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Between The Lines Columnist 9 Ways Hacktivists Shocked The World In 2012
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Despite the arrests of alleged LulzSec and Anonymous ringleaders, ongoing attacks -- including Muslim hackers disrupting U.S. banks -- prove hacktivism remains alive and well.

Who Is Anonymous: 10 Key Facts
Anonymous Continues Westboro Church Attacks

Facebook's 2012 Highs And Lows
2012 brought big ups and downs for Facebook, and for the companies that have bet some of their business on it.

10 Year-End To-Do Items For IT Leaders
It's time to reflect, give thanks, recharge and come out of the gate swinging in 2013.

HTC Prepping Windows 8 Rival To iPad Mini?
HTC 7-inch tablet could pit Microsoft's Windows 8 OS against Amazon's Kindle Fire and Apple's iPad mini.

Google Privacy Convictions Overturned By Italian Court
Four Google executives had been convicted of violating Italian privacy law after a video of a boy being bullied was uploaded to Google Video.

Red Hat Buys ManageIQ, Gains Hybrid Cloud Tools
Red Hat will pay $104 million to fill out self-provisioning and performance management for its virtualization environment, get multi-hypervisor capability.

7 SMB Technology Predictions For 2013
What's in store for small and midsize business technology in the new year?

Cloud Jobs: 7 Million In 3 Years, IDC Says
Microsoft-sponsored IDC report says there are currently 1.7 million open cloud positions just waiting to be filled.

"A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self." -- Charles Dickens


7 SMB Technology Predictions For 2013
Cloud Jobs: 7 Million In 3 Years, IDC Says
Research: 2012 Mobility/BYOD Staffing Survey
IDC: Real-Time Compression Advances Storage Optimization
12 Gifts For The End Of The World
Is Your Network Ready for BYOD?
InformationWeek 2013 U.S. IT Salary Survey

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"I don't know anyone who craves Windows. Ballmer and Gates think people love Windows. The truth is most people tolerate it because they don't have a choice. They don't leave their mundane job where they have to work on a Windows computer all day and think, 'Boy, I need to get me some more Windows.' It just doesn't happen."
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Research: 2012 Mobility/BYOD Staffing Survey
IT's forging ahead with mobile computing but may not be able to find people with needed skills -- or the budget to pay for them. While 15% of survey respondents plan to increase staff in the area of mobility in the next year, 38% of those who identify it as a top area of staffing increase say a shortage of workers is holding them back from adopting mobile tech, and 19% worry that salary demands will exceed their budgets.
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Research: Mobile Security's Missing Link
We hear a lot about controlling devices and data. But there's a third consideration that's just as critical -- and a lot less high profile. Don't let an intense focus on employee mobile devices leave you exposed via insecure apps.
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IDC: Real-Time Compression Advances Storage Optimization
It should come as no surprise that storage budgets are constantly under pressure from opposing forces: On one hand, economic forces are pushing budgets to either stay flat or, in many cases, shrink as a percentage of a company's revenue. On the other hand, the infrastructure struggles to keep up with the pace of data growth, pressured by many variables, both social and economic. Businesses have no choice but to acclimate their storage infrastructure to the unprecedented levels at which data is growing.
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Five Ways Online Backup Keeps Your Data Safe
Explore five key areas in-depth and the measures taken to uphold Carbonite’s commitment to data privacy and security. Download this free white paper to learn how to protect your critical business data with cloud backup.
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10 Best Android Apps Of 2012
Check out these 10 gems that stood out from the crowd of 700,000 Android apps.   View Now

9 Bargain IT Tools For SMBs
Big Data's Surprising Uses: From Lady Gaga To CIA


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Kaggle Crowdsources The Data Scientist Problem
Kaggle CEO Anthony Goldbloom describes how his company uses crowdsourcing to bring data scientists to organizations that need them, using competitions to spur innovation.   Watch

SugarSync 2.0: More Convenient, More Enterprise Focus
Dwolla Builds Mobile Payment Network Of The Future



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