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Between The Lines Columnist Oracle's Week Of Mega Deals Leaves Questions
By Doug Henschen
As CEO Marc Benioff heaps compliments on Larry Ellison, what's the future for Oracle cloud apps,

Oracle And Link Clouds
Oracle, NetSuite Partner To Storm Cloud

Microsoft Moves To Weekly Software Updates
Microsoft aims to match competitors with weekly updates to Office, Outlook and other Windows 8 apps beginning later this year.

IE, Chrome Browser Attack Exploits Windows PCs
Microsoft says the social-engineering vulnerability, which uses "pop-under" browser notifications and a fake Captcha, isn't a Windows bug.

Microsoft Touts Azure To iOS, Android Developers
Microsoft hopes to sell developers on its vision for Azure -- and use the popularity of mobile platforms to become a cloud powerhouse.

HP To Build Navy's $3.45 Billion Next Gen Network
HP wins long-awaited deal to replace Navy Marine Corps Intranet.

CloudSigma IaaS Avoids Amazon Approach
Infrastructure-as-a-service provider sidesteps Amazon-style server packages, allows users to provision what they need.

CEO Innovation Talk Is Cheap
When your CEO praises the company's readiness for digital disruption, don't believe him until he helps break down the walls that stifle innovation.

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt " -- Abraham Lincoln


CloudSigma IaaS Avoids Amazon Approach
CEO Innovation Talk Is Cheap
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"Win8 was Micro$oft's way of telling the world that selling more phones and tablets was more important than keeping their desktop users happy. Win8.1 is their way of telling us that they think we're stupid enough to fall for a head fake, or beaten down enough to be happy to get crumbs."
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Big Data Analytics Master's Degrees: 20 Top Programs
These one-year and two-year graduate programs are just what's needed to close the big-data talent gap. Read on to find a school that fits your ambitions and background.

10 Top Password Managers
Tired of being stuck in password hell? Consider these password managers that balance security with convenience.

The Freedom From Information Act
The U.S. government needs to takes transparency more seriously.

China Boasts World's Fastest Supercomputer
While it doesn't hold the No. 1 spot, the U.S. still dominates the latest Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers.

3 Roles For Tape In The Cloud
Cloud storage vendors like to say tape is dead. Don't believe it. Here are three ways you should be using it with the cloud.


10 Job Search Tools For Recent Grads
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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

CES 2013: It's A Wrap!



Accelerate Agility Now: WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 Overview
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