WebRoot AV – First rate protection at a reasonable price

In today's Internet world, protecting end-user PCs from the unknown is one of the most important things you can do. No matter how a system is compromised -- be it a virus or

Published on: January 9th, 2008 Keith Schultz

Microsoft apologizes to Corel for ‘security risk’ claim

Microsoft Corp. last Friday apologized to rival software vendor Corel Corp. for saying that Corel's file format posed a security risk.Microsoft also issued new tools to let users of Office 2003 SP3 unblock

Published on: January 8th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Eight hot-button issues to watch for in ’08

Ready for 2008? Budgets may tighten, but IT's challenges will just keep growing: security problems, virtualization technology, legal issues, users who can't be stopped and that worrisome baby-boomer brain drain. Here are eight

Published on: January 3rd, 2008 Frank Hayes

CIOs vexed by Web 2.0 issues

Web 2.0 and emerging mobile technologies have some CIOs taking stock of how to keep control and still give their users new freedoms.In the midst of confronting emerging technologies, there can be feelings

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Matt Hamblen

Software tool transforms BlackBerry into customer mgt device

Sales personnel slowed down by the need to fumble with folders and laptop units in search of customer data now have a far better alternative. They can take advantage of a customer relationship

Published on: November 21st, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano

Aussie bank targets fraud with free software

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is supplying new online banking customers with free PC security in a bid to mitigate online fraud.The next 25,000 customers to sign up to NetBank will receive

Published on: November 14th, 2007 Darren Pauli

IBM purchase of Cognos brings turmoil and opportunity to BI mid-market space

Small and medium-sized businesses in the market for business intelligence (BI) software will benefit from IBM's US$5 billion offer to acquire Cognos Inc., according to industry analysts.Insiders predict there will be "initial turmoil"

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

CashView eases payment and invoice flow

Though small-business accounting apps like Intuit's extremely popular QuickBooks program automate your business bookkeeping, they don't eliminate the paper shuffling. You still need to route bills manually to authorized employees for payment approval,

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Richard Morochove

NovaMind aids experienced brainstormers

Mind-mapping is a form of visual outlining that can help you get a better overview of your projects, open your mind when brainstorming, take notes, and organize disparate ideas easily. Unlike text-based outlines,

Published on: November 8th, 2007 Kirk McElhearn

MYOB FirstEdge 3 runs on Intel and PowerPC based Macs

I've been using MYOB FirstEdge to fill my small business accounting needs since it first came to market back in 2002. My reasons for choosing FirstEdge are quite simple: The program meets my

Published on: November 7th, 2007 Jeffrey Battersby

Beefy BI apps threaten to squash Excel

More powerful business intelligence tools are threatening the dominance of Microsoft's Excel in the workplace but industry experts say it's too early to write off the venerable spreadsheet yet."I think BI ubiquity will

Published on: October 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Aussie ISV enlists Canadian reseller for expansion plan

Melbourne-based ERP developer, Pronto Software, has signed up a Toronto consultancy, Business Solutions Alliance (BSA), to push its ERP software to Canadian manufacturing, wholesale, retail and distribution customers.Pronto vice-president for North America, Terry

Published on: September 22nd, 2007 Fluer Doidge