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Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security
Data Breach

Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security

High profile data breaches reported in the media rarely point to the significant threats from employees, either disgruntled or negligent.
Robert Siciliano
13 Random Things Apple's Siri Can Do For You
Productivity

13 Random Things Apple's Siri Can Do For You

You might know the basics of Apple's voice assistant Siri, but she's actually more capable than you think.
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50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit
Wearable Tech

50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit

The rapper's headphone company, SMS Audio, is entering the white-hot wearables space alongside famed chip maker Intel.
Geoff Weiss
The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything
Advertising

The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything

The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media explains the trajectory of online advertising as we know it.
Nina Zipkin
PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin
Bitcoin

PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won't, at least not initially.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App
Celebrities

Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App

The typewriter obsessive, who once boasted a collection numbering 200, has created an app that mimics the look, feel and sound of the bygone gadgets.
Geoff Weiss
4 Basics for Scaling Your Business With Web-Based Technology
Tech Tips

4 Basics for Scaling Your Business With Web-Based Technology

Having the right technology in place is key to growing your healthy small business to its full potential.
Pat Jackson
Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now.
Technology

Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now.

A roundup of user-friendly tips, tricks and tools to improve your Wi-Fi router's range and speed -- beer-can hack included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That.
Dining

Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That.

NoWait efficiently manages waits for tables, reducing stress levels for customers and restaurant owners alike.
Katherine Duncan
9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader
Amazon

9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been
Virtual Assistant

Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been

If it goes as planned, Viv will be a digital assistant that can solve far more complex requests than Siri.
Laura Entis
Meet Swash, a $500 Garment-Refreshing Machine to Delay Dry Cleaning
Laundry Business

Meet Swash, a $500 Garment-Refreshing Machine to Delay Dry Cleaning

The stigmas surrounding re-wearing clothes -- especially among business people with capsule wardrobes -- are significantly lessening, maker Procter & Gamble said.
Geoff Weiss
Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats
Far Out Tech

Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats

It might be more useful than you think.
Emily Price
Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps.
Productivity

Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps.

With the right tech tools, multitasking doesn't have to be a chore you dread. See which ones serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber uses to tame competing projects and priorities.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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