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How Facebook collects data on Android phones

Facebook recently made headlines because of a private data controversy involving UK consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. While that scandal continues to emerge, Facebook is facing another privacy issue concerning Android users’ call logs and text data being collected for years. How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting […]

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Windows Server gets a big upgrade

Despite measurable impacts on the bottom line, most business owners don’t get excited about the release of server software. Microsoft is doing its best to change that with Windows Server 2019, a brand new operating system that includes an impressive list of features. It’s a great all-around solution, but it’s especially exciting for businesses interested […]

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Evaluating the total cost of VoIP systems

When investing in new technology, cost is always a deciding factor, especially for VoIP phone systems. No matter what features or services it’s bundled with, there’s no point in investing in a phone system that easily puts you over budget. That’s why it’s important to evaluate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of VoIP systems. […]

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Microsoft Teams gets new features

Every business now needs a workplace chat platform to foster internal communication, and Teams is Microsoft’s answer to this demand. To improve convenience and user experience, Microsoft has just announced new features that will be added to Microsoft Teams. Cortana Integration One new feature that Microsoft will bring to Teams is Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant. […]

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Secure PHI with tech defenses

News regarding hospital data breaches that disclose thousands of medical records emerge at a distressing rate, yet these attacks shouldn’t really come as a surprise. All this valuable data will cost a hefty price on the black market, which makes them great incentives for cybercriminals. Counter this by arming your team with the best systems […]

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Expect better accessibility in Windows 10

If you feel like Windows 10 should improve its accessibility features, you’re in luck. Microsoft is introducing major upgrades on its OS’s display and audio features with significant tweaks on its Ease of Access, Narrator, and related settings. Better Ease of Access settings Some users rarely tinker with their computer’s accessibility settings because they’re difficult […]

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Phishing hits businesses at tax time

Phishing schemes abound every season, and tax season is no exception. It’s an important time of year in the corporate world and cybercriminals are looking to take advantage of it, which is why your business must ensure that your confidential data is kept under lock and key. Phishing baits to watch out for Phishing attacks […]

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iOS 11 controls to protect your data

Gathering data such as user location is crucial for companies like Apple to provide personalized experiences through their mobile apps. Understandably, many users are not happy about this minor invasion of privacy, so here’s a guide for how to set privacy controls on your iOS 11 device. Location Services controls Apple and other third-party apps […]

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Does private browsing secure your data?

If you’re getting targeted with surprisingly relevant ads, there’s a chance your internet activity is being tracked and analyzed by market researchers. While this doesn’t bother most people, private browsing mode can offer you some protection against online marketers and would-be data thieves. What is private browsing? Your web browser — whether it be Chrome, […]

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Top 4 reasons for lagging mobile internet

Fed up with your phone because of its slow internet speed? Before you rush off to the nearest electronic store to purchase a new one, take a look at these four reasons why your phone’s internet is slow. Router location One simple yet overlooked reason why your WiFi-connected phone may be experiencing internet lag is […]

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