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How to Bump Up Your Internet Speed

Your cable modem may be the cause of the slow connection

One of the biggest causes of slow Internet for cable broadband is an outdated cable…

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Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Is it time to finally upgrade to Windows 10? Here are the pros and cons

Most home users should take the plunge and upgrade to Windows 10; just be aware…

By Samara Lynn

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9 Salary-Boosting IT Certifications

IT pros should consider obtaining additional skills

Recently, employment site Dice.com and CIO.com featured a list of the IT tech certifications that…

By Samara Lynn

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Share Your Wi-Fi With Holiday Guests Without Killing Your Connection

Family and friends come together to share meals, memories---and Wi-Fi

Ways to optimize your Wi-Fi for holiday guests.

By Samara Lynn

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Traveling for the Holidays? Use Tech to Give Your Pet More Than a Kennel Stay

Tech innovations help alleviate worries over pets left behind when traveling

Arranging for pet care is a reality for many when traveling for the holidays. Here…

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Facebook App Sapping iPhone Batteries? Here’s What to Do

The Facebook iOS app is taxing iPhone batteries. Update now.

Do you feel as though your iPhone is burning though its battery life when you…

By Samara Lynn

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Study: Startups More Likely to Have Crazier Company Names

What exactly is an Etsy, anyway?

An interesting takeaway from the study: 75% of the companies founded prior to 2012 had…

By Samara Lynn

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With Tech, Work and Leisure Are Both 24/7 Activities

Technology offers great tools for work and play, but the two can get blurred with our always-connected devices.

In a survey conducted by ThinkingPhones, 60% respond to work-related emails outside of their standard…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConneXt Summit] Looking for an Investor? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper shares what makes him want to invest in millennial startups

Tim Draper knows what he’s looking for in an investment. If you’re a young tech…

By Alisa Gumbs

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#YesWeCode Will Recruit Minorities for New Tech Training Initiative in the South Bronx

Assembly member Michael Blake hopes to transform district by introducing more economic opportunities for jobless youth

#YesWeCode teamed up with Assembly member Michael Blake for New Faces of Tech, an event…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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3 Things Brands Need to Do Right Now or Risk Losing Leverage on Facebook

Updated news feed algorithm lets users control "What to See First”

Facebook’s updated news feed algorithm presents new branding opportunities.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Got an MBA? 5 Ways You Can (Still) Excel in a Tech Startup

Here are a few pieces of advice for those who want to make a mark…

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Google: Email Password Recovery Questions May Not Be Secure

Questions about your favorite food or first pet may be easily guessed by hackers

Email password recovery questions might not be secure enough to keep hackers out—but might be…

By Joel Lyons

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[STUDY] School Smartphone Bans Boost Students’ Test Scores

Low-achieving students raised scores 14.23% after smartphones were banned from the classroom

A new study conducted in the UK says keeping smartphones out of the classroom may…

By Joel Lyons

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Survey Reveals Parents’ Thoughts About Tech in Children’s Schools

Most parents favored use of tech in school, with many believing it was key to closing gap between rich and poor

Much discussion has been had about the use of technology in children’s education, but a…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Use Social Media

Many of the 53% that do plan to devote more time and dollars to their accounts

Nearly 1/2 of small businesses don’t actively use social media to promote their business. 25%…

By Joel Lyons

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The Case for Coding in School Curriculum

Advocates say computer science has a place in curriculum alongside math and English classes

Advocates call to add coding to school curriculum, stating computer science has a place in…

By Joel Lyons

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Twitter Debuts ‘Highlights’ Feature to Boost Engagement

The twice-daily updates of top tweets are now available on Twitter's Android app

Twitter adds highlights feature to Android apps.

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[Report] Global E-waste Topped 41 Billion Metric Tons in 2014

U.S. and China together pitched nearly one-third of all electronic waste

Earth Day’s 45th anniversary will be marked on Wed., April 22 Did you know global…

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Twitter Now Allows Direct Messages to People You Aren’t Following

The opt-in feature lets you communicate directly with those you don't follow

Twitter allows direct messages between people who don’t follow each other.

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Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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