How community clouds can help your business

When Mathew Lodge, senior director of cloud services for VMware, looks out over the cloud landscape and envisions how it will continue to evolve, he sees community clouds playing a big role. And

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Brandon Butler

Credit card companies ready NFC payment security software

Four major credit card companies are working with the Isis mobile wallet venture to install mobile payment security applications on upcoming NFC-ready smartphones in the U.S.Visa expects to license its own software, called

Published on: August 29th, 2011 Matt Hamblen

How to find the right POS system

MANILA - In the doggone years when small-time retail players make up the market, keeping track of sales transactions covered throughout the operations was a cinch--business owners would often log sales on paper,

Published on: November 17th, 2010 John Mark V. Tuazon

Four fantastic ways to build Web cred on $100 a month

Word of mouth makes the best salesperson, according to all the sales manuals. Are you ready to take advantage of electronic word of mouth? That's what I believe social media has become, at

Published on: October 7th, 2008 James E. Gaskin

How technology could have prevented U.S. financial meltdown

In the coming weeks the feds and the surviving financial services institutions will have the daunting task of unraveling all the securitized loans and other instruments that are hiding the toxic investments.But does

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Forget the couch – now you can get psychiatric help over video on the Web

Timothy Moon's 48 years have been colored by violence. At 16, he was shot. In 1989 he received his first prison sentence. Diagnosed as a manic depressive, Moon finally made a decision about

Published on: July 30th, 2008 Kajsa Linnarsson

Teaching with technology program a blast at Ontario’s Peel district schools

READ related article: Technology makes teaching "come alive" at Canadian School Board Let us pause for a moment of fond reflection on the schoolroom of our youth, where the teacher's best tools were

Published on: July 21st, 2008 David Carey

Benefits of electronic health records will soon kill privacy

In five years, the privacy debate over personal health records will be over, and you and I will be storing our medical records at a central location. Why? Because the benefits of better

Published on: May 8th, 2008 Jay Cline

Chinese-style Internet censorship doomed to failure, says Bill Gates

Efforts by countries like China to restrict the exchange of information on the Internet are ultimately doomed to failure, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates told an audience of Stanford University students Tuesday."I don't see

Published on: February 21st, 2008 Robert MacMillan

How IT helped create the world’s cheapest car

Two kilos. That's how much Tata Motors shaved off the weight of the Nano by using tires without tubes. When Tata Motors recently created history by launching its people's car, the Nano, the

Published on: February 6th, 2008 Gunjan Trivedi

New project will slash costs of electronic medical records

It's generally accepted that replacing paper medical records with electronic ones should reduce errors, and save lives. Yet most doctors' offices still rely on paper records, because converting to an electronic system is

Published on: January 17th, 2008 Jon Brodkin