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  Friday, February 10, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Microsoft To Patch 21 Bugs Tuesday
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Microsoft previews fixes in apps including Internet Explorer and Windows. Meanwhile, Google patched 20 bugs in its Chrome browser.

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Google Preps Dropbox Cloud Storage Rival
Google will soon release an update to its long-rumored "GDrive" and a home entertainment system, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Apple Manufacturer Foxconn Hit By Hacktivists
Hacktivist group Swagg Security releases log-in credentials for the electronics manufacturing giant and its customers, numerous servers taken offline.

Windows 8 ARM Tablets: 8 Must-Know Facts
Microsoft is building a version of Windows specifically for tablets and ultralight notebooks that will run ARM SoC chips, and it's unlike any Windows version you've seen before.

Big Data Brings Customer Challenges, Opportunities To Banks
As banks amass exabytes of data on their customers, they are responsible for mining and responsibly using it.

Google Wallet PIN Cracked
Fix for mobile payment vulnerability could require banks to take over some security responsibility.

India's Outsourcing Economy Booms
Despite calls from Washington to keep jobs onshore, U.S. companies seem to be sending more tech work to the subcontinent, as offshoring sales spike 19%

The Public Sector CRM Opportunity
Disconnected governments and disempowered citizens are why we need a full-blown, nationwide public sector CRM program.

Webcam Bug Enables Virtual Home Invasions
Trendnet releases firmware updates to prevent home security cameras from being accessed without a password.

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Who Is Anonymous: 10 Key Facts
Anonymous 'hacktivists' aim to expose what they call government and establishment hypocrisy. Take a closer look at the group, its offshoots, and its infamous attacks.

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Date Confirmed
Microsoft is set to release a trial version of its touch-centric operating system to everyday computer users.

Windows 8 Upgrade Plans: Exclusive Research
A majority of enterprises have upgrade plans for Windows 8, though it won't be available until next year. See what else IT pros have to say about Microsoft's "reimagined" operating system.

10 Android App Flops
Among Android apps, you'll find some jewels--and many stinkers. Here's our top 10 list of Android apps to skip, including a few names you might not expect.

6 Predictions For Business Intelligence In 2012
A look at in-memory analysis, visual discovery, big data, mobile BI, cloud and social BI achievements in 2011 and forecasts for the year ahead.

 


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