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Big Tech’s Anti-Terrorism Task Force Adds Far-Right Militias To List Of Extremist Groups It Tracks

Big Tech’s Anti-Terrorism Task Force Adds Far-Right Militias To List Of Extremist Groups It Tracks

by Ailan Evans The tech industry’s anti-terrorism alliance announced Monday it would begin tracking content from far-right organization in a shared counter-terrorism database used by major tech companies. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), a non-profit organization founded by Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, will add manifestos, posts and links from far-right militias […]

I Was a Victim of a Gift Card Scam

I Was a Victim of a Gift Card Scam

By Raven West Now that criminals have exhausted the “your relative is in danger” and “you’ve won millions in a Nigerian account” scams, they found another way to steal from vulnerable people, especially unsuspecting seniors; Gift Card Scams. This is a relatively new endeavor, and probably more insidious. I wish I’d heard about this before […]

JEDI Mind Tricks: Amazon versus the Pentagon and Trump

JEDI Mind Tricks: Amazon versus the Pentagon and Trump

  by Thomas L. Knapp Amazon is one of the largest companies in the world, boasting revenues of more than $230 billion last year. But last month the company sued the US Department of Defense over a paltry potential  $10 billion spread over ten years. Amazon lost out to Microsoft in bidding for the Pentagon’s […]

Amazon Strikes Back After Trump Delivered Billionaire Bezos’s Online Behemoth A Crushing Blow

Amazon Strikes Back After Trump Delivered Billionaire Bezos’s Online Behemoth A Crushing Blow

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . Amazon announced Thursday night plans to protest the Trump administration’s decision to award a coveted $10-billion cloud project to Microsoft rather than the mega online shopping company. President Donald Trump’s alleged bias against the company’s founder, billionaire Jeff Bezos, played a part in the Department of Defense’s move, the company argued in a […]

The bully in my computer — Windows 10 Update is getting aggressive

The bully in my computer — Windows 10 Update is getting aggressive

By Debra Tash It’s hard to believe a company like Microsoft has to resort to tricking users of its Windows product into upgrading to the latest version of their software.  Now I’ve heard good things about Windows 10, and I have no objection to upgrading, but it has to be on my timetable not some […]

Community Crime Alert – IRS Telephone Scam

Community Crime Alert – IRS Telephone Scam

Editor’s Note:  Scammers also call posing as Microsoft techs saying that they have been getting error messages from your computer. Anyone who has ever dealt with Tech service knows this is a lie.  They never call you unless you call them and most times, not even then.  So beware. Last month the Ventura Police Department […]