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A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads

A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads

Heads up, riders. This Android-powered skull protector is driving motorcycle safety into the digital age.
Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button

This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button

A high-tech hair clip promises personal security.
Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place

Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place

Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things.
The Vital Safety Lesson for Employers in Tracy Morgan's Crash

The Vital Safety Lesson for Employers in Tracy Morgan's Crash

Since every business faces risks, companies could do more to promote a culture of prevention, suggests a management advisor.
What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Worker Safety

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Worker Safety

Many business owners wrongly assume that accidents and injuries on the job won't happen in their operations.
Is America Too 'Safe' for Innovation? Or Will Driverless Cars Ever Have Their Day?

Is America Too 'Safe' for Innovation? Or Will Driverless Cars Ever Have Their Day?

The new technology could make auto accidents history and lower insurance bills. Yet lobbyists and politicians may champion individualism and resist a ban of traditional vehicles.
The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

Find out what type of paperwork you need to file and the laws you have to follow to keep your bar on the right side of the law.
Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Ridesharing startups Uber and Lyft are working to bridge the 'insurance gap' with updated protection policies for their drivers.
Do You Text While Walking? This App Wants to Save Your Life.

Do You Text While Walking? This App Wants to Save Your Life.

This Android app has been designed to stop you from mindlessly strolling into oncoming traffic while walking like a zombie with a smartphone in your hand.
Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.
Southwest Airlines' Landing Mix-Up Could Have Been Super Scary

Southwest Airlines' Landing Mix-Up Could Have Been Super Scary

Despite the inconvenience to passengers, mistakenly landing at the wrong airport points to larger security and safety issues.
Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.

A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.

This Swedish startup has created a bike helmet that you wear around your neck.
Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Google, Microsoft Take Steps to Block Searches for Child Porn

Ahead of an internet safety summit in Britain, the two companies announced their plan to tighten online searches.
7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

Be it a workplace disaster or a violent crime, when your employees' safety is compromised, you need to be prepared to keep them safe. Here are seven ways to be prepared.
The Steps to Complying With Safety Standards

The Steps to Complying With Safety Standards

How to make sure you are keeping your employees safe on the job.
How Checklists Can Save Lives -- and Your Business

How Checklists Can Save Lives -- and Your Business

Tips to use five-step procedures as a management tool to improve your business.
Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

Zappos CEO finds success by breaking the old-school business rules.

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