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New way to check for "Fake News"

Fake news is one of the scourges of our increasingly connected world. With billions having instant access to social media sites and the web, misinformation can spread quicker than ever. Now, another tech giant is joining the fray and it is introducing its own tool for fighting fake news and misleading websites.

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Equifax Breach – These scams are spreading now

If you’ve had a credit report, and most likely you have, you’ve probably been impacted by the Equifax data breach. Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, along with drivers license and credit card numbers were exposed. Now, matters are getting worse as new scams are piggybacking on the breach and spreading like wildfire.

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Ransomware hack targeting 2 million an hour

Watch out! A new ransomware attack has been detected and it’s spreading quickly around the world with a rate of 2 million attacks per hour. According to an analysis from Barracuda Networks, the massive attack is launching around 8,000 different versions of the virus script. The attacks seem to have originated in Vietnam, but some…

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Constellation Energy’s “Dimes to Dollars” Webinar Provides Energy Conservation Tips for SMB’s

From changing the light bulbs you use to choosing tools to help you win the thermostat wars in the office and more, there’s a wide range of options when trying to keep energy costs low for your business. That’s why Constellation Energy and Small Business Trends have teamed up to bring you this webinar, “Dimes to Dollars: Use Apps, Conserve ...

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Find your suitcase with these smart luggage tags

Of all the potential pitfalls of travel, lost luggage is still one of the biggest fears. The good news is that baggage handling is improving, but airlines still mishandled 5.73 bags per one thousand passengers last year alone! Don’t take the chance of losing your possessions. These gadgets can help you keep track of them!

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Shoppers Plan to Spend 25 Percent More at Small Businesses Next Year, New Study Finds

More than a quarter of U.S. consumers say that they’re likely to shop at small businesses more often in 2018 than they did in 2017, according to a recent survey from Vistaprint (NASDAQ:CMPR). Consumer Shopping Trends for 2018 The survey results, which the company released today, offer several takeaways that should have small business owners feeling optimistic about the future. In ...

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10 Weird Franchises to Stand Out From The Crowd

Everyone knows the names of some of the bigger franchises like Burger King and McDonald’s. However, there are lots of other weird franchise ideas if you’re looking to stand out from the crowd. Here’s 10 examples. Weird Franchises to Consider Cereality This weird franchise caters to those busy always on the go people everyone knows and most of us have ...

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Back to School eCommerce Sales Jump 3 Percent Over 2016

Back-to-school sales come before the big holiday season, and it is an indicator of how consumers will shop when Black Friday finally rolls around. The back-to-school ecommerce sales data released by NetElixir reports a 3 percent increase over the previous year, but a much better number in mobile orders and revenue. A Surge in Mobile Ecommerce Growth The 3 percent ...

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