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Alert: The Internet Has Run Out Of IP Addresses!

Although it sounds like a Nigerian Internet scam, it’s true. With millions of people coming online, the number of IP addresses is exhausted and a new standard for identifying computers and devices has come online: IPv6. So what is an “IP” address anyway and what will this NEW addressing system mean to you? First, let’s start at the beginning:

Every computer or device on a network has a unique identifier known as an IP address.

Congratulations to our June Trivia Challenge Winner……….

Dana Roach of Giuliano Miller & Company

Dana won a $20 gift card for Primo Hoagies

Last month’s answer

Which of these U.S. Presidents died on July 4th?

d) All of the above are true

This month’s question is:

What began its association with sports in 1927 through advertising on a wall of a minor league baseball park?

a) Gatorade
b) Wheaties
c) Hot Dogs
d) Beer

E-mail Kathy Tuno ktuno@productivetech.

Are You STILL Using Outdated Tape or Disk Backups?

If your computer network and the data it holds got erased or corrupted because of a virus, hard drive crash, fire, flood or some other random, unforeseen disaster, how confident are you RIGHT NOW that your business could be back up and running again FAST?

If your answer to that is, “I don’t know,” or “I’m not sure,” you are taking a HUGE risk with your company’s most important asset—the data on your network.

How to Deal with Disappointment

Disappointment is inevitable; there are just too many things going on in our lives to not have something or someone disappoint us. There are certainly degrees of disappointments, they come in all sizes, but it’s the big ones I want to address today.

People, associates, companies, teachers, bosses, teammates, classmates, spiritual leaders, politicians, spouses, brothers, sisters, Moms and Dads are all on the list of potential disappointers.

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter: Can Employers Demand Employees Give Up Their Login Info?

Here’s a new question that’s being discussed in the courts: Do employers have the right to ask new hires for their username and password to various social media sites? According to the state of Maryland, the answer is, “No.”

Recently the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that prevents employers in the state from asking prospective employees for their login information for various social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.

Congratulations to our May Trivia Challenge Winner……….

Cindy Daley of Friendly Planet Travel

Cindy won a $20 gift card for Primo Hoagies

Last month’s answer

Which of the following is true about a mother and her babies?

d) All of the above are true

This month’s question is:

Which of these U.S. Presidents died on July 4th?

a) John Adams
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) James Monroe
d) All of the above are true

E-mail Kathy Tuno ktuno@productivetech.

Congratulations to our April Trivia Challenge Winner……….

Kathleen Urban of Geis Realty Group

Kathleen won a $20 gift card for Wawa Markets

Last month’s answer

The original name of Lancaster, PA was?

 a)  Hickory Town

This month’s question is:

Which of the following is true about a mother and her babies?

a) A mother giraffe often gives birth while standing
b) A female oyster over her lifetime may produce over 100 million young
c) Kittens are born both blind and deaf, but their mother’s purring is used to signal them
d) All of the above are true

E-mail Kathy Tuno ktuno@productivetech.