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Friday, April 24, 2015

Survey: Computers are the connection of choice for sports fans

When it comes to checking in on favorite teams, most sports fans turn to their desktop computer and not their mobile device, That according to new data out from ECAL which shows nearly three-quarters (73%) of sports fans are using their desktop to check on the schedules and calendars of their favorite teams. >>

Monday, April 20, 2015

Online shoppers overwhelmed by choice

The huge amount of information online is crippling consumers' abilities to make decisions. This has led to many using just one or two trusted sites for content discovery and shopping, according to recent research from Carat. >>

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Holidaymakers swindled out of £2.2 million in 2014

Fraudsters swindled £2.2 million from unsuspecting holidaymakers and travelers in the UK last year, according to new figures released to alert the public to the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud. >>

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Adobe's Document Cloud offers 360 degree document access

Adobe is upgrading their cloud storage space with the new Document Cloud offering; the new platform gives users the ability to access, edit and share PDF files from across devices and locations. While other platforms have offered similar abilities, the Document Cloud includes Adobe Acrobat and it's intuitive features. >>

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Study: Within minutes IT outages harm brands

When it comes to a websites or point of sale offerings being down, getting back up soon rather than later is crucial for brands. That is the takeaway from a new report commissioned by xMatters; according to the research businesses are almost immediately impacted by IT outages. >>

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Top 5 tips for overworked SMBs

Deciding to start a small business is the easy part - ask any of the experts. Putting a business plan in place, figuring out advertising and social media and even - gasp - launching a website are where many SMB owners get bogged down. One expert offers his advice on how to keep pushing forward without the burn-out factor activating. >>

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Internet downtime at work costing UK economy £11billion a year

Poor work Internet connections are costing the UK economy billions of pounds a year in lost productivity, according to research from telecoms provider Daisy Group. >>

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Slow adoption of virtual events despite cost and time benefits

Event marketing is a key way in which companies obtain leads and raise brand awareness. However, even in this digital age, virtual events are seeing slow adoption despite the cost and time benefits. >>

Friday, March 06, 2015

Few help desk systems are cloud-based

A new survey among I.T. professionals reveals that nearly half have no plans to increase investment in help desk software this year and only a third had moved their customer service programs to the cloud. >>

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Report: US, UK users vulnerable because of passwords

US and UK computer users may be some of the most experience in the world, but that experience isn't leading them to be safer online. That is the takeaway from a new survey out from Siber Systems. According to their poll password management is actually putting some US and US users in danger from hackers and the like. >>

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A third of Europeans admit to providing fake personal details online

Such is the concern surrounding privacy of personal data online that a third of Europeans freely admit they provide false information when signing up for online services, according to new research from security firm Symantec. >>

Friday, February 20, 2015

How M&A will influence advertisers in 2015

The online space is quickly changing from a place consumers go to find specific information about products or brands to a place they go to keep up with friends, do some shopping and read the latest headlines. This changing environment is also opening new opportunities for advertisers and brands. >>

Friday, February 20, 2015

How to design a brand from the ground up

Savvy brands are in social media, have mobile friendly websites and design landing pages to draw shoppers and content readers farther into their sites. But none of that matters if the brands isn't strategically building their reputation. One expert offers tips on how to design a brand from the start. >>

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Xero: SMBs optimistic heading in to Q2

Looking ahead to the second quarter and then the second half of 2015 new data out from online accounting hub Xero indicates small businesses in the US are optimistic about their growth. However, they aren't so optimistic that they are will to hire a number of new employees. >>

Friday, February 13, 2015

U.K. businesses trail U.S. in cyber insurance take-up

Implementation of cyber insurance policies is far more commonplace among U.S. businesses than those in the U.K., according to a recent whitepaper from not-for-profit security group the Corporate Executive Programme. >>

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