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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Berkeley Heights urgent care office undergoes major renovation

The office, at 369 Springfield Ave. in Berkeley Heights, will be fully staffed to treat patients throughout the renovation project, which is expected to be completed by the end of October.


Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Union County, NJ, Nursing

7 hrs ago | The Practical Nomad

Key U.S. Senator questions airlines on privacy policies and practices

The Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, Jay Rockefeller , has sent a public letter of inquiry this week to the ten largest -based airlines, asking them to respond by 5 September 2014 to a series of questions about consumer issues including what information airlines collect about travellers, how long they retain this information, how they use ... (more)


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, John Rockefeller, Democrat, US News, Marketing

11 hrs ago | Christianity Today

Three Views: Should Christians Resist Greater Government Surveillance?

First, we need to understand the difference between internal communications content, and the bulk collection and analysis of telecommunication data.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Salesforce Overcoming Distrust In Europe

I am a reporter of 18 years with a focus on telecom. Formerly of Mergermarket, The Deal and Electronic News, I keep my ear to the ground in matters affecting corporate strategy.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Business News

Russia Taday

Facebook given deadline in 'largest privacy class action in Europe'

Facebook has been given four weeks to respond to a class action, launched against it by an Austrian activist and supported by 60,000 users.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Business Journal

Locking down data: a legal guide to privacy and data security

Due to the nature of how we do business today and how much data companies collect from all corners of the globe, Minnesota businesses must be aware of data privacy laws from around the country and internationally.


Fitbit to stop selling data without consent

Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers after concerns were raised about consumer privacy.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, Democrat, US News


Security spending nears $2 billion a year in Australia: Gartner

Gartner predicted that security spending would climb 13.5 per cent this year to $1.9 billion.


CBC News

More transparency needed on digital privacy, says federal watchdog

Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien believes companies 'must develop dynamic, creative ways of sharing privacy-related information to allow individuals to make informed decisions.'


Related Topix: Marketing

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Russia Taday

Google is 'distorting' and undermining EC privacy ruling - EU Justice Commissioner

Google and other prolific search engines are undermining the ECJ's Right to be Forgotten Ruling, the EU Justice Commissioner warns.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet


Facebook Messenger And 3 Other Apps With Privacy Concerns

Facebook 's Messenger has become one of the most controversial apps available after users discovered how much access and control it gives Facebook over the devices on which the app is installed.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology

The Winnipeg Free Press

Companies must be transparent with customers, privacy watchdog says

All businesses - especially those operating online - should be upfront with customers about their data-collection practices as transactions move into the digital realm, Canada's privacy czar says.



Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and is set be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, the aid group he was working for said.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Liberia, World News, Africa

Why privacy is important for travelers

When I talk about privacy and travel, most travelers look at me blankly. I get the "What-me-worry?" stare.


The Washington Post

Behind a sexual misconduct case at Brandeis University

They dated for most of their first two years at Brandeis University, a relationship that began as one of the gay students was coming out.


Related Topix: Brandeis University, Criminal Defense Law, Law, The Washington Post Company, Waltham, MA, Education

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Coupa's Explosive European Growth Drives New Hub in Dublin, Ireland

The addition is a key element of Coupa's global expansion plans and will accelerate the cloud-enabled automation of financial processes for businesses based in Europe, helping them save millions.


Related Topix: Coupa, Ireland, World News, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA


Drone operators could face charges of voyeurism or criminal harassment: VPD

A Vancouver man recently raised concerns about a drone buzzing by his patio, but it appears to be far from an isolated incident.



IBM Bluemix is based on Cloud Foundry

The IBM Bluemix PaaS is also based on Cloud Foundry. Free 30-day trial accounts for Bluemix and a host of popular cloud services can be accessed from this link The recent announcement by IBM and Apple will create and enable 100+ enterprise apps on the Bluemix PaaS platform and the iOS environment from Apple.


Related Topix: Google, Startups


Are Kid-Friendly Versions Of YouTube, Gmail On...

Google is reportedly developing a kid-friendly version of its video-streaming website YouTube , and is also said to be considering allowing youngsters under the age of 13 to sign up for special Gmail accounts, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Family, Kids

Wall Street Journal

For German, Swiss Privacy Start-Ups, a Post-Snowden Boon

Co-founder of German company Protonet, Ali Jelveh, poses with a server at their headquarters in Hamburg on January 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Marketing