By Ap Mcclatchy | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: August 6, 2018 at 11:01 am | UPDATED: August 6, 2018 at 11:10 am The great thing about shopping online is you don’t have to worry about a pushy salesperson trying to upsell you on something. The downside of shopping online for electronic items is you might need someone to help you figure out how to use your gadget and have it sync up with your other Wi-Fi-connected products. Companies are realizing there’s a need for home tech support as electronic devices become more sophisticated and consumers are willing to pay for the help. In late May, Best Buy launched Best Buy Total Tech Support Powered by Geek Squad, offering unlimited technical support in-person, over-the-phone or online, for an annual fee of $199. Purchasers also receive discounts on other items. Best Buy has offered technical support of individual items purchased at the company, but plan purchasers will get help on all their devices no matter where … [Read more...] about Need help with your TV and smart-home setup? At-home tech support may be the answer.
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Tammy Paolino Cherry Hill Courier-Post Published 10:46 p.m. UTC Jul 23, 2018 Cancer is no laughing matter but using humor to help support those fighting breast and gynecological cancers comes with a main course of comedy. The Courier-Post, Ritz Theatre Company, SLK Partners and Humor Hound are co-sponsoring a HONOR. LAUGH. GIVE, a benefit comedy night at the Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township on Friday, Aug. 10. More: Comfort chair helps breast cancer patients More: Barbara Rothschild never forgot you, South Jersey More: Ladies OUT LOUD helps young women speak up The event will feature comedians Dena Blizzard, Missy Grynkiewicz and LaTice Klapa with host Ron Kelly and musical performance by Vedra Chandler all of whom are donating their time to help fight breast and gynecological cancer while honoring cancer survivors. Proceeds benefit the Cooper Foundation's Pink & Teal Fund, which benefits local patients by supporting research, complementary … [Read more...] about Honor.Laugh.Give: Evening of comedy, music supports women fighting cancer
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. of Ijamsville, Maryland for Environmental Management Information Technology Support Services. This contract is a Time and Materials type contract. The contract contains a $3.5 million estimated value of services, and has a twelve month period of performance. The Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) mission is to complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy resulting from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research. The program is one of the largest and most diverse and technically complex environmental cleanup programs in the world and includes responsibility for the cleanup of numerous sites across the country. Integral to that responsibility is the need to safely disposition large volumes of nuclear waste; safeguard and prepare for disposition nuclear materials that … [Read more...] about DOE Awards Contract for the Environmental Management Information Technology Support Services
Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (E-TAS), of Oak Ridge, Tenn., for Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) Technical Support Services. The contract primarily includes a time and materials contract line item number (CLIN) with a firm-fixed-price CLIN for transition and an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity CLIN for firm-fixed price task orders. The total value of the contract is $136,629,181.00. The period of performance includes a Base Period of three years to include a 60-day transition, and Option Period 1 for two years, for a total period of performance of up to five years. Seven proposals were received in response to the solicitation. The incumbent PPPO support service contracts were awarded as three Small Business contracts in 2013, which are all due to expire on September 30, 2018 (including options that have been exercised). The current support service contracts at … [Read more...] about DOE Awards Contract for the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Acquisition
A legislative panel on Thursday endorsed state Treasurer Dennis Milligan's proposal to create a chief information technology post in his office that would pay a salary up to $97,400 a year. Milligan, a Republican from Benton, said in a letter to a legislative subcommittee that he wants to hire a former consultant for the office's Massachusetts-based information technology consultant, Edgewater Technology. The former consultant designed and implemented the treasury management system used by the office since 2005 and has assisted the office since then, he said. The prospective employee is Craig Johnson of Hot Springs, who hasn't received a formal job offer from the office, Milligan spokesman Stacy Peterson said after the subcommittee's meeting. She said the office also hasn't determined a salary level yet. "Our treasury management system is a critical component to all of our operations," Milligan wrote in his letter to the Legislative Council's Personnel Subcommittee. "Any malfunction in … [Read more...] about Panel supports treasurer’s request to hire tech chief