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Windows 8 Business Benefits | LulzSec Sabu: No Robin Hood

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012



Between The Lines Columnist
LulzSec's Sabu Was Identity Thief, Not Robin Hood

By Mathew J. Schwartz

Federal indictment accuses Sabu of crossing a clear line between political expression and criminal activity.


LulzSec Sabu Arrest: Don't Relax Yet, IT
LulzSec Leader Sabu Unmasked, Aids FBI Hacker Sweep

Windows 8: 8 Benefits For Business

Microsoft pitches more detail on Windows 8's security and manageability improvements for enterprise IT and SMBs, a week after releasing the consumer preview version.

iPad3: What Does Apple Want Us To Touch?

In the invitation for today's iPad event, Apple said that it has something we really need to touch. Could that be a new, haptic-feedback display?

Scalado Re-Imagines The Smartphone Camera

Mobile World Congress showcased several groundbreaking camera phone capabilities, but Scalado's Random Access JPEG technology is the coolest one you've never seen before.

ARM: PlayStation Graphics Power Coming To Smartphones

ARM demos at Mobile World Congress reveal smarter, more efficient processing that will let phones tackle tasks such as photo editing, too.

Amazon Cuts Cloud Computing Prices

Amazon Web Services lowers prices 5% to 37%, reducing the cost of an entry level compute unit and enticing largest customers with volume deals.

Ford Navigates Rough Road Of Software Development

Its MyFord Touch upgrade this week, addressing customer complaints, is only the beginning of Ford's transformation to a software company.


Purpose is the place where your deep gladness meets the world's needs. -- Frederick Buechner


Amazon Cuts Cloud Computing Prices
Ford Navigates Rough Road Of Software Development

Research: Cloud ROI

IDC Analysis: Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

DARPA Robot Sprints To Speed Record

Private PaaS For The Enterprise: Myth Or Reality?

IT Spending Survey


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IDC Analysis: Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

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DARPA Robot Sprints To Speed Record

DARPA-funded Cheetah robot sets sprightly pace of up to 18 miles per hour. In another project, a robotic arm achieves human tasks autonomously.

Android Phones: Ice Cream Sandwich Still MIA

Google's data reveals that Android 4.0's presence in the market has grown less than one percent in the last month.

Windows Server 8: 8 Key Facts

Microsoft Windows Server 8, now out in beta, has important changes for enterprises working with virtualization, automation, and private clouds.

Apple iPad 3: 10 Must-Have Features

The iPad 3, whatever its real name may be, debuts Wednesday. Here's what we most hope to see.

8 Privacy Threats Worse Than Google

Google's privacy policy tweaks this week caused a fresh flurry of outrage. But Google should not be your top privacy worry.



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Explore the sights from Mobile World Conference 2012, Barcelona, where the Google booth slide is always open and the food and fashion never disappoint.

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MWC 2012: Samsung's New Galaxy Note Tablet & Galaxy Beam

Samsung launches its slimmest projector phone ever, The Galaxy Beam, along with a stylish, updated version of its 10-inch Galaxy Note tablet. Both devices launch in Europe for Q2 2012.



MWC 2012: NFC-powered Parking Meters and Retail, courtesy of NXP

ARM Demos Next Gen Mobile Performance





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