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Apple Rolls Out iOS11 for iPhone, iPad

Though the big news of the fall has been Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the latest operating system upgrade for the company is nothing to ignore. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod Touch 6th generation, and all newer devices, iOS11 adds some polish to existing tools: Files now allows you to […]

GrubHub Class Action Suit Could Have Implication for 1099 Status

A former GrubHub driver has filed suit against the company, alleging GrubHub misclassified the drivers as independent contractors rather than employees. The class-action lawsuit is the first of its kind in California and could have repercussions for the gig economy and hiring practices. Those hired as 1099 workers are considered self-employed, able to set their […]

Equifax Data Breach Impacts 143 Million Consumer and Business Credit Reports

This week national credit bureau Equifax announced it experienced a massive data breach from May to July 2017. An estimated 143 million U.S. credit holders are impacted, with financial experts saying that basically if you have a credit history there’s a good chance your data was effected. Hackers gained access to social security numbers, names, […]

New iPhone Confirmed for Mid-September Release

Following Apple’s pattern on releasing new product in the fall, three new phones are indeed scheduled to become available to the public in mid-September. All three phones, possibly called iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus, are set to debut on the same day. The iPhone 8 is expected to offer depth-sensing technology, a […]

U.S. Lifts Laptop Travel Restrictions

Late last week, the United States Department for Homeland Security lifted its restrictions on carrying personal electronics larger than a smartphone in the cabin of planes traveling from certain airports to the U.S. The restrictions effected aircraft from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Travelers are now again allowed to carry on […]

Verizon Account PINs Compromised for 6 Million Subscribers

A Verizon partner reportedly recently exposed records of 14 million subscriber calls. The records included customer names, phone numbers, and account PINs for about 6 million subscribers. An unsecured server used to store the records was compromised, leaving the information accessible to anyone with the server’s address. Customers who made calls to Verizon customer service […]

New Drone Regulations for Registered Flyers

For the past few years, the FAA has required owners of drones to register their Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) with the federal government. The process required information provided online and a $5 charge. Now, a new ruling has overturned the regulation for hobbyists and drones that are less than 55 pounds and flown within community […]