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Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

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New Flash Solutions To Enable All Flash Data Centers Flash memory is finding its way into more storage systems, augmenting and sometimes replacing slower digital storage technology, such as hard disk drives.  As flash memory gets less expensive per GB, decisions to...

Jan 20 2014, 1:20pm CST

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The App That Zaps Sales Reps, SuperSolver Takes Cues From Apple's Sales Playbook David Montoya didn’t like being a lawyer and hated being a CPA. In rapid succession, the MBA with a law degree cycled through a white shoe law firm and a Big Four accounting firm before finally realizing that neither...

Jan 19 2014, 4:51pm CST

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song The anti-whaling movement failed and failed, until it didn’t.  The movement took off when, in the late nineteen-sixties, scientists and others began to identify and record whale songs.  Hearing those ethereal noises,...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers

Actually Two Attacks In One, Target Breach Affected 70 to 110 Million Customers The latest reports from Reuters indicate that six additional large U.S. retailers have ongoing point of sale (POS) data breaches that have been reported to law enforcement but not yet made public. Security firm iSIGHT...

Jan 17 2014, 10:51pm CST

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program President Obama: The reforms I'm proposing today should give the American people greater confidence that their rights are being protected.

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't President Obama gave a speech this morning outlining changes to be implemented in the NSA phone record surveillance program. The reforms are a result of an in-depth investigation into NSA intelligence gathering...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt? The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning. In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST

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The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare

The Target Data Breach Is Becoming A Nightmare Over the past month, details about the breadth of the Target data breach have continued to emerge.  It’s not a pretty story.  Bad enough when it appeared that through some means, hackers had gotten data all the way from...

Jan 17 2014, 1:51pm CST

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NSA Dishfire program harvested 200 million text messages daily claims report NSA says activity was focused on valid threats

Jan 17 2014, 9:33am CST

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success

A Leading 3PL Creates a Warehousing Template for Success For years, warehouse management system (WMS) suppliers have been introducing “template” solutions. These template solutions are either industry specific or are based upon getting a simpler warehousing solution up...

Jan 17 2014, 8:51am CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential

Revealing Data Science's Job Potential Data Science is gaining traction in the industry, as analytics, data collection, sensors, and Big Data become a more regular part of our online existence. O’Reilly Media, Inc. recently released a survey that it had...

Jan 16 2014, 1:36pm CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What? Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California site. Given his background in finding vulnerabilities in software and websites, spotting...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

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Fantrax Has Found A Niche Hosting Dynasty Fantasy Sports Leagues Leadership in the fantasy sports hosting market has been fairly stagnant in recent years, with the big three players (Yahoo, ESPN and CBS) combining for a dominant market share. However, one fairly new company that...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots One bot can learn how to perform a task and then share the steps on RoboEarth

Jan 15 2014, 10:18am CST

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years but until now that information was made up from highly structured data – market analytics,...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

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IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand? CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignment issues. If you surveyed the news recently about IT jobs – those things you either can’t...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

The Data Lake Dream

The Data Lake Dream How will enterprise data architecture evolve over the next five years? In 2013, I spent a lot of time talking about Hadoop’s development towards being a central destination for data. Hadoop may enter an organization for...

Jan 14 2014, 10:46am CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

Silicon Valley Taking A Smaller Slice Of The VC Pie

Silicon Valley Taking A Smaller Slice Of The VC Pie Other tech hubs are receiving a higher percentage of global venture capital investment, according to new data. Each year new tech hubs around the world attract more and more media attention, but are they also attracting...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

IBM's Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business

IBM's Watson Could Help Turn Big Data Buzz Into Business It has been said that the Internet is like all the world’s books gathered in one place, then thrown indiscriminately on the floor. Add to this pile the even greater amounts of knowledge hidden behind locked doors,...

Jan 12 2014, 11:06am CST

Stephen Wolfram Promises A Universal API To The Internet Of Things

Stephen Wolfram Promises A Universal API To The Internet Of Things At first glance, the Wolfram Connected Devices Project announced this week might not seem a big deal. But the database of ‘connected devices’ and their capabilities is only the first step in a much larger project, as...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21pm CST

Vin Gupta's InfoFree.com Reinvents CRM and Lead Gen Tools For Small Business

Vin Gupta's InfoFree.com Reinvents CRM and Lead Gen Tools For Small Business A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape:  Vinod Gupta, Founder and CEO, InfoFree.com… Legendary pioneer of database marketing and lead generation services, Vinod “Vin”...

Jan 7 2014, 7:06pm CST

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Seven Publicity Rules Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know What if you invented a revolutionary product that replaced narcotics to alleviate pain, but you fumbled the public relations (PR) effort and your news got lost in the media echo chamber?   Startups and entrepreneurs in...

Jan 7 2014, 5:06am CST

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species At first glance, the rather grandiose-sounding International Barcode of Life (IBOL) project seems an arcane scientific exercise. But the database – which aims to create unique DNA identification “barcodes” for more than...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

6 tools used by startup investing insiders to identify -- and invest in -- the next Facebook

6 tools used by startup investing insiders to identify -- and invest in -- the next Facebook When news hit in early 2011 that Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) was giving its clients the opportunity to invest in (then private) Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) shares, investors knew something big was afoot. FB shares have since...

Jan 6 2014, 7:36am CST

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle

Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to look much farther than the spectacular failure of former Red Sox pitcher Kurt Schilling’s 38...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

There's A Futuristic Rifle So Smart It Can't Miss--But Profiting From It Is A Tricky Shot

There's A Futuristic Rifle So Smart It Can't Miss--But Profiting From It Is A Tricky Shot Customers who want to test-drive TrackingPoint’s Precision Guided Firearm often come to an outdoor firing range in Texas Hill Country with Chase Sutton. A bearded, 300-pound wildlife biologist and safari guide turned...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST

Why Leadership Is About Dignity

Why Leadership Is About Dignity “A bold new way of tackling poverty that’s about dignity, not dependence and choice, not charity.” When I first read that on Acumen.org, I thought beyond poverty. I asked myself, “If dignity is about being worthy of...

Jan 6 2014, 6:46am CST

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology

Salman Khan, The Most Influential Person In Education Technology I have had the good fortune of speaking with good number of the leaders in education technology today. Since so many of these players have emerged from academe, the competition between companies is fierce certainly, but...

Jan 4 2014, 1:16pm CST

Snapchat vows to fix security issues

Snapchat vows to fix security issues The popular photo messaging application will be updated soon to address security flaws.

Jan 2 2014, 9:02pm CST

The Hackers Who Revealed Snapchat's Security Flaws Received One Response From The Company...Four Months Later

The Hackers Who Revealed Snapchat's Security Flaws Received One Response From The Company...Four Months Later On New Year’s Day, the website SnapchatDB.info released the usernames and redacted phone numbers of 4.6 million U.S. Snapchat users. Months earlier, an Australian security outfit called Gibson Security published a...

Jan 2 2014, 6:51pm CST

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Snapchat suffers security breach Snapchat quiet after hacking exposes millions of user phone numbers NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that...

Jan 2 2014, 12:31pm CST

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1 Billion PCs At Risk As Windows Error Reporting Sends Reports In Clear This sounds like a remarkably alarming warning: as many as 1 billion networked PCs around the world are allegedly at risk because Windows Error Reportin (aka Dr. Watson) sends its report in the clear. And those reports...

Jan 1 2014, 12:26pm CST

4.6 Million Snapchat Usernames And Phone Numbers Captured By API Exploit

4.6 Million Snapchat Usernames And Phone Numbers Captured By API Exploit Anonymous hackers have claimed to use the reported Snapchat API exploit to compile a database of 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and their associated phone numbers and geographical regions. The site, SnapchatDB.info,...

Jan 1 2014, 1:06am CST

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Big Data Variety Means That Metadata Matters Of the famous big data Vs, it’s the variety in data that holds the most potential for exploitation. While not everybody has the huge problems of volume and velocity that a Facebook or a high frequency trader has, even...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST