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  Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Microsoft: Outlook Making Progress Vs. Gmail
By Michael Endler
With Outlook.com, Microsoft takes aim at Google's search and email dominance. Redmond already claims more than 60 million users, but will more Gmail users defect?

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Apple, Facebook Twitter Attacks: 6 Key Facts
FBI investigates how hackers compromised an iOS developer website to exploit Java plug-in vulnerabilities and breach major social networking and technology companies.

iPhone Beats Galaxy S III, But Victory May Be Fleeting
Apple's iPhone 5 was best-selling smartphone worldwide during closing months of 2012, but Samsung is readying its iPhone-killer for 2013.

Big Data Startup Eyes Genome Analysis In 4 Hours
Bina Technologies introduces analytics platform designed to cut human genome processing time, make personalized medicine more accessible.

Oracle, Apple Issue Java Security Patches
Oracle updates Java 7 and issues the final-ever public update for Java 6, while Apple releases its own Java 6 update for OS X users.

Apple iWatch: Readers Speak Out
Does a smartwatch make sense in the new world of smartphones and tablets? Does anyone even wear a watch anymore? Readers weigh in.

Interop Preview: Expert Advice On Building Private Cloud
Dave Roberts, founder of cloud blogging site LeverHawk, discusses the type of framework an enterprise can use to build a private cloud environment.

Readmissions Don't Measure Quality, Harvard Doctor Says
Noted health policy researcher Ashish Jha says new Medicare penalties on 30-day hospital readmissions promote accountability, but may not improve patient outcomes.

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"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." -- Carl Sagan

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Creating Value With Social Collaboration Platforms
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10 Best Android Apps Of 2012
Check out these 10 gems that stood out from the crowd of 700,000 Android apps.

Windows 8: Microsoft's Progress Debated
Windows 8 is one of those good news-bad news Microsoft products. For every sign of success, unanswered questions or signs of flagging momentum appear.

HTC One Can Compete With Apple, Samsung
HTC One offers world-class hardware, slick software enhancements and a really cool camera.

Apple iWatch Vs. Smartwatches Past And Present
iWatch could change the mobile landscape, or it could end up as a redundant peripheral. Can Apple avoid the smartwatch flops of the past?

NASA Reports Space Station Communications Outage Fixed
Communications are back up between NASA and the International Space Station after a brief glitch happened shortly after a software upgrade.

 

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10 Tools To Prevent Cloud Vendor Lock-in
Nobody wants to be caught in proprietary traps in the cloud. These tools can help you avoid being hemmed in by one vendor.   View Now

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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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