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What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
Legal

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online

As the FTC cracks down on non-compliant businesses, understanding the importance of children's online privacy and protection is even more important for small businesses.
Peter Gasca
Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality
Legal Issues

Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality

Employers are getting tripped up by a little-known law related to background checks, and it's costing some of them serious time and money.
Claire Zillman
Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy
Security

Obama to Propose New Laws to Protect Consumer Data, Privacy

The laws are aimed at protecting Americans and the trail of data they leave on smart phones, computers and other devices.
Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now
Facebook

Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now

With the social media juggernaut's acquisition of voice-recognition software startup Wit.ai, Mark Zuckerberg's empire is going to have access to data about how you sound.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'
Privacy concerns

Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'

The tool was also shown to some third parties in a presentation view, the on-demand car service said.
Is Your Office in Need of Guidelines for Wearables?
Wearables

Is Your Office in Need of Guidelines for Wearables?

Perhaps your employees have adopted personal technology to track their health or be more productive. Here's what you need to know.
Heather R. Huhman
From Privacy to Connectivity, Bluetooth Is About to Get Some Serious Upgrades
Bluetooth

From Privacy to Connectivity, Bluetooth Is About to Get Some Serious Upgrades

As billions of devices connect to the Internet of Things, 'Bluetooth 4.2' will offer new privacy features, faster data syncing and more.
Kate Taylor
Snapchat for CEOs? Anonymous Messaging App Launches.
Messaging

Snapchat for CEOs? Anonymous Messaging App Launches.

With messages that self-destruct in 24 hours, this new app is aimed at the business elite.
Arjun Kharpal
New Malware Uncovered With 'Stealth' Features to Spy on Businesses
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New Malware Uncovered With 'Stealth' Features to Spy on Businesses

Symantec says an advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals.
Disruptive Technologies Highlight the Importance of New Data Roles in Companies
Big Data

Disruptive Technologies Highlight the Importance of New Data Roles in Companies

New job titles accompany companies' forays into the information-dense marketing universe.
Joe Davis
Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans
Privacy concerns

Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans

It is reportedly using using fake communications towers on airplanes to collect data from thousands of mobile devices.
U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection
Privacy concerns

U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection

The commission is seeking assurances from Apple that it will prevent people's private health data from being used without their consent.
Facebook Updates Its Privacy Policy, But Does That Mean Anything?
Privacy Policies

Facebook Updates Its Privacy Policy, But Does That Mean Anything?

Americans overwhelmingly say that they don't feel in-control of how their personal data is collected online, and Facebook's new privacy policy will likely do little to change the sentiment.
Laura Entis
The Road Warrior's Weapon of Choice: The Tablet Computer
Business Travel

The Road Warrior's Weapon of Choice: The Tablet Computer

The laptop's reign as the de facto mobile business tool is over. Transform your device into a lean, mean business machine.
Philip Damiano