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Vicious virus locks-down files, demands ransom

Computer experts, including Data Doctor Ken Colburn, are warning about a vicious malware virus that locks a computer's files and demands a ransom for their return.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 12:25pm EST

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, CryptoLocker, fedex, UPS,

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Google Glass: For better or worse

WTOP just bought Google Glass - the Internet-connected eyewear that everyone is talking about. Now we just have to figure out how it works.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 08:07am EST

Tags: Google Glass, Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, Joel Oxley

Changing public relations, 140 characters at a time

With Twitter's stock now public, a lot of people and businesses are wondering whether now is the time to begin tweeting. The microblogging site is revolutionizing the way companies get their messages out.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 07:48am EST

Tags: Twitter, Marc Silverstein, public relations,

'Love Actually' celebrates 10th anniversary with new Blu-ray

Ten years have flown by, yet time has been kind to one of the most popular holiday movies, "Love Actually."

Friday - 11/08/2013, 02:35pm EST

Tags: Love Actually, Hugh Grant, VHS, DVD, Blu-ray,

Self-censoring online now part of job-hunting process

Privacy experts warn nothing is private online. So, many people - including young job-seekers - are trying to clean-up their Internet personas.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 03:51am EST

Tags: George Mason University, facebook, Sarah Weimar,

'Honey-do-list' may save your life

A new study shows older adults who perform "do it yourself" home activities have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 02:54pm EST

Tags: Live Science, British Journal of Sports Medicine,

Local site speeds search for after-school activities

The search for after-school activities and kids' camps can be time-consuming and frustrating. Activity Rocket lets a parent type a child's age, location, and area of interest and quickly search for options.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 02:53pm EST

Tags: Activity Rocket, Illene Penn Miller, Lisa Friedlander, OpenTable,

Gadget prevents lost smartphones, missed calls

Nothing can ruin a day faster than losing a smartphone. The Vybe vibrating smart bracelet helps prevent lost phones and also offers a way to be alerted to calls without having to always have your phone on your hip.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 09:22am EST

Tags: Vybe, smart bracelet, iPhone, Android, Windows phone, BlackBerry,

Apple admits 'very limited' iPhone 5S battery problem

Apple says a manufacturing problem is affecting the battery life of a small number of new iPhone 5S models. The company will replace affected phones.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 07:14am EDT

Tags: iPhone 5S, New York Times, Apple,

Starbucks lets you tweet a cup of coffee

Starbucks now lets Twitter users buy a coffee drink for a friend by including @tweetacoffee in the 140 character message.

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 04:39am EDT

Tags: Starbucks, Twitter, gift card,

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