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Protect your device from mobile malware

March 30th, 2014

Mobile malware is on the rise. With more people using cell phones to make online purchases in their business and personal lives, hackers are paying more attention to cell phones and other devices to try to steal credit card and other personal data.

According to a BBC report earlier this month, advertisements on websites are now the biggest source of malware on mobile phones – one in five mobile malware downloads are via an online ad.

Riding the Lion: Admitting the fears behind entrepreneurship

February 28th, 2014

by Larry Velez, Sinu co-founder and CTO

We have all been there. Staring up at the ceiling at 4 o’clock in the morning. Mortgage payments, college tuition, the big pitch that day, making payroll. Jessica Bruder’s article, “The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship,” in Inc.

Forecasting the future of technology…how Intel does it

February 28th, 2014

Not all businesses have the resources to have a cultural anthropologist and her team travel the globe to get their fingers on the pulse of what consumers want from their technology, but Intel Corporation does and the New York Times ran an interesting report in this Sunday's Business Section (1/15/14). The Intel team, led by Dr. Genevieve Bell, observes how people use technology in order to forecast consumer trends.

Harnessing enterprise wireless to increase productivity

February 28th, 2014

By John Christie, Sinu co-founder and COO

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Use of tablets and smartphones in the workplace continues to gain traction, with nearly half of small businesses reporting tablet use in the workplace according to an EWeek report.

Sinu: The philosophy behind the service

February 3rd, 2014

by David Owen, CSO

The team here at Sinu, like most businesses this time of year, met to analyze data from 2013, discuss opportunities to better serve our customers, and form a business strategy for 2014. What surprised us (or maybe it shouldn't) is that we just kept coming back to our core business model and how we could improve upon it: simplify the way we offer solutions and provide superior customer service.

IT and the surge of remote workers

January 3rd, 2014

By Larry Velez, Sinu co-founder and CTO

With the advent of mobile devices and easy remote access to your data via cloud applications, telecommuting has never been easier or more popular with business owners. Why limit the talent pool you draw from to an hour commute when you can tap into the most qualified people from around the country.

Most devices now allowed on airplanes, cellphone calls may be added soon

November 21st, 2013

By John Christie, co-founder & COO, Sinu

While most consumers supported the FAA's decision to allow passengers to use portable electronic devices such as tablets, laptop computers, e-readers and cell phones in airplane mode throughout the flight, the recent FCC announcement that it is considering allowing cellphone calls on airplanes has received quite a bit of backlash.

A new generation of malware: CryptoLocker

November 21st, 2013

By Larry Velez, founder & CTO, Sinu

CryptoLocker is a nasty Trojan Horse malware which surfaced in October. It is a form of ransomware targeting computers running Microsoft Windows, locking up personal data through state-of-the-art encryption, and demanding a payment to unlock the data.

Recruiting is Marketing

November 21st, 2013

By Kimberly Kasper, CMO, Jobvite

Make no mistake: The recruiting world is a volatile yet important place to be right now. While demand for talent surges, qualified candidates with critical skills are harder than ever to find. Now, more than ever, recruiters need the power of innovation to fuel their strategies.

Evaluating your cloud strategy

October 30th, 2013

by Larry Velez, Sinu co-founder and COO

A little over a year ago, the Northeast, particularly New York City and New Jersey, was faced with the worst disaster in over a century. Even though some of you, our customers, were without power in your physical locations for three weeks, and we were out of power at the Sinu offices for nearly a week, Sinu’s customers did not lose data and remained connected to their emails and other mission critical services.