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How to Diversify Your Company and Tackle New Industries
Diversification

How to Diversify Your Company and Tackle New Industries

Offering related services can bring your firm new customers and added revenue. Here are four tips for making it all happen.
Todd Pedersen
It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.
Security

It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

If your computer still runs on Windows XP, you're about to become an easier target for cyber thieves.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Reasons BYOD for Travel Is Here to Stay
Suitcase Entrepreneur

5 Reasons BYOD for Travel Is Here to Stay

If you don't let your employees use their own devices on the road, you are missing a chance to boost productivity.
Will Pinnell
Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan
Young Entrepreneurs

Why Microsoft Is Thankful for a 5-Year-Old Xbox Fan

A little boy discovered a major security loophole in the product, something people 10 times his age didn't notice.
Nina Zipkin
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
Security

Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game
Apps

Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game

Something fishy (more like spammy) is going on at Tinder. Here's the inside scoop from one not so satisfied user.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's One Big Reason Mobile Carriers Don't Want a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones
Smartphones

Here's One Big Reason Mobile Carriers Don't Want a 'Kill Switch' on Smartphones

A new report shows how many billions of dollars companies such as Verizon and AT&T could lose each year if smartphone theft decreases.
Jason Fell
3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race
Passwords

3 Biometrics Startups Heating Up the Password Security Race

A look at the young companies making it possible to unlock your tech with your face, heart, finger and voice.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words
Security

In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

Aiming to clamp down on cyber bullying, the South Korean government will introduce a service that notifies parents if their children receive a text containing foul language.
Geoff Weiss
Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade
Security

Tumblr Gets a Security Upgrade

The blogging platform added two-factor authentication to protect users from hack attacks
Nina Zipkin
Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance
Security

Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

The 39th U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize winner has a bone to pick with the NSA.
Geoff Weiss
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming
Security

This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon
Bitcoin

Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now
Finance

Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now

The venture capital money came pouring in for Burner, a mobile app that doles out disposable phone numbers for calling and texting.
Michelle Goodman