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  Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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Microsoft Surface Pro: Right For You?
By Jeff Bertolucci
Microsoft's business-friendly Windows 8 tablet-laptop hybrid isn't perfect. From battery life to weight considerations, we break down whether Surface Pro will suit your needs.
Between The Lines Columnist

Microsoft Surface Pro: Too Much Tablet?
Surface Pro Demand: Don't Believe The Hype

Apple iWatch: 7 Reasons It Won't Fly
Squeezing a processor into an iPod Nano form factor mostly means a less-capable computing device, and adding a wristband doesn't change that.

Zombie Alert Hoax: Emergency Broadcast System Hacked
Bodies of the dead are rising from their graves, warns CBS affiliate. News at 10.

IBM's Watson Could Be Healthcare Game Changer
IBM's cognitive computing technology moves past Jeopardy and into serious healthcare challenges, including cancer treatment. IBM's rivals seem stuck on more prosaic problems.

Social Tools Meet Obama's State Of Union Address
White House unveils a host of social media initiatives to engage citizens in the State of the Union speech.

At London Startup, Internet Of Things Meets Whiskey Bottles
Evrythng offers open standard and engine that will help manufacturers label objects so that they can communicate with people and other objects.

When Security Experts Forget Passwords
What happens when you forget a crucial password? Here's what WhiteHat Security's CTO learned from his experience.

Nexus Devices Getting Android 4.2.2, Google Now Widget
Android 4.2.2 update hits some Nexus devices, as details leak about a new widget that could make Google Now more powerful.

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes." -- Marcel Proust


When Security Experts Forget Passwords
Nexus Devices Getting Android 4.2.2, Google Now Widget
Research: Security Staffing Survey
Best Kept Secrets Of Peer Review
Microsoft Surface Pro: 7 Questions To Ask
What Does Big Data Mean To Your Business?
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Posted By AustinIT:
"MS created Win8 as a way to unify the platform across devices... not splinter them as you suggest they should. Developers and users alike would agree with me on that."
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Terabytes are growing into petabytes: The era of big data has arrived in government. Make sure you have a plan to keep up and the skills to make it work.

ALSO: Federal gun control won't succeed without an IT overhaul.

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Research: Security Staffing Survey
Hiring the wrong security pro can be a costly mistake that could set your company back years in terms of risk reduction. But finding the right person isn't easy. But don't despair. We'll walk you through the steps you need to take to find the best security professionals.
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Strategy: One-Click Disaster Recovery
Automation and orchestration are all the rage among IT architects these days. One of the best places to apply the technology is to disaster recovery. Most organizations still want a "go" button, but after that, timely recovery requires automation. Here's what you need to know to make it happen.
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Best Kept Secrets Of Peer Review
Developers are often reluctant to do reviews because they traditionally take the form of a heavy-weight, meeting-based process. Download this eBook to turn this notion upside-down and learn how to perform effective lightweight code review fast and easy.
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Survey: Next-Generation Firewall Management
Organizations struggle to realize benefits of next-generation firewalls. Learn what IT professionals had to say about adopting and migrating to next-generation firewalls at their organizations, including adoption drivers, priorities, and the challenges they encounter.
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Microsoft Surface Pro: 7 Questions To Ask
Is Surface Pro right for you? Consider these points as you decide whether a laptop-tablet hybrid makes sense.

10 Best Android Apps Of 2012
Check out these 10 gems that stood out from the crowd of 700,000 Android apps.

Classroom Technology Faces Skeptics At Research Universities
Professors at research universities prefer teaching with old-fashioned whiteboards, one study says.

Surface Pro Out, But You Can't Get It
The 128GB Surface Pro from Microsoft sold out mere hours after becoming available for purchase. The much-maligned 64GB version is available. Microsoft says that this model has 30GB, not 23GB of built-in storage free, and another analysis shows that the 128GB Surface Pro's free storage compares to that of Apple's MacBook Air.

Facebook Login Bug: Lessons Learned
Service interruption at dozens of prominent websites including CNN and Hulu reminds that third-party code integration carries risks.


Samsung Galaxy S IV: What To Expect
Samsung's Galaxy S phones have become the closest thing to the mythical "iPhone killer" of Android fans' dreams. Here's a look at the next version's likely features.   View Now

BlackBerry 10: Visual Tour Of Smartphones, OS
7 Portals Powering Patient Engagement


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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!
CES; the car show



What Does Big Data Mean To Your Business?
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