From the pager to the iPad, mobile devices have been enhancing our mobile productivity in one way or another for decades. In their early days, mobile devices were largely business-focused. Since then, they have become sleeker, more powerful, and even more appealing to consumers and business users alike. On today’s mobile devices, you can run your business or play Angry Birds – or both!
Today, companies are implementing social media policies of all shapes and sizes – and it’s no wonder why: every month we hear of another PR disaster because of a single tweet gone awry. This has led many companies to ban their employees from using social media, while others are taking the opposite approach, believing that a generation raised on technology is more productive when allowed to use it at their own discretion.
If the wobbly financial markets have you hoarding cash at home, beware. Yes, you may be safe from bear markets, but you’re still vulnerable to losses, especially if you leave your money and valuables in burglar-friendly spots.
95% of U.S. online consumers use email for communication and business. It’s a great tool to interact and reach new, existing, and future clients. However, email is not without its annoyances. Despite these issues, email has never been replaced and will continue to grow in the coming years.
Sweden tops the list of the most heavily taxed countries in the world, while the United States stands in 15th. Let’s countdown the top 15 most heavily taxed countries in the world, measured by both the countries top statutory income tax rate and top marginal all-in rate. Additionally, we went in search to find some of the strangest tax laws in these parts of the world.
With the list of the 63rd Primetime Emmy® Awards nominees out, share this colorful rundown of who the most popular candidates are on Twitter (by sheer number of followers) and show your friends who’s buzzing the loudest in Tinseltown.
For some small businesses, getting in the black presents a bigger challenge than for others. A variety of factors in certain industries make them innately more difficult to break into and find success in — especially for small businesses. In this infographic, we investigate the hardest small businesses to own based on average margins, rates of failure, and expenses.
Home prices may be down to where they were in 2002 and interest rates at their lowest in 2011, at an average 4.39% for a 30-year fixed mortgage. But for many who make the jump into home ownership for the first time, properties in triple-mint condition with pruned yards and top-of-the-line appliances are still too pricey. So many first-time home buyers look to so-called fixer-uppers. A home that costs less than one in move-in condition and would require extensive renovations or repair to become livable. While shaving thousands of dollars off the cost of a property sounds appealing, though, a fixer-upper isn’t for just anybody. Many buyers underestimate the amount of time, money and labor that need to be put into transforming it into something fit for an HGTV dream home showcase.
Yesterday, Lookout Mobile Security launched our Mobile Threat Report. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to read the full report—we wanted to share a great infographic that illustrates some of the top trends and stats. Take a look to learn how much malware Lookout discovers each day and find out what can happen if you download malware.