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  • November 25, 2014 Rebecca Carrollshopping with appBefore your Thanksgiving meal’s even digested, the siren song of Black Friday will be calling, if it isn’t already. Sure, some of the best shopping deals are to be had at this time of year, but how to make sense of it and still keep your sanity? If you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, or ... Read more
  • November 19, 2014 Rebecca CarrollDiamond_ring Is there anything more dear than family or friends? The song might say “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend”, but in fact, naming people after precious and semi-precious gems started in the 19th century. We took a look at some of these jewels, and discovered that there are some old school treasures and modern gems ... Read more
  • November 18, 2014 Jonathan NelsonRed pin stuck in a GPS device isolated on white backgroundSpam and call scams are two things that are all too familiar to Americans. While we’ve covered some of the more notable ones like the IRS scam, there are many others such as the Grandparent scam or the Medical Alert scam. Since Whitepages believes data should be used for good, we decided to leverage our ... Read more
  • November 12, 2014 Rebecca CarrollBooker T Washington leading intellect of 19th centuryPeople say that one’s name is defining, and reflects one’s identity. We looked at a recent trend in names and noticed that some words, which once solely described one’s job or occupation, have moved over into the “Names” category of our culture. Do you think names like these may define a person’s destiny? Do you ever ... Read more
  • November 11, 2014 Suja Vaidyanathansmart phone back boardWhat’s a SIM and why would anyone ever need more than one? SIM stands for subscriber identity module and is a circuit printed on a card in your smartphone. A SIM card can be swapped into phones, making it easy to port your phone number to different phones. There are different types of SIM cards, ... Read more

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