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A 'Geek Squad' for Diabetes Care and Access

Healthline – David Panzirer is fed up with the healthcare system in America, and he has an idea for a fix -- specific to people with diabetes. Share on Pinterest This D-Dad with two T1D children (Morgan, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2007 at six years old;…

Robert Stephens, Founder of The Geek Squad

Kevin Kelly – Our guest this week is Robert Stephens. Robert is the founder of The Geek Squad and former CTO of Best Buy. The Geek Squad turns 25 this year, employing over 24,000 people. A native of Chicago, he now lives in the Bay Area. He has read the Cool…

GEEK SQUAD: Shazam! Reviewed!

PHAWKER.COM – BY RICHARD SUPLEE GEEK SPACE CORRESPONDENT Shazam! is hands down DC's best movie since The Dark Knight trilogy. Filmed in Toronto but set in Philly, Shazam! is an old fashioned feel good film that is perfect for a character first created in 1939…

Boys & Girls club members experience Geek Squad Academy

Inland Empire Community News – More than 100 Inland Empire youth did hands-on activities with members of Best Buy's Geek Squad during spring break. Best Buy employees from around Southern California and corporate headquarters ran a two-day Geek Squad Academy tech education camp…

This 'Geek Squad' scam is freaky

CASE by @altaloman – ALTALOMAN aka CANSWERIST – When you search for computer tech help, you may be inclined to Google “Geek Squad”, but you may not be aware of the following caveat. Pay attention to a new scam warning. Reports say people are getting calls from someone who claims to…

Rogers Co. Deputies Issues Warning About Fake Geek Squad Calls

NewsOn6.com – ROGERS COUNTY, Oklahoma - The Rogers County Sheriff's Office has a new scam warning. Deputies say people are getting calls from someone who claims to work for Geek Squad or some other computer repair service. The scammer claims they will reimburse…

Carphone Warehouse fined £29m over 'Geek Squad' mis-selling

The Financial Times – Myles McCormick in London – Mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has been fined £29.1m by the UK financial regulator over the mis-selling of its “Geek Squad” insurance and technical support product. The Financial Conduct Authority on Wednesday said the…

Report: FBI Paid Geek Squad Employees to Spy on Customers

truthinmedia.com – Civil Liberties Report: FBI Paid Geek Squad Employees to Spy on Customers After court documents in the 2017 prosecution of a California child pornography case revealed that a Kentucky Geek Squad employee had been used as an informant to obtain…