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The End Of Data Centers? | How To Lose Your Best IT Employees

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  Friday, April 20, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist How To Lose Your Best IT Employees
By Chris Murphy
Ignore what motivates people in their jobs and they'll eventually leave. Our IT Salary Survey provides data you can use to cultivate your top performers.

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Amazon: Era Of Data Centers Ending
At Amazon Web Service Summit 2012, Amazon's Adam Selipski cites "undeniable signs" of a cloud transition. Within 20 years, most enterprises will run entirely in the cloud, he says.

Oracle, Google Struggle To Explain APIs To Jury
Day four of Oracle's copyright and patent lawsuit against Google's Android OS brings a lesson in API design and programming that even the judge declares 'confusing.'

iPhone 5 May Get New Display, 'Liquidmetal'
Reports that surfaced this week suggest the next iPhone will use brand-new touch screen technology and will be encased in something called "liquidmetal."

FBI Seizes Anonymizing Email Service Server
Privacy activists criticize the FBI's anonymous remailer server takedown that resulted from a bomb threat investigation.

Apple Mac Attack Began With Infected WordPress Sites
Security researchers watch for a possible Flashback comeback by the botnet operators.

OpenStack Is Not A Proprietary Cloud, Kemp Argues
Former NASA CTO and Nebula founder Chris Kemp says private clouds will need to be based on a flexible, general purpose set of open source code that can work with public clouds.

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Nearly 14,000 IT pros took our 2012 salary survey, providing insights into salaries and bonuses. What can you learn to increase your paycheck and career satisfaction?

Windows 8 Enterprise: 6 Key Features For IT
Microsoft has added new enterprise features to Windows 8, while enhancing some holdovers from Windows 7.

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

10 Massive Security Breaches
They make the news on a regular basis: incidents in which a company or government agency's security is breached, leading to a loss of information, personal records, or other data. There are many ways to measure the size or cost of a security breach. Some result in the loss of millions of data records, some affect millions of people, and some wind up costing the affected businesses a lot of money. Not to mention, the questions of you calculate the value of personal medical information vs. credit card numbers. Here are ten security breaches of epic scale, plus one "bonus" incident that ranks among the boneheaded moves of all time.


 

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