Hands-free phones impair driving

You may be aware of the dangers of driving and texting, using mobile apps, or talking with a handset. But did you know that just talking--even on a hands-free device, such as a

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Skype add-on banned by Firefox

Mozilla yesterday blocked a Skype add-on for Firefox, saying it caused more then 40,000 crashes of the browser last week and seriously slowed page loading.One Mozilla manager called Skype a "repeat offender" when

Published on: January 24th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Ban, control or condone? Dealing with consumer devices in the workplace

Ten years ago, most people used more advanced technology when they went to work than they did at home. Today, that has been turned on its head. Many employees have newer technology at

Published on: April 1st, 2010 Bart Perkins

Banning Facebook, Twitter at work could backfire, says Ontario privacy commissioner

Banning employees from visiting social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter at work isn't a good idea, according to Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian."I think it's a mistake," the privacy commissioner told

Published on: October 28th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

The many ways Facebook could wreak havoc at work

Imagine walking into a meeting and encountering not just your current co-workers, but all your colleagues and managers from jobs past, along with your spouse, your college drinking buddies, your Senior Prom date,

Published on: May 1st, 2009 Jake Widman

Should Apple iTunes be allowed on company computers?

Apple's iTunes is by far one of the most popular and widely-used consumer IT applications available today. It's likely more of your users have an iPod and employ iTunes than staffers that don't,

Published on: July 14th, 2008 Al Sacco and Ben Worthen