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  • Netflix announces release date of season 3 for "Orange is the new black"
    Netflix announces release date of season 3 for "Orange is the new black"
    Earlier this week the video stream service Netflix announced the starting dates for their spring season. On top of the list of returning shows is the award winning comedy-drama Orange is the new black. The series will begin its third season on...
  • Why Hotels Check your ID
    Why Hotels Check your ID
    I know someone who tried to make a hotel reservation over the phone. She goes by the name “Kelcie,” but her birth name is Frances. She hates her birth name. When making the reservation she used the name Kelcie, which is what’s on...
  • File encryption alert displayed by CryptoWall 3.0
    CryptoWall 3.0 - the alarming comeback of infamous ransomware
    Computer infections known as ransomware are designed to hit users below the belt, figuratively speaking. The sucker punch gets inflicted through encrypting the victim’s personal files such as documents, presentations, photos, videos and the...
  • Sad Scary State of Bank Security
    Sad Scary State of Bank Security
    Who needs guns, threatening notes to rob a bank when you can do it with just your fingertips inside your home?A hacking ring in the eastern portion of Europe may be the most successful team of bank robbers to date, having purportedly robbed $1...
  • New ways that realtors and homebuyers streamline credit approval
    New ways that realtors and homebuyers streamline credit approval
    Most consumers in the market to buy a new home can agree that purchasing a house can be an exciting yet dauntingly nerve-wracking process, especially when it comes to ensuring the buyers are approved for a mortgage loan. With the housing bubble...
  • American travel to Cuba
    American travel to Cuba
    It’s been a long time coming for many U.S. citizens. Though the Cuban embargo has been making it particularly difficult (ok, practically impossible) for Americans to step foot on Cuban soil since 1963, avid globetrotters have been chomping...
  • What is Catphishing?
    What is Catphishing?
    What is catphishing? It certainly isn’t Garfield lazily sitting in a canoe holding a fishing rod. Catphishing is when a fraudster fabricates an identity and tricks someone via cyber communication into a phony emotional or romantic...
  • NuGuard KX for the iPhone 6 Plus
    Another Five Stars for the NuGuard KX - For iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus
    If you’re looking for an iPhone case that provides superior protection without being bulky, NewerTech’s NuGuard KX deserves a closer look.The latest additions to this impressive line of protective cases for Apple devices and more...
  • Epic Journey - #MakeItEpic
    Making it an epic journey by day and night
    I was recently asked to test the newest Schick Hydro® products as part of a sponsored post for the Socialstars campaign, #MakeItEpic. What better time to test these products than during a winter getaway to Vail, Colorado; a place where I like...
  • EdcampDetroit 2015
    Annual Edcamp Detroit 2015 set for May 9th
    This is the most “uncoference” any academicians would likely ever attend. Edcamp 2015 promises shoulder-to-shoulder networking opportunities as teachers, curriculum developers, administrators, and staff from a wide variety of...
  • Are you doing all you can to prevent childhood tooth decay?
    Are you doing all you can to prevent cavities?
    It’s important to teach your children proper dental hygiene, but so many parents just don’t know where to start. Many children have untreated dental issues, and even children who have dental coverage don’t get the dental care...
  • Comcast's corporate  headquarters in Philadelphia
    The net neutrality fight and Comcast's power to control the Internet
    The Federal Communications Commission has voted to regulate the Internet like a utility, and impose strict regulations on Internet service providers.Now that the FCC net neutrality vote is over, and Internet activists claim victory, the attention...
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak praises FCC net neutrality vote
    Internet activists claim net neutrality victory as fight continues
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility.By a vote of 3 to 2, the FCC Commissioners adopted the basic concept of net neutrality that that prohibits Internet service...
  • Coursera
    Do You Want to Study Abroad For Free? Check out Coursera
    Keep an eye on Coursera.Coursera, an online education platform, has the potential to revolutionize higher education, and more importantly, knock down the financial and logistical barriers that limit access to top tier institutions.The Top 5...
  • Mobile Apps Failing Security Tests
    Mobile Apps Failing Security Tests
    It’s been said that there are over a million different apps for the smartphone. Well, however many may exist, know that not all of them are passing security tests with flying colors.You may already be a user of at least several of the 25...