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Between The Lines Columnist Microsoft's Windows 8 Numbers Meaningless
By Paul McDougall
Microsoft says it has sold more than 40 million Windows 8 licenses, but the information is worthless in absence of key data the company won't divulge.

Windows 8: Let's Not Plan The Funeral Yet
Microsoft: Windows 8 Sales Match Early Win7 Results

Amazon Web Services Slashes Storage Prices
At its first developers conference, Re:Invent, Amazon features customers like Netflix and NASDAQ and disses its software firm rivals.

U.S. Bank Attackers Dispute Iran Ties
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters resurface, not with new DDoS takedowns, but a media interview to explain their motives.

Wireless Carrier Rankings: AT&T Vs. Verizon
Verizon outscored its rivals in Consumers Reports' annual rankings of wireless network operators, but not in every category.

Workday Posts Strong Start As Public Firm
Workday post-IPO financial results exceed expectations and it sets lofty goals for market share gains against Oracle and SAP.

Researchers Steal Cloud Computing Power Via Browsers
Security researchers demonstrate that cloud computing can be taken at no cost, if you know where to find the processing cycles.

Samsung Printers Have Hidden Security Risk
Some Samsung printers, and Dell-branded printers manufactured by Samsung, can be remotely accessed by attackers. Here's how.

Do Patient Portals Ramp Up Cost Of Healthcare?
Kaiser study finds patients who use portals more likely to use healthcare system, but long-term health benefits could outweigh greater use of services.

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Microsoft's Windows 8 Numbers Meaningless
Microsoft says it has sold more than 40 million Windows 8 licenses, but the information is worthless in absence of key data the company won't divulge.

Google Nexus 4 Ships In 4 To 9 Weeks
Crush of orders for Nexus 4 Android smartphone leaves Google's servers gasping for breath. It's not sold out, but you face a wait.

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Alteryx: Big Data Analytics For Mere Mortals
Alteryx CEO Dean Stoecker gives Valley View judges the company's 2-minute elevator pitch. Alteryx provides a platform for business users to create and publish powerful analytics applications.   Watch

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