Privacy

After more than 15 years of uninterrupted cable provider service we finally decided to cancel and get another solution for our home Internet, phone, and cable television service.  Our conclusion:  Its a Jungle Out There.  With multiple satellite, cable, and voice carrier companies competing for customers in our neighborhood now, the choices are confusing and …

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Yes Virginia, the Uppernet Ad is clever.  Whether it demystifies The Cloud is a matter for discussion or argument however.  The average consumer, for instance, probably thinks that the cloud is fluffy.  Many Enterprise IT Pros, however, already know that Cloud Services of many flavors and from many vendors already have been well developed by …

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Lest you were concerned that Facebook would have a problem monitizing their services.  Soon you’ll be able to easily pay – I didn’t say afford – some of those services you get for free or else their big brothers and sisters without ads or other intrusions to your browser experience.  Somehow ease of payment used …

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The jury is still out -far out – when it comes to pre-release press about Windows 8.  If history repeats itself, Micsosoft is about to lay another egg!  Every other release of Windows has been bad, real bad for a variety of reasons that continue to astonish.  How a company with so much talent for …

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 I don’t usually reference vendor marketing stuff, but todays page from HP seems quite good at providing tips for BYOD in companies and the protections you need to maintain control over your security. I attended a webinar yesterday from another vendor that revealed some interesting problems posed by BYOD, especially performance specifications for industrial use …

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As we better understand the implications of Do Not Track and the recent Microsoft and Mozilla decisions to include a DNT option on their browsers, this type of information becomes extremely helpful.  Hats off to Reputation.com for providing it. How To Block Internet Ad Tracking and Maintain Your Online Privacy

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