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WSJ reports NSA spying capabilities cover up to 75 percent of US internet traffic

The question of how much contact the NSA has with internet traffic throughout the US is being raised again, this time by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Yesterday <i>The Atlantic</i> took issue with the security agency's mathematics and 1.6 percent claim, while the <i>WSJ</i> report looks more closely at its reach into …

Facebook ignored security bug, researcher used it to post details on Zuckerberg's wall

If your Facebook profile isn't public, others aren't supposed to be able to post content on your wall. Khalil Shreateh, a self-professed IT expert from Palestine, claims to have discovered a vulnerability that lets anyone post a link to other Facebook walls. Shreateh says he reported the bug to …

6 Things Moms Will NEVER Do While Their Kids Are Still Babies

<b>1. Sleep in.</b> Obvious? Yes. But I can't write a list like this and not include it. You will never sleep in again! Okay, there will be times when your …

The Management Theory That Explains Why 70% of Workers Are 'Disengaged'

Sometimes I read a post or an article that’s like Thanksgiving dinner: so many wonderful tastes to choose from that I hardly know where to begin – and it’s almost more than I can take in, but I want to keep eating.<p>Steve Denning’s latest post here on Forbes gave me that experience today. Much of …

11 Habits Of Amazing Bosses

Most people have worked for a bad boss, but superb bosses often don't get a lot of press. Most employees would give a lot for the opportunity to work for a boss with even a few of these characteristics:<p><b>Gives constructive criticism</b><br>There's a big difference between a critique and a conversation that …

Employment

5 Hair-Care Secrets That Won't Cost You a Dime

<i>__Cara Brook of Maskcara was the winner of the 2013 __</i><b>Allure</b> <i>Beauty Blogger Awards and is now contributing to the Daily Beauty Reporter.</i><p>In this day and age, with all of the balms and serums and masks, hair care can get a little overwhelming. Especially if you're on a budget. The truth is, there's …

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Others Call for More NSA Transparency

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft are part of a broad alliance of technology companies and civil liberties groups that will tomorrow demand …

Surveillance

10 Interview Questions You Should Be A Pro At Answering

This question usually takes about one to two minutes to answer and will be your elevator pitch. You want to give them a brief rundown of who you are as a person and show how you articulate you are. Don't start rambling on about your personal history. Talk about highlights from job positions or …

Employment

3 Smart And Simple Strategies For The Beginning Investor

In today's volatile investing climate, it's scary to even think about putting your hard-earned money in the stock market, let alone actually do it. That's an emotional hurdle every investor has to get over. Luckily, there are some simple strategies that can help you stay centered and not get thrown …

Investing

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now (VIDEO)

If you're tired of talking about the George Zimmerman trial, the new cover of Rolling Stone or the ins and outs of filibuster reform (yawn), we've got just the distraction for to make the rest of your day a little lighter.<p>It’s Wednesday, which means we’re back with 7 new sites that are sure to …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

Time Management

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

Leonardo Da Vinci