NATIONAL TELEPHONE DAY – April 25

On April 25th, we observe National Telephone Day. Around the world, there are 9.82 billion mobile phones. And while some predicted the landline to be obsolete by 2020, there are still about 931 million landlines around the world. Obtaining a Patent The correct answer to a trivia question like “Who invented the telephone?” is the name on …
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WORLD PASSWORD DAY

World Password Day is a celebration to promote better password habits. Passwords are critical gatekeepers to our digital identities, allowing us to access online shopping, dating, banking, social media, private work and life communications. We just spent the last 3 days dealing with a hacked password. Somehow my moms cellphone account got hacked. They used private information …
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Make May Merry

May is the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian and its predecessor, the Julian calendar. Named after the Greek goddess, Maia who is also identified Bona Dea (the Roman goddess of fertility), May is the time of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, May is a season of Autumn. Originally …
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NATIONAL FLASH DRIVE DAY – April 5

National Flash Drive Day on April 5 commemorates the date inventors filed their patent for the first USB Flash Disk. Their invention revolutionized the way we store and manage digital data! As information flowed from our fingertips, the flash drive became the go-to storage device. Called by many names, the USB (universal serial bus) drive …
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NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR COMPUTER DAY

Observed on the second Monday in February, the 14th this year, National Clean Out Your Computer Day promotes taking time out of your day to do some basic housekeeping on your computer. Use things like thumb drives to safely store those precious photographs. I encourage you to also create a rescue drive on a separate …
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FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE MONTH

During February, Free and Open Source Software Month recognizes the cooperative approach to computer programming, open licensing, and free distribution of software. Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) provides free, publicly-available code to users and contributors. Providing users access to the code allows them the opportunity to alter the code. For example, they may alter the code to improve …
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