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Between The Lines Columnist RIM CEO Pledges Enterprise Focus, But Clock Ticks
By Eric Zeman
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins inherited a disaster when he took over in January. His recovery plan, outlined Thursday, just might be what RIM needs, but...

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10 Essential Android Apps For SMBs
No glitz, no glamour, just results: These 10 budget-friendly Android apps help SMB users simplify everyday tasks and power through to-do lists.

FBI's New Sentinel System: Exclusive Look
Our first look at the FBI's $451 million case-management system reveals a user interface and features with the look and feel of a PC application.

Windows 8 Promises 'Edgy' Touch Screens
Microsoft says its new OS will offer edge-to-edge touch fidelity and support for five-finger touch applications.

Google Big Tent: Regulation Vs. Personal Responsibility
Society should embrace the touch-the-stove approach when it comes to online common sense, explains 14-year-old Adora Svitak, author of no less than three books and advocate of techno-youth empowerment, at Google event on Web regulation.

Do We Need World Backup Day?
March 31 is World Backup Day. Do we really need a day devoted to something that we should be doing every day? If we do, we should have a World Test Recovery Day, too.

Virtualization, Unified Communications Meet, At Last
Unified communications servers and virtualization do mix, more enterprises find. But desktop virtualization and UC remains tricky.

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"Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins." -- Carlos Santana

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NSA Chief: China Behind RSA Attacks
Chinese steal a "great deal" of military-related intellectual property, and were responsible for last year's attacks on cybersecurity company RSA, Gen. Keith Alexander tells Senators.

Big Data Talent War: 10 Analytics Job Trends
A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.

Cloud 2012: More Data. More Efficiency. More Devices.
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The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.


 

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Microsoft Keynote at Enterprise Connect 2012
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