Month: May 2015

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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App of the Week -TripIt

May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer has arrived and people and families all over the country are getting ready for that much needed vacation. The process begins with planning and that is why TripIt is the App of the Week. A...

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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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App of the Week – Grocery Gadget

May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

You really don’t get busy until you have to manage a family. Many African-American families are trying to manage children, work, school activities and recreation activities. For two parents this is a major job. For...

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Cramming Costs Verizon and Sprint $158M

May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Verizon and Sprint are paying a dear price for the mystery charges to their customer’s phone bills. The two cell carriers will cough up a combined $158 million to settle investigations into the unauthorized charges...

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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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  United airlines no doubt has Sometimes the best intentions are only half the job. United Airlines launched a bug bounty to find holes in its computer systems. The idea is to get well meaning...

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App of the Week: Locavore

May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is no better combination than getting good healthy food, supporting local farmers and merchants and losing weight in the same app. That is why Locavore is the app of the week. But what is...

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