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Joe Ross


What's Stopping Media From Posting PII? Not Much

Joe Ross | July 31, 2014 | Media
I believe relatively soon we will all agree -- and write into national law -- that PII includes more than your Social Security number, and that name, address and ZIP should be not be shared on media sources or other public forums without extreme cause. T
Michael R. Levin

Apple iPhone 5S, iPad Air Still Outperform

Michael R. Levin | July 31, 2014 | Technology
Maintains Strong Share of Total US Sales Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), today released analysis of the results from its research on Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for the calendar quarter that ended June 30, 2014. CIRP finds that the flagship iPhone 5S and iPad Air continue to outperform other...
Michael R. Levin

Verizon Wins With Data

Michael R. Levin | July 31, 2014 | Technology
Data Plan Strategies Help Verizon Beat Other Carriers Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on mobile phone carriers for the calendar quarter that ended June 30, 2014. This analysis features findings about consumer trends in mobile phone activations from April-June 2014,...
Haley Hanson

Geared Up For Robotics

Haley Hanson | July 31, 2014 | Impact
There was no reason any child should feel that way, and no reason any child could not participate in robotics. This team inspired me to make robotics accessible to students with differing abilities.
Carrie Yury


Betting On Teens In Wearable Tech

Carrie Yury | July 31, 2014 | Technology
Tapping into and extending imagination, and engaging social behavior, wearable technology for teens could have a huge impact on the teen-focused gaming and entertainment industries.
Mary Flanagan

Violent Video Games Reveal the Dark Side of Play

Mary Flanagan | July 31, 2014 | Technology
Released last fall and created with a budget of more than $100 million, Rockstar Games boasted $1 billion in sales in the first three days of a game that pushes social boundaries by allowing players to kill, steal and destroy in exquisite ways, albeit virtually.
Michael L. Berman

Polaroid Enters the Action Camera Business with XS100i

Michael L. Berman | July 31, 2014 | Technology
Usually when we think of sports action cameras, GoPro is the first brand that comes to mind. Well, the folks at Polaroid are determined to change that. The new Polaroid XS100i ($179.99) is a 1080p HD, waterproof camera that delivers everything you'd expect from one of these rigs. The one...
Clara Lieu


Ask the Art Professor: How Can an Artist Bypass Galleries and Sell Directly to Their Audience?

Clara Lieu | July 31, 2014 | Arts
While in-person events can be lucrative for artists, they generally occur only annually, and therefore cannot provide a steady flow of income.
Andy Shore


The 5 Deadly Email Marketing Mistakes

Andy Shore | July 31, 2014 | Small Business
There are some things you can do with your email marketing, that while seemingly innocent, will make your subscribers want to throw you off the proverbial cliff ... right into the spam folder.
Laurie Davis


What You Should Learn From OkCupid's Experiment

Laurie Davis | July 31, 2014 | Technology
On Monday, OkCupid released a new experiment taking a very different approach. Rather than simply pulling data from users as they typically behave, they altered their eDestiny. As a result, users' charted different courses on the site but for the better.
Allyson Kapin


Does Online Privacy Exist on Social Networks? 57 Percent Don't Think So

Allyson Kapin | July 31, 2014 | Technology
Almost three-fourths of Americans worry about how much personal information is available online, and more than half feel like they can't trust social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to keep their personal information.
Stephen Mariani


A Dad's Hysterical Attempt at Decoding Hashtags

Stephen Mariani | July 30, 2014 | Comedy
I asked my 60-year-old dad to define some popular hashtags. And even I couldn't have imagined all of the glorious, absurd things he came up with.
Ondi Timoner

Unplug to Recharge the Innovator in You: The Story of Pickathon

Ondi Timoner | July 30, 2014 | Technology
Twenty minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, lies Pendarvis Farm -- a pristine mix of meadows and Douglas Fir with miles of hiking trails and views of Mt. Hood.
Robert Siciliano


Make Information Security a Priority

Robert Siciliano | July 30, 2014 | Technology
We all know that 123qwe is such an easy password to remember, especially if it's for all gazillion of your accounts. You know whom else finds this very convenient? Hackers!


Going Inside Call of Duty's Advanced Warfare

iJustine | July 30, 2014 | Technology
After learning what the game is all about, I got to put on my own motion capture suit and got to act in the game.
Vala Afshar


Strategic Higher Education CIOs Invest In Technology To Improve Student Success

Vala Afshar | July 30, 2014 | Technology
Today's college students are mobile. Whether in class, relaxing in their living group, exercising in the gym, studying in the library, shopping in town, traveling to sporting events, or even sleeping in their dorms, they are always connected. This represents both an opportunity and a challenge. The challenge is to...
Sean Smith


Freedom's Martyr: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Sean Smith | July 30, 2014 | Politics
Aaron lived for liberation of information. Aaron lived to free information, and eventually died for it.
Sarah D. Morgan


6 Questions a Tech Grad Asks When Choosing That First Job

Sarah D. Morgan | July 30, 2014 | Technology
This month I'm posting questions from Baylor University 2014 Finance/Entrepreneur Major, Brice McKee who is considering technology consulting jobs and wants to make the best short and long-term decision. He is a technology and a business graduate fielding interviews from industry giants,...
Galanty Miller


Facebook's High School Reunion Problem

Galanty Miller | July 29, 2014 | Comedy
Now, high school reunions take place every morning, while you sit at your computer not doing work, browsing your former classmates' update statuses. "Hey, the chubby guy I sat next to in biology class ran another marathon this weekend. I guess I should 'like' it?"

Can Technology Disrupt the Boardroom?

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti | July 29, 2014 | Technology
As baby boomers retire, the boardroom is ripe for a makeover and its composition is likely to change meaningfully over the coming years.
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