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How Small Businesses Can Shield Themselves Against Cyberattack

How Small Businesses Can Shield Themselves Against Cyberattack Calendar / 28 Oct 2022   As businesses become increasingly digital, adapting to consumer demand, and swiftly transitioning towards the online world, ongoing threats of cybercrime and cyberattacks are becoming a significant challenge for small businesses that are ill-prepared. There are Digital Tools to Help Defend Against … Continue reading How Small Businesses Can Shield Themselves Against Cyberattack

Smart buoy ‘hears’ the sea to protect whales against ship collisions

Researchers seek permission to collect whale snot with drones (video) M. Moon @mariella_moon       Apparently, anayzing the mucus that lines a whale’s blowhorn can tell you a lot about the animal’s health — think of it as the cetacean equivalent to human bloodwork. The problem is, how do you collect snot from a … Continue reading Smart buoy ‘hears’ the sea to protect whales against ship collisions

Defend Against Consumer Tradedown: It’s Your Brand Versus… Itself

Defend Against Consumer Tradedown: It’s Your Brand Versus… Itself by Hunter Thurman , October 3, 2022 As product marketers face inflationary pressures, many wonder, at what point will people switch from premium to store brands? But neuroscience reveals this fallacy. Consumer data shows that  even in lower-income households, pricing considerations do not solely underlie shopper … Continue reading Defend Against Consumer Tradedown: It’s Your Brand Versus… Itself

Apple employees are the latest to push back against tech companies’ return-to-office plans

By Sarah Lynch     August 22, 2022   Apple reportedly announced its plans to bring employees back to the office at least three days per week starting September 5. Now, some workers are pushing back.   Apple Together, a global solidarity union of Apple workers, launched a petition to demand flexible work location arrangements. “This uniform mandate … Continue reading Apple employees are the latest to push back against tech companies’ return-to-office plans

Appeals Court Revives Ad-Tech Company’s Antitrust Claims Against Google

Appeals Court Revives Ad-Tech Company’s Antitrust Claims Against Google by Wendy Davis  @wendyndavis, August 29, 2022 Google must face antitrust claims brought by the Atlanta-based online ad tech company Inform, Inc., a federal appellate court ruled Friday. The ruling reversed a decision issued last year by U.S. District Court Judge J.P. Boulee in Atlanta, who … Continue reading Appeals Court Revives Ad-Tech Company’s Antitrust Claims Against Google

Following Mar-a-Lago raid, lawmakers want information from platforms on threats against law enforcement

Trump’s Truth Social reportedly lost two critical executives The departures came shortly after the app’s iOS launch. I. Bonifacic @igorbonifacic   Dado Ruvic / reuters Former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social may have lost its best chance at success. According to Reuters, two executives seen as critical to the platform’s success, chief technology officer Josh … Continue reading Following Mar-a-Lago raid, lawmakers want information from platforms on threats against law enforcement

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick reportedly saw violence against drivers as a tool for growth

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick steps down A slew of scandals drove shareholder pressure to a breaking point. R. Lawler @Rjcc   Danish Siddiqui / Reuters The New York Times reports that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is stepping down, following heavy pressure from a large group of shareholders. Despite a reputation for scandals that appeared to … Continue reading Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick reportedly saw violence against drivers as a tool for growth

Former PlayStation employee files new gender discrimination lawsuit against company

Nine women accuse Sony of systemic sexism in a potential class-action lawsuit Today, eight women joined the ongoing suit and shared their stories with the court. J. Conditt @JessConditt March 10th, 2022 Tomohiro Ohsumi via Getty Images In November, former PlayStation IT security analyst Emma Majo filed a lawsuit against Sony, claiming the company discriminated … Continue reading Former PlayStation employee files new gender discrimination lawsuit against company