Safety

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Shrinking Airline Seat Size Raises Health and Safety Concerns
Airlines

Shrinking Airline Seat Size Raises Health and Safety Concerns

Attention frequent fliers: Those smaller seats could be harming your health in more ways than one.
5 Tips to Protect Your Business From Hackers
Cyber Security

5 Tips to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Today the risk of data breach is greater than ever, for large and small businesses alike. But keeping your venture safe is easier than you think.
Marc Gaffan
Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe
Self-Driving Cars

Driverless Cars Won't Make Roadways Perfectly Safe

While self-driving cars could eventually improve driving conditions overall, the expectation of zero fatalities is not realistic, a new report says.
Catherine Clifford
These Voice-Controlled GPS Motorcycle Helmets Help Riders Stay on Track
Far Out Tech

These Voice-Controlled GPS Motorcycle Helmets Help Riders Stay on Track

No longer do you have to rely on maps or GPS systems, both of which require riders to take their eyes off the road.
How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety
Wacky Business Ideas

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety

Skateboarders stay safe with customizable adhesive lights.
Michelle Goodman
Google Granted Patent for Airbags That Deploy on the Outside of Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Google Granted Patent for Airbags That Deploy on the Outside of Self-Driving Cars

The bumper-like feature would ostensibly protect pedestrians in the event of an accident.
Geoff Weiss
Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Nina Zipkin
McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working
McDonalds

McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working

Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.
Kate Taylor
Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked
Wearable Tech

Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked

The Mace Wear Pod is a personal security tracker that can get victims help and collect evidence in the event of an assault.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Going 'Undercover' Made Me a Better Boss
Leadership

How Going 'Undercover' Made Me a Better Boss

The CEO of a smart tech company was reminded of some valuable lessons after starring in an episode of the CBS show.
Todd Pedersen
Busy Parents: Meet Shuddle, the Uber for Kids
Parenting

Busy Parents: Meet Shuddle, the Uber for Kids

Too busy or tired to give your kids a lift to school or practice? Put them in a Shuddle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook Now Posting Amber Alerts to Users' News Feeds
Social Media

Facebook Now Posting Amber Alerts to Users' News Feeds

Amber Alerts, which have saved roughly 725 lives since the program's inception in 1996, also broadcast across radio, television, highway signs, lottery tickets and mobile phones.
Geoff Weiss
The Real Reason Starbucks Isn't Letting Employees Wear Engagement Rings
Starbucks

The Real Reason Starbucks Isn't Letting Employees Wear Engagement Rings

Sorry, baristas - there's a reason your boss is asking you to leave the ring at home.
Kate Taylor
Customers Demand These 2 Fundamental Aspects of Authentic Brands
Customer Loyalty

Customers Demand These 2 Fundamental Aspects of Authentic Brands

A recent survey of 12,000 people revealed the companies they believe to be most genuine possess these two traits.
Jim Joseph