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  Thursday, November 01, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Hurricane Sandy: Disaster Recovery Improv Tales
By Charles Babcock
In lower Manhattan, Peer1 Hosting used a bucket brigade to replenish fuel for diesel generators on the 18th floor after pumps and the elevator broke down. In New Jersey, SunGard rerouted fuel trucks to avoid flooded intersections.

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Apple's Exec Shakeup: 10 Necessary Fixes
If Apple wants a more collaborative management structure, it will need to become a more open, collaborative company.

6 Reasons To Want Windows 8 Ultrabooks
Ultrabooks got off to a slow start -- but thanks to new Intel chips, Windows 8 and creative form factors, 2013 might be the breakout year.

One Microsoft Way: Smart Road For Developers?
As Microsoft plays catch-up in smartphones and tablets, it woos developers at its Build conference this week to write apps that work on all of its platforms.

10 Wearable Health Tech Devices To Watch
Wearable medical technology is becoming a hot commodity. As these devices come to market, they have the potential to help both patients and clinicians monitor vital signs and symptoms.

RIM Seeks Carrier Approval For BlackBerry 10
Research In Motion has given BlackBerry 10 to more than 50 carriers around the world for certification.

60-Second Cash Kiosk Hackers Steal $1 Million: FBI
Feds announce they've busted 14 members of a gang that used rapid withdrawals at cash-advance kiosks at casinos in California and Nevada to trick Citibank.

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"Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm." - Elizabeth Fuller

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Forty-seven percent of business technology pros we surveyed say staffing at their companies has increased over a year ago, and just 18% say it's decreased. The standout is app dev, with 25% of respondents putting it in the top two categories of growth. Find out what other skills are sought after and whether that demand translates into more hiring in this report.
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Windows 8 Upgrade: No Touch, No Good
BYTE's Chris Spera has been using Windows 8 since the first preview version. There's a lot to like about it on the new touch PCs and tablets, but upgrading Windows on your old non-touch PC to the new OS isn't worth the trouble.

Windows Phone 8: Star Features
Microsoft pulled out all the stops to introduce its new mobile OS -- but will it be enough to tempt iOS and Android users?

Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.

Google Nexus 4: Why No LTE?
LTE 4G is conspicuously missing from Google's brand new Nexus 4 Android smartphone. What's the deal?

Surface With Windows RT: A Winner Despite Apps
Microsoft's Surface tablet with Windows RT is the first worthwhile post-PC device in our post-PC world. What it lacks in apps is compensated for by a near-desktop-class browser.

 

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6 Reasons To Want Windows 8 Ultrabooks
Ultrabooks got off to a slow start -- but thanks to new Intel chips, Windows 8 and creative form factors, 2013 might be the breakout year.   View Now

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Cisco CEO John Chambers Ready For Battle
It's been a tough couple years for Cisco CEO John Chambers, but he has emerged from the struggle just as spry and confident as ever. CRN editor-at-large Chad Berndtson sits down with Chambers to talk about the competition and the future.   Watch

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