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Personal Web Server (PWS) is a web server application from Microsoft that allows a user to save, selectively publish and share posts on the World Wide Web or a local network. Personal Web Server differs... (Read on)

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With file integrity monitoring, IT professionals compare different versions of files against a baseline using tools like a "checksum" or hash "image" of a file, to spot important... (Read on)
4 Bad Business Intelligence Habits to Avoid at All Costs

Breaking these bad habits in business intelligence is a smart idea! Make sure you're getting the most out of your data by avoiding these pitfalls. 
Geolocation: What It Is, What It Has to Offer

Geolocation uses technology to determine where you are, and then act on that information. It is used in mapping, social media, advertising and countless other applications, and will undoubtedly find even more uses in the future. 
File Managers to Fit Your Every Need

There's more to file management than just Windows File Explorer and Mac OS X Finder - numerous types of file management can help you manage your data in the way that best suits you. 
Aggregated Security with OpenDNS

Enterprise security is a multifaceted endeavor, often requiring multiple tools to protect against threats. OpenDNS is a tool that attempts to block access to IP addresses harboring harmful content. 
How Should Businesses Respond to a Ransomware Attack?

Ransomware can cripple a business, but what can you do about it? Security experts weigh in on options. 
How I Got Here: 11 Questions With VMTurbo CTO Charles Crouchman

VMTurbo CTO Charles Crouchman sits down with Techopedia to discuss the company, his typical workday and how he got his job. 
Mobile Technology: Top Twitter Influencers to Follow

Follow these experts on Twitter to keep up with the latest trends in mobile technology. 
What Big Data Trends Are on the Horizon?

Big data is changing the way data is collected and analyzed. Here are some trends in big data to keep an eye on in coming years. 
A Beginner's Guide to Getting Started in Linux

Learning about a new operating system can be daunting for beginners, but getting started with Linux can be amazingly easy. 
New Technologies That Are Older Than You Think

Smartphones, tablets, cloud computing — all technologies that have been introduced fairly recently, right? You might be surprised to see just how far back some of these technologies go! 
Challenges to Overcome in Big Data Implementation

While some may think of "big data" as simply collecting lots of data, in reality it's much more complicated than that. There are many challenges that a data scientist faces when dealing with big data. 
How Lawmakers Are Pushing Data Centers in a Green Direction

Data centers can use enormous amounts of energy, but thanks to recent legislation, more of that energy will be coming from renewable sources. 
Are You Missing Out on Amazon Web Services?

Amazon Web Services is a relatively simple and inexpensive alternative to more traditional IT solutions, and can let your company focus its resources on business rather than IT. 
Approaching The Future

What does the future have in store for us? Experts have differing views on what to expect when it comes to the future of technology and how it will affect us. 
Beyond Bitcoin: The World of Alt Coins

Most people associate cryptocurrency with bitcoin, but there are numerous others out there too. From national currencies and cause-based currencies, to currencies inspired by memes, there are diverse cryptocurrencies to choose from. 
4 Financial Issues Tech Professionals Should Consider Before Changing Jobs

The IT job market can be competitive, and when hunting for a new job, being financially secure can make a world of difference. 
CP/M: The Story of the OS That Almost Succeeded Over Windows

In the late '70s, CP/M seemed poised to take the lead in the emerging market of PC operating systems. What happened to this former powerhouse? 
A Look at the Growth of Cloud Services

Author Todd D. Lyle discusses cloud computing, the differences between different types of cloud services, their business applications and the future of the cloud. 
5 Insights About Big Data (Hadoop) as a Service

Hadoop is a great way to get the most out of big data, but there are numerous other tools that can work with Hadoop to provide even more useful results. Here we explore some tools for handling big data and Hadoop. 
SEO's Not Dead, It's Just Changing

SEO has been a standard practice to elevate search rankings, but with recent changes in Google's search algorithms, SEO is shifting away from keyword stuffing and toward more meaningful content. 
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Tech Pioneers You've Probably Never Heard Of

As in any field, there are big-name pioneers in tech. Here we look at some of those who made a huge impact but received much less recognition. 
Introduction to Databases

No matter what part of IT you work in, you have to store data at one point or another, and it doesn't hurt for just about everybody to have some knowledge of databases and how they work. 
8 Steps to Understanding IP Subnetting

Understanding IP subnetting is a fundamental requirement for almost any IT pro. But although the concepts are simple, there is a general difficulty in understanding the topic. We break it down in eight simple steps. 
Creative Disruption: The Changing Landscape of Technology

Learn about the history behind some major technological innovations - and how they changed the world. 
How Spreadsheets Changed the World: A Short History of the PC Era

The introduction of spreadsheets helped launch the movement that eventually brought computers to home users. Writer John McMullen was there when it happened. Hear the story first-hand, based about his experiences working in the field. 
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BigQuery is a Web service from Google that is used for handling or analyzing big data. It is part of the Google Cloud Platform. As a NoOps (no operations) data... Read more 

Containerization is a type of virtualization strategy that emerged as an alternative to traditional hypervisor-based virtualization. As with the latter,... Read more 

The SoakSoak malware is a Russian malware that targets WordPress websites. In late 2014, security news reported that this particular application was able to... Read more 

Powermat is a new type of device that allows for wireless charging, a new alternative to wired or cabled charging for smart phones, mobile devices and other types... Read more 

Sabily, formerly known as Ubuntu Muslim Edition, is a Linux distribution release that was supported from 2007 to 2011. It offers different sorts of support for... Read more 
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