FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

Blockchain sounds like a way to keep boats anchored, which isn’t a bad analogy, considering what the technology purports to do. While some IT experts herald it as a groundbreaking way of creating a distributed, unchangeable record of transactions, others question the nascent technology’s usefulness in the enterprise, which has traditionally relied on centrally-administered databases […] Read more »

Privacy Opponents Are Using a Sneaky Trick to Help ISPs Sell Your Data

Do you know what your internet service provider is doing with your data? You probably know that it can see the sites you’re visiting, but have you ever thought about whether it’s selling that information to advertisers? Anti-regulation officials are planning to make sure your ISP never has to tell you. Read more… All articles Read more »

Facebook enlists AI tech to help prevent suicide

Can Facebook use all that it knows about us to help stop someone from committing suicide? It’s been more than a rhetorical question since January, after a video, pulled from the social media platform Live.Me and shared on Facebook, showed a 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis taking her own lifeFacebook couldn’t control the spread of the […] Read more »

Redfin CTO says machine learning needs human help

Machine learning can automate the handling of huge troves of data to help companies make and save money. However, they’re not without pitfalls, as the real estate tech company Redfin learned. As Redfin began building its own machine-learning capabilities, it ran into a problem: Employees weren’t using them. Bridget Frey, the firm’s CTO, said in […] Read more »

Does Your Organizational Culture Help or Hinder Your Digital Workplace?

Culture matters.  Whether you’re seeking to change it, sustain it, save it or create it, culture plays a role within our organizations – and within the digital workplace – that should not be underestimated.  In a 2015 Deloitte survey, 94 percent of executives said they believe a strong culture Continue reading… All articles Read more »

Facebook testing ‘Discover’ for Groups to help you find other weird people to talk to

Facebook Groups aren’t often talked about, but they’re a great resource for finding a community around specific topics. Whether it’s parenting, photography, food or sports, there are groups for nearly every topic — even a few that shouldn’t exist at all. Facebook is now testing a dedicated ‘Discover’ feature to help you find these groups. The […] Read more »

This Argument for Why Apple Needs to Help the FBI Is Straight-Up Insane 

San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos has an, um, unusual take on why Apple should assist the FBI by creating software to help unlock a suspect’s iPhone: If Apple doesn’t, he argues, the county may never know if it is threatened by a “dormant cyber pathogen.” Read more… Uncategorized All articles Read more »

Wise Business Plans Steps Up to Help EB-5 Visa seekers During Windup…

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is planning to hold its next 2015 EB-5 Interactive event in September, offering insight into ongoing issues related to the EB-5 visa process. Wise Business… (PRWeb August 15, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/08/prweb12905214.htm All articles Read more »