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Between The Lines Columnist Apple-Samsung Judge 'Livid' Over Document Disclosure
By Charles Babcock
After judge refused to admit slides as evidence, Samsung attorney releases them to reporters in effort to show Apple borrowed iPhone concepts from Sony.

Apple: Samsung Copied iPhone, iPad
Apple TV Gets Hulu Plus Streaming Video
Apple Vs. Samsung: Opening Day In $2.5 Billion Case

Oracle Loses HP Itanium Court Battle
Judge rules Oracle's dumping of support for partner's products was not "business as usual," orders software vendor to support HP's Itanium-based servers. Oracle says it will appeal.

RIM To Sell LTE 4G PlayBook Tablet
Research In Motion announces new LTE 4G-compatible PlayBook. Tablet goes on sale in Canada August 9, but it's unclear when it will be sold in the U.S.

Apple Security Talk Suggests iOS Limits
Apple rightly earned plaudits for delivering a presentation on iOS security at Black Hat. But what was left unsaid may have revealed new details about its hush-hush app-review process.

Netflix Wants You To Adopt Chaos Monkey
Netflix has made its own automated disaster testing service, Chaos Monkey, available as a free public download. Should you turn it loose on your own systems?

CIA Joins Federal Mobile App Brigade
Intelligence agency's new mobile app provides job announcements, news, virtual museum tours.

Fusion-io Software Enables Solid State SAN Array
Ion Data Accelerator allows expensive PCIe flash drives to be shared across physical and virtual servers, lowers the cost of storage.

"Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose." -- Tom Krause


CIA Joins Federal Mobile App Brigade
Fusion-io Software Enables Solid State SAN Array
IT Pro Ranking: IPS and IDS
Engaging Customers in the Social Era
Apple: Samsung Copied iPhone, iPad
Strategies for Managing Distributed IT Environments
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Android and Apple devices make backup a challenge for IT. Look to smart policy, cloud services, and MDM for answers.

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IT Pro Ranking: IPS and IDS
IBM/ISS leads our vendor evaluation survey of network IPS/IDS vendors, earning an overall performance rating of 75%. Cisco Systems and Check Point Software Technologies are just behind at 74%. IT pros also evaluated HP, Intel, Juniper Networks and Snort. When it comes to IPD/IDS features, IBM topped the competition for attack blocking and centralized management-two categories where open source stalwart Snort fared the worst.
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You won't lose your shirt on a desktop virtualization initiative, but don't expect it to be simple to build or free of complications. This report examines the three biggest problems when developing a business case for VDI: storage costs, ongoing licensing, and the wisdom of prolonging the investment in PC infrastructure.
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Engaging Customers in the Social Era
Top companies now know that social media is a powerful way to listen to their customers. The most successful service teams today are not only monitoring social, they're actively participating in the conversation. Download this white paper to learn how.
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4 Keys to Building a Successful, Scalable Mobile App Strategy
Companies now have a window of opportunity to think about how mobile can empower their business as radically as the web did. By making mobile a part of their overall IT strategy, companies can transform their relationships with their customers, employees, and partners in even greater ways than they did with the web.
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Apple: Samsung Copied iPhone, iPad
Samsung denies charges as day two of infringement trial sees opening statements and first Apple witness.

Mac Malware Spies On Email, Survives Reboots
Crisis malware lets attackers install without an administrator password and intercept email, IM, and other communications.

Apple TV Gets Hulu Plus Streaming Video
Cord cutters celebrate the on-demand TV and movie service's arrival on Apple's set-top box.

Google Wallet Now Supports All Major Credit, Debit Cards
Google's cloud-based service can handle payments for credit and debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Windows 8 Is Fully Baked, Microsoft Says
Redmond's new operating system hit the RTM stage on Wednesday and will soon be available to developers and IT departments. Everyone else must wait until October 26.


Google Nexus 7: Latest Must-Have Tablet
Meet the Nexus 7, the first Android tablet sold directly by Google and the first to run Android 4.1, a.k.a. Jelly Bean. The 7-inch tablet is priced like an ebook reader but offers a lot more. Its low price, big screen, and impressive performance might give Apple's iPod Touch and low-end iPad a run for the money, too. Don't completely count out Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 just yet, though.   View Now

11 Security Sights Seen Only At Black Hat
HTC One X: Big Screen In Thin, Fast Phone


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First Look At Windows 8, Microsoft's Office 2013��
BYTE takes a first look at a Windows 8 Preview on Samsung's Series 7 Slate. Microsoft is eager to get their Office suite tablet and touch ready, but a lot of the functionality may be lost without bluetooth accessories.   Watch

The Most Interesting IT Guy In The World, Part 3
Highlights: Microsoft Introduces New Office and Windows 8



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