Technology

A checkup on daily fantasy sports

Long before we got to the Super Bowl ads this year, the Fall saw a whole set of commercials run signaling the arrival of a new industry – Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). Nearly 60 million people participated in fantasy sports last year, with millions...

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IoT security: not ripe for regulation

Media reports regularly offer frightening stories about security vulnerabilities in the emerging “Internet of Things,” from the hack of a Jeep to the specter of bad guys accessing “smart homes” or exploiting industrial IoT to compromise utilities...

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Let's close the email privacy loophole now

This week the House of Representatives took an historic step for Americans’ privacy rights.  By an overwhelming vote of 419-0, it passed bipartisan legislation to protect Americans’ email and other information in the cloud from warrantless...

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A new narrative on cyber security

Diners contracting food poisoning at restaurants created the political pressure and will to force restaurant inspections by the public health service, and it has worked well ever since.  

Plane crashes created the National...

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The case for bringing families online

The nearest library to Rose Ash’s home in Buffalo, NY is nearly two miles away. At 67 years old and physically disabled, that’s hardly within her reach, even with her walker. But Rose makes up for it by going online in her own home to purchase...

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Tips for reusing, reducing, recycling your devices

Take a closer look at your newest television — not only is it thinner and lighter than past generations — but it’s also consuming less energy. 

Across the consumer technology ecosystem, innovators have...

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