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China Hacks: Time To Play Offense?

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  Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist IT Age Discrimination: You're Not The Dinosaur
By Jonathan Feldman
In our discussion of IT ageism, many IT pros say they feel caught in a hiring trap. Don't wait for some big, slow and stupid organization to snap you up.

IT Talent Shortage Or Purple Squirrel Hunt?
IT Age Discrimination Or Employee Inertia?

China Hack Attacks: Play Offense Or Defense?
The Chinese government has been blamed for launching cyber-espionage APT attacks against U.S. businesses.

Google Vs. Zombies -- And Worse
Take an inside look at how Google prepares for catastrophes, from flesh-eating zombies to earthquakes.

Google Preps $7 Million "Wi-Spy" Case Settlement
Google reportedly will settle with 30 states over its controversial Street View Wi-Fi hotspot sniffing program that was undertaken by a "rogue engineer."

12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan to MIT
Higher education can now tap into an explosion of educational resources that are free to view, download and modify.

Apple Ups Security For App Store
Apple begins using secure Web pages -- HTTPS -- for all App Store communications, to protect against password theft and other potential problems.

Is Your Data Big Enough For Big Data?
Convinced you need a big data platform to manage your organization's expanding volumes of information? A traditional database may be good enough.

"Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight." -- John Bradshaw

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Posted By TSRL:
"The bottom line is many, if not most, companies today are only interested in short term goals 'for the shareholders.' Senior employees are usually paid more so they are the first ones to go if someone in upper management wants to reduce costs."
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Informed CIO: Moving Legacy Apps To The Cloud
Can you run that old ERP system on AWS or CloudStack? Yes, and it just may save you money. However, CIOs need to ensure that teams set expectations, use the right tools for the right use case and test before leaping. Oh, and don't get stopped by the application life cycle police.
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Mobile Commerce: State Of The Market
Every business needs a plan for what's projected to be a $1 trillion market by 2017. Here's how to future-proof mobile commerce investments and strategies, navigate a dynamic landscape, gauge the momentum of key companies, and weigh the pros and cons of various approaches and architectures.
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Big Data: Unlocking The Mystery Behind The Numbers
The world is waking up to data. This invisible flood of numbers generated by machines holds a treasure trove of information. Read this white paper to learn three ways analytics can impact your business by.
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Power Distribution In Data Centers
Today's data center managers are being asked to do more with less: to supply more computing power using less energy in a smaller space, while meeting limited budgets and maintaining mission-critical reliability. This white paper focuses on solutions that are successfully meeting these demands.
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Google Nexus 4 Phone Slick, But Limited
Google's flagship Nexus 4 phone is a compelling entry in a crowded marketplace. During my testing the Nexus 4 proved a reliable, capable piece of hardware. The display is great, and its size and weight make it easy to slip into a pocket. But, there are some hardware limitations that will likely deter people from buying it — the 3G only, no micro SD expansion, most notably.

10 Best Android Apps Of 2012
Check out these 10 gems that stood out from the crowd of 700,000 Android apps.

Chromebook Pixel: My First Week Living In Cloud
After forsaking all other PCs for a week to work with just a Chromebook Pixel and an iPhone, I learned a few lessons about the post-PC era.

Windows 8 Sales Stall: 3 Strategies
Microsoft appears to have a plan for revitalizing Windows 8. But will it be enough to overcome the OS's disappointing launch?

9 Must-Know Java Security Facts
More than half of all Java users are still using Java 6, which Oracle officially retired last month. Is it time for a consumer recall?


12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan to MIT
Higher education can now tap into an explosion of educational resources that are free to view, download and modify. That's disruptive to commercial textbooks, media and assessments.   View Now

Facebook's Futuristic Data Center: Inside Tour
Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask


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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

CES 2013: It's A Wrap!
CES; the car show



Data Protection Management For Enterprises And Service Providers
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