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  Monday, November 21, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistAmazon Kindle Phone: Android Me-Too Could Flop
By Thomas Claburn
Amazon's cooking up a phone for 2012, analysts say. But will it be more than just a customer loyalty tool?

Android Security Becomes FUD Fest
Android Security: Threat Level None?

Hacker Apparently Triggers Illinois Water Pump Burnout
Attack illustrates the extent to which industrial control systems are Internet-connected, yet lack basic password checks or access controls.

Novell Puts Bill Gates On Witness Stand
Microsoft chairman expected to undergo cross-examination on charges that he conspired to kill WordPerfect and Quattro Pro, in case dating back to 2004.

Bring-Your-Own Social Networks Arrive
Maybe you've dealt with bring your own device policies, but are you ready for rogue social networks in the enterprise?

More BI Packages Add Collaboration: Who Needs It?
Business intelligence vendors keep adding social features--but how many interfaces does it take to get everybody on the same page?

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Owners See Volume Bug
Brand new Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0 smartphone has hit a few speed bumps out of the gate, including an erratic volume bug.

Biometrics Demystified: What You Need To Know
From fingerprints and retina scans to DNA and gesture recognition, the technology is advancing while costs are declining. Here's what you need to know.

2012 BI Survey: Don't Follow The Money
Instead, get ahead of it by watching the data. That's the promise of advanced analytics, and our survey respondents are intrigued. Other top trends: mobility, cloud, and multiple BI tools.

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. -- Leo Tolstoy


2012 BI Survey: Don't Follow The Money
Android Security: Threat Level None?
Strategy: Ensuring Secure Database Access
Google MapRequest: Successful Algorithm Implementation Techniques with Hadoop
10 Epic Android Apps
Recovery by Design: A Holistic Look At Data Recovery Planning And Methodology
It's Back: Our Annual U.S. IT Salary Survey

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Strategy: Ensuring Secure Database Access
Role-based access control based on least user privilege is one of the most effective ways to prevent the compromise of corporate data. But proper provisioning is a growing challenging, due to the proliferation of big data, NoSQL databases and cloud-based data storage.
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Research: 2012 BI and Information Management Trends
Our 2012 Survey shows the old practice of following the money, using lagging financial indicators to guide a company's decisions, giving way to the forward-looking approach of following the data Our 542 respondents say mobile, cloud computing and, above all, analytics are making their mark within nearly every IT category.
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Google MapRequest: Successful Algorithm Implementation Techniques with Hadoop
Hadoop is an ecosystem of components for implementing the Google MapReduce algorithms in a scalable fashion on commodity hardware. It enables organizations to store and process large volumes of data and analyze it in ways not previously possible with less scalable solutions or standard SQL-based approaches. This white paper highlights common Hadoop challenges and reveals a series of best practices to use when designing and implementing Hadoop solutions.
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Long-term Data Retention Made Easy
Learn about how a single solution addresses many of the challenges organizations are struggling with as they balance requirements for disk based backup and sustainable long term archiving.
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10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.

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.

10 Essential Cloud Apps For SMBs
Online tools let you get going fast and pay as you go, two factors that appeal especially to SMBs. From productivity to analytics, these 10 apps deserve your attention.

10 Epic iPad Apps
Apple's iPad completely changed the way people think about tablets and mobile computing. These 10 must-have iPad apps will help you understand why.

IBM Completes Algorithmics Buy
Software developer's products help banks and other financial services players identify and reduce risk.



7 Health Education Tools For Patients Patients can benefit by getting a variety of healthcare information electronically--as these seven options prove. The tools also help healthcare organizations comply with the HITECH Act Meaningful Use requirements.   View Now

Enterprise 2.0: Meet The Launch Pad Finalists
20 Multifunction Printers For Workgroups


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Keynote: In Pursuit of Enterprise Nirvana: Genentech's Transcendent Journey
Adam Graff Senior Manager, Collaboration Services, Genentech Andy Wang Principal Systems Architect at Genentech   Watch

Keynote: Rachel Happe, Co-Founder and Principal, The Community Roundtable
Keynote Panel: Social at the C-Level



Recovery by Design: A Holistic Look At Data Recovery Planning And Methodology
In this webcast, we'll explore a six step backup methodology that will make sure that when things do go south, you're ready with your sun hat on. It happens Wednesday, December 7, 2011 -- Time: 10:00 am PT/ 1:00 pm ET More Information & Registration

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It's Back: Our Annual U.S. IT Salary Survey
For the 15th consecutive year, InformationWeek is conducting its U.S. IT Salary Survey. Upon completion of the survey, you will be eligible to enter a contest for prizes including a Bravia HDTV or iPad 2, and get a link to download our report once it is published.
Survey ends Jan. 20

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