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He 'offends me as an African American': Ohio Trump replacement on record bashing him

After Kathy Miller resigned amid a racism row, tapes reveal Tracey Winbush, new chair in a crucial Ohio county, fiercely opposed Trump before his nomination<p>Trump, trade and racism: economic decay is dividing Ohio Democrats<p>Donald Trump’s campaign has replaced an Ohio official who was forced to …

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4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

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Thirteen key characteristics of a great startup culture - Puget Sound Business Journal

<b>Greg Gottesman:</b> For the last decade, I have been convinced that the three most important factors in determining the success of a start-up are (1) …

LinkedIn - 8 worst terms of service ever - CNNMoney

A 91-word sentence of legal mumbo jumbo in LinkedIn's terms of service, says the social network has permission to do whatever it wants with your stuff.<p>Voice a great idea? An groundbreaking invention? The company can just take it.<p>The company has permission to claim anything you share on the …

Cybercrime is big money for hackers

In the early days of the Internet boom, some thought we would enter an era where there would be one integrated world economy with no borders, where we would share similar democratic values, and where governments would be less important and civil society could pick up many governmental tasks.<p>But …

How the rich protect their online identity

You can't always control what's said about you on the Internet. But with enough money, you can influence what comes up in a search.<p>A few companies promise to control your message online, or eliminate a bit of scandal or bad press — for a price.<p>"We can remove something that shouldn't be there," said …

Don't be stupid - How not to get hacked - CNNMoney

Cybercriminals are experts at duping people into downloading malicious software that can give them access to your personal information and passwords.<p>But there are commonsense steps you can take to avoid getting hacked:<p>• <b>Avoid bad links:</b> Check where a link is taking you before you click it. Rest your …

EBay customers must reset passwords after major hack

Hackers quietly broke into eBay two months ago and stole a database full of user information, the online auction site revealed Wednesday.<p>Criminals now have possession of eBay (EBAY) customer names, account passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and birth dates.<p>The company …

Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked

Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car.<p>It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term future today's hackers are warning about.<p>Most people aren't aware their cars are already …

Google testing super-secure email

Google is working on the ultimate security and privacy feature.<p>It's called "End-to-End" encryption, and it's the best way to stop anyone from snooping on your emails. Google would turn your emails into jumbled code, and the only person who can see the email in plain text is the trusted person on …

What you really agree to when you click 'accept'

You can spot the words "privacy policy" at the bottom of nearly every website. Don't be fooled. Those policies are more about data collection than privacy.<p>Companies use these policies to alert you to how they track your location, read your emails, spy on your Web browsing -- and sell some of that …

Talking cars: the next hacking target

In the near future, your car will be equipped with life-saving computer software that can prevent accidents. But that technology also creates a major opening for cyber terrorists.<p>The U.S. government in the next decade will require vehicle-to-vehicle communication, or V2V. Cars will coordinate by …

Why you'll keep getting hacked

Don't like getting hacked? Sorry, you'd better get used to it.<p>Every few weeks, we learn about another data breach. It's the privacy world's version of an oil spill. A hacker breaks into a company and grabs a database of our personal details. They're sold on the black market, and the exposure puts …

Simple tips to avoid getting hacked - Jun. 13, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.<p>There's probably no way to completely avoid the NSA if they've got you in their sights, but fortunately, …

5 online privacy tips from an ex-FBI agent

If anyone knows about cyber surveillance, it's Mary Galligan.<p>Until recently, she led the cyber and special operations team at the FBI's New York office -- the agency's largest surveillance operation. That included catching hackers like the infamous "Sabu" and using him to hunt down other …

Here's Google's plan to rid the world of cyberattacks

A new team at Google is aiming to be the cybersecurity superheroes of the Internet.<p>They're looking to exterminate those nasty computer bugs that let hackers and government spies sneak into our computers -- not just for Google, but for everyone.<p>The special team is called Google Project Zero. And …

Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion passwords

Russian criminals have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user names and passwords, amassing what could be the largest collection of stolen digital credentials in history, a respected security firm said Tuesday.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, …

Your personal information just isn't safe

Companies can't keep your data safe. It's that simple.<p>When Target lost data on some 110 million customers, it recommended them to credit bureau Experian for "identity theft protection," offering to cover the cost for a year.<p>Think you're in better hands? Think again.<p>Sometime before the Target (TGT) …

You've been hacked! Here's what to do

Russian criminals have stolen more than 1.2 billion Internet usernames and passwords, and the odds are decent that some of yours might be among them.<p>There's no need to panic at this point -- Hold Security, the firm that discovered the theft, says the gang isn't in the business of stealing your bank …

How Microsoft Can Pivot Windows Phone Into A Relevant And Respectable Smartphone Platform

Let us do a little thought experiment. Bear with me here, but do follow along in your head. If Windows Phone was selling thirty million units a month, most people would probably count that as a success. If Microsoft’s mobile platform was managing thirty sales a month, it would be an abject and …

Browsing speeds may slow as net hardware bug bites

<b>Browsing speeds could slow over the next week as old hardware is upgraded to handle the net's growth, says networking giant Cisco.</b><p>Some older kit has hit an upper memory limit in the number of routes it can use to despatch data around the world.<p>In the last few days the number of possible routes …

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