7 apps to help you replace Google Alerts

Many fear that, given Google Alerts’ recent issues, it will soon join Reader in the graveyard. Here are seven apps to fill the void — and better than Google did it.

Make vs. buy: When should you build your own solution?

One of the many challenges a business must face is the decision to buy a pre-packaged solution or to build a customized version that meets the business’s exact specifications. Here’s how to decide which is best for you.