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Between The Lines Columnist Project Moonshot: Can New Server Line Revive HP?
By Michael Endler
HP says its Moonshot servers are a major advance, comparable to the transition from UNIX servers to x86. But will they be enough?

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H-1B Rush Sparks Broader Debate
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services division holds computerized lottery to distribute visas in random fashion. IT talent shortage debate continues.

Microsoft Windows 8 Security Software Lacks Teeth
Microsoft's free corporate and consumer endpoint security software needs more malware-stopping power, finds independent German firm AV-Test.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Hits April 11 For $399
Samsung's mid-sized iPad competitor will be available in the U.S. this week.

Facebook Home: 5 Pros And Cons
Consider these five benefits and drawbacks to Facebook's new Android app.

Netflix's 5 Secrets For Maximizing Amazon Cloud Value
Netflix chief cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft shares five money-saving maneuvers for big Amazon Web Services users.

The Freedom From Information Act
The U.S. government needs to takes transparency more seriously.

Google Seeks Allies Against Patent Trolls
Along with BlackBerry, EarthLink and Red Hat, Google is urging the Federal Trade Commission to limit "privateering."

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Top 10 Changes iOS 7 Needs
In recent years, iOS has been at the back of the pack for innovation in mobile operating systems. If iOS is going to remain a heavy hitter, it needs a serious overhaul in the upcoming version 7. Here are the top 10 things it needs to have to hit it out of the park.

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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

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