rules of engagement

rules of engagement

Meet Presidential Policy Directive 20, the United States' new cyberwar policy

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A report in the Washington Post outlines Presidential Policy Directive 20, the United States’ new method of dealing with cyber-attacks. While Congress wrestles itself into the ground on cybersecurity, the White House has been at work plugging holes in the nation’s response to certain digital threats. It was signed in October. According...
Meet Presidential Policy Directive 20, the United States' new cyberwar policy

Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?

www.guardian.co.uk
Many of us now ring and email people who are in the same house. So when is that acceptable behaviour - and when isn't it?A new survey indicates that 45% of Britons are willing to admit they have used their mobile - or even email - to communicate with someone...
Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?

Driver dustup at Uber's LA office illuminates the difficulty of moving offline industries online

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Funny thing about this whole trend of using mobile to disrupt the real world: It means you have to have contact with the real world. And when you are disrupting an industry that hasn’t seen much change, technology, or innovation, not everyone understands the rules of engagement. We’re used...
Driver dustup at Uber's LA office illuminates the difficulty of moving offline industries online

Twitter pictures put in spotlight following London helicopter crash

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Issue of image copyright highlighted as major media outlets use photos taken by Twitter account holders and posted on siteThe fatal helicopter crash in London on Wednesday morning once again put Twitter in the spotlight, with the social network beating traditional media to the story with instant eyewitness accounts, pictures...
Twitter pictures put in spotlight following London helicopter crash

In cyberwarfare, rules of engagement still hard to define

www.washingtonpost.com
When Gen. Keith Alexander, the head of the Pentagon's Cyber Command, comes to the Hill on Tuesday, he will probably be asked to describe his plans for building a military force to defend the nation against cyberattacks. Read full article >>...
In cyberwarfare, rules of engagement still hard to define

Tony Hall has the PR skills to command the media circus

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The new BBC ringmaster faces huge challenges, but can put PR at the front of his business without letting it dominate prioritiesThe media pack gathered on Tuesday to meet the new ringmaster of the country's infamous three-ring arena. Happily for Tony Hall, his first time inside the big top proved...
Tony Hall has the PR skills to command the media circus

Engadget Giveaway: win one of two CASIS patches, signed by Shepard Fairey!

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Remember CASIS, the folks in charge of granting the public access to the national lab onboard the International Space Station, who were looking for the next great research project to send into space? Well, CASIS is still in the process of choosing the most deserving from among our reader...
Engadget Giveaway: win one of two CASIS patches, signed by Shepard Fairey!

Where Would You Rather Share Self-Destructing Photos: Facebook's Snapchat Clone or Snapchat?

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Late last night, AllThingsD’s Mike Isaac offered an intriguing, if unsurprising report: Facebook is planning to launch a Snapchat competitor before the end of the year to send self-deleting photo messages to friends. Like Messenger, Camera, and Instagram, it will be a stand-alone app–and sounds awfully familiar. Facebook’s competing app...
Where Would You Rather Share Self-Destructing Photos: Facebook's Snapchat Clone or Snapchat?

How RocketSpace Is Building A ‘Hit Factory’ For Tech Startups

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RocketSpace, the San Francisco co-working space for tech and new media startups, has attracted a strong set of tenants in the 14 months since it first opened its doors. Uber, Zaarly, Giftiki, Spotify, and GeekList are just a few of the more than 100 companies who have called RocketSpace...
How RocketSpace Is Building A ‘Hit Factory’ For Tech Startups

Developers & APIs: The Rules of Engagement

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If you haven’t been following the Internet forums and developer blogs, it’s been a dramatic month for the API ecosystem. The debate often boils down to a question over who owns the content generated by users, the platform companies or the public — a question that won’t be answered anytime...
Developers & APIs: The Rules of Engagement

Bookstores may be closing down, but the Internet isn’t entirely to blame

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‘Digital’ gets blamed for just about everything these days. The state of the music industry? Blame Spotify. Movies? Why not point that bony finger at The Pirate Bay. High-Street retailers? Amazon, c’mon now. Yes, The World Wide Web would be top of the FBI’s most-wanted list if we were to...
Bookstores may be closing down, but the Internet isn’t entirely to blame

Why IBM's Watson supercomputer can't speak slang

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A supposedly sophisticated computer failed to correctly use the risque terms in Urban Dictionary. So is slang the last frontier for artificial intelligence?"OMG, that's a bullshit question. Eat one, you doofus." One as-yet-to-be-determined day in the future, computers will talk back to us in this manner. But, thankfully, it would...
Why IBM's Watson supercomputer can't speak slang

U.S. Department of Defense preps cyber rules of engagement, plans to work more closely with ISPs

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The Pentagon left no room for argument last year when it declared cyber attacks a potential act of war. "If you shut down our power grid, maybe we will put a missile down one of your smokestacks," a military official reportedly remarked. Yikes. Before we start bombing chimneys, however,...
U.S. Department of Defense preps cyber rules of engagement, plans to work more closely with ISPs

Cyberwarfare evolves faster than rules of engagement

www.computerworld.com
As the rhetoric heats up over cyberwar -- including warnings that attacks on the U.S. are imminent and alarms that the U.S. has escalated the risk via malware attacks on Iran's nuclear program -- the rules of engagement are missing in action....
Cyberwarfare evolves faster than rules of engagement

Developers and Platform APIs: The Rules of Engagement

pandodaily.com
If you haven’t been following the Internet forums and developer blogs, it’s been a dramatic month for the API ecosystem. The debate often boils down to a question over who owns the content generated by users – the platform companies or the public – a question that won’t be answered...
Developers and Platform APIs: The Rules of Engagement
After plenty of squabbling, U.S. and China agree to hold talks over hacking

The Case for the E-Book in the (Gasp!) New York Review of Books

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E-books are beginning to get their due, even from the guardians of intellectual life. If I were someone who believed that culture was solely something that rode atop the more important economic and social structures of the world, I might believe that as soon as book sales began to tilt...
The Case for the E-Book in the (Gasp!) New York Review of Books

Moxie Software Taps The Facebook Social Graph To Connect Brands With Customers When The Time Is Right

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Moxie Software has announced the ability for customers to tap into the Facebook social graph to determine the best time to engage with people on a brand’s Facebook page. Moxie is a customer facing and internal collaboration service that provides a knowledge engine that defines profiles and business rules. It is...
Moxie Software Taps The Facebook Social Graph To Connect Brands With Customers When The Time Is Right
Pentagon devising new rules of engagement for cyber attacks as vulnerability concerns rise

How to speak the language of the app economy

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Recently, a 12-year-old Irish boy named Harry Moran wrote a mobile app called PizzaBot. It hit the Mac App Store and within a week, it had surpassed Angry Birds, attracting fans from around the world. Harry was an instant YouTube celebrity, and during a Public Radio International interview, he revealed...
How to speak the language of the app economy
U.S. Fingers China For Cyber Espionage

New Cyberwar Rules Of Engagement: Will The U.S. Draft Companies To Fight?

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Last week's call from U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta for an expanded offensive role in cyberwar activities may have the ring of Hollywood drama, but the real-world implications for U.S. companies could be just as dramatic. Some observers speculate that American enterprises could be conscripted in order to...
New Cyberwar Rules Of Engagement: Will The U.S. Draft Companies To Fight?
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