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New Facebook Policy Allows Social Media Immortality

New Facebook Policy Allows Social Media ImmortalityDeath may take your body, but it doesn't have to extinguish your online persona.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

Boss Fired TX Teen via Twitter After Seeing Her Tweet

Boss Fired TX Teen via Twitter After Seeing Her TweetSome people tweet about the things that they see, eat and experience. But a North Texas teenager was fired over what she posted on Twitter
  • Life
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tech

Samsung Admits Smart TVs Record Your Conversations

Samsung Admits Smart TVs Record Your ConversationsSamsung's smart TVs have the ability to record conversations.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Clemson Students, Alums Offer Tribute in Garnet & Black

Clemson Students, Alums Offer Tribute in Garnet & BlackStudents and Alumni of Clemson are showing their support for everyone in Columbia today affected by Thursday's murder suicide.
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Tech

Survey: Emoji Users More Likely to Have Sex

Survey: Emoji Users More Likely to Have SexSingles' communication patterns – including emoji use – can say a lot about dating culture, according to a new survey.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

FCC Chief Proposes Tough Open Internet Rules

FCC Chief Proposes Tough Open Internet RulesFCC Chair proposes applying old Communications act authority to new Net Neutrality rules
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

New Twitter Threat Against Airlines on Monday

New Twitter Threat Against Airlines on MondayAdditional threats against U.S. airlines were issued late Monday afternoon by a Twitter account.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Tech

Five Facebook Details You Shouldn't Share

Five Facebook Details You Shouldn't ShareThere are some things you shouldn't share online.
  • Tech
  • 2 months ago
Tech

The Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014 Were...

The Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014 Were...If you're still using "password" as your password, you're putting yourself at a much greater risk of being hacked
  • Tech
  • 2 months ago
Tech

SC Colleges Receive Grant For Cybersecurity Education

SC Colleges Receive Grant For Cybersecurity EducationSome South Carolina colleges will be getting more money in their budget to help stop cyber hacks.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Tech

7 Area Colleges, Universities Join Federal Cybersecurity Program

7 Area Colleges, Universities Join Federal Cybersecurity Program7 South Carolina colleges, universities, and one school district are joining in a national cybersecurity training program
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Tech

Gannett, AP, Other News Groups Partner For Drone Research

Gannett, AP, Other News Groups Partner For Drone ResearchGannett, AP, Other News Groups Partner For Drone Research
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Tech

Elementary Girls Receive Training In Web Coding

Elementary Girls Receive Training In Web CodingOne woman is helping elementary aged girls with web programming.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Tech

Report: Huffington Post, Other Sites Hit By Malware Ads

Report: Huffington Post, Other Sites Hit By Malware AdsAds laced with malware that subsequently installed ransomware on computers using outdated web browsers were displayed on major websites
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Tech

Captain Kirk, Your Mercedes F 015 Awaits

Captain Kirk, Your Mercedes F 015 AwaitsThe F 015 amounts to a high-tech test mule for a range of features that will soon enough find their way to existing Mercedes production cars.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Tech

AT&T: Unused Data Now Rolls To Next Month

AT&T: Unused Data Now Rolls To Next MonthAT&T Mobile is offering Data Rollover for their Mobile Share Value plan customers beginning later this month.
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Tech

FBI Says Warrants Unneeded to Skim Cellphones in Public

FBI Says Warrants Unneeded to Skim Cellphones in PublicFBI: Cell-site simulators can be used where there is "No reasonable expectation of privacy"
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
On Your Side

Don't Copy and Paste that 'Copyright' Facebook Message

Don't Copy and Paste that 'Copyright' Facebook MessageYou may have seen this message pop up -- perhaps time and time again -- in your Facebook feed.
  • On Your Side
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Nation

US Sanctions North Korea Over Sony Cyberattack

US Sanctions North Korea Over Sony CyberattackThe U.S. is imposing sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for the cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
  • Nation
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
On Your Side

Essential Texting Acronyms Every Parent Must Know

Essential Texting Acronyms Every Parent Must KnowIf you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.
  • On Your Side
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

Sign Up for WLTX Text Alerts

Sign Up for WLTX Text AlertsWLTX text alerts have been upgraded!
  • Tech
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

App to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolution

App to Help You Keep Your New Year's ResolutionApp to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolution
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly To A Student Athlete

One Bad Tweet Can Be Costly To A Student AthleteAdvice for student athletes includes putting forth best behavior on social media platforms.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

Report: Microsoft Working on New Web Browser

Report: Microsoft Working on New Web BrowserIs Microsoft preparing for life after Internet Explorer?
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Tech

8th Grader's App Places 2nd in Competition

8th Grader's App Places 2nd in Competition8th Grader creates allowance App and Places 2nd in Competition, among 125 participants.
  • Tech
  • 3 months ago
Tech

New Jersey Christmas Tree Controlled By Tweets

New Jersey Christmas Tree Controlled By TweetsTwitter users anywhere in the world can control the lights on a holiday display in New Jersey.
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  • 3 months ago
Tech

SC Bill Would Encourage Investment in Wind Energy

SC Bill Would Encourage Investment in Wind EnergyA North Myrtle Beach lawmaker has pre-filed a bill in the General Assembly to encourage utilities to invest in offshore wind energy.
  • Tech
  • 3 months, 1 week ago