bMighty bSecure: SMB Security On A Budget - And On Demand!
When times get tough, it's all too tempting to push security concerns aside. But that's a fool's game. Fortunately, there are ways for small and midsize companies to address security issues without breaking the bank. To learn more, check out the On-Demand version of bMighty bSecure, which brings together business and security experts to show you how to do exactly that.
Google Granted Floating Data Center Patent
Google is considering floating data centers because of the practical problems it faces in trying to locate data centers on coastal land, where real estate is typically expensive.
5 Tips For Avoiding Litigation In A Recession
With cash tight the last thing your business needs right now is a lawsuit. But the inevitable collection difficulties that come with a recession increase the likelihood of a business dispute. Here's 5 tips to help your business steer clear of litigation and handle it effectively if it does happen to you.
Going On A Job Interview? Here's Some Help
Job interviews rank up there with root canal for most people. Wouldn't you want to know in advance the trickiest question your prospective employer might ask on your job interview?
Mobile Apps To Hit $25 Billion By 2014
Handset makers will receive the bulk of the revenue selling apps to smartphones, but carriers have an opportunity to bring app stores to entry-level and feature phones.
Microsoft Releases Office 2007 SP2
The productivity suite update adds built-in support for Open Document Format and a slew of other tweaks, including improved Outlook performance.
Google Starts Twittering News Headlines
As the Internet becomes a more capable platform for real-time information delivery, Google is looking to make more of its services as speedy as its search engine.
Google Makes Android 1.5 Available To Devs
The move means the "Cupcake" update could be pushed out soon, and it will bring to Android video-recording capabilities, a virtual QWERTY keyboard, and stereo Bluetooth.
HP's New ProBook Line Brings Some Style To SMB Notebooks
Everybody wants to look good, even while they're working. But these days not everyone wants to pay a premium for stylish industrial design. HP's new line of ProBook notebook computers tries to bring business style to SMBs at reasonable prices. The attempt largely succeeds.
Amazon Buys Maker Of iPhone E-Book Reader
Software like Lexcycle's Stanza and Amazon's Kindle iPhone application could drive adoption of electronic books and magazines further by making them available on more than just the Kindle.
Cablevision Launches Mobile Portal
The mobile Web site may help the cable provider fend off increased competition from the telecoms, but it lacks the ability for users to program DVRs on the go.
Google: We're Not Like Pirate Bay
In the wake of a Swedish court's decision to imprison the operators of The Pirate Bay, a Web site that helps users search for BitTorrent files in the same way that Google handles general Internet file searches, Google wants to make sure everyone understands that it's no Pirate Bay.
Cloud Vendor Cassatt Faces The End
Cassatt, a six-year-old enterprise software company, is "close to the end" of operations, according to Forbes. Cassatt had positioned its data center management software as a platform for private clouds, but the startup's steep licensing fees are apparently more than IT departments are willing to spend in this economy.
Facebook Opens Stream To Devs
Web and mobile developers can create applications and Web sites that let Facebook users access their news streams without visiting Facebook.com.
Samsung Rolls Out Android Phone
Samsung's first Android-powered handset has Wi-Fi, 3G, an AMOLED touch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, and deep integration with Google's Web services.
Microsoft Product Improvement Is Not Innovation
Wow. To those who say that there are no Microsoft fans, the messages from my last blog entry prove you wrong. One of the complaints was my assertion that Microsoft does not innovate anymore; perhaps the problem is in the definition of that word. To me, slow but steady improvement in existing products and services isn't innovation, it's maintenance and support. Those are important things, no doubt, especi
Lawson Refreshes Smart Office
Smart Office 9.0.3 enables greater personalization of employees' desktops, making them more specific to workers' daily tasks.
The changes increase user control while improving account deletion and limiting sublicenses and reducing data exchanges between application developers.