Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Police: Be wary of a graphic e-mail virus

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Officers in Troop E in Montville are investigating a graphic e-mail sent to e-mail accounts throughout southeastern Connecticut. The public is asked to delete any e-mail with the subject of: ” We are the world, we are the children……..enjoy.” [Read More]

Technology helps connect readers, newspapers

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Readers of Hearst Connecticut’s four daily and six weekly newspapers have never had as much of an influence in the final product – or ability to reach the reporters and editors with such ease as today. [Read More]

Stop blaming technology and take responsibility for your actions

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It’s time people stop complaining about the information posted online about them, and start acting more in line with how they would like to be perceived. [Read More]

Twitterverse takes another hit

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Hackers have discovered a new way to rock the Twitterverse Tuesday. [Read More]

Student journalist inadvertently scores interview of a lifetime?

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Chelsea Isaacs, a student journalist from Long Island, got the story of a lifetime when Steve Jobs told her to “leave us alone.” [Read More]

Get an unprecedented view inside the Petit murder trial

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Social media often shines the brightest during the darkest times — particularly in terms of Twitter. [Read More]

Search engine offers ‘Instant’ gratification

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Google has instituted a change that it promises will revolutionize the way people scour the Web. [Read More]

University encourages students to use Facebook more

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As many colleges and universities encourage their students to sign off of Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare and other social media sites while on campus, at least one American institution is encouraging increased usage. [Read More]

Control what Google knows about you; learn about yourself

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Google has made it easier than ever to understand what personal information is collected, who it is available to and gives you the power to change such settings. [Read More]