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 Thursday, Jan 26, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Symantec: Users Should Disable PCAnywhere Now
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Symantec moves into damage-control mode after LulzSec leader tweets the remote-access software may be used to launch exploits.

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Why Bully IT Bosses Lose The Game
Short-term thinkers will pressure you to dismiss anything but scorched-earth personnel management tactics as soft, or a waste of money. But IT is a service business where nice guys win.

What EU Data Privacy Proposal Means For Business
Proposed new rules, including a "right to be forgotten" clause, could create compliance mess for multinational businesses.

SOPA Protesters Try New Tactic: DNS Hijacks
Hacktivists redirect traffic from several sites, including handbag-maker Coach.com, in retaliation for anti-piracy bill support.

iPads For All: One Sales Team's Story
Level 3 just gave iPads to its entire North American sales team, and IT packed them with apps customized to their jobs.

Top 10 Open Government Websites
Federal agencies face White House orders to become more transparent. These websites expose new data sets, support public petitions, and reveal where taxpayer money goes.

HP WebOS Open Source Timeline Revealed
HP will release Open WebOS 1.0 in pieces during the next eight months, disappointing some developers who'd hoped to get the entire platform at once.

VMware Wins At Show Me The Money
While Microsoft plays catch up with its upcoming System Center 2012, VMware craftily focuses on management tools and posts 2011 revenue up 32% over 2012.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary. -- Blaise Pascal

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IT Pro Impact: NFC and Mobile Commerce
Top Five Big Concepts in Analytics
Google Privacy Change Provokes Outrage
Big Data Management Best Practices That Boost Online Performance
Virtual Event: Clouds, Outsourcing, And Security Services

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IT Pro Impact: NFC and Mobile Commerce
Apple, RIM, Google and other smartphone makers are adding near field communication capabilities to their devices for release in 2012. Enterprise mobility teams should be ready to advise business leaders on how to incorporate mobile commerce into the organization's plans.
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Fundamentals: Application Virtualization
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Enterprise workload management requirements are changing. Discover the ways that workload automation solutions can address these emerging requirements.
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MOST POPULAR NEWS
Google Privacy Change Provokes Outrage
One user profile and privacy policy to rule all of Google's services. Simple, or evil?

12 Hadoop Vendors To Watch In 2012
Promising low cost and unheard of scalability, Hadoop has been called the next-generation platform for data processing. Check out the vendors taking Hadoop to the next level.

5 Innovations IBM Says Will Change Your Life
Mind-reading PCs, people-powered generators, and an end to passwords could all become realities within the next five years, according to Big Blue.

6 Predictions For Business Intelligence In 2012
A look at in-memory analysis, visual discovery, big data, mobile BI, cloud and social BI achievements in 2011 and forecasts for the year ahead.

Apple CEO: Three Horses In Smartphone Race
Tim Cook says Microsoft's Windows Phone can't be counted out, but that Apple ignores rivals and focuses on innovation.


 

SLIDESHOWS
Top 10 Open Government Websites
Federal agencies face White House orders to become more transparent. These websites expose new data sets, support public petitions, and reveal where taxpayer money goes.   View Now

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12 Hadoop Vendors To Watch In 2012
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Big Data Management Best Practices That Boost Online Performance
Join Gary Angel, president and CTO of Semphonic, as he details how you can identify the real factors driving online performance and determine the best way to improve results -- with robust, fast data analysis. It happens January 31, 2012. More Information & Registration

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS
Virtual Event: Clouds, Outsourcing, And Security Services
Join us on Feb. 15 for the our virtual event 'Clouds, Outsourcing, And Security Services': Making Providers Part of Your IT Security Strategy. When you attend, you will be able to access live and on-demand webcast presentations as well as virtual booths packed with free resources, and you can also be eligible to win great prizes!
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InformationWeek 500 2012: Call For Nominations!
We've started accepting nominations for this year's InformationWeek 500 -- our 24th annual ranking of the nation's very best business technology innovators. Orgs with $250 million or more in revenue may apply now!
Deadline is April 27 -- Don't Miss It!


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