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Between The Lines Columnist 8 Features That Could Make Windows 8 Great
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft's next OS is loaded with features like eight-second boot times and better file management that could make it the best version of Windows since XP--if the company can pull it off.

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Windows 8 First Look: 'Live Tiles' And An App Store
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10 Strategies To Fight Anonymous DDoS Attacks
Preventing distributed denial of service attacks may be impossible. But with advance planning, they can be mitigated and stopped. Learn where to begin.

Have Your Users' Passwords Already Been Hacked?
If employees use their same password at work and in their personal lives, another company's breach may weaken your security. Five steps to mitigate the risk.

Altaro Rolls Out Enhanced Backup For Hyper-V
New software allows backup of virtual machines in clusters, external drive support.

iPhone Subsidies Hurt Sprint's Bottom Line
Sprint broke its own records for new subscribers and revenue per user, but still lost $1.3 billion in the fourth quarter, thanks in part to iPhone subsidies.

Amazon Drops S3 Storage Pricing
Amazon Web Services users will get up to 13.5% off their bill, depending on how much they store.

Oracle Analytics Package Expands In-Database Processing Options
New Oracle Advanced Analytics package speeds and scales R-language-based analyses inside the 11g database.

3 Things To Remember Before Investing In Facebook
Zuckerberg letter makes one thing perfectly clear: Investing in Facebook is about more than business--it's about funding a new worldview.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. -- Thomas Jefferson

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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.

10 Strategies To Fight Anonymous DDoS Attacks
Preventing distributed denial of service attacks may be impossible. But with advance planning, they can be mitigated and stopped. Learn where to begin.

Feds To Employees: Use Your Own Devices At Work
Survey finds that 62% of agencies encourage staffers to bring their own mobile devices to work to save the agencies money. Close to half of federal employees are doing just that.

Tablet Shootout: Which Fits Your Enterprise?
Take a close look at six tablet options, from Apple to Android, with a focus on pros and cons for enterprise users.

Windows 8: Your Chance To Preview Coming Soon?
Computer users may soon get a chance to kick the tires on a trial version of Microsoft's radically overhauled Windows OS.

 


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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.   View Now

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Three Hot Gadgets: Basis Watch, HP Ultrabook, Lytro Camera
Video demonstrations of Basis health monitoring wristwatch, Lytro camera (which captures the entire light field) and HP's high-end Ultrabook, the Envy Spectre 14. These were some of the hottest gadgets we saw at CES 2012.   Watch

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