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  • News: Cassandra 1.2 better geared for 'fat servers'

    Adjusting to changes in corporate hardware buying habits, the Apache Software Foundation's Cassandra NoSQL distributed database has been updated to better use larger servers through the introduction of virtual nodes and configurable policies for disk failure.

  • News: Best tech colleges are harder than ever to get in

    Results from the early application rounds at the nation's best technical colleges indicate that it will be another excruciatingly difficult year for high school seniors to get accepted into top-notch undergraduate computer science and engineering programs.

  • News: Gartner: Cloud computing, mobile ushering in "major shift" for enterprise security practices

    Gartner Thursday held forth on what it expects to be the top security trends for 2013, citing the rise of cloud computing, social media and employees bringing their own devices to work as among the forces likely to produce radical changes in how enterprises manage IT security. The market research firm also says the "major shift" expected in IT security in 2013 will shake up established IT security vendors as newer players in cloud and mobile challenge them.

  • News: Google, US FTC settle antitrust case

    Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, including allowing competitors access to some standardized technologies, to resolve a U.S. Federal Trade Commission antitrust complaint against the company.

  • News: Moving mobile management into the cloud

    Increasing numbers of business applications are helping mobile workers get things done in the field using tablets or smartphones, and more consumer applications support common business processes for mobile workers. More workers are using their own devices, and more people rely on multiple devices to access the same set of applications, depending on where they are and what they're doing.

  • News: Microsoft, Accenture joint venture Avanade sued over alleged ERP project failure

    A half-million lines of custom code wasn't enough to produce a viable Dynamics AX ERP (enterprise resource planning) system for point-of-sale and RFID products distributor ScanSource, according to a lawsuit it has filed against Avanade, the joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture.

  • News: Dell may wait until end of year to join public cloud market

    Dell may wait until the end of this year to launch its anticipated public cloud, a vice president with the company told Network World sister site ITWorld, a move that puts the company behind other big-name vendors that are already executing on their cloud strategies.

  • News: US FTC sets Thursday briefing on Google antitrust investigation

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference Thursday afternoon to discussion its investigation of Google for antitrust violations.

  • News: Gartner: Top 10 cloud storage providers

    According to a Gartner survey, about 19% of organizations are using the cloud for production computing, while 20% are using public cloud storage services.

  • News: Gartner: Cloud storage viable option, but proceed carefully

    Storing information in the public cloud from a growing market of vendors is a viable alternative to on-premise, traditional storage options for some use cases, research firm Gartner says.

  • News: BYOD keeps expanding, and IT just has to deal with it

    With a growing number and type of devices, enterprises need to assume that they are vulnerable, analysts say

  • News: Philip Langsdale, DWP CIO, passes away aged 56

    Department for Work and Pension’s CIO, Philip Langsdale, has passed away at the age of 56.

  • News: Google's Eric Schmidt plans to visit North Korea

    Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will join a humanitarian trip to North Korea that may take place as early as this month.

  • News: Cloud security to be most disruptive technology of 2012

    The Security for Business Innovation Council, comprised of IT security professionals from 19 companies worldwide, called cloud computing the main disruptive force for 2013. In its report, "Information Security Shake-Up," the group said it was evident many organizations are preparing to move more business processes to the cloud. This year, it will even be "mission-critical apps and regulated data" consigned to the cloud.

  • News: Virginia court vacates injunction on negative Yelp reviews

    The Supreme Court of Virginia has vacated a preliminary injunction against reviews posted by a woman on Yelp and Angie's List, in an outcome that is being described by civil rights groups as a victory for freedom of online speech.

  • News: Virginia court vacates injunction on negative Yelp reviews

    The Supreme Court of Virginia has vacated a preliminary injunction against reviews posted by a woman on Yelp and Angie's List, in an outcome that is being described by civil rights groups as a victory for freedom of online speech.

  • News: Congress extends R&D, wind tax credits in 'fiscal cliff' deal

    The fiscal cliff deal in Congress extended the R&D tax credit, but, once again, sidestepped any move to make it permanent.

  • How-Tos: Power through schedules with 21 Google Calendar tricks

    Maybe you charge through your plans with Patton-like precision, planning everything down to the minute. Or, like Marilyn Monroe, perhaps you've "been on a calendar, but never on time." It really doesn't matter which approach you take--Google Calendar can fit your style.

  • News: HP says it may sell assets that underperform

    Hewlett-Packard will continue to evaluate potential divestitures of underperforming parts of its business, and the process could get messy, the company warned its investors in its annual 10-K document, which was filed in late December.

  • News: Open Space Conferences Show Why Smaller Can Be Better

    Big conferences take you to Las Vegas, feed you well and feature keynotes in lavish ballrooms. Smaller events may lack the glamour but offer much more camaraderie. The end result is a much more productive use of your time, a more valuable group of new colleagues and a more robust to-do list.


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