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Tue, December 03, 2013 - Businesses will find access to customer data become more restricted in the next five years as consumers become more wary of handing over personal information, according to an Ernst & Young survey.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - The U.S. Supreme Court will leave it to Congress to settle the contentious question of online sales tax collection that brick-and-mortar retailers contend puts them at a disadvantage to giants such as Amazon.com.
Wed, November 20, 2013 - After a 15-year run that includes nearly a decade of obsolescence, the legendary Winamp media player soon will be no more.
Tue, November 12, 2013 - It's easy to gain weight during the holidays but tough to lose it. Over the years, that weight adds up. Here 10 fitness experts discuss how apps, wristbands, monitors and other technology can help you set and achieve fitness goals during the holiday season -- and far beyond.
Thu, November 07, 2013 - The venerable publication has adapted as the publishing industry has changed, and its IT department is also adjusting to the times. National Geographic's IT leaders now allow employees to use any apps they choose and rely on business unit managers to make sure their workers are doing the right thing.
Wed, November 06, 2013 - Most Web design trends are just that. But in an increasingly mobile world, with an increasingly diverse number of mobile devices, the principles of responsive Web design aren't going to go away. Here are three ways developers need to respond to the demands of responsive Web design.
Mon, October 28, 2013 - As consumers and employees embrace the ‘digital self,’ CIOs will face new challenges, says Forrester analyst Frank Gillett
Mon, October 28, 2013 - You don't have to look far to witness the total domination of the mobile device. Whether on the commuter rail or at the soccer field, cruising the mall or navigating a bustling city street, consumers are wedded to their smartphones and tablets to conduct the business of both their personal and professional lives.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - Ecommerce and online marketing experts share their tips and strategies on how you can prepare your online business for the holiday rush and get holiday shoppers to buy from you.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - Riddle this: All your core performance metrics are glowing green, but customers on the other end of the network are still cursing your service. How can IT get to the root of the problem?
Tue, September 24, 2013 - Fake tech products are a multimillion-dollar business, and you're the intended victim. Here's how to protect yourself.
Thu, September 12, 2013 - The Department of Justice has been delaying Web accessibility updates to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for years, but 2013 may be when it finally happens. If your business already follows existing accessibility guidelines, little will change. If you don't, this article sorts out what you will likely have to do.
Mon, August 26, 2013 - Does the technology that's supposed to make your life easier only make things more complicated? You're not alone. These six apps will juggle your schedule, check the weather and remember that it's your wife's birthday.