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Report: VARs See Few Bright Spots Ahead For Economy
A survey by the research and investment company Robert W. Baird and Co. finds that more resellers are below their economic plan for the third quarter than above plan.
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Winners And Losers In A Dangerous Economy
The economy is sagging. So far some IT vendors are weathering the slowdown and some are not. Who's up and who's down?
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Boning Up On Antec's Skeleton
Case and component maker Antec drew excitement from the gaming and pro-sumer world with its Skeleton PC chassis. The Test Center obtained one and went to work building a transparent PC.
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25 Scenes From Symantec's 2008 PartnerEngage Conference
At the PartnerEngage conference in Washington D.C., Symantec partners got to have fun touring the nation's Capitol as well as network with hundreds of their peers. Here are fun scenes.
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Lexmark's New Printers Focus On Cost Savings
Lexmark refreshes its portfolio with new printers that pack in eco-friendly, cost-cutting features. Here's a look at the lineup.
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Scenes From T-Mobile's G1 Launch
Scenes from Tuesday's pre-launch event in San Francisco demonstrate that open-source handset is a hit.
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Killer Technology: 20 Techie Thrillers
Technology can be a scary thing. And a host of filmmakers have taken note, wrapping the horrors of technology into a number of frightening flicks. In celebration of Halloween, we look at 20 movies where technology is used for evil instead of good.
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10 Worst Web Sites To View On A Mobile Browser
From popular stores to online charities, a host of Web sites are still difficult to view and navigate on a mobile Web browser. Here we talk to the folks at .mobi, a mobile Internet consortium, to determine which 10 sites are the worst to view on a mobile browser.
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20 Scenes From 2008 CRN Fast Growth 100 In The Windy City
Solution providers and vendors gathered with Everything Channel in Chicago to network with each other, find new products and share ideas on how to tackle the tough economy. Here's a look at what went on.
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Symantec North American Partners Garner Awards
Symantec recognized six partners during their 2008 PartnerEngage conference in Washington D.C. Partners were honored for their product knowledge, technical innovation and overall success in partnering with the security giant.
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2008 VARBusiness Annual Report Card: What's The Score?
From Client and Server Processors to Workgroup Color Printers, here's the skinny on the winners -- and losers -- in each ARC category.
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2008 CRN Fast Growth 100 Awards
Everything Channel hit the Windy City to honor some of the industry's most innovative and aggressive solution providers at the 2008 CRN Fast Growth 100 Awards. Here's a look at who brought home the trophies.
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Face-Off: OpenOffice 3.0 vs. Office 2007
The final release of OpenOffice.org 3.0 pits productivity suite against productivity suite. Here's a comparison of the OpenOffice and Microsoft's office 2007.
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10 Tips To Manage Through Turbulent Times
ChannelWeb asked distributor Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions and some of its solution providers for ideas on how to better manage business through a rough environment. Here's what they had to say.
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MacBook Eye Candy From Apple
Apple released updated versions of its MacBook notebooks, which are the first from Apple to include NVIDIA GeForce chips.
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Samsung's New Notebooks Shake It Up
Samsung is announcing its re-entry, after more than a decade, into the U.S. notebook PC market.
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Security And Surfing: 16 Fun Scenes From RSA SecurWorld Partner Conference
RSA Partners got their fill of sun, surfing and, oh yeah, security at the 2008 SecurWorld Partner Conference in San Diego. Whether they were in session, riding the waves or out on the golf course, partners found new ways to make connections. Here are a few fun scenes.
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12 Security Products That We Love
Vendors in the security space face double-duty pressure to not only best competitors but also to stay one step ahead of never-ending security threats. Here are 12 products the Test Center believes succeed at doing both.
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How Tech Companies Fared On Wall Street's Wild Week
A rough week on Wall Street didn't spare IT vendors or channel companies. Here's a look at how 20 companies' stock prices have fared since Oct. 3.
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25 New Products For Mobile Workers
From cool accessories to fresh laptops and smart phones, here are 25 new products to help keep mobile workers connected, protected and productive.
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The Evolution Of Xerox: 1959 To Now
The 70th anniversary of the invention of xeroxography is on October 22nd. Take a look back at 50 years of photo copiers from the Xerox company that the invention inspired.
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Tech Data, Cisco Launch $1 Million Solutions Lab
Tech Data and Cisco Systems have invested $1 million in equipment for a new solutions center located in the distributor's Clearwater, Fla.-based headquarters. Solution providers can use the facility to test and demo equipment to their own customers.
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10 (Really) Early Digital Holiday Gift Ideas
Want to get some holiday shopping done early? Here are 10 hot digital gift ideas from ShowStoppers NYC, guaranteed to make anyone with even the slightest interest in technology happy.
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10 Riskiest Data Loss Mistakes
A Cisco commissioned study questioned 2,000 IT professionals and employees about risky behavior that could result in corporate data leaks. From losing laptops to letting strangers wander around their building, this is what was found.
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Clash Of The Touch-Screen Titans: BlackBerry Storm vs. T-Mobile G1 vs. Apple iPhone
How does the BlackBerry Storm, RIM's first ever touch-screen smart phone, stack up against its touch-screen rivals the T-Mobile G1 and the Apple iPhone 3G? Here, we pit the devices head-to-head-to-head in 14 different categories to determine the true touch-screen titan.