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Google Chrome OS for Work: What You Need to Know
By Derek Walter | July 03, 2018

If you're trying to decide whether you should go with Windows or Mac OS, consider Chrome OS. Here's a look at its capabilities and benefits.

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Can Your Business Trust a Blockchain Service?
By Adam Uzialko | July 02, 2018

Blockchain is a promising type of technology that's got everyone abuzz, but it's not clear that third-party services are reliable enough to implement in small businesses.

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11 Free Computer Forensics Training Resources For IT Pros
By Ed Tittel | July 02, 2018

Computer forensics training doesn't have to put a dent in your budget. Find out which companies and organizations offer free forensic training, tutorials and videos.

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AI Faceoff: Siri vs. Cortana vs. Google Assistant vs. Alexa
By Mona Bushnell | June 29, 2018

Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft all want your business to use their virtual assistant. But which one can handle your needs?

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6 Essential Tech Tools for Your HR Department
By Andreas Rivera | June 29, 2018

Human resources have an array of tech at their disposal to make life easier.

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8 Tools for Creating Compelling Infographics
By Saige Driver | June 29, 2018

Elevate your graphic design game with these eight tools that let you easily create interesting and engaging visuals.

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How Small Businesses Should Respond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews
By Charell Star | June 27, 2018

It's tempting to ignore negative comments on the popular job site, but it may do you more harm than good. Here's how to respond appropriately.

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How to Create an Amazon Alexa Skill for Your Business
By Matt D'Angelo | June 22, 2018

You'll need a developer to create a skill, but it might be worth it.

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You've Heard of IoT and AI, but What is Digital Twin Technology?
By Mona Bushnell | June 18, 2018

Topics like artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), and machine learning are getting lots of hype, but digital twin technology might just be the real game-changer.

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14 Security Solutions for Small Business
By Andreas Rivera | June 15, 2018

Ready to take a step toward cybersafety? Here's a collection of tools, services and other solutions to secure your business and prevent cyberattacks.

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FCC Kills Net Neutrality: What It Means for Business
By Mona Bushnell | June 13, 2018

On June 11, 2018, the FCC's repeal of the Open Internet Order took effect. Internet service providers (ISPs) now can offer prioritized and limited services to certain clients.

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Best New Gmail Features for Business
By Matt D'Angelo | June 08, 2018

Snoozing emails, an integrated task bar and confidential emails make Gmail's latest overhaul a good program for businesses.

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12 Best iPhone Apps for IT Pros
By Jackie Dove | June 06, 2018

Put that Apple iPhone in your pocket to work for you with these useful apps for IT professionals.

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12 Best iPad Apps for IT Pros
By Jackie Dove | June 06, 2018

Make your iPad the most essential piece of IT hardware you have with these 12 helpful apps.

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Opening a Business Bank Account
By Sammi Caramela | June 06, 2018

Opening a business bank account? Avoid these common mistakes.

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Best Hacking Games for Android and iOS
By Sean Riley | June 06, 2018

While hacking and hackers can be a security nightmare sometimes you just need to have a little fun. Shall we play a game?

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Starting Strong: Tips for Properly Onboarding Your New Employee
By Bennett Conlin | June 05, 2018

In any business, it's important to have a strong employee onboarding program in place to engage new hires right from the beginning.

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Should Your Business Accept Digital Payments?
By Adam Uzialko | June 05, 2018

Today's customers and clients often expect to be able to pay digitally, and if you are unable to offer that, you falling behind.

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Facebook Stories vs. Instagram Stories: What's Best for Your Business?
By Saige Driver | June 04, 2018

We talked to social media experts about the differences between the Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories and how businesses can decide which to use.

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Laptop Privacy Filters: What to Look For and Why You Need One
By Brett Nuckles | May 31, 2018

Laptop privacy filters can keep confidential company data safe from wandering eyes. Here’s what you need to know before you buy.

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Are Subscription-Based IT Training Plans Worth The Money?
By Ed Tittel | May 30, 2018

More content providers are jumping into the business of offering ongoing, subscription-based certification training and prep packages. Are these all-embracing training programs worth it?

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How to Build a Successful Business Case for an IT Project
By Business News Daily Editor | May 30, 2018

Building a business case for your next IT project is a good way to show not only what your company could save, but what your project is worth. While TCO and ROI are great, they won't help you win...

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Why You Should Avoid "Brain Dumps" When Preparing for IT Certifications
By Ed Tittel | May 30, 2018

Brain dumps are pretty constant, if unwanted and unattractive feature of the IT certification landscape.

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How to Successfully Expand Your E-Commerce Business Globally
By Matt D'Angelo | May 30, 2018

Learn how your e-commerce business can take advantage of a $2.8 trillion global market.

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Is AI Adoption by Small Businesses Inevitable?
By Adam Uzialko | May 30, 2018

Make sure your small business doesn't get left behind the latest tech wave by keeping your finger on the pulse of AI.

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GDPR Consultants: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | May 25, 2018

If your small business is trying to comply with the GDPR by hiring a consultant, there are a few things you should know first before signing on the dotted line.

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Intel Processors Over the Years
By Business News Daily Editor | May 24, 2018

Take a visual walk through the history of Intel processors from the early 1970s to 2013.

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Top 6 Windows 10 Annoyances (and How to Fix Them)
By Business News Daily Editor | May 23, 2018

Any Microsoft Windows OS upgrade introduces new pain points. Learn how to conquer five of the most common annoyances in Windows 10.

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How to Use Facebook Live for Business
By Marisa Sanfilippo | May 22, 2018

Facebook Live presents a great opportunity to build your brand awareness and reach customers in a unique, engaging way. Here's what you need to know about using this live streaming tool.

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Wage Garnishment: What Employers Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | May 22, 2018

As an employer, you are prohibited from retaliating against an employee who is subject to wage garnishments for one debt, and you must comply.