New publishing platform from Wix.com helps Web sites load more quickly, while supporting more interactivity through video, audio and animations.
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Natalie Gagliordi is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously worked as the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focused on interactive self-service technology, while also contributing to additional websites that covered retail technology, digital signage hardware and mobile payment trends. Natalie attended George Washington University, where she studied communication sciences, and also the University of South Florida, where she received a B.A. in News-Editorial Journalism.
The RingCentral CloudFax service allows one-clicking faxing from Box, Dropbox and Google Docs.
The SycurityMax Business Suite is designed to help small and midsize companies prepare for and respond to an identity theft incident or data breach.
The site, available in about 250 U.S. cities, alerts companies when someone from their local community may require their products or services.
Real-time translation service currently supports Windows Live, Google Talk and Facebook Chat services; a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook is also available.
Manta, which claims about 30 million monthly visitors, adds features for creating social connections and collecting customer recommendations.
Adobe EchoSign helped George Street Photo turn contract management into a digital workflow, cutting six days out of the time needed to collect client signatures.
Apparently, PayPal is gearing up for a mobile payments makeover by May 2012; its initiative will mark another turning point for small-business solutions options in this space.
New research from CompTIA suggests that 8 out of 10 businesses are feeling the strain of IT skills gaps, as new technology priorities evolve quickly.
Cloud-based application allows small companies to manage field service employees, allowing managers to check on locations and make new assignments in real time.
New mobile applications for the iOS and Android platforms are a precursor to the company's planned expansion of its mobile payments services later this year.
New research from Ponemon Institute and Trend Micro suggest that close to 80 percent of data breaches are related to risky employee actions.
More adults are downloading and using mobiles applications downloaded to their smartphone or tablet, but their attention span for these apps is limited.
Are you sure you should commit to a still-emerging system design and form factor, or will a really thin and light notebook do?
LiquidPlanner focuses on predicting the impact of project plan adjustments and helping smaller companies manage and prioritize resources.