Pair of California Bills to Protect Kids Online Show Promise, but there are Concerns

Pair of California Bills to Protect Kids Online Show Promise, but there are Concerns

California lawmakers are considering a pair of bills to regulate kids’ use of online services. The state's tech laws can impact the entire country ...

Russian Cyberattacks are Possible. Be Prepared But Not Panicked.

Russian Cyberattacks are Possible. Be Prepared But Not Panicked.

Although it’s very unlikely that average Americans will be directly targeted by a Russian cyberattack, it is quite possible to become an indirect victim of an attack against a company, ...
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Tech Checklist to Prepare for Disasters and Power Failures

Tech Checklist to Prepare for Disasters and Power Failures

Whether it’s earthquakes, tornadoes, impending fires or even massive hack attacks, it’s important to make sure that your tech is ready and able to operate even in the event of ...
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Real-Time Location Sharing Can Enhance, Jeopardize Safety

Real-Time Location Sharing Can Enhance, Jeopardize Safety

Snapchat is the latest app to add real-time location sharing, which means you can use it to inform friends and family of your exact location even if the app is ...
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Learn about the Metaverse

Metaverse: What’s the Risk?

You've probably heard the term "metaverse," which is being embraced by numerous tech companies. The company formerly known as Facebook is so committed to the idea, that it's renamed itself ...
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Generosity is Great, But Be Cautious When Giving to Charity

Generosity is Great, But Be Cautious When Giving to Charity

“Giving Tuesday,” which is now behind us, is really the start of the end-of-the-year holiday giving period. Unfortunately, this season of generosity also brings out online scammers ...
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Computing Has Gone Full Circle, and It’s Time to Go Back a Bit

Computing Has Gone Full Circle, and It’s Time to Go Back a Bit

My very first computer was a Cyber 70. I didn’t own it nor did I ever get within a few feet of it. It was a giant mainframe housed at ...
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Facebook Not Alone in Embrace of ‘Metaverse’

Facebook Not Alone in Embrace of ‘Metaverse’

As you've undoubtedly heard, Facebook has renamed itself Meta. Some people thought that was in response to the company's recent troubles, but a company the size of Facebook doesn't go ...
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Facebook Offers Tools to 'Slow Down' Toxic Conversations

Facebook Offers Tools to ‘Slow Down’ Toxic Conversations

Facebook has new tools to help moderate conversations and potential conflict within a group ...
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Tips for Preventing 'Ransomware' Attacks

Tips for Preventing ‘Ransomware’ Attacks

A ransomware attack can encrypt data or lock you completely out of your device. It can also be used as a form of blackmail or extortion if the hacker finds ...
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