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Many business owners consider investing in business antivirus software to protect their machines and their data from corruption and theft. However, attackers have begun launching fake antivirus (AV) products that masquerade as legitimate software. These fake programs show up on both desktop computers and mobile devices. Protect your business by knowing how these programs work and how to avoid them. How Attackers Deploy Fake AV Software Imagine that you’re using your Android phone, and you decide to install what looks like a third-party version of Skype that claims that it allows you to make free phone calls. When you download the application, it asks for admin rights to your phone. As soon as you say “yes,” you see a screen that indicates an antivirus app

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These days, it’s virtually impossible to avoid using the Internet for something, whether it’s for switching funds between your bank accounts, paying your bills or simply checking your emails.  However, because it’s now commonplace to use the web for financial transactions, it’s become essential to take the steps to ensure your security online.  That’s why we’ve worked together with WebHostingBlueBook.com to bring you these tips on keeping your details safe. Always know who you’re dealing with One of the most common ways that scam artists trick people into revealing their financial information is by fooling them into following a fake link using a phony email.  The scam works like this – the trickster sends an email to the victim purporting to be from a legitimate

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Instability, poor support and bad performance ruin a website. Not only do they undermine customer trust, but they also harm search engine rank. Webmasters don’t always know the signs when it’s time to switch hosts, but if sales and customers take a hit, the signs are clear it is time to make a change. 1. Poor Vendor Support What happens when your business site crashes? What happens if it’s hacked or goes down for any unexplained reason? A mature business needs to have answers to these questions. Depending on the web presence, thousands of dollars can be lost each hour the website stays down. The first answer is to have support readily on hand from the web host. With Rackspace dedicated hosting, the business can

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For Android users, there could be nothing more annoying than seeing Apple fans expressing their undying desires to get the next iOS devices. It seems each year, loyal Apple lovers become incredibly vocal. Even experts and analysts find it blasphemous if they don’t claim that a new iPhone model is the best device ever launched. As Apple is planning to hit the shelves with a couple of new iPhone models, the rapidity of loyal Apple followers will hit a new high. We also begin to hear grandiose assertions from industry analysts that these two handsets will be massively successful. Nevertheless, there are no indications that both iPhone models will offer groundbreaking hardware and software solutions. In fact, users of current high-end Android devices may consider

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The iPad Mini was awaited for a long time and since people weren’t expecting a mini tablet to come out from Apple, it was already a great surprise for them when Apple announced a mini tablet finally. Now that it is in the market and has broken some good records for its sales, people are looking for reasons to buy it. Some are still sticking to their iPads and wondering why they should move to a smaller version and others are happy with their iPhone 5. However, here are some great reasons to consider iPad mini if you are also in the phase of deciding about it. Some Great Features of iPad Mini  There are many reasons for buying this new mini tablet from Apple

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When people think about networking they associate it with cables and wires. This is why the Ethernet cables have become a symbol for what cables are used both in the office and at home. The cables are used to carry amounts of data at 1000 MBS rates. They can transmit computer to computer information. The Ethernet leads can be used for the streaming of live TV. Because companies start to avoid the DVDs, they want to deliver their content right on the TV itself. In most cases they will opt for streaming the content. The problem with these cables is of course their length. You may be interested in finding out what is the maximum you can have without any loss in terms of quality

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In a business, there are many important decisions that need to be done properly in order to keep the business growing in the right direction. The better your decision, the better the result will be for your business. But, if you pick the wrong decision for your business, the result will also turn out to be bad. It can even shut your business down. However, it is not easy to make a good decision for your business. Sometimes, there are too many choices in front of you, and you can’t pick which one is the best for your business. That’s why it is important for you to use Decision Support System (DSS) in your business to help you make better decisions for your business. Here

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Charles Darwin is a celebrated English naturalist and explorer whose theory about man’s evolution has gone viral. In fact, his textbooks are also historical records of what he calls the prehistoric times of mankind. In his theory, all species of life descended over the times from a common ancestors. He also argues that the branching pattern of the evolution is an aftermath of a process called natural selection in which the species’ struggle to exist resulted in its selective breeding.   Contrary to this, the evolution of the internet is not as argumentative as this. In fact, over time, man has devised a more uniform history of how this internet technology came to be. 1950’s: The Conception The internet, at par was designed to generally connect

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The concept of server virtualization is gaining popularity at a fast pace. The technique is used to minimize infrastructure cost and making the processes more refined and consolidated. The flow of data is also easily manageable through server vitalization. As you may know that server virtualization means hosting multiple virtual machines on a single server, each of these virtual machines are accessible by a user who uses them as his personal desktop.  Although many companies now tend to shift to server virtualization, the decision should be taken after considering at least the following facts:  Selecting A Right Virtual Server  Before selecting a virtual server, remember that capacity of all virtual servers is not same. Some are good to host few virtual machines but in case

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Maybe you’ve got the newest, most efficient computer on the market. Or perhaps your laptop is a few years old and wasn’t the best to begin with. Either way, with just a few simple upgrades you can increase your processing speed, lengthen your battery life, and experience high definition audio in your videos, music, and games. Here’s how. Add More Battery Life Depending on the size of your laptop, the brightness of your screen, and the age of the battery, your computer may only be able to spend a limited amount of time unplugged. Short of replacing the battery, there are a few simple tweaks you can make to lengthen its battery life. Change your screen display brightness settings. The brighter your screen is, the

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Most entrepreneurs will agree that setting up a business is definitely a challenge, but managing it as it grows is equally – if not more – difficult. Every business consists of certain basic activities – manufacture, purchase, sales, distribution, and customer service – and most importantly, the people who work at these tasks. As a business expands, managing all these aspects can get quite complex, and that is where a management information system (MIS) can help. Any MIS covers three major resources – information, technology and people. By integrating these three, the system allows people to harness the data obtained with the help of technology to make better decisions that improve the efficiency with which the business operates. Some of the common management information systems

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Before 2013 The year 2012 was thought about a revolutionary stage to the following period of workstations. It was the year when portable figuring took to an even more terrific stage, all because of the iPod, the new iPhone 5 and the new line of cell phones from Samsung. A ton of individuals are stating that the iPod is time of versatile figuring, yet I don’t think I have perceived everything yet. For a long time, humankind is focused on the weirdest machines concocted by the human personality and a large portion of the aforementioned thoughts might be viewed through films and TV events. Case in point, the brain-boggling 3D image PC from the motion picture Minority Reports was simply excessively stunning to take a

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For all intents and purposes, Rackspace is the de facto proponent for all things open cloud. They further cemented this fact by acquiring ObjectRocket, a MongoDB-powered Database as a Service (DBaaS) platform that essentially makes NoSQL web development  significantly easier and more simplified. While some are reducing the acquisition to a next-step of sorts in Rackspace’s efforts to take on Amazon Web Services (S3), the reality is something a little less newsworthy. They’re really just ramping up their cloud-based NoSQL offerings. For instance, ObjectRocket comes on the heels of Rackspace’s introduction of their NoSQL cloud, a DBaaS service for the enterprise. In short, ObjectRocket simply compliments what Rackspace already has in place.   What is ObjectRocket, exactly? As with many cloud storage startups, ObjectRocket exists to solve a

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5 Reasons why Kindles are Becoming More Popular  Tablets are becoming more and more popular these days, and as developments are made, we are starting to use them for more and more things. One of the most popular kinds of tablet is the e-reader, most notably the Kindle. The Kindle allows you to read books more easily than you can with a physical book, but surely that takes away part of the experience? What is it that makes Kindles so popular? Kindles are getting smarter with time and giving tough competition to mainstream vendors, further to that amazon keeps on publishing offers which can be utilized using online coupons and discount vouchers. Infibeam, Tradus, Inkfruit, Ebay, Amazon, India Plaza and India times are some of

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WordPress an excellent platform for building websites, even if a website needs advanced features like maps, payment processing, or product listings. In fact, WordPress is one of the best free ecommerce platforms in the world, especially for beginners who do not have a lot of coding or web design experience. WordPress lets even the most amateur webmaster build beautiful and powerful ecommerce websites through themes, plugins, widgets, and other tools, which are all only a few clicks away. While not all ecommerce themes and plugins are free, the following are some of the best WordPress themes and plugins for ecommerce that can be obtained on a moderate budget. GetShopped GetShopped is a WordPress ecommerce plugin that can be customized to match the appearance of any

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Healthcare reform legislation has created financial incentives for hospitals to integrate electronic medical records (EMR) technology into their clinical information systems. The migration to EMR offers a number of significant advantages for both patients and medical professionals by creating an electronic repository for patient records, lab results, drug information and more. Still, some are waving a red flag; there are legitimate concerns about potential threats to patient privacy. The EMR Era Each patient’s electronic medical record contains their medical history and data, all of which can be searched, reviewed and shared to ensure optimal patient safety and improved staff communication about prescriptions, tests, and more. Having patient data digitally available allows for more integrated care across various providers and specialists. There is no longer a

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Many people misconstrue gadgets as a waste of money that would be better invested elsewhere. Often seen as superfluous and unnecessary, the more serious members of society may look down upon these technological advances with disdain. However, many gadgets can help the owner save significant amounts of money and bring forth numerous different benefits. 4G Ready Phone Smartphone technology has advanced so far that many run processors as fast as home computers and internet connections are just as rapid. This makes them useful for needs other than as a traditional mobile device. Many smartphones can be used a portable hotspot, this allows other devices to use its internet connection in a similar way to a wireless router. The advent of 4G has seen many smartphones

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Managed information technology services refer to management and implementation of consistent IT services in an industry that abides by essentialities and requirements of a business. Digitalized and computing systems form an integral part of businesses these days. So, managed IT services are in stipulation that aid in establishing a proficient control over digitalized and computerized prospects of an organization. Managed IT services now refer to outsourcing the technical department of a company to an experienced and efficient managed service provider with knowledgeable skills in digital and electronic equipment  communication and networks to plot a significant progress path for your business. How Managed It Services Aid In Progress And Development Of Your Business IT experts integrate the needs of your company. Progress of a business needs to be evaluated

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Changes in the world of business have come and gone but none of them has been as powerful and revolutionary as those triggered by advancement in technology. The latter is nothing but progress through invention and innovation – a hallmark that has affect every aspect of this modern age. Right from the prehistoric developments such as the fire through friction and wheel to today’s technical devices such as PCs and TVs; there’s truly no dearth of remarkable inventions that have changed the way our personal as well as professional lives work. Notably, they have drastically changed the way businesses conduct themselves. Right from manual to automated transformation and from slow to fast processes, technological inventions have showered several commercial blessings on different industrial niches. In

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When you sign up for your first hosting plan your provider will most likely also provide you with a web hosting control panel. The web hosting control panel is an extremely useful tool that will make managing the backend and particular behind the scenes activities of your site much easier to do. Some of the things you’ll be able to do in your web hosting control panel are manage your email accounts, ftp accounts, manage pointer and add-on domains, access your sites statistics, manage files, build pages for your website, install certain scripts with the push of a button, MySQL database management and a multitude of other functions. As you can see, these control panels are extremely powerful and will make your day to day

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