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  Friday, September 30, 2011
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Between The Lines Columnist Amazon Silk Browser Prompts Privacy Worries
By Thomas Claburn
The fast Web surfing Amazon promises on its Kindle Fire tablet involves a record of what you visit on the Net.

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5 Questions For Companies Building Mobile Apps
Apps are the new black; practically every company wants one. But consider these questions before development starts.

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Data Center Chains In Cloud Promise Easier Moves
Transferring applications and data from one data center to another will soon become a service, not a monumental chore.

Court Drops Google-Microsoft Cloud Contract Suit
Interior department may reissue cloud email and collaboration services procurement, now that it's scrapped plans to award contract to Microsoft.

Samsung Intros 7-Inch Tablet; Makes Apple An Offer
Besides launching the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, Samsung also offered a secret proposal to settle Australian patent suits with Apple.

IT Spending: No Longer The First Thing Cut
Fresh data from the Society for Information Management is the latest evidence that IT spending is surviving this is-it-or-isn't-it recovery.

Will Your EHR Land You In Court?
Legally, EHRs are double-edged swords: They protect clinicians from malpractice litigation but also put them at greater risk.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them. -- Benjamin Jowett

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Will Your EHR Land You In Court?
Bending The 80/20 Barrier: Automation Is Just the Start
Cloud Computing: Break Through The Storage I/O Barrier
Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
Collaborative Development & Planning for Automated Deployment of Applications to the Cloud
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Bending The 80/20 Barrier: Automation Is Just the Start
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Cloud Computing: Break Through The Storage I/O Barrier
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Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
Take a closer look at Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire tablet, as unveiled Wednesday by CEO Jeff Bezos. One clear goal: Steal millions of hearts--and dollars--from Apple.

Kindle Fire Tops Amazon Best Seller List
One early sign points to a strong holiday season for Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire tablet.

Amazon Kindle Fire: Lingering Questions
Amazon's Kindle Fire cleanly carves out a spot for itself in a crowded tablet market—and leaves enterprise IT with some security to-do items.

Will Windows 8 Secure Boot Block Linux?
A security feature designed to block malware could result in PCs no longer booting alternate operating systems, open source advocates warn.

PlayBook Tablet: Retailers Cut Prices, RIM Cuts Hope
Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook can be had for $200 off list price. But engineers have dampened expectations for the tablet's Android capabilities.

 

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Amazon Kindle Fire: Visual Tour
Take a closer look at Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire tablet, as unveiled Wednesday by CEO Jeff Bezos. One clear goal: Steal millions of hearts--and dollars--from Apple.   View Now


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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 And Galaxy Player: Visual Tour
10 Mobile Security Vendors To Watch

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WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
TechWebTV catches up with Whisper Systems' CTO and co-founder Moxie Marllinspike to discuss and demo WhisperCore -- a mobile security solution that brings BlackBerry-like centralized enterprise-grade security to Android devices.   Watch

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MANDIANT CSO Talks Threats To His Company and His Clients
Intel Labs Invests in the Future of Cloud and Embedded Computing

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