Find your family roots for free

People shell out major cash to find out more about their family’s ancestry. There’s a reason why it costs so much – it takes a lot of work to gather information that can date back decades or even centuries. If expensive subscription fees have deterred you from using online resources to fill in your family tree, there’s hope for you! ...

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Original Tech helps banks offer better loan applications

 Every year Americans apply for more than 250 million new financial products each year, but the majority of those applications are completed on paper or over the phone. A startup called Original Tech wants to change that, by providing white-label software to improve loan applications completed online. Read More

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Changing the security landscape for entrepreneurs

 Cloud computing and the IoT have given rise to seemingly intractable security exposure. The good news is that a new technological advance could unleash the full promise of cloud computing and put IoT on the verge of everyday use by U.S. intelligence agencies and in the private sector. Called “homomorphic encryption,” it allows data to be queried and analyzed without ...

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Simple tips and tricks for passing most any written test

Back in my school days I usually did quite well at taking tests. I guess I was blessed with that gift. Some people are just better at taking tests than others, and it really has little, if anything, to do with intelligence or preparation. I remember several major tests and exams on which I ended up receiving higher […] The post Simple tips ...

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How to clone a hard drive or SSD by simply pushing a button

I have written several posts that explain how to clone a hard drive or SSD, and every time I think I’ve found the simplest method possible I eventually discover an even easier way to do it. Well, I’ve found yet another way, and I honestly don’t think cloning a drive could be any simpler than […] The post How to ...

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