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  Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Microsoft Tech Support Scams: Why They Thrive
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Readers detail "frozen DNS Trojan" cold calls and "repairs" that lead to $882 in unauthorized wire transfers.

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Lumia 925 Trades Metal For Plastic
Nokia's lighter, slimmer Lumia 925 shows that the company has been listening to customer complaints.

Google Combines Storage For Gmail, Drive, Photos
Google users now get 15 GB free for Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos.

The 2 Faces Of IT In Education
John Barnes: Why IT is still more for classroom logistics than for instruction (no stupidity or wickedness required).

Big Data Alchemy: Turn Info Into Money
Data markets could become a new market category. Here, companies buy, sell or trade data for mutual benefit.

7 IT Skills Help You Get Hired
Big data, mobile management and security smarts matter. See what other IT specialties will help you get ahead now.

Social Business Not Dead, Just Business As Usual
Social is becoming embedded into applications and business processes. Soon it will cease to be a category.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun." -- Katharine Hepburn

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2013 IT Spending Priorities Survey
IT departments stuck playing catch-up will never be able to innovate and become a true strategic partner to the business, but that's the situation many of our survey respondents find themselves in: 43% say their budgets are flat, 58% say improving security is on the to-do list and 40% say IT faces tougher spending oversight than other departments.
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10 Emerging Threats Your Company May Not Know About
The devil you know is better than the one you don't. Never was that adage truer than in today's complex, ever-changing computing landscape. Unfortunately, new (and sometimes renewed) security threats are rising every day, putting IT and security pros in a defensive posture. In this Dark Reading report, we examine 10 emerging threats that you should have on your radar now.
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Leveraging Shared Intelligence For Collaborative Defense Failing To Open
Our inability to share information about how we are being attacked, and who is launching those attacks, leaves us at a disadvantage. Sharing threat intelligence is the first step to changing the dynamics of this situation.
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Five Myths Of Cloud Computing
Cloud computing has been as visible as any topic in IT. This white paper separates fact from fiction, reality from myth, and, in doing so, will aide senior IT executives as they make decisions around cloud computing.
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8 Free, Must-Have Windows 8 Apps
These free Windows 8 apps will help you and your business bootstrap your way to using Microsoft's new OS productively.

Why IT Is Struggling To Build Private Clouds
Think private clouds offer all the flexibility and none of the risk? IT is missing out if it doesn’t prepare for public cloud use.

Google I/O: Android, Chrome Not Merging
Clarifying some speculation before the Google I/O conference, Google says it has no immediate plans to combine Android and Chrome into one platform.

Big Data Analytics Master's Degrees: 20 Top Programs
These one-year and two-year graduate programs are just what's needed to close the big-data talent gap. Read on to find a school that fits your ambitions and background.

8 Things Microsoft Should Fix In Windows Blue
Windows 8 has left a lot of folks fuming. Can Windows Blue win them back?





 

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8 Free, Must-Have Windows 8 Apps
These free Windows 8 apps will help you and your business bootstrap your way to using Microsoft's new OS productively.   View Now

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VIDEOS

Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

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CES 2013: It's A Wrap!
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