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7 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

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.


8 hrs ago | InformationWeek

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

12 hrs ago | RedOrbit

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

16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | SFGate Launches Internet Privacy Platform that Gives Internet Users Control Over Their Data

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Business News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

LA Daily News

Sheriffa s department refuses to name deputy who shot and killed an innocent Pico Rivera man

PICO RIVERA >> The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Tuesday declined to release the name of the deputy who shot and killed Frank Mendoza, an innocent man, earlier this month.


Related Topix: Pico Rivera, CA

Why A Philosopher Teaches Privacy

Woodrow Hartzog is an Assistant Professor at the Samford University's Cumberland School of Law.


Related Topix: Samford University, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Rochester Institute of Technology, Social Software

WPTV Local News

NEWS21: Mentally ill fall through cracks of NICS

The national News21 Initiative brings together a select group of student journalists to produce a major national investigation into a topic of wide interest.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Globe and Mail

No photos: Parents keep kids' identities off social media amid privacy concerns

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Parenting

The Hill

'Big data' lobbyist: Congress doesn't want online privacy law

A lobbyist for one of the top companies that trades in consumer data is confident that Congress won't set rules for how online marketers use information about consumers.


Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Marketing

Washington Examiner

Privacy rights could trump transparency as Congress debates Ferguson policing

Fear that body cameras would infringe privacy rights may thwart congressional efforts to reform policing in the wake of riots in Ferguson , Mo.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

US won't reveal records on health website security

In this Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Washington, DC, Medicaid, Computers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ESchool News

Top ed-tech stories to watch: Schools grapple with data privacy

No. 4 on our list of key ed-tech trends for the new school year is the need for K-12 leaders to navigate a data privacy minefield [ Editor's note : This is the second in a series of stories examining five key ed-tech developments to watch for the 2014-15 school year.



Google reportedly aims to expand to kids as customers

The search giant is considering changes to its services that would legally allow children to sign up, according to a report published Monday.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Family, Kids, Facebook, Social Software


BYOD Twists and Turns Keep CIOs Off-Balance

Is BYOD coming to a crossroads? Workers don't want to be tied to a cubicle and demand the freedom that comes with mobility.


Related Topix: CIO News, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)


Senator questions airlines' data privacy practices

A senior U.S. senator is asking airlines about their data privacy practices, saying he's concerned about what information the companies are collecting and sharing with third parties.


Federal Computer Week

GCN Award winners, online privacy, Syrian malware and more

Each year, GCN -- an FCW sister publication -- honors projects where "technical ingenuity, resourcefulness in the use of IT and tactics in managing projects have had an extraordinary effect on the ability of agencies to carry out their mission."


Related Topix: Electronic, Syrian, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Widevine Technologies

WTOP-FM Washington

Website knows where your cat lives, highlights privacy concerns

But those pictures may give people with bad intentions information about where the animal lovers live and what's inside their home.


The Inquirer

Rupert Murdoch says Google is a bigger threat to privacy than the NSA

RUPERT MURDOCH HAS WHINGED that internet giant Google is a bigger threat to individual privacy than the US National Security Agency .


Related Topix: Widevine Technologies