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Dell Slumps Amid Reinvention

Posted by Kevin Wade Dell’s Profit Down 33% as Revenue Slips – WSJ.com Dell is on a spending splurge recently trying to buy high growth and more profitable businesses in hopes of reinventing themselves.

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Best Gadget Gifts for 2011

Posted by Kevin Wade UP activity monitor (www.jawbone.com, $100). This colorful waterproof wristband, made to be worn 24 hours a day, measures the wearer’s number of steps and sleep patterns, issues reminders about getting up and moving around and tracks progress on a free iPhone app.

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Yahoo fires CEO Bartz, HP PC Business Arguments, and Big Patent Law Changes

Posted by Kevin Wade Yahoo Fires CEO Carol Bartz after growing impatient with the lack of a the company’s progress in making a successful turnaround. Bartz failed in multiple areas of attainment for which she was measured… Yahoo CEO Bartz Fired So Is Yahoo a Takeover Target? HP announced a couple of weeks ago they […]

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Steve Jobs: Just Another "Genius" of Modern-Day "Edison"?

Posted by Kevin Wade In late August Steve Jobs announced his resignation as Apple Computer’s CEO just on the heels of shaking up the Apple world last January when he revealed he would be taking medical leave for an unspecified health issue. Jobs had only been back on the job less than two years after […]

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Hackers Turning Their Focus on Small Business?

Posted by Kevin Wade Computer network hackers have made the news recently by penetrating some of the largest companies’ networks. One of the more serious breaches targeted Sony Corporation recently. Customer information including credit card numbers and personal information were exposed causing a public relations nightmare and potential litigation risks for Sony.

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Battle Looms for Internet Commerce, Smartphones, and Tablets

Posted by Kevin Wade Apple seems to be the gadget retailing wizard of recent years. Evidence: the introduction and dramatic growth of the iPad which has defined the tablet PC market, the iPhone, which is the single most popular smartphone, and the iPod which is the best selling and most identifiable music player over the […]

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What are we paying for, anyway?

Posted by Chris Hurley Time and time again, I’m talking with prospective clients who are rightfully upset about the arrangement they have with their existing IT services provider. These complaints usually revolve around an agreement that was advertised as taking care of their day-to-day IT needs but in reality falls short in several important ways.

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The Cutter of Cloud Computing

Posted by Kevin Wade Cloud computing – It seems like we hear that term every time a business technology news item, commercial, or seminar pops up. Cloud computing has become one of the most frequently mentioned but rarely understood new technology terms to come our way in recent times.

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An AppleCare support rep talks: Mac malware is "getting worse"

Posted by Chris Hurley I’ve long felt that the main reason there wasn’t more malware on the Mac platform isn’t as much that it is invulnerable to attack as much as the fact that there hasn’t been a big reason for someone to bother attacking it on a large scale.

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Comprehensive email archiving now available

Posted by Chris Hurley IntelliSystems is pleased to add Barracuda Message Archiver to our portfolio of solutions. This product creates a searchable archive of all emails in and out of the company. The archive can be used to retrieved old emails needed for compliance reasons or simply to reduce the burden on your Exchange Server […]

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