3 great “back to school” laptops for students

Well, it’s August, and that means schools all around the country are starting back up for their fall classes. In fact, several of the school systems in my area have already welcomed their students back into the classroom! The start of a new school year always means shopping for items like notebooks, pencils and such, but […] The post 3 great ...

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Guess what? It’s NOT illegal to spoof someone else’s phone number.

Have you been receiving calls and/or voice messages from what appear to be local phone numbers, but you suspect the callers are actually located from outside the local area? Or perhaps you’ve received calls from the numbers of local businesses or even people you know personally, only to discover that it’s someone else entirely? Calling […] The post Guess what? ...

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Independent inquiry called for in FCC’s secretive cyberattack claims

 The FCC’s claim that its commenting system was attacked on the night of May 7 has been the subject of considerable controversy, but not because of the attack itself. The agency has been so reluctant to release any substantive details about the attack or the countermeasures it has taken since that Congress is calling for an independent investigation (PDF) by ...

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Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

 Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has called for the implementation of a framework to govern how the internet’s gatekeepers deal with cases like The Daily Stormer. This comes after a number of tech companies have revoked support for the neo-Nazi website for its close association with the violent far-right demonstrations in Charlottesville. Seven-year-old Cloudfare took the step of cutting… Read More

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The Best Healthcare System In The World Is About To Change

Next year will mark the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom, deemed the best healthcare system in the world by Commonwealth Fund. Its revered status is justified; the NHS provides consistent, high-quality care for families when they need it most. But these are complex and challenging times for UK’s most trusted and respected social institution. The five-year forward view, published ...

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