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Apple is set to improve cloud applications

2016october20_webandcloud_cThe process of moving particular elements of the iTunes Store, Siri and Apple News to a secretive service known only as Pie has already begun, with more services such as iCloud and Project McQueen getting the same treatment in the coming years. Apple has said that bringing these teams together can improve its current cloud services, and ultimately, benefit customers.

The benefits of internet monitoring

2016october19_businessproductivity_cThe internet is constantly tempting us. There’s an endless collection of funny cat videos, memes, and social media statuses to consume. Sure, the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurt anyone, but if employees waste hours of their working day on these websites, that’s a problem.

Benefits of upgrading to an iPhone 7

2016october18_apple_cUpgrading to the new iPhone 7 has several benefits and features that are obviously not available in the older versions. After Apple released their latest flagship smartphone, much of the talk revolved around the absence of the headphone jack. Although the iPhone 7 is a minor upgrade of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, buyers will enjoy several benefits.

O365’s newest machine learning functions

2016october14_office_cEveryone has heard of machine learning, but not everyone knows exactly what it is. Although it’s extremely complicated, it can be summed up thusly: breaking human habits and actions into specific, analyzable data to create better software-based suggestions.

Ditch your wallet for Android Pay

2016october13_android_cSci-fi movies have predicted a lot of modern technology, the touchscreens of Minority Report, the virtual reality headsets of Back to the Future, you name it. But for some reason, no matter how far into the future we go, everyone still has cash. There’s something visceral about Harrison Ford pulling out his wallet and showing his badge in Bladerunner, despite virtually every surface around him being a digital display.

Office-wide Windows migrations, made easy

2016october12_windows_cDespite a varied range of software such as Office 365 and Azure, Windows remains Microsoft’s darling. And although the most recent version has achieved widespread adoption and critical acclaim, its creators are hungry for more installs and more users.

Facebook at Work boosts communication

2016october10_socialmedia_cFacebook has been looking for new ways to diversify the services it offers. One such example is Facebook at Work — launching today. The new product is a way for enterprise firms to stay connected and share information just like the Facebook of yesteryears.

Cyber-crime and social engineering

2016october7_security_cFor as long as there have been cybercriminals, there have been social engineers, or people who use tricks and scams to force other people to volunteer sensitive information. There are several ways to use social engineering to acquire valuable information like account passwords and bank accounts, but avoiding these scams comes down to one thing: training.

Branded search results for your business

2016october4_webandcloud_cSEO is meant to increase traffic to a website so that more users interact with its content. However, there is more than one way to approach SEO. The right approach should also account for users who already know your brand, and make it easier for them to access your website and share it with other users.

VR tech helps promote business growth

2016september30_businessvalue_cIt’s been reported that Facebook is about to ship out its Oculus virtual reality headsets, and Google has its own version in the works. By taking all of this into consideration, it’s safe to say that the VR landscape is about to experience growth — and small- and medium-sized businesses should take advantage of this three-dimensional shift.