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Friday, July 05, 2013 18:00 PM

Credit Card Security Is a Farce

While banks in Europe and many other regions have deployed chip cards, a.k.a. "smart cards," the U.S. uses mag-stripe cards that provide virtually no protection.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 20:20 PM

Real Time Versus Real Life

Technology can do amazing things and can enhance our personal and professional lives in immeasurable ways—but only if we consider how we use it on a daily basis.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 15:40 PM

We Need to Find IT Jobs for Our Veterans

The program created by the White House and several tech companies to help service members earn IT certifications is a good first step, but we need to do more.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 19:00 PM

Who Says CIOs Aren't Business Savvy?

Through the years, I've met hundreds of IT leaders who have a comprehensive understanding of how the various departments in their company operate.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 20:45 PM

Boston Tech

If the investigation following the Boston Patriot Day bombings proved one thing, it's that law enforcement officials have caught up with the future.

Friday, April 05, 2013 14:05 PM

How Far Can Crowdsourcing Go?

Today's technology makes it increasingly easy to use crowdsourcing. Now, however, some organizations are attempting to take the approach one step beyond.

Monday, March 25, 2013 19:30 PM

RIP Printers and Paper

While it used to be possible to operate a business in a paperless mode, it's now a straightforward proposition. We have finally arrived at the digital age.

Monday, March 04, 2013 15:10 PM

Yahoo Goes Forward to the Past

Last week, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer issued a memo banning telecommuting beginning in June. What's next? Banning computers in favor of pen and paper?

Friday, January 11, 2013 16:30 PM

Disney Balances Progress and Privacy

Disney will introduce wireless wristbands that will change the way people visit Disney World, tracking everything from dining reservations to ride wait times.

Thursday, December 20, 2012 14:50 PM

Seven Trends to Watch in 2013

The trends that will shape IT in 2013 include the digital office, enterprise app stores, the industrial Internet, personal clouds, 3D printing and IT on-demand.

Friday, September 28, 2012 13:30 PM

News at the Speed of Tech

Even though we wrote about technology 30 years ago, no one could have envisioned where we are today. It makes you wonder what's coming down the pike that will make today’s tech seem quaint 10 or 20 y....

Wednesday, September 05, 2012 14:20 PM

Many Unhappy Returns

Only 5 percent of product returns are due to defects. A whopping 67 percent of customers indicated that the products they returned simply didn't meet their expectations.

Monday, August 27, 2012 16:50 PM

Howdy, Doody

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is concerned about poor sanitation in underdeveloped regions of the world and recently held a contest to come up with a better way to dispose of human waste.

Friday, July 20, 2012 17:07 PM

May I Have a Word With You?

By Tim Moran Despite the digitization of just about everything, it's nice to see that words--plain, old English words (well, not always plain, as you will see)--are still in vogue on the Internet and that....

Thursday, July 12, 2012 16:07 PM

There's No Downtime for Love

By Tim Moran Server outages have plagued all of us at one time or another. Whether as an Internet user or as the owner or manager of a site, the effects of downtime from a crash can be merely annoying or ....