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Gartner: The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2012

At the annual presentation of Gartner's popular Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends presentation, Cearley offered the following examples of the way the tech world is changing.

Romance Scams Pick on Divorced, Lovelorn

Research out of the UK says that perhaps as many as 200,00 people have been victims of online romance scams.

Borders Customers Will Have to Opt Out After Barnes & Noble Acquires Database

Barnes & Noble is purchasing bankrupt Borders' database, which contains information regarding 48 million customers. Customers will have 15 days to opt out of the system.

Facial Recognition Security, Privacy Issues Grab FTC Attention

Facial recognition technology is on the rise and the FTC is taking notice.

Driver Using Two Cell Phones Banned from Driving for One Year

UK man convicted a mobile phone while driving, having no insurance and not being in a position to have proper control

Top 8 Ways Feds (and Corporate Users) Can Take Advantage of Green IT

How does the federal government go about implementing green IT?