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Essential networking tips for small business

Stay connected and productive with dual-band routers, personal cloud storage, and more.

Broadband Speed Is Increasing, But US is Falling Behind

The new State of the Internet report from Akamai shows global average broadband speeds on the rise, but US businesses still face some hurdles.

Push your PC's productivity with better, faster gear

A fast SSD drive, USB 3.0 ports, or real ethernet networking could be all you and your PC need to be more productive.

How to delete or move a lot of Gmail messages

MLStrand56 had a Gmail question for the Answer Line forum: How does one archive or delete every email from a particular sender--or that matches some other criteria?

13 technologies fit for the Founding Fathers

Imagine how it must have been for the Founding Fathers around this time in 1776, when they had to sit down, write, and ratify the Declaration of Independence. Let's give our forefathers a high-tech leg up with these 13 technologies, and let freedom (and even some free products) ring.

Microsoft adding collaboration, more Office to Office Web Apps

Microsoft said Thursday that it plans to bring collaborative features to Office Web Apps, a feature that Google Apps has banked on for some time.

Feedly Cloud

All your RSS feeds are belong to Feedly Cloud

Feedly's new Feedly Cloud service has gone live and, according to the company, the service will transition it from a product into a platform.

on techhive.com

Microsoft kills linked accounts in Outlook.com

If you used your Microsoft account to manage more than one linked email account, those days will soon be over.

Gmail will sort your email for you with new automatic labeling

Google announces a new kind of inbox for Gmail that automatically sorts messages into categories, or “tabs.”

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Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The busy geek

Here are the nine best free tools for the busy geek.

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The productive businessperson

Here are the 12 best free tools for the productive businessperson.

Outlook.com adds Google chat integration

After months of claiming Google users were getting "Scroogled," Microsoft embraces its enemy by adding Google chat support to Outlook.com.

Taptu

A week with Taptu: A Google Reader junkie's journey

Another week, another Google Reader alternative. Will Taptu live up to the promise? (Hint: no).

on techhive.com

google apps

Google outages this week blamed on sign-in system

A malfunctioning log-in system affected millions of people's ability to access a variety of Google applications on Wednesday, including Gmail and Drive.

Digital Public Library of America moves to gather public documents into one database

Digital Public Library of America aims to collect public knowledge

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