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6 Holiday tech gift ideas for the techie in your life

With Black Friday right around the corner, it’s already time to start planning for the holiday season. Before you whip out the holiday decorations, you might want to start thinking about what to give your loved ones. Luckily for you, TDS is highlighting six cost-effective tech gifts to make the 2019 holiday season one to remember!
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security month

It’s the perfect season for a security refresher

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month—the perfect time to give your accounts and devices the protection they deserve, and learn about the current threats you face online. While there is no sure-fire way to completely defend your different accounts and devices, there are some general guidelines that everyone can use to fight back against unwanted intrusion at home and in the workplace.
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FTC: Social Security is not trying to take your benefits

There's a new twist on the Social Security Administration (SSA) scam. Listen to a SSA imposter robocall, which says your benefits will end. (That’s not true, by the way.)
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Labor Day is this year’s best time to cook—seriously

Maybe it’s time we rethink the idea of grilling meat as the epitome of Labor Day cuisine. Think about it this way: your local farmer’s market is at its best—produce is thriving, and farmers are doling out beautiful fruits and veggies with reckless abandon. Get 4 recipes designed to make the most out of nature's fresh bounty plus one awesome meat recipe too.
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Diners and drive-ins

Diners, Drive-Ins, Dives, and TDS

For the past 12 years, Fieri has been cruising around the United States in his red, 1967 Camaro SS in search of the best “greasy spoon” restaurants and eateries. Visiting nearly every state in the country, Fieri has compiled an impressive list of “funky joints”—some of which happen to be in TDS serving areas.
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Big News for ACC Sports Fans!

Calling all fans of the Atlantic Coast Conference! Watching your favorite conference just got easier! On August 22, the ACC is launching its very own, 24/7 sports network: ACC Network (ACCN). How can you watch? For all TDS TV customers, ACC Network is joining the Expanded Programming Tier starting the day it launches—August 22! You can find it on channel 628 in Standard Definition, and 1628 in High Definition.
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First TDS all-company school supply drive is major success

This past week, TDS Telecom employees from across the country participated in the organization’s first-ever TDS All-Company School Supply Drive. Offices in New Mexico, Wisconsin, Utah, Oregon, and Minnesota all collected items to be donated to their respective, local schools. The outstanding efforts of all the participating offices resulted in a collection totaling more than 10,000 items.
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Back to School 2019: A Tech Guide

It seems like the grill has barely cooled off from your Fourth of July celebrations, and already the back-to-school deals are everywhere. Your student needs the gadgets that will make their busy lives more enjoyable and productive. Luckily, we have a short list—curated by a college student—of items that just might make all the difference come fall.
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TDS 50 for 50

Two more 50th anniversary charitable donations

June marks the halfway point in the TDS 50 for 50 Golden Year of Giving initiative. The funds are being given to charities nominated and chosen by employees from all of the companies. In May we told about about three of the TDS-selected charities that were awarded funds, and we're pleased to share that two more have been added to list of winners!
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4th of July

Some small towns celebrate the 4th in big ways

In some cases entire towns commemorate the country’s independence—and some really do it up in style. Five of TDS’ communities were named as top small town places for celebrating July 4th in big ways. Check out what gives these cities an extra spark:
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