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Alexa Is Now Available on Windows 10

Alexa Is Now Available on Windows 10

There is no need to buy the Amazon Echo or any Amazon devices since Alexa can now be downloaded on a PC.  The first pitch for the Echo was made in 2011 by Amazon executive Dave Limp. It has become one of Amazon’s hot-sellers. One of the reasons for its success is the company’s drive to make its virtual […]

Email Phishing Alert: Requesting Updated Links for PayPal Account

Email Phishing Alert: Requesting Updated Links for PayPal Account

Most of the time the Gmail and Yahoo servers will identify malicious emails if similar ones were previously reported as phishing. However, if for some reason it does not, be aware of a scheme to rob users of their vital information for PayPal. On October 4, 2018, the fraudulent message in this writer’s email read: […]

AMBER Alert Guidelines and Wireless Emergency Notifications

AMBER Alert Guidelines and Wireless Emergency Notifications

When a child, 17 years of age or younger, is reported missing or abducted police and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) air an AMBER alert (AA), more commonly called America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response Plan. The  National Crime Information Center (NCIC) system issues pocket cards (available to print) with the following criteria must be met […]

The Marriage of Education and Technology

The Marriage of Education and Technology

The world evolves on a daily basis, and new technology continually changes the way people live their lives. One of the ways technology has had an impact on people’s lives is through education. Learning is something that everyone does from a young age, until the day one dies. As technology evolves, so too does education […]

Weeding Out the Online Trolls

Weeding Out the Online Trolls

Cornell University has recently conducted research with an A.I. they built to detect the early warning signs of disregarded civility and politeness. These signs are then flagged in an effort to showcase their toxicity. This is so others are less prone to follow the example set by those inclined to use slurs and expletives as […]

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