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I was watching the news this morning and talking with Matthew about what is going on with FB. I just can’t understand why people are upset. I had always just assumed FB is just like Google, that they collect data and sell that data to companies so that ads can be delivered based on my likes and dislikes as well as many other things….

Keep in mind that like Gmail or any other non-paid service that is on the web… Facebook is free, you don’t pay to talk to friends and family or ...

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Gravitys Edge will be closed for a family vacation starting March 26th we will be returning to normal business hours April 12th. Thank you!

You shouldn't have to do this. You shouldn't have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which you've entrusted your personal information are making reasonable, legal efforts to protect it. But Facebook has allowed third parties to violate user...
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Where do you get your computer repaired? Privacy should always be a concern and upheld. This story is sketchy, to say the least.

A freedom of information request revealed that the FBI used the Best Buy division's repair staff to flag illegal content.
zdnet.com

I have had a lot of people ask me about this and so I found this article that goes over all the details. I hope this helps!

https://www.sciencealert.com/does-it-matter-if-you-pull-a-u…

We've all been guilty of ripping our USB Drive out of our computers instead of ejecting them properly, only to receive the judgemental pop up telling us we really shouldn't have done that.
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If you have purchased a bower bank from Amazon you should check this out.

Amazon, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission, has issued a recall of a dozen models of its AmazonBasics power banks. Those with the units are advised to unplug them.
neowin.net

There are a ton of different memory card types out there! What one do you need? This is a good article that goes over every type and what you need to know.

Decode the jumble of letters and numbers on the face of all those memory cards.
popsci.com

Comcast subscribers might be surprised to find out their cable modem is being used as a public Wi-Fi hotspot. This could affect your own wifi network speed and range.

Opt-out and ditch the service that you are giving away for free. Anyone can get free access to your Xfinity hotspot and do anything online that they want, reflecting your public IP address.

Read about this to get more details and how to disable it now.

Comcast subscribers might be surprised to find out their cable modem is being used as a public Wi-Fi hotspot. If you want to turn this off, you'll have to head to your account settings to opt-out.
lifehacker.com

Comcast is down and this is effecting phones and internet. If you need to reach us please call our cell. 434-270-9126. Internet and phones are expected to be back up as soon as they repair the fiber line. Estimates have been pushed out until tomorrow the 7th of March. Thank you!

The latest push by Congress to prohibit foreign-made products due to intelligence concerns.

U.S. intelligence agencies issued a stern warning to Americans: Do not buy smartphones made by Chinese tech companies Huawei or ZTE.
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Windows App Preview Program.

As was spotted in a build last week, Microsoft has formally announced the Windows App Preview Program, allowing Insiders to sign up for previews of individual Windows 10 applications.
neowin.net

Google Images is about to change.

In a bid to combat image piracy and allay concerns of publishers, the search giant has removed the button allowing you to conveniently open just the image in question in a separate tab.
neowin.net

Looking to get your hands on an 8K camera that can shoot 60fps. The future is coming soon!

Panasonic has developed a new technology which realizes 8K high-resolution, 60fps framerate, 450k high-saturation electrons and global shutter imaging with sensitivity modulation function simultaneously, using a CMOS image sensor with an organic photoconductive film (OPF).
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Developers of malicious extensions are testing new session-replay technique to record and replay victims' online sessions.
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Yesterday, Microsoft kicked off its latest Bug Bash, allowing Insiders to complete Quests in the Feedback Hub to find various issues. One of the Quests cites the Spring Creators Update.
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Check your system today!

A new app gives you a simple overview of your system's vulnerability status, as well as what kind of performance hit the patches might be having.
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