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  Friday, December 16, 2011
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Between The Lines Columnist IBM Acquires Analytics Specialist Emptoris
By Paul McDougall
Big Blue continues to bet big on the business analytics and intelligence markets.

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Oracle Accused Of Lies, Extortion By N.J. University
Montclair State University lawsuit claims Oracle purposely over-promised off-the-shelf ERP functionality it couldn't deliver.

Top 10 Tech Acquisitions Of 2011
Among the trends that drove the biggest M&A deals: software as a service, mobility, big data, and social networking.

Security Researcher Details New SCADA Bugs
Supervisory control and data acquisition systems' programmable logic controllers could be remotely accessed and loaded with trojanized firmware.

Google Apps Loses L.A. Law Enforcement Deal
Security concerns mean Los Angeles Police Department and other law enforcement agencies won't move to Google's cloud-based e-mail suite.

Ice Cream Sandwich's Facial Unlock: Security Theater, Not Security-Conscious
Don't rely on unproven biometrics in a bring-your-own-device world.

Mobile Devices Distract Doctors. So What?
Cell phones and tablets can improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare--but do they exacerbate "distracted doctoring"? Some think so.

Pentagon Unveils Enterprise IT Strategy
Department of Defense looks to save up to $5.2 billion through IT consolidation and enterprise-wide adoption of shared platforms and services.

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10 Essential Cloud Apps For SMBs
Online tools let you get going fast and pay as you go, two factors that appeal especially to SMBs. From productivity to analytics, these 10 apps deserve your attention.

Microsoft Office 365 Vs. Google Apps: Compliance Clash
Microsoft dials up the rhetoric and says take that, unidentified competitor whose name begins with the letters "Google."

5 Moves Microsoft Must Make In 2012
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's to-do list for 2012 should include acquisitions, a strong tablet launch, and a move into services.

Apple Grand Central Store: Quick Tour
Apple's latest retail outlet will pitch products like the iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and MacBook Air to commuters at one of the world's busiest transportation hubs. Check out our visual tour.

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.

 


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Business-Worthy Consumer Tech Gifts
The team at BYTE had the unique challenge of finding the top business-worthy consumer tech gifts for the holidays. There are lots of top 10 lists out there, but our challenge was finding cool consumer stuff that will also work well in the enterprise. Of course, many consumer products can be brought into the enterprise--that's the raison d'etre for BYTE--but there aren't a lot of them that also make great gifts. We skipped the obvious--the iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire--because we bet whoever wants those gadgets has them already. Our goal: gifts that would surprise, yet also function at work.   View Now

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InformationWeek 2012 Big Data Survey
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