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Library Journal

Didn’t find what you were looking for? First, try this.<p>If you typed the URL directly, please make sure the spelling is correct.<p>If you clicked on a …

162 Future Jobs: Preparing for Jobs that Don’t Yet Exist

Last week I was speaking at an event in Istanbul. As usual, once I landed at the airport, I made my way to the customs area where I was greeted by no …

Robot Counsellor? Jobs in Canada in 2030.

The career and workplace landscape is rapidly changing and the prospects are both fascinating and frightening. Will your job still exist five, 10 or …

Hottest job in town? Clean tech innovation builds 44,000 jobs in O.C., 508,000 in state

Michel Kamel is a Stanford-educated rocket scientist. But the one-time aerospace executive is happy to have embraced a new career.<p>“When you launch a …

Orange County

5 Virtual Reality Jobs that Pay the Most

The Virtual Reality job market is about to explode. With the recent introduction of the Oculus Rift and Microsoft Hololens two of the largest …

Calling All Women: The Cybersecurity Field Needs You And There's A Million Jobs Waiting

Cybersecurity has a gender problem: Only 11% of the world’s information security workforce are women, according to the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) — a 501(c)3 non-profit passionate about helping and empowering women to succeed in the Cybersecurity field.<p>The small representation of women in …

Business News, India Stock Market, Personal Finance, IPO, Financial News Headlines

M Karunanidhi Update: DMK chief M Karunanidhi died at 94. The Kauvery hospital released a statement which said that the Kalaignar took his last …

Why Companies Need Corporate Futurists But Will Fire Them Anyway

<i>This post was cowritten with my colleague David Farber.</i><p>Not that long ago, it would have seemed strange for companies to send their employees into consumers’ homes to observe how they used products and tackled challenges. Now, corporate anthropologists and ethnographers – researchers trained to …

Google Has Been Recording You. Here's How to Delete the Files

This is not "OK Google."<p>You probably know that Google keeps track of everything you type into its search bar, just like it scans your email to …

60 Minutes asked a security firm to hack an iPhone, and the result is disturbing

With all the commotion surrounding Apple’s fight with the FBI, <i>60 Minutes</i> did its own experiment to find out just how safe our phones are from …

Big data, bigger brother: The rise of James Bond, data scientist

The future of spying depends on gathering data, whether privacy campaigners like it or not.<p>Previously confidential documents have shed light on just …

SpyEye botnet kit developer sentenced to long jail term

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, the Russian developer of the SpyEye botnet creation kit, and an associate on Wednesday were sentenced to prison terms by …

Philippines cyber-cops arrest white-hat hacker suspected of exposing 55 million voters' details

Law enforcement in the Philippines claim to have arrested one of the hackers involved with the breach of the country's Commission on Elections …

Australia PM launches cybersecurity campaign

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia set out a far-reaching cybersecurity strategy on Thursday, invoking the leaks of United States whistleblower Edward Snowden, terrorism and even the threat of war to push for a coordinated global approach to protection of online data.<p>Australian Prime Minister Malcolm …

Whaling emerges as major cybersecurity threat

A clever variant of phishing scams is proliferating among enterprises, forcing CIOs to up their game even as they are still refining their …

Your face is big data

A Russian photography student has carried out an experiment to show how easy it is to identify complete strangers.<p>Twenty-one-year-old Egor Tsvetkov took photos of people in public places and then tracked them down on the Russian social media site VKontakte using a facial recognition app.<p>The …

Social Media

Got QuickTime on Windows? Uninstall It Right Now

There’s not much reason to have QuickTime on a Windows rig in this day and age, because there are so many better options for watching video. That's …

Researchers Crack Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs to Spy on People

For anyone with minimalist tastes or an inability to use copy-paste keyboard shortcuts, URL shorteners may seem like a perfectly helpful convenience. …

The Panama Papers - how big data blew the lid on global elite's financial secrets

The Panama Papers has been hailed as the biggest data leak in journalistic history and yet the revelations emerging from the cache of 11.6 million …

Panama Papers

How Older And Younger Millennials Differ In Their Approach To Online Privacy And Security

Hide My Ass! (HMA) commissioned a nationwide survey to find out what US internet users want in terms of security and privacy and what they do to protect their own privacy and security when they are online. The main results revealed a striking disconnect between what people want and what they do …

U.S. Government 'Worse Than All Major Industries' on Cybersecurity

U.S. federal, state and local government agencies rank in last place in cybersecurity when compared against 17 major private industries, including transportation, retail and healthcare, according to a new report released Thursday.<p>The analysis, from venture-backed security risk benchmarking startup …

Conservationists Use Microphones and Big Data to Count Disappearing Frogs

<b>Sorting Out the Soundscape</b><p>Field observation like this is the old way of counting animals. At best Kittleson says you only get a tiny slice of good …

Contextualizing the 2.6 terabytes of leaked Panama Papers data.

On Sunday, a coalition of journalists began releasing news stories about offshore banking based on a 2.6-terabyte trove of leaked files provided to …

A Robotic Home That Knows When You’re Hungover - MIT Technology Review

Perhaps the home of the future will be filled with robots. Or maybe that home itself will be a robot.<p>That’s the vision some technologists have for …

Machine Learning

10 Great Technology Initiatives for Your Library

Today’s hottest web and mobile technologies are offering libraries a new world of opportunities to engage patrons. Ultra-popular social media …

Toddlers and technology: Learning over the internet

Today's Local News HeadlinesToday's Local NewsMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, July 7 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-07-08 02:12:56 GMT<p>From a small house on Tennessee …

Savvy home sellers turn to smart technology

The tight supply of homes for sale across the nation has turned this spring into a strong seller's market, but not all homes will move, especially if …