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Between The Lines Columnist What LinkedIn Endorsements Mean To You
By Debra Donston-Miller
LinkedIn's new Endorsements feature lets people easily recommend each other, but it will be the quality--not the quantity--of kudos that count.

Facebook's Promoted Posts For Individuals: A Bad Idea
10 Great Social Features For Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Windows 8: 4 Smart Security Improvements
Will Windows 8 be the most secure Microsoft operating system to date? One security expert sees promising signs.

Mozilla Suspends Firefox 16 Downloads: Serious Bug
Mozilla warns that Firefox 16 contains significant vulnerability, plans to offer patched version for download as soon as possible.

What Softbank Sees In Sprint
Japan's Softbank is reportedly in talks to buy Sprint for $12.8 billion. Will the deal provide third largest U.S. wireless carrier with resources to grow?

Acer's Very Touchy Windows 8 Ultrabook
Aspire M5-481PT Windows 8 tablet lets you tap and swipe your way through documents using up to ten touchpoints.

Google Puts Some Microsoft Office Exports On Life Support
Google says ability to export Google Apps files in legacy Office formats will continue until the end of January.

How To Close The IT Skills Gap
Year Up director to discuss program that teaches tech skills to Bay Area students and helps them get industry jobs at E2 Innovate conference.

Appthority Cuts Through Enterprise Mobility Chaos
Startup pitches its tech for simplifying mobile app and device management. Check out our video coverage from InformationWeek 500 and Valley View.

Supercomputer Speeds Up Cancer Analysis
Supercomputer dramatically reduces time required to analyze tumor cells, promising to bring genomic medicine to the bedside.

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever." ~ Napoleon Bonaparte


Appthority Cuts Through Enterprise Mobility Chaos
Supercomputer Speeds Up Cancer Analysis
Research: 2012 IT Perception Survey
Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences
Exposing the Money Behind Malware
InformationWeek Future Cities Survey

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  Digital Issue  
More than half of federal agencies are saving money with cloud computing, but security, compatibility, and skills present huge problems, according to our survey.

Also in the all-new digital issue of InformationWeek Government: President Obama's record on IT strategy is long on vision but short on results.

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Research: 2012 IT Perception Survey
According to our survey, only 43% of non-IT people consider their IT teams integral to the business, and 54% consider IT a support or maintenance organization, not an innovator. What's happened?
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IT Pro's Guide to iPhone 5 and iOS 6
Apple's latest smartphone ushers in a new hardware package paired with an updated OS. Here's what enterprise IT teams charged with supporting employee mobility need to know about Maps, security, Passport vs. NFC, networking and more.
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Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
This white paper will help guide you through what you need to know when looking for a colocation provider. Learn more about the three types of colocation providers and the seven things to look for in a provider.
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2012 Buyers Guide to Web Protection
The web is the number one source for malware distribution today. While many organizations have replaced first-generation URL filters with secure web gateways, even these advanced solutions do not provide web protection everywhere. This paper identifies today's most critical web threats and provides checklists for you to identify and evaluate the security capabilities you need for the best web protection.
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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.

Why Business Doesn't Look To IT For Innovation
Most employees outside of IT don’t call their IT teams very innovative, yet most believe technology is growing in importance, our research shows. Can IT still be the hero?

10 Best Apps For Samsung Galaxy Notes
Check out these 10 great apps that take advantage of the Samsung phablet's S Pen stylus.

Memo To Oracle, SAP: Listen To P&G's Language
Oracle and SAP keep fighting a war of words over whose technology is bigger and better. They could learn a lot from Procter & Gamble CIO Filippo Passerini's big data work.

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Details Leak
New version of Samsung's flagship smartphone will have a smaller screen, smaller footprint, and fewer high-end specs, too.


10 Great Social Features For Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Social computing will play a big role in Microsoft's upcoming collaboration platform.   View Now

7 E-Health Tools To Get Patients Engaged
Apple After Steve Jobs: 10 Hits And Misses


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Appthority & The Mobile Enterprise
Some of the most innovative new enterprise technologies come from start-ups, but doing business with them can be risky, given their unproven products and short track records. With Anthony Bettini, Co-Founder and CEO of Appthority.   Watch

Financial CTO: Consumers Pushing Banks To Internet Scale
SAP's Next Enterprise Software Journey



Exposing the Money Behind Malware
Today's cybercriminals are driven by one thing: money. Join Chet Wisniewski, Senior Security Advisor at Sophos to learn about latest threats and how these criminals are making money by compromising your computer and data. It happens Tuesday, October 23, 2012. More Information & Registration


InformationWeek Future Cities Survey
Today's urban areas must evolve into "Future Cities" with infrastructure, services, and IT systems capable of supporting millions of residents efficiently. We are conducting a survey to identify the challenges and opportunities this megatrend poses to business and technology managers involved in municipal operations. One lucky participant will win a 16GB Google Nexus 7 tablet.
Survey ends Oct. 19

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