community involvement in app development.
Firefox Home Headed To iPhone
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
Mozilla may not be able to get Firefox approved for the iPhone but perhaps it will be able to win acceptance for its personalization and synchronization technology.
EMC Settles Federal Kickback Suit For $87.5 Million
News  |  5/27/2010  | 
The U.S. government had charged EMC with misrepresenting prices and illegally paying consultants to recommend its products.
Symantec Enhances SMB Security Suite
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
For small and midsize businesses, Symantec will offer improved endpoint security, backup capabilities, disaster recovery and messaging security this summer.
FCC Says 30 Million Report Wireless 'Bill Shock'
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
The findings of a survey released by the FCC indicate that 30 million Americans have experienced the shock of unexpected increases in their monthly mobile phone bill.
Image Gallery: SAP Unveils Integrated BI Strategy Roadmap
Slideshows  |  5/26/2010  | 
Laying out an ambitious roadmap at its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in May, SAP executives detailed an in-memory, tech-powered plan to unite enterprise applications and business intelligence. If it succeeds, the plan will change the course of IT.
Gov 2.0: Cloud Success Hinges On Collaboration
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
Microsoft says the private and public sectors must work closely together for government to realize the promises of cloud computing.
Ariba Launches Cloud Trading Platform
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
Buyers and sellers gain one-stop, software-free selling and procurement. IBM adds collaboration and social networking tools.
Gov 2.0: Google Readies Government Cloud
News  |  5/26/2010  | 
Google has already been approved as a FedRAMP launch vendor, and now has submitted its final materials to certify its government-specific cloud.
Gov 2.0: Secrets To Social Media Success
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Social media tactics to humanize government officials and call citizens to take action will foster more engagement with the public according a social media expert.
Yahoo Buys Location Based Mobile Services Provider
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Koprol provides Yahoo with more location-based and social networking mobile services to entice the growing audience using mobile phones for social networking and web browsing.
Verizon VoIP Usage Soars
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Customer's use of minutes supplied by Verizon’s Global Wireless VoIP increased more than 200% last year.
Congress Considering Rewrite Of Telecom Law
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
House and Senate leaders are looking to take up the contentious issue of whether to reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service, subjecting it to more regulation.
HP, Alcatel-Lucent Partner For UC Solutions
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Unified communications and collaboration solutions announced by HP and Alcatel-Lucent seek to tighten integration of IT and communications usage among the two companies' customers.
Yahoo, Nokia Unveil Mobile Services Deal
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
The partnership integrates Yahoo's e-mail and instant-messaging services with Nokia's Ovi Internet platform.
Google Sued For Vacuuming WiFi Data
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Having admitted it 'screwed up,' Google may have to pay up.
FCC Clears Verizon, Frontier Landline Deal
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Frontier Communications has agreed to pay $8.6 billion to acquire nearly 5 million Verizon telephone lines in 14 states. Refresh Uses Open Source, Cloud
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
Updated site allows more in-depth analysis of where and how the federal government is spending money.
AOL At 25 Focuses On Local Content
News  |  5/24/2010  | 
The company that connected millions to the Internet marks a milestone and turns its attention to local community news Web sites.
Google AdMob Deal Gets Green Light
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
The Federal Trade Commission has decided to not to fight Google's purchase of AdMob because of Apple.
Feds Advance Cloud Adoption Plans
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
In the past two weeks alone, the government has introduced a new cloud RFQ, expanded its cloud app store, and launched a clouds standards effort.
Barnes & Noble Announces Online Self Publishing Service
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
PubIt, planned for launch this summer, will offer works from independent publishers and writers through the bookseller's website and digital bookstore.
Dell Profits Up 52% On Strong Business Sales
News  |  5/21/2010  | 
The computer maker reported a 38% rise in revenue from servers, storage, and services sold to businesses and increased sales across all its customer segments.
Google TV Coming This Fall
News  |  5/20/2010  | 
Having partnered with retailers and manufacturers, Google aims to succeed where others have fallen short: wedding the Web with TV.
Europe Sets Broadband Strategy
News  |  5/20/2010  | 
The European Commission says moving to a single broadband market would overcome a host of challenges and improve its citizens' access to high-speed Internet.
Google Gives Web $120 Million Gift
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
By providing a royalty-free video codec and a store to help sell Web apps, Google is trying to make the Web the leading development platform.
Google Wave Open To All
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
After a year in invitation-only testing, Google is making Wave available to anyone who wants to try it.
Best Buy Launches Online Video Service
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
CinemaNow, Best Buy's new online service for renting and buying moves and TV shows, competes with Apple iTunes and Amazon.
CA Chairman Says Cloud Computing Is The Future
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
Bill McCracken, chairman and CEO of CA Technologies, says the company's future revenues lie in virtualization, cloud and security management products.
Google To Buy IP Voice And Video Firm
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
For $68.2 million, Global IP Solutions is set to become the latest in a series of several recent Google acquisitions related to voice and video.
Google Partners With VMware
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
The two companies are joining forces to fight cloud lock-in as Google rolls out App Engine for Business.
Verizon Forgives $18,000 Cell Phone Bill
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
The Federal Communications Commission is examining ways consumers and wireless providers can avoid cell phone "bill shock" problems.
Consumer Satisfaction With IT Services Rises
News  |  5/18/2010  | 
Increased satisfaction with cable TV, cell phones, and landlines pushed the American Customer Satisfaction Index up to 75.9.
Uptime Refreshes Monitoring Tools For Mid-Market
News  |  5/15/2010  | 
The latest version of up.time is positioned for cost-conscious midsize businesses with limited IT resources that need to provide enterprise-class computing environments.
Google Grabbed WiFi Data By Mistake
News  |  5/14/2010  | 
The company's Street View cars turn out to have been gathering more than pictures.
Image Gallery: IT Hall Of Shame
Slideshows  |  5/14/2010  | 
Look back at ten of the most infamous and notorious tech industry frauds, flops, and foibles from individuals to products, ideas to entire companies.
Google Ending Nexus One Web Sales
News  |  5/14/2010  | 
Reversing course, Google plans to increase support for partners selling Android devices in retail stores.
Mozilla Proposes Search-Based Extension Distribution
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
With new HTML tags for browser extensions, Mozilla believes Web site owners can promote wider use of add-on software. Moved To Amazon Cloud
News  |  5/13/2010  | 
The federal government hopes moving the stimulus-tracking Web site to Amazon EC2 will allow the recovery board to save money and refocus on its core mission.
5 Steps To Smart SaaS Operations
Features  |  5/13/2010  | 
Software delivered in a service model isn't going anywhere. Here's how to ensure smooth sailing.
Global CIO: When The Cloud Doesn't Win
Commentary  |  5/13/2010  | 
Here is what we're hearing when CIOs say 'no' to SaaS and cloud computing.
SaaS Strategy: What The Top Brass Wants To Know
Features  |  5/13/2010  | 
Forget the cloud basics. Here are five areas to cover to deliver the right message to fellow executives and board members about software as a service.
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