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  • Help me, help you: Time management strategies for small businesses

    52m By John Oechsle
    As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. You’re managing your business’ value in the marketplace on a daily basis while at the same time striving to maintain superior customer service and employee satisfaction. There’s a lot on your mind…
  • How shadow IT threatens the enterprise and what to do about it

    58m By Ian Barker
    Increasing adoption of BYOD and use of mobile devices means that employees have the ability to access business data from anywhere. However, this can come into conflict with company security policy. Policies are often seen as too invasive, hard to understand…
  • Who is your IT outsourcing firm working for?

    1h By Robert X. Cringely
    While the US Government has been remarkably opaque about the recently discovered security breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), we know that personal information on at least 21.5 million present, former, and prospective federal employees was…
  • Facebook makes new security checkup tool available to everyone

    1h By Mark Wilson
    A couple of months ago Facebook started to talk about a new security tool. It was initially only made available to a select group of users, but today it rolls out to all. The aptly-named Security Checkup gives Facebook users the opportunity to double check the…
  • 59 percent of consumers reuse passwords

    2h By Ian Barker
    We all know that we shouldn't reuse passwords across multiples sites, but that doesn't stop a majority of us from doing it. A new survey for password manager Password Boss shows that 59 percent of consumers reuse passwords because it's too hard to remember…
  • Top 5 benefits of wireless power

    2h By Jacob Babcock
    As the wireless power space continues to rapidly expand, everyone is getting increasingly anxious to never again have to plug in their phone, laptop or headset. Simply placing devices on the furniture, work surface, auto console, or walls without any cords is…
  • Employee negligence is major source of insider threats

    3h By Ian Barker
    Multitasking and working long hours, can result in employee negligence which leads to insider threats and costs companies millions of dollars each year. A new survey of IT and security practitioners in the US and Germany carried out by the Ponemon Institute…
  • How to install Windows 10 on your Mac

    3h By Mihaita Bamburic
    Windows 10 is now officially available to PC users across the globe, launching in 190 countries on July 29. But Microsoft's latest operating system can also be experienced on Macs, requiring even less effort to get it up and running on your Apple-branded…
  • Windows 10 first-impressions review

    3h By Ian Barker
    The most eagerly awaited new version of Windows since -- well, since the last new version of Windows -- has finally arrived. Windows 10 is rolling out to consumers, and it’s a free upgrade for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. So, what’s it like and…
  • Microsoft Edge introduces new security risks in Windows 10

    4h By Mark Wilson
    The Internet Explorer replacement Microsoft Edge is one of the headline features of Windows 10. With security at the heart of Microsoft's latest operating system, and the general concern about online safety, it makes sense to put the web browser under the…
  • The best alternative Start menus for Windows 10

    7:40am By Wayne Williams
    Windows 10 is here, and with it is the Start menu missing from Windows 8.x. The world rejoices. Except not everyone likes the new Start menu which blends the functionality of the Windows 7 menu with the Metro/Modern tiles from Windows 8. If you’re not a fan…
  • Hackers target PDF readers, yet a high percentage go unpatched

    7:15am By Ian Barker
    Vulnerability intelligence firm Secunia has released its second quarter 2015 country report for US and 14 other countries around the world. This looks at what programs users have installed and which are most at risk. The big news is that a high percentage of…
  • Recording Microsoft HoloLens videos: How it's done

    7:12am By Nabil Ansari
    I know this is some Iron Man-level stuff, but it is true. Microsoft’s HoloLens allows you to interact with holographic objects that are set in the real world. If you told me five years ago that I’d be able to wear a futuristic augmented reality headset and…
  • How to cope with Stagefright

    6:26am By Ian Barker
    Earlier this week we reported on the Stagefright vulnerability that could affect 95 percent of Android devices. It has arisen as a result of code vulnerabilities which could have been detected and resolved earlier. Application security company Checkmarx has…
  • PC-to-Xbox One game streaming is in the pipeline for Windows 10

    5:50am By Mark Wilson
    One of the features of Windows 10 that created ripples of excitement is the ability to stream Xbox One games from the console to a PC. But what about doing things the other way round? If you like the idea of turning your already-powerful Xbox One into a fully…
  • Uber shows phantom cabs on taxi map

    5:14am By Sead Fadilpašić
    You know all those little car icons you see when you open up your Uber app? All those little cabs in close proximity, just waiting to pick you up? Well, they might be fake. Researchers from think-tank Data & Society said the cars shown to be very close to you…
  • So you've upgraded to Windows 10... ready to leave the Insider program?

    5:07am By Mark Wilson
    The wait is finally over. Over the past few months you've downloaded countless gigabytes of Windows 10 related files and now you've had enough. Windows 10 RTM is now installed on your computer and you're happy to stick with a relatively stable version for the…
  • How to import iTunes playlists into Groove Music in Windows 10

    3:50am By Wayne Williams
    If you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 you’ll likely have discovered an app called Groove Music. This is the new name for Xbox Music which was included in Windows 8.x. When you first open the app there’s not much to see. Groove Music is a rather bland looking…
  • How to disable Bing Search from Windows 10's Start menu

    Wed 2:57pm By Wayne Williams
    The Windows 10 Search box next to the Start button lets you search through Windows and the web. Type in a query, and the results will appear in your default browser. The first time you do this you’ll see it’s Bing producing the results. If you don’t mind…
  • Satechi announces dedicated Bluetooth BT Cortana Button for Windows 10

    Wed 2:56pm By Brian Fagioli
    Right now, Windows 10 is rolling out to users all over the world. One of the coolest things about Microsoft's newest operating system is the Cortana integration. If you aren't familiar, it (she) is a powerful virtual assistant that will help you search, set…