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(BPT) - Everyday technology consumes everyone’s lives as the phone, computer, tablet and other high tech devices have become not just an object, but also a close companion. And for those who are extremely connected to their devices, going without them, even for only a few minutes, can be an anxiety-filled experience.  

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Promoting the Benefits of Wireless Alerts
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—People may be surprised to learn that an emergency alert can be sent to their mobile phones, providing them with the life-saving information they need during an emergency.

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Learn IT Skills Quickly And Easily
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—A great, fun and lucrative career may be at your fingertips...if, that is, your fingers are on a computer keyboard, tablet or mobile device. More than 600,000 IT positions are currently open with employers across the country. These jobs—with good starting pay, benefits and opportunities for advancement—are often easier to get for people with professional certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+.

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Making The Most Of Mobility In Your Business
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people in business today, you feel the need to be available 24/7 and “do it all.” This brings a call for more flexibility and the ability to work in a way that best suits our individual style. Mobile technologies are essential to bringing work and home lives together and helping people access files, e-mails and schedules anytime, anywhere, with the touch of a finger.

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Innovations Help Consumers Get Quality Pork
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—When meat is on the menu, there’s a good chance it’s pork. Whether it’s bacon, ham or other favorites, pork accounts for about 40 percent of all global meat consumption.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Keep your family organized with these helpful tips
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 1:38 am

(BPT) - These days, more is expected of working families than ever before. Families with two working parents are now the norm, and in addition to full-time jobs, parents still have errands to run, youth activities to attend and a house to maintain. So how do you do it all? How do you keep your family organized and running efficiently?

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Monday 07/21/2014
Preparing for cyber warfare
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - Recently, emboldened Russian hackers breached the systems of power plants across the United States and Western Europe. In June, Chinese hackers attempted to gain access to several U.S. power plant operation control systems. And in May, the Department of Homeland Security announced hackers had actually gained control of a mechanical device at an unnamed U.S. energy facility.

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Sunday 07/20/2014
Must-have technology is making bathrooms healthier, safer, more enjoyable
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 1:38 am

(BPT) - Think home technology begins with your wireless, programmable thermostat and ends with the high-definition, 3-D, web-enabled flat-screen TV with surround sound? Think again – whole home technology means using leading-edge devices to improve life in every room of the house, including the bathroom.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
How 'big data' is changing your movie-viewing experience
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - What do personalized movie-kiosk offerings, marketing campaigns and Godzilla all have in common? The obvious answer is “the movie industry,” but another equally important common element ties all three together: they’re all the product of big data.

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