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  Friday, June 22, 2012
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Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
By Jeff Bertolucci
Microsoft's slick new Windows 8 Surface tablet looks great, though pricing remains a question. Get up close with 10 of its most compelling features.
Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
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Twitter Crash: Hack Or Hardware Fail?
Twitter blames a cascading bug, but hacking group UGNazi claims responsibility.

Google Slips Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Details
Google accidentally spilled some beans about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ahead of its official Google I/O debut. Here's what Google's slip-up says about the next version of Android.

Hackers Cite 'Idiot Tax,' Release Loan Records
Rex Mundi hacker group publishes thousands of records containing personal loan application data after payday lender AmeriCash Advance refuses $20,000 hush money request.

Great Open Source Cloud Debate Rages
One, and only one, open source project usually gains the upper hand in a new software category, but cloud has three tough contenders in OpenStack, CloudStack, and Eucalyptus. Must one win?

Lean Startup Concept No Silver Bullet
Latest business management craze is called "The Lean Startup." Don't swallow this lite philosophy without asking some critical questions first.

Sentiment Analysis: How Companies Now Listen To The Web
People are talking on social networks and web sites about your products and brands. Using software to listen in takes new skills and tactics.

7 Ways Sentiment Is Hard To Decipher Online
Online comments don't fall neatly into like or dislike, so it take nuances to understand them.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. -- Havelock Ellis

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The Future of Work: A New Approach to Productivity and Competitive Advantage
Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
Driving ROI and Enhanced Collaboration: Making UC Managed Services Work For You
Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics

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In 2010, more than 26 million Americans, or nearly 20 percent of the U.S. workforce, worked from home or remotely for an entire day at least once a month, according to Telework 2011, a WorldatWork report. These statistics make it clear: A good chunk of our workforce has more than one office.
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Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
The National Reconnaissance Office provides satellite imagery for intelligence operations and national defense. Here's a look at the agency's most recent rocket launches.

Microsoft Surface Too Pricey For Consumers?
Office 15 bundling, plus Microsoft's desire not to undercut its PC-making partners, could limit Surface tablets to market's high end, NPD analyst says.

Windows Phone 8: Ready For Business?
Windows Phone 8 has five important new elements for enterprises. But simply compare Windows Phone 8 to iOS and Android and you'll miss Microsoft's larger goal.

Microsoft Surface: Enterprise Tablet Market Isn't Enough
Windows 8 tablets will need to take off with consumers before CIOs will embrace them. Here's why.

8 Things Tablets Still Can't Do
Have we really entered a post-PC world? The new Apple iPad and its tablet rivals still come up short on a few important measures.

 

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Windows Phone 8 Preview: Visual Tour
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 shares a close connection with Windows 8. Take a closer look at what that means for users, enterprises, and developers.   View Now

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How Phones Are Helping Us Drive Safer And Even Measuring How Drunk We Are
At the CTIA conference in New Orleans, I saw all the different ways mobile phones are keeping us connected. From the car to our health, it is clear smartphones are becoming a lifestyle choice.   Watch

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InformationWeek 2012 State Of IT Outsourcing
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