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Smartphones, devices spark IT security "mobile melee"
While devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android are in most cases welcomed into the corporate world, there's uncertainty about how to fit them into enterprise IT security practices that have been concerned so long by Microsoft Windows. Read More


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Has Apple got white right for iPad 2?
New rumors say that Apple has got white right this time, and will unveil a white iPad 2 when the company announces the next version of its popular tablet, expected later this week. Read More

US House crimps consumer safety database money
Consumer safety database would provide mostly open information on tons of regularly consumed productsIn a move that reeks of party politics and lobbyist influence, the US House this week made moves to gut the funding of an online database that was to become a repository for consumer safety information three weeks before it was to debut. Read More


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Citrix invests in personal cloud management company
Citrix Systems has invested in Primadesk, a company that is developing a free, Web-based application to help users keep track of content stored in different cloud-based services, the company said on Monday. Read More

The Black Art of SLAs
wanIT buyers frequently tell us of their struggles to craft an SLA for their WAN and wireless service contracts. Among their key challenges are responsibility for identifying non-performance and remediation mechanisms. Read More

10 Ways to Goof Off at Work Without Getting Caught
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This paper outlines industry best practices for building and maturing a security operations center (SOC). For those organizations planning to build a SOC or those organizations hoping to improve their existing SOC this paper will outline the typical mission parameters, the business case, people considerations, processes and procedures, as well as, the technology involved. Building a Successful Security Operations Center

Wisconsin Blizzard vs. Data Center: How Marquette Won
As blizzards raged across the Midwest in January, snow piled up on the data center roof at Marquette University and wreaked havoc with cooling systems. Here's how Microsoft's Lync unified communications tool helped IT fight back. Read More

Verizon iPhone suffers 'death grip,' says Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports today said that its lab tests show the Verizon iPhone 4 suffers from a "death grip" problem similar to last summer's revelations about AT&T's model. Read More

SeaMicro's new server has latest Intel Atom N570 chip
SeaMicro on Monday announced a low-power server that includes 256 of Intel's latest Atom N570 dual-core processors. Read More

Sprint includes 'smartphone tracker' app in new security software
Sprint debuted a host of smartphone security services as part of its Total Equipment Protection package. Read More

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When IT professionals cheat
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Tech 'firsts' that made a President's day
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Gmail Bug Deletes E-Mails for 150,000 Users Google is working on the problem, but for the nervous, here are some back-up options for Web-based e-mail.
Facebook's "Like" Button Evolves, Replaces Traditional Sharing It appears Facebook may care less in the future about "What's on Your Mind" and more about the marketing implications of its Like feature.
Is Apple Getting Android Inspiration? An internal app apparently uses a gesture-based lock screen for tighter security.
Mobile Gadget Users: Ruder than Ever, Study Shows Mobile device etiquette keeps going down the drain, a survey reveals.
Nintendo 3DS Sells 400,000 in Japan, Already R4 Hacked Nintendo's new glasses-free 3D games handheld sells out in Japan as reports of first claimed game hacks surface.
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