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  Friday, March 9, 2012
Between The Lines Columnist iPads Vs. Android: 3-Way Tablet Shootout
By Thomas Claburn
Is Apple's new iPad, the iPad 2, or Asus' best Android tablet right for you? We do a detailed comparison of cost, features, design, and other key criteria.

New iPad May Boost Cloud Storage Needs 10-Fold
New iPad: What Apple Left Out

Hacker Sabu Worked Nonstop As Government Informer
Fascinating details continue to emerge about Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka LulzSec and Anonymous leader Sabu. Court documents show he worked around the clock to help investigators.

RIM's New Marketing Play: College Humor
Research In Motion pins its future marketing hopes on low-brow comedy from College What could possibly go wrong?

Best Buy Hires Starbucks CIO Stephen Gillett
Gillett will lead Best Buy's digital business, e-commerce, and IT operations. It's more evidence that CIOs who prioritize customer experience become business leaders.

Want Your Personal Device Controlled By IT?
Your lips say "no" but your behavior says "yes". In the end, most employees will give up some privacy in return for convenience if their employers level with them.

4 Forces That Will Shape IT Economics In 2012
Major forces are blowing apart traditional models of managing a firm's technology and related economics.

Microsoft Answers Amazon With Azure Cloud Price Cuts
Earlier this week, Amazon slashed cloud costs. Now Microsoft lowers entry-level pricing, offers slightly larger server instances to woo new customers. Shares Lobbying, Campaign Data
Latest federal data transparency site also delivers information on White House visitors, travel payments, and more.

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. -- Rabindranath Tagore


Microsoft Answers Amazon With Azure Cloud Price Cuts Shares Lobbying, Campaign Data
Research: Cloud ROI
Big Data: Harnessing a Game-Changing Asset
iPads Vs. Android: 3-Way Tablet Shootout
Red Hat Presents Your Strategic Alternative to VMware
IT Spending Survey

Posted By FireMadeItGood:
"Android is ready for prime time in the smartphone space, and is a very viable alternative to the iPhone. In the tablet space though, it needs more work."
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Posted By FalKirk:
"Sadly, instead of trying to DISCOVER which choice of tablet is right for us (or for those whom we are advising), these discussion always degenerate into battles where we DEFEND the choices that we have already made."
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Big Data: Harnessing a Game-Changing Asset
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Security monitoring, incident response and forensics are essential, even in the cloud. But the cloud by definition implies relinquishing at least some control, which can make these practices problematic. In this report, we identify the challenges of detecting and responding to security issues in the cloud and discuss the most effective ways to address them.
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iPads Vs. Android: 3-Way Tablet Shootout
Is Apple's new iPad, the iPad 2, or Asus' best Android tablet right for you? We do a detailed comparison of cost, features, design, and other key criteria.

8 Privacy Threats Worse Than Google
Google's privacy policy tweaks this week caused a fresh flurry of outrage. But Google should not be your top privacy worry.

Windows 8 Beta: Visual Tour
Take a closer look at Microsoft's radically revamped Windows 8 OS, out now in a consumer preview version. Here's the lowdown on features, apps, hardware, and more.

LulzSec Sabu Arrest: Don't Relax Yet, IT
LulzSec mastermind arrested, but security experts warn this is no time to let down your guard for this type of threat.

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.


10 Sights To See: Mobile World Congress
Explore the sights from Mobile World Conference 2012, Barcelona, where the Google booth slide is always open and the food and fashion never disappoint.   View Now

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Red Hat Presents Your Strategic Alternative to VMware
A single vendor has dominated server virtualization technology for several years, leading to the attendant issues associated with a single-vendor market: rising costs, fewer standard features, lock-in, and so on. Fortunately, an open source virtualization solution is available that will make implementing virtualized servers easier, more cost-effective and more compatible with long-term strategies. More Information & Registration


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