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posted in January 2009

Symantec Merges Web 2.0 With Cloud Computing

1/26/2009
As more and more businesses embrace SaaS and cloud computing, workers faced with juggling more and more online workspaces. With an ambitious new beta program, Symantec hopes to unify these disparate workspaces so everything's accessible with a single password.

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Netbooks Knock Microsoft On Its Heels

1/23/2009
Microsoft's first ever layoff tosses more dismal job numbers onto the financial crisis heap, but it's not just the recession that's putting the screws to Redmond -- it's those pesky little netbooks.

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Crisis Survival Kit: 5 Ways To Get More From Your Business Credit Card

1/21/2009
Business owners often use credit cards to help get a business going, bridge gaps in revenue, and extend payments when cash is tight. That's not new. But business owners may not be taking advantage of the tools and services available with many of today's credit cards for everything from managing employee expenses to cash bonuses.

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PDF: A Love-Hate Relationship

1/14/2009
Everyone complains about PDFs, but no one ever does anything about it -- except keep right on using them. And for document archiving usage will continue to increase.

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Crisis Survival Kit: 6 Ways To Keep The Customers You Have

1/14/2009
When frugality and caution are the watchwords of the day, maintaining strong relationships with your customers is more important than ever. Loyal customers may reduce their spending, but they'll keep coming back to you for the things they need -- and keep the revenue you need coming in the door.

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WiMax Comes To A Second U.S. City

1/6/2009
Clearwire rolls out a 4G wireless broadband network in Portland, Ore doubling the number of U.S. cities with a WiMax alternative. What stands to be a big leap ahead for WiMax, remains a long way to blanketing us in broadband access.

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Small And Midsize Business Core To Dell Reorg

1/2/2009
Still the second largest computer maker in the world, but stinging from slumping sales and sliding stock price, Dell has reorganized its operations into 3 business units: one for government, one for large enterprises, and one for small and midsize businesses.

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