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Starbucks 'Chose Convenience Over Security' In Leaving iOS App Vulnerable

Starbucks 'Chose Convenience Over Security' In Leaving iOS App Vulnerable
by Forbes
Is it better for mobile apps to be easy-to-use, or secure? It’s a question that app developers constantly grapple with in the face of a competitive landscape, and it can sometimes take a data breach like Snapchat’s to... Read more Jan 16 2014, 4:36pm CST
 

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key
by Forbes
No system is unhackable. But to hear Hector Hoyos describe his company’s latest security offering, it’s hard to imagine cyber-intruders easily breaking through the barriers he’s created. He’s unveiling it to the world... Read more Jan 7 2014, 7:56am CST
 

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014

The Best "Sleeper Ideas" For Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch In 2014
by Forbes
This is the third year in a row that I’ve asked friends and colleagues of mine to make predictions for the coming year. In the past, when I’ve done these predictions, I’ve turned to mostly traders who follow public... Read more Jan 6 2014, 10:16pm CST
 

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?
by Forbes
It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but when it comes to regulating the Internet, philosophically they are worlds apart. The two... Read more Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST
 

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics

Facebook To Help Brands Convert 55 Million U.S. Hispanics
by Forbes
In 2014 brands must finally resolve their fate with Hispanic consumers. Most companies see only the growing number of Hispanic consumers and their estimated $1.5B purchasing power in 2015, yet fail to authentically... Read more Jan 6 2014, 9:46am CST
 

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads

Pandora Mines Music Data Trove For Better Ads
by Forbes
A few months ago, I spoke with Eric Bieschke, Pandora’s’ Chief Scientist, for a story about the company’s approach to analyzing the music listening data it gleans from its 72 million active listeners. Pandora’s hallmark... Read more Jan 5 2014, 1:31pm CST
 

Trust Nobody As Another 'Web 2.0' Service Is Switched Off By Google

Trust Nobody As Another 'Web 2.0' Service Is Switched Off By Google
by Forbes
I know it’s an occupational hazard, but the news that another useful connected application is to be switched off increases my wariness of committing 100% to anything new. Bump Technologies was acquired by Google in... Read more Jan 2 2014, 7:21am CST
 

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software
by Forbes
The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT), the same kinds of developers who have been... Read more Jan 1 2014, 10:16am 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
by Forbes
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,... Read more Jan 1 2014, 1:06am CST
 

Google Remembers Where You Were

Google Remembers Where You Were
by Forbes
A recent story on TechCrunch highlighted a little-known feature of Google's mapping services; the ability to record and display a daily history of your whereabouts. The feature is called Location History and is... Read more Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST
 

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