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Smartphones have enormous power. They take pictures, record video and sound, retrieve your email, even make phone calls and act as GPS devices. They can entertain you and deliver the latest news and weather. They...

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Driving is a complex task that requires your undivided attention. You might be focused on the task but what about other drivers? Accidents related to distracted driving are on the rise and the almighty cell...

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Smartphone Apps and Your Mental Health

May 26, 2015 | 1 Comments

You’d be hard pressed to find a black person who does not own a smartphone. The devices are as common as shoes and basically a handheld computer. We can’t seem to live without these devices....

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In what has become almost common for racist Americans President Obama has come under attack on his new Twitter account. The president was bombarded by racist and threatening tweets in the first days of his...

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According to a Wall Street Journal report Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced Wednesday it had suffered a major data breach…last June!  The data breach was announced Wednesday, following cyber security firm FireEye completed review...

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Researcher Hacks United Airlines Flight

May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Would you feel safe if you knew that it’s possible to take control of an airliner with laptop computer or maybe just a smartphone app? That maybe exactly what has happened. According to reports a...

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IdentityTheft.gov Website Introduced

May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Identity theft is a real bitch! Once its stolen you realize how fragile and vulnerable your life is. While black people do not suffer identity theft at the same rate as white Americans we suffer...

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It seems the cops don’t need a warrant to know where you are. A federal appeals court handed down a ruling on Tuesday declaring that the public has no reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes...

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Black Consumers; Is Cash a Safer Option?

May 11, 2015 | 1 Comments

Is it time to go back to cash? In this age of technology and electronic payments the value of money has not changed. However the vulnerability of money has increased exponentially. I say it all...

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