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Web & Cloud

How does the human cloud benefit SMBs?

If the prevalent image of a startup is a couple of guys in a garage (think Amazon, Apple, Microsoft), the emerging picture of the workforce of the future consists of skilled talents collaborating in the cloud. Thanks to the human cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now eliminate the barriers associated with traditional workspaces

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Web & Cloud

Improve your productivity with these Chrome extensions

Google Chrome is the most popular and most used browser in the world. And because of its unparalleled speed, user-friendly interface, and powerful performance, it’s also touted as the best. But did you know that the Chrome Web Store is full of extensions you can install to add extra features to your browser? If you’re

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Web & Cloud

Use these Firefox features to work more efficiently

Firefox isn’t the most popular browser today — that honor goes to Google Chrome. But Firefox has a devoted set of users who find it to be the better browser. If you’re one of those people, here are some tips to make the most of Firefox. Customizable Firefox toolbar Choose which tools you want to

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Web & Cloud

Protect your business data in the cloud

Despite its enhanced security features, cloud computing isn’t 100% safe from data breaches. A small- or medium-sized business still needs to be proactive in making sure their data is secure in the cloud. The following tips will help tighten cloud data security. Know your cloud apps:  Get a comprehensive view of the specific threats that

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Web & Cloud

SaaS vs. PaaS vs. IaaS: Which is the right cloud service for you?

Cloud computing has become a staple in business strategy and IT architecture over the past years. It provides the simplest and quickest access to myriad hardware and software over the internet. Compared to traditional on-premises infrastructures, cloud-based solutions such as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS offer a host of benefits. Let’s take a look at these

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Web & Cloud

Protect your private data with mobile device-based biometrics

Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for ways to steal information, so you should seek to beef up your data protection. One such way is with biometric authentication on mobile devices. Authenticate your profile on your mobile device Chrome OS, Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Android are all adding features to help users safely log in

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Web & Cloud

Is your web browser safe enough?

Web browsers are gateways to the internet, which is why you should care about how they transmit and store sensitive information. In an era where too much security is never enough, you need your browser to also have built-in cybersecurity features. But which web browser is the safest? Read on. Microsoft Edge Microsoft Edge, Windows

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Web & Cloud

Web hosting: A brief overview

Are you looking to create a website for your business? Aside from the design and functionality of your website, make sure to also look into your web host. To get you started, here is a quick explanation of web hosts and which hosting type is best for your business. What is a web host? A

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Google

Chrome: From HTTP to HTTPS

Within the last year, Chrome has helped users understand that HTTP sites are not secure. More websites use HTTPS, a safer protocol, than ever before. So, how can you benefit from this transition? Find out here. For several years, Google has moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt the Secure

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