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'Documentary' broke out of conspiracy circles to spread misinformation about COVID-19.

Last week, a slickly produced video titled "Plandemic" began making the rounds on social media before being banned by Facebook and Twitter because of the misinformation it spread about the novel coronavirus.

Among the unfounded claims in the video is that masks "activate" the virus, that beaches have healing powers and that a vaccine against COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, will kill millions. These claims, experts in immunology and viruses told Live Science, are flatly untrue. Some echo the tropes of the anti-vaccine movement.

Read more: Debunking the most dangerous claims of the commentary 'Plandemic'

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We are Open!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he is signing the "New York State on PAUSE" executive order, a 10-point policy to assure uniform safety for everyone. It includes a new directive that all non-essential businesses statewide must close in-office personnel functions effective at 8PM on Sunday, March 22, and temporarily bans all non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason

If you need your laptop and computers fixed during the corona virus lockdown give us a call.

347-791-3311

Please follow guidance we released a month ago regarding potential lockdowns in the city. "What happens if my computer crashes during the corona virus outbreak"

 

Read more: Brooklyn Computer Repair Open During Corona Virus Lockdown

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Change Remote Desktop (RDP) Port in Windows 10

RDP stands for Remote Desktop Connection. It is a special network protocol which allows a user to establish a connection between two computers and access the Desktop of a remote host. It is used by Remote Desktop Connection. The local computer is often referred to as the "client". In this article, we'll see how to change the port that Remote Desktop listens on.

The default port is 3389.

Read more: Change RDP Port in Windows 10 and Prevent Malicious Hackers From Getting In

Remote learning in corona virus times
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With the outbreak of the Corona virus there is the possibility schools in NYC will be closed for a few weeks.

So what happens to all the progress you've made all semester with your students.

With State tests are coming up in April this is a critical time for our children. We leverage the power and affordability of Amazon Web Services (AWS)  and Microsoft Skype to deliver remote video teaching capabilities to students.

Read more: Teach your NYC Classroom from the comfort of your home

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Repair Your Computer During the Corona Virus Outbreak in New York City

We at Shortcircuited have been preparing for the corona virus outbreak to arrive in New York City since December 2019.

We will remain open in any quarantines the city may implement . If there is no lock down in New York City below are the safety procedures we would like all of our clients to follow.

Similar small businesses in New York City should follow similar procedures

Read more: What happens if my computer crashes during the corona virus outbreak

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bitcoin accepted hereSetup Your Business to Accept Bitcoin & Crypto Transactions

The first  and most important step will be to get a secure wallet provider.

Coinbase offers everything you will need to start accepting payments. There are many more providers out there but they are the 800 pound gorilla in the industry to date.

Square and Robinhood has crypto capabilities but they are not quite as polished yet.

And thats basically it. That's the whole article really. Lol!

Then you will need to get banners telling people you accept Bitcoin.

Sign Up for an Account @ Coinbase here

 

Read more: How to Setup and Accept Bitcoin in your Business as a Form of Payment

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Don't Throw Away your Computer. Upgrade it!
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Read more: Time to Upgrade your Computer

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What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing is renting resources, like storage space or CPU cycles, on another company's computers. You only pay for what you use. The company providing these services is referred to as a cloud provider. Some example providers are Microsoft, Amazon, and Google.

The cloud provider is responsible for the physical hardware required to execute your work, and for keeping it up-to-date. The computing services offered tend to vary by cloud provider. However, typically they include:

Read more: What is cloud computing?

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