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[TechRepublic] What can be done about apps gone rogue?

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Repurposed software: Apps gone rogue

You come up with a dynamite app. Companies are thrilled with it. Next thing you know, your app is used to deny visitors access to a website. Michael Kassner considers repurposed software. Read more

Resource of the day

Implementing energy-efficient data centers

The cost of powering data centers is a substantial operating expense that can and should be managed. This white paper explains how to design data centers in a way that minimizes their electrical power consumption. (APC)


World IPv6 launch day set: Security pitfalls to look out for

Patrick Lambert warns that when the IPv6 launch date officially arrives this June 6, it will be prudent to watch out for some security gaps in the initial days. Here are some issues to think about. Read more

Insidious insiders: Psychology provides clues in handling invisible threats

Dominic Vogel considers the insider threat risk in organizations and suggests that cross-departmental collaboration could help shore up data loss prevention methods. Read more

Symantec says to disable pcAnywhere after source code exposure by Anonymous

Symantec acknowledges a breach that exposed the source code for pcAnywhere. Users are advised to disable it immediately until software updates are available to resolve vulnerabilities. Read more

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One policy, one Google experience, even more declarations of evil

As soon as you connect a device to the Internet, you are tracked, cataloged, and targeted with "appropriate" advertising. Is that really evil? Read more

Stop deceptive phishing emails with DMARC.org standards

Dealing with the aftereffects of a phishing attack can be more than a little frustrating. One group is trying to fix that with a set of standards. Read more

New Asus Transformer Prime comes complete with previous owner's personal info

Always wipe gadgets before returning them. Bill Detwiler shares a cautionary tale and steps for wiping iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7 devices. Read more

An argument against the new secure boot feature in Windows 8

Donovan Colbert argues that settling for mandatory, walled gardens is giving away the liberty to use your hardware as you see fit. Read more

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How to passcode lock Wi-Fi on Kindle Fire (photos)

Learn how to disable the Wi-Fi connection on an Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, preventing the possibility of having your credit card charged or exposing children to objectionable content. View on site


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Power and Cooling Capacity Management for Data Centers (American Power Conversion (APC))

Security in Cloud Computing (Intel Corporation)

Intel Trusted Compute Pools Video (Intel Corporation)

Stop Taking the Heat - Six Steps to Avoid the e-Discovery Inferno (Quest Software)

IT Managers Speak Out about Cloud Security (Intel Corporation)


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[TechRepublic] How to make sure your apps work for mobile users

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Tips on making sure your apps work for mobile users

Read about two UI considerations you should keep in mind when developing native mobile apps and other app development tips. Read more

Resource of the day

Inside Intel IT on Technology for Tomorrow's Cloud

Take a look at this white paper from Intel to learn what you'll need to do, and need to buy, in order to get the cloud computing you were hoping for.


Use qTrace to replicate errors for QA testing

QASymphony's qTrace makes it very easy for teams to reproduce an error for testing purposes. Get the details about qTrace. Read more

Easily connect to RavenDB data via C#

Tony Patton explains the basics of using RavenDB as a data store and describes how to use C# to work with it. Read more

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2012: Developers focusing on mobile development and the cloud

Developers are moving into mobile development and the cloud in a big way. Here's what a new report from Zend Technologies had to say. Read more

Around the Grounds: Drupal wrap, Nokia in Oz, and the why of wat

Get the wrap on Drupal Downunder 2012, Nokia announcing the date of its return to Australia, and is JavaScript as crazy as the haters suggest? Read more

Repurposed software: Apps gone rogue

You come up with a dynamite app. Companies are thrilled with it. Next thing you know, your app is used to deny visitors access to a website. Michael Kassner considers repurposed software. Read more

Google Chrome Developer Tools: Resources Panel

Ryan Boudreaux surveys the Resources Panel of Google Chrome Developer Tools and shows you what you can learn from it. Read more

The (superior) books behind 2012's sci-fi and fantasy movies

Jay Garmon lists the 18 science-fiction and/or fantasy titles you should read before heading to the multiplex this year. Read more


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10 indispensable Android apps

This new collection of Android apps features everything from a friendly keyboard to a convenient payment processor to a versatile music player. View on site

The world from space

This TechRepublic gallery features images from the NASA on The Commons Flickr stream. There are photos from Apollo missions 4, 11, and 17, images of the Earth from the lunar surface, and more. View on site

Starship Enterprise coffee table puts your feet in orbit (photos)

Three grand on Etsy buys some grandiose geek cred. Take a closer look at a piece of furniture you'll never see at Ikea. View on site


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Free White Paper: 10 Errors to Avoid When Commissioning a Data Center (American Power Conversion (APC))

Improved Cooling Strategies for IT Wiring Closets (American Power Conversion (APC))

Fundamental Principles of Network Security (American Power Conversion (APC))

IT Managers Speak Out about Cloud Security (Intel Corporation)

The Importance of Effective SAP Solution Management (IBM)


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[TechRepublic] New tablet comes complete with previous owner's personal info

Cracking Open

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New Asus Transformer Prime comes complete with previous owner's personal info

Always wipe gadgets before returning them. Bill Detwiler shares a cautionary tale and steps for wiping iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7 devices. Read more

Resource of the day

Intel IT Executive Insights: Intel IT's Cloud Computing Strategy

There's no shortage of people to turn to for help implementing cloud computing at your company. The question is, who are you going to trust? How about Intel? Take a look at this white paper to learn about cloud computing strategies that work.


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Nokia Lumia 800 Teardown: Skip it, wait for the Lumia 900

Nokia's Lumia 800 is a solid Windows Phone 7.5 handset. But with the Lumia 900's release on the horizon, Bill Detwiler thinks you should skip the 800. Read more

Ultrabooks cheat sheet cuts through the hype

Are ultrabooks a unique category of computer or just the next step in the laptop's evolution? This cheat sheet helps you decide. Read more

Review: IBackup online backup service

IBackup eliminates the need to use burnable discs or external hard drives for backing up your computer. Matt Nawrocki gives us his review. Read more

What's in your Google Wallet?

Joshua Burke gives his take on Google Wallet and a projected outlook for NFC standards. Read more

Improve the efficiency of your Android tablet's built-in email client

Jack Wallen provides several tips for improving the efficiency of the built-in email client on your Android tablet. Read more


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10 indispensable Android apps

Cracking Open: Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

Cracking Open the Motorola Xyboard 10.1


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Macworld 2012 - Gallery

I had the chance to walk the floor at Macworld 2012 and visit with some old software developer friends and make some new ones. Though it wasn't as big as previous years, both the presenters and guests seemed excited to check out the latest products associated with Apple. View on site

Android Ice Cream Sandwich on a Motorola Droid Razr (photos)

Salivating over Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich? These photos of Google's latest mobile OS will tantalize your taste buds. View on site

Dinosaur Sighting: Take a look back at After Dark 3.0

There was a time when screen savers were the hip thing! View on site


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Today's recommended downloads

Amway Is Assured of Quick Recovery of its Active Directory Forest with Quest (Quest Software)

Cables and Connectors: Planning your Data Center (American Power Conversion (APC))

Preventing Data Corruption in the Event of an Extended Power Outage (American Power Conversion (APC))

Free White Paper: 10 Errors to Avoid When Commissioning a Data Center (American Power Conversion (APC))

Implementing energy-efficient data centers (American Power Conversion (APC))


 

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Helpful Windows 7 gadgets, Outlook PST file repair tools, starter apps for new Android tablets

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TechRepublic Member | January 31, 2012

Five Windows 7 gadgets worth sharing with your users

Gadgets offer a simple, friendly way to execute all sorts of tasks -- perfect for nontechnical users (and often handy for power users, too). Read more

Resource of the day

Improving Airflow in a Raised-Floor Data Center

Perforated tiles on a raised floor deliver unpredictable airflow levels, causing inefficiency and equipment failure. This paper discusses data center design on perforated tile airflow and how to improve airflow predictably.


Hottest new lists

 

Five reliable Outlook PST file repair tools

Outlook PST files can become corrupted -- and when that happens, work grinds to a halt. If your organization relies on Outlook, one of these tools could save the day. Read more

Five apps to hit the ground running with your new Android tablet

Trying to figure out which apps to load on your brand new Android tablet? Here are some great choices to get you started. Read more

Five apps for tracking the latest political mayhem

The U.S. election season is fully upon us. If you're trying to keep up with the polls, pundits, and political news, these apps can help. Read more


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10 things IT pros do that lead to burnout

Stress, exhaustion, health problems, poor job performance, apathy -- all these can be yours if you commit a few career sins and get burned out. Read more

Designing for collaboration in an established culture

Meg Greene continues her series on introducing tech into an SMB not exactly welcoming the changes. Read more

Four ways to make money with your mobile apps

InMobi global marketing director Gregory Kennedy gives mobile developers specific tips on how to make money with their apps. Read more


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10 indispensable Android apps

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Featured Webcast

Live Webcast: Fast and Efficient Business Security Strategies

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Today's recommended downloads

Improved Cooling Strategies for IT Wiring Closets (American Power Conversion (APC))

Unified Networking Benefits with Intel Ethernet 10 Gigabit (Intel Corporation)

Gain a Business Advantage with Scale-Out Storage (Intel Corporation)

Cables and Connectors: Planning your Data Center (American Power Conversion (APC))

An Enterprise Private Cloud Architecture and Implementation Roadmap (Intel Corporation)


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