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Between The Lines Columnist 6 Facebook Problems Need Fixing
By Thomas Claburn
After the IPO hoopla, there's work to do. Facebook might have 845 million users, but that does not mean building a business out of user attention will be easy.

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Google Knowledge Graph: How It Changes Search
What does Google's new search technique mean for you? Augmenting search results with sets of associated facts could please users but decrease traffic to other sites.

Why Google's Nexus Strategy Makes Sense
Google is preparing to revamp how "pure Android" smartphones are sold in a move that will surely appeal to diehard Android users.

Forensic Tool Grabs iPhone, iPad Data Remotely
Commercial forensic software from ElcomSoft lets investigators download someone's iPhone or iPad data without physically accessing the device; technique works via iOS device backups on iCloud.

How To Build The Right IT Skills
Every IT pro, no matter how senior, must always be in learning mode, but especially in a lackluster economy.

IBM SmartCloud: As Much Cloud As You Want
IBM expands private, public, and hybrid cloud options for customers with its SmartCloud offerings, including IaaS in IBM data centers with dedicated servers.

5 Ways IT Leaders Can Get More Staff Feedback
Criticism is hard to take, but it can be even harder for employees to offer. Here's how to encourage your IT staff to open up and build a stronger team.

SAP Streamwork: One Customer's Story
Prototype system helps Applied Materials organize approvals on complex custom product specs, but not without tradeoffs.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful." -- RIP Donna Summer (1948 - 2012)

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Strategy: Threat Intelligence: What You Need to Know
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Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing?
Virtual Event: Enterprise Mobility: New Devices, Applications, Platforms, And Priorities

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Strategy: Threat Intelligence: What You Need to Know
In this report, we will examine the drivers for implementing threat intelligence programs, the issues around staffing and costs, and the tools necessary to do the job effectively.
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Research: IT Pro Ranking: Midrange Storage Arrays
IBM and Dell/Compellent are overall leaders in midrange storage, according to IT pros who use or evaluate these products. Find out how 399 IT pros compare vendors on features, price and more.
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How to Build a Private Cloud
Senior IT pro and evangelist Chris Henley provides an overview of the private cloud in this video, explains why organizations would want a private cloud and reveals how to build a private cloud.
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Crowd Sourcing to Advanced Device Management
CIOs want a thriving workforce - one that is creative and efficient -- and see a business opportunity to provide the technologies that empower workers to ultimately have a positive impact on the bottom line. Download this white paper to understand the seven trends and accompanying hypotheses that can guide this transformation.
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MOST POPULAR NEWS
Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Department of Defense technologies under development, from brainy microchips to battlefield transformer vehicles, promise to make the U.S. military more nimble. Here's a visual tour of 20 breakthrough ideas.

10 Wearable Devices To Keep Patients Healthy
Wearable devices equipped with sensors, Web connections, or both, help consumers and healthcare providers track health and fitness. Take a look at what's possible now.

Software Engineer: 2012's Top Job
Hiring demand, high salaries, and some lesser-known perks make software engineering the most enviable profession, CareerCast.com survey finds.

Girls Around Me App: Not Today's Creepiest Stalker
Was the Girls Around Me app tasteless and juvenile? Of course. But we should be far more concerned about being stalked by law enforcement agencies and our cell phone companies.

 


SLIDESHOWS
10 iPad Cases Fit For Summer
Taking your iPad along on vacation this year? Then you will want a special case to protect against sand, surf, and other tablet enemies.   View Now

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VIDEOS
MasterCard's PayPass Turns Your Phone Into A Smarter Wallet
At the CTIA conference in New Orleans, we got a demo of MasterCard's PayPass Wallet. It can be used to book airplane tickets online, pay for cabs when you're roaming around, or even buy a coke with your phone. All using NFC technology.   Watch

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ARM Puts Virtualization In Hardware For BYOD World
NVIDIA Tegra 3: Maxing Out Quad-Core

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WEBCASTS
Does America's Next "Road to Prosperity" lie in Rural Sourcing?
The global economy has driven business out of America with small towns greatly impacted. At the same time, companies are finding that the quality of outsourcing their IT and development to other countries is lacking. A solution has emerged that solves both issues: rural sourcing. We discuss this trend and its benefits. It happens Tuesday, May 22, 2012. More Information & Registration

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RESOURCES AND EVENTS
Virtual Event: Enterprise Mobility: New Devices, Applications, Platforms, And Priorities
At this interactive event, experts and solution providers will offer detailed insight into how to bring some order to the mobile industry innovation chaos. When you register, you will gain access to live webcast presentations and virtual booths packed with free resources.
It happens May 17

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