August 5, 2015

Technology Trends

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Be Skeptical of Those Promising Top Ranking on Google

Be ware of telemarketing companies claiming they can help you achieve better ranking in the search engines. A flurry of such calls have again gone out to small business owners. But what can such companies really offer?

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Verizon and Vice Media Inc. Announce a New Content Partnership

A deal between Verizon and independent digital content network Vice Media Inc. demonstrates the growing importance of the mobile video market. The telecom and the digital content producer have signed an agreement to provide material for Verizon's upcoming mobile video platform.


The Y2K Bug and Running a Big Business Like a Small One

Aside from confirming that we're classic over-reactors, there were lots of lessons to be learned from the Y2K scare more than 15 years ago. One of the main lessons learned was how to manage a small business and to trust in those around you.

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Finally, YouTube Android App Shows Vertical Videos in Full Screen

Worry no more that people who see your company's YouTube videos you shot in vertical view will see those black bars on the side. The site's Android app and desktop site now feature a fix that shows those videos in full-screen mode without the black bars.

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Relevant WiFi Industry Updates for Small Business Owners

Small businesses can't rely on public WiFi and public networks to get through the day. A secure network is necessary but business-grade options had always been expensive. New updates, however, could change that prospect for a lot of small business owners.

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Microsoft Garage Launches Send, a Text Message-Like Email App

Send is a new mobile app from Microsoft. It is designed to simplify emails to act more like text messages. It's for the small business on the go. It's currently available for iOS mobile devices and coming soon to Windows and Android.


The Microsoft Dropbox Partnership is Good for Small Business

Microsoft's partnership with Dropbox will allow small business owners to access cloud files stored with the service from any device. Read about the variety of benefits your small business could reap from this historic collaboration.

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The New Pebble Time Smartwatch is Finally Here

The time has come ... literally. Smartwatch maker Pebble has announced that it has begun shipping its new Pebble Time smartwatch device. The watch is the result of one of the most successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns in the site's history.


Samsung Unveils New Thin Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung broke news today that it will be releasing the new Galaxy Tab S2 later this summer. The device will be sold as an 8- and 9.7-inch tablet. One model will be sold with mobile connectivity.