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SigSense is building connected sensors to bring the internet of things to the cable guy

Many of the companies building the manifold devices of the internet of things are squarely targeting the consumer, but SigSense Technologies believes …

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

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The Internet of Everything and the Digital Industrial Economy

As we continue to progress toward an Internet of Everything (IoE) digital world, organizations will need to think strategically about IT budgets and smart spending in order to keep pace with the changing landscape. CEO’s want a flexible, adaptable enterprise, and IT needs to deliver “fast IT” for …

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur, Successful, Successful Entrepreneur<p><b>The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneur</b><p>How often have you either referred to or considered the …

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, …

Stalker: A creepy look at you, online

While you were having a latte and hunting for a Tinder date on your local coffee shop's open Wi-Fi, you were giving away your personal information.<p>Want to know how much? Stalker will tell you.<p>Stalker is a tool created by security firm Immunity Inc. to demonstrate the hazards of connecting to …

Secret message app Wickr moves to Wall Street

In the post-Snowden world, encryption is cool. Lots of personal messaging apps want to cash in on privacy.<p>Wickr is one of them. It's a free app that offers self-destructing, encrypted messages. But its founder, Nico Sell, sees vast and untapped potential in the finance industry. To her, Wickr is …

Secret propaganda: British spies can manipulate polls

The power to secretly create government propaganda is among the many hacking tools revealed in the latest batch of Edward Snowden documents.<p>British spies can manipulate online polls -- or trick the world into thinking a video or web page is going viral.<p>A collection of hacking tools -- some of which …

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) …

Can you outsmart a hacker? - CNNMoney

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Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.<p>Swiss security researcher Dominique Bongard said many popular routers' computer chips use a "random number generator" intended to safeguard your password -- but it turns out those "random" …

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 …

Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach at 51 stores, making Big Brown the latest retailer to lose customer data.<p>UPS (UPS) said that the hacking had escaped detection at stores in 24 states, or around 1% of its locations. At most stores, the malware attack occurred after March 26, …

Hospital network's failure led to massive hack

A major hospital network's failure to update its computer software allowed hackers to steal 4.5 million patient records earlier this year, a security expert says.<p>The hackers took advantage of Heartbleed, the infamous defect in the way computers communicate securely with websites.<p>Community Health …

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

A group of hackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" has taken down several popular online video game networks and possibly diverted an American Airlines jet carrying a Sony executive.<p>Over the weekend, Blizzard Entertainment, CCP Games, Riot Games and Sony (SNE) have done maintenance to bring their …

Cybersecurity stocks pop. Thank the hackers

Call it the "Jennifer Lawrence stock rally".<p>As hackers try to steal credit card data from Home Depot (HD)and naked pictures from Hollywood celebrities, cybersecurity companies are seeing big gains.<p>Shares of both Palo Alto Networks (PANW) and FireEye (FEYE) -- two of the hottest stocks in the …

Apple to beef up security measures after nude photo leak

Apple plans to roll out new security features in the coming weeks that are designed to counter the methods used in a mass theft of nude celebrity photos.<p>The company will use email and push notifications to alert users when someone tries to change an account password, restore cloud data on a new …

Home Depot confirms months-long hack

Home Depot on Monday confirmed that hackers indeed broke into its payment systems -- maybe as far back as April.<p>Home Depot (HD)'s hack might be even bigger than Target (TGT)'s was last year. In Target's case, hackers slipped in for three weeks and grabbed 40 million debit and credit cards. Hackers …

Stolen credit card price tag: $102

When retailers are breached and your data becomes vulnerable, it's often floating around the dark web.

Welcome to the Age of Hacks

Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics.<p>Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think.<p>Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case. Hackers target them for nude photos, because their private lives are prized treasure for creeps.<p>For …

Inside Hermès: Luxury's Secret Empire

Axel Dumas, sixth-generation scion of the Hermès luxury goods dynasty and since February its CEO, has a secret. Sitting in his tenth-floor office with a glittering view of Montmartre, for an appointment that’s taken weeks of negotiations, Dumas is four days away from replacing Christophe Lemaire, …

5 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Make Marketing Smarter

The Internet of Things (IoT) may sound like a business buzzword. In reality, it’s a technological revolution that will impact everything we do—a gigantic wave of new possibility poised to alter the face of technology.<p>First, some background: IoT is the interconnectivity between things using wireless …

Social media engagement: the surprising facts about how much time people spend on the major social networks

Social platforms have become the new leaders in the digital media industry, evolving well past their beginnings as digital communication networks and becoming full-fledged media distribution channels and entertainment centers.<p>Today social dominates users' attention. Nearly 20% of total time spent …

5 Tips to Creating a Successful Content-Marketing Campaign

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “content marketing” is all over the web these days. Content has become a conglomeration of many things: webinars, blog posts, videos, social network shares and more. It sounds like a great idea. If done right, a …

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Apple reportedly paying internet providers to ensure speedy delivery of its data

Just like Netflix, Apple wants to use its own content-delivery network, and is paying ISPs for the privilege<p>Apple has apparently turned on its new content-delivery network, and is reportedly paying Comcast and other big ISPs to move hardware into their data center and build direct interconnects to …

Want a new job? Use an online dating site

Watch out, LinkedIn US:LNKD . There’s a new jobs matchmaker in town.<p>Dating site eHarmony hopes to do for employment what it’s done for marriage, …

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