Safety

News and Articles About Safety

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
The Benefits of In-Car Technology
Cars

The Benefits of In-Car Technology

From monitoring driver behavior to checking vehicle wear, here's how telematics software can help manage your company's fleet.
Facebook Rolls Out 'Safety Check' Feature to Connect Loved Ones in Times of Crises
Safety

Facebook Rolls Out 'Safety Check' Feature to Connect Loved Ones in Times of Crises

The new tool allows users in disaster zones to check in with friends and family.
Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $6.5 Million
Funding

Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $6.5 Million

The company's head-up display lets drivers interact with their phones while never taking their eyes off the road.
Nina Zipkin
Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears
Security

Home Depot Suffers Possible Data Breach, Tries to Ease Customer Fears

The world's largest home improvement retailer may be the latest victim of a credit and debit card breach.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Texting and Driving? Not So Fast -- General Motors is Watching You
Cars

Texting and Driving? Not So Fast -- General Motors is Watching You

The automobile company is reportedly installing monitoring devices in its cars to ensure drivers keep their eyes on the road.
Nina Zipkin
A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads
Far Out Tech

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?
Legal

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.
Geoff Weiss
This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button
Wearable Tech

This Hair Accessory Can Act Like a Panic Button

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

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

Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things.
Peter Gasca