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The Fremont Argus
Magid: Damaged MacBook Air finds a happy endingI learned the hard way that, unlike Obamacare, AppleCare doesn't cover pre-exis
Magid: Damaged MacBook Air finds a happy ending
The Fremont Argus / Posted yesterday
I learned the hard way that, unlike Obamacare, AppleCare doesn't cover pre-existing conditions or accidental damage. In March, I spilled coffee on the keyboard of my 13-inch MacBook Air. I immediately turned it off and then turned it upside down to... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Damaged MacBook Air finds a happy endingI learned the hard way that, unlike Obamacare, AppleCare doesn't cover pre-exis
Damaged MacBook Air finds a happy ending
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
I learned the hard way that, unlike Obamacare, AppleCare doesn't cover pre-existing conditions or accidental damage. In March, I spilled coffee on the keyboard of my 13-inch MacBook Air. I immediately turned it off and then turned it upside down to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Troy Wolverton: Parents can prepare kids for social networkingTechnology Troy Wolverton’s Technology column appears on Mondays. With my eld
Troy Wolverton: Parents can prepare kids for social networking
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Technology Troy Wolverton’s Technology column appears on Mondays. With my eldest child entering middle school soon, he and my wife and I were anxious about a lot of things. A new... Read more
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PhysOrg
Opinion: At what age should kids start social networking?With my eldest kid entering middle school this fall, he and my wife and I were
Opinion: At what age should kids start social networking?
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
With my eldest kid entering middle school this fall, he and my wife and I were anxious about a lot of things. A new school. Unfamiliar faces. Changing classes. Letter grades. The PE locker room. Advanced math. The specters of gangs, drugs and... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Magid: Verizon, Epson change the way they charge customersVerizon and Epson are in very different businesses but both just did the unthin
Magid: Verizon, Epson change the way they charge customers
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
Verizon and Epson are in very different businesses but both just did the unthinkable by changing the way they charge for their products. Verizon recently stopped subsidizing phones so now you'll pay full price for your phone (either all at once or... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Verizon, Epson change the way they charge customersVerizon and Epson are in very different businesses but both just did the unthin
Verizon, Epson change the way they charge customers
Silicon Valley / Posted 10 days ago
Verizon and Epson are in very different businesses but both just did the unthinkable by changing the way they charge for their products. Verizon recently stopped subsidizing phones so now you'll pay full price for your phone (either all at once or... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Magid: Verizon, Epson change the way they charge customersVerizon and Epson are in very different businesses but both just did the unthin
Magid: Verizon, Epson change the way they charge customers
Oakland Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Verizon and Epson are in very different businesses but both just did the unthinkable by changing the way they charge for their products. Verizon recently stopped subsidizing phones so now you'll pay full price for your phone (either all at once or... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Looking for guidance on kids and social mediaWith my eldest kid entering middle school this fall, he and my wife and I were
Looking for guidance on kids and social media
Silicon Valley / Posted 16 days ago
With my eldest kid entering middle school this fall, he and my wife and I were anxious about a lot of things. A new school. Unfamiliar faces. Changing classes. Letter grades. The P.E. locker room. Advanced math. The specters of gangs, drugs and... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Wolverton: Looking for guidance on kids and social mediaWith my eldest kid entering middle school this fall, he and my wife and I were
Wolverton: Looking for guidance on kids and social media
The Fremont Argus / Posted 16 days ago
With my eldest kid entering middle school this fall, he and my wife and I were anxious about a lot of things. A new school. Unfamiliar faces. Changing classes. Letter grades. The P.E. locker room. Advanced math. The specters of gangs, drugs and... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Tech is slow to diversifyIt's no secret that Silicon Valley tech companies are a bit of a White and Asia
Tech is slow to diversify
Silicon Valley / Posted 16 days ago
It's no secret that Silicon Valley tech companies are a bit of a White and Asian boys club. In an open letter, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who founded the Rainbow Push Coalition, pointed out that Blacks and Latinos are grossly unrepresented in the... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Magid: Tech is slow to diversifyIt's no secret that Silicon Valley tech companies are a bit of a White and Asia
Magid: Tech is slow to diversify
Oakland Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
It's no secret that Silicon Valley tech companies are a bit of a White and Asian boys club. In an open letter, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who founded the Rainbow Push Coalition, pointed out that Blacks and Latinos are grossly unrepresented in the... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Magid on Tech: Looking forward to big things from Alphabet, Google's new parentDisclosure: Larry Magid is CEO of ConnectSafely.org, a nonprofit Internet safet
Magid on Tech: Looking forward to big things from Alphabet, Google's new parent
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
Disclosure: Larry Magid is CEO of ConnectSafely.org, a nonprofit Internet safety organization that receives contributions from Google and other tech companies. I was stunned when I first learned that Google was reorganizing itself with the new... Read more
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The Mercury News
Magid on Tech: Looking forward to big things from Alphabet, Google's new parentDisclosure: Larry Magid is CEO of ConnectSafely.org, a nonprofit Internet safet
Magid on Tech: Looking forward to big things from Alphabet, Google's new parent
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
Disclosure: Larry Magid is CEO of ConnectSafely.org, a nonprofit Internet safety organization that receives contributions from Google and other tech companies. I was stunned when I first learned that Google was reorganizing itself with the new... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Magid: Teen social media use helps maintain friendshipsIt comes as no surprise that teens are heavy users of social media and mobile p
Magid: Teen social media use helps maintain friendships
The Fremont Argus / Posted 23 days ago
It comes as no surprise that teens are heavy users of social media and mobile phones. But, based on a new survey from Pew Research, we now know that a majority (57 percent) of teens have met at least one new friend online while 29 percent say they... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Teen social media use helps maintain friendshipsIt comes as no surprise that teens are heavy users of social media and mobile p
Teen social media use helps maintain friendships
Silicon Valley / Posted 24 days ago
It comes as no surprise that teens are heavy users of social media and mobile phones. But, based on a new survey from Pew Research, we now know that a majority (57 percent) of teens have met at least one new friend online while 29 percent say they... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Magid: Concerns raised about cybersecurity billA controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised
Magid: Concerns raised about cybersecurity bill
The Fremont Argus / Posted 30 days ago
A controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised concerns not just of civil liberties groups but also of some leading scientists and security experts who worry that it could be counterproductive. The Cyber Information... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Concerns raised about cybersecurity billA controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised
Concerns raised about cybersecurity bill
Silicon Valley / Posted 30 days ago
A controversial cybersecurity bill working its way through Congress has raised concerns not just of civil liberties groups but also of some leading scientists and security experts who worry that it could be counterproductive. The Cyber Information... Read more
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