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Thursday, May 17, 2012 14:05 PM

This City Doesn't Want You

By Tim Moran Why would anyone build a new city covering about 15 square miles in the southeast corner of New Mexico, but not want anyone to live there? Pegasus Global Holdings, that's who. This private in....

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 16:05 PM

Enterprise IT's Seven Deadly Sins

By Samuel Greengard Here are a few of the biggest gaffes enterprises make when it comes to using information technology effectively ... and intelligently: 1. Gain drain. Some companies unleash systems th....

Monday, May 14, 2012 15:05 PM

Technology's Weakest Link

By Samuel Greengard Optical scanning technology has come a long way in recent years. Flatbed and portable scanners, along with smartphone apps that snap pictures and convert the images to PDFs, have made ....

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 14:05 PM

Don't Get Stung by Social Media

By Samuel Greengard Right now, social media is all the buzz--and for good reason. It connects people in new and profoundly different ways, and it allows a fundamentally different type of interaction: bott....

Monday, May 07, 2012 09:05 AM

Publishing Needs to Turn a New Page

By Samuel Greengard Digital technology is shredding the publishing industry. Newspapers are bleeding red ink, and book and magazine publishers are scrambling to find new ways to connect to readers and ear....

Friday, May 04, 2012 10:05 AM

Of Porn and Prayer

By Tim Moran It's all in the eye of the beholder. A recent story from NYDailyNews.com covered Symantec's annual "Internet Security Threat Report." Clearly, this kind of report is not something Daily News ....

Tuesday, May 01, 2012 11:05 AM

Mobile Boarding Passes Don't Fly

By Samuel Greengard Airports and airlines offer what seems to be the perfect confluence of poorly implemented technology and really bad business processes. Case in point: The day before boarding a recent....

Monday, April 30, 2012 10:04 AM

Discarded Data

By Tim Moran Digital data and devices, which make much about the modern world easier and better, still manage to make life somewhat more complicated. Case in point: Have you ever disposed of, given away o....

Thursday, April 26, 2012 12:04 PM

The Clouds Roll In

By Samuel Greengard Amid all the noise and chaos about cloud computing and how it is transforming the enterprise, it's important to ponder how significantly the cloud is altering the way people work and i....

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 09:04 AM

Seven Deadly Social Media Sins

By Samuel Greengard Social media is an amazing thing. Unfortunately, too many people and companies use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other services in an ineffective or obnoxious way. Here are some of t....

Monday, April 23, 2012 10:04 AM

Email Frustration

By Samuel Greengard I'm beginning to seriously question whether email is a useful way to exchange messages. Lately, about 25 percent of the emails I send out wind up in spam folders. I'm guessing that ent....

Thursday, April 19, 2012 16:04 PM

Blind to Opportunity

By Samuel Greengard Last year, Apple sold more than 40 million iPads. In fact, the total number of iOS devices in use (iPhone, IPod Touches and iPads) is now somewhere north of 156 million. At this point,....

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 16:04 PM

Word Up! For IT Security

By Tim Moran IT has always been in a position of power, in the sense that those employed within its ranks often have access to the most sensitive company data. This isn't a problem when things are going w....

Monday, April 16, 2012 10:04 AM

Dealing With Disruption

By Sam Greengard A few weeks ago, my four-year-old laptop went DOA and, after much deliberation, I decided to buy the new iPad with a Bluetooth keyboard. When the unit arrived and I began installing apps,....

Monday, April 09, 2012 10:04 AM

Seven Deadly Email Sins

By Sam Greengard You would think that by now we would know how to use email. Nope! Here are some of the most common and annoying gaffes, glitches and breakdowns: 1. Unsigned, sealed and delivered. Sendin....