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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.

March 16, 2010 by Dave Greenfield


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!

March 6, 2010 by Dave Greenfield


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.

March 6, 2010 by Dave Greenfield


SalesForce Chatter Goes LIve

The private beta of SalesForce Chatter has gone live for one hundred companies with much excitement. As you might recall, we covered Chatter last November.

March 4, 2010 by Dave Greenfield


Backflip, Devour, or Cliq: Which Mobile Collaboration Device Should You Choose?

Motorola has grabbed some serious attention in the cell phone market at the start of 2010 with three new smartphone designs.  The Backflip, DEVOUR, and Cliq have or are planned to hit the market in the very near future, and there is one for nearly everyone as they have been picked up by three of the top cell phone carriers in the country- AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile.

March 3, 2010 by Dave Greenfield


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.

March 2, 2010 by Dave Greenfield


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.

February 25, 2010 by Dave Greenfield