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  Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Windows 8 Tablets: Why Microsoft Must Slash Prices
By Michael Endler
Microsoft can maintain its market dominance with Windows 8 if it tries something not in its normal playbook.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Hits April 11 For $399
Microsoft Windows 8 Security Software Lacks Teeth

8 MOOCs Transforming Education
The early market for massively open online courses brings more approaches than you might realize. Take a look at 8 game changers.

What Would Apple-Yahoo Deal Spell?
Apple and Yahoo are in talks to see what new role Yahoo might play on iOS devices. If it happens, the deal could further sour Apple's relationship with Google.

LulzSec Hackers Plead Guilty To CIA, Sony Attacks
Three men admit in London courtroom they launched distributed denial of service attacks and defacements that targeted a variety of websites.

Android's A 'Trojan Horse,' Microsoft-Backed Group Charges says Google's decision to offer Android at no cost represents predatory pricing.

Oracle Cuts Big Data Appliance Down To Size
Few big data deployments start really big, so Oracle's new six-node 'Starter Rack' Big Data Appliance stores 216 terabytes and costs $160,000.

Piston Ships OpenStack On A Stick 2.0
Piston releases 2.0 version of Enterprise OpenStack, a pre-configured cloud OS loaded on a memory device, ready for building private clouds.

Security Job Market Rocks, But Pressures Rise
Security continues to be information technology's hottest necessary evil, but the pressures of doing more with less are starting to wear on professionals.

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Posted By Michael Endler:
"You're right that PCs aren't dead; as I wrote in the article, even according to Gartner's estimates, the PC industry will still ship more than 270 million units in 2017. I suspect most "dying" industries would envy that kind of volume."
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Research: 2013 State Of Database Technology
Among more than 700 respondents, use of virtualization is up; 91% are using, piloting or investigating Hadoop; and 16% are leveraging cloud for their primary databases. But pricing is still a sore point, and security advances are elusive.
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Insecurity With Java
In the wake of a zero-day vulnerability being exploited by multiple active attacks, IT teams wait for Oracle to respond. Again. Here's how to keep your systems safe. Get our report today.
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The New Wave Of DDoS Attacks: How To Prepare And Respond
Hear what the experts say about the new wave of DDoS attacks, how they're larger, more complex and dangerous than ever. What are the risks to your business? How can you prepare? Learn from Neustar's Rodney Joffe and other security leaders.
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Detecting And Stopping Advanced Threats
Every enterprise has high-value information that is vital to its success. As cyber-attack techniques become more sophisticated your digital gold is increasingly vulnerable. Download this eBook to learn what cybercriminals are doing to target you and your business.
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How To Bug Mitch McConnell's Office
"Bugging" in the context of politics raises images of burglars messing with telephones and clunky tape recorders in the Oval Office. Now you'd just use malware.

Android's A 'Trojan Horse,' Microsoft-Backed Group Charges says Google's decision to offer Android at no cost represents predatory pricing.

The Freedom From Information Act
The U.S. government needs to takes transparency more seriously.

10 Best And Worst Cellphones Of All Time
From clamshell to multitouch, these cellphones made their mark -- for better or worse.

How Netflix Is Ruining Cloud Computing
A laser focus on Amazon Web Services and seeming disregard for next-gen best practices could spell lock-in, and derail real IaaS competition.


8 MOOCs Transforming Education
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10 Best And Worst Cellphones Of All Time
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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

CES 2013: It's A Wrap!
CES; the car show



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InformationWeek 2013 State Of The Data Center Survey
Data center transformation is under way, and the battle lines are drawn between task-specific hardware and a homogeneous virtualized environment. InformationWeek is conducting a survey to gauge the state of enterprise data centers in 2013.
Survey ends April 19

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