This Week’s Items of Interest
Here are a few items for your consideration.
“While there is a continuous stream of articles toting the amazing qualities of entrepreneurs, the secret traits of successful people and tricks for making it to the top, Scott Adams, the creator of award-winning comic series Dilbert, thinks it’s hogwash.” Read more..
“If you’re shackled by an unwieldy wireless plan that’s costing you an arm and a leg each month – FreedomPop is here to change all that. Unlimited voice, text, and 500MB of data on a 4G network is unheard of – but how can you make history if you don’t break boundaries?” Read more..
“The passwords and other details of 16 million email users in Germany have been stolen- the equivalent of almost a fifth of the German population being at risk.” Read more..
“The Target breach points out some facts of life on the Web: We’re all targets (pun intended) of cyber thieves.
Fortunately, there are steps we can take to protect ourselves. Here’s how to protect yourself from the next big breach.” Read more..
“Tweeting racist or otherwise libelous bile can land you in jail in the UK, but the victim, as ever, is not the target of the tweet but free speech.” Read more..
“If you want a PC running Windows 7, where do you look? Skip your local office superstore or big-box retailer and go where the business buyers go. In those channels, you’ll find that Windows 7 never went away. In fact, it’s not just alive, it’s thriving.” Read more..
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January 24, 2014 - Posted by techpaul | advice, cellular, computers, consumer electronics, Internet, Microsoft, mobile, News, privacy, security, shopping for, social networking, tech, Windows 7 | 100% Free Mobile Phone Service, 4g, cellular, dilbert, free speech, tweets, twitter
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