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Between The Lines Columnist Free Android Apps Have Privacy Cost
By Mathew J. Schwartz
More than half of free Android apps use advertising networks and exchanges. Most are legit, but about 5% interface with 'aggressive' networks that could threaten your privacy.

Yahoo Hack Leaks 453,000 Voice Passwords
Blast Phishing Attack Fooled Many Users

iPads In Factories: Early Lessons From GE
GE Energy Storage is piloting iPads in a New York battery factory. Check out big lessons from a small pilot.

Windows 8 Waiters Feed PC Market Slump
HP retains top spot in a market that's also struggling to keep up with new form factors like Apple's iPad.

Samsung Galaxy S III Sees Strong Initial Sales
Analysts estimate about 6 million Galaxy S III units sold in first few weeks, putting it on track to reach 20 million by the end of Q3.

SAP Back On Track With Strong Q2 Financial Results
After a first quarter miss, SAP scores big increases in revenue and profit, credits Hana, mobile, and cloud sales.

Salesforce Outage Follows Data Center Power Glitch
A Silicon Valley data center used by customers suffered a power outage as the provider attempted to upgrade electrical equipment.

Microsoft White Labels Azure In Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012, due in September, will allow Microsoft partners to create mini-Azure infrastructure services, so Windows users will have lots of public cloud choices.

How To Break Into Healthcare IT
University degrees and certificate training both are valuable, but you must think strategically when choosing between them.

"Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down." -- Jimmy Durante


Microsoft White Labels Azure In Windows Server 2012
How To Break Into Healthcare IT
Research: Innovation Mandate: Take II
Finding a Smart Alternative for Enterprise Scheduling
General Motors Will Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul
Malware from B to Z: Inside the threat from Blackhole to ZeroAccess
Virtual Event: EHRs: Beyond The Basics

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Research: Innovation Mandate: Take II
Is the U.S. rising or falling as a global IT innovation leader? An update of the exclusive research we conducted two years ago shows that business technology pros think the country is making modest progress in some areas.
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Strategy: SaaS, Social and Your ESB
As software-as-a-service and social media become more popular, IT needs to ensure that the enterprise service bus infrastructure is ready for hybrid systems--and the orchestration thereof.
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Finding a Smart Alternative for Enterprise Scheduling
Switching to a single enterprise scheduler will reduce software costs and benefit from faster run times, fewer errors with staff spending less time maintaining jobs and fixing problems. Download this white paper to decide if this is the right approach for your organization.
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Tablets in the Enterprise: Considerations for Managed Device and BYOD Strategies
As more devices use the corporate wireless network, the network needs to be able to handle the increased utilization of network resources. Download this white paper to learn tips and tricks on how to get ahead of the curve.
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General Motors Will Slash Outsourcing In IT Overhaul
GM's new CIO Randy Mott plans to bring nearly all IT work in-house as one piece of a sweeping IT overhaul. It's a high-risk strategy that's similar to what Mott drove at Hewlett-Packard.

Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
The National Reconnaissance Office provides satellite imagery for intelligence operations and national defense. Here's a look at the agency's most recent rocket launches.

Apple's OS X Mountain Lion Released To Developers
Apple's OS X 10.8 is expected to be available to the public before the end of the month.

Google Nexus 7 Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
Google's Android 4.1 slate takes aim at Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire.

Here Comes Corporate Brain Drain
If IT organizations don't get their act together, there's going to be a massive brain drain, and we're all going to be in trouble.


11 Super Mobile Medical Apps
Healthcare is in the middle of a mobile revolution. Doctors are adopting mobile apps that make them more effective, and patients are taking to ones that give them more control over their healthcare. Here are 11 apps that stand out from the crowd.   View Now

The iPhone 1.0 Anniversary Quiz
Google I/O: 10 Awesome Visions


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The Most Interesting IT Guy In The World, Part 2
He's all powerful, all knowing, and he's OUR IT guy. He doesn't always answer his phone, but when he does, he prefers Android.   Watch

Framehawk Mobilizes Enterprise Apps, Combines User Experience And Security
The Most Interesting IT Guy In The World - Part 1



Malware from B to Z: Inside the threat from Blackhole to ZeroAccess
Drive-by downloads on the web are nothing new--these attacks exploit a user's browser to distribute malware and steal data. Join Richard Wang, Director of Threat Research at SophosLabs to learn how hackers are using Blackhole and ZeroAccess together to compromise your security. It happens Thursday, July 26, 2012. More Information & Registration


Virtual Event: EHRs: Beyond The Basics
In this InformationWeek Healthcare virtual event, editors and experts will discuss how to improve electronic health record systems.
It happens July 31

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