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Between The Lines Columnist Lenovo Windows 8 Ultrabook: My First 14 Days
By Kevin Casey
In two weeks, I learned plenty about the pros and cons of Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch, a high-end Windows 8 ultrabook.

Windows 8: 5 Hopeful Signs
8 Free, Must-Have Windows 8 Apps

VMware Hybrid Cloud Plans: Time For Amazon Answer
VMware doesn't like the degree to which customers and partners have been implementing cloud using its products. Will it compete with Amazon?

Google To Apple: Catch Us If You Can
Despite a low-key Google I/O conference this year, Google has transformed itself into a company of fearsome focus.

3 Things Tumblr Brings Yahoo
Yahoo is making a billion-dollar play for Tumblr -- and for increased relevancy.

5 BI Requests IT Groups Must Challenge
Actionable business insight is the stuff of BI legend. There's little point buying a better ice pick if the climbing team has no arms.

So You Want To Be A CIO? 4 Tips
If you have C-suite aspirations, consider these four pieces of advice from the school of hard knocks.

Tableau, Marketo Cash In With Timely IPOs
Tableau Software and Marketo ride hot trends to bank millions with IPOs that post big gains in their first day of trading.

4 Ways Driverless Cars Will Shake Up Insurance
Driverless cars are closer to reality than you think. Here are some impacts they might have on the insurance industry.

How Password Strength Meters Can Improve Security
Color-coded password-strength meters nudge users to improve the strength of their important passwords, but have little effect on unimportant ones.

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Posted By Packard Leonberger:
"Windows 8 works great for the Junior High crowd, but I live in an adult world and I don't need pictures and cute little tiles to use an OS. Windows 7 was Microsoft's best attempt at a good OS and they dropped it even though."
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Research: 2013 Mobile Commerce Survey
Among nearly 900 qualified respondents to our poll, 71% say m-commerce is very or extremely important to the future of their organizations. However, just 26% have comprehensive strategies in place now. That spells opportunity.
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Demand for tech is on the rise, say 71% of the 728 respondents to our 2013 Outlook Survey. And these companies have a hefty list of projects on tap, from improving information security to mobility and making the most of data and innovative tasks. We asked 9 experts to weigh in on the skills and attributes needed to make big plans into reality.
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The CIO's Guide to Optimizing Virtual Desktops
Desktop virtualization promises many benefits, including simplified and standardized desktop support, greater consistency and control, and better security and compliance. But if you want true desktop virtualization success, evaluate WAN optimization solutions.
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Optimizing Your Wireless Network
Driven by the rapid evolution of mobile devices, the move to cloud-based applications and data, and the continued development of new wireless technologies, Wi-Fi has become the network of choice for connectivity. Learn why most new devices no longer have wired connectivity and for them Wi-Fi is the only option.
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Windows 8: 5 Hopeful Signs
Thanks to new apps and smaller, cheap devices, Windows 8 is primed for a rebound -- if Windows 8.1 delivers.

Google I/O: 10 Big Developments
Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.

8 Free, Must-Have Windows 8 Apps
These free Windows 8 apps will help you and your business bootstrap your way to using Microsoft's new OS productively.

Big Data Analytics Master's Degrees: 20 Top Programs
These one-year and two-year graduate programs are just what's needed to close the big-data talent gap. Read on to find a school that fits your ambitions and background.

Google's $649 Galaxy S4: Raw Deal?
Google will begin selling a stock-Android variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 in June. It is worth the hefty $649 price tag?


Google I/O: 10 Big Developments
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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

CES 2013: It's A Wrap!
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