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Hemanshu Nigam

Anonymity Is Part of Humanity

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents
Hemanshu Nigam

So, what's hot? Apps based on anonymity, where kids and adults can explore questions that can be asked or answered anonymously, are rising in popularity.

Keeping Dad Happy and Your Wallet Safe

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.17.2012 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Two of the top five crimes reported are connected to shopping online: advanced payment scams and non-delivery of auction items.

LinkedIn Reminds Us: A Different Password for Every Site Is Critical

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

There is one simple lesson -- if all your passwords are the same on each site you use and someone fraudulently obtains your login info for one site, they will have obtained access to all your sites in one small coup.

Avoiding the Cyber Crime Holiday

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Hemanshu Nigam

This year 40% of consumers will have their information misused. Given the just as staggering figures for online crimes against businesses, what are companies supposed to do?

The Facebook Revolt

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 01.03.2012 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Against all odds, Facebook has become one of the most powerful tools for the promotion of freedom. It has made spreading the word to organize for a cause easier to do, faster to execute, and more far-reaching.

The Amazing Race: The Irony of Halloween

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment
Hemanshu Nigam

I decided to watch the most recent episode of The Amazing Race after a night of walking the neighborhood streets with my six-year-old in search of the...

The Amazing Race: Back to Basics

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment
Hemanshu Nigam

The last episode of The Amazing Race brought us back to life as we used to know it and how much of the world still knows it.

The Amazing Race: The Buddy System

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 12.21.2011 | Entertainment
Hemanshu Nigam

Last week's episode of The Amazing Race was quite inspiring and insightful. Couples were not only working well with each other, a few were even pairi...

The Amazing Race: Text Me So I Can Hear You

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment
Hemanshu Nigam

Last week's episode of The Amazing Race was the most uncomfortable ever and strangely last night's episode was the most comfortable ever. Last week b...

The Amazing Race: Confucius Meets Twitter

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

The Amazing Race came back with yet another exciting season premier this weekend. From the start we saw a lack of preparation by 'the showgirls' that...

Don't Remind Me Later

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Hackers are literally creating and launching new viruses every day. That means that these invaluable updates are needed frequently.

When Hackers Attack, Earthquakes Follow

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

If there is one thing to keep in mind, it is this -- hackers don't follow traditional fault lines. At any time, you can be the flashing red dot marking the epicenter of a major safety, security, and privacy earthquake.

So Many Kid Sites, So Little Time

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 11.01.2011 | Parents
Hemanshu Nigam

Should my kids play games online? Is there a safe place for them to explore the web? How secure are the sites that my kids are visiting? There are so many questions and so many sites.

Protecting Your Memories by Protecting Your Devices

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 10.26.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Whether we lose mobile devices at a football game or have them stolen from a table at a coffee shop, we can also lose vast amounts of personal information stored inside them.

Nightmare Renters From Airbnb

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Until recently, Airbnb was not tossed around in the average news cycle. However, since a story recently broke about malicious use of rented property and Airbnb's apparent woeful management of the crisis, the name is everywhere... and not in a good way.

The Bachelorette and The Illusion of Reality

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Hemanshu Nigam

Did you watch this week's episode of The Bachelorette? Ashley and the remaining three bachelors escaped to the Fiji Islands, one of the most perfect ...

Alert: Camp Counselor Enters Digital Age

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Grooming is a seemingly innocuous process by which an online predator -- in this case, the counselor -- finds an "in" with the child

Lucky in Love Meets Cautious Online

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

It's comforting to think that everyone on dating sites is just as earnest as you are: looking for love and hoping to find a soul mate. Sadly, even the online dating world has scammers.

Congressman Weiner and Sexting Amongst Friends

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Hemanshu Nigam

If you're thinking about sexting, you might as well print it, sign it, and put your address, phone, and photo on it and then put it on a billboard in Times Square for the world to see.

The Bachelorette and the Creepy Masked Bachelor

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Hemanshu Nigam

Did you see The Bachelorette last night? One of the bachelors has been wearing a creepy looking black mask under the guise that Ashley, our bachelore...