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Between The Lines Columnist IT Should Prepare For Cloud Startup Downpour
By Patrick Houston
Venture capitalists are voting for cloud startups in staggering numbers. Start developing a rigorous process now for picking enterprise IT cloud tools and vendors.

With Rackspace Cloud, OpenStack Goes Primetime
Google Drive Revealed: Watch Out Dropbox

Windows 8 Coming In 4 Editions
Windows 8 will ship in two fewer versions than Windows 7 did, as Microsoft looks to streamline its OS offerings.

CISPA Bill: 5 Main Privacy Worries
Privacy rights groups have launched a week of protests against the House bill, warning that CISPA will weaken current wiretapping and electronic communication laws.

Nokia's Lumia 'Not Good Enough' Say Carriers
Nokia's carrier partners say the Finnish phone maker's Lumia line of smartphones can't compete against Apple's iPhone and Google's Android.

Feds Bust 'Farmer's Market' For Online Drugs
Eight people arrested on charges of running The Farmer's Market, an online bazaar offering a range of narcotics, including LSD and marijuana, to customers in 34 countries.

6 Ways To Beat IT Career Burnout
Consider this expert advice for rejuvenating your career and getting back on track.

IT, Marketing Have Tense Relationship: Deal With It
Tension between IT and the marketing department is inevitable. CIOs must lead, not make excuses, in order to help the business deliver innovative...

Oracle, Google Trial: Goliath Vs. Goliath
Oracle hopes to convince a jury that Google's Android operating system tramples its Java intellectual property rights. There's no David here, and...

Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit. -- Henry B. Adams


IT, Marketing Have Tense Relationship: Deal With It
Oracle, Google Trial: Goliath Vs. Goliath
Strategy: Development Labs in the Cloud
5 Software Configuration Management Best Practices
Samsung's Next Galaxy: 3 Possibilities
Prepare Your Infrastructure For The Cloud Using Open Standards
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Strategy: Development Labs in the Cloud
The options available for putting a lab in the cloud are increasing. We take a look at the costs, complexities and challenges involved in making a move to either a public or private cloud lab, and help you figure out how to get there.
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Informed CIO: Is Your IT Infrastructure Ready for Mobility?
No one likes to think about a large meeting with multiple mobile devices bringing a WLAN to its knees, but we've seen it happen. Here's how to help your wired and wireless networks seamlessly support mobile and/or remote users--and not buckle under pressure.
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5 Software Configuration Management Best Practices
An important piece of any software development process, Software Configuration Management (SCM) practices define for development teams how software will be developed and eventually released. Teams can maximize their effectiveness by applying best practices that enable rapid delivery. This white paper introduces the five SCM best practices that are essential for software development success.
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How to Build an Intelligent, Consolidated and Virtualized Data Center
Along with memory issues, older servers often lack the power efficiency necessary to keep energy costs down, the intelligence to automatically swap virtual workloads, and the ability to scale up and down as needed. Find out how to keep up with demand for 20 to 30 percent growth in compute power annually.
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Samsung's Next Galaxy: 3 Possibilities
Samsung will reveal the "next Galaxy" on May 3 in London. Several intriguing Samsung smartphone developments are on the runway.

10 Ways To Get More From Android Devices
Want longer battery life? A faster browser? A way to zap annoying ads? These 10 Android apps and tips can help.

IT Salaries 2012: $90,000, 1% Raise Typical
InformationWeek's 2012 U.S. IT Salary Survey shows IT pros doing OK in a slow-growing economy, with staffers typically making $90,000 and managers $116,000. Most wanted: People who blend business analysis and IT skills.

Who Is Anonymous: 10 Key Facts
Anonymous 'hacktivists' aim to expose what they call government and establishment hypocrisy. Take a closer look at the group, its offshoots, and its infamous attacks.

6 Ways To Run Windows On An iPad
Want full access to Windows-based business productivity tools, without giving up your iPad? Check out these six options.


9 Popular Personal Health Record Tools
While many consumers remain skeptical of personal health records, advocates say these tools can help patients manage medical data and interact with doctors. Here's a look at nine popular PHR offerings.   View Now

10 Ways To Get More From Android Devices
8 Tablets Fit For Windows 8 Beta


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U3-X: Move Over Segway
Honda debuts its U3-X Personal Mobility Concept, based on ASIMO technology, in France   Watch




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