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Protecting Employee Data from Hackers – and Why You Need It

Companies are learning the hard way that consumers do not appreciate personal data or financial information being stolen by hackers. While consumer data protection seems to be the focus now, there is a lack of HR professionals seeing the need to protect employee data. More than 40 percent of companies are not training their HR personnel to safeguard this data, ...

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HORIST: Is CNN still an American news agency?

The headline question is not meant to be provocative or to make scurrilous political accusations. It is a serious question which, of course, requires some explanation. It is a matter of fact that CNN – of all the American television news services – has the greatest presence overseas. It is seen in airports and waiting rooms around the world. It ...

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Chinese Government to Stop Using Foreign Hardware, Software

The Chinese Government has ordered all government offices and public institutions to stop using foreign-made hardware and software within three years (a decision that will require the replacement of up to 30 million pieces of equipment). The order is not public, but was described to American reporters by employees from cybersecurity firms who heard about it from clients. The directive, ...

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Henry Kissinger: Armed Conflict with China is Possible

Speaking at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Beijing, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said the current trade war between the US and China could explode into an armed conflict larger than World War I. “A discussion of our mutual purposes and an attempt to limit the impact of conflict seems to me essential,” says Kissinger, who engaged in ...

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Trump Warnings On Socialism’s Rise Are Not Fear Mongering, Research Says

President Trump was mocked by Democrats when he declared in his State of the Union speech that America will never be a socialist country, a clear rebuke of the new generation of Democrats and socialists like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. However, new polling data suggest that socialism is gaining support among Millennials and Generation Z, at the expense of belief ...

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Young Entrepreneurs are an Anomaly among Successful Start-Ups

The youth of today have access to technology and capital unlike any other generation, but it is their slightly older entrepreneurial brethren who make up the vast majority of start-up successes. Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates founded their path breaking companies when they were still in their teens. Steve Jobs founded Apple at 21. Their stories, which get a lot ...

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Angel Investors Want You!

I was talking to a couple of young recent college graduates who expressed their desire to attempt to create something out of nothing, just an idea, instead of going directly to the corporate workplace. The youth of today have entrepreneurial opportunities available that others only dreamed about a decade or two ago. The baby boomers were not an entrepreneurial bunch, ...

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Elizabeth Warren Spooks Energy Investors

The mean-faced, clipped haired polemic against capitalism is front and center again with her quest to socialize America. Remember her mantra, “Big Business Bad…Free Healthcare Good.” Just to jot off on a quick tangent, the sight of AOC lifting hands with comrade Sanders as she bestowed her endorsement (which should carry all of three dozen votes) forced me to hit ...

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Farming in the City? Vertical Farming Explained

When you traverse our nation by plane, train or car, you will notice that as soon as you get away from either coast, the country becomes much more sparsely populated. Hundreds and hundreds of miles of nothing. So I wonder why we worry about population growth and the ability to feed ourselves. Surely there is enough land available to grow ...

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Google Blacklist Blocks Conservative Sites

Google is doing a really bad job hiding its anti-conservative bias. During the 2016 election, Google was caught prioritizing positive information about Hillary Clinton and prioritizing negative information about Donald Trump in search results. Last week, the company fired engineer Mike Wacker after he spoke with Fox News about the harsh work environment he endured as a Republican working at ...

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