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William P. Mello
Works at 21st Century Biochemicals, Inc.
Attended B.C.C.
Lives in Marlborough, MA
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Microsoft makes Office Online available in Chrome Web Store
Summary: Microsoft is making the Web versions of its Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps available to users through the Chrome Web Store.
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Passwords You Need to Change Now
This week the web was rocked by a security bug called Heartbleed . In short, it’s a flaw in a commonly used security system that potentially two-thirds of websites use to keep information like your passwords secure.  As I mentioned yesterday , all you can really do about the flaw is change your passwords. But it’s best to wait to do that until a website has fixed everything.
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How Heartbleed Broke the Internet
It's no surprise that a small bug could cause such huge problems. What's amazing, however, is that the code that contained this bug was overseen by only one full-time paid employee.
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3D printer price drops could lure home users
3D printer prices are dropping into a range that could appeal to home users. A handful of 3D printers priced at less than $500 were shown at the Inside 3D Printing trade show this week in New York. They can print small objects in limited colors, but prices of more advanced home 3D printers are dropping as well, opening up the market to a wider audience. 3D printing involves taking a filament like plastic and discharging it through a nozzle on...
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Scam Virus Shield app tops Google Play's paid app charts before being yanked
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Discover all the new Windows Phone 8.1 features, including Cortana 
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+Wendy Woo If you have a touch screen, then Windows 8 is for you.  If you like new things then Windows 8 is for you.  If you don;t like change and you don't have a touch screen, then you might feel more at home with Windows 7.  I hope that helps.  :)
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Google offers $100 off Chromebook prices to XP switchers
In a strategic move to lure business users facing a loss of XP support, Google has dropped the price on Chromebooks for business. How many businesses will jump at the offer?
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Discover Windows 8.1 Update new features with these Microsoft’s videos
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Microsoft ends support for custom domains in free email service
Summary: For years, one of the best bargains in tech was Microsoft's free Custom Domains service, which allowed anyone to assign a custom domain to free Hotmail and Outlook.com accounts. Effective today, Microsoft has begun "winding down" the service.
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Dropbox aims to please IT
Summary: This not simply a new Dropbox for Business, but a new Dropbox altogether, according to one exec at the popular cloud storage company.
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Computer Technician / Programmer
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  • 21st Century Biochemicals, Inc.
    MIS Director, 2004 - present
  • Accurate Computer Solutions
    Computer Technician / Programmer, 2001 - present
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Somerset, MA - Berkley, MA - Dighton, MA - Taunton, MA - Fall River, MA - Somerset, MA - Swansea, MA
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Founder and President at Accurate Computer Solutions
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Own and operate a successful In-Home Computer Repair business since 2001
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  • Somerset High School
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Carbonite Online Backup
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Back upOnce you install Carbonite, you'll never have to remember to back up again. The automatic backup runs continually in the background,

Labrada.com Home of The Most Trusted Name in Sports Nutrition
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Labrada.com | Get in Shape with the highest quality supplements and free information. Blog, Articles, Videos and Free Newsletter.

Words and Phrases We Hope Not To See Or Hear In 2012
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Via Peter Tchir of TF Market Advisors , Rather than making some predictions, here is a list of words and phrases that were popular in 2011 t

Google Plus: Too Much Unnecessary Drama | ZDNet
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Google Plus has the user experience problems of a startup and its risks come with the penalties of service loss from a vital public utility.

Windows 8: Four Big Concerns (Based On What We Know So Far)
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With Windows 8 Microsoft limits the way you control your PC from interface elements, such as the Start button, to the home screen.

Microsoft hits 30,000 apps twice as fast as Android, same as iOS | ZDNet
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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 devices may not be flying off the shelf, but developers are building for the platform and the Marketplace is pas

Russia’s new stealth fighter to challenge for supremacy of the skies [vi...
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Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 stealth fighter is designed to rival the U.S. military’s F-22 Raptor.

Should Microsoft make a break with the past and drop legacy support? | T...
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Deb Shinder wonders if dropping legacy support and backward compatibility is the way Microsoft could regain momentum in a competitive market

Windows 8 is the new Vista -- and that's a good thing
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Complaints are mounting about the new UI for Windows 8. What is Microsoft thinking?!

Marine faces fifteen years behind bars for unknowingly violating gun law
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Ryan Jerome was enjoying his first trip to New York City on business when the former Marine Corps gunner walked up to a security officer at

7 Tips to Fix Your Cholesterol Without Medication
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The idea of putting statins at the check out counter of McDonald's is the epitome of reductionist thinking. The problem isn't choles

Google+ shows explosive growth | ZDNet
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Google+ is growing faster than any other social network ever.

Tablets at work: Disney uses iPads to drive construction project | TechR...
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The usefulness of tablets in business is overhyped, but they can be great in specialized cases. Check out this example of Disney Imagineers

So, there's a rootkit hidden in millions of cellphones | ZDNet
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Rootkit found in Android, Symbian, BlackBerry, webOS and even iOS handsets … but not Windows Phone handsets.

Poll: Will Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7 merge? | TechRepublic
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Take the poll to let us know whether you predict Windows 8 and WP7 will merge, and if so, when it will happen.

The operating system still matters and always will according to poll | T...
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We are told that with cloud computing and virtualization the operating system does not matter anymore. Well, according to these poll results

Whitesnake - The Deeper The Love
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Music video by Whitesnake performing The Deeper The Love. (C) 1990 Geffen Records