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New Research Shows Dog Years Don’t Actually Equal 7 Human Years

New research shows dog years does not actually equal seven years. Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that dogs and humans do not age at similar rates.
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Harvard Creates Color-Coded Real-Time COVID-19 Map

Harvard University has released a new interactive map with live time data intended to help the public and policymakers assess the threat or risk level of COVID-19 in their communities.
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Internet Service Providers Offer Help For Those Wokring/Learning From Home

With the potential of millions of people having to work from home and students being taught via the Internet, many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are pledging to raise broadband speeds, suspend data caps, and generally make life easier for all
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Apple May Be Forced To Switch Phone Chargers to USB-C Port

Not too long ago, Apple changed the charging cable for its mobile devices to the discontent of its customers. Well it appears that Apple may have to change its charging cables again. Apple changed to its current lightening cable from the 30-pin connector in 2012, making many charging devices...
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How To See If You Are Entitled To Be Compensated For Equifax Data Breech

One of the largest personal data leaks in history happened in 2017 when Equifax announced that personal data of more than 150 million people had been breached by cybercriminals. That's about 56% of Americans! Last week the consumer credit reporting agency agreed to pay $700 million in damages to...
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Is DEET Safe?

With the return of the hot weather, our nemesis the mosquito will once again be out in full force. For many years researchers and experts have said the truly effective way to prevent bites from mosquitos and many other pests is from using an insect repellent that contains DEET. Although experts...
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Encryption Has Made Public Wi-Fi Connections Safer But Not Risk-Free

The siren's call of free Wi-Fi has long been enticing to an Internet connected world but much like their story in Greek mythology, public Wi-Fi can be dangerous with venerable computer connections easy targets for hackers. It is why security experts have long warned people to avoid unsecured Wi-Fi...
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Make Money For Selling Your Own Online Usage Data

Facebook, Google and a slew of web sites have been profiting off of selling your personal data. While some see this as an invasion of privacy, many are not too concern, at least not enough to ditch online platforms. But why should these companies make a dollar off of your info when you can sell it...
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Alexa Offering Assistance With The Midterm Elections

This Tuesday we will do our civic duty in voting in th midterm election. Amazon's Alexa has civics on its mind too as programmers have incorporated knowledge of election data, including where to vote, real-time results, and even explanations of ballot measures into the artificial intelligence...
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You Should Wipe Clean Your Home Smart Gadgets Before Selling Or Giving Away

From time to time you find the need to upgrade your smart technology. Perhaps it's time to trade in your Amazon Echo for the new Echo speakers or you just aren't a fan of Google Home. The good news is all of this technology can be re-sold, and in the case of Amazon Echoes trade older models for...
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