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Apple Slugs Samsung | RIM's London Riot Troubles Grow

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistRIM's London Riot Fallout Increases: BlackBerry Blog Hacked
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Hackers take issue with RIM's cooperation with London Police. Multiple people arrested on charges of inciting others to violence via Facebook.

Don't Blame RIM, Twitter For London Riots
U.K. Police Seek BlackBerry Messages Following Riots

Apple Wins EU Injunction Over Samsung's Galaxy Tab
Samsung barred from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in most of the European Union.

Amazon Cloud Outage Cleanup Hits Software Error
Software error accidentally eliminated data snapshots taken just before Sunday's outage; may complicate some customers' recovery.

Google Researcher Dissects Sophos Antivirus Software
AV product vendors don't provide sufficient technical details on how their products work, researcher says at Black Hat USA.

The State Of Social Media Analytics
Tools to help enterprises sift through mountains of unstructured data to find nuggets of useful information are still immature, says Deloitte expert.

Construction 2.0: How One SMB Runs Without PCs
Silicon Valley Builders Group arms its highly mobile team with smartphones and tablets for real-time productivity and collaboration. Check out the business case for leaving the PC behind.

Intranet Remains Poor Stepchild Of Corporate Websites
Blogs, wikis gain role in corporate intranets, but few enterprises have a Facebook-style or Twitter-like home page, survey shows.

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves. -- Julia Morgan


Construction 2.0: How One SMB Runs Without PCs
Intranet Remains Poor Stepchild Of Corporate Websites
Database Breaches: Lessons Learned From Real-World Attacks
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services
Amazon Cloud Outage: What Can Be Learned?
Building an Enterprisewide Data Archiving Strategy
Virtual Event: SIP Trunking -- Making It Happen

Posted By Bprince:
"I was thinking about this today when I read something about BlackBerry being the choice device of rioters. I am pretty sure that there were social conditions that had something to do the riots because, well, they usually do."
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Posted By ajones320:
"The thing is that security isn't always important. Even in the business world, most documents are merely routine matters that won't be useful to anyone outside the company."
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services
Organizations that manage their printer, copier, scan and fax fleets can save between 10% and 30% of their total print costs - and by improving paper-based processes, can save even more. Download this report to discover which MPS providers display both completeness of vision and ability to execute.
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Amazon Cloud Outage: What Can Be Learned?
Primary and backup power systems fail when lightning strikes EC2 data center in Dublin. Could customers have braced for this unusual event?

U.K. Police Seek BlackBerry Messages Following Riots
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has offered to help the police with their investigation, but has not specified what data will be shared.

Apple iOS, Windows Phone 7 Win Usability Contest
In an experiment with smartphone novices, Microsoft's WP7 and Apple's iOS mobile platforms outshine BlackBerry and Android, say Harvard researchers.

Johns Hopkins Execs: How To Make Medicine Smarter
CIO and chief medical information officer share lessons learned on electronic health records, embedded intelligence, risk reduction, and personalized medicine.

HP TouchPad Starting Tablet Price Wars?
Two price drops last week on HP's tablet, plus the impending arrival of Amazon's tablet, point to falling price tags. But much more mobile disruption lies ahead in the next few months.



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Mozilla's Web-Only Operating System Layer
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Citrix NetScaler: Working with Intel and Microsoft Solutions
Citrix Systems Engineer, Mark Borrow, demonstrates Citrix NetScaler with Intel at Microsoft TechEd 2011.   Watch

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