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Duqu Workaround Emerges | NASA Eyes Tractor Beam

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  Friday, November 4, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistNASA Aims To Build Tractor Beam
By Elizabeth Montalbano
Towing spaceships isn't in the immediate plans, but the agency hopes $100,000 investment in moving objects with lasers will pay off in the laboratory.

NASA Plans Cloud Marketplace For Scientists
NASA Enterprise 2.0 Expert: Graceful Failures OK

Microsoft Details Duqu Workaround
Patch Tuesday next week won't have a fix for the newly discovered zero-day vulnerability, but Microsoft says it will deliver one as soon as it can.

iPhone Battery Got You Down? Use These Cases
While Apple tinkers with the code in iOS 5 to improve iPhone battery life, here's a selection of battery cases that will extend the usefulness of your device.

A Security Pro's Guide To Patch Management
With so many applications and vulnerabilities, the question is which patches to deploy first.

BYOD Strategy Should Start With Data-Centric Security
Is "your device is now our device" the approach that your IT team takes? It's time to get back to data security first principles.

How Fast Is Your Mobile App? Gomez Knows
Compuware's Gomez links to Google Mobile Page Speed service to measure mobile application performance for 5,000 different devices.

Whitman Refines HP's Tech Leadership Team
Boeing exec John Hinshaw brings experience in IT, business development, and complex, global supply chains.

Apple Neuters Mac App Store Software
Some Mac OS developers say requirement that third-party Mac OS X apps will have to run in a "sandbox" for security's sake stifles innovation.

Believe you can and you're halfway there. -- Theodore Roosevelt


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"Sadly we have too many folks at HHS and at the ONC who have never written a stick of code to understand all the processes and mechanics and thus we get deadlines that make CIOs nuts."
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"I think that the Occupy movement will be thrown a bone, that this group will react just as every other group has in the last 50 years and will chew on that bone contentedly."
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There are more than 125 Android devices created by more than 30 manufacturers, offered by more than 15 carriers in the market -- and many of them install custom software on the devices they sell. This adds up to a lot of variation and fragmentation, creating challenges from both a management and security standpoint. Learn how to handle the Android device fragmentation dilemma, while maximizing productivity and minimizing risk to the organization.
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Hosted Contact Center Solutions: Setting the Record Straight
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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 Batterygate Mea Culpa Doesn't Soothe
The iPhone 4S is one of the year's highest-profile tech products, from a company with a slavish devotion to getting every detail right. How does this happen?

Facebook: Latest 'Hack' Was Old, Invalid User IDs
Hacking group "Team Swastika" released apparent Facebook usernames and passwords, but the social network says the data isn't tied to live accounts.

Social Malice: One In 60 Facebook Posts Are Malicious
LinkedIn users feel safest, according to new social networking data gathered by Barracuda networks--but not for long.

10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.



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