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Using automation in SMB marketing

December 6th, 2016
Using automation in SMB marketing

One of the biggest innovations in business and technology is marketing automation. Previously reserved for well-funded enterprises, marketing automation is now accessible to small businesses, thanks to affordable cloud solutions. In fact, there are five explosively profitable benefits to automating some of your most mundane tasks.

Old malware still poses a serious risk to EMRs

December 5th, 2016
Old malware still poses a serious risk to EMRs

Computer technology firm Symantec is warning consumers that an infamous trojan virus still targets healthcare data across the United States and around the world. This infamous piece of malware hides among image files downloaded with pirated software.

iPhone video bug crashes Apple devices

December 2nd, 2016
iPhone video bug crashes Apple devices

Apple iOS users beware — there’s a five-second video that can harm your iPhone. In late November, the brief MP4 clip seemed innocent enough. But after iPhone users played the video, their iPhones began to slow down and eventually crash. Details of the iPhone-killing bug are still being investigated, but here’s what we know so far.

Office 365 Hub launched for Win10 Insiders

November 30th, 2016
Office 365 Hub launched for Win10 Insiders

Business owners who subscribe to Office 365 have the entire cloud at their fingerprints, from email service to cross-platform access of apps and an ease of use that attracts even the technophobe. Now, those owners who belong to the Insider program (Fast Ring) have another reason to smile.

Potential security breach for Android users

November 29th, 2016
Potential security breach for Android users

Android users may have reason for concern regarding their device security as well as the information transmitted by their phones. A backdoor security breach has recently been identified in Android devices that could cause user data to be sent to China.

Classic Microsoft Paint gets big updates

November 28th, 2016
Classic Microsoft Paint gets big updates

Microsoft Paint has long been a staple to the Windows computing platform for many years. And only recently has this cornerstone application been updated with the introduction of a new program, Microsoft Paint 3D. If you have long awaited such an upgrade, you’ll be delighted to hear about the the new changes.

Five tips to avoid a security breach

November 25th, 2016
Five tips to avoid a security breach

If you’ve read this blog before, you already know security is paramount to the success of any small business. We cover the ever increasing cases of security violation in big and small businesses, as well as national and international organizations where data, applications, networks, devices and networks have been illegally accessed by unauthorized people.

Skype Insider Program from Microsoft

November 24th, 2016
Skype Insider Program from Microsoft

Microsoft has recently announced an Insider Program offering for Skype. This program will allow Skype users on Android, iOS, OS X, and Windows to access more features and updates to its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service and application. Read on to learn more about Microsoft’s new Skype Insider Program and how it can benefit you.

IoT scanner detects at-risk “Smart Devices”

November 23rd, 2016
IoT scanner detects at-risk “Smart Devices”

After the recent Dyn attack that took Netflix and other major websites down, business owners are vigilant about ensuring the security of their network and devices connected to the “Internet of Things” (IoT). A new scanner from Bullguard promises to warn owners of potential entry points for hackers.

AI augments e-commerce businesses

November 22nd, 2016
AI augments e-commerce businesses

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a buzzword that inspires business owners yet also instills in them a sense of dread. More accurately described as “machine learning,” this exciting innovation is swiftly becoming an integral part of doing business.