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Larry Barrett

Larry Barrett is a freelance journalist and blogger who has covered the information technology and business sectors for more than 15 years. Most recently, he served as the online news editor for 1105 Media's Office Technology Group and as the online managing editor for SourceMedia's Investment Advisory Group publications Financial Planning, On Wall Street, and Bank Investment Consultant. He was also a senior writer and editor at Ziff Davis Media's Baseline Magazine, winner of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, and ZDNet. In addition, he's served as a senior writer and editor at prominent technology and business websites including CNET, InternetNews.com, Multichannel News, and the San Jose Business Journal.

IBM Buys Compliance Vendor OpenPages

Compliance vendor OpenPages, whose customers list includes Carnival Corp., SunTrust and Duke Energy, has already partnered with IBM to build out the core data system for the...

Enterprise IT Suffering from ‘Here You Have’ Virus

Like the Kournikova virus, the new W32/Autorun-BHO fools users into clicking on an infected email with the "Here you have" or "Just for you" subject titles. Unfortunately,...

Hackers Galore: 57,000 New Malware Sites Weekly

No one can accuse hackers of being lazy: a veritable avalanche of new malware sites springs up each and every week. Surfing the Web has never been...

Smartphone Sales Will Surge 55 Percent: IDC

Smartphone sales will continue to exceed even the most optimistic expectations this year, according to the latest industry forecast by IT researcher IDC. IDC's latest data...

Apple Touts Refreshed iPods, iPhone iOS 4.1

Apple CEO says the company "couldn't be happier about the progress of iOS." Read on about the new iPhone OS release and other key developments. Apple CEO...

Healthcare IT Make Security, EMRs a Priority

Healthcare providers are struggling to serve two masters, according to the latest survey by security software maker Imprivata, and unfortunately they're falling short on both ends. ...

Inside Intel’s McAfee Acquisition

Big tech vendors have been stepping outside their original area of expertise with an array of recent acquisitions. Among the themes involved are the consumerization of IT...

Survey: Staffers Would Purloin Company IP

Nearly half of American workers would have no problem stealing corporate data including customer lists, product plans and other key intellectual property if they were leaving their...

VeriSign Launches Cloud-Based DNS Management Service

VeriSign this week pushed out VeriSign Managed DNS, a new enterprise-class service that lets companies move their Domain Name System management infrastructure off internal servers to a...

Skype Files for $100 Million IPO

Skype, the popular VoIP and videoconferencing service, this week announced plans for an initial public offering that could help it raise more than $100 million, according to...

DoJ Sues Oracle Alleging Software Contract Fraud

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, accusing the database and business-applications-software titan of defrauding the federal government on a...

Oracle Targets Big Pharma With Serialization App

Oracle this week rolled out Oracle Pedigree and Serialization Manager, an application that it claims will make it easier for large drug companies to track and monitor...

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