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Jason Glassberg

Will 2015 Be the Year of the Healthcare Hack?

Jason Glassberg | March 26, 2015 | Technology
Unless healthcare executives begin making significant changes now to their security setups, we could see many more breaches hit this industry.
Ashley McDonald

The Internet is an Angry Beehive, and It's Messed Up

Ashley McDonald | March 26, 2015 | Technology
What I don't love is the swarming vehicle that is the Internet. Why is our culture, especially the Internet, so paradoxically hateful? Someone says one thing that might be considered out of line and the Internet goes ape shit on the person.
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Viewable Ads Are Up By 30%: GroupM's Montgomery

Andy Plesser | March 26, 2015 | Technology
AUSTIN -- If you believe some of the shocking stats over the last 18 months, close to half of online ads sold may not even technically be able to be viewed by human users. Since then, industry bodies have taken great strides to iron out the problem, whilst ad tech vendors are selling ad...
Nadia Morris

Love to Learn? 3 Reasons Why You'll Succeed in STEM

Nadia Morris | March 26, 2015 | Technology
If you love to learn, then a career in STEM might be the path for you and, at this point in history, you couldn't pick a better time to get involved in a STEM career.
Jerrie Kertz

How to Make the Team

Jerrie Kertz | March 26, 2015 | Business
We all want to be part of the team. But with so much competition out there, what does it take for you to stand out and get that coveted tap on the shoulder? It's ultimately up to you, but here are four things you can do to improve your odds.
Nan Aron

How Spotify Lets Your Rights Get Lost in the Fine Print -- and What You Can Do About It

Nan Aron | March 26, 2015 | Business
Buried in the fine print of those "terms and conditions of use" is a forced arbitration clause. That means that if you have a dispute with Spotify, you have to take your case to a decision maker at a firm they choose -- not a judge or jury. In addition, if Spotify violates the rights of thousands, even millions, of its listeners, they can't band together to seek justice.
Vala Afshar

8 CIO Leadership Lessons for Enterprise Success

Vala Afshar | March 26, 2015 | Technology
In the digital era, growing business needs for accelerated innovation aimed at improving company growth, operational inefficiencies and the customer experience, is rapidly changing the role of Information Technology (IT).
Jonha Revesencio

Motorcycle Riders: Stop Looking Cool, Focus on Keeping Safety

Jonha Revesencio | March 26, 2015 | Technology
From their emotional appeal to their practical advantages, it's no wonder motorcycles have been increasing in popularity in recent years.

In Disaster Relief, Information Is Life & Death

XPRIZE | March 25, 2015 | Technology
Ben Krause of J/P Haitian Relief Organization describes how failures of communication, coordination and collaboration make disaster relief so much harder. XPRIZE Insights is a video series that highlights the leading thinkers of our time.
Stewart Wolpin

Don't Settle for Lousy Home Wi-Fi

Stewart Wolpin | March 25, 2015 | Technology
This fractured FaceTime episode exposes three disturbing problems in our increasingly Wi-Fi dependent lives.
Karen Frankola

Will Robo-Writers Put Humans Out of Work?

Karen Frankola | March 25, 2015 | Business
Data-driven topics like finance and sports are the sweet spot for these robo-journalists. They use algorithms and natural language generators to create articles which are virtually indistinguishable from those written by humans. Can you guess which of these story leads was written by a machine?
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) FreeWheel Plugs In Videology Ahead Of Upfronts: Rothwell

Andy Plesser | March 25, 2015 | Technology
AUSTIN -- Comcast-owned ad tech platform FreeWheel is plugging video ad tech peer Videology in to its platform, to help advertisers buy programmatically through its FourFronts program, an extension of its private marketplace. FourFronts enables marketers and agencies to reserve video inventory with publishers via FreeWheel. "We see it as very important with...
Celia Black

Algorithms for Elephants and Rhinos

Celia Black | March 25, 2015 | Green
The illegal wildlife trade is emerging as one of the world's most lucrative criminal activities. Well-organized syndicates operating as transnational criminal networks linked to poaching often participate in other illegal activities, including trafficking of narcotics and weapons--some with ties to terrorist networks.
Vivek Wadhwa

Apple Isn't Satisfied With Reinventing Health Care. It's Targeting Clinical Trials As Well.

Vivek Wadhwa | March 24, 2015 | Technology
When Apple announced last year that it was developing a watch that had the functions of a medical device, it became clear that the company was eyeing the $3-trillion healthcare industry. Apple's recent announcement of ResearchKit shows that it has an even greater ambition: It wants to also transform the pharmaceutical industry by changing the way clinical trials are done.
Larry Alton

7 Web Design Trends You'll See in 2015

Larry Alton | March 24, 2015 | Technology
Whether you're a web designer by trade or you've been forced into the job as part of a startup that's strapped for resources, you find yourself having to stay in touch with trends in the industry.
Narinder Singh

A Rookie's Guide to the Ultimate Mashup - South By Southwest

Narinder Singh | March 24, 2015 | Technology
South by Southwest (SxSW) "mashes up" film, music, interactive (tech) and many of the industries they significantly influence into a 10-day extravaganza of never-ending combinations of thought and possibility.
Maura Nevel Thomas

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team

Maura Nevel Thomas | March 24, 2015 | Business
Over the past decade, I've seen how after-hours emails speed up corporate cultures -- and that, in turn, chips away at creativity, innovation and true productivity. When employees are constantly monitoring their email after work hours, they are missing out on essential down time that brains need.
Maury Blackman

How the White House Is Leading the National Effort On Civic Innovation

Maury Blackman | March 24, 2015 | Technology
What if local governments asked their tech talent to give a day or two or a couple of weeks a year to work with local agencies and departments to improve the communities where they live and work?
Mary Flanagan

Egalitarian Entrepreneurship?

Mary Flanagan | March 25, 2015 | Business
New inventions come from new voices. Send a message to young women that it is possible to pursue a dream of being a game designer -- especially with a little help from friends through crowdfunding. Find and back a game made by a woman, and fund the next wave of gameplay innovation in the 21st Century's art form.
Kevin Deegan

Snooping on Your Smartphone: How to Avoid Apps Spying on You

Kevin Deegan | March 24, 2015 | Technology
Not all apps are innocent programs with your best interests at heart. In fact, many apps can snoop on you, and some could be collecting your personal data right now.
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