TODAY'S TOP STORY
RIM CEO Stumbles Through PlayBook Damage Control
Jim Balsillie, co-CEO of Research In Motion, went on the offensive after the first wave of reviews for the company's PlayBook had the audacity to point out the tablet's faults.
• BlackBerry PlayBook Panned By Critics
• Can RIM Stay Relevant?
Does IT Enhance Patient Safety? Let's See Proof
Is it true what they say: Tools don't create safety, people do?
Schwartz On Security: Piracy Equals Market Failure
Legal actions to prevent or punish movie, music, and software piracy may be harmful to innovation as well as ineffective.
Sans Digital Intros Tower Storage System
The eight-bay system for SMBs comes standard with a 6 Gb SAS interface, a data transfer rate of 800 MB per second, and a maximum of 24 TB.
Centralized Social Media Control For Distributed Organizations
One to One Global has joined Hearsay in attacking corporate-local structures with an emphasis on central control.
Google Earnings Burdened By Costs
Strong results for the search company fell shy of investor expectations as operating expenses grew.
White House To Release Final Trusted Identity Plan
The public-private effort to strengthen online identity management and authentication will face challenges when it comes to execution, privacy, and security.
Lexalytics Analyzes Wikipedia To Understand How Humans Think
Concepts extracted from the community created encyclopedia can be used to improve analysis of documents and sentiment in social media.
Intel, Micron Shrink NAND Flash
The chipmakers' joint venture is providing customers with samples of 20-nm NAND flash memory, the industry's smallest.
Google Calls Microsoft's FISMA Allegations False
The fight is mainly over the question of whether Google Apps for Business, which does have FISMA certification, is basically the same as Google Apps for Government.
Researchers Aim To Stop Android Data Leaks
By George Hulme
Security capabilities shouldn't need to be bolted onto the mobile operating system, but unfortunately we're headed down the same painful path with smartphones and tablets that we took with desktops and notebooks.
HP Links iPhones To ePrint
By Lamont Wood
The free app allows the Apple smartphone to use the HP ePrint remote printing feature, matching the functionality of an existing BlackBerry app.
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