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How to Get Rid of the Line That Pops Up When Typing Multiple Hyphens in a Microsoft Word File

Adding a horizontal line is easy in Microsoft Word. You just need to type three or more consecutive hyphens and press Enter. Word will then convert the hyphens into a horizontal line that runs across the page. You can also add other types of horizontal lines the same way. For example, you can use equal […]

1 Out of Every 101 Emails Is Sent by a Hacker

Most businesses receive hundreds of emails each day. This means, there is a good chance some of them have been sent by hackers. After analyzing more than 500 million emails sent in the first half of 2018, FireEye researchers found that 1 out of every 101 emails sent is malicious. Spam is not included in this count. […]

Are Your Employees a Security Liability or a Security Asset?

The actions of careless and uninformed employees are a leading cause of serious IT security breaches, second only to malware attacks, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. Even when a security incident is caused by malware, employees’ actions are often a contributing factor. These study findings point to the need for IT […]

Chrome Notifications Are Now Appearing in Windows 10’s Action Center

If you are running version 68 of the Google Chrome web browser on a Windows 10 computer, you might notice a change in how Chrome is delivering notifications, such as meeting reminders. Instead of using its own custom notification box, Chrome is displaying these announcements in Windows 10’s Action Center. Windows 10 users have been […]

Microsoft Increasing Pricing on Some 2019 Products Starting 10/1/18

On Monday October 1st Microsoft will be launching the 2019 versions of many of their products. With this launch they are focusing on improving strategy and adjusting pricing to better represent the significant value added to specific products. What solutions and licensing programs will be affected? The Following solutions will increase by 10% Office Suites […]

What You Need to Know about Google Tracking Your Location

In August 2018, an investigation revealed that Google is tracking the whereabouts of billions of its customers, even when the customers tell the tech giant not to. This discovery has received a great deal of media attention, so it can be hard to discern what information is important. Here is what you need to know about Google’s […]

Find Out What Data Microsoft Is Saving about You

Like Google, Apple, and other tech giants, Microsoft collects and saves information about the people who use its products and services. If you use Windows 10 and have a Microsoft account, you can easily see what data Microsoft is saving about you. You can find this in the “Activity history” page of the Privacy Dashboard. […]

How to See Which Files Are Taking Up the Most Space in Windows 10

The longer you have your computer, the more files you will accumulate on it. Although large hard drives are the norm nowadays, it is still a good idea to know how much space you have left on your hard drive and which files are taking up the most space. You can quickly find out how […]

California Has a New Consumer Privacy Law Similar to GDPR

Following the European Union’s lead, California passed a law that gives its residents some of the strongest data-privacy protections in the world. Even though this legislation is not as far-reaching as EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses need to know about it. By looking at the 5 Ws — what, who, why, when, and […]

Using Skype Classic? You Need to Upgrade It ASAP

Using Skype Classic? You Need to Upgrade It ASAP. Skype 7 for Windows desktops — also known as Skype Classic — will no longer work after September 1, 2018, as Microsoft is ending support for it. If you want to continue using Skype after that date, you will need to upgrade to version 8. Like […]