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Upf ront COMMENTARY
73 Eric Lundquist: Are sunnier skies on
Managing Editor Rick Dagley
Deputy Managing Editor Debra Perry
Copy Chief Jim Williams
8 A little, lost phone causes big problems. the horizon for New England IT?
ANALYSIS 74 Jim Rapoza: Amazon’s “one-click” patent is dealt a potentially lethal blow.
Senior Copy Editors Kelsey Adams, Patrick Burke
Copy Editors Vikki Lipset, Heather O’Neill,
Shane O’Neill, Robby Trail
Senior Newsletter Editor Alethea Yip
15 75 Thin clients are gaining momentum. Jason Brooks: What’s on your wish list
Newsletter Editor Kim Predham
20 Google looks to counter Facebook. for your SAAS provider?
22 BEA tries to regain its footing. 76 Andrew Garcia: It’s crazy to have one
cell phone for work and one for home.
28 Linux loses ground in the x86 market. 77 Blog Watch: e WEEK in the blogosphere.
Group Editorial Art Director Stephen Anderson
Art Director Paul Connolly
Senior Production Designer Tara-Ann Fasulo
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34 The Dallas Cowboys tackle an IT revamp. 90 Spencer F. Katt: The Kitty heads for warm- 38 Microsoft adds a volt to Web programming. er weather as Wikipedia spreads its gospel.
INSIGHT 59 INTERVIEW Mobile security vendors must stake
their claim with—or against—Microsoft. 81 Citrix’s CEO discusses the company’s
67 XenSource acquisition and the opportu- Companies search for the right mix of nities in the virtualization market.
mobile platforms and applications.
Tia Lambert, Marketing Specialist
Guy Currier, Research Director
Senior Production Manager
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years ago that IBM kicked goals, into everything from 6-8 in Reston, Va., for the
off a project designed to tooling to team develop- EclipseWorld
confer-create an open-source ment to modeling. Three ence. Senior Editor Darryl
environment for Java years ago, it broke off K. Taft will be on hand
developers. Since that from IBM to become an reporting from the show
time, Eclipse has grown independent entity. The for eweek.com.
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