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How to shop online securely

The holiday season is close upon us and soon millions of people around world will be looking to buy the perfect gifts. Many people will choose to shop online in search of a great, deal or to avoid long lines and crowds. Unfortunately, this is also the time unscrupulous websites may attempt to scam you by selling counterfeit products, stealing your credit card information or failing to deliver anything. In this post we will cover some of the dangers of shopping online and ways to protect yourself.
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Mrs. Wittwer’s turkey stuffing recipe

Dave Wittwer, president and CEO of TDS Telecommunications Corp, loves to cook. So, just in time for the holidays, he's sharing one of his family's favorite recipes. Get his mom's stuffing recipe now so you've got time to shop for ingredients before the big day.
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Make 20-30 different holiday treats this year—bake with Melynn

Last year we shared Melynn’s technique for baking an amazing number of cookies for the holidays. Each holiday she makes 20-30 different kinds! How does she do it (and still sleep?), by planning ahead and starting early. She'll be starting her cookie prep this weekend and there's still time to follow along and have 24 different cookies by December 9th (just in time for cookie exchanges, and sharing at work and parties). Plus, Melynn shares a new recipe she's going to try for Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark.
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Friday tech news roundup for November 15

This week new products abound with the release of the new PlayStation 4, Roomba 880 vacuum, and Coin—a device that might change your wallet forever. Also, check out new renderings of Apple's new campus, learn how the iPad got it's iconic design, and get the scoop on the new Netflix interface.
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How to create and remember strong passwords

Strong passwords are more likely to keep your account and personal information safe when you're online. The tricky part is using the many recommended password do's and don'ts and remembering your passwords later. There is a way! F-Secure shares a method for creating memorable, strong passwords.
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In the spotlight: Medford, Wisconsin

Medford has much to offer—after all, it’s the home of Tombstone Pizza and the gorgeous Chequamegon National Forest is nearby. But, from a TDS perspective it’s also quite unique. Medford is part of the Midway Telephone Company exchange, which was among the first 10 Wisconsin companies acquired by TDS. You could say that Medford is part of the foundation TDS was built upon.
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Friday tech news roundup for November 8

Watch a tour of the soon-to-be released Xbox One, get $200 towards a new iPad at Target (if you act fast), and learn about the new Windows tablets coming soon. Also, get ready for new Marvel universe shows on Netflix, read how Minecraft was born, and say goodbye to Blockbuster stores.
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Have an Adobe account? Here’s how to tell if it was hacked

Last month, Adobe announced that data from at least 2.9 million (yes, million) active users was stolen. Later, some reports put that number closer to 150 million. Thieves made off with encrypted credit card information and also user IDs and log-in credentials. If you've wondered if your account could have been among those breached, there's now a way to find out.
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Three movies to watch this winter

Now before you start thinking winter is nothing but a cold, white, and depressing season, remember there are some great things to watch when you are locked away in your warm house. Here are some of my favorite movies to watch—some that you may not have heard of before.
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In the spotlight: Monticello, Minnesota

As the days grow shorter and fall turns to winter, people begin to flock to Monticello, Minn., a TDS and… more...
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