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Kids Privacy Online: It’s Not So Cut and Dry

For adults, it’s an implicit arrangement between you and the online world. You get some free access on the Internet and in exchange someone out there on the Internet is amassing some information about you. For kids, it’s a much murkier issue.…
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Kids May Learn More from “Reverse” Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is pretty great. You layer information from the digital world on top of your real world to provide extra information and experiences. Examples? Point your phone at a historic place. Your phone recognizes the image or location…
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The Old Bank Branch Just Ain’t What She Used to Be

Banking as usual is taking some heat. The battle cry “innovate or die” is being chanted by fintech startups, big tech companies, retailers, and even the conservative banking industry, all looking for a way to disrupt the traditional landscape.…
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How Worried Should You Be About Your Kid’s Screen Time?

The numbers would make you believe that we (and our kids) do nothing but sit and stare at our screens all day. According to Nielsen, the average American adult spends nearly 12 hours a day on electronic media, mostly screen-based. Kids as young…
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Philips Eyes Behavioral Change Key to the Personal Health Market

Personal fitness devices from companies like FitBit and Withings have clearly made inroads with highly motivated fitness devotees. Can similar devices have the same impact on those suffering from health issues?   READ MORE
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Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech As Seen By The Algorithms

Last week, we ran a software analysis on clarity of speech and word usage for Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. Now, it’s Hillary’s turn.   READ MORE
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Trump’s Acceptance Speech As Seen By The Algorithms

The tech-savvy (except Peter Thiel) have shown no love for the newly announced Republican candidate throughout the nominating process. I figured it was time to look at Trump’s speech in the tech world’s own lingo — algorithms.   READ…
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Pokémon For Folks Who Don’t Give A Hoot About Squirtles Or Zubats

The Wartortle made me do it. Shatter my Samsung Galaxy phone screen that is. After traversing the city for two days, visiting PokéStops all over Manhattan, I knew more about the architectural detail in my neighborhood than I’d gleaned in…
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Everyone Wants A Robo-Advisor

There was a time when you needed a substantial amount of wealth in order to make it worth hiring a wealth manager or even getting a wealth manager to pay attention to your puny investment funds. That picture is changing fast.   READ…
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10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch Gives Young Geeks a Boost when they Need It Most

Pity the poor student geek. Their classmates are hanging out, messaging friends, or maybe playing on the soccer team. READ MORE