| Apple iPad: Happy 2nd Birthday
By Thomas Claburn
Apple changed the way we think about computing and digital devices--again--when it introduced the iPad tablet in early 2010. Take a look back and a peek ahead.
• Apple iPad Sales Show Rivals No Threat
• Survey: iPad Use Growing Among IT Pros
RIM CEO: We're Not Baking Cookies
Research In Motion's new CEO says his earlier comments regarding change at the BlackBerry maker were a bit misunderstood. Instead of taking the easy way out, RIM hopes the more difficult path leads to success.
Sentiment Tool Scans Twitter To Set Super Bowl Odds
Sentiment analysis is hot among financial-market traders, so why not for that other great betting domain, sports?
VMware Vs. The Old School: Data Center Management Battle
With vCenter Operations Suite 5, VMware takes steps to manage the burgeoning virtual machine environment in a more advanced manner than traditional management tool vendors can.
Mobile Payment Technology Gotchas
Implementing mobile payment systems presents a high risk, high reward opportunity.
Smartcards: Still A Smart Choice?
Despite recent compromises, smartcard technology still has high potential for retail, enterprise security, and other uses.
Google Study: Social Media Enhances Privacy
Sharing can shape your reputation, thereby building trust and privacy, Google research says. "Clean coal," meet "privacy-aware sharing." Let the oxymoron wars begin.
U.S. Intel Chief: Insider Leaks A Top Priority
Strategies to prevent another Wikileaks will take years to perfect, but the cloud could save time and money, says director of national intelligence James Clapper.
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