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iPhone vs. Android: Loyalty Wars | LulzSec Spokesman Makes Bail

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  Monday, August 1, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistAlleged LulzSec Spokesman: New Details As Bail Set
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Prosecutors accuse Jake Davis, aka "Topiary," of possessing 750,000 passwords and participating in multiple attacks.

Alleged LulzSec Spokesman Arrested In Scotland
Anonymous Boycotts PayPal, Arrest Fallout Continues

iPhone Owners Twice As Loyal As Android Fans
Apple users stay committed to their phone brand, says Piper Jaffray analyst. Android and BlackBerry owners? Not so much.

Windows Phone 7 Sales $613 Million At Most
During the 2011 fiscal year, Microsoft Windows Phone 7 platform revenue never added up to much.

Shortened Breach Disclosure Periods Could Hurt Consumers
Breach notification window in proposed law will make disclosure less beneficial to victims, say security experts.

Legacy Support Leaves Chip-And-PIN Vulnerable
Black Hat talk will show that security and backwards compatibility are at odds in popular authentication technology.

Health IT Doesn't Please Insurance Customers
Despite major technology investments, insurance users don't see a customer service benefit, says Accenture study.

Open Source Helps eBay Process $2000 Per Second
The huge Internet auction house uses a small Sri Lankan firm's open source enterprise service bus--a little known but crucial piece of software.

Google Search On Tablets Gets A Do Over
Google has refreshed the design of its web-based search tool for tablets such as the iPad, Xoom, and Tab 10.1.

Flash Alternative: Adobe Previews Edge HTML5 Software
Designers and developers can use the HTML5 authoring tools to create animated graphics using HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript.

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"So many companies are struggling with writing policy around social networking. I think the report will help by providing at least a starting framework, or some sense of what should be covered in such a policy."
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"As far as Windows Phone Seven goes or even Mee Go, they are not in demand right now so I think HTC and Sammy is better off staying the course."
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State Of The IT Service Desk
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5 Steps to Implement Strong Authentication
Research has proven that strong authentication doesn't cost any more than password management, and saves money by reducing Help Desk expenditures while providing greater security and eliminating the need for exhaustive password policies. Download this report to review an in-depth look at what two factor authentication has evolved into today and learn five steps you must take when re-evaluating your access security policies.
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What To Look For In SMB NAS
When small and midsize businesses go shopping for servers, one of the first they're going to buy is a network-attached storage system. And there are a lot to chose from.

Google Acquires 1,000 IBM Patents
Search giant is tight-lipped about the purpose of the transaction, but the filings cover everything from chips to databases.

OS X Lion Makes Windows 8 Too Late
Apple and Microsoft race to '"tablify" their desktop operating systems. Guess who's winning?

VMware Pricing Outrage: A Closer Look
Many IT admins want to continue over-provisioning memory to virtual machines. But that's not an efficient way to manage the data center.

Antisec Attacks An Urgent Wake-Up: InformationWeek Now
It's difficult to gauge the ethos of these next generation hackers. If I could summarize, it's this: Punish.



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