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Tech Tip: Make This Password Different From Everything Else

If an e-commerce site you’ve registered at gets hacked, and you’ve used your email password to register, you can pretty much bet hackers are going to gain access to your in-box.

Viral News Makes for a Super-Simultaneous Monday

In this administration, we have been living in the age of the simultaneous, with everything of note and of little note raining down on us, it seems, all of the time.          

Tech Tip: Set Up Bank Alerts Now!

Many banks will send you an email alert whenever money is withdrawn from your account via check, debit card or transfer.

Tech Tip: Work Computers and Devices Are for One Thing Only

If you want to check your Hotmail account or Facebook page, do it during your lunch break and on your own personal device. More than 600,000 Facebook accounts are hacked every day.

After Brawl of a Debate, Dems Ponder

On Feb. 19, the crowd watching at the Woman's National Democratic Club was subdued, serious, intently listening. There were no exuberant reactions.

Tech Tip: Don’t Go on Public WiFi Until You Read This …

Whether it’s at the coffee shop, the hotel or the airport, the temptation to check email and surf the web is just too strong to resist.

Tech Tip: The Dangers of Dropbox (and Other File Sync Apps)

Over seven million (!) Dropbox accounts have been hacked, giving cybercriminals a path into company networks.

Tech Tip: What to Do Before You Go to Starbucks

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. So make sure you’re engaging your IT people to encrypt and back up your data.

2 Losses We Can Ill Afford: Lehrer and Wootten

This past week, we lost two men we recognize as part of the city’s history and daily life; we lost the coach and we lost the newsman.   

Kobe Bryant’s Journey, Cut Short

A restless imagination allowed him to write children’s books, create foundations and schools and support women’s basketball with the same exuberance that he showed on the court.