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Why do business owners hire IT people when they're not in the IT business? Because they think it's hard to keep computers, IT, phone systems, data networks and internet access working for their employees and harder still to understand how to do it.
Well ICT is kinda hard to do sometimes but it doesn't have to be hard to understand. Not with TA's new ICT Monthly newsletter for business owners anyway.
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Twitter Laments Troll Attacks on Users. Some communications problems can only be solved with human labor...
I gotta admit, it's nice to hear that there's still room for a human employee in a high-tech company. WSJ reports that the CEO of Twitter believes "We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years.”
Apparently high-tech can't yet write software or hire enough off-shore help to properly screen out comments from people with nothing else to do but be rude on a keyboard. I know from personal experience...Read more
WSJ reports that Windstream, a patchwork "national carrier" hired Lewis Langston as its new CIO to replace Cindy Nash who is leaving.
Normally customers and consultants could care less about who a carrier's CIO is but in Windstream's case this could be a good thing if it helps improve a perception that Windstream is a great carrier - but only for customers that survive their installation. I've heard from more than on of my peers that ...Read more
WSJ announced that Frontier is acquiring Verizon's land line customers in Florida, Texas & California for $10.5 billion. The move will double Frontier's current size. This action follows a similar "triple-size" deal conducted by Frontier in 2010.
This move is both good and bad for customers and consultants because...Read more
Google is expanding its fiber-optic high-speed internet service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, N.C., and Nashville. While the following video shows city leaders suggesting it will be a boon to business, Google states that the service is initially for residential customers and home offices only. Businesses get it last. Watch video here...Read more
New devices provide faster speeds, easier setups, better security and they look good, too as you can see from this WSJ video...
WSJ.com video suggests that Google wireless service will choose best current connection (WiFi, Sprint or T-mobile) for each wireless call request...Read more