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Facebook Goes Beyond Like | SOPA: Time To Stop Grandstanding

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  Friday, January 20, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist SOPA: Stop Grandstanding, Start Crafting An Alternative
By Rob Preston
If Congress is so clueless about Internet dynamics, it's up to SOPA opponents to create a workable alternative for stopping online content privacy.

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Facebook's New Actions Go Beyond 'Like'
As Facebook broadens its Open Graph API by adding 60 new frictionless sharing apps, look for new action verbs in your feed. Here's what it all means.

Is Personalized Medicine In Your Future?
Proponents say the marriage of health IT and individualized therapy will revolutionize health care. The jury is still out.

Will DOJ Tech Project Die After 10 Years?
Secure, interoperable radio network project created in the wake of 9/11 attacks may be headed for failure, with $356 million already spent, says...

Can Nokia Crack The Verizon Nut?
To be successful in North America, you have to have a device on the biggest network, Verizon.

Samsung Logs Apple Case Loss, Sales Win
Samsung suffers a setback in its legal fight with Apple in Germany, but sales of its flagship smartphone in Korea hit a huge milestone.

Plaxo's Broken Services: Part Deux
I love the power of the Internet to quickly rectify--and confirm--information. Here's what Plaxo had to say about my claim that it's broken.

Google Data Centers: Safe For Your Back Yard
Auditors find that Google's U.S. data centers meet environmental and workplace safety standards.

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Research: Physical and Logical Security Convergence
As employees become more dispersed, physical security measures need to evolve and merge with logical controls. But our trending shows a stunning dearth of innovation and investment in technologies, as well as a lack of integration with SEIM systems. In this report, we'll shed light on this often overlooked but important part of any security posture.
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How to Make the Case for Strong Authentication
With today's threat landscape and the increased value placed on the information created and stored, systems that rely on static passwords for security are left vulnerable and at high risk of being breached. This paper examines the need for strong authentication and explores the return on investment in order to help organizations make an informed decision when contemplating their strategic move toward more effective security.
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CES 2012 Gadget Wrap-Up: Cool To Crazy
The Consumer Electronics Show offers thousands of products, from the sublime to the bizarre. Check out some of the more notable entries of 2012.

Microsoft Makes Cloud Management Move On VMware
New System Center suite, due in first half of 2012, centrally manages Windows Server in the data center plus future workloads in private clouds and Windows Azure public cloud. Can features, licensing tweaks lure VMware users?

Is 2012 The Year Of Online Patients?
Meaningful Use programs, healthcare reform, and the public's love of mobile devices could add up to patients finally getting fully involved in their own care.

Social Malice: One In 60 Facebook Posts Are Malicious
LinkedIn users feel safest, according to new social networking data gathered by Barracuda networks--but not for long.

Data Analytics Can Backfire Without Experts
Software vendors will tell you their analytics tools provide complete "solutions," but skip skilled statisticians for the heavy lifting at your own peril.


 

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9 Tablets Fit For Doctors
Since healthcare pros have embraced tablets in a big way, tablet makers have come up with a few design and feature twists for this demanding audience.   View Now

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