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Between The Lines Columnist PC Market Bleeds: Windows 8 Tablet Fix Needed
By Michael Endler
IDC and Gartner report the ailing PC market isn't dead, but has suffered profound change. Microsoft must find the right formula for Windows 8 tablets.

Windows 8 Tablets: Why Microsoft Must Slash Prices
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How South Korea Traced Hacker To Pyongyang
Apparent mistake exposed the March bank hacker's IP address, which investigators traced to a North Korean address.

Oracle In-Memory Apps: Hunting Hana
Oracle releases its own in-memory applications in response to SAP's Hana strategy. How do they stack up?

Dropbox For Business Adds Active Directory Ties
Hoping to land bigger fish, cloud file storage leader rolls out Dropbox for Business, with security tweaks for enterprises.

Twitter Kills Ribbon Payment Button In Tweets
Twitter blocks a startup's scheme to offer "buy" buttons in tweets.

ScienceLogic Tools Watch VMware, Amazon Cloud Workloads
ScienceLogic's release 7.3 of its EM7 system helps manage hybrid cloud environments, including on-premises and public cloud workloads.

California Expands Use Of MOOCs
California expands edX "blended" classroom experiment, sees increase in course pass rates.

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Posted By dfoulger:
"If Microsoft really wants to fix the problem, they might start by creating a sane user interface for Windows 8. The current interface is a good reason to buy a different machine (tablet, desktop, or phone."
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8 MOOCs Transforming Education
The early market for massive open online courses (MOOCs) brings more approaches than you might realize. Take a look at 8 game changers.

How Netflix Is Ruining Cloud Computing
A laser focus on Amazon Web Services and seeming disregard for next-gen best practices could spell lock-in, and derail real IaaS competition.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Hits April 11 For $399
Samsung's mid-size iPad competitor will be available in the U.S. this week.

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Windows 8 Tablets: Why Microsoft Must Slash Prices
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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
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