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Instant Messaging Policy

TechRepublic's Instant Messaging Policy covers the use of instant messaging software and services by employees. It can help you establish both guidelines for proper use of instant messaging and penalties...

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Are you on top of social media data?

Are you on top of social media data?

In a recent survey 20 percent of companies had to use social media data in litigation or an investigation — a number bound to rise. The time to get ready is NOW! Here's quick intro to get you started.

published September 8, 2014 by

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Installing Web plug-ins as a Vista non-administrative user

Installing Web plug-ins as a Vista non-administrative user

On a fresh installation of Windows Vista, we took screen shots when it came time to install Adobe's Flash plug-in into Internet Explorer for the first time. The sequence is especially interesting given Microsoft's emphasis on using Windows Vista as a non-administrative or "Lesser Privileged User" (LPU). Why? Because our first couple of attempt's failed. As it turns out, though, as best as we could tell, the failure had nothing to do with Vista, being an LPU, or Adobe's Flash. It has more to do the Web site that's calling for the Flash plug and how it responds when the Flash plug-in isn't there. In other words, depending on what site you go to, mileage may vary.

published March 6, 2007 by

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Chevy Tahoe's online ad contest

Chevrolet's contest to get consumers to create ad content for its Tahoe SUV has attracted a lot of satire ads. The rules say any attempt to "undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws." Here are some Tahoe clips from the contest you won't see on TV.

published March 31, 2006 by

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Government employee blogs

When is the public's right to know more important than a government agency's right to privacy? Bob Artner looks at the legal issues involved in government employee blogs and suggests evaluating them along a continuum.

published October 27, 2005 by

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VMware takes on Microsoft competition

VMware's software allows Intel-based architecture to be partitioned into several independent virtual machines. In an exclusive Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, Diane Greene discusses the benefits of her company's technology, the competitive challenge Microsoft poses and her hopes for an IPO.

published August 12, 2003 by

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