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The Unoptimized State of the Enterprise Mobile Web

Enterprises aren’t making the grade when it comes to building mobile websites. That’s the harsh truth offered by a recent Whir article…

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FFmpeg: The Unsung Workhorse of Online Video

One of the most popular video encoding, compressing and sharing software products is probably one that you aren’t aware of. FFmpeg has been under…

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Technology Packs a Punch for the UFC

In 2002, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was on the edge of bankruptcy: American fans hadn’t flocked to the new sport as expected, and…

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Charting the E-Commerce Landscape: A Practical Primer

Consider $370 billion. According to Forrester Research, that’s how much the e-commerce market will generate by 2017; online transactions already account…

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The Path to a Smart Mobile Strategy

Smartphones and tablets are the most important consumer delivery devices in business. Don’t believe it? They recently supplanted laptop and desktop PCs…

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Why WordPress Makes Sense for Your Company Website

According to its official website, WordPress (WP) now powers more than 17 percent of the World Wide Web. The content management system (CMS)…

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Shared vs. Dedicated Hosting: Which Environment Makes Sense for You?

The easiest way to understand the difference between shared and dedicated web hosting is to think about transportation. If you are trying to get…

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Why Buying Something Other Than a .Com Domain Name Makes Sense

In 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) introduced a generic top-level domain (gTLD) program. Its aim is to…

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Make Optimizing Site Speed a Priority for Your Business

In the spring of 2010, search giant Google added a new dimension to its page-rank algorithm: website speed. According to the company’s…

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Why You Should Manage Open-Source Software with Care

Open source is no longer an also-ran in the world of software; cloud computing has Open Stack, operating systems have Linux and companies have…

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