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FYI Older Versions Of Skype May Stop Working Soon

Over the past couple of years, the Skype team at Microsoft has been “transitioning Skype from peer-to-peer to a modern, mobile-friendly cloud architecture”. These changes have added a number of new features and improvements.

Hoax Alert – Facebook Will Cost Money

One of the regular hoaxes, that seems to have a life of its own, involves Facebook charging users a service fee for its services. There are 1000s (seriously) of variations, but overall the hoax says that unless you share, or send the following post to

Facebook Is Coming After You (Sarcasm Alert)

Not sure if you heard the latest Warning about Facebook. Facebook is coming after you (warning sarcasm alert ahead). If you didn’t know what Facebook has planned, read this……. That’s right, you can expect a run on Aluminum Foil the next time you go shopping.

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.

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