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New Gigabit Wi-Fi Options for Enterprise, SMB, SOHO

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points.

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Lenovo Targets Small Businesses With Three New Budget-Priced Desktop PCs

Emphasis on budget: All three systems are priced well below $500

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4 Small Business Security Lessons From Real-Life Hacks

Recent cases of social engineering, DDoS attacks and domain-name theft have made headlines. Some stories had happy endings, but others didn't. Here are four tips for preventing these types of hacks from ruining your business.

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Sprint Boosts Enterprise Cloud Offering With Google Apps for Business

Sprint, looking to capitalize on companies moving to the cloud, will provide direct sales and support for Google’s suite of services like Gmail, Drive and others. Beginning next month, Google Apps for Business will be available to...

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How to Set Up a New Business Using Only Cloud Services

Starting your own business? Thanks to the wide availability of cloud services, you can have your business up and running with little more than the device you're using to read this article.

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How the Target Breach Has Affected Small Business Data Security

Data breaches continue to plague large retailers, but that doesn't mean small businesses are immune. In fact, hackers increasingly target small firms as a way to get to the big guys. Here's what companies need to do to step up their...

Judge Not Sold on $324M Settlement in Silicon Valley Tech Worker Case

The suit accuses companies like Apple and Google of conspiring not to hire each others' workers

Report: Oracle in Talks to Buy Hospitality Tech Vendor Micros for More Than $5 Billion

Micros' products would likely be aligned with Oracle's sales, marketing and support software lines

Paypal Launches 'PassPort' Site to Help Merchants Seize a Growing Overseas Market

The site includes country-specific information, including shopping customs

SAP Going Full Steam Ahead on Hana, the Cloud and 'simple' Software

Many pledges to customers are made, but much work remains for SAP

10 Technologies That Could Revolutionize Retail

The retail world is evolving, thanks to these technologies.

10 IT Security Risks That Small Businesses Can't Afford to Ignore

While small- to midsized businesses (SMB) don't have the luxury of information security teams and resources that large enterprises can afford, they still face many of the same threats.

How 3-D Printing Makes Product Prototyping Faster and Cheaper

Longtime robotics entrepreneur Henry Thorne admits nothing works in reality the same way it works in your head. Thorne's newest venture, 4moms, focuses on baby products, and 3-D printing helps the firm turn ideas into prototypes in...

Symantec Tailors Sharper Small Business Security Suite

Symantec's latest product, Norton Small Business, is perhaps the most well-rounded and ambitious offering the company has inserted into its product array for small companies.

SAP Cutting Unspecified Number of Jobs in Workforce Restructuring

SAP will ultimately add more jobs by the end of this year, according to a spokesman

SAP Parts Ways with Cloud Sales Chief in Strategy Shift

A leaner sales organization structure could end up being good for customers, analyst says

SAP Users Hail Upcoming Support Services Upgrade

But customers will have to wait and see if SAP's promises pan out, an analyst says

New Bitcoin Student Club At MIT Will Promote the Virtual Currency

All undergraduates will be offered $100 in bitcoins

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