Technology companies say they will use the Internet of Things to improve our energy usage, health, security, and lifestyle and habits. In reality, companies such as Apple and Google want to learn all they can about us so that they can market more products and services to us -- and sell our data to others.
While using words like yoga, exercise and lift may land you in the "Health Buff" personality type, simply putting in "I dunno" and "I'll fill this out later" may score you a brand new personality type all your own, "Too Lazy To Date."
As I walked around TechCrunch Disrupt NYC recently, I was bombarded with messaging, product demos and pitches. Until I met a young lady who didn't know I was a tech journo. She had one goal, after I announced that "Bitcoin isn't my thing." To change my mind.
Young girls who like to program and code as much as they like to play with dolls are pushing their way into computer and science labs, but they may not be receiving the same support or opportunities as their male counterparts. Why not?
Recently, the UK's National Crime Agency launched a new campaign designed to educate families about the dangers of sexting.
All brands need to prepare for the localization of marketing...or get left behind.
The crux of the problem when it comes to reporting unclaimed property: It's impossible to be guarded and careful about something you don't even know exists, and of course it's much easier to steal something if you know that it does.
Why do we call women's issues "women's issues"? So much of the inequality and violence that women encounter are relevant to men as well. The problems of patriarchy are not exclusively damaging to women -- they hurt men, too.
It's hard to escape FIFA these days. The arrests of several officials on corruption charges have made global headlines for the past few months now. Clearly this is bigger than soccer. The "bad boss" narrative has mass appeal, whether you care about the World Cup or not.
The U.S. Congress, supported by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), has designated June as National Internet Safety Month. As we near the end of the month, what are the lessons we have learned about cyber safety so far?
At one time, persona-based marketing -- marketing that is based on designing journeys for fictional stakeholders who should like your company or product -- was seen as innovation.
The "big data" revolution set out to give us the tools needed to exploit the endless growth of data, whether inside companies, government agencies, or in open source.
TV is mass media. If you buy Wolff's prognosis, that's what the future the Internet will be. Entertaining, mass-media, pablum. With quality content and community as a mere bump in the road. Unfortunately, he makes a good point.
As a serial entrepreneur and now EVP of Innovation at RingCentral, I'm always interested in how companies generate and maintain innovation. Innovating means disrupting -- challenging the status quo even for very successful products.
Don't post or share any information--especially Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of living people--that you wouldn't want shared when privacy policies change or company ownership changes--especially if it goes out of business and bankruptcy proceedings put your personal information on the selling block.
If you've gone through all these steps and still have problems with your connection, it's possible something is wrong with the lines going to your house or in your modem. If this is the case, call your provider and have them come check on the issue.
Here in America, there is an unquestioned belief in the fundamental right to safety. It is built into the legal framework, and thus culture of America, that every citizen has the inalienable right to be protected from physical violence.
Today's political campaigns are using the latest digital tools. Since the presidential race is in full swing, we thought we'd be extra patriotic this Fourth of July and offer free advice as to how the campaigns can protect against cyber breaches and take downs.