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How to Keep Local Access to Your Data During Cloud Outages

When the cloud goes down, where is your data? Here's how to balance the benefits of the cloud with the security of knowing your data is still at home on your machine.

Save Time in Gmail With Smart Queries

Google's mail service packs tons of search functions to help you find messages faster. Here's how to put them to work.

Six Tricks For Google Tasks

Gmail's built-in to-do list applet is a more powerful productivity booster than most people realize.

5 Things You Need to Know About Videoconferencing

Here's what you can do with the videoconferencing tools on the market now.

Make Sure Your Cloud Provider Communicates

Amazon EC2 Outage Lessons: How to Make Choose a Cloud Provider That Communicates

How to Cut Small-Business Operating Costs

Running a business doesn’t have to mean giving the world free access to your wallet. Here are seven ways you can start saving money for your small business today.

Use Mind Maps to Track Your To-Do List

If you're already into mind-mapping, tracking your next actions with a mind map can be a no-brainer.

Cloud Development: 9 Gotchas to Know Before You Jump in

Whether developing, testing, or deploying your apps in the cloud, you have to unlearn some beliefs and learn new ones to make it work.

Social Business Reality Check: Move Beyond the Hype

Here's how most social media campaigns fail, and how most companies miss the point of social tools.

How to Prepare Your Website for IE 9

Internet Explorer 9 can help you increase your site's Web traffic and customer loyalty, but only if you optimize the site to take advantage of it.

Mind Maps: Not Just for Brainstorming Anymore

Thinking visually with mind-map apps can help improve any project.

Google Apps: 5 Hidden Calendar Tools and Tricks

Many of us would be lost without our calendars--they're where we schedule meetings, pencil in appointments and set project deadlines.

Best Online Storage Services For Small Businesses

These five services let you sync and share files with co-workers, collaborators, and clients. But which one is the best value?