Tag Archives: May

Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving starting May 18

A delivery man speeds past a traffic sign warning motorists against using their mobile phone while driving, displayed on a sidewalk in Manila on January 12, 2011. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE Motorists who will be apprehend for using electronic gadgets on the road while driving will be slapped with penalties starting on Thursday, May 18, as authorities implement the ... Read More »

Education Briefs — May 15, 2017

Albany’s Kelsey Jones earns journalism fellowship ATLANTA — Albany native Kelsey Jones was recently named the recipient of the 2017 Chevrolet Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship. Jones is a junior at Spelman College and is on the staff of The Carolinian, a National Newspaper Publishing Association member newspaper. The Albany native realized her passion for journalism in high school and ... Read More »

App or Credit? Why Cash May be Replaced by Mobile Payments

It is Monday morning in San Francisco, and you have just woken up late. To help in your rush to get to work on time, you use your favorite ride service app to pay for a driver to bring you to work. On the way to work, that pre-coffee, drowsy feeling starts to kick in, so you use your Starbucks ... Read More »

Uh Oh, Apple iOS 9 May Be a Mobile Ad Killer

At its early-June Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed, among other things, that the newest version of its iOS 9 operating systems will roll out this fall, free of charge. What Apple didn’t discuss, however, is the fact that its new iOS 9 mobile operating system, used in the company’s popular iPhone, may ultimately prove to be quite costly to small ... Read More »

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Seems Pricey for Business But May Be Good for Road Warriors

Samsung’s new laptop/tablet hybrid may be the best option for full time digital nomads and entrepreneurs living out of their suitcase. Or you may just be a techie that wants the option of a standard laptop combined with the convenience of a tablet. If you fall in these specific categories, you will appreciate the Notebook 7 Spin’s ability to house ... Read More »

Bad News For Online Businesses: Trump May Reverse Net Neutrality Rules

President Donald Trump’s new administration has allegedly signed off on a policy approach that could completely remake the Federal Communications Commission and reverse net neutrality rules for online businesses. Last February, the FCC produced a landmark ruling that declared the Internet was a utility, and that access consequently could not be prioritized to favor certain web content. According to the ... Read More »

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Seems Pricey for Business But May Be Good for Road Warriors

Samsung’s new laptop/tablet hybrid may be the best option for full time digital nomads and entrepreneurs living out of their suitcase. Or you may just be a techie that wants the option of a standard laptop combined with the convenience of a tablet. If you fall in these specific categories, you will appreciate the Notebook 7 Spin’s ability to house ... Read More »

SimpliSafe Home Security Service May Also Provide Small Business Solution

Securing the place we live and work in used to be a task best left for professional, but like almost every other industry, digital technology is also democratizing security. SimpliSafe Home Security lets you install a wireless security system with all the bells and whistles, without needing an expert and paying an arm and a leg for it. The SimpliSafe ... Read More »

Small Business Market Expo, Digital Summit Coming In May

Two big events are slotted for May. And both will be just a local trip for anyone in the Atlanta area. First, of course, is the Small Business Market Expo. The expo is touted as a job fair as well with something for everyone. Business owners can find resources. Perspective entrepreneurs can find training. And perspective employees can network with ... Read More »

Mac Users, The Wait For a New Version Of Office May Soon Be Over

It isn’t easy to be an Apple fan and a fan of Microsoft Office, too. But some small business owners are certainly in that boat.You may prefer a Mac for work, but clients can’t stop sending you .doc files. So what is a Mac loving Microsoft Office using business owner to do? Well, fortunately a solution is at hand. The ... Read More »