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While Some Cry ‘Fake,’ Spotify Sees No Need to Apologize

A year ago, Apple stirred controversy by striking special deals with some of pop music’s biggest stars. Now Spotify is under fire for dealings with artists who, in a sense, do not exist at all.<p>For the last week, the music industry has been buzzing over the accusation that Spotify’s playlists are …

How You Should And Shouldn't Spend Money In Your Twenties

Although I am still a 20-something, I am constantly learning where and how my time and money are best spent.<p>Your 20s are an exciting time and you want to have fun and experience as much as you can, but it's also an instrumental period in regards to building your future.<p>Due to these two seemingly …

How to Survive a Spending Freeze

One family's journey.<p>Back in September 2012, I was awarded a fellowship to become an Accredited Financial Counselor. Just prior to this, my husband, …

AMBER Alerts for Uber: Can technology help fight crime?

Uber has partnered with the nonprofit National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to disseminate information about child abductions. The move …

Scotiabank's Tangerine is reportedly exploring new facial-recognition technology

Scotiabank’s Tangerine, known as ING Direct before 2012, has already established itself as the leader when it comes to Canadian banking technological …

Use Technology to Foster Collaboration in Your Office

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Avoiding a generational divide in the workplace requires a systemic approach to collaboration, one that values inputs from all, appreciates and respects the contributions of everyone, is seamless to the business and is easy to use.<p>The …

How To Combine Talent And Technology In The On-Demand Economy

The on-demand economy relies on humans as much as technology, but balancing the two isn’t always easy.<p>Want that organic oatmeal deodorant in less than an hour? Amazon Now’s got you covered. Need to book a flight to St. Louis but can’t muster more than a text message? An app called Magic will take …

Finance Technology and You: Getting Proactive With Credit

Technology has a long history of reshaping the relationship between people and their money. Remember life before the ATM? Imagine how different your spending habits would be if you still had to walk into a bank and speak with someone every time you wanted extra cash.<p>Good technical innovations are …

Technology fit for the edge of the world

In today’s everything-connected world, an afternoon with an internet outage can feel like a disaster. But explorers like Zoltan Takacs, who do …

MakerBot Partners with TOM to Support Bay Area Makeathon for Assistive Technology

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sep 02, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MakerBot, a global leader in the desktop 3D printing industry, today announced a partnership with TOM …

New CPR Guidelines Recommend Using Social Media and Mobile Technology to Speed Bystander CPR in Sudden Cardiac Arrests

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time, CPR guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) recommend that communities …

Social Media

Can VW Catch Up With Electric-Car Technology?

Volkswagen will catch up with electric-drive technology for one reason: if it doesn’t, it'll have nothing.<p>VW’s "clean diesel" is dead because the …

Good Technology Expands EMM Platform to Windows

Good Access for Windows provides a secure environment for deployment of HTML5 apps, securing corporate Web apps in containers.

When Technology Is Too Advanced

GPS is universally loved, but the possibility of driverless cars has people scared.<p>Amer­ic­ans can’t seem to get enough of the latest gad­gets, yet they re­main more hes­it­ant about the im­pact of tech­no­logy that is still in de­vel­op­ment, such as self-driv­ing cars and wear­able mo­bile …

Mobile Devices

Zombie and Non-Zombie Technologies and What We Should Be Teaching in Basic Networking Classes

In the networking field, there are a number of technologies that should be dead but that still linger on, at least in our folklore and training, if not actually installed in modern networks. There are also concepts and technologies that are extensively used in modern networks, but that aren’t …

Crowdfunded 'laser razor' begs the question of what the technology can and can't do

Since their first use in the 1960s, there has been a tremendous expansion of laser technology into an impressively wide range of uses, from …

Theranos is only using its revolutionary blood-testing technology on one of its 200+ tests

Holmes, the CEO and founder of Theranos, has since said she "personally was shocked" by The Journal's article.<p>The Journal has since published a follow-up article saying the company had stopped using its signature finger-prick blood test on all but one of its more than 240 blood tests at the request …

Genetic Engineering

Canada's Scotiabank to open technology hub in Toronto | Technology | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia said on Friday it is creating a digital hub in downtown Toronto to help lure technology talent and drive innovation for Canada’s third-biggest lender.<p>Snow covers the Scotiabank logo at the Bank of Nova Scotia headquarters in Toronto December 16, 2013. …

3-D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once …

Solar-plus-ice could improve air conditioners

In a mashup of old and new technologies, energy entrepreneurs are betting that an ice machine paired with solar panels can help humanity keep cool …

The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right)

<b>The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right.)</b><p>The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 K-12 Edition (HR14) is an …

Sherry Turkle: ‘I am not anti-technology, I am pro-conversation’

For nearly 30 years now, Sherry Turkle, professor of social psychology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been exploring the effects of digital worlds on human behaviour. Her books, <i>Life on the Screen,</i> <i>The Second Self</i> and <i>Alone Together</i>, have charted the seductions of “intimate …

Parenting

New technology is keeping the air we breathe under an unprecedented level of scrutiny

Measure twice, cut once, they say. Unless you are trying to save the planet.<p>In that case, measure and cut constantly.<p>Rising calls to create cleaner air and limit climate change are driving a surge in new technology for measuring air emissions and other pollutants — a data revolution that is opening …

4 things to know before you start a family business

But before you get ahead of yourself, know that starting a family business is not an easy venture. For starters, personal relationships can get in the way of making tough business decisions (e.g. cutting back on your cousin's hours and pay, even though you know he's saving for his wedding), and …

Asia's Richest Family Gets Richer Thanks To Strong Samsung Forecasts

Asia’s richest family just got a couple of billion dollars richer. South Korea’s Lee clan is the force behind the Samsung Group, whose Samsung Electronics Group’s shares jumped 9% today amid its forecasts that third quarter operating profits will be 80% higher than last year. The news helped boost …

All in the Family: Next Generation of Design Leadership

The good news: you're inheriting the family business. Owning a decades-old, successful and highly respected company at least ensures job security. The bad news: you're delivering against enormously high expectations to perform and grow the business. This push and pull is at the core of countless …

The death of the family meal and other things that we just don't do anymore

New research has found that fewer people than ever sit down to eat a family meal together. But what else has vanished from society?<p>Last month, <b>it was reported</b> that the family meal had died a death.<p>According to a survey of 5,000 British people, one in four eat their main meal alone. A whopping 78 per …

Family Time Becomes Maker Time

When my kids were young, making things involved macaroni, feathers, glue and paper plates. The desire to make things and the joy that comes with completion has not diminished. But boy have the tools changed.<p>Drones, robots, 3D printers, electronic kits and tech infused building blocks have become …