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  Wednesday, April 03, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Facebook Phone: 5 Must-Haves
By Debra Donston-Miller
How could Facebook convince people to drop their current phones for a Facebook-branded device? I have five suggestions.

Apple iOS 7 Delayed, But New iPhone Won't Be
Samsung's Galaxy Mega Phablets May Go Too Far

Google Nexus 7: Expect July Fireworks
Look for a heavily revised version of Google's entry-level Android tablet to arrive just in time for your summer vacation, say sources.

Microsoft Sells Out Mac Developer Deal
Mac developers scoop up Microsoft's $25 offer for Windows 8 and Parallels Desktop 8 licenses in mere hours. Will this help address Windows 8 app woes?

Hybrid Cloud Opportunities: Is IT Ready?
At Cloud Connect conference, IT leaders warned to avoid creating management tool silo as they adopt hybrid cloud model.

Indoor Location Tracking Has Lost Common Sense
Technology to help people navigate indoors is all the rage. But unless you really want to be tracked through the mall, it's largely unnecessary.

Marketo, Tableau File For IPOs
Two darlings of the tech sector look to cash in on their positions in hot market segments: marketing automation and analytics.

Obama Brain Mapping Project Tests Big Data Limits
President Obama's just announced Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) project might require handling yottabytes of data.

Google Glass Testing Goes To High School
Meet an Indiana high school teacher who will take part in the Google Glasses beta test. One subject he teaches: innovation.

SDN Challenger Nuage Takes On VMware, Cisco
Nuage Networks, an Alcatel-Lucent venture, has announced Virtualized Service Platform (VSP), an SDN technology that employs virtual switches and network overlays.

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"Look, I suppose many of us may adopt Windows 8 if there is nothing else but don't ever tell me like it or not, Microsoft. This is not just a tablet world. I'm not giving up my dual 24" monitors. So give me what I want or I'll go away. How about that?"
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Research: State Of Unified Communications
Many UC projects are stuck in neutral: Only 38% have deployed, up just two points from our 2011 survey, and 31% of these respondents have rolled UC out to less than 10% of their user bases. Here's how to get out of the rut.
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Is Hosted VoIP Right For You? 6 Must-Ask Questions
We outline six questions you must ask when deciding whether to move your telephony system to a hosted VoIP provider, including questions about reliability, branch survivability, E911 capability and whether you're looking for additional collaboration services. We also outline how to price a hosted VoIP option.
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Compelling Returns Of Connections In Support of Social Business
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Cloud-Based Video Conferencing: A Flexible Approach To Face-to-Face Communication
Cloud-based video conferencing has enabled companies to realize the full benefits of video: face-to-face contact, efficient knowledge transfers and a degree of personal interaction that's proven critical for businesses hoping to gain a competitive advantage. Find out how software-based desktop and mobile video conferencing can strengthen corporate agility, responsiveness and productivity.
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Anonymous Hits North Korea Via DDoS
Hacktivists disrupt government and airline websites after North Korean government threatens to restart nuclear reactor, invade South Korea.

Windows 8 Momentum Sputters
Windows 8 keeps gaining users but its growth is losing steam. With Windows Blue and new hardware still months off, Microsoft's newest OS isn't likely to rebound right away.

Google Nexus 7, Take Two: What To Expect
Google watchers expect a new version of the 7-inch Nexus tablet to debut soon. Here's what it might look like.

Big Data Analytics Masters 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.


Robotics Rumble: Teens Fight For Tech Glory
Go inside a FIRST Robotics regional competition in Ft. Lauderdale, where tomorrow's tech leaders put robot creations to the test.   View Now

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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!
Intel touts tablets, smartphones at CES 2013



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