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Chipotle Firings: One Story of a Broken Immigration System

Jim Wallis | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While the broken state of our immigration system, and its desperate need for reform, might not be a part of your daily life, there are many for whom it is. It's time we all start following this story.

What To Do If You've Lost Your Phone--And Before You Lose It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

A decade ago, losing your Nokia 3210 wasn't a huge deal. Sure, the loss of your text message history, contacts and Snake high score might be a painful...

Scammers Exploit Osama Bin Laden's Death On Facebook, Google

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

With the news of Osama Bin Laden's death commanding the Web today, it's no surprise that spammers have been exploiting the news for hours. It's pretty...

Assange: Facebook Is Most Appalling Spy Machine Ever Invented

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

In an interview with Russia Today (RT), Julian Assange called Facebook the "most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented." He told RT...

Lack Of Training Hampers FBI's Cyber Attack Investigations

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - FBI agents have had trouble investigating cyber attacks involving national security because they lack the needed technical expertise o...

Scammers Infecting eBooks With Malicious Links | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

With nearly a million titles available for its on-the-go readers, the Amazon Kindle and its associated e-book apps have revolutionized the reading wor...

8 Things You Need To Do After Sony's Huge PlayStation Network Data Breach

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

What was initially an annoying service outage on the PlayStation Network has recently been revealed as one of the biggest data breaches the gaming ind...

Microsoft's Windows Phone Devices Track You, Too

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

Following the revelation last week that Google and Apple are tracking users' locations, reports revealing that Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 operating s...

Apple In Hot Water With Congress Over Location Tracking

Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

(By Jasmin Melvin, Reuters) - Lawmakers extended their probe into location tracking on mobile devices this week, asking Apple Inc and other develo...

GMAIL ESSENTIALS: 5 Tips To Protect Your Account From Hackers

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.23.2011 | Technology

Quick searches of Twitter and Google reveal a flurry of recent Gmail hackings, and the Guardian reports that they might be rooted in the Gawker databa...

Android Has 'Huge' Malware Problem, Says Security Firm

San Francisco Chronicle | Posted 06.22.2011 | Technology

Google's Android mobile-phone platform faces soaring software attacks and has little control over the applications, according to security firm Kaspers...

Getting Communications Security Right

Susan Landau | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

The calculation is that on balance, the U.S. is better off with the deployment of strong cryptography than not. Each of these steps makes it easier for civilians to communicate securely.

Starbucks Sued Over Tip Jars That 'Invited Criminal Behavior'

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Starbucks has been slapped with a lawsuit three years after a Missouri altercation over an open Starbucks tip jar led to the death of 54-year-old Roge...

Understanding: The Most Forgotten Weapon In The War on Terror

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

The case of Alaskan Airlines 241 reminds us that while tefillin are not a security threat, ignorance is. It's troubling when airline personnel have no idea how to distinguish between a genuine threat and an unusual practice.

And Now, More About Me: The Sorry State Of The News Media

Judith Acosta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Acosta

Things have changed in many ways, but few things as dramatically or as insidiously as the manner in which we receive and process information. This is particularly true of the media.

Obama Makes Indefinite Detention His Own

ProPublica | Dafna Linzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama yesterday formalized indefinite detention for dozens of men held at Guantanamo Bay and announced that the Pentagon would move ahead wi...

Libya and the Short of It

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

There has been a spate of recent stories about the problems with shorterners, long before the current problems heated up. Governments should take the mischievous component out of the equation.

Religious Profiling -- The New Norm?

Nida Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nida Khan

If the last few major acts of violence in the U.S. were committed by White men, why is it that they are not scrutinized just as much as those that appear Muslim/Arab or simply 'other'?

National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Iris Mack

For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.

A Letter To Young Egyptian Protesters, From A Veteran U.S. Activist

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The Egyptian people have won the hearts of the world. They represent a new generation, a new leadership, and a new hope for the future. It is their time to lead.

The Next Wave of Business Management

Paul J. D'Arcy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Paul J. D'Arcy

For companies that are knowledge leaders, the rise of mobile devices, new applications, social media and ubiquitous broadband are the foundation for the next wave of business management and employment change.

Still-President Mubarak's Second Round of Threats

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

There is a word in Arabic -- makhlou' -- which means "the fallen" or "the kicked out." It is a word Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is trying desperately to avoid being associated with.

NATO's Existential Question

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabah Ghezali

NATO's ongoing dilemma is bound up in structural changes in the world order, not least being the difficult emergence of the European Union as a distinct strategic player.

NIST Leads the Charge on Online Authentication

Susan Landau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

It's been a long time coming. After any number of heavy-handed approaches to online identity management, the federal government looks like it is trying a more enlightened approach.

Keeping Your Parents Safe Online

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As the year comes to a close, I see many compiling lists of tips and ideas on how you and yours can stay safe online. Earlier this month Cisco held a ...