Over the past few years I've seen various demonstrations of ones entire computer running over the Internet. This is not just using a hosted application, but this is where your entire desktop - "My computer", your files, applications - everything are accessed over the Internet on a service provider's computer.
Many of us (those older than 35?) grew up using Microsoft Excel to manage and track all sorts of data. Excel is very simple to use, you just type and press enter and it automatically keeps everything in order. However, a true database, is really what you should use to enable customer lists, inventory, employee records and all sorts of other data to be easily stored and mined for information.
Small business research company Warrillow, in one of its recent newsletters, writes that amongst all social media Twitter is by far the best way that smaller businesses have found to to connect with the companies they want to be in touch with.
Now that TV sets are as thin as a quarter-inch and as wide as 205 diagonal inches, manufacturers have begun rolling out the next generation of flat screens with a coveted new feature: direct access to the Web.