Why is the U.S. Surrendering Control of the Internet?

Internet ControlIt was recently announced that, by prior arrangement, ICANN will be cut loose on October 1, 2016 from its sole government steward, the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and become answerable to multiple stakeholders worldwide, including countries, businesses and technical bodies. Many may be wondering, “What does this mean?” or “Why?” This article will explain everything you need to know about the U.S. possibly surrendering control of the Internet.

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Importance of having your own Domain Name and how it works for your business.

When it comes to searching for information, the most common approach for people is to go on the Internet and search for mostly anything online using a search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, and etc. to find information about a particular subject. Most people are interested in checking out a specific website such as www.movies.com. Almost everything you see on the internet has a web address, which identifies the location of specific web page on the Internet such as http://www.usajobs.gov. Before we discuss how to register for a domain, we will discuss what a domain name is and how it works then we will explain how to own your own domain for your business needs.  Continue reading Importance of having your own Domain Name and how it works for your business.

Why people should switch from Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 9?

Many people are familiar with Internet Explorer when it was first created in early 90s. The purpose of upgrading to each version is to promote the browser by improving the features in order to be more efficient and make it more useful for people to use Internet Explorer.  If you want to be able to browse faster on the Internet, have a more secure  browser, then the first step is to have the latest operating system that is still supported by Microsoft (Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2) for your PC.(1).  Keeping the browser up-to-date will be your best option if you are using any of the operating systems. The best thing about upgrading Internet Explorer is that it is free to download as long you meet the requirements on your basic operating system. Continue reading Why people should switch from Internet Explorer 8 to Internet Explorer 9?

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Branch Out, and Pinterest?

In today’s personal and business environment, social media has become part of our every day life. The question most people ask, how do we use these social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, BranchOut, and Pinterest?  What are the benefits of integrating social media to my website? Here are some tips and tools for making the most of your social media websites…and if you don’t have any, here’s why you need to get them:

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Website Insight: Do You Need a Website for Your Company?

Introduction

Whether you’re a barber, plumber, restaurant owner, jewelry maker, massage therapist, or non-profit organization, a website is extremely essential in today’s viral market and digital economy. The use of the internet has been vastly growing and so many things are now accessed online or through mobile services. Advanced technology and online services are heavily involved and a big part of our everyday lives. We continue to value the importance of accessibility, efficiency, visualization, entertainment, and productivity in our products and services.

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Using Free Email Services: Warning

EmailSpamAre free email services worth the price? According to CMIT Solutions, free, web-based email services like Hotmail, Yahoo, and Gmail are increasing the gap of security. Spammers use fake return email addresses all the time, but if the return address belongs to an acquaintance of yours, chances are that person’s actual account (and address book) has been hacked into.

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Self-Employed? Tools for Support

Introduction

In the world of self-employment, getting stuff done in an easy and efficient way can sometimes be…well, difficult. Self-employed workers also know the value of the dollar and are willing to do anything they can to increase their marketing and sales in an effective yet affordable way, as well as saving time. With simple tools such as Skype, Google Voice, and others, you can save money while building your professional network and portfolio.

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America….the Free?: the SOPA scare

Introduction

“Imagine a world without free knowledge…without free information.” –Wikipedia

We would have to start paying for what we once used to get for free, which could cause many popular sites and search engines to stop their services. This would mean no more social media such as Facebook and Twitter, no more study or work break entertainment such as YouTube, no more catching up on your favorite TV shows you missed last night on Hulu, and Heaven forbid, no more searching for anything on Google or Wikipedia.

It’s hard to imagine, isn’t it?
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