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Google Wardriving On Hotseat | Tablets, Phablets: Here To Stay

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Between The Lines Columnist Tablet And Phablet Use Rises Steadily
By Eric Zeman
Tablets and phone/tablet combos are here to stay, according to Millennial Media and ABI Research. More than 208 million phablets, like the Samsung Galaxy Note, will ship in 2015.

Memo to Apple: Siri's Charms Fading Fast
Android, iOS Crush BlackBerry Market Share

Reopen Google Wi-Fi Investigation, Say Lawmakers
Two Congressmen call on the Department of Justice to investigate whether Google's wardriving practices violate wiretapping laws.

Angry Birds Malware Sparks $78,000 Fine
British regulators crack down on Latvian company behind the RuFraud malware scheme that placed 27 fake versions of Android apps, including Angry Birds Space, on Google Play.

Eucalyptus CEO Plays On VMware Lock-In Fears
CEO Marten Mickos makes the case that Amazon compatibility in private clouds, with support for major hypervisors, is Eucalyptus' competitive edge.

4 Ways To Supercharge IT Training
Is your company's IT training stuck in the 'same old' rut? Here are some tips to make sure employees get the most out of your IT training dollars.

IBM Bans Dropbox: Should SMBs Follow Suit?
IBM's about-face on bring-your-own policy might be too draconian for small companies, but it serves as a reminder that some popular cloud services...

Nokia Launches Budget Windows Phone Lumia 610
Nokia's Windows Phone lineup now covers all the bases, from the low-end Lumia 610 to the high-end Lumia 900.

"Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes." -- Daniel Defoe


IBM Bans Dropbox: Should SMBs Follow Suit?
Nokia Launches Budget Windows Phone Lumia 610
Research: 2012 Consumerization of IT
Leveraging Security Intelligence to Win the Information Security Arms
Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
The Business Value of Data Quality
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Research: 2012 Consumerization of IT
IT is done fighting employees on consumerization: More than half of companies now consider themselves proactive or accepting of consumer-centric tech. Here's how to embrace consumerization on your own terms.
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Leveraging Security Intelligence to Win the Information Security Arms
Threats can evolve more quickly than the ability to protect against them, which creates a security gap for most organizations. In this webcast, Forrester analyst John Kindervag and HP DVLabs director Dan Holden discuss the importance of leveraging security research and threat intelligence to help close this gap.
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Best Practices for Overcoming Cloud Security Risks
While many public clouds run entirely on virtualized infrastructure, achieving 100% virtualization in most enterprise environments may not be realistic or desirable, for a number of business and tactical reasons. Examples and best practices are covered in this white paper.
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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.

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

Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.


11 BI Tools To Analyze Healthcare Operations
Although clinical decision support systems remain the rock stars in many large hospitals and group practices, let's not forget the need to analyze operational, financial, and quality control data.   View Now

Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Best of Interop 2012: Award Winners


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The Baddest Switch At Interop
Gnodal, which made its Interop debut last year with a line of edge switches, took home top honors this year with its latest 40 gigabit Ethernet aggregation switch, GS0072. They were winners of the Best of Interop award in the catagory of networking.   Watch

Zynga's Adventures in Cloud Computing: From the Public Cloud to ZCloud
Riverbed accelerates Google Apps, SalesForce, Microsoft 360



The Business Value of Data Quality
While the business value of data warehouses and data analytics is generally understood, what is often less obvious is the business value of maintaining high quality data that these solutions rely upon. Using real world examples, Philip Howard of Bloor Research will lay out in pragmatic, business terms the value of automated data quality systems. It happens Thursday, May 31, 2012. More Information & Registration

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