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Between The Lines Columnist Facebook's Tech-Snarled IPO: What We Know
By Thomas Claburn
Four lawsuits have arisen following Facebook's troubled initial public offering. NASDAQ's trading systems are not the first to suffer IPO day technical woes..

6 Facebook Problems Need Fixing
Facebook's History: From Dorm To IPO Darling

London 2012 Olympics Scammers Seek Malicious Gold
Expect escalating levels of malware, fake mobile apps, and online scams in the lead-up to this summer's Olympics, warns the Department of Homeland Security.

HP Cuts 27,000 Jobs, Doesn't Fix Identity Problem
A little more guidance on HP's long-term vision would go a long way right now, with customers and investors.

Google's 7-Inch Tablet: $199, Coming In July?
Google's first branded Android tablet may become available as soon as July, sporting a 7-inch display and a pricetag designed to woo buyers away from Kindle Fire and iPad.

Google Beats Oracle Patent Claim
Second major phase of trial ends with a win for Google, but judge must still decide whether APIs qualify for copyright protection.

3 Goals Of White House 'Digital Government' Plan
Federal agencies required to make services available to mobile users within 12 months and to release more government data through Web APIs.

SAP Energizes Its Cloud Strategy
As the Lars Dalgaard era begins, SAP faces a major challenge in sorting out its cloud strategy.

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. -- Bruce Lee


3 Goals Of White House 'Digital Government' Plan
SAP Energizes Its Cloud Strategy
Research: 2012 Consumerization of IT
Cloud Building Blocks: Paving the Road
Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
The Business Value of Data Quality
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Research: 2012 Consumerization of IT
IT is done fighting employees on consumerization: More than half of companies now consider themselves proactive or accepting of consumer-centric tech. Here's how to embrace consumerization on your own terms.
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Best Practices: 10 Steps to an IT Service Catalog
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Cloud Building Blocks: Paving the Road
Companies are turning to cloud computing for one predominant reason: It can help reduce the cost of doing business. Download this white paper to understand how to lay down the building blocks of the cloud including business needs, applications, and hardware, to create a strong foundation for future flexibility and agility.
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Defense Against Persistent Threats: Next Generation IPS
Enterprises and government agencies are increasingly menaced by new varieties of advanced persistent threats (APTs) associated with organized cybercriminals and state-sponsored hacker groups. Learn what APTs really are and how they work, and what's required in a next generation IPS.
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Military Transformers: 20 Innovative Defense Technologies
Department of Defense technologies under development, from brainy microchips to battlefield transformer vehicles, promise to make the U.S. military more nimble. Here's a visual tour of 20 breakthrough ideas.

10 Wearable Devices To Keep Patients Healthy
Wearable devices equipped with sensors, Web connections, or both, help consumers and healthcare providers track health and fitness. Take a look at what's possible now.

Why Google's Nexus Plan Makes Sense
Google is preparing to revamp how "pure Android" smartphones are sold in a move that will surely appeal to diehard Android users.

Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.


Oracle Vs. Google: Tour The Evidence
Oracle and Google continue to fight a nasty courtroom battle over patent and copyright claims involving Java and mobile phones. Consider some of the crucial evidence introduced so far.   View Now

2012 IT Salary Survey: 12 Career Insights
8 Tablets Fit For Windows 8 Beta


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Q&A: Reid Hoffman, Partner at Greylock, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of LinkedIn
Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman for LinkedIn, sits down at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco to have a Q&A with John Battelle.   Watch

High Order Bit: PepsiCo Inc. -- Frank Cooper and Shiv Singh
The Co-Founders of Quora have a conversation with John Battelle



The Business Value of Data Quality
While the business value of data warehouses and data analytics is generally understood, what is often less obvious is the business value of maintaining high quality data that these solutions rely upon. Using real world examples, Philip Howard of Bloor Research will lay out in pragmatic, business terms the value of automated data quality systems. It happens Thursday, May 31, 2012. More Information & Registration

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