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Obama Administration Receives Little Support for the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act

Ed note: This post originally appeared on Ad Law Access. Following up on his historic visit to the FTC in January during which President Obama laid out his privacy and data security agenda, the administration released a discussion draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act (the “Act”) on February 27, 2015. The Act …

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Heartbeat recognition: The next step in secure banking?

John Hopton for redOrbit.com – @Johnfinitum It always seemed pointless that a quick squiggle with a pen was supposed to be the key to secure identify recognition, but it might not be long before finger and retina scanning seem laughably inadequate, too. A British bank is looking to unique heartbeat patterns as the next step …

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Private firms have a hand in national cyber security sector

Qihoo 360’s logo is displayed on one of its employee’s T-shirt.[Da Wei/Asianewsphoto] Qihoo 360 president on measures needed against cyber threat China is home to the world’s largest Internet population. According to China Internet Network Information Center, the country had 649 million Internet users by the end of 2014. Kitty Fok, manager of IDC China, …

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Global Mobile Wallet Market 2019 – Drivers, Challenges and Trends Analysis and Forecasts

DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — RnRMarketResearch.com adds Global Mobile Wallet Market 2015-2019 report to its store. The report covers the market landscape and lists growth prospects. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. The perceived benefits of mobile wallets are boosting market projections in the Global Mobile Wallet …

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AAA Reveals Top Spring Travel Destinations in the U.S.

Sun destinations are travelers’ top getaways following harsh winter ORLANDO, Fla., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As snow continues in many parts of the country, travelers are ready to escape to warmer weather and sunny destinations, according to AAA. Warm destinations offering fun-filled activities for families will experience the largest influx of travelers this spring …

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Do You Control Your Smart TV Using Voice Commands?

Ed note: This post originally appeared on Internet on Trial. For the superstitious, and conspiracy theorists, an Orwellian revelation on this Friday the 13th of February. As reported last week by the Daily Beast, Samsung, the world’s no. 1 manufacturer of HDTVs, is warning customers who use voice commands to control their smart TVs that …

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10 Cyber Security Tips All Employees Need To Know, Including Phishing Scams & BYOD

Ed note: This post originally appeared on Peter S. Vogel’s Internet, Information Technology & e-Discovery Blog. Employers want to blame cyberthreats on bad guys but “the threat actually originates from within when employees’ ignorance and/or negligence opens the door for cybercriminals” as reported by Kasperky in “Top 10 Tips for Educating Employees about Cybersecurity.” Phishing …

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Google invests $1 billion in SpaceX (Is satellite internet in our future?)

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Space transportation company, SpaceX, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $1 billion in new funding from Google and Fidelity, confirming earlier reports that the Mountain View, California-based tech giant was looking to invest in a partner for satellite-based Internet project. According to TechCrunch, the Elon Musk-led …

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