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Black Friday or Smartphone Shopping?

Black Friday or Smartphone Shopping?

Call me a couch potato, but while most people will be holiday shopping at the mall, I’ll be at home making purchases with my trusty iPhone. Who really wants to brave the crowds on Black Friday? Not me. I’m planning to do most of my holiday shopping over my iPhone or...

Mobile Shoppers Getting Comfortable with Bigger Purchases

Mobile Shoppers Getting Comfortable with Bigger Purchases

We’ve been talking about the rise of the smart buyer, consumers who are much more savvy about shopping thanks to new mobile and online tools. All signs points to consumers shopping more on their phones, especially this holiday season, which will be big for mobile...

Users Don’t Understand Public Wi-Fi Risks | Wakefield

Users Don’t Understand Public Wi-Fi Risks | Wakefield

Users have not fully comprehended the threats associated with accessing Wi-Fi via a public hotspot, and the proliferation of mobile devices and the move toward a wireless mesh network will only compound these network risks. Norbert Kiss, vice president of network...

Wi-Fi Users Clueless About Security

New research conducted on behalf of the Wi-Fi Alliance shows that while wireless users are making strides on the security front, they're still leaving their Wi-Fi networks too open to intruders. The survey, conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of the Wi-Fi...

Wi-Fi Users Know What to Do, But Don’t Do It: Report

Wi-Fi Users Know What to Do, But Don’t Do It: Report

Most users with Wi-Fi in their homes and businesses get an A for knowing what measure they should take in order to protect themselves when using Wi-Fi devices, but get an "F" when it comes to actually putting those measures in practice, according to a new report from...

TechBytes: Apple in the Post-Steve Jobs Era

TechBytes: Apple in the Post-Steve Jobs Era

In today's TechBytes, the big question is, What's next for Apple now that Steve Jobs is gone? Opinions are mixed. While some analysts say Jobs left Apple in good hands, and the company is very strong right now, others, like Fordham University professor Paul Levinson,...

Banks Adding Debit Card Fees

Banks Adding Debit Card Fees

Starting Saturday, big banks must comply with a new regulation that caps the fees they can charge merchants for processing debit card purchases. But some consumers are already seeing the impact of the change, in the form of higher fees charged on their checking...

iPad, I Saw, I Waited: The State of E-Textbooks | Wakefield

iPad, I Saw, I Waited: The State of E-Textbooks | Wakefield

If you’re looking for a textbook example of technology obstruction by the media industry, look no further than e-textbooks. “About 90 percent of the time, the cheapest option is still to buy a used book and then resell that book,” says Jonathan Robinson, founder of...

Banks Adding Debit Card Fees

This Week in Small Business: Lessons in Negotiating

Technology: Billions of Smartphones Mashable provides an infographic of Web and business tools that start-ups use most. According to a recent Hewlett-Packard survey 93 percent of companies have placed cost concerns over the best information technology solutions,...

HP or Apple for Small Business?

HP or Apple for Small Business?

Hewlett-Packard is making a renewed push into the small business market. And so is Apple. Which is a better choice for a business that has dozens of employees, rather than thousands? Hewlett-Packard is focusing more on small business these days. But Apple is too....

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