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Between The Lines Columnist Windows Phone 8: Challenger Keeps Fighting
By Fritz Nelson
Microsoft exec Greg Sullivan takes a deep dive into Windows Phone 8 on the most recent episode of InformationWeek Valley View.

How Samsung Galaxy Note II Won Me Over
Unlocked iPhone 5: Worth The Cost?

Google Play Opens Private App Store For Businesses
Business users of Google Apps can now distribute their own custom Android apps through a Google Play Private Channel.

Facebook Policy Vote: 10 Things To Know
Facebook users have until Dec. 10 to vote on proposed policy changes -- including whether you will be able to vote at all on future changes.

RIM's BlackBerry 10 To Block Certain Passwords
A file uncovered in early builds of BlackBerry 10 shows a list of 106 passwords that won't be allowed on RIM's new devices.

EMC, VMware Team To Woo Cloud Developers
Can Pivotal Initiative partnership successfully merge scattered open source code with proprietary code for next-gen cloud apps?

Zeus Botnet Eurograbber Steals $47 Million
Sophisticated, targeted attack campaign enabled criminals to steal an estimated $47 million from more than 30,000 corporate and private banking customers.

Boston Taps SAP To Measure City Services
SAP performance scorecards help Beantown track initiatives, meet goals and fix potholes faster.

"Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent." Ambrose Bierce


Zeus Botnet Eurograbber Steals $47 Million
Boston Taps SAP To Measure City Services
Research: The Next Wave In APM
Taming Software License Compliance through Automation: 10 Best Practices
Google Releases Gmail 2.0 For iOS
Why Big Data Doesn't Have to Mean Big Security Challenges
InformationWeek 2013 U.S. IT Salary Survey

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Research: The Next Wave In APM
While 86% of organizations we surveyed said application services are very or critically important in their organizations, fewer than 40% use application performance monitoring tools, and 51% of organizations that have rejected APM say the products require too much staff time to implement correctly. Find out how to get the benefits of application monitoring while avoiding the complexity and performance headaches.
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Review & Analysis: 3 MDM Suites
Nine in 10 IT pros think mobile will increase in importance, but fewer than half have deployed or are in the process of deploying mobile device management systems. Our review of suites from Good Technology, Symantec and Research In Motion, plus analysis of the most important MDM capabilities, reveals why some companies are holding off.
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Taming Software License Compliance through Automation: 10 Best Practices
Turn one of your biggest headaches - asset management - into a cost and time saving initiative. Learn about the 10 best practices to tame software license compliance.
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Avoiding the 7 Common Mistakes of Windows 7 Migration
Time is running out for deploying Windows 7, but the migration path isn't an easy one. Learn how to avoid the seven common mistakes so you can deploy on time.
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Google Releases Gmail 2.0 For iOS
New version of Google's Gmail app for iOS features multiple account support and a more refined look.

Google, Mozilla Warn Of Threats To Internet Freedom
The International Telecommunications Union's effort to update a telecom treaty could hinder Internet freedom, the two companies claim.

BYOD: Why Mobile Device Management Isn't Enough
Here's what to look for in MDM software and what limitations IT still faces in letting employees use personal devices for work.

10 Best Apps For Samsung Galaxy Notes
Check out these 10 great apps that take advantage of the Samsung phablet's S Pen stylus.

8 Cool Windows 8 Tablets
As Microsoft and its hardware partners produce Windows 8 devices in droves, here's a look at some of the more noteworthy launches.


NASA Mars Mission: No Little Green Men -- Yet
NASA debunks rumors of new evidence of life on Mars, but its Curiosity rover continues to make many smaller discoveries. Some of NASA's latest images raise interesting questions.   View Now

Apple iTunes 11: Visual Tour
10 Essential Android Apps For Work, Home


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Dwolla Builds Mobile Payment Network Of The Future
Little Dwolla, barely two years old, with all of about 40 employees in the technology hotbed of Iowa, has big intentions. It has created a modern payment network, and it aims to change how money moves. Dwolla CEO Ben Milne explains how.   Watch

Microsoft Windows Phone 8, Dwolla and More on Valley View
Cisco CEO John Chambers Ready For Battle



Why Big Data Doesn't Have to Mean Big Security Challenges
As big data environments ingest more data, organizations will face significant risks and threats to the repositories containing this data. Failure to balance data security and quality reduces confidence in decision making. Join us as we discuss several requirements security and risk professionals must do to create an awareness and understanding of the associated responsibilities and risks at the highest levels of the organization. It happens Wednesday, December 12, 2012. More Information & Registration

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