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June 27th, 2014

With the popularity of smart phones growing bigger by the hour, there are sure to be people to find ways to scam you and to get information from you. You have to do your research to find out what programs are sharing what information… its entirely too easy nowadays to scroll through the list before you tap “I Accept” to install the program. One of the items in the list, may be sharing your contacts and phone numbers. Make sure to always research what you install.

Read the full article here:
http://www.techopedia.com/2/30282/personal-tech/software-applications/6-ways-to-keep-apps-from-oversharing-your-personal-data

June 27th, 2014

We now live in a time of constant change. We are regularly out doing ourselves or taking one persons idea, altering it and making it better. While this may be great for the consumer, it has created quite the impact on or local companies. We no longer have “mom and pop” stores, because something bigger, better, and cheaper moved in across the street. This movement that started years ago has now made your loyal customer a non existent one.

Read the full article here:
http://customerthink.com/the-mass-extinction-of-loyal-customers

June 26th, 2014

The new tools on Instagram makes picture editing easier than ever. You can do a lot more editing than you can before… without the complexity of Photoshop or Paint.NET. This is a wonderful feature, that you can plan on using on your own, especially if you’re not inept into Photoshop yourself. The slider that is used to change in real time what you are seeing, is fantastic and easy to use.

Read the full article here:
http://www.wirelessweek.com/articles/2014/06/app-watch-new-instagram-tools-make-pics-pop

June 26th, 2014

The program OpenStack Express makes it a lot easier to configure the open source program, OpenStack. OpenStack is a program to build your own cloud source… but it was always unnecessarily difficult to install. OpenStack Express fixes that, making it easier than ever to have your own cloud solution at home.

 

Read the full article here:
http://readwrite.com/2014/06/11/openstack-express-mirantis-open-source-cloud

Topic Cloud Trends
June 25th, 2014

The easiest way to implement a standard operating environment (SOE) is to create defined sets of hardware or virtualized cloud servers. Release copies to your servers and the job is done, at least in theory. Many servers require different types of core hardware. To save time, SOE Management Platforms and puppet automation software should be invested in to take care of bugs and running the platform.

 

Read the full article here:
http://smartdatacollective.com/linuxit/202836/how-implement-automated-system-build-ecommerce-platform

Topic Cloud Trends
June 25th, 2014

This is what happens when Neely Loring and Christopher Walken collide..

Topic General
June 25th, 2014

Negative reviews on Yelp are not necessarily a bad thing. By remaining calm and using the tools provided by Yelp, a business can turn a negative review into something that improves the business. This involves replying to the review in a constructive manner and looking for the potential kernel of truth the review contains. Negative reviews can help identify business issues that can be addressed. In addition, a negative review among positive reviews gives the consumer the sense that the reviews are authentic. A response to negative reviews lets customers know that their issues will be addressed.

Read the full article here:
http://www.toistersolutions.com/blog/2014/6/16/how-to-respond-to-negative-yelp-reviews

June 24th, 2014

Apple is now offering cloud developers a new way to host their apps with CloudKit. The service will be free with limits of course. Server based apps were always hosted by Microsoft, Amazon and Google. Big company Apple is trying to fill that void by luring users with terabyte storage for images and important data that run apps.

Read the full article here:
http://readwrite.com/2014/06/05/apple-cloudkit-versus-amazon-web-services

Topic General Tech
June 24th, 2014

When evaluating the purchase of a “business-intelligence” (BI) software, one needs to consider the pros and cons of a on-premise software or a cloud-based system. While going through sales pitches, it may be confusing for a buyer to decide how to think about choosing between the two options. According to experts, they need to look at four parameters: price, ease of management of software, hardware and security aspects of the software.

 

Read the full article here:
http://www.erpsoftwareblog.com/2014/06/on-premises-or-in-the-cloud-where-do-you-want-your-bi-tools-to-be/

Topic Cloud Trends
June 23rd, 2014

In order to be cost effective, many businesses are reconsidering their plans for the desktop investment. Many factors are influencing this consideration such as increases in mobile workforce and the recent need to migrate to Windows 7. Using virtual cloud desktops is one secure, simple, centrally managed solution that is worth exploring.

Read the full article here:
http://opensource.sys-con.com/node/3101488

Topic Cloud Trends