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Saturday , 25 May 2024

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Need a Reason to Drop Google Chrome?

Google is planning to restrict modern ad blocking Chrome extensions to enterprise users only. This is despite a backlash to an announcement by Google in...

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Safe and Ad Free Browsing

Ever since my bad experience with Facebook and their other products, I have been working on ways to minimize my digital footprint. I...

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No More Ads

I have disabled the ads on VA3DBJ.ca, as they were not beneficial at all and I have started to push for an ad...

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A Powerful Spyware App Now Targets iPhone Owners

Security researchers have discovered a powerful surveillance app first designed for Android devices can now target victims with iPhones. The spy app, found...

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Sun Sets on Google Plus

On February 1st, I received the official email from Google, that Google Plus will be turned off on April 2nd. I have been...

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Huge CenturyLink Outage Caused by Bad Networking Card in Colorado

A widespread outage on CenturyLink’s cloud network that lasted almost two days and hampered emergency phone service in Washington and other states was...

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November 28, 2018 Public Awareness Test

On November 28th at 1:55 PM local time (2:55 PM local time in Quebec), a test of the Alert Ready system will be...

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A Day of Remembrance

The Ode of Remembrance They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were...

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Facebook – I Quit

Well after some thought, I shutdown my Facebook page.  There were a few reasons why I did, but the main reason was the...

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Google to shut down Google+

The Guardian – Google to shut down Google+ after failing to disclose user data leak. Company didn’t disclose leak for months to avoid...