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Q&A with CIPCUG Session 211

K Edward Lynch   Is cryptocurrency the future of the financial industry or just another tech scam?

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News Item:  Google Has a Plan to Disrupt the College Degree

News Item:  Microsoft enables TLS 1.3 by default in latest Windows 10 builds

News Item:  License plate tracking for police set to go nationwide

News Item:  Why Facebook Can’t Quash Conspiracy Theories

News Item:  Recent Rivals to Facebook

News Item:  Data Is the New Oil

Q&A with CIPCUG Session104

Lisa Toth   I am wondering about VLC.  Is it any good?

Tony Pizza   I’ve had a fair number of popup warnings on my PC that it’s seriously infected and to do something about it. I don’t even click on the X to close it; I use Alt-F4 to close the window. Tonight, while looking at something on Facebook, for the first time, I got one of those on my Android phone. Turned the phone off.

Fred Krueger   Why is it difficult to open back up files and see what is there? was trying to look for something I deleted that may have made it into the monthly backup.

Fred Krueger   Doesn’t it seem a little strange that after the Equifax debacle that the other credit rating companies are asking for the very information that was exposed in order to run a check for you.  they more than likely already have the information and want to verify they have info on the correct person. looks like more intrusion into your life to me.

News Item:   The price of Bitcoin was manipulated last year.

News Item:   Microsoft Ending Support for Windows 7, 8, & Older Apps in the Microsoft Forums

News Item:   Microsoft Office is getting a facelift. Among other new items is an icon to “Reply by IM”

News Item:   After 20 years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 85

Microsoft Office 2019

News Item:   Starting March 1st 2018, Windows Defender and other Microsoft products will begin to remove programs that display coercive behavior designed to pressure a user into purchasing their software. 

News Item:   Bitcoin price drops to $6,250, Dow Jones drops 1,175 to 24,345 on 2/5/18

News Item:   Microsoft Office 2019 Will Work on Windows 10 Exclusively

News Item:   Windows 10 Overtakes Windows 7 to Become Most Popular Windows Version

News Item:   Microsoft is about to kill off its Windows 10 S — sort of

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 78

Blockchain workings

Lisa Toth  In Whole foods market, you can order something from Amazon.com and have it delivered to Whole foods. They have a bank of lockers you can have stuff delivered to as long as one is available.

Lisa Toth   Trying to get pics from my LG K20 phone. When we first got it, it could see the pics on my micro sd card. Now it seems only to see the pics I’ve taken since I got the phone.  Plus, I can’t figure out how to download them to my computer. 

Lisa Toth  “The Australian Securities Exchange will soon become the world’s first stock market to implement blockchain technology.”  What is blockchain?

News Item   Twitter will now let you publish an entire tweetstorm all at once

News Item   Mozilla Angers Firefox Users After Force-Installing Mr. Robot Promo Add-On

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 77

                        the Bitcoin rate

Jerry Schrum   Can I run the paid version of Malwarebytes (which has full-time malware protection) at the same time I have my Norton antivirus program on?

Lisa Toth   What is an RSS feed? How do I find them and then how do I get them to listen to?

Lisa Toth   What is a podcast? How do I find them and listen.

Tony Pizza With all the millions of Win 10 security updates and semiannual version updates from Microsoft for free (so far), how do they pay for them?

Craig Ladd   Is there any advantage with NVMe SSDs other than speed?

Lisa Toth   Does anyone know anything about the Honey Chrome add-in?

News Item:   Keylogger Found in HP Notebook Keyboard Driver

News Item:   Bitcoin price fluctuates madly

Dr. Bunny

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