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Privacy, Security And GPS-Based Apps: An Inside Look From SCRUFF

Eric Silverberg | Posted 09.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Silverberg

The privacy and security of location-based apps has become a major concern for smartphone users around the globe. As the CEO of SCRUFF, one of the largest gay dating apps in the world, I take these reports seriously. While there are measures we have taken to protect our community, it's critical that all users understand the benefits and limitations intrinsic to location-based apps.

Top 10 Unknown Gadget Pionerds

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Unlike famous and successful independent inventors such as Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell, most the folks who invented the gadgets and technologies that enable our 21st-century lives perform in relative obscurity.

an't Remember Anything? Blame Google and Your Map App

Nan Silver | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty
Nan Silver

Before satellites dotted the sky, accurate directions often required consulting more than one paper map and gathering pertinent details from other humans like, "there will be a cemetery on the left." Once you acquired such critical information, you really didn't want to forget it.

When GPSs Collide

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.14.2014 | Comedy
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has noticed very lately that her two GPS systems (car and phone) have decided to join both the Middle East and Congress in their inability to cooperate in any way whatsoever.

This GPS Program Finds The Prettiest Route, Not The Shortest

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

Sometimes the journey is better than the destination. While GPS units typically map the shortest path between two locations, researchers at Yahoo h...

'Mr. Zezima Goes Back to Washington'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.09.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Before my recent visit to Washington, D.C., a town populated by clueless people, so one more wouldn't hurt, I had been in the nation's capital twice -- once on purpose.

Are You Using Your GPS?

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Remember -- there are no mistakes -- even when you experience something that you don't want, you get real clarity about what you do want. You get to make new distinctions and to create a new focus for what you do want to experience. Course-correction made!

Orwell's Nightmare: The NSA and Google -- Big Brother Meets Big Business

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

What would happen if the most powerful technology company in the world and the largest clandestine spying agency in the world joined forces?

The Fashion Accessory No Teen Really Wants

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Double Charged is a special investigation into the U.S. juvenile justice system, produced by Youth Radio. By: Sayre Quevedo This story airs on Ame...

Double Charged: The True Cost of Juvenile Justice

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Double Charged is a special investigation into the U.S. juvenile justice system, produced by Youth Radio. By: Myles Bess This story airs on Ameri...

How to keep your Kids safe Online

Robert Siciliano | Posted 06.28.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

Every parent should know all the ways they can keep their kids safe in the online world. In McAfee’s 2013 study, Digital Deception: Ex...

World's Best GPS System: Gratitude, Positivity and Sensitivity

Dr. Michael R. Mantell | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael R. Mantell

My car has a world-class GPS system in it. It's a genuine, high-tech, (the kind I need our 13-year-old to explain), sure-to-get-me-where-I-want-to-go virtual assistant that guides me in my travels. Only problem is, I said I wanted to get to "happiness," and it was stymied.

Is Global Warming Real? A 30-Second Answer

Keith Gaby | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

There is either a decades-long conspiracy involving tens of thousands of scientists who have imbedded false formulas into the basic physics and chemistry textbooks, or climate change is real.

I Have Nothing to Hide: Government Surveillance Does Not Concern Me

National Council of La Raza | Posted 06.09.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

By Irasema Garza, J.D., Policy Advisor, NCLR Policy Analysis Center The old adage that nothing is certain in life except for death and taxes is no lo...

Kidnapping's 3 Stages: Lure, Induction, Captivity

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

As a security and safety expert, I often lecture about all the facets of a kidnapping. There are three basic stages or phases of the kidnapping experi...

Technology - The Price of Convenience or The Cure For It?

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Its 1:00pm on a Monday, and I'm chewing away on a project at my current start up. Already having skipped breakfast, and now running through my lunch h...

Parents, This Gadget Is More Than Just A Colorful Watch For Kids

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents

Parents worried about the whereabouts of their children may soon have their fears alleviated by a new wearable GPS device designed specifically for yo...

Stating the Objective

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.20.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

As we plan our next lesson, let's keep in mind that our students do best when they are given control. This is achieved most comprehensively through process and product differentiation and layered curricula.

Putting Big Brother in the Driver's Seat: V2V Transmitters, Black Boxes and Drones

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Time to buckle up your seatbelts, folks. You're in for a bumpy ride. We're hurtling down a one-way road toward the Police State at mind-boggling spe...

Amber Alert GPS: Say Hello to Smart Affordable Child Locators

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The AmberAlert GPS, is "The Intelligent Way to Keep Families Connected and Safe", today unveiled an infographic that explains how Smart Locators mak...

Too Connected When You Travel?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

It is hard to get lost when your Smartphone's GPS won't let you. It is hard to allow absence make the heart grow fonder when you are connected 24/7.

Her and Him: Getting Lost in America

John K. Herr | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

Her tells the story of a man falling in love with a machine ("Been there, done that" say the nation's women.) The movie, nominated for an Academy Awar...

When High School Meets Entrepreneurship: From Temp-changing Pillows to GPS Walking Canes, These Young Inventors Compete for NFTE First Place

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Thirty students competed--with operating businesses and business ideas as diverse as Afghani restaurants to GPS-laden walking canes to college application websites to heating and cooling pillows.

Uber Car Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.18.2014 | San Francisco
Lisa Mirza Grotts

As a frequent Uber rider, I've come up with a few guidelines that will make the experience even smoother for both drivers and passengers.

Love Is Never Having to Say You're Siri

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Joaquin Phoenix, looking eerily like Kevin Kline, falls in love with his computer operating system. This is totally understandable (the falling in love part, not the Kevin Kline part), since his operating system is played by Scarlett Johansson.