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  Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Between The Lines Columnist Windows 8 Upgrade Plans: Exclusive Research
A majority of enterprises have upgrade plans for Windows 8, though it won't be available until next year. See what else IT pros have to say about Microsoft's "reimagined" operating system.

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DOD Approves Dell Android Tablet For Use
Dell's Streak 5 tablet is being tested for use on defense networks, where the RIM BlackBerry currently prevails.

Were Your IDs, Passwords Stolen? Check PwnedList
Site lets you check whether your login details are among 5 million compromised data records amassed since June.

How Many Lightbulbs Does Uncle Sam Use?
White House releases energy data, mobile and Web apps, to promote energy efficiency in agencies and beyond.

IBM Builds Warchest: More Acquisitions Ahead?
Proceeds from $1.85 billion debt offering may be used to help fund more acquisitions by IBM, which is moving deeper into new markets like cloud-based apps.

Microsoft Pushes Kinect Beyond Gaming
As Microsoft Kinect celebrates its first birthday, hands-free motion control system originally developed as an Xbox 360 add-on moves into scientific and commercial applications.

Mac Discrimination: Bad For The Enterprise
Companies should stop discouraging their employees from using Macs and adopt policies that promote technology choice, finds Forrester report.

How Best Western Listens To Social Media
The hotel chain works with customer feedback specialist Medallia to blend social feedback with survey results.

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Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers. -- Aristotle

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4 Fixes For iPhone 4S Battery Woes
While you wait for Apple's engineers to pinpoint the source of iPhone battery problems, take these steps to save power.

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.

10 Innovative iOS 5 Apps
Apple's iOS 5 mobile operating system includes 200 new features and more than 1,500 new APIs. Here are 10 great examples of how iOS developers used them to create cool apps.

iPhone 4S Battery Life Powers Complaints
Some iPhone 4S owners report that their devices lose power too quickly.

Google TV Tries Again, Adds Android App Suppport
Google TV's new software is ready and will soon be available for Logitech and Sony hardware.

 

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Stylish HTC Rhyme Is Priced Upscale
The Rhyme, HTC's newest Android Gingerbread phone, has color-coordinated accessories aimed at consumers. The phone is available on Verizon Wireless and has excellent battery life, but it's priced a little high for the features it offers.   View Now

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Social Business in Financial Services.
Boxley Llewellyn, IBM"s Director of Growth Initiatives for the Financial Services Sector, offers useful insight into how banks can become social businesses   Watch

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Payments: Customers, Markets and Risk.
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