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Protect yourself! Sneaky Medicare scams are on the rise

Medicare fraud is on the rise, thanks to convincing new tactics criminals are using to trick patients into giving up personal information. If you...
Happening Now August 27, 2019

How to make calls with terrible cell reception

Whether you are a devoted Android user or iPhone enthusiast, you rely on your device to keep you connected throughout your day. Unfortunately, if...
Tips August 21, 2019

Sick of spoofed robocalls? The FCC is ready to take the fight overseas

Spoofing is becoming the weapon of choice for illegal robocallers. Now, the FCC is proposing changes that will help them go after international organizations...
Happening Now July 10, 2019

US government shuts down 4 more major robocall operations

A nation plagued by robocalls is getting some relief. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just took another major step toward stopping the hundreds of...
Happening Now June 27, 2019

Robocallers are stooping to an all-time low by attacking hospitals

Even though robocallers are always on the attack, you’d think some places would be off-limits, wouldn’t you? That’s not the case at all. They’ve...
Happening Now June 22, 2019

FCC says your phone carrier can block robocalls by default -- here's what that means

The U.S. government stepped up and made it easier for your carrier to block robocalls. What does that mean for you? We'll explain the...
Happening Now June 6, 2019

Avoid a new phone scam from Africa

What's the first thing that comes to mind when the phone rings in the middle of the night? Most likely you think something horrible...
Happening Now May 2, 2019

FCC proposes controversial plan to stop robocalls

Robocalls are so annoying, and it seems like they are getting more and more frequent. Calling early in the morning or even during dinner,...
Happening Now November 24, 2018

How America's Emergency Alert System works will fascinate you

The recent hurricanes that tore through the U.S. gauged America’s preparedness on a national level. No matter what state you live in, you could...
Happening Now September 30, 2017

Finally, FM Radio chips may be turned on our phones

In the wake of the recent hurricanes that wrought damage to our nation, one of the hard lessons we’ve learned is that our communication...
Happening Now September 29, 2017
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