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Thu, May 16, 2013 - Integrating Google Wallet with Gmail makes sending and receiving funds as easy as sending an email. Here's what you need to know about the new feature.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Insurance comparison website Comparethemarket.com is using open source NoSQL database MongoDB to improve the customer experience of its home insurance offering.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Gmail's newest features include ways to search for old emails, quickly add meetings to your calendar, send large files and more. Here's a look at five of Google's latest email features to help you make the most of the popular Web-based service.
Mon, May 06, 2013 - LinkedIn's newest feature lets you showcase your professional achievements by uploading presentations, documents, images and video to your profile. Here are step-by-step instructions for improving your LinkedIn brand.
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Apple, Samsung and Microsoft take divergent paths to selling their smartphones via TV commercials. The winning approach: Focus on your own unique features, and resist potshots at the competition.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Apple today again captured top honors in Consumer Reports' tech support ratings survey, besting other computer makers by a wide margin.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Do you know what to do if your Twitter account is hacked? Here are four steps to take to regain control of your account and ensure it doesn't happen again.
Wed, April 24, 2013 - Following Tuesday's hacking of the Associated Press' Twitter account, the microblogging site is reportedly working on a two-step authentication security solution to help prevent future hijackings.
Tue, April 23, 2013 - According to a new report, the value of a Facebook "like" has increased 28 percent over the last three years. Here's a look at other findings from the survey, plus tips for how you can continue to use Facebook to build brand loyalty and drive sales.
Mon, April 22, 2013 - Will BYOD lead to a rash of lawsuits from employees who feel violated? Or maybe a headline-grabbing, class-action lawsuit? Your company better make sure it has an explicit terms-of-use BYOD agreement. Here are ways companies can protect themselves.
Fri, April 19, 2013 - Internet users overwhelmingly enjoy free Web content supported by advertising, and they'd rather see advertisements targeted toward their interests than random ads, according to a survey released this week by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).
Thu, April 18, 2013 - Samsung is only the latest to be caught gaming online customer reviews.
Tue, April 16, 2013 - When it comes to developing enterprise applications, organizations are increasingly realizing that user experience is as important as functionality. In response, vendors are taking a more agile approach to building those apps in order to better meet users' needs.