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Used technology will put your business in the street.  Some black people trade in and sell old cell phones as soon as the new ones hit the market. We all know somebody who loves the latest gadgets. And the market for used smartphones, laptops, and other electronic devices market is booming. People are  selling their...

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U.S. Government Personnel System Hacked

July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials confirmed Thursday that the Office of Personnel Management computer systems may have been hacked. The Office of Personnel Management essentially functions as the federal government’s human-resources agency. DHS officials told The Washington Post that the department’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center were alerted to a “potential intrusion” of the...

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Black Teens and Social Media

July 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Black teens and social media; are they different than white teens?  Research indicates that may be so. Teenagers love social media. Whether its Facebook, Instagram or any of the other social media sites black teen flock there to share their lives and interests with friends and family. But new study indicate that teenagers selection of social...

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Zeus Malware

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zeus Malware is the most notorious and successful malware ever to strike the banking industry. So successful that many other malware products have copied it. But lets keep this simple, Zeus malware on your computer can permit cyber criminals to clean you out! This website is dedicated to keeping black people safe online. And this...

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Watch Out For Card Skimmers

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Watch out for card skimmers. African Americans need to be on the look out for trouble no matter where they are. And using your credit or debit card is no different. Card skimmers are sneaky little devices that can hide on an ATM machine, gas pump or anywhere you use your card.  Krebs On Security...

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Who Pays Your Elected Official?

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Black voters want t know. A new website allows African-American voters to track, by industry, who is giving money to their elected representatives. The website named Contribution Explorer allows the voter to see what money is going to their elected representative. Although you will not be able to see what companies are giving the money...

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Facebook’s Dangerous Mind Games

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Did Facebook experiment on you?  Are the playing with your mind? According to reports Facebook conducted an experiment on over 600,000 of its users seemingly without their permission. ComputerWeekly.com reported that Facebook and Cornell University and the University of California conducted the experiment two years ago over a single week. The three together filtered users’ newsfeeds to...

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Breaking Smartphone Addiction

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Breaking smartphone addiction is a serious issue. There are several technology addictions that are becoming recognized by professional psychologist. Black people’s lives are being destroyed in much the same way cocaine or alcohol destroys lives. We just can’t stop doing it. Everyday African-Americans get fired from jobs because they can’t stay away from their cell...

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Antivirus Myth and Reality

July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Antivirus myth and reality means that anti-virus software alone won’t keep you safe and secure online. Computers are like babies; they like to be clean, safe and healthy. The truth of owning a computer is that it needs constant care and attention to keep it healthy. But if you think that a simple piece of...

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Online Reviews Trigger Lawsuits

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

African-Americans have a problem when we do not get the service we expect or paid for. And we speak out about  it, sometimes loudly. But we can speak a lot louder if we use the Internet. Posting online reviews of products or services on websites like Yelp and Angie’s List can be a powerful way to...

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