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Between The Lines ColumnistLeap Motion: Control PC With Hand Gestures
By Thomas Claburn
Gesture-based computer interaction, as depicted in "Minority Report," looks like it will soon become commonplace. "The Leap" peripheral lets you control UI elements using gestures made in the air.

Kinect For Windows: Beyond Games And Gorilla Arms
Google Demos Its Augmented Reality Glasses

Anonymous Leaks 1.7 GB Justice Department Database
Attackers were assisted by Anonymous affiliate AntiS3curityOPS, which launched its own anti-NATO attack against the Chicago Police Department website.

VMware Claims It's Cheaper Than Microsoft
VMware-commissioned study claims advanced management capabilities make VMware less expensive than Microsoft virtualization products when you factor in admin time. But beware the red flags.

Microsoft: Windows 8 Systems Coming In Late 2012
Windows 8 tablets and PCs to arrive for holiday season; Microsoft will ditch the Aero glass look in favor of Metro interface and a minimalist design.

Tape Turns 60, Finds Itself Popular Again
Take a look back at tape's beginnings--and see why three big misconceptions about tape no longer apply.

Google Must Make 4 Antitrust Fixes
European Commission demands proposals to address its anti-trust concerns, which include results placement and copying content from other search engines without permission.

SAP Shares Five-Point BI Improvement Plan
SAP is innovating on core business intelligence, visual analysis, mobile, social, and deep analytics. Chatter To Gain IM, Screen Sharing
Salesforce will add instant messaging and presence in June, followed by a pilot of screen sharing for Chatter.

'The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.' -- David Storey


Research: 2012 Consumerization of IT
Private Clouds and AMD Processors: A Match Made in IT Heaven
Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
The Business Value of Data Quality
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Valley View
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Research: 2012 Consumerization of IT
IT is done fighting employees on consumerization: More than half of companies now consider themselves proactive or accepting of consumer-centric tech. Here's how to embrace consumerization on your own terms.
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Best Practices: 10 Steps to an IT Service Catalog
They promise faster service deployment, more flexibility for IT, chargeback capabilities and better resource/utility monitoring, so it's no wonder we've long been intrigued with the concept of a catalog listing IT services.
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Private Clouds and AMD Processors: A Match Made in IT Heaven
Private clouds offer a variety of benefits, from greater IT efficiency and lower costs to increased business agility. AMD Opteron Series processors have many cloud friendly characteristics, such as large memory capacity and bandwidth and high capacity I/O throughput, that make them well suited to cloud computing.
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Mobile Security - Mapping an Ecosystem of Risk

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Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Department of Defense technologies under development, from brainy microchips to battlefield transformer vehicles, promise to make the U.S. military more nimble. Here's a visual tour of 20 breakthrough ideas.

10 Wearable Devices To Keep Patients Healthy
Wearable devices equipped with sensors, Web connections, or both, help consumers and healthcare providers track health and fitness. Take a look at what's possible now.

Why Google's Nexus Plan Makes Sense
Google is preparing to revamp how "pure Android" smartphones are sold in a move that will surely appeal to diehard Android users.

Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.


10 Ways To Get More From Android Devices
Want longer battery life? A faster browser? A way to zap annoying ads? These 10 Android apps and tips can help.   View Now

8 Tablets Fit For Windows 8 Beta
9 Popular Personal Health Record Tools


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Proton Media's Immersive Enterprise Collaboration In 3D
As enterprise organizations try to solve the collaboration problem, Proton Media comes to the rescue with ProtoSphere, an immersive, 3D environment that ties itself to the Microsoft stack (Lync, Outlook, Sharepoint) for a unique experience.   Watch

Elevator Pitch: Aurasma's Augmented Reality; Hitachi Consulting
Evernote Poised To Storm The Enterprise



The Business Value of Data Quality
While the business value of data warehouses and data analytics is generally understood, what is often less obvious is the business value of maintaining high quality data that these solutions rely upon. Using real world examples, Philip Howard of Bloor Research will lay out in pragmatic, business terms the value of automated data quality systems. It happens Thursday, May 31, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek is conducting a survey to determine what's important to you when you're choosing intrusion detection and prevention systems vendors as well as how the vendors are actually doing. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an 16-GB Apple iPad.
Survey ends June 1

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