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How iPhone 3.0 May Revolutionize The Smartphone Industry
With a new business model for third-party software, peer-to-peer networking, and richer interfaces for third-party hardware, Apple's got a potential game-changer in iPhone 3.0.
Apple's iPhone 3.0 SDK Renews Developer Gold Rush
iPhone 3.0 Gets Rush Of Business Software Support
Are new data loss prevention (DLP) systems the best way to
protect sensitive information? Vendors would like us to think so,
but is it possible that policies and education, combined with the
security technologies we already own, will do the job just as
well? Please help InformationWeek Analytics discover whether DLP
is the next must-have infosec tool, or a useful yet pricey tech
required by only a subset of organizations.
iPod Repairman Charged With Defrauding Apple
Apple's warranty repair program for iPods allows customers to receive replacement units before the original nonfunctional music players are returned.
Verizon Wireless Tops Call Quality Study
Verizon had fewer complaints from its subscribers, but the difference in network quality is shrinking, according to J.D. Power and Associates.
Sony Ericsson Expects Drop In Shipments
Vigorous competition from Apple's iPhone and various BlackBerry models has stolen much of Sony Ericsson's thunder in recent months.
U.S. Video-Game Sales Growth Slows In February
The Nintendo Wii and the company's portable console, the DS, continued buck the trend in terms of unit sales.
Sun Micro Seen As First Salvo In Tech Battle
Quite a few technology companies could lose their independence in the next year or so as the battle among industry giants heats up.
YouTube App Comes To Symbian, Windows Mobile
The app will automatically choose the highest-quality video for the user depending on the device and network connectivity, Google says.
3 In 4 Drivers Favor Voice Recognition Systems
Young drivers, and drivers in stressful situations are the most likely to turn to voice-recognition systems, a new study finds.
Explorer 8: Bugs, Crashes, Glitches, Oh My!
Microsoft's new browser is causing big problems for some computer users.
Telecoms: Don't Tie Stimulus Funds To Internet Speeds
Internet speeds should be set by the market, say telecom firms. Public interest groups say this is one reason why the U.S. is behind many other countries in broadband speeds.
Acer Gaming PCs Overheat, Recall Issued
The problem stems from insulation on the computers' internal wiring, which can become bent and stripped, safety officials said.
IBM-Sun Rivalry May Finally Reach An Accord
One of the main reasons IBM is willing to pay a premium for Sun is that Sun owns Java, and Java IP is worth billions in future revenue to IBM.
Sony Ericsson Pushing Camera Phones In U.S.
The company says consumers increasingly want a high-quality camera on their phones to share photos on sites like Facebook.
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2008 InformationWeek Strategic Security Survey
This year, it's all about managing risk. That's the overall finding of our 2008 InformationWeek Strategic Security Study, which quizzed nearly 2,000 IT professionals about their plans and priorities for securing their companies' assets.
Virtualization At The Desktop?
Examine how more than 250 companies plan to adopt server virtualization technology in this recent InformationWeek Research report, Server Virtualization.
The BI Explosion
Examine the business intelligence strategies of 500 companies, including deployment drivers and challenges, spending plans, and vendor selection, in this recent InformationWeek Research report.
Listen To A Conversation About Battlefield Robots With:"Wired For War" Author P.W. Singer
P.W. Singer, author of the book Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, inspires wonder and fear about real-life advances in robotic technology. Thousands of unmanned drones and ground-based robots have become an essential part of warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan, changing the nature of war and what combat means to our soldiers, sailors, and airmen and women.
Google's Mobile YouTube App Doesn't Go Far Enough
Today Google made a new mobile YouTube application available to the Windows Mobile and S60 3rd Edition smartphone platforms. While it's great for consuming video on the go, it would be far better if it gave users the power to upload directly to YouTube.
Sun As An Independent Business Unit Of IBM
If IBM acquires Sun, and that prospect becomes increasingly likely with each day that passes without a denial, here's one thing it should consider doing : it should keep Sun intact and operate it as an independent business unit, much like EMC did with VMware.
TomTom Needs To Answer Microsoft's Linux Charges
TomTom, a Dutch manufacturer of in-car navigation systems, has countersued Microsoft in a legal spat that could ultimately have implications for tech vendors' ability to freely use the open source Linux OS, or parts of it, without first paying a toll to Redmond.
OMG! Facebook Is Too Dangerous
My 13-year old daughter and I attended an information session on the dangers of social networking presented by Children Online at my daughter's public school in New York City last night.
AT&T To Offer Nokia's E71 Six Months Too Late
Reports suggest that AT&T is nearly ready to begin offering the Nokia E71 smartphone. The E71 has been on sale since last summer in other markets. With the E55 and E75 on deck, why bother with the E71 at all?
In Consolidating IT Industry, All Bets Are Off
Polite vendor execs used to call it "coopetition"--the state of tech industry affairs whereby the fiercest of rivals could be the chummiest of partners depending on the circumstances and the market they're chasing. A more up-to-date and colloquial description of this industry dynamic might be: All bets are off. Some recent evidence:
Plug Those Leaks
There's a spirited discussion going on among our technology editors over data loss prevention (DLP) technologies. Is DLP the new NAC? Sure, it's expensive, but could this keep data from walking out on thumb drives? Could we finally put a lid on the insider threat?
No Wonder Ericsson Wants Out: Sony Ericsson Issues Major Profit Warning
Sony Ericsson may have some exciting phones in its roster of devices, but that's apparently not enough to convince consumers to buy. Today, Sony Ericsson warned that it might, might, sell half as many phones this quarter as it did last quarter. With sales that bad, who can blame Ericsson for wanting to erase its name from Sony Ericsson.
Amazon Working On Software For Mobile Devices
Earlier this month Amazon released Kindle software for the iPhone and now it is talking about future mobile device plans.
Should Facebook Be Your Company's Intranet?
On the face of it, that question may seem ridiculous. But for at least one midsize company, the answer already is "Yes!" Take a peek at the benefits -- and the risks -- raised by Serena Software's bold social-networking experiment.
Real-World SOA: Definition, Implementation and Use of SOA with CentraSite
Web services are having a dramatic impact on improving enterprise architecture and application development practices. This paper highlights three sample case studies illustrating how Fujitsu's CentraSite delivers SOA solutions.
Forrester Consulting: Unified Communications Delivers Global Benefits
This Forrester Consulting study shows how Unified Communications (UC) makes it simpler to contact others over any device in any location, enhancing business agility, cutting costs, and boosting employee productivity. Forrester finds that UC is already delivering major savings for organizations around the world in retail banking, manufacturing and education. Download the full report for free.
Software as a Service Research Report
No longer a niche software delivery model, software as a service (SaaS) can help small and midsize companies get access to enteprise-class software functionality without having to commit enterprise-level capital resources. Download the full report for free.
The Internet & The Developing World
The evolution of the Internet has been full of surprises - surprises that have sometimes resulted in radical changes in the commercial landscape, such as the arrival of Amazon, eBay, Google, YouTube, and Skype. Could one of the next big surprises turn out to be linked to developing countries? Read the full report for free from InternetEvolution.com
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