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Social Analytics Save Lives In Iraq | Doctors Swoon For iPad

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  Friday, Dec 9, 2011
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MUST READ Apple Capitalizes On Doctors' iPad Romance
By Ken Terry
Apple's medical manager has been promoting the tablets in a variety of venues, including iTunes' healthcare room.

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Social Network Analytics Saves Lives In Iraq
Army intelligence to stop roadside bombs came from an unexpected source: an experimental system that organizes unstructured data on officers' social network.

HP-Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Eyes Regulated Enterprises
HP-Microsoft alliance lets CIOs use a hybrid approach, including private cloud with security and service levels strong enough for highly-regulated industries. Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync services are part of the offering.

EMC Release Promises All-Purpose Big-Data Platform
EMC Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform unites relational database, Hadoop, and a mix of query and processing techniques.

The Key To A Successful SuccessFactors Acquisition For SAP
The enterprise software vendor must move fast to get this acquisition right and get it right the first time.

Carrier IQ: What Carriers, Device Makers Must Do Next
Let smartphone users opt into how their devices and related data get tracked, preferably from handsets. Otherwise, carriers and manufacturers will continue to look like they have something to hide.

Kindle Fire: The Honda Civic Of Tablets?
The hardware is heavy and unimpressive, the user interface is unresponsive, the battery is second-rate, but none of that might matter.

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The Antisocial Network
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An Insider Threat Reality Check
Heightened concern that users could inadvertently expose or leak -- or purposely steal -- an organization's sensitive data has spurred debate over the proper technology and training to protect the crown jewels. In this special retrospective of recent news coverage, Dark Reading takes a look at how organizations are handling the threat -- and what users are really up to.
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10 Epic Android Apps
Among the hundreds of thousands of Android apps, we've rounded up 10 epic, must-have choices. These apps will save your bacon, day in and day out.

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.

Windows 8 Store: 8 Ways It Beats Apple
Microsoft lifts the curtain on its forthcoming Windows 8 Store in a bid to attract developers to create Metro apps.

7 Health Education Tools For Patients
Patients can benefit by getting a variety of healthcare information electronically--as these seven options prove. The tools also help healthcare organizations comply with the HITECH Act Meaningful Use requirements.

5 Cloud Lessons Learned From Finance Industry Gurus
The advantages of private clouds and the lack of good IT talent gets Boston members of the Wall Street Technology Association talking.

 


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Federal Data Center Consolidation: By The Numbers
Go inside the federal government's data center consolidation initiative, which aims to save $5 billion. See who's closing the most data centers, where, and how else the picture is changing.   View Now

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Keynote Panel: Pushing the Limits of the Consumerization of IT
Keynote Moderator Larry Seltzer Editorial Director, Byte; Keynote Panelist Robert Scoble Blogger, Technical Evangelist & Author; Keynote Panelist Oliver Marks Co-founder, Sovos Group   Watch

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