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  Monday, January 23, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Windows 8 Promises 1-Second Wi-Fi Connections
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft also is adding features to Windows 8 to make it more mobile-friendly, such as the ability to turn off radios and tools to reduce unnecessary bandwidth consumption.

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RIM's New CEO: 5 Must-Do Items
Research In Motion finally has a new CEO. Here's what Thorsten Heins needs to do to get the BlackBerry-maker back on track.

Hackers Jailbreak iPad 2, iPhone 4S
It took 10 months for hackers to crack iOS 5.0.1. Workplaces that allow bring your own device need to act immediately to avoid potential security risks.

Windows Phone Predicted To Overtake iOS By 2015
Nokia partnership will launch Microsoft's platform to second place in global smartphone market share, iSuppli forecasts.

PepsiCo Makes Employees Social Ambassadors
PepsiCo is turning a bit of its intranet inside-out--making selected internal newsletter articles available to post externally.

Cloud Platform Stress Tests Mobile Apps
SOASTA has updated its CloudTest Platform to do automated mobile application testing. Developers can put touch- and gesture-based interactions on iOS and Android devices through their paces.

Defense Dept. CIO Needs More Authority, Board Says
Defense department's advisory board urges military to give DOD CIO more authority to drive data center consolidation and cloud computing.

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Cybercriminals are using more advanced methods to target online users. One of the fastest growing threats today is the man-in-the-browser (MITB) Trojan attack - an attack designed to intercept data as it passes over a secure communication between a user and an online application. This white paper introduces the MITB attack, explains the infection rate, features and functionality of the attack and provides advice on how financial institutions can mitigate the threat.
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10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers
Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.

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.

Social Malice: One In 60 Facebook Posts Are Malicious
LinkedIn users feel safest, according to new social networking data gathered by Barracuda networks--but not for long.

CES 2012 Gadget Wrap-Up: Cool To Crazy
The Consumer Electronics Show offers thousands of products, from the sublime to the bizarre. Check out some of the more notable entries of 2012.

10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.


 

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