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  Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Oracle vs. Salesforce: Social Acquisition Face-off
By Debra Donston-Miller
Oracle and have established a pattern of dueling acquisitions of social business companies. Here's how that battle is shaping up.

Oracle To Buy SelectMinds For Social Recruiting

Intel Taps WiGig For 7 Gbps Wireless Data
Intel Developer Form keynote outlines a future of wire-free workspaces, high-speed transfers, and network connections that unite virtually all devices.

Zuora: $82 Million Bet On 2 Big Ideas
Zuora is the latest startup whose success hinges on customers' willingness to turn their business over to a cloud vendor.

Big Data Gold Mine: Live Events
Event attendee information is often wasted or underutilized, says Etouches CTO.

Reachable's 'Social Proximity' Helps Close Deals On
Upgrade lets sales managers assign or reassign leads based on which employee is best connected and therefore most likely to win the sale.

Tech Startups Reinvent Basic Business Models
Mobile, social, and local have been the hottest trends in tech. But TechCrunch Disrupt panel shows that the action today is in enterprise tech.

"A mistake is simply another way of doing things." ~ Katharine Graham


Reachable's 'Social Proximity' Helps Close Deals On
Tech Startups Reinvent Basic Business Models
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Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
Selecting the Right Database for the Right Problem
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In our latest digital issue from InformationWeek SMB: Small businesses must get serious about cybersecurity now that the criminals have them in their sights. Here's our list of 10 cyber threats that should be high on your radar!

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Join us on September 26 for Valley View, our exciting live video show. We'll have an exclusive chat with Zach Nelson, the CEO of NetSuite, one of the pioneers of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) movement, and a company poised to take advantage of a 14-year head-start on cloud computing -- at an incredibly explosive time in the enterprise software market. Nelson is a keynote speaker at Oracle Open World the week following our show -- we'll try to get a peek at what he'll say (and try to coach him on how not to get booted out of his speaking slot at the last minute, Marc Benioff style).

Our September 26 Episode Also Features:• Yobie Benjamin, CitiGroup CTO

• 3-minute 'Elevator Pitches' from Crowdstrike (Enterprise Security), Appthority (Mobile Security), Cliqr (Cloud Management), Fusion-io (flash memory for data acceleration), Kontiki (enterprise video)

• Prize giveaways and much more...

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Research: 2012 InformationWeek 500 Full Report
While 29% of participants in our annual ranking of business technology innovators say lowering business or IT costs is a priority, that's down sharply from 47% just three years ago. Today's focus is on the customer, with 37% citing widespread deployment of customer-facing mobile apps. Add cloud computing and big data analytics to the mix, and you can see it's a whole new game.
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Strategy: E-Discovery, Mobility and the Cloud
Do you know everywhere business documents reside? Storage pros are often tasked with aiding discovery, yet as IT increasingly relies on cloud repositories while employees substitute mobile devices for PCs, that question is getting much harder to answer. Problem is, in the event of litigation, courts won't accept 'the cloud ate my homework' as an excuse. Here's how to cope.
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Why Build a Private IaaS Cloud
Cloud computing is the convergence of a variety of trends, including network-centric application access, the consumerization of IT, greatly increased scale and complexity, open source, and virtualization. Learn how infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud can be used to operationalize governance and automation of an IT infrastructure.
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Fighting Fraud with IP Geolocation
Last year, online fraudsters stole $3.4B from e-tailers. Financial institutions are regularly targeted with fraudulent credit card and loan applications. See how criminals are gaining access to personal data and using it to their advantage, and how three companies fought back with IP geolocation.
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Samsung Goes On Offensive Against iPhone 5
Samsung releases attack ad pitting the Galaxy S III against the iPhone 5. Parodies of the ad are quickly conjured up by Apple and Nokia fans in response.

20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2012
Are you playing it too safe, IT leaders? Take these InformationWeek 500 projects along to rev up your next brainstorming session.

iPhone 5: 10 Best Features
Apple's iPhone 5 big reveal left some smartphone watchers wanting more. Take a look at the key feature changes and judge for yourself.

Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.

10 Great Summer iPad Apps
Your Apple iPad was born to roam. Bring it--and these helpful apps--on your summer sojourns.


Oracle vs. Salesforce: Social Acquisition Face-off
Oracle and have established a pattern of dueling acquisitions of social business companies. Here's how that battle is shaping up.   View Now

10 Best Business Tools In Google+
Visual Tour: Microsoft SkyDrive For Android


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Selecting the Right Database for the Right Problem
Columnar, NoSQL, NewSQL and Hadoop are the hot new technologies that are helping companies manage their big data challenges. This webinar will demystify this world, outlining the analytics challenges posed by machine-generated data and giving an overview of the best use cases for these new technologies. It happens Thursday, September 27, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2013 Cisco Survey
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to uncover your organization's experiences with Cisco products and services. One lucky participant will win a 32GB Apple iPod touch!
Survey ends 9/21

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