Scandal rocks Ohio State University as 83 students accused of cheating via app

For eons, students have found ways to cheat on exams and tests – looking at someone else’s test or paper, getting the answers beforehand or plagiarizing someone else’s work.Now, in an age where technology is pervasive in every facet of life, some have been accused of using an app to help them cheat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/13/scandal-rocks-ohio-state-university-as-83-students-accused-cheating-via-app.html

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iPhone apps with access to your camera can secretly spy on you

In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of all the ways that our devices keep track of us. Many of us have simply come to terms with this new reality, but thankfully, there are others out there who are staying vigilant and doing their part to ensure that our collective privacy isn’t violated any more than it needs to be.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/30/iphone-apps-with-access-to-your-camera-can-secretly-spy-on.html

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Amazon patents bizarre accordion-like chute to deliver packages from its drones

Looking to ever expand ways to deliver goods to its customers, Amazon has patented a way to allow its drones to deliver packages without ever having to land.

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5 insider tricks for a better Facebook experience

In many ways, Facebook has become a parallel universe. Millions of people use the app on their phones. Millions of others never think to log out. Entire businesses are run through Facebook, and some institutions use a Facebook page instead of an actual website. Though there are many methods of instant communication, Facebook users routinely use Messenger to write or call friends all over the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/22/5-insider-tricks-for-better-facebook-experience.html

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Yahoo punishes CEO in latest fallout from security breakdown

Yahoo is punishing CEO Marissa Mayer and parting ways with its top lawyer for the mishandling of two security breaches that exposed the personal information of more than 1 billion users and already have cost the company $350 million.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/02/yahoo-punishes-ceo-in-latest-fallout-from-security-breakdown.html

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Uber allegedly spied on users, including celebrities like Beyoncé

Uber might be one of the best ways to hail a taxi in many cities around the world, but it’s also a controversial service that has been plagued by scandals.

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Commerce Dept Signs Up Private Sector IT Partners


The U.S. Commerce Department recently launched a new effort to jump-start more efficient ways to manage the vast amounts of data that reside within the federal government and put it to productive use. The National Technical Information Service, a unit within the department, is leading the effort. NTIS has selected 35 joint venture partners, or JVPs, to support the program.
The department’s aims not only to improve data management by federal agencies, but also to facilitate the generation and sharing of data within the federal government.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84069.html?rss=1

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Dark Days Ahead for Companies That Fail Customers


It’s 2016, and there are more ways to connect than ever before. You would think customer service and customer care would be at an all-time high. Why, then, do so many customers feel they are at an all-time low? Companies are using social networks to provide customer service, but they are failing. Companies don’t seem able to put the pieces together. They don’t seem to understand that a customer with a problem is an opportunity to create a loyal customer who will stay with a company forever and recommend it to all their friends and contacts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83848.html?rss=1

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Creating the Right Business Culture for Success


In an era when technology is changing the ways people conduct every aspect of their lives, it’s not a surprise that business leaders have come to depend on it as the lever that will elevate their sales and marketing performance to the next level.
Productivity has increased in all aspects of business because of technology, and the implementation of CRM, SFA, marketing automation and social media tools — to name a few technologies — has had a direct effect on sales effectiveness. That effect is not a universal thing, however.

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Texting while driving impairs our 'sixth sense'

There are all sorts of ways a person can be distracted at the wheel—kids screeching, sleep deprivation, arguing—and they predate cell phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/13/texting-while-driving-impairs-our-sixth-sense.html

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Don't open that attachment from your office scanner

Malware makes its way to computers in many ways, but one of the most common methods is by tricking users into opening email attachments that seem to have come from a friend, relative or other trustworthy sender.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/12/dont-open-that-attachment-from-your-office-scanner.html

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Dutch police train eagles to hunt drones

As authorities scramble for effective and advanced ways to counter the increasing number of rogue drones buzzing around our skies, Dutch National Police have come up with something a little more unusual: the mighty eagle.


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