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Productivity

5 Ways to Make Your Help Desk Run Smoother

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 8:30 am

A successful help desk isn’t as easy to create as you might think. It seems like if you have all the conventions of a good help desk structure, things will run smoothly on their own. However, there are often issues with your tickets or…

Security

The Top 10 Hacks of 2016

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

This year has been a rough one. Between a contentious election and celebrity deaths, 2016 has been dubbed one of the worst years ever. And, unfortunately for the digitally vulnerable, hackers have taken this sentiment to heart by committing some of the worst cyber…

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Tips for Maximizing Cloud Storage on Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Even though it seems like the cloud capacity is almost endless, all cloud storage providers do, in fact, have quite tangible limits of what you can get for free. With Dropbox that is 2GB, Google Drive offers lavish 15GB, Box features 10GB for free…

News

Hackers Stole 68M Dropbox Accounts… 4 Years Ago

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Dropbox’s biggest hack happened in 2012. Files totaling 5GB with the details of 68,680,741 accounts were found online, and a “senior Dropbox employee” has confirmed that the leak information is legitimate, according to Motherboard. Dropbox has released a statement about the hack, further clarifying what has happened:…

Facebook

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Surround 360, Other Updates

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 5:21 pm

For those who thought of Facebook as only being a social media megalith, think again – starting soon, Facebook will begin to make its mark in other tech subcultures, starting with virtual reality. In a recent announcement, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerburg announced that his…

Reports & Rankings

DC

The 12 Most Powerful Women in DC Tech

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Washingtonian Magazine recently posted a list of Washington’s most powerful women. This list features women across many different sectors – arts, philanthropy, education, law, and religion, just to name a few. However, one sector that appears to be missing is tech. While tech was not…

Startups & Apps

Use These 6 iPhone Apps to Keep You on Top of Everything

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 10:00 am

In the hectic world of mobile phones and instant information transfers, it is good to get as much assistance as possible when you are trying to sell something. However, this assistance doesn’t necessarily have to come from another person. There are now iPhone apps…

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San Francisco

Minbox is Unifying Multiple Cloud Services Into One

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

I came across a company, Minbox, that thinks the multibillion dollar enterprise file sync and share market is undergoing a dramatic paradigm shift. As they say, it’s a change that’s been looming on the horizon for a long time. What’s happening is that files…

Productivity

The Best Email App To Get To Inbox Zero Fastest

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I don’t enjoy email — I just want to get my daily digital chore done and get on with my life. There are two great new email mobile apps from Google and Microsoft and both offer helpful features, such as location-aware emails and calendar scheduling. While…

Security

Budapest

“Files Aren’t Properly Encrypted on Cloud Storage Services”

By | May 22, 2015 at 10:00 pm

According to the team at Cloud Labs Kft, trusted big name brands have left many people vulnerable with their lack of strong encryption practices. Existing cloud storage platforms either store user information without any encryption, or they store account logins, passwords, and encryption keys…

Productivity

7 Tools You Need for Productive Online Meetings

By | May 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Working with a remote team, or collaborating digitally with colleagues and clients, is stressful. Being limited to digital interactions introduces a number of problems you don’t typically experience when working face-to-face. Simple tasks – like scheduling meetings — can be overwhelming and time-consuming because…

Productivity

5 Must-Have Apps to Boost Team Productivity

By | May 5, 2015 at 12:30 pm

To maximize productivity your team should rely on apps designed to improve communication, manage document storage, and promote information sharing. When I buy a new iPhone, I have a routine. I start by following the usual setup steps and then I download a set of…

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DynaDo to the Rescue: Our Inboxes Need Saving

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

I don’t know about you, but sometimes going through my email inbox makes me want to pull my hair out. Imagine, though, if it’s that rough for an individual user like me what it must be like for businesses. According to DynaDo, conversations get…

Productivity

4 Irrefutable Laws of Organizing e-Files

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While computers have made our lives easier in many ways, they have also complicated many things that used to be simple. For those of us who spend tons of time creating and saving documents, Excel workbooks, PDFs, and various downloads to our computers, keeping…

Reports & Rankings

The 10 Fastest-Growing Startups of 2014

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Uber and Lyft are duking it out in more ways than one: the two ride-sharing startups topped Mattermark’s list of fastest-growing startups in 2014, with Uber coming out on top. The Mattermark 2014 Startup Traction Report, released last December, includes a wealth of data…

Reports & Rankings

30 Startups with the Biggest Funding Rounds in 2014

By | Mar 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

In the 2014 fiscal year, $50 billion in venture funding was invested in 5,900 companies – an average of $8.5 million per deal. Mattermark’s annual report on startup activity recently ranked the biggest funding rounds from 2014, and many startups raised much more than that….

Startup

6 Free Apps for Startup Entrepreneurs to Save Money

By | Mar 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Startup entrepreneurs often need to juggle many roles, ranging from administrative assistant and accountant to project manager and marketer. But thanks to technology, things have become much smoother. Today, there is a wealth of apps available to help small businesses streamline their operation, some…