• Is Alexa Spying on You?

    Shelly Palmer  Some people believe that Alexa is listening all the time. This is true. Some people believe that Alexa records every word for posterity. This is false. Some people believe that having an Amazon Echo increases their risk of being hacked. This is also false. But, there’s more...
  • iOS 12 and More: Everything You Need to Know from Apple’s WWDC 2018

    Shelly Palmer  Monday marked the beginning of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2018). As per tradition, Apple kicked off the week with a two-plus hour press conference that highlighted a new version of iOS, a new version of macOS and more. Here’s what you need to know. iOS 12...
  • 5 Smart Ways to Protect Your Data On Social Media

    News & Experts The Facebook data breach opened a Pandora’s box of concerns for social media consumers. The company estimated that data firm Cambridge Analytica may have had information on about 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge. In testimony before the U.S. Senate, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised...
  • Agilidad monetaria: Ojo con las estafas telefónicas en temporada de impuestos

    BPT Si en alguna ocasión algún estafador elocuente ha intentado privarle de ese dinero que tanto esfuerzo le ha costado ganar, sepa que no está solo. Más aun, ese tipo de estafas suele predominar en la temporada de declaración de impuestos. Según una reciente Encuesta Harris, se estima que...
  • Hiring a Wedding Planner for Your Magical Day

    Pearl Yon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Weddings can be very expensive, so it’s understandable that couples want everything to go according to plan! Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy. Weddings have many moving parts: venues, officiants, caterers, cakes, DJs, dresses and tuxedos, limos, photographers and more. With all those...
  • Be Smart when Hiring a Contractor

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Summer can be a great time to start home improvement projects, but you may not be able to tackle them all on your own. Hiring a contractor may be helpful, but it’s important to do your research before you begin! In 2017,...
  • 5 Ways GDPR Will Change Your World

    Shelly Palmer On May 25, a new law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going into effect in the European Union. The law was created to protect EU citizens from potential abuses, like the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Though the timing may seem coincidental, this law has been...
  • Gig Economy’s Impacts Overestimated, Study Says

    Eric Galatas Public News Service DENVER – The nation is making progress toward full employment, according to recent data, but don’t rush to attribute that to the so-called gig economy. A new report from the Economic Policy Institute shows the impact of tech companies such as Uber is overrated. Lawrence Mishel,...
  • How Do You See the Future?

    Shelly Palmer  Tomorrow will be nothing like today. It may look and feel a lot like today – you’ll get up, have breakfast, exercise, go off to work, etc. But tomorrow will be nothing like today. Tomorrow there will be 600,000 new smartphone activations, 540,000 new computers sold, hundreds...