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Between The Lines Columnist Technology Titans, 2.0: Women Lead IBM, HP
By Fritz Nelson
IBM seems to have picked just the right person, at just the right time, without drama--despite the historic significance.

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RIM Delays PlayBook OS Update
Research In Motion has put off the promised fall software update for its PlayBook tablet until February 2012.

CIA: Cloud Solving Our Petascale Data Problem
Central Intelligence Agency CIO Gus Hunt says cloud computing will save money, produce better intelligence gathering and analysis, and even improve information security at the agency.

10 Scariest Enterprise Social Networking Mistakes
With Halloween just around the corner, consider these 10 frightening mistakes that companies must avoid as they brave the labyrinth that is social networking.

As Cisco TelePresence Turns 5, New Flavors
Videoconferencing technology celebrates its fifth birthday with smaller, more portable, and less expensive products.

Dell's Boomi Lets Apps Talk Via Cloud Hub
Latest release of AtomSphere helps you build a connected business process, using lightweight rule engine to govern how applications update each other's data.

EHR Worst Practices
Just a partial list of EHR snafus emphasizes the need for a better system of tracking errors.

Should Mobile Medical Apps Require FDA Approval?
The new FDA guidelines may create headaches for developers, but there is an upside for doctors and patients.

UBS Finds Risk Management Stress Test Costly
UBS failed to stop a single rogue trader from racking up $2 billion in losses. Yet, some experts argue that banks overall may be better than others at managing risk.

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When Nokia World kicks off in London on Wednesday, look for the company's first Microsoft Windows Phone devices. But don't look for unique.

Windows XP At 10: No Life Support
Businesses that have not begun the Windows 7 transition may find themselves scrambling, Microsoft says.

Facebook: Latest 'Hack' Was Old, Invalid User IDs
Hacking group "Team Swastika" released apparent Facebook usernames and passwords, but the social network says the data isn't tied to live accounts.

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Under the leadership of Steve Jobs, Apple became a technology leader and cultural force. Take a look back at some favorite Jobs moments and ideas.

Windows 8 Visual Tour: Microsoft's New Desktop
Microsoft this week gave developers the first in-depth look at Windows 8--the operating system that could finally make it a player in the tablet market. Take a look at key elements.

 

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