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(BPT) - Good communication is essential for every successful business operation – especially for small businesses that must build customer relationships to drive sales. Yet breakdowns can occur at every stage of small business communications, from a misspelled newspaper ad to a headset that makes sales people sound like they’re speaking through two tin cans and some twine, whether they’re in the office or on the road.
I’ve discovered some fascinating things along my culinary and cocktail journey this year and have had the privilege of sharing them with you on these pages every week.
(NAPSI)—Perhaps the top trend affecting businesses today is the accelerated adoption of digital technology by consumers. In fact, two-thirds of Americans own smartphones, spending 60 hours per week consuming content on them.
(NewsUSA) - Each tax season, identity thieves find new ways to con honest taxpayers. This year is no different as the IRS warns about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.
(BPT) - Home Depot announced that personal financial information from 56 million credit and debit cards was at risk following a data security breach in September. Americans were still reeling from the Heartbleed bug, which compromised the security of some of the country’s largest companies in April 2014. Today cyber hacking – a crime that exploits technology to compromise personal information – is all too familiar.
A ghastly review can be enough to make any restaurateur tremble. But to Steve Dunn, a frightening culinary experience is exactly what he wants for his guests.
(BPT) - The digital age has made online information widely available both for good and bad purposes. When it comes to the nation’s security, monitoring, tracking, securing and analyzing digital data is a key factor in defending intelligence networks.
Contemporary movements, such as those initiated after the recent shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, can be born seemingly overnight in the digital age. UA researchers point to several factors.
Scottsdale-based Taser International has seen about a 35 percent increase in its stock price since the Ferguson, Mo., riots boosted interest in police wearing body cameras, one of the company’s products.
(NAPSI)—As schools increasingly turn to the Internet and new technologies, more and more, students are asked to perform online research, grades and assignments are posted on websites, and communication between teachers and parents and students is done through e-mail. Because of this, it’s increasingly important for families to have access to the Internet at home.
(BPT) - Bob Dylan. The Rolling Stones. Led Zeppelin. Music helped define an entire generation of baby boomers. It expressed their fresh world view and energized them as they set the world in a new direction.
(BPT) - It’s that time of year again where everyone is out shopping for gifts and looking for the perfect presents for dads and grads. This year, think about going the technology route for devices grads can use. Dads will love them, too, for the value the devices add to their lives. Here are a few tech-related gifts to consider:
(StatePoint) You can’t predict the future, but you can feel more confident in your ability to face unforeseen emergencies if you prepare your home and family ahead of time. Planning for all kinds of scenarios is crucial, say experts.
(BPT) - Every day, more than 1 million people become victims of cyber crime, according to the 2013 Norton Cyber Crime Report. The Heartbleed bug, which attacked vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software, put even more people at risk of hackers accessing their personal information shared on many websites. In 2013, the Target Corporation data breach affected 110 million customers. Yet, according to Norton, nearly 50 percent of tablet and smartphone users continue to neglect basic precautions such as passwords, security software or back-up files to secure their mobile devices.
10/13 Communications has named a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry as general manager for its Arizona properties, including yourwestvalley.com., the Daily News-Sun, Glendale Today, Peoria Today and Surprise Today.
(StatePoint) Will you be remodeling your home or doing any home improvement projects this season? Planning ahead and using new available technologies can help you design and prioritize your updates and projects.
Will you be remodeling your home or doing any home improvement projects this season? Planning ahead and using new available technologies can help you design and prioritize your updates and projects.
Three University of Arizona faculty members, each of them pioneers in their respective fields who have been recognized nationally or internationally for their work, on Thursday were formally inducted as Regents' Professors. Two others were inducted as University Distinguished Professors in recognition of their long-term commitment to undergraduate education.
Shoppers can depend on Safeway (NYSE: SWY) this holiday season to help make any occasion truly special. From a wide variety of turkeys and holiday meal selections to wines suitable for any gathering, Safeway has it all at a great value.
A lot has changed about the college experience in the past 75 years. Today's students are digitally connected in ways one never could have imagined back then. College majors exist now that might have sounded like science fiction decades ago.
(StatePoint) In today’s digital world, connecting with your children goes beyond face-to-face communication. While nothing beats in-person quality time, on-the-go lifestyles don’t always allow for it.
This October, one of the greatest zombie stories ever told returns with all new thrills, chills and undead drama. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as a small band of survivors struggle to stay alive and find safety in a world where danger lurks at every turn. Oh, by the way, no, we’re not talking about the new season of The Walking Dead.