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Can You Legally and Ethically Monitor Your Employee’s Online Activities?

Can You Legally and Ethically Monitor Your Employee’s Online Activities?

Monitoring employee behavior is nothing new, as supervisors have been stalking their staff for generations. What has changed is the degree to which employee behavior is transparent in the workplace, with sophisticated monitoring solutions in play one could argue that nothing is truly sacred when it comes to being monitored by your business. It is […]

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Four Amazing Tips on Using iPhones and iPads in Your Business

Four Amazing Tips on Using iPhones and iPads in Your Business

Coordinating interactions between office staff and remote workers can be challenging. One way you can cut through a lot of the confusion that arises when trying to keep everything in sync is by leveraging your worker’s iPad and iPhone devices. It is a way of using something that is already in their arsenal at a […]

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Ransomware Hits Popular Cable TV Network

Ransomware Hits Popular Cable TV Network

For several years now, sporadic attacks that interrupt major networks’ daily programming have been occurring around the world as hackers try to break in and succeed at their digital violence. In April 2019, the victim was The Weather Channel. The network found itself having to broadcast pre-recorded material while an internal plan to regain channel […]

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Hiring Tech: 2019 CEOs Tech Hiring Guide

Hiring Tech: 2019 CEOs Tech Hiring Guide

As your business operations evolve and expand, you’ll likely reach a critical point in your company’s growth where the tasks required will outnumber the staff you have available. Deciding to outsource work might be a difficult decision, partly because of budgeting and partly because onboarding new parties to your business’ processes is daunting—especially if you’re […]

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Microsoft Accounts Targeted For Months, Hackers Serve A Security Reminder

Microsoft Accounts Targeted For Months, Hackers Serve A Security Reminder

Microsoft began notifying Outlook.com users of a 2019 security breach that occurred between January 1st and March 28th. Hackers were unintentionally given unauthorized access to some accounts, where they were then able to view subject lines, email addresses, and folder names. While no login details—including passwords—were directly accessed as part of this breach, Microsoft did […]

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Foreign Hacker Steals Nearly Half a Million From City of Tallahassee

Foreign Hacker Steals Nearly Half a Million From City of Tallahassee

The Tallahassee Democrat reported on April 5th that a large sum of money had been stolen from the city of Tallahassee’s employee payroll. The perpetrator is suspected to be a foreign hacker. What was stolen in the hack? The breech diverted approximately $498,000 from the city payroll account. Still, all city employees have received their earned paychecks. This […]

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What Role Do Robots Play In Healthcare?

What Role Do Robots Play In Healthcare?

Artificial intelligence and robotics are poised to change the entire economic landscape over the coming decades, with an estimated 30% of existing jobs poised to be taken over by robots by 2030. Nowhere is this more evident than in healthcare. Many healthcare tasks are routine and prone to human error, making them prime targets for automation. At […]

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Can Outsourcing Help Your Business Grow?

Can Outsourcing Help Your Business Grow?

If the thought of letting go of crucial parts of your business gives you the hives, it’s time to get real about outsourcing. It’s practically impossible for one individual or even a small group of people to adequately perform every function of a business. Even if you were able to hire specialists for each stage […]

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Inside The New Microsoft Edge Browser

Inside The New Microsoft Edge Browser

Microsoft’s first version of the Edge browser fell far behind other options, gaining only a 4.4 percent market share compared to Chrome’s 65.5 percent, Internet Explorer’s 9.83 percent, and Firefox’s 9.62 percent. The company went back to the drawing board and created a new Edge that is based on the Chromium engine. Here are a few […]

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Is Healthcare Ready For Digital Communications?

Is Healthcare Ready For Digital Communications?

The healthcare industry is currently facing a crisis. Hounded by criticism of insufficient access to providers and poor bedside manner, skepticism abounds on the part of patients and their families. But with administrative tasks and paperwork at an all-time high, how can healthcare teams find the time to give their patients the attention and information […]

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Tech Education: What Is Microsoft Office 365?

Tech Education: What Is Microsoft Office 365?

  The ability to work anywhere used to be limited to freelancers and writers, but today’s professionals need the flexibility to be productive regardless of their physical location. Microsoft Office 365 provides the full-featured suite of services that businesses need to scale quickly and focus on core growth. While Office 365 may call to mind […]

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Is Virtual Reality For Real In Healthcare?

Is Virtual Reality For Real In Healthcare?

Over the last couple of years, both the concept and the real world application of Virtual Reality (VR) has moved from the fringes of our imagination, into everyday use. What was once a technology that was considered as only beneficial in computer games and futuristic projects designed never to come to fruition, is now infiltrating […]

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