Are SMBs Facing A Crisis Of Cloud Confidence?
Cloud computing is often thought of as the perfect option for small businesses. But a new survey shows that small businesses share many of the cloud computing concerns of their larger competitors, including security, availability, and speed.
The Pirate Bay Goes Legit
Buyer Global Gaming Factory X plans to introduce commercial business model to infamous file-swapping site.
Universal Cell Phone Charger Gets EU OK
Manufacturers endorsing EU agreement include Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, and RIM. Concept has been endorsed in the US by the CTIA wireless association.
Does Twitter Match The Mission?
A CIO with the U.S. Air Force argues that government-technology decision makers must apply cost-benefit analysis in determining whether Web 2.0 tools make sense for their agencies.
Macintosh Malware + Twitter = Greater Vigilance (If You're Smart)
Tweets from a respected Macintosh evangelist inadvertently contained links to a Trojan horse aimed at Macintosh computers. The incident should serve as a warning to Mac-using SMBs that while their Macs aren't nearly as subject to malware attacks as Windows machines are, that's not a guarantee that nothing bad can happen.
ICANN Names Security Expert As CEO
Rod Beckstrom, former director of the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center, faces demands to make the US organization into an international body.
VIDEO: Social Networking For SMBs, Friend Or Foe?
A video presentation of the pros and cons of various Web 2.0, technologies, with hints on how small and midsize companies can take advantage of them without wasting precious time and money. Plus: Download the PowerPoint presentation, too!
Apple Beefs Up iPhone Business Security Features
The new iPhone 3.0 OS and Configuration Utility 2.0 add several features aimed at satisfying enterprise IT departments. Some of them may be overkill for SMBs, but others will prove attractive to any business whose employees use iPhones for business.
Cloudmark Goes After SMS Exploits
The carrier-grade mobile messaging security system provides content filtering, reputation data, and monitoring of text and multimedia messages.
Selling Online 2.0: Q&A With Author Michael Miller
Millions of small businesses started out selling online with eBay auctions, but times have changed and fees are soaring. E-Commerce expert Michael Miller shares his insights about choosing the right selling strategies and channels for your businesses.
Enterprise 2.0: Wiki While You Work
The corporation is where Web 2.0 tools hold the most promise to transform social organization, but it's also where there has been the most resistance to change. Although Web 2.0 tools can have a tremendous upside for businesses, the reality is that, inside many companies, reactions to online social networking have been fixated on the downside.
Is That A Cloud On Healthcare's Horizon?
Cloud models are starting to provide an attractive option for large and influential regional medical centers to get lots of small, local, laggard doctor offices trading in their paper patient files for electronic medical records. Are there clouds in your forecast?
Apple Fixes Java Security Hole
The flaw could have allowed a Java applet to execute malicious code on affected Macs, potentially leading to information theft or a compromised system.