Firefighters slam YouTube prankster who 'cemented' a microwave oven to his head

Firefighters in the U.K. have slammed a prankster’s “irresponsible” behavior after they were called out to rescue a man who had cemented a microwave oven on his head in a YouTube stunt.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/08/firefighters-slam-youtube-prankster-who-cemented-microwave-oven-to-his-head.html

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Can artificial intelligence help thwart ransomware?

In the future, security systems could use artificial intelligence to monitor user behavior, track activity, suggest when there may be a danger, and even mount an attack against the ransomware purveyors, effectively rendering the deadline malware client inoperable.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/can-artificial-intelligence-help-thwart-ransomware.html

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The Customer Experience Tipping Point


Sometimes, it takes something drastic to change a business’ behavior. Standard procedures can remain in place long after they’ve become detrimental to the business, but sometimes it takes a tipping point to drive home the fact that failing to change is the surest way to fail. For example, the Ford Pinto’s easily ruptured fuel tank could have been remedied with design changes that ranged in price from $11 to about $5 down to just $1. Cheap, right?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83451.html?rss=1

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Blocking Pirate Bay doesn’t increase legit sales, study finds

The Pirate Bay, sinking
New research into consumer behavior and the impact of blocking websites shows that nuking access to multiple infringing sites can be effective, provided you target a swath of them simultaneously. Blocking just one, well-known site? Not so much.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/207434-blocking-pirate-bay-doesnt-increase-legit-sales-study-finds

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Steve Jobs' behavior takes center stage in Silicon Valley collusion suit

The alleged bullying behavior of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs has taken center stage in a class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple, Google, and two other Silicon Valley companies colluded in depressing the wages of engineers by agreeing not to raid each other’s companies between 2005 and 2009. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/04/22/steve-jobs-behavior-takes-center-stage-in-silicon-valley-collusion-suit/

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