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How to Protect Yourself from Being a Victim of a Scam on Social Media

Now that social media has become one of the most popular ways for interpersonal communication online, scam artists have taken advantage of this new media to retrieve personal information from the users of these sites. We have some tips to help you avoid being scammed.

Phishing: The activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company.

Scammers are acquiring consumers’ usernames, passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information for phishing.

To prevent you from being a victim of these scams, here are some tips from the Better Business Bureau.

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NFL RedZone, produced by NFL Network, whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments as they happen and in high definition. When a team goes inside the 20-yard line, NFL RedZone takes fans there. The channel keeps fans up-to-date in real time, switching from game to game with live look-ins, highlights and a chance to see the key plays.

You may have heard about people storing their photos, documents and other forms of data on the “Cloud." What does that really mean? We know they’re not storing their files in the sky or in a ball of moisture, so where exactly are people storing their information?

Other than its name, the Cloud actually has nothing to do with the earth’s atmosphere. The Cloud is actually a group of servers in a building somewhere that stores terabytes upon terabytes of users’ data. The location of the servers may vary depending on the company you are using for your storage, but the overall concept is the same.

Have you ever tried to get your message across creatively to customers, vendors or colleagues, only to find out that you don’t have the tools or budget to create elaborate presentations?

If so, don’t worry. There is an easy way to create stunning and captivating presentations online at Prezi.com.

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Fiber technology is unique because it can carry massive amounts of information, called bandwidth, over long distances without degradation. Connecting homes directly to fiber optic cables instead of copper and coaxial cables enables homes and businesses to receive a wider range of products and services with greater reliability.

Fiber optics are a good investment to keep Duo County Telecom customers on the leading edge of technology and help us meet the growing bandwidth needs to provide high quality services now and for the future.

With the hot days of summer in full swing, people and their technological devices are spending more time out in the sun. Unfortunately, much like humans, our devices can overheat as well.

Lincoln Spector of PC World gives several tips on how to prevent your laptop from overheating and potentially permanently damaging your computer.

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