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Between The Lines Columnist Windows 8 Beats The Mac, Appsolutely
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft's new operating system looks how a modern OS should--big, bold, and centered around apps. Suddenly, it's Apple's turn to catch up.

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Should You Buy From Huawei?
Congress says U.S. companies should not purchase products from Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, citing national security concerns. I say Congress is dealing more in fear than facts.

Bank Hacks: Iran Blame Game Intensifies
Wells Fargo official says scale of the attacks was "pretty significant." Is this the face of "cyberwar"?

Microsoft Surface Matches New iPad Price
Microsoft's self-branded Windows 8 tablet comes in at a price that makes it competitive with offerings from rivals--and partners

Cisco WebEx Now Works Sans Cloud
Cisco also expands collaboration technologies it offers via partners, including a 'rendezvous conferencing' option for videoconferencing.

Should High Schools Teach Big Data?
Given the anticipated shortage of data scientists, some high school educators have jumped in to expose students to big data concepts.

Google: Cache Is King
At HTML5 Developer conference, Google exec examines proper use of caching to speed up websites.

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Glory hounds hoping to jailbreak Apple's newest devices won't have an easy time of it. Security experts detail the challenges.

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.

10 Best Apps For Samsung Galaxy Notes
Check out these 10 great apps that take advantage of the Samsung phablet's S Pen stylus.

Why Business Doesn't Look To IT For Innovation
Most employees outside of IT don’t call their IT teams very innovative, yet most believe technology is growing in importance, our research shows. Can IT still be the hero?

 

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11 Cool Tools NASA Curiosity Brought To Mars
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has a toolbox to make any gadget-lover jealous. Check out our drill-down on the instruments helping determine whether microbial life ever existed on the red planet.   View Now

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Today's urban areas must evolve into "Future Cities" with infrastructure, services, and IT systems capable of supporting millions of residents efficiently. We are conducting a survey to identify the challenges and opportunities this megatrend poses to business and technology managers involved in municipal operations. One lucky participant will win a 16GB Google Nexus 7 tablet.
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