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How to help Puerto Rico after deadly earthquake

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn, killing one man, injuring at least eight other people and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. The quake was followed by a series of strong aftershocks, part of a 10-day... Read More

Raising Awareness About Sex Trafficking and Child Abuse

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month and January 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  It’s never too early to have meaningful dialogues with your children and teens about the issue of child abuse and sex traffic... Read More

7 Things to Tell the Teacher About Your Child

What can you tell a teacher that will help him do his job better? You might be surprised. While your child’s teacher is the expert in education, no one knows more about your child than you do. It’s just as important for parents to tell teachers... Read More

7 inarguable signs your job security is at risk

At first, you assure yourself you’re being paranoid, but eventually, the clues start to add up. There are many reasons why you may find your job security at risk, and not all of them have to do with you being a ‘bad’ employee. Sometimes... Read More

Netflix’s The Witcher Commands Audiences In First Week

Netflix’s fantasy drama The Witcher is beating even Baby Yoda as a breakout hit in its first week of release, surpassing Disney+ pacesetter The Mandalorian in terms of audience interest worldwide among streaming... Read More

What is a snow squall?

Cell phones across the city lit up Wednesday afternoon with National Weather Service alerts of snow squalls moving through the Tri-State area. Snow squalls are brief but powerful blasts of powder, often swept by “strong gusty... Read More

Tips to prevent porch pirate thefts

The holiday shopping season is here, which means you’re probably buying a lot of gifts online! Statistics show that package thefts across the country have increased in recent years. C+R Research shows that 36% of Americans have had a... Read More

Is Your Child Oversharing on Social Media

Kids share a lot on social media. Your child might use Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, or another platform you haven’t even heard of. But how do you know when your child is sharing too much, or oversharing? Hear from teen psychiatrist Jodi... Read More

Are you ready to migrate from Skype to Microsoft Teams?

There is a major shift coming for companies currently using Skype for Business – ready or not, Microsoft Teams is taking over. By July 2021, Skype for Business will reach its end of life, and Microsoft is encouraging users to migrate to Teams as... Read More

5 memories to celebrate Google Classroom’s 5th birthday

Five years ago, the world watched feats of human strength and spirit at the Olympics in Socci and the World Cup in Rio. A robot made the first-ever landing on a comet. Citizens of the internet dumped buckets of ice on their heads to raise awareness... Read More

Are The Effects Of Cord-Cutting Slightly Exaggerated?

The rate of cord-cutting in the US has been exaggerated, according to a report by VAB. In the survey, ‘A Culture of Extremes: Exposing the Myths About Video Viewing Behavior’, VAB argued that pay-TV remains the leading video distribution... Read More

DeepFakes and the Quality of Online Information

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is an internationally-recognized campaign first launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004.  With so much information floating... Read More

Don’t borrow a stranger’s iPhone cable

Bad news: A hacker has created a rogue Lightning cable that lets bad guys take over your computer. Worse news: Now it’s being mass-produced. Read in Fast Company: https://apple.news/AhR2QuuSHSiO_8AessLPAFg ... Read More

Protecting Yourself in the ‘Words with Friends’ Data Breach

Zynga, who makes Words With Friends, FarmVille and other addictive online games, released a statement saying they had been hacked and user data was taken. Keep reading for everything you need to know. According to the statement, the... Read More

Is Your Mac Able To Support Catalina?

This week, macOS Catalina started its rollout. The update for the macOS 10.15 will be found in the Mac App Store and under Software Update in System Preferences. It’s a good idea to complete a backup as well, just in case, and Time Machine... Read More

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