Episode: CS Techcast 123: Tech Perspectives 
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<p>Always head to<a href="http://cstechcast.com"> CSTechcast.com</a> for the show for IT pros. This week we look at technology from the business owner’s perspective. We talk mobile smartphones, what expertise warrants investment, and what will be changing our approach to tech with Mark Vandenberg, President and CEO of Precision Communications Technologies. Find more from Mark at <a href="http://mdvandenberg.wordpress.com/">http://mdvandenberg.wordpress.com/</a>. In the news, Windows 7 is driving a tech refresh in business, a new study expects IT job cuts, Oracle sees profits up, and cloud services revenue expected to reach $68 billion. Reflection on Viacom’s well deserved lawsuit loss to YouTube earns The Worst Tech Move of the Week, we take A Closer Look at those summer project you can take on to sharpen your tech skills, and we tell you how to harden Windows security with Extended Protection in The Weekly Tech Tip. </p> <p><strong>Sponsors</strong> <br />This week's episode is sponsored by: <a href="http://www.angieslist.com/AngiesList/Visitor/DynContent.aspx?dc=LP.Affiliates.Mevio&promo=cstech">Angie's List</a>. When you need help with repairs around the house, Angie’s List members will help you decide which service companies to trust and which to avoid. Use promo code CSTECH and get 25% off your membership at <a href="http://www.angieslist.com/AngiesList/Visitor/DynContent.aspx?dc=LP.Affiliates.Mevio&promo=cstech">Angieslist.com</a> .</p> <p>Also brought to you by <a href="http://ConsortioServices.com">Consortio Services</a>, a quality partner that can help you manage your small and medium business technology, SQL Servers, and Windows infrastructure find out more at <a href="http://ConsortioServices.com">ConsortioServices.com</a>. Also, be sure to check out Eric Johnson's <a href="http://www.vconferenceonline.com/shows/vclass/ssis.asp">SSIS vClass</a> and use the code "ej10vip" to receive $10 off. <br /> <br /><strong>Show Links</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Infrastructure/Windows-7-Is-Helping-Drive-Tech-Refresh-Says-Dell-438179/">Windows 7 Is Helping Drive Tech Refresh, Says Dell (eWeek)</a> <br /><a href="http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Management/IT-Staffing-Cuts-in-2010-Mirror-2009-Study-Says-437611/">IT Staffing Cuts in 2010 Mirror 2009, Study Says (eWeek)</a> <br /><a href="http://www.informationweek.com/news/storage/systems/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225701453">Oracle Q4 Profits Up 25% (InformationWeek)</a> <br /><a href="http://www.informationweek.com/news/storage/systems/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225701068&subSection=News">Cloud Services To Top $68 Billion In 2010 (InformationWeek)</a> <br /><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2010-06-23-google-viacom-copyright-lawsuit_N.htm">Judge sides with Google, YouTube in Viacom's $1B suit (USA Today)</a> <br /><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2010-06-23-google-viacom-copyright-lawsuit_N.htm">Microsoft Refurbisher Program (Microsoft)</a></p> <p> <br /><strong>Feedback</strong> <br />As always, support the podcast by giving us your glowing reviews on iTunes and other podcast destinations. Let us know how we are doing. Contact us at <a href="http://www.cstechcast.com">cstechcast.com</a>, track us down on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/cstechcast">twitter.com/cstechcast</a>, friend us on Friendfeed at <a href="http://www.friendfeed.com/cstechcast">friendfeed.com/cstechcast</a> or the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/CS-Techcast/40495286887">CS Techcast fan page on Facebook</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CsTechcast/~4/5xZcdsf_z2Y" height="1" width="1" />
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