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47% Off Canon All-In-One Printer with Mobile Tablet Printing with Airprint and Google Cloud Print capabilities - Deal Alert

This all-in-one printer from Canon allows you to print with many powerful options including AirPrint(tm), Google Cloud Print, Morphia and the Canon PRINT app.

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7 ways small businesses can benefit from mobile apps

Small business, mobile marketing and customer experience experts share their tips and advice regarding how mobile applications can help businesses to better engage with customers, keep employees connected and boost the bottom line.

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How to keep your small business safe from data breaches and hacks

Ecommerce and security experts provide 10 tips for preventing breaches and hacks and keeping customer data safe.

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6 cloud services for growing your small business

Small business technology and ecommerce experts discuss how investing in the right software and/or cloud-based services can help small online and bricks-and-mortar companies successfully scale.

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7 ways small businesses can leverage customer data

Marketing, customer experience and data experts discuss what small and midsized businesses can learn about customers from the data they collect.

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3 misconceptions small business have about the cloud

CIO.com’s Paul Mah debunks three of the biggest myths about cloud adoption at small-and-midsize-businesses.

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7 things small businesses need to know about Windows 10

Windows pros discuss what small business owners and managers should know about Microsoft’s latest operating system before they upgrade, purchase or roll it out to employees.

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How to crowdsource your way to better security

Synack, a company founded by former NSA analysts, attempts to leverage the best of man and machine approaches to provide enterprise cybersecurity protection.

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Best VPN routers for small business

We looked at six VPN routers designed for small businesses, ranging from the popular Cisco brand to lesser-known names like DrayTek and UTT Technologies.

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5 ways to handle comment trolls on social media

Sometimes it’s best to ignore ‘em, sometimes you have to kill ‘em with kindness. But depending on the temerity of the troll, you need to tailor your tactics.

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How to set up Amazon Web Services for your small business

Been reading about what the cloud has to offer? We take a closer look at how you can leverage Amazon Web Services to run a data-driven website.

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5 costly consequences of SMB cybercrime

Cybercrime doesn’t affect only big businesses — hackers are increasingly targeting vulnerable, smaller organizations, too. Learn more about how SMBs are targeted and the true costs of these crimes.

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Zoho bolsters cloud tools with expense report features

Zoho Expense, a new expense report tool, represents the company's latest step in its plan to deliver an integrated cloud-based experience for employers and their staffs.

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5 Affordable Hardware Upgrades for a More Efficient New Year

Jazz up your system's storage, memory, networking and display without breaking the bank with CIO.com’s desktop PC upgrade guide.

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How to Deploy Small-Business Wi-Fi With Xclaim Access Points

Created by established Wi-Fi vendor Ruckus Wireless, the new Wi-Fi access points from Xclaim are deployed entirely from a smartphone app.

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Why Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Are Worth Less to You

If you’re in the ecommerce or digital marketing business, this is a big time of the year for you. But when it comes to those last-minute shoppers, you should take their money but don’t spend a lot of time trying to nurture them to...

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Google Fiber opens to small businesses in Kansas City area

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How to Deploy Synology NAS for Your Small Business

Businesses move many services to the cloud these days. Storage isn't always one of them, though, especially for large or sensitive files. Network attached storage appliances, such as those offered by Synology, can offer the...

The best apps for freelancers

Invoicing, time-tracking, even legal help are all available on mobile apps geared to the self-employed or extremely small businesses.

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8 cutting-edge technologies aimed at eliminating passwords

From electronic pills to digital tattoos, these eight innovations aim to secure systems and identities without us having to remember a password ever again

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