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Preeti Vissa

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Riding the Back of the Digital Bus

Preeti Vissa | September 17, 2014 | Technology
Until now, consumers have been able to use any device and access any content on the Internet on an equal basis. Those protections could all go away, depending on what the FCC decides. What the companies want, it turns out, is no rules at all -- or at least rules so weak and vague that they can't be enforced in any meaningful way.
Ilene Fischer

Where Are All The Women, Apple?

Ilene Fischer | September 17, 2014 | Women
It looks like Apple is best positioned to win the "Where Are the Women?" award this year, given the total absence of women on stage at their product rollout last week.
Tara Chklovski

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Lots of Talk About Girls in Tech: Where Are the Results?

Tara Chklovski | September 17, 2014 | Technology
We've recently seen lots of coverage about the lack of women in tech, from Google's Made with Code initiative that spurred industry giants to share their diversity data, to the recent spate of nonprofits addressing this lack of diversity.
Amy Arndt

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An Open Letter to Apple: I Know You're Trying to Date Me

Amy Arndt | September 17, 2014 | Technology
When it's all said and done, you've been good to me, and I am thankful for our special bond. It's clear to me that leaving you would be too much for me to bear. After all, I'm certainly not the first woman in history to be tempted by an apple.
Scott Hirsch

So You Have a Great App Idea ... Now What?

Scott Hirsch | September 17, 2014 | Technology
It seems like the fast-paced world of mobile technology would make it difficult to "stop and look around once in a while" but several recent milestones are worthy of our attention.
Michael B. Laskoff

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The Revolution In Health IT, Coming Really Soon

Michael B. Laskoff | September 17, 2014 | Technology
September 15-19 marks Health IT week, a relatively new and largely unnoticed week in the healthcare calendar. The revolution in health - the one coming 'really soon' - is meant to come to us via the imposing sounding Health Information Technology, also known as HIT. The simple idea mirrors...
Michael Hall

Protect Your Small Business From Being a Target

Michael Hall | September 17, 2014 | Small Business
This only happens to large businesses, right? Wrong.
Adam Levin

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It's Time for a Data Breach Warning Label

Adam Levin | September 17, 2014 | Technology
Data and identity-related crimes are at record levels. Consumers are in uncharted territory, which raises a question: Is it time to do for data breaches and cybersecurity what the nutritional label did for food?
Dennis M. Kelleher

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Silicon Valley Should Care About What Wall Street Is Doing in Washington

Dennis M. Kelleher | September 16, 2014 | Technology
The sad truth is that we haven't done nearly enough to reform the financial system to prevent another cataclysmic crash, end rampant predatory behavior, restore investor confidence and protect taxpayers, companies and the federal treasury.
Mary Buffett

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How Tim Cook Passed the Test With Flying Colors

Mary Buffett | September 16, 2014 | Business
After last week's product launches of the iPhone 6 family, the introduction of the Apple Watch, and the roll out of Apple Pay, it's safe to say that Tim Cook may even surpass the height that Steve Jobs brought back to Apple when he returned from his exile in the wilderness.
Tom Bartolomei

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Yes, Facebook, Drag Queens Are Real!

Tom Bartolomei | September 17, 2014 | Gay Voices
Facebook, for reasons unknown to anyone, has decided to start enforcing a policy requiring that users use only their legal name on their personal profiles. This decision has affected many entertainers across the country and seems to be targeting drag queens.
Jeff Fox

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Waiting for Data Breaches Like Home Depot & Target to Stop? Don't Hold Your Breath.

Jeff Fox | September 16, 2014 | Technology
Cybercrime is a massive multinational industry that regularly makes many attempts to breach major institutions. Why so many of those efforts have been succeeding lately, on such a large scale, is due partly to how smart an organization needs to be to defend against them.
Edward J. Black

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Big Data's Impact On Underserved, Low-Income Consumers On FTC Radar

Edward J. Black | September 16, 2014 | Technology
It is precisely because big data is so essential that regulators should thoughtfully pursue policies that allow the global Internet economy to grow responsibly, while taking care not to unnecessarily restrain this growth.
Ed Busby

Mobile Payments: Looking for Signs of Life

Ed Busby | September 16, 2014 | Technology
The arrival of Apple Pay has been a positive sign for NFC (near-field communication) mobile payments. Nevertheless, many in the industry have still chosen to remain on the sidelines, waiting to see whether the time for NFC has finally arrived.
Jason Schmitt

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#Existence_Error: How I Refreshed the Page

Jason Schmitt | September 16, 2014 | Technology
As technology has evolved, every iteration has made the data more rich and real-time based. In turn these advancements give more dimensionality to the device in our pocket and make ignoring it a personal affront.
Jon Rognerud

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What 7 Things Everybody Needs to Know About Google Search Optimization

Jon Rognerud | September 17, 2014 | Small Business
As one of the most visited websites around the globe, with over 12 billion searches sent through its engine per month and owning 67.5 percent of the U.S. search market, Google can play a huge role in the popularity of your own site. Whether it's business-related or you're just trying to establish yourself as a presence and brand online.
Jared Green

Blue Cities Have a Sustainable Relationship with Oceans

Jared Green | September 17, 2014 | Green
We, as humans, have a deep, biophilic connection to the oceanscape, which makes up 70 percent of the face of the Earth and contains 97 percent of its water. That connection is essential to building a more "complementary, mutually sustainable relationship between city and ocean."
David Goehst

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10 Blog Etiquettes For Readers And Blog Owners

David Goehst | September 16, 2014 | Technology
Here are 10 distinct etiquettes that readers and blog owners should adhere to for better looking articles, smarter reading and overall cleanliness across the blogosphere.
Michael Peggs

I'm Quitting Google in 10 Days: In Search of Me, Myself and I

Michael Peggs | September 16, 2014 | Technology
What I know now is that you'll never reach your potential until you assume some level of risk. It doesn't have to be your job, but leave something behind starting today. Stop holding on to what's good enough and make room for what's great.
Edward Muzio

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When Social Media Doesn't Matter: Four Reasons to Tune Out Feedback

Edward Muzio | September 16, 2014 | Business
My point here is that in many situations, feedback -- be it the useful and actionable kind, the social media kind, or both -- isn't actually productive at all.
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