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How to change your Yahoo password

Dec 18, 2021

By Lulu Chang December 17, 2021 4:54PM It’s more vital than ever to have robust passwords for your email accounts, especially in light of the multitude of hacks and breaches that have made headlines over the past few years. Failure to appropriately secure your email accounts can lead to your information being sold or shared on the Dark Web. This information includes your Social Security number, credit card info, and banking details. If you want to safeguard your accounts ...read more

Medical billing and coding: Your guide to getting started

Dec 18, 2021

Are you ready to make an impact in the healthcare field? Consider a medical billing and coding career.  Medical billers and coders use computer and literacy skills along with critical thinking to perform their jobs.   Medical billing and coding is in demand and has been projected to grow. Explore your career options with a certificate or diploma program or associate degree.   What is a medical biller and coder? Medical billing and coding are two distinct jobs with some overlap. Skilled medi ...read more

Omicron rising rapidly in Washington state, early data suggest

Dec 18, 2021

UW Virology researcher Pavitra Roychoudhury. (UW Photo) Early data from the University of Washington suggest that the Omicron COVID-19 variant may already be spreading rapidly in Washington state.  The data are from samples analyzed by a quick method, and will need to be confirmed. The data suggest that Omicron was present in 29 of 217 COVID-19 positive samples collected on Dec. 8 — about 13% of cases. Pavitra Roychoudhury, who coordinates variant testing efforts at the UW School of M ...read more

Hate the MacBook Pro notch? This app makes it more fun

Dec 18, 2021

By Caleb Clark December 17, 2021 4:16PM A new app from The Iconfactory has a new app — Notchmeister — that lets you add effects to the MacBook Pro’s notch, according to initial reporting by MacRumors. That even includes a festive option that dangles festive lights from it. The notch on the latest MacBook Pros was a last-minute rumor that turned out to be true. It has been met with a mixed reception, and many users are finding ways to hide or mitigate its presence on ...read more

COVID-19 misinformation still featured on Amazon, months after inquiries from lawmakers

Dec 18, 2021

The top hits from a Dec. 10 search for “COVID-19” on Amazon. (Amazon.com screenshot) Amazon’s e-commerce site still prominently features content about COVID-19 that was deemed as misinformation and called out more than two months ago by U.S. lawmakers. Searches for terms such as “COVID-19” and “vaccine” yielded “highly-ranked and favorably-tagged books based on falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines and cures,” according to a Sept. 7 letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy by Sen. El ...read more

The best graphics cards for PC gaming: New, cheaper GPUs may finally be coming

Dec 18, 2021

Most people who are in the market for a new graphics card have one primary question in mind: Which card will give me the most bang for my buck? Obviously, the answer will vary depending on your budget. Beyond that, there are a number of factors to  consider: Raw performance is important, but so are things like noise, the driver experience, and supplemental software. And do you want to pay a premium to get in on the bleeding edge of real-time ray tracing? Let us make it easy f ...read more

Best Apple deals and sales for December 2021

Dec 18, 2021

Apple was a huge part of the vanguard of the computer revolution, but in the 21st century, this name is all but synonymous with mobile devices. From its famous smartphones and tablets (two product niches that Apple pretty much invented) to smartwatches and headphones, this company has something for every techie, although its products usually come at a premium. Worry not: If you’re shopping for some new Apple goodies and you’re on a budget, there are always bargains waiting to be found, and w ...read more

Best online management information systems degree 2021: Top picks

Dec 18, 2021

Data has become one of the most useful resources when making decisions and improvements to organization operation. Management information systems allow organizations to store and analyze data with greater ease. The advancement of these systems and the growth in this field has made management information systems degrees a valuable credential in the business world.  For example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 25% growth in operations research manager roles between 2020 and 2030, whi ...read more

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for 2021

Dec 18, 2021

As the Xbox Game Pass program has grown, so has our list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass. With the launch of the Xbox Series X, Microsoft has doubled down on Game Pass, now offering well over 350 games on console alone. To help you through option paralysis, we rounded up the top games on Microsoft’s subscription platform. We tailored our list to Xbox, so we didn’t include games like Age of Empires 2  that are exclusive to Game Pass for PC. However, many titles are available across Xbox ...read more

How to install Linux on your Windows PC

Dec 18, 2021

Want to run whatever browser you want and not be forced into Edge? Sick of being told to "upgrade" to Windows 11? Tired of one Windows 10 zero-day after another being exploited? I have a radical suggestion: Switch to Linux. Now, I've been telling you this for years, just like I've been telling you not to use "password" for your passwords and to use virtual private networks. In all cases, it's just common sense. Also: Your Windows 11 upgrade is ready. Should you do it? For years there hav ...read more

Here’s how to quickly and easily convert a PDF file to Excel

Dec 18, 2021

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Best cybersecurity schools and programs

Dec 18, 2021

Are you a career-focused professional searching for the best cybersecurity programs? Discover several of the top colleges and universities with affordable tuition and impressive academic reputations. Consider college and program-specific grants, scholarships, and work-study jobs as well as education awards and other financial aid resources. When selecting the best programs, research each school's accreditation, recruitment and enrollment efforts, and full-time and part-time graduation and reten ...read more

How to install Windows 11 in a virtual machine

Dec 18, 2021

There’s no doubt that Windows 11 is the latest and greatest operating system from Microsoft. However, be it TPM 2.0 or CPU restrictions, not everyone might be able to run the new operating system on their PC. If you still want to try Windows 11, though, you can install Windows 11 on a virtual machine. This lets you virtualize Windows separately from your existing installation with no risk to your PC. Here’s how to do this on Windows. Please note that Microsoft doesn’t officially support r ...read more

Maritime Blue wins $500,000 for cleaner transportation as finalist in tech challenge

Dec 18, 2021

Artwork shows the Fast Foil Ferry being designed by Bieker Boats and Glosten. (Image via Maritime Blue) Maritime Blue, a Washington state public-private coalition focusing on environmentally friendly technologies for the maritime industry, has been awarded $500,000 in the first stage of a clean-tech challenge funded by the federal government. Sixty finalists were selected nationwide to go on to the next stage of the Build Back Better Regional Challenge, backed by the U.S. Department of Co ...read more

How to convert M4A files to MP3

Dec 18, 2021

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