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Paul Everton
Paul Everton is CEO of Yapmo and Founder of Visible Vote for which he was recently honored as a top innovator at the Chicago Innovation Awards. He has over 18 years of experience in Information Technology, Programming Techniques, Network and Infrastructure design, and business development.

Everton developed Visible Vote in 2009 to help strengthen the pipeline between people and their legislators. Before that, he developed complex network architecture designs for Fortune 100 clients while working for a San Francisco-based firm. He began his career designing Security infrastructures for nation’s most secure government organizations.

Everton is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a specialization in network security and cryptography techniques. He currently resides in Chicago.

Everton has been featured by CNN and Fox News, and his work has been profiled by BusinessWeek, Forbes, and The Hill.

Entries by Paul Everton

How the FCC May Have Broken the Internet Last Week and How You Can Save It

(2) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 1:05 PM

The FCC rules just passed might seem like a bunch of technical mumbojumbo, but it could lead to serious implications for the Internet and for consumers. This article attempts to explain the rules the FCC passed in layman terms and what you can do to save the Internet...

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Google's Gmail Hacked This Weekend? Tips To Beef Up Your Security

(2) Comments | Posted July 24, 2013 | 12:44 PM

Recently a large number of people complained about their Gmail accounts being hacked. It also looks like Google's team is hard at work on the threads claiming that it was the users' fault for not being secure with their passwords.

You may think that your personal email is not important...

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Why Microsoft Surface Is the Only Choice For Business Users

(44) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 11:56 AM

I decided to give the Microsoft Surface RT running Windows 8 RT a test drive. Be warned: I'm not your typical tablet consumer. My company, Yapmo, creates enterprise software applications that are social media mobile/tablet apps designed to solve specific business needs. So if you are looking for a review...

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Apple Has Lost Its Way in HTC/Google Patent Lawsuit

(10) Comments | Posted July 20, 2011 | 11:00 AM

I recently have been reading the plethora of snazzy articles being written by tech journalists about the impending doom of HTC/Google due to the judge's ruling on the two patents. The lack of substance in the articles and in-depth review of what is really going on here has spurred me...

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Why Departing Dems Have It Right, By the Numbers

(1) Comments | Posted March 9, 2010 | 5:49 PM

It's not often that someone turns in his membership card to the most exclusive club in the land. But when Evan Bayh decided to give up his seat in the U.S. Senate last month, he sparked a trend continued by Rep. Eric Massa this week. The departing legislators, citing partisan...

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