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  Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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Between The Lines Columnist Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
By Thomas Claburn
Samsung lost an important legal round to Apple. But looking ahead, Google has Android patent weapons of its own.

Siri And Rivals Prep Next Trick: Mind Reading
iPhone 5's 'One More Thing': NFC?

VMware Focuses On Private Cloud, Dumps Unpopular Pricing
On day one of VMworld, VMware launches vCloud Suite for managing private cloud environments, backs OpenStack, and ditches vRAm-based pricing.

IBM Launches New Mainframe For Big Data Analytics
IBM's zEnterprise EC12 offers direct links to the company's Netezza analytics appliance, which can support scenarios like real-time fraud detection.

Java Zero-Day Attack Could Hit Enterprises Hard
In-the-wild exploit targets unpatched Java 7 vulnerability affecting Windows, OS X, and Linux. Security experts advise disabling Java in browsers.

Oracle Real-Time Advance Taps Compressed Data
Oracle GoldenGate 11g R2 upgrade handles Oracle Database tables previously untouched by change data capture.

Wireless LAN's New Standard, 802.11ac: Prep Time
First products appearing based on wireless LAN standard that delivers 1.3 Gbps, and up to 7 Gbps in some cases. Start planning now.

Android Smartphones to Power NASA Satellites
NASA plans to use Nexus Android smartphones as the on-board computers on tiny, low-cost satellites.

Seeking Top 10 Social Business Leaders
InformationWeek's The BrainYard seeks your help to identify CIOs and business leaders who are making the best use of social business strategies.

"Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together." ~ Georg Christoph Lichtenberg


Android Smartphones to Power NASA Satellites
Seeking Top 10 Social Business Leaders
5 Reasons to Dump Windows XP Now
Back to Basics: Fundamentals of Test Data Management
Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
Security and Privacy in the Age of Mobility
InformationWeek 2013 Big Data Survey

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5 Reasons to Dump Windows XP Now
As formal support for the decade-old operating system draws to a close, the risks associated with holding out increase. Here's how to make the upgrade case--and then make your move.
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9 Vital Questions On Moving Apps To the Cloud
The decision to move an application from in-house into the public cloud is a significant one. Organizations have to consider a range of issues, from business drivers to application availability to compliance and security to user adoption. We have nine questions you should ask and answer to help you pick the right course of action.
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Back to Basics: Fundamentals of Test Data Management
To make the most of agile processes, organizations need effective and efficient testing strategies - complete with processes for governing test data. However, many development, testing and quality assurance (QA) teams struggle to create and maintain the required test data. Download this white paper to learn how test data management can help you.
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The 7 Key Factors in Choosing a Mobile Device Management Solution
Learn what you should be looking for when choosing a Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution provider. Also uncover the key attributes of one solution that delivers the features every enterprise should demand when it comes to security, manageability, stability, and technical/customer support.
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Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.

Microsoft SkyDrive Vs. Dropbox, Google: Hands-On
How does Microsoft's improved cloud filesharing and storage service stack up against the biggest names on the market? Consider a Dropbox fan's experience.

Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
How will Apple's new iPhone stack up to Samsung's premier smartphone? Here's a look at some key considerations.

Are You Part Of The 1%?
That's how many U.S. Internet users are IPv6-capable. However, World IPv6 Launch showed new signs of movement. Are things finally poised to change for the 99%?

Microsoft Outlines Windows 8 Upgrade Discount
Some Windows 7 PC buyers can now register to purchase Windows 8 Pro upgrade at a big price cut.


Team Oracle Points New Tech At America's Cup
Fueled by advances in boat design and all the data expertise you'd expect in an Oracle-sponsored project, Team USA looks to gain a high-tech advantage as it defends its America's Cup championship.   View Now

Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
Microsoft SkyDrive Vs. Dropbox, Google: Hands-On


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Jelly Bean Demo On The Samsung Galaxy Nexus
BYTE reviewed Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. We found that it operated faster and smoother than the previous operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich.   Watch

First Look At Windows 8, Microsoft's Office 2013
The Most Interesting IT Guy In The World, Part 3



Security and Privacy in the Age of Mobility
We'll explore the mobile threat landscape, offer prescriptive guidance on mobile security, and discuss how IBM securely enables mobile technologies to expand employee productivity. It happens Wednesday, August 29, 2012. More Information & Registration

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InformationWeek 2013 Big Data Survey
We are conducting a survey to determine whether or not organizations are pulling in the right information, how they're employing that information, and the tools being used. A 32G iPod touch goes to one lucky, randomly drawin participant!
Survey Ends August 31

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