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Petition Against Passwords pushes next-gen security

Critics are urging the end of passwords, but skeptics say the alternatives not yet ready for prime time.

Netflix and Amazon: A tale of frenemies forging the future

Amazon Instant Video rivals the Netflix video streaming service, but both run on Amazon's cloud computing platform.

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Small businesses turning to Facebook and LinkedIn for social media branding

Twitter not as important to SBOs as many might think.

Businesses That Avoid New Technology Are Leaving Money on the Table

Whether it’s streamlining simple tasks or simplifying the chore of finding new customers, technology makes it easier and less expensive.

Chromecast: At home in the boardroom as well as the living room

Chromecast is aimed at consumers, but Google’s new streaming media device can also be a cost-effective tool for businesses to display and present content as well.

Unwrapped: A first look at Chrome's packaged apps

Offline? Sure. Local? Yes. Chrome packaged apps bring many gifts for users and developers. We explore them via UberConference, an early arrival in the Web Store.

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How to evaluate moving legacy mission-critical apps to the cloud

The flexibility and scalability of the cloud can make migrating mission-critical applications a tempting proposition, but availability can become a serious issue.

LinkedIn launches Sponsored Updates

Content marketing options come to the social network for businesses

Don't be fooled by study's dramatically lower cyberthreat estimate, experts say

One analyst compared security spending to preparing for a natural disaster -- wait until it happens and it's 'too late'

It’s a New (Virtual) World with Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft included a number of features and improvements for managing virtual servers in Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview.

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SIM card hack has severe implications for business

Individuals are at risk from new SIM card vulnerabilities, but businesses have it even worse.

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Ban passwords, say advocates of alternative authentication

Passwords are obsolete, says a group of Silicon Valley tech companies who have formed a public advocacy campaign called Petition Against Passwords.

Guest blog posts drawing scrutiny from Google

New SEO advice says that guest blog posts may now be counterproductive.