• January 24, 2017

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For Data Privacy, Set Your Sights On Visual Hackers

(NAPSI)—You’ve probably felt it when checking your e-mail or working in a public space: the leering eyes of strangers on your device screen.

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Friday 01/20/2017
The next big IT career: Data analytics turns big data into career opportunities
Updated: January 24, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Career opportunities in technology continue to expand exponentially: the computer and information technology field is expected to grow 12 percent, adding nearly half a million new jobs by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s Occupational Outlook Handbook. What’s more, the median wage for people in the field is nearly $50,000 higher than the median for all occupations.

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Food, Fuel, and Finance ... The 3Fs of Economics
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Nearly half of U.S. high school students say they do not know how to establish good credit and more than one-fourth believe they will be unprepared to manage their finances upon graduation. This is according to recent research that reveals a lack of financial literacy among American youth.

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Thursday 01/19/2017
6 easy, affordable smart home features that could help you sell your house faster
Updated: January 24, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Fresh paint on the walls, professional staging and an asking price that ends in 999 — when you’re selling your home, you’ll do whatever you can to help it stand out and sell faster. Because the National Association of Realtors is predicting modest growth for the 2017 real estate market, as a seller you want every edge you can get. And on the heels of the popular Consumer Electronics Show in January, perhaps that edge is a smarter home.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Americans have less tolerance for power outages in a digital world
Updated: January 20, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - A flash of lighting, a loud clap of thunder and BOOM! Suddenly everything goes dark and you know the power in your home is officially out.

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Thursday 01/05/2017
The 8 hottest new devices for 2017
Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - When it comes to the latest technology, you can never have too many options. And for tech lovers, there is nothing like the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which takes place Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas.

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Wednesday 01/04/2017
5 facts about radiation you never knew
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Radiation — it’s not something most people think about very often, and when they do, their thoughts usually turn to radiation's effects as they are portrayed in the movies. These being namely that exposure to radiation will either turn them into a hideous monster or a superhero.

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Tuesday 01/03/2017
How to Protect Your Data in a Connected World
Updated: January 03, 2017 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - The phrase 'six degrees of separation,' suggests that only a minuscule measurement is what divides one person from another. Today, the Internet of Things (IoT) has decreased those degrees dramatically, connecting us not only to each other, but to everything from our fitness trackers to our coffee makers.

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Friday 12/30/2016
Four real-life ways technology is transforming the present and the future
Updated: January 07, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Smartphones keep people constantly connected, smart cars can drive and park themselves, and smart buildings are designed to use less energy as they keep everyone occupying them comfy and productive. Of course you think you know how technology is revolutionizing everyday life. But do you really understand that tech now touches everything?

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Cove PD asking for help in armed robbery case
Posted: January 24, 2017

COPPERAS COVE — Police are asking for help identifying a man who orchestrated an armed robbery at the 7 Eleven at 2124 E. Business U.S. Highway 190 early Saturday morning.

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Oncor: Blown fuses, downed limbs caused power outage
Posted: January 24, 2017

Power has been restored after outages were reported in Killeen last weekend.

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