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Despite Best Intentions, 'CrypTweet' Criticized for Poor Security

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A prominent Australia-based technologist is cautioning people not to put full confidence in an application he developed that intends to provide security for......
Despite Best Intentions, 'CrypTweet' Criticized for Poor Security

Building A Culture That Works: The CEO As The Cultural Epicenter

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Editor’s note: Peter Levine is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He has been a lecturer at both MIT and Stanford business schools and was the former CEO of XenSource, which was acquired by Citrix in 2007. Prior to XenSource, Peter was EVP of Strategic and Platform Operations at Veritas Software,...
Building A Culture That Works: The CEO As The Cultural Epicenter
Catching Up with Codecademy: Nothing Says Christmas Like Building Your Own HTML/CSS 'Code Cards'
GraphEffect Launches a Game-Changing Enterprise Collaboration Platform for Social Marketers, Including Public API

CSO's Ultimate Guide to Social Engineering

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Social engineering attacks security at its weakest link: People. Preying on employees' best intentions, social engineers gain unauthorized access to systems and information....
CSO's Ultimate Guide to Social Engineering

Sean Francis' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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New Kickstarter Rules Make Sense In Principle, But Raise Big Questions In Practice Having been involved in the creation and success of a few high-profile Kickstarter projects myself, I had a vested interest in this piece. I love the ideology behind crowd-funding, and I've been following the evolution of the...
Sean Francis' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
Stky Aims To Save You From Yourself With Sticky Note-Inspired To-Do List

Scientists develop pair of algorithms that could enable thermal cameras to pick out drunk people

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We're not sure if Georgia Koukiou and Vassilis Anastassopoulos of the University of Patras in Greece like a tipple or not, but the pair have developed two algorithms that, when used with thermal imaging, could pick out drunk people in crowds. What is it that betrays your best intentions...
Scientists develop pair of algorithms that could enable thermal cameras to pick out drunk people

Designing for health tech? Remember the 7 deadly sins

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Plenty of entrepreneurs are trying to capitalize on the growing consumer and investor interest in digital health, but if you want to snare some money from at least one venture capitalist you might want to keep human vices — like lust, gluttony and greed — in mind. At a SXSW Interactive panel...
Designing for health tech? Remember the 7 deadly sins

Had Enough Already? Quit Facebook Day is May 31

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If you're jumping on the quitting-Facebook bandwagon, then have we got a website for you: QuitFacebookDay.com. The site asks that "if you agree that Facebook doesn't respect you, your personal data or the future of the Web" then you may want to join in quitting Facebook on May 31, the...
Had Enough Already? Quit Facebook Day is May 31
IRS to Zuck: Nice IPO, bro! That'll be $1 billion
Pivotal: The $105M 'startup' with 1,250 employees from EMC & VMware

FTC Chairman: "Kids' apps siphon an alarming amount of information" without disclosing to parents

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Following its 2011 survey, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new report on how it fears kids’ apps in both Google Play and Apple’s App Store fail to address privacy concerns. The study, Mobile Apps for Kids:  Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade, details that the FTC believes “little progress”...
FTC Chairman: "Kids' apps siphon an alarming amount of information" without disclosing to parents

Yep, There Have Been Problems With Email Voting in New Jersey

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As might have been expected, that idea to let displaced voters in New Jersey cast their ballots by email isn’t working out so well. First there are the technical issues. People requesting voting instructions by email are reporting that they’re receiving bounce-backs and have been complaining about it on Twitter...
Yep, There Have Been Problems With Email Voting in New Jersey

Most mobile apps for children failing on privacy, FTC finds

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FTC investigating whether firms are in breach of existing laws and says little progress made on ensuring children are protectedMost mobile applications aimed at children collect information - including device IDs, location data and phone numbers - without their parents' permission, according to a Federal Trade Commission report released Monday.The...
Most mobile apps for children failing on privacy, FTC finds
BYOT Episode 8: Wii U and the holiday season of gaming
Will the Austin startup ecosystem ever live up to its promise?

How much is each Facebook user worth?

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Facebook’s latest valuation just reached over $100 billion, and for some reason that struck a chord with me, especially considering the number of users on Facebook. So, just because it’s an interesting thing to think about and not a serious calculation, we decided to do some math: We reported earlier today that the last auction of...
How much is each Facebook user worth?

RIAA Claims Music Pirates Hurt Haiti Fund Raising

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The original “We Are The World” single released in 1985 to help Africa was the first single to receive multi-platinum certification. It brought in millions of dollars for humanitarian aid and still holds the record for the fastest selling single in the USA. Dozens of contributing artists waived their rights...
RIAA Claims Music Pirates Hurt Haiti Fund Raising
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