The Password Problem

5 07 2015

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Michelle Mazurek is an assistant professor of computer science with joint appointments in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center and the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Her research is focused on how computer security and human behavior interact. She is interested in designing systems to help users more effectively manage their privacy and security.

Mazurek received her doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2014.

Week In Review

  1. Bus Countdown Clocks Coming To Every Borough, Eventually
  2. City will bring high-speed broadband to digital deserts in Brooklyn and Queens
  3. How IBM Got 1,000 Staffers to Become Brand Advocates on Social Media
  4. US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry
  5. FBI Probes Attacks on West Coast Fiber Optic Cables

CE Week 2015

28 06 2015

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Week In Review

  1. Barnes & Noble reports loss again as Nook sales plunge
  2. I.P.O. to Give Operator of and Tinder Its Own Stock
  3. WNYC launches podcast accelerator
  4. Apple to remove apps featuring the Confederate flag
  5. Rival robot cars meet on California highway

E3 Expo 2015 Recap

21 06 2015

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Marc Saltzman has reported on the high-tech industry since 1996 as a freelance journalist, author, lecturer, consultant, and radio and TV personality.

His specialties lie in consumer electronics, computers, Internet trends and social media, small-to-midsized business tech and interactive entertainment.

Marc Saltzman contributes to more than 40 publications including USA Today, Yahoo!, and MSN.

Week In Review

  1. New York Philharmonic Unveils Digital-Music Partnership With Google
  2. This app aims to be Seamless for the laundry industry
  3. Seattle tech billionaire wants NY to hike fast-food wages
  4. AT&T hit with $100M fine, company vows to fight
  5. Model turned Harvard business grad gives boutiques a global reach

Apple WWDC Event 2015

14 06 2015

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Jon Rettinger is president and editorial director of TechnoBuffalo. He earned his MBA from the University of California Irvine. His popular technology blog has 3.4 million unique monthly visitors and covers all areas of technology, from smartphones and computers to cars and robotics. He’s also appeared several times on network TV, including CNBC and FOX Business Network and also contributed to Wired, Business Insider and Wireless Week.

Week In Review

  1. Battle to serve fresh food heats up: Blue Apron nabs $135 million
  2. Wall St. Courts Start-Ups It Once May Have Ignored
  3. Uber forced to halt service in East Hampton after new rule
  4. Journal to roll out paid mobile app
  5. Microsoft Picks Unusual Place to Make Its Giant Surface Hub: The U.S.


7 06 2015

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Week In Review

  1. Top NY regulator issues final rules for bitcoin licenses
  2. New York City Creates Replacement for Student Data Website
  3. Apple’s 2015 developers conference: What to expect
  4. How two former Broadway producers created an app that solves the biggest annoyance with buying theater tickets
  5. Google Street View now takes you under the sea

Women in STEM

31 05 2015

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The gender gap of women in STEM is setting the industry up for record-low numbers of diversity in under 30 years. Monica Eaton-Cardone, founder and CIO of Global Risk Technologies, says that in order for today’s women to have a chance tomorrow, gender must become a non-factor.

Monica Eaton-Cardone is an entrepreneur and business leader with expertise in technology, e-commerce, risk relativity and payment-processing solutions. She has co-founded a number of successful companies, which globally comprise 350-plus employees. She currently serves as the CIO of GRT, the international organization with subsidiaries in the US, Chargebacks911 and eConsumerServices. Eaton-Cardone has earned a reputation for creative business solutions, helping merchants and banks to achieve sustainable payment-processing practices and supporting consumers in resolving transaction issues. She is a champion of women in IT, and hopes to contribute to an expanded presence of females in technical professions and leadership roles.

Week In Review

  1. Amazon Adds One-Hour Store Delivery in New York City
  2. Tech Blog Spinoff Re/code Is Acquired by Online Media Chain
  3. New York Senator Introduces Bill to Legalize Online Poker
  4. Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool
  5. Cuomo’s office stops automatically deleting emails amid criticism

When Digital Becomes Human

24 05 2015

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Steven Van Belleghem is the author of WHEN DIGITAL BECOMES HUMAN and is Managing Partner of the innovative research agency InSites Consulting. He is also a marketing professor at the Vlerick Management School. Steven is a successful author. His first book ‘The Conversation Manager’ won the award of the most innovative marketing book in 2010 and sold more than 20.000 copies. His second book ‘The Conversation Company’ was launched in March 2012. Steven is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world. He is known for his enthousiastic, interactive and no-nonsense style.

Week In Review

  1. App provides on-demand dog walkers
  2. Amazon Adds One-Hour Store Delivery in New York City
  3. Schools add software to track student progress
  4. Apple readies Transit subway, train and bus guides for iOS 9 Maps
  5. Firefox to Serve Up Ads Based on Browsing History


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