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  Friday, May 17, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Who Is Syrian Electronic Army: 9 Facts
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Google I/O: 3 Misses
At Google I/O, Google arrived late to the music party and did not have enough to say about vertical industries and mobile commerce.

Google Lets You Send Money With Gmail
New service integrates Google Wallet with Gmail but isn't widely available yet.

Smartphone Theft: What Is Best Defense?
While mobile network operators are creating a global database to track stolen smartphones, some police say that's not enough.

Use Social Strategy To Focus Your Leadership, Board
Get your senior team involved in broadening your base, achieving growth and winning mindshare.

Ed Tech, Privatization And Plunder
All the reasons to be suspicious of the political-industrial conspiracy against public education and public universities.

Dell Posts Weak Earnings: Services Growth Slow Going
Dell's enterprise business showed growth this quarter, but not enough to overcome a steep decline in PC margins.

Healthcare Reform Too Focused On Doctors: Telemedicine Pioneer
Hopkins physician Jay Sanders, known as the father of telemedicine, says emphasis should be on changing patient behavior.

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Google Lets You Send Money With Gmail
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Who Is Syrian Electronic Army: 9 Facts
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