Consumer Protection, Technology, Tips & How-To

Throwback Thursday: Target data breach, one year later

Target Security Breach

During the holiday shopping weeks following Thanksgiving, sensitive information including credit card data of millions of Target customers was compromised.

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Business, Technology

Pot and patents: Marijuana industry innovations can be protected despite federal ‘morals’

Pot and patents: Marijuana industry innovations can be protected despite federal ‘morals’

Patents are greatly beneficial to innovators in the marijuana industry yet are often underutilized by creators in the space.

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Crime & Lawsuits, Technology

3-D printing makes courtroom evidence high-tech and tactile

3D Printer

3-D printing technology has made waves in the manufacturing, architecture and medicine industries. You can now add law to that list.

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Lisa Bloom, Technology

Internet in the fast lane: Sure to make you lose your mind

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Lisa Bloom: “Internet users should have equal access to everything on the web, without favoritism to the big players.”

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Consumer Protection, Safety, Technology

Skip the plastic: 10 payment apps to keep you safe

Payment Apps to Keep You Safe

Looking for a less-hackable way to pay? 10 methods of payment that may be safer than debit and credit cards, both online and off.

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Consumer Protection, Technology, Tips & How-To

What to know about leaving negative reviews online

Negative Reviews

A consumer’s guide to leaving negative reviews — the facts about lawsuits over negative reviews and your right to express opinions online.

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Government, Politics, Technology, Tips & How-To

Vote now! 5 excellent election guides

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A list of helpful election guides, whether you want explanations of key issues, advice on who to support, or a way to track the action.

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Consumer Protection, Family, Privacy, Safety, Technology, Tips & How-To

How domestic abusers use technology to track partners, and how to protect yourself

How domestic abusers use technology to track partners, and how to protect yourself

Technology allows domestic violence abusers to track and spy on their victims. Here, the steps to shut down stalking methods and get help.

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Children, Education, Family, Technology

44 percent of elementary students using smartphones, and other surprising tech trends

44 percent of elementary students using smartphones, and other surprising student tech trends

A look at student tech trends in elementary through high school, and how attitudes are shifting around technology in schools.

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Celebrity, Consumer Protection, Crime & Lawsuits, News, Privacy, Technology

Legal implications of the Jennifer Lawrence nude photo leak

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Legally speaking, obtaining and disseminating private photos through unlawful hacking is not only creepy, it’s illegal and possibly tortious.

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