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Users turn over their first-born children: Why you should always read terms carefully

Very few people will actually examine terms of service (TOS) agreements carefully, and a recent experiment proved that to ridiculous levels.

Believe it or not, the MySpace hack could be bad for business

It’s probably been several years since you’ve thought about MySpace, if you ever really have. But now the almost-defunct social network is back in the news for all the wrong reasons.

IT pros see cloud adoption as essential, but aren’t all-in yet

Most everyone you ask in IT agrees that the cloud is useful to their employers’ long-term business needs. But don’t look for companies to be mostly in the cloud any time soon.

5 ways to keep cloud vendors honest

Companies are more reliant than ever on their cloud vendors to provide outstanding service at reasonable prices. But all too often, that’s not what’s delivered. Here’s some strategies you can use to make sure you’re actually getting what you expect.

The leading cause of SaaS data loss? Accidentally deleting files

Many organizations worry about all the risks inherent to a cloud-based application. But it turns out that a very old problem – fat fingers – should also be a concern.

Companies have more options when it comes to Windows apps

A new move by Microsoft opens up businesses to many more developers and apps. Here’s what you need to know.

Study sees no rise in zero-days for 2015

It’s rare to find much good news when it comes to vulnerabilities, but if you’re looking for a silver lining, this could qualify.

Windows users: Time to disable QuickTime

Apple has announced that it will no longer update QuickTime for Windows users. That means it’s time to relegate the software to the garbage bin of technology. 

Survey: Half of companies wish they’d trusted cloud migration to third parties

There are plenty of surveys out there that show companies’ feelings on outsourcing versus keeping services in-house. But one recent study actually highlighted something more interesting – after the decision has been made and all is said and done, do they regret their course of action? 

How the cloud is being used by companies now (and what’s next)

More than 90% 0f organizations are using at least one cloud app. But to what extent they’re on board and how they’re using it may surprise you. Find out what your colleagues are facing and where they’re going with the cloud next.