Posts by: John Terra

October 2, 2014
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Keeping Private Data Secure in the Cloud

Back at the end of August, around 200 pictures and videos of over 100 celebrities, most of them female and some images containing nudity, were hacked courtesy of a breach of iCloud, Apple's cloud services…
September 8, 2014
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7 Reasons Why VPS Hosting Is a Smart Choice

When it comes to website hosting, your choices normally boil down to shared or VPS hosting. Now, if your website is just a simple little affair, dedicated to things like your personal blog, fantasy football…
September 1, 2014
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Fighting Payment Card Data Theft

Payment card fraud and data theft costs businesses millions of dollars every year.   (more…)
August 4, 2014
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The Horrors of Working at Home

When companies are looking to hire, it’s customary for them to tempt applicants with a package of benefits and perks, to go along with the usual appropriate salary. Thanks to the advent of the wireless…
July 31, 2014
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Not So Smart: A Sneak Peek at Smart Watches

We live in an age where so many of our appliances are smart. There are smart phones, smart televisions, even smart household appliances like refrigerators, dish washers, and washing machines. So why not smart watches?…
July 7, 2014
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Dealing With Cloud Security

If there’s one thing that the Internet Age seems to have plenty of, it’s buzzwords. When some new innovation makes its debut, suddenly we need a buzzword or phrase to describe it. The phrase then…
July 3, 2014
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Why Everyone Should Work At A Startup

It is my assertion that everyone at some point in their professional career should accept a job with a startup. Seriously, if you have a Bucket List that has any relation at all to career-oriented…
June 20, 2014
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Ten Head-Shakingly Weird Apps

The expression “They got an app for that” has become a well-used punchline, thanks to the proliferation of smart phones and the dizzying array of applications you can download and use. (more…)
June 17, 2014
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Working With Hummingbird

Getting increased traffic to your website is not only a struggle against the short attention span of the fickle user and the countless other sites that clamor for attention, but also against Google itself, when…
June 9, 2014
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A Dozen Must-Have Apps For Job Hunting At Home

I recently wrote a piece detailing how you can search for a new job without the need of leaving your house or wearing pants. However, such a worthy enterprise as finding employment while wallowing around…
June 2, 2014
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Doing Battle With Spam

When it comes to the dirtiest four-letter word to be found in the world of the Internet, they don’t get much dirtier than “spam”. There you are online, just trying to connect with a few…
May 19, 2014
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Back It Up, Or Lose It!

Ah, those famous last words: “I’ll get around to backing it up eventually”. How many documents, images, videos, and whatnot have died in vain, lost forever, because “eventually” never came? Your data is one hard-drive…