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More Enterprise Opinion

  • Opinion: Need Help Running Your Business? Docstoc has 30 Free Apps for That

    Knowledge is power, especially for anyone looking to start a new business or boost an existing one. Docstoc, home to hundreds of documents and resources for business folk, packs an awful lot of knowledge into its 30 small-business apps for iPhone and iPad.

  • Opinion: Best Buy Stores Cut iPhone 4 Price to $50

    Price cuts for Apple's iPhone have spread to Best Buy, where the retailer has slashed the iPhone 4's price to $50.

  • Opinion: Kingsoft Office for Android Brings Free Document Editing to Your Mobile Devices

    A few months back I called Kingsoft Office the best Microsoft Office alternative you've never heard of. Now Kingsoft is making waves again with a mobile version of that impressive suite.

  • Opinion: Facebook's Potential For Putting User Data to Work Off Network Stirs Debate

    Facebook's desire to further put its user data to work for the social network makes sense because advertising is a major profit driver, and the company is looking to impress investors ahead of its IPO.

  • Opinion: Find the Best Netflix Streaming Movies with A Better Queue

    For a service that has famously worked so hard to help you find movies you might like, Netflix is actually a little weak in the recommendations department.

  • Opinion: Google's Self-Driving Car Licensed to Hit Nevada Streets

    Google's self-driving car is growing up right in front of our eyes: The fledgling autonomous vehicle program recently passed its driver's license test in Nevada, the first license of its kind in the United States. Obtaining Nevada's self-driving car license clears the way for Google to test its technology on public roads in the state.

  • Opinion: The Right Way to Respond to a Nasty Email

    Very often in business, the important thing is not how you act, but rather how you react.

  • Opinion: Top 15 Cloud Storage Tips and Tasks

    No single cloud service can do everything. Some shine when it comes to streaming a cloud music collection from the Web, but stink at syncing desktop folders. Other cloud services are great for sharing photos, but useless for reviewing a document's revision history.

  • Opinion: Four Ways to Celebrate 'Day Against DRM' Today

    Almost a full year has passed since I last wrote about Digital Rights Management (DRM), but the restrictive technology continues to plague users around the globe. To help bring attention to the ongoing negative consequences of DRM, the Free Software Foundation has declared Friday this year's International Day Against DRM.

  • Opinion: Google Docs Gets Business-Friendlier with New Fonts, Templates

    It was just a couple months ago that Google Docs improved its spell-check capabilities, making itself that much more attractive to business users seeking an affordable alternative to Microsoft Office.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 26: Too Much Cloud Can Be a Bad Thing

    On Day 25 of the 30 Days with the Cloud series, I spelled out why I believe that cloud-based data storage and syncing is becoming mandatory thanks to mobile devices and SSD drives. Today I’m going to put a caveat on there, though.

  • Opinion: NBC, the Olympics and the Internet

    I have been far from nice when it comes to my opinion of NBC's understanding of the power of the Internet when it comes to Olympic coverage. Six years ago I had the Pollyannaish view that NBC would stumble on the Internet when it next broadcast the Olympics. ("The last pre-Internet Olympics?") I was wrong and complained again the next time the Olympics came around ("NBC Olympic coverage: Is the Internet the enemy?").

  • Opinion: Three Things You Should Know About Google Voice

    Have you tried Google Voice? If not, I think I can understand why. It's one of those services that sounds a little confusing -- and perhaps not terribly useful.

  • Opinion: Technology defies the law of diminishing returns

    One day while observing a lady next to me on her iPad, I noticed how this person was literally condensing an exercise that would normally require a happy shopper all day to complete within a period of 30 minutes at most. This person had within a blur of swipes and prods completed the purchase of at least eight items of clothing and accessories all from different well-known brands and all delivered to the doorstep within the week.

  • Opinion: Proposed Bill Would Protect Employees' Facebook Passwords

    A bill that would stop employers from requesting future hires' social networking passwords has been filed in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Opinion: Bugs & Fixes: From Mail crashes to HTML5 video failures

    It's bargain day at Bugs & Fixes. This week's column offers three separate items for the price of one.

  • Opinion: Should You Worry About Google Drive Privacy?

    The wording of the Google Drive terms of service has ruffled some feathers. However, the short answer to the question posed in the title of this article is "no". Allow me to explain.

  • Opinion: CISPA Passes The House: What You Need to Know

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Information and Security Protection Act late Thursday despite concerns over user privacy, the specter of SOPA/PIPA, and a veto threat from the Obama administration. The idea behind CISPA is to empower the government and corporations to work together to better protect American infrastructure from foreign attacks. But many civil liberties groups say the bill is too broad and threatens user privacy.

  • Opinion: Three One-Click Ways to Save Web Content for Later

    Throughout my workday, I routinely encounter Web sites I'd like to revisit at a later date. For example, often I'll see something that's good fodder for a blog post. Or something I can use as reference material in an upcoming feature.

  • Opinion: Microsoft Fixes Issues with Office for Mac 2011 SP2

    Microsoft originally released Service Pack 2 for Office for Mac 2011 over a week ago, but pulled the update when some users reported issues. Microsoft announced today that the Office for Mac 2011 SP2 update is available once again.



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