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Cellphone Driving Ban: Good Idea? | 5 Moves Microsoft Must Make In 2012

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  Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011
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Between The Lines Columnist 5 Moves Microsoft Must Make In 2012
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's to-do list for 2012 should include acquisitions, a strong tablet launch, and a move into services.

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Cellphone Driving Ban: Good Idea?
NTSB's controversial vote to ban drivers from using phones for any reason pits convenience against safety. Now it's up to individual states to pass and enforce any legal changes.

More Companies Recruit Via Social Networks
LinkedIn, Facebook, and similar networks can help companies engage with active job seekers, plus hidden gems who may not be hunting.

7 Enterprise Social Platforms Think Beyond Facebook
Want a "Facebook for the enterprise" to help improve collaboration? These 7 players show today's wide range of options for internal social networking.

Top Tablet Tips For Security Pros
You've got security strategies for portable PCs and a policy for smartphones. Consider these tips and tricks to manage those devices in-between.

SAP: We'll Be No. 2 Database Player By 2015
At SAP Influencer Summit in Boston, SAP unveils plans for cloud hiring spree and Hana-led database push. Can it push by IBM, Microsoft, and Teradata in just 3 years?

Hitachi Enhances Private Cloud Storage Gateway
Hitachi Data Ingestor now lets users share data, migrated data to the Hitachi Content Platform, and restore previously deleted files.

Social Overload? Bottlenose Promises Intelligent Filtering
Startup offers high-performance app to sort and organize social streams from Twitter and Facebook.

Apple's Year In Review, 2011
Despite Apple's many marketing, business, and technology achievements this year, 2011 will be remembered as the year that Steve Jobs died. Consider these 11 other highs and lows For Apple in 2011.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. -- Victor Kiam

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Managed Services Deliver Cost Savings And Control
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10 Cool iPad Apps From Uncle Sam
The federal government has embraced mobile applications with enthusiasm, creating dozens of iPhone and Android smartphone apps. More recently, agencies have begun developing iPad apps. These 10 stand out for their visual appeal and functionality.

10 Essential Cloud Apps For SMBs
Online tools let you get going fast and pay as you go, two factors that appeal especially to SMBs. From productivity to analytics, these 10 apps deserve your attention.

Apple's Year In Review, 2011
Despite Apple's many marketing, business, and technology achievements this year, 2011 will be remembered as the year that Steve Jobs died. Consider these 11 other highs and lows For Apple in 2011.

5 Moves Microsoft Must Make In 2012
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's to-do list for 2012 should include acquisitions, a strong tablet launch, and a move into services.

5 Worst Cloud Washers Of 2011
Want to be a cloud vendor? Just rename your existing product, after a few tweaks. Check out our list of 2011's top offenders.

 


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Apple's Year In Review, 2011
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Holiday Gift Guide For Tech Gadget Lovers
Need a gift idea for the tech gadget geek in your life? Here are several of the hottest new tech toys for the 2011 holiday season, from the Looxcie Camera to the Logitech Harmony Link to the Amazon Kindle Fire, and much much more.   Watch

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Box.net CEO Aaron Levie Takes On Microsoft
HP Chairman Ray Lane: Focus On Innovation

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InformationWeek 2012 Big Data Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey on big data and the strategies used to manage the challenges large data stores present. Upon completion, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an Apple 32-GB iPod Touch. Survey ends Dec. 16.
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Cloud Connect Workshops Launched
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