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Between The Lines Columnist 6 Ways Apple Is Polishing Mac Security
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Apple no longer markets Macs as malware-free, but rather "built for security," and refines protection in Mountain Lion.

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BlackBerry 10 Delay Could Spell RIM's Doom
Research In Motion has postponed the release of its next-generation smartphone platform to 2013 and plans to lay off 5,000 employees. Is there any hope left?

Google Compute Engine Ignores VMware, Microsoft Users
Google's new cloud infrastructure service is geared to Linux workloads running in KVM. What does that mean for VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix users?

LinkedIn Breach: Leading CISOs Share 9 Protection Tips
In the wake of LinkedIn's high-profile data breach, could your company suffer a similar fate? Leading chief information security officers share their techniques for building a better security program.

Obamacare Victory Spells More Work For Healthcare CIOs
CIOs and CMIOs can expect many more sleepless nights now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act.

Nokia Update Turns Lumia Phones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots
Patch for Lumia 710 and 800 also adds new camera features, but potential buyers may decide to wait for Windows Phone 8.

Google I/O Day 2: Chrome Hits iOS, IaaS Play
Google Compute Engine is an infrastructure-as-a-service offering that competes with Amazon Web Services, while Chrome browser is now used by 310 million people, execs said at Google I/O.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
'Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.' -- Dean Acheson

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Google I/O Day 2: Chrome Hits iOS, IaaS Play
Research: Alternative Application Delivery
Proactive Response to Today's Advanced Persistent Threats
Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
Supporting an Enterprise-wide Data Archive and Retention Strategy
Virtual Event: Big Data Analytics

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Microsoft Surface Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
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.

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.

Google Nexus Q: Fight For Living Room On
Google's Nexus Q home media device lets Android phone and tablet users push content from their handhelds to a TV or stereo system.

Obama's Attack On Outsourcing Rings Hypocritical
Campaign jabs at Mitt Romney notwithstanding, the evidence suggests the President wants to use outsourcing to boost ties with India and level the global playing field.

Google Compute Engine Challenges Amazon
At Google I/O, Google Compute Engine debuts, bringing Google into more direct competition with infrastructure-as-a-service market leader Amazon Web Services. But don’t forget about Microsoft.

 

SLIDESHOWS
Google I/O: 10 Awesome Visions
Google Glasses, the Nexus Q home entertainment streaming device, Android software upgrades, and a Nexus tablet shine at day one of Google's I/O developer conference.   View Now

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Huawei Continues To Take On Cisco In The Enterprise With CloudEngine
Chinese manufacturer, Huawei, announced CloudEngine, a data center switch, at Interop Las Vegas 2012, further demonstrating its intention to go toe-to-toe with Cisco.   Watch

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McAfee Adds Scale, VMWare Support To Security Platform
Gigamon Visualizes Virtualization Traffic

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