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Muglia made Microsoft's president

Today's headlines: Microsoft promotes Muglia; Twitter fights back against hack attack

Microsoft promotes Muglia

Microsoft promoted long-timer Bob Muglia to president of its Server and Tools Business from senior vice president of the business group. Muglia joined Microsoft in 1988 and has done time with MSN and Microsoft Office.

Twitter tries to rebound after hack attack

Twitter officials are trying to lock down their systems in the wake of a successful attack against at least 33 high profile Twitter accounts that were hacked through the social network's support tools, according to
The breach took place days after users reported a fast-spreading phishing attack that was attempting to steal passwords and other identifiable information. Among the breached high profile accounts was President elect Barack Obama, pop singer Britney Spears, media outlet Fox News and CNN anchor Rick Sanchez, Twitter wrote Monday in a blog posting.

2009: The year of master data management?

Last year was not exactly a banner year for master data management (MDM), according to Though companies continued exploring their MDM options, vendor marketing speak made that process confusing. So will 2009 be "The Year of MDM"? Four industry watchers share their 2009 MDM forecasts.

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