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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.