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Privacy Battles for Business Professionals

Privacy Battles for Business Professionals

This weekend saw the start of the 2010 SXSW (South by Southwest) media conference and festival held in Austin, Texas.  The interactive portion, which lasts through March 16, has received a lot of media attention, especially two specific topics- privacy and a new use for GPS-like service.

published March 16, 2010 by

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Microsoft’s Toyota Letter

Microsoft’s Toyota Letter

Hearing about the Toyota recall and extent to which the company has gone towards compensating Toyota owners makes me wonder what would happen if software manufacturers had to live up to the standards placed on car companies?Imagine, the letter from Microsoft, for that matter, addressing Windows operators (as the PC Guy attempts to shrug off the consolation of his Mac counterpart):Dear Loyal Windows User (they hope!

published March 6, 2010 by

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The Insecurity of Secure Clouds

The Insecurity of Secure Clouds

In light of the recent Google hacking, businesses might reconsider their cloud-based strategies. Ostensibly cloud-based services can offer business a better security profile at a lower price point than would be possible if companies built the services themselves.

published March 6, 2010 by

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Top 5 BlackBerry Apps for Business

Top 5 BlackBerry Apps for Business

BlackBerry mobile smartphones are meant to make life easier, while making you more mobile and with the right applications, it will do just that for the business professional. Here's five apps that we really like.

published March 2, 2010 by

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Wiki Collaboration Meets Click to Call

Wiki Collaboration Meets Click to Call

Real-time meets wiki meets click to call at PBWorks. The hosted collaboration company just added PBVoice - a new click-to-call feature called that aims to provide instant conference calling to any member of the wiki group.

published February 25, 2010 by

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VidyoRoom: Another Low-Cost TelePresence System Needing Interoperability

VidyoRoom: Another Low-Cost TelePresence System Needing Interoperability

Another  low-cost HD video system introduced today is the latest sign that 2010 will be spent pushing  megaprecise video tech into our businesses and homes.  To me that's all very nice, spending an inordinate amount of time overseas, but the reality is that before any HD video play has much play at home or work,  interoperability is going to have to be addressed.

published January 25, 2010 by

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