Jay Papuga

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Artificial intelligence is now affordable. Use it to work smarter

I’m barely old enough to have been taught how to find content the old way – using library directories and the Dewey Decimal System. Things changed quickly during my middle and high school years. By the end of it, I could do <i>almost</i> all my research from one starting point:<p>In college we were encouraged …

Facebook’s secret newsfeed experiments affected voter turnout in the 2012 election

As many users know by now, Facebook routinely experiments with the structure of the newsfeed — that is, which updates its ranking algorithm …

What Businesses Should Know About The FTC And Data Breaches

Last year was bad and recent headlines suggest this year could be worse. Big companies and government entities were victims of massive cyber attacks in 2013. Small to midsize organizations were targeted even more. The 2014 Internet Security Threat Report revealed that more than 552 million …

5 steps to keep your accounts safe from hackers and scammers

Throughout the flood of hacks and data breaches at retailers, restaurants, health care providers and online companies this year — Home Depot, Target, Subway, Adobe and eBay were just a handful — the one safe haven was the banks. Unlike other companies, banks had a long history of keeping bad guys …

AT&T and Verizon Boost Monthly Wireless Data in Ongoing Competition

In recent weeks, multiple carriers including AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, have been competing to offer customers additional data, and today, both Verizon and AT&T have announced more revised data plans that will see customers gaining extra data at no added cost.<p>AT&T is now offering additional data …

Google wants you to easily share files between Android and iOS

As handy as services like AirDrop or Android Beam may be for shuffling content between nearby devices, they're platform-exclusive. That's not much help if you want to share photos from your Android phone to an iPhone, or vice versa. However, Google may soon overcome that barrier. <i>Android Police</i>,</i> …

Computer-chip security coming to credit cards

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — That familiar swiping motion we make at the checkout is about to go the way of the Walkman.<p>Even if you're not one of the millions able to tap into Apple Pay or Google Wallet, changes in the security measures of traditional payment cards are prompting many merchants to switch to a …

Takata Air Bag Recall Update: New Defective Part Discovered Affecting General Motors, Nissan

The Takata Corp. advised the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about another defect in its air bags that appears unrelated to the …

Former GE CEO Jack Welch uses an iPad to conduct business

Here is an interesting ‘footnote’ to this story on former GE CEO Jack Welch leaving Fortune Magazine, quitting over his harsh anti-Obama jobs Tweet coverage:<p>Apparently, the 20-year CEO and Chairman of GE conducts business on his iPad. So, there’s another notch in the “iPad is only for consumption” …

What to watch: Investors love November

The stock market survived a roller coaster ride in October, with stocks finishing the month at record highs.<p>November arrives with a much more investor-friendly reputation, as it's been the Dow Jones industrial average's second-best performing month the past 20 years and kicks off what historically …

Boko Haram leader denies ceasefire deal, says 200 abducted girls married off

<b>(CNN) —</b> Boko Haram laughed off Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire agreement, saying there is no such deal and schoolgirls abducted in April have been converted to Islam and married off.<p>Nigerian officials announced two weeks ago that they had struck a deal with the Islamist terror group.<p>The deal, …

SpaceShipTwo helmed by experienced pilots when flight failed

A day after the deadly failed test flight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, there were words of strength in the face of adversity.<p>The pilots' bravery cannot be overstated, Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson said. The goal of commercial spaceflight remains unchanged, he added.<p>But with one pilot's …

Surviving spaceship pilot described as 'alert'

The injured test pilot who survived the destruction of Virgin Galactic's prototype space tourism rocket is described as alert and talking with his family and doctors.<p>Word about the condition of Peter Siebold came Saturday in a statement from his employer, Scale Composites, the Mojave, California, …

Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Investigators looking into what caused the crash of a Virgin Galactic prototype spacecraft that killed one of two test pilots said a 5-mile path of debris across the California desert indicates the aircraft broke up in flight.<p>"When the wreckage is dispersed like that, it …

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