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The Tooth Fairy Effect: Parents Lie To Instill Good Behavior In Children
2013-01-21 08:45:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone knows lying is wrong. And most parents try to instill in their children that this behavior is unacceptable. But new research has shown a vast majority of parents will actually lie to their children in order to get them to behave. Lead researcher Gail Heyman, of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has found certain variations in the way parents from the US and China use untruths and white lies when dealing with...

2013-01-08 08:34:06

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarity Services, Inc., the leading real-time credit bureau providing fraud detection and credit risk management solutions for Middle America announces its partnership with iovation Inc., the leader in device-based fraud and abuse management tools with intelligence on more than one billion devices worldwide. iovation's service, ReputationManager 360, protects online businesses and end users against fraud and abuse by combining real-time IP...

2013-01-08 08:34:04

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarity Services, Inc., the leading real-time credit bureau providing fraud detection and credit risk management solutions for Middle America announces its newest product, Clear PC Fraud. Clear PC Fraud was created in collaboration with iovation Inc., the leader in device-based fraud and abuse management tools. It combines information from both iovation and Clarity Services to help lenders mitigate fraud related to online transactions....

2013-01-04 05:04:43

NBC's new hit show "Deception" stars actors Meagan Good and Laz Alonso host "A Weekend of Deception" and celebrity hairstylist Anthony Cherry creates an exclusive pop-up salon at Just Extensions Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 Anthony Cherry, Megan Good and Laz Alonso will host “A Weekend of Deception” on January 4th and 5th. Anthony Cherry, celebrity hairstylist, is ecstatic to host pop-up salon, Meagan Good and Laz Alonzo, will host “A Weekend of...

2012-12-22 05:00:49

Sound Sand & Finish illustrates how greenwashing and slumping perception over "green" packaging has made responsible practices and quality wood floor services tougher to sell. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 "It's not just paper or plastic" says Brian Johnston, managing member of Sound Sand & Finish, poking fun at the recent slump in public perception of what it means to be green, while addressing the difficult decision that consumers are faced with when attempting to...

2012-12-10 12:29:46

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Just like legitimate businesses, fraudsters are planning ahead for 2013," says James Gifas, head of RBS Citizens Treasury Solutions. "During and just after the holidays is when many fraud schemes pick up, as more people feel stretched with greater year-end expenses," he says. "And as we look ahead into 2013, companies may have blind spots they may not be considering when trying to protect themselves, particularly when it comes to employee fraud." RBS...

Wildlife Critters Inspire Scientists To Build Deceptive Robots
2012-12-04 12:36:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have used the deceptive behavior patterns of squirrels and birds to develop robots that are able to deceive each other. Professor Ronald Arkin, who led the study, suggests the applications could be implemented by the military in the future. Arkin and his team reviewed biological research results to learn that squirrels gather acorns and store them in specific locations. The...

2012-11-27 12:31:35

NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Colleges and universities are becoming more aware of the fraud threats they face, but there is still a lot of room for educating the educators," says James Gifas, head of Treasury Solutions at RBS Citizens. "Education ranks as one of the top 5 industries in the country as far as number of reported cases of occupational fraud, and colleges - just like for-profit businesses - are at risk with the spread of cybercrime," says Mr. Gifas. "These and other...

2012-11-08 12:28:11

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon Health IT fraud experts will detail how to identify fraud, waste and abuse in health care programs using predictive analytics at the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association's Annual Training Conference beginning Tuesday (Nov. 13). The company's experts will make the case for moving from a reactive "pay-and-chase" recovery model to a pro-active "identify-and-intervene" prevention model. Verizon is a platinum sponsor of the conference....

2012-11-08 08:35:53

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Nov. 8th, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Fraud Shield, a company focused solely on fraud, waste and abuse solutions to the healthcare industry will introduce the FWAShield platform, an integrated Pre-Payment, Post-Payment, and Case Management system at the NHCAA Institute for Health Care Fraud Prevention, 2012 ATC in Anaheim, CA the week of Nov. 13(th)-16(th) 2012. FWAShield is an advanced fraud detection platform developed by a team of veteran fraud detection...