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  • News: Facebook vs. Google+ vs. Twitter vs. LinkedIn

    Much has changed since we examined the ongoing war between Facebook and Twitter in the spring of 2010. The stakes are higher, the competition has increased, and we see LinkedIn and Google roaring into the social networking arena like never before.

  • News: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps for Business

    The battle between Microsoft and Google for office cloud dominance reminds me of the clash of the Titans. Microsoft and its classic on-premises business model is like Gaia, the earth goddess, and Google with its disruptive lightening bolt, is like Zeus, a sky god and a next generation kind of god.

  • News: Corporate-owned vs. employee-owned mobile devices

    If an employee walked into work one day clutching his shiny new iPhone, iPad, Android or other mobile smartphone or tablet, wanting to use it for official corporate business, would you say yes?

  • News: Amazon Cloud Drive vs. Apple iCloud

    This isn't too much of a contest yet, since Apple is just getting started on its cloud storage service while Amazon Cloud Drive has been available for months.

  • News: Tech argument: LTE vs. WiMAX

    Wait, we're still arguing this one? Why?

  • News: Tech arguments: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry OS vs. Windows Phone

    Right now the mobile operating system wars have only two main combatants: Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

  • News: WAN optimization hardware vs. WAN optimization services

    The two best things about WAN optimization are that it practically guarantees better response times for applications while at the same time either reducing the need for WAN bandwidth or at least staving off for a while the need to boost it.

  • News: E-wallet vs. traditional wallet: Electronics trump the leather

    Will the day come when you will routinely leave the house every day without your leather or faux-leather wallet? You bet, at least for many folks.

  • News: Anonymity vs. real names on social networks

    Let's cut to the chase: This one is really about whether Facebook and the new kid on the block, Google+, should get to throw their considerable weight around by requiring that users post to their social-networking sites using real names.

  • News: CCIE vs. MBA vs...?

    When CIOs look to add talent to their staffs right now, who should they be recruiting: employees with deep technical skills or deep business skills? That's one argument raging in corporate IT departments over the benefits of hiring staff with technical certifications such as Cisco Certified Internet Expert (CCIE) or business degrees.

  • News: Patent trolls vs. innovation

    When Google, Apple, Microsoft and the like bash each other about the corporate head and shoulders with their ever-expanding patent portfolios, no one worries that the legal-department combat will kill the companies' respective research and development operations.

  • News: iPad vs. Everything else

    We debated whether to call this piece "iPad vs. Motorola Xoom" or "iPad vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1" or whatever the Android tablet du jour is. But really it's still "iPad vs Everything Else."

  • News: SSL certificate authorities vs. ???

    With all the publicity about breaches of SSL certificate authorities and a hack that exploits a vulnerability in the supposedly secure protocol, it's time to consider something else to protect Internet transactions. If only there were something else to turn to.

  • News: Browser wars: IE vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. Opera

    All eyes are on Google's Chrome browser as it battles Mozilla's Firefox in a tight fight for the No. 2 position behind Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which is holding onto its market-leading share of the desktop browser market.

  • News: Allow social media vs. ban social media at work

    The pull of social media is proving hard to resist. Even the most buttoned-down institutions are rethinking bans and relaxing access to social networks and social media sites. But just how far are enterprises willing to wade into the sea of social media?

  • News: Mac OS X Snow Leopard vs Mac OS X Lion

    The Snow Leopard version of Mac OS X released in 2009 was widely hailed by Mac users. The version was leaner, much faster and more thoroughly integrated with applications than ever before. And then Apple unveiled its plans for the Lion version in late 2010.

  • News: Wired network edge vs wireless edge

    A survey by WLAN vendor Meraki in June found that for the first time smartphones and tablets like the Apple iPhone and iPad have overtaken computers on Wi-Fi networks. The finding highlights the argument over how much wired LAN infrastructure companies need, or should have when users' connection expectations are for reliable wireless.

  • News: Virtualization wars: VMware vs. Hyper-V vs. XenServer vs. KVM

    Ten years ago the argument over virtualization would have been a short one because VMware was the only game in town, but that early dominance is now being significantly challenged by Microsoft, Citrix and Red Hat (KVM).

  • News: Symantec unveils Norton Tablet Security

    Symantec has finally unveiled its Norton Tablet Security software designed to protect tablet PCs that run the Google Android platform.

  • News: Wikileaks' Assange can be extradited to Sweden, say appeals court judges

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lost an appeal in the U.K.'s High Court on Wednesday that sought to block his extradition to Sweden on potential charges of rape and molestation.

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