March 10 – Privacy and New Technology

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Mar 062016
 

March 2016 Meeting Location Please make a note of a different meeting location for the March 10, 2016 general meeting. We will meet at the Better Business Bureau, 13860 Ballantyne Corporate Place #225, 28277. This location off I-485 between Pineville and Matthews at Johnston Rd. Please see the directions and maps below. PCCC General Meeting […more…]

CUTTING THE CORD

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Jan 132016
 

Don’t be a cable chump I admit it. Even though I knew better, I was a cable chump for far too long. I paid the cable company too much every month for services I didn’t need or want or could get better or cheaper elsewhere. Chump #1 Economic payback: 2 months For television, we subscribed […more…]

April 9, 2015 – Topic Free-For-All – Google Apps, Internet Neutrality, Getting the Most From Your ISP

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Apr 082015
 

Spring is finally here. As I hear about the weather for Easter Sunday tomorrow, we will stay just a little above freezing. Is the cold weather really behind us now. I hope so.We had a special field trip the week after our last meeting to the DataChambers data center in Kannapolis. The facility is almost […more…]

Security Flaw Found in All Versions of Internet Explorer

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Apr 292014
 

This week a security flaw was found in all versions of Internet Explorer. The most current versions (IE 9 – 11) are those most likely targeted by hackers. When a user goes to a compromised website containing a Flash file that utilizes the flaw, the hacker can gain control of the users computer. The security […more…]