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Google OKs HTML5 as the default in Chrome

December 23rd, 2016
Google OKs HTML5 as the default in Chrome

Most people are familiar with the problems associated with loading a Flash-based page, from slower loading times to page crashes that require restarting the browser altogether. Now, Google has announced that its browser will disable Flash and initiate an HTML5 default that will eventually trickle down to every Chrome user.

AWS creates “Glue” service for data analysis

December 22nd, 2016
AWS creates “Glue” service for data analysis

At a recent cloud technology conference, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched a tool to help streamline data analytics in the cloud. This new tool, named “Glue,” is designed to help reduce the burden on engineers and employees so they can get down to the important elements of data analytics.

iCloud Calendar spam problem “fixed”

December 21st, 2016
iCloud Calendar spam problem “fixed”

A new form of spam is cluttering up iCloud Calendars, and Apple hopes its new feature will get it under control. By inviting users to report and remove items they never wanted on their calendar, Apple believes it can get to the root of the problem and stop it from growing altogether.

Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

December 20th, 2016
Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

2016 saw containerization (container-based virtualization) take off as a way for companies to utilize virtual platforms more efficiently. While containers use less resources than their virtual machine (VM) counterparts, performance differences are subtle and don’t necessarily make containers better.

Sharing business data: SharePoint/OneDrive

December 16th, 2016
Sharing business data: SharePoint/OneDrive

SharePoint and OneDrive are similar programs used to help business owners manage and share company data across the board. Choosing which program will best utilize the space and resources you have can be confusing. For a quick overview of these unique programs and how to rationalize the choice for your business, continue reading.

New year, new cyber-threats

December 13th, 2016
New year, new cyber-threats

The New Year is upon us, and with it comes a new batch of cyber threats. As advances are made in the world of technology, businesses anticipate changes that can make life more convenient. But, like snakes slithering into your home, cyber attackers also keep up with technological changes for their own nefarious ends.

Instagram followers: turn them into buyers

December 12th, 2016
Instagram followers: turn them into buyers

From being an emerging app that allows sharing photos of puppies in vintage-themed filters, Instagram has transformed into a marketing tool that savvy businesses ought to have. The photo-sharing giant now has more than 500 million users, making it an ideal online marketplace.

Calling all VoIP users: CallKit is here

December 9th, 2016
Calling all VoIP users: CallKit is here

Over-the-Internet telephony systems, otherwise known as VoIP (Voice-over-Internet Protocol), have made personal and business communications much easier since they were first introduced. Communicating via the internet is undoubtedly a viable, cost-efficient substitute for traditional telephone systems, and enterprises of all sizes are smart to adapt to it.

AWS changes up storage options and prices

December 7th, 2016
AWS changes up storage options and prices

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made another dramatic price adjustment to its popular S3 cloud storage service. By modifying the organization of its pricing tiers, it is estimated that consumers will notice a drop of at least 20% in the monthly price they pay for the technology.

Get big leads with marketing automation

December 6th, 2016
Get big leads with marketing automation

Small business marketing has often been a difficult endeavor for small business owners. Marketing involves a great deal of time, effort, and can require significant financial investment. For a long time, marketing automation was something only enterprise-level businesses and corporations could afford, but with new technology, that’s no longer the case.