News & Updates

  • The Basics of Computer Recycling

    We live in a world dominated by electronics.  The next time you’re in a restaurant, take note of how many people have their faces buried in their phones (you may have to look up from your own).  The result of our obsession with technology is that we’re not only surrounded by monitors, mobile devices, and […]

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  • Types of Data Breaches (Not from Hacking)

    When it comes to data breaches, the odds are stacked against us, especially for highly regulated businesses. According to Ponemon, data breaches cost organizations in the U.S. an average of $225 per record compromised. More heavily regulated industries experience higher costs. Healthcare tops the list at $380 per capita, followed by financial services ($336), services […]

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  • Girls Breaker Day 2018!

    Girls Breaker Day invites girls from 5th grade to 10th grade to come take stuff apart! You can bring your own stuff if you want, but we’ll have computers, keyboards, and other stuff to take apart too… and we DO have a purpose… to learn about computers & electronics. Girls Breaker Day is kind of […]

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  • Managing eWaste at Rental Properties

    TVs and electronics become outdated faster than anything else. With people wanting the newest and best, the ‘old’ electronics often get left behind. Property managers in Sioux Falls have to deal with tenants leaving behind everything from Stereos and Speakers, to Televisions and Computers, to Monitors and Microwaves, and everything in between. When it comes to electronic […]

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  • Windows 7 to Become Obsolete by the End of 2018: Time for a Hardware Refresh

    Turnover in technology is nothing new.  Ever since the beginning of the industrial revolution, technological advances seem to occur at an ever-quickening pace, as evidenced by the rapid innovations in computing, mobile, and internet technologies over the last few decades.  It’s hard to believe that the iPhone debuted just over a decade ago, forever changing […]

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  • How to Properly Manage Security Threats at Law Firms

    While all businesses have legal and ethical obligations to secure consumer data, some industries must also work to protect additional information provided by their clientele.  Law firms, in particular, are inundated with information that falls under the protection of attorney-client privilege, which means it must be kept confidential.  In other words, law firms have to […]

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  • Business eWaste…Are you in Compliance?

    Home Depot may be one of the most recent companies to make the news for illegally dumping its electronic waste — resulting in a $27 million settlement with their state — but they are certainly not alone when it comes to this careless and unlawful way of getting rid of used computers and equipment. In […]

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  • The Importance of Securely Destroying Old Hard Drives

    The growth of digital storage solutions has in many ways been a blessing for businesses.  You no longer have to deal with tons of paper copies taking up space in filing cabinets on the premises or pay for off-site warehouse storage for overflow records.  Now you can store your entire backlog of records digitally, saving […]

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  • ROI for Used Computers

    Return on Investment for Used Computers With technology advancing every day, businesses must act quickly for any chance of a return on investment for their outdated IT equipment. When computers becomes obsolete, they lose value as fast as any other technology on the market. If out-of-date electronic equipment is allowed to take up space and collect dust, depreciation […]

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