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A Bad Week For Amazon and Jeff Bezos

A Bad Week For Amazon and Jeff Bezos

So everybody knows Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is heading for divorce. He's one of the greatest IT support legends of all-time. But public divorce alone is bad enough. Then add these next two events. It adds up to a bad week for Amazon and Jeff Bezos the IT service billionaire. So Bezos accused AMI, a media company that owns the National Enquirer, of blackmail. I had no idea National Enquirer still existed. But on to the story...Bezos said [...]

Are Smart Devices Too Smart?

Are Smart Devices Too Smart? Some Say Yes.

So I'm still thinking about that SimpliSafe Super Bowl 53 commercial. You know, the one that scares us to death, then says our only hope is more surveillance IT service. Then I read an article that asks a good question. Are smart devices too smart? So did you know there is a smart garden? We can thank NASA's technology for this. It pretty much grows your vegetables, fruits and flowers for you, and you have to do very little work. [...]

UK Government Supports Driverless Cars

UK Government Supports Driverless Cars

So we all know one of the next big thins in IT service is the driverless car. In America, IT support corporations and tech billionaires are working on it. But what about world government? Well, the UK government supports driverless cars. So they will back up trials of these cars...cars that won't have human drivers. They will also use these driverless car tests to study tech's evolution. However, their goal is to have such cars on the road in public [...]

Teenager Finds Apple Bug

Teenager Finds Apple Bug: Will Apple Treat Him Right?

So someone found a privacy flaw in Apple's system. Because on Apple's Face Time app, this flaw lets others here other people's iPhone. Furthermore, these 'others' could be people who never called you, total strangers. But the young man who found the flaw isn't an Apple executive, or employee. It's a 14-year-old boy. Teenager finds Apple bug: Will Apple treat him right? The teenager's name is Grant Thompson. Not only did he find the privacy flaw, but he found it [...]

Tech Super Bowl 53 Commercials

Tech Super Bowl 53 Commercials: What’s Your Favorite

So we celebrated another Super Bowl last night. Since our computer repair headquarters are in Boston, then you know we really celebrated (Go Patriots!). But what about the commercials? I read an article that graded them. I have mixed feelings, but here are Super Bowl tech Super Bowl 53 commercials. First, there was's Microsoft's 'We All Win' ad. I talked about it a few days ago. To me, this was by far the best commercial of the night (hey, who [...]

Does Laying Off Facebook Make Us Happier?

Does Laying Off Facebook Make Us Happier?

So in January, some people took the Dry January challenge. People agreed to quit alcohol for one month for various reasons. But what does this have to do with IT support and tech? Because maybe we should do a Facebook-free February challenge. Does laying off Facebook make us happier? So they did researches at Stamford and New York Universities. They took nearly 2,500 Facebook users who used the social media site at least four hours a day. Then these users [...]

Microsoft's Super Bowl Ad

Microsoft’s Super Bowl Ad: Who’s Cutting Onions In Here?

So back in the day, we waited until the Super Bowl to watch Super Bowl ads. But social media changes that. Because now, we can see the whole commercial before the intended debut. However, one gets to me. Microsoft's Super Bowl ad: Who's cutting onions in here? So in this one, Microsoft promotes their Xbox Adaptive Controller (no, this link is NOT the Super Bowl commercial). But they're not using celebrities for this one. The stars of this commercial are children [...]

China Criticizes Big Tech Over Taiwan

China Criticizes Big Tech Over Taiwan

So many of you know of increasing tensions between China and Taiwan. If not, then here is a link to explain it all. But it's not just Taiwan who is on China's hate list. China criticizes big tech over Taiwan. So China is angry at IT support's biggest names (Apple, Amazon, etc.) simply for 'incorrectly' referring to Taiwan and Hong Kong. The beef comes from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences or CASS. You see, China claims both Taiwan and Hong [...]

Word Press Plugin Leaks Access Tokens

Security Alert: Word Press Plugin Leaks Access Tokens

So WordPress, the popular blogging forum, has a plugin. A plugin is something you can add to any IT support system to make it better. But one plugin suffers a severe setback. This is a security alert: Word Press plugin leaks access tokens. So the name of the plugin is Social Network Tabs. Like most websites nowadays, they use access tokens. Access tokens securely holds your login and password info to your and only your device. This is good for [...]

Facebook Releases Political Ad Checks

Facebook Releases Political Ad Checks

So since 2016, Facebook keeps getting in hot water over 'fake news'. In fact, it's been one scandal after another. Is this why Facebook releases political ad checks? Facebook launches 'election security'. This means they'll check on political advertisements to see if they came from the campaign, or a 'fake news' source. They'll do this in several nations. So they'll include Nigeria, Ukraine, and throughout the European Union. They're doing this because in 2019, critical elections are coming up. They're [...]

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