Why the Stock Market Has Absolutely No Confidence in Facebook

Wall Street has been bullish on tech companies, and the performance of Apple and Google stock led to a great deal of optimism when Facebook launched their IPO in May 2012. The company was valued at over 100 billion, and shares were issued at 38 each. However, analysts became skeptical when they delved into the social media company’s projections, and prices fell to 26 within a week.

Prices were still hovering around this figure in July, and it appears that the market has decided that this is a Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Apps for Managing Your Small Business’s Finances

Running your own small business can be very hard and challenging to do. While you may be focused on customers and vendors, it can be easy to overlook the financial aspect if your business. While managing your business finances can be hard, there are mobile phone and tablet apps that can be used to make it much easier.

The first application that could help you to organize and manage your business’s finances is the Quick Books application. With this application you can automatically sync your invoices, expenses, sales, bank accounts, and other Read the rest of this entry »

Using Third Party Software to Protect Your Online Privacy

One thing that makes a lot of sense is the desire to protect your online privacy. No one likes it when something like this is compromised, but it does happen to people from time to time. The best thing to do is try to put in some safeguards that can help to keep you protected.

First and foremost, always make sure that you are using a third party software that is reliable and trustworthy to keep you protected. Doing so will allow for you to have peace of mind that the software itself is not going Read the rest of this entry »

What Is a Torrent File and What Is It Used For?

A torrent file is used to share music, movies and even television with other users on the Internet. Let’s say that someone has uploaded a full-length movie to the Internet and wants others to be able to watch it. They will upload it as a torrent file so that other people can simply click on the link and download it to their own computers. When downloading a torrent file, it is important to have an Read the rest of this entry »

Document Editing Software That Is Actually a Good Alternative to Word

There are several freeware word processing and document editing programs out there that are good alternatives to Word. The best thing is that most of them also read documents that are already in Word.

1.Jarte is a lightweight word processor with quick booting and a somewhat futuristic look. The program has plenty of customization options and a few different layouts. Documents open in a tabbed format and spell check is available for manual use, but automatic requires the paid version.

2.AbiWord looks immediately familiar for anyone used to using the MS Works Read the rest of this entry »