Track Tesla; Watch For Scams

If you’re interested in tracking the whereabouts of the red Tesla Roadster Elon Musk famously (or infamously) launched into space in early February, there’s a website set up to do just that. WhereIsTheRoadster.com tracks how far the car is from Earth (3.6 million miles), how far it is from Mars (129 million miles), how fast […]

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Chrome Ad Blocking Won’t Change Much For Users

The digital world has been awash with coverage of Google’s introduction of ad blocking capabilities into the new version of its Chrome browser. As of Feb. 15th, the updated browser started identifying 12 types of online ads Google and its special advertising industry group (Coalition For Better Ads, or CBA) have defined as “intrusive” to […]

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Email scammers target area businesses

A handful of Bismarck-Mandan area businesses are reporting a variation on an email scam circulating in the area. Apparently aimed at business-to-business operations, this scam involves receiving an email that appears to be from a local company. The email says you are behind on a payment or an account and need to settle up immediately […]

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Do-it-yourselfers can still build a website

In the prehistoric days of the internet (about 30 years ago), if you wanted a Web page or website, you had to build it yourself. This meant learning basic HTML, the scripting language that makes Web pages possible. It was pretty simple back then: Learn a few HTML “tags” and you could pretty much design […]

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