Category Archives: News

Apple iPhone – 10th Anniversary Jan 9,2007

On a stage in San Fransisco, California, on January 9th, 2007, Apple’s Chief Executive Steve Jobs told the audience that was in attendance, “Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes the world,” he said. “Today Apple is going to reinvent

Hoax Alert – John Amos Is NOT Dead

In 2016, we had a large number of celebrity deaths, from Prince to Princess Leia (Carrie fisher). For some reason, a website has decided to post a hoax celebrity death to start 2017. That hoax has now started making the rounds on Facebook. The hoax

Facebook Is Introducing Group Video Chat in Messenger

Seems Facebook is releasing an update to the Messenger App to allow for Group Video Chats in Facebook Messenger.  According to a post in the Facebook Newsroom, the Group Video Chat will be “super easy to use”, and will allow up to 6 people

Yahoo Announces New Hack – Over 1 Billion Affected

Yahoo has just posted information concerning a newly found breach of its systems. This hack of Yahoo systems appears to be unrelated to a previous announced breach in September 2016.  This time the Yahoo breach is reportedly affecting an astronomical 1 Billion (yes that is a B in

Quest Diagnostics Reports It Was Hacked

According to a News Release by Quest Diagnostics, it appears they have suffered from being hacked. The news release states that on November 26, 2016, via a third party app that approximately 34,000 individuals have had Name, Date of Birth, lab results, and (in some cases) phone numbers compromised. The

Netflix Adds Downloading Feature

As posted a short time ago on the Netflix Media Center page, as of now Netflix subscribers can download movies and series from Netflix to watch offline.

Alert: Credit Card Breach @ Madison Square Garden Company

According to a notice released today by The Madison Square Garden Company, they have suffered a data breach on the on site credit card processing. Per MSG, if you visited the following locations Madison Square Garden Radio City Music Hall The Beacon Theatre The Chicago

Office Depot Caught Deceiving Customers (via KIRO 7 Seattle)

In an interview with local Seattle TV station KIRO 7, an Office Depot employee has spoken out about unnecessary computer fixes that customers who brought computers in to Office Depot were tricked into paying. According to the employee interviewed by KIRO, “If they actually did

US DOT Bans Note 7s on Planes

In an emergency order, that was just issued, and goes into effect tomorrow Oct 15th @ 12p (ET), the US Department of Transportation has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from all airplanes going to/from the US, or traveling within the US. In the

Updated: Yahoo Breach Announcement Confirmed 

Updated 9/22/16 @ 3:15 pm (EDT). Yahoo has now confirmed that it was breach, by what it calls “a state sponsored actor” in 2014. The hack according to Yahoo affects at least 500 million accounts (and to that can we all say DAMM!). Per Yahoo,