Election Day 2016 By The Numbers

Even with our system of checks and balances, four years of executive power can change the country – perhaps even the course of history – considerably. So from FDR’s near-sweep of Republican Alf Randolph in 1936 to the Supreme Court’s ruling in 2000’s Bush v. Gore nail-biter, every presidential election matters and is, indeed, historic.…

Safe Halloween Tips with a Tech Twist

Halloween is a weeks away and kids are looking forward to trick-or-treating. As kids get older, they want to venture off on their own and exert some independence. Parents always and should worry, “Will my kids be safe?” In today’s day and age that is a valid concern. Justin Lavelle, Communications Director at background checking…

Cities ‘Go Green’ for National Energy Awareness Month

With October being National Energy Awareness Month and 74 percent of Americans today supporting efforts to protect the environment, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Greenest Cities in America. To determine which cities promote an environmentally friendly lifestyle, WalletHub and its analysts compared the 100 largest cities across 20 key indicators…

2016 Spectrum Guide Released

If you use a mobile or smartphone, you need to know the term “spectrum.” In wireless, Spectrum refers to the radio portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. The radio spectrum spans a certain, limited frequency range. Multiple signals can be transmitted simultaneously on different frequencies. But if the frequencies are the same, or even too close,…