Net Neutrality War Rages On!

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On April 23rd of 2018 net neutrality will die. The FCC ruling will take affect and the Internet as we know it will change dramatically. There is a lot that could happen between now and then so the war against the ruling rages on. Lies were told. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is investigating...

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Tech Addiction is Real!

February 10, 2018 | 1 Comments

We have a problem. We are addicted to our technology. Its that feeling you get when you can’t find your cellphone? Or you can’t get your computer or tablet to connect to the Internet? Or when you have not checked your Facebook page in a few hours or days? Tech addiction is real! Black parents...

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Celebrity Cyber Report – 50 Cent, Drake

February 7, 2018 | 2 Comments

50 Cent How would you like to find $8 million dollars you didn’t know you had? Rapper 50Cent did just that. The rapper and actor recently learned that he was sitting on a stack of 700 bitcoins. 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, forgot he had accepted the bitcoins from some fans as...

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Blockchain – Breaking It Down

February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The hottest word in technology is blockchain. Whether you have heard of  it or not you will be affected by it, now or in the future. But what is it?  How will it change things? What is Blockchain? A block is a record or log of new transactions. This log can track things like the...

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Congress, the Courts and Net Neutrality

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The war for net neutrality has moved to the halls of Congress and the courtroom. Attorneys generals from 21 states and the District of Columbia have filed suit to overturn the FCC‘s new rules on net neutrality. But the battle is not just the states against the FCC. Technology companies and public interest groups have...

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Kenneth Chenault Joins Facebook

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault has joined Facebook as its first African-American Board member. Chenault will officially join Facebook on February 5th after 16 years as AmEx CEO.  Chenault, described by the Wall Street Journal as “one of the country’s most prominent African-American corporate leaders,” will become the first non-white member of Facebook’s board of...

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Mo’Nique Comedienne and actress Mo’Nique has called for a boycott against Netflix. According to the Oscar winning actress the streaming television service is guilty of gender and race-based pay inequities. Mo’Nique said she was offered $500,000 for a comedy special where white comedienne Amy Schumer was offered $11 million. Black comedian Dave Chappelle received $20 million for...

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JayZ! What’s Up With Tidal?

January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tidal, JayZ’s music streaming service, is still going through some changes. Some say its going out of business. Others say it’s on solid ground and growing. It’s all about who you believe. But any way you look at it, things are happening. The most recent announcement from Tidal is that it is launching apps for...

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You Need a Password Manager…Don’t You?

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Passwords are a pain! Trying to remember them all is a real job. Especially if it is a good strong password that looks like this, “Kjj87%vB33*#d!B7007Xw44@3.” Who the hell is gonna remember that?! Now multiply that by how many different websites you access? Passwords are the key to using the Internet securely. Most people have...

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Regardless of what computer you own, Apple or Windows, Spectre and Meltdown security flaws affect you. Security researchers recently revealed the details of these two microprocessor security flaws. Chips made by Intel, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and others are in billions of devices making them sitting ducks for hackers. Devices with these chips include phones, tablets, PCs, and computer...

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