Archive of July 2003

New NetLedger App Links Front, Back Offices

My spin: Netledger continues to improve and better its offerings. It had a huge deal with HP announced in June and it continues to evelolve into a great product offering a challenge to Microsoft, Best Software, Intuit and others. News Factor News Clip: NetLedger, the maker of Oracle Small Business Suite, has introduced NetERP — […]

Lazy security makes life easy for hackers

My spin: It’s not really fair to say this is all about laziness though. MANY business simply don’t know how to harden and better secure their networks. I’m not even talking about the dozens of patches that regularly come from Microsoft and dozens more from other vendors! Silicon.com News Clip: A study of internet security […]

MSNBC taps start-up for ad technology

My spin: Contextual based advertising is VERY powerful. If you are on a web page and reading about socks, it’s not only neat but also relevant to see advertising about ‘socks’ to some degree. It’s great for the reader and excellent for the advertiser. Yahoo, now has Overture. Google has itself. Both make a good […]

BargainSpots.com, Inc. Launches PDAReviewSpot.com

My spin: News Clip: New Web Site Gives Consumers One-Stop Research Center to Learn About Latest PDA Models CINCINNATI – – July 16, 2003 – – BargainSpots.com, Inc., a company devoted to helping consumers make informed decisions before buying handheld/wireless computing devices, has launched its newest Web site: PDAReviewSpot.com. The new Web site is an […]

WiFi Is Open, Free and Vulnerable to Hackers

My spin: WiFi is great and easy to setup and use. But if hackers can get into your office network more easily than do consider hiring a security consultant to harden your wireless network. Washington Post News Clip: Safeguarding Wireless Networks Too Much Trouble for Many Users Here’s how Army Lt. Col. Clifton H. Poole, […]

Acer, EMachines Show Bargain Notebooks

My spin: Ok – so should you trust Acer/eMachines for your business computers – or just buy this for your kid or yourself? PC World News Clip: A pair of new low-cost notebooks released Monday blend wireless Internet technology with multimedia features as eMachines and Acer America look to the student market for sales.(full story)

Best Software Makes Top 10 of MSI’s Top 100 Software Vendors List; The Only Application Vendor in MSI’s Top 10 Dedicated Exclusively to SMEs

News Clip: IRVINE, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ — Best Software today announced that it has been ranked ninth on MSI magazine’s list of Top 100 Software Vendors for 2003, the only vendor in the Top 10 dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs). The publication’s July 2003 issue ranks the […]