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You Can Now Appoint Someone to Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die
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You Can Now Appoint Someone to Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die

Facebook is giving users more dominion over what happens to their digital assets in death.
Geoff Weiss
The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.
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The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.

A study from Massachusetts Senator Edward J. Markey looks to illuminate what automobile companies are doing, or could be doing better, to prevent hack attacks on the open road.
Nina Zipkin
Google Says 'Right to be Forgotten' Should be Limited to the European Union
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Google Says 'Right to be Forgotten' Should be Limited to the European Union

In a committee report, the tech giant is putting its foot down about where people can be 'forgotten' online.
Nina Zipkin
Uber Will Improve Privacy, Data Security Following Report
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Uber Will Improve Privacy, Data Security Following Report

The ride service said it will provide training for employees, making policies easier for customers to understand, and tightening access controls.
How Recruiters Creepily Troll Social Media for Job Candidates (Infographic)
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How Recruiters Creepily Troll Social Media for Job Candidates (Infographic)

Forget creepy exes. Headhunters are snooping your social media accounts, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
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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
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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
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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
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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'
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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?
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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
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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.
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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.