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What to Do if Your Email got Hacked News 

What to Do if Your Email got Hacked

If a scammer has swiped your password and is using your account to spew spam, take action and add measures to help stop it from happening again. Q.Could you please review best practices if one’s email is hacked? Is changing the password for that email sufficient? Is it necessary to change the email address (use a whole new email) for each site, like Amazon, that uses the hacked email as the user login? A. If you still have access to the compromised account, changing the password is one of many steps…

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Wi-Fi 6 explained: What you need to know about the next generation of wireless networking Technology 

Wi-Fi 6 explained: What you need to know about the next generation of wireless networking

Wi-Fi naming is getting a makeover — and it’s not a moment too soon. Until now, Wi-Fi standards have been an alphanumeric soup with designations like 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac. And if that wasn’t bad enough, the letters didn’t seem to “mean” anything. Is 11g faster than 11ac, just because it’s higher in the alphabet? Actually, no — it’s slower. That’s why the Wi-Fi Alliance, the industry consortium that manages wireless networking standards, is rebranding the different generations of Wi-Fi. The newest, fastest version of Wi-Fi will be 802.11ax, but you are…

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Hulu’s $5.99 plan is available now Entertainment 

Hulu’s $5.99 plan is available now

Good news, TV lovers! As promised back in January, US streaming service Hulu just dropped the price of its basic plan. Previously $7.99 per month, it’s now $5.99. That plan affords unlimited access to Hulu’s library of movies and TV shows, though if you want commercial-free viewing, you’ll have to add that option. As before, it raises the monthly rate to $11.99. And speaking of raises, the Hulu plan that includes live TV just went up, to $44.99 per month from the previous $39.99. What are your thoughts? Is $5.99 per month a good deal…

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What Happens When You Overpay Your Credit Card Bill? News 

What Happens When You Overpay Your Credit Card Bill?

If you’re working hard to pay off your credit card bill every month, the possibility that you’d overpay your bill might be laughable to you. But you’d be surprised by how easy it is to overpay – even if you’re barely squeaking by with your monthly payments. When you overpay your account, it’s called a “credit balance.” Read on to find out how it can happen and what you need to do to get your money back. How a Negative Balance Can Happen If you pay your bill in full…

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Best business card scanner apps for iPhone and iPad in 2019 Featured 

Best business card scanner apps for iPhone and iPad in 2019

Even though digital media reigns supreme for most things, business cards aren’t one of them. Whether you’re at a conference for networking and getting professional contacts, or looking to stay in contact a local store, business cards are still a thing, and they still make it easy for others to keep in touch with you. But what about keeping track of all of those cards you receive? The easiest way to organize your business cards is to scan them digitally and extract the contact info so you don’t need to…

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Beverage tax: Connecticut may be home to the first statewide beverage tax in the U.S. News 

Beverage tax: Connecticut may be home to the first statewide beverage tax in the U.S.

Beverage taxes are bubbling up from the local to the state level. Connecticut may become the first state in the country to tax sugar-sweetened beverages if Gov. Ned Lamont has his way. He’s proposed a 1.5-percent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks, which he expects will generate $163.1 million for the Nutmeg State in fiscal 2021, which begins the preceding July,  He says it will also help residents become healthier. Several municipalities across the U.S. have put similar taxes in place, including Seattle; Philadelphia; San Francisco; and Boulder, Colorado. Such taxes are not necessarily shoe-ins. The one…

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Here’s When 5G Will Rollout For Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T And Verizon Technology 

Here’s When 5G Will Rollout For Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T And Verizon

The 5G rollout in the United States is making good progress. Top carriers are aiming to provide super-fast telecom speeds with the fifth generation telecom technology. Although the pace of 5G’s network rollout will increase throughout 2019 and 2020, access to the service in all parts of America will take at least a year or two. There are four pan-nation carriers in the U.S –AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Each has its own individual plans in spreading the 5G network and technology to different cities in the U.S. Technology challenges behind the…

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Amazon: How to cancel Amazon Prime subscription and get a refund Technology 

Amazon: How to cancel Amazon Prime subscription and get a refund

Just like all other subscriptions offered by Amazon, you can cancel Prime membership any time you want. If you cancel it during your 30-day free trial, your credit card won’t be charged. What you should know is that you can get a free trial only once. Therefore, if you try to subscribe to Prime from the same account the next time, you won’t be eligible for a free trial, and your credit card will be charged immediately. Let’s start with the guide on how to end Prime membership. Later on,…

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Google looks to leave passwords behind for a billion Android devices News 

Google looks to leave passwords behind for a billion Android devices

Your Android passwords could one day go the way of the floppy disk. Google’s and the Fast Identity Online Alliance said Monday that Android is now FIDO2-certified, meaning its devices can use fingerprints and security keys for logging in to accounts instead of passwords. The certification was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The change will only affect devices running Android 7 and up, which accounts for half of all Android users. Nothing is needed for the billion Android devices to get the added security. It’ll be available…

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How to report a problem on Facebook Technology 

How to report a problem on Facebook

Although you may not want to add to the trauma of the moderation staff who spend their days monitoring the worst of Facebook, disturbing and inappropriate content gets posted to the social network each and every day, and the company’s automated software is woefully ill-equipped at finding it and even worse at properly evaluating it. So how do you as a user report a post, message, photo, or other item on Facebook that you believe should be pulled? Well, the first place to go is Facebook’s own page discussing how to report…

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