Don't-Miss Business Software Stories

How to Mine Customer Data the Right Way

Data mining can help you unearth hidden information about what your customers want--but you should avoid becoming a pariah or being singled out by the media for privacy violations. Here are the right methods to build a loyal customer following.

Desperately Seeking a Good PDF Reader

Have you had it with Adobe Reader for viewing PDF files? Here are a few alternatives.

Working On the Go, Play to Your Strengths

Don't think of travel time as downtime. Think of it as focused productivity time.

Claim Your Brand on the Social Web

It's no longer enough to own a Web domain in your company's name. Here's how to claim your company's place on Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites.

Back Up Your Web E-Mail Account

Don't get caught in the next Gmail crash. Here's how to back up your cloud-based e-mail accounts.

Cloud Tools Organize Your Messy Digital Life

When people moved from paper to digital files on a computer, it didn't take long to realize that you can get just as burdened by digital stuff as by hard copies.

When Nobody Is Watching Your Business, Security Systems Can

Keep an eye on your business with IP cameras.

10 Awesome Google Tricks You Missed

Think you’re a Google master? Think again, and check out these 10 tricks and innovations that make working with Google’s services even better.

Create Web-based Reminders With NudgeMail Widget

Want to remind your site visitors about upcoming events? Nudgemail's new widget tool lets you create automatic reminders that you can embed on any site.

How to Build a Time Machine

Search the Internet for a time machine and you may end up with an empty wallet and painful injuries, if the movie Napoleon Dynamite is accurate.

Use Microsoft Excel for (Nearly) Everything

Masters of Microsoft Excel Use It For (Nearly) Everything

Automatic Capitalization

Walter Poole, complaining about recent writing habits, asked if it's possible to automate capitalization in Microsoft Word

Sentiment Analysis Comes of Age

Sentiment analysis is not a new concept, but the tools tackle this ongoing task are increasingly powerful.