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How to Prevent Downtime From Paralyzing Your Business

How to Prevent Downtime From Paralyzing Your Business

Downtime has the potential to cripple your business, especially if you don’t have a formidable budget in place for IT services. The issue really becomes a problem when it occurs regularly. Frequent downtime does plenty more than negatively impact the bottom line. It also causes widespread frustration that hangs like a dismal black cloud over your organization....

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Does Paying Ransomware Work?

Does Paying Ransomware Work?

When ransomware viruses seize their files, some people and organizations feel they have little alternative but to pay the ransoms. Victims don’t want to reward hackers, yet they need to recover vital data. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always solve the problem. Horror Stories A hospital in Kansas recently sent money in exchange for access to information that ransomware...

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Problems to Consider in Canada’s EMR Program

Problems to Consider in Canada’s EMR Program

The world seems ready to move to electronic medical records; however, not everything about the transition is rosy. Although the debacle of Canada Post and Cancer Care Ontario losing 12,000 cancer patient records is signing the death knell to snail mail and paper administration, many doctors are still wary of the world of EMR as well. The...

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What Memorial Day is REALLY All About  

What Memorial Day is REALLY All About  

It’s easy to think of Memorial Day as a convenient day off in a busy calendar and the start of summer, but we suggest you take a step back and think a bit harder about it. Millions of men and women have put their lives on the line to defend our collective way of life. It’s hard...

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Using Multiple Displays for Maximum Productivity

Using Multiple Displays for Maximum Productivity

The use of multiple displays, or more than one monitor, can make it easier for employees to organize, manage, and work on large tasks. However, purchasing additional monitors for every employee can quickly become expensive. Does it make sense for your business? Following are some pros and cons to consider to help determine the value of multiple...

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Austin’s Grassroots Take the Government For a Ride

Austin’s Grassroots Take the Government For a Ride

With the recent failure of Proposition 1 in Austin, Uber and Lyft were both banned from the city. The vote was especially interesting because Austin is usually known for being on the cutting edge of technology, as a center of Bitcoin commerce and VR tech, among many other things. However, the people of Austin quickly rose to...

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Manually Checking Your Computer for Windows 10 Compatibility  

Manually Checking Your Computer for Windows 10 Compatibility  

Many of the concerns about upgrading to Windows 10 have to do with the initial compatibility of the operating system with the computer. Before you commit yourself to an upgrade, you can manually run a Windows compatibility checker if the program does not automatically check for compatibility when you start. Here is the process for a manual...

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How to Disable Clutter in Outlook

How to Disable Clutter in Outlook

It’s called Clutter, but it might as well be called Confusion. Microsoft’s new feature can cost you business if that important email ends up in the Clutter file, and you don’t realize it. In 2014, Microsoft rolled out Clutter for Office 365 customers. The idea is to filter your emails based on which ones you read most...

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3 IT Issues That Cause Huge Issues With Employees – And How to Solve Them!

3 IT Issues That Cause Huge Issues With Employees – And How to Solve Them!

For the small or medium-sized business owner, keeping up with all the latest information technology can be challenging. You’re already incredibly busy with day-to-day business concerns, so you may simply not have enough time to do everything. The only problem is your employees may be slowly building up resentment and frustration towards the company because they feel...

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Travelling to a Breakthrough With Windows Passport

Travelling to a Breakthrough With Windows Passport

In today’s world, passwords have become the primary method that most of us use to protect our personal information. The truth of the matter, however, is that passwords are extremely inconvenient and insecure. No matter how complex a password is, it doesn’t have the capabilities to remain effective. Not only are passwords easily hackable, but most of...

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Cisco Security Researchers Discover PC Backdoors That Give Administrative Rights to Software Developers

Cisco Security Researchers Discover PC Backdoors That Give Administrative Rights to Software Developers

Cybersecurity researchers at Cisco recently announced that they uncovered computer backdoors created by a relatively unknown French marketing company called Tuto4PC. The backdoor highlighted by Cisco’s digital security experts provides software makers with access to 12 million PCs across the globe. It is quite the shocking discovery and will undoubtedly turn out to be one of the...

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A Closer Look At Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11

A Closer Look At Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft’s newest browser tools provide businesses a fantastic advantage, but are you getting the most out of them? Let’s take a look at the Windows 10 browsing options for your enterprise. Enterprise Guidance The default browser for anybody running Windows 10 or Windows 10 Mobile is Microsoft Edge. However, if the user is using web apps that...

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