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Infosys H-1B Case On | 10 Android App Flops

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InformationWeek Daily  
  Friday, November 18, 2011
Between The Lines Columnist10 Android App Flops
By Jim Rapoza
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.

Android Hits 200 Million Activations
Smartphone Invader Tracks Your Every Move

Infosys H-1B Fraud Case Heads For Trial
Allegations that outsourcer Infosys abused visa program cannot be settled out of court, judge rules.

SOPA: 5 Key Provisions Of Anti-Piracy Bill
Controversial legislation aims to help U.S. authorities clamp down on rogue websites, but critics say it amounts to Internet censorship.

Use Metrics To Steer The IT Value Conversation
Discussions with business colleagues must move to a higher level. Here's how to build credibility and trust.

Who's In Your Database?
New guide to access control offers answers on topics like provisioning users, role-based access control, and least-privilege users.

Defense Dept. Jumps On Climate Change Research
DOD says poor intelligence on the negative effects of climate change poses a national security threat.

Healthcare Breach Exposes Nearly 4 Million Patients' Data
California healthcare organization was in the midst of an encryption rollout when unencrypted machine with patent databases was stolen.

New Cisco WebEx Manages Total 'Meeting Lifecycle'
Cisco also expands Jabber UC platform to mobile devices.

Microsoft Cloud Exec Is New Washington State CIO
Windows Azure vet Bharat Shiyam steps into the middle of a major state agency consolidation and a massive data center build as Washington's new state CIO.

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New Cisco WebEx Manages Total 'Meeting Lifecycle'
Microsoft Cloud Exec Is New Washington State CIO
IT Pro Impact: Windows 8
CIO's Watch List: Key Outsourcing Trends
Facebook Porn Spam Appears Unrelated To Anonymous
Tackling Top Priorities For IT Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
InformationWeek 2012 Midrange SAN Vendor Evaluation Survey

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A phased data center upgrade makes technical and financial sense. Randy George suggests six steps to follow.

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IT Pro Impact: Windows 8
Our exclusive research shows many IT organizations are still in the midst of efforts to move to Microsoft's Windows 7 and as such are not ready to jump into a Windows 8 migration now-or, for many, anytime soon. Higher on the docket: Minimizing the need to worry about the underlying OS.
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Strategy: Patch Management
It's no longer sufficient to patch just Windows, Office and IE. With the massive array of applications now residing on enterprise PCs, and the proliferation of mobile and cloud-based applications, your business is far too vulnerable to exploitation unless you have a solid strategy for patch prioritization, deployment and quality assurance. Follow these steps to put your plan in place.
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CIO's Watch List: Key Outsourcing Trends
Download this white paper to take a look at the key trends CIO's are watching; including, more investment in cloud computing, migration to greener data centers, increasing adoption of Windows 7, a mobile workforce using many devices, the need for risk management and regulatory compliance, and more.
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40 Ways to Make Your Data Center More Efficient
Managing a multitude of computer systems is not easy, but there are ways to make your data center more efficient and responsive to change. Download this eBook to learn 40 strategies for optimizing and streamlining your IT infrastructure.
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Facebook Porn Spam Appears Unrelated To Anonymous
Despite initial reports of a link, Facebook spam carrying pornographic images wasn't related to Fawkes, new malware supposedly developed by Anonymous, security experts say.

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.

Google Music: 7 Key Facts
In contrast with Apple and Amazon, Google isn't charging for its cloud-based music storage and streaming service.

Windows 8 Promises Fewer Annoying Restarts
Microsoft says its next OS will only require users to restart their PCs once a month, unless there is a crucial security patch.

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.



Federal Data Center Consolidation: By The Numbers Go inside the federal government's data center consolidation initiative, which aims to save $3 billion. See who's closing the most data centers, where, and how else the picture is changing.   View Now

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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



Tackling Top Priorities For IT Infrastructure & Operations Leaders
Join this webinar to understand why IT executives are prioritizing these initiatives, the business value they expect to receive, and recommended steps to address them. It happens Thursday, November 17, 2011 -- Time: 11:00am ET / 8 am PT More Information & Registration


InformationWeek 2012 Midrange SAN Vendor Evaluation Survey
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