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2014-10-15 12:36:45

New Video Series Brings to Life Online Risks and Behavior DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite Internet users being concerned about online fraud, personal privacy and their reputation, their behavior proves otherwise as they continue to participate in online behavior that puts personal information at risk of being compromised with negative impact on their reputation. Users overshare confidential information, including private images, personal contact information, location information...

2014-10-14 12:34:44

Gaggle Among Leading K-12 EdTech Companies that Pledge to Advance Student Data Privacy Protection BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaggle confirmed today its participation in a new pledge to safeguard data privacy regarding the collection, maintenance and use of student personal information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142241 The company is one of the 13 K-12 school service providers participating in the pledge created by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and...

2014-10-09 23:11:18

Demonstrating RFID at the Leading Supply Chain Conference Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Entigral, a leader in RFID and sensor-based data capture and automation, today announced that it will be exhibiting at APICS 2014, Booth # 604. Entigral will demonstrate its TraxWare® software solution, showing how tracking of high valued assets can increase visibility, enhance workflows, and provide analytics to improve processes across the supply chain. Entigral will demonstrate how...

2014-10-09 23:10:36

Acquisition deepens DSCI's presence in Maine, expands services offered to Unified Technologies' clients Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 One month after announcing an expansion into the New York City metro area, DSCI is unveiling a northward expansion. DSCI has acquired Unified Technologies, a provider of managed IT and hosted VoIP services headquartered in Portland, Maine. Through these actions, DSCI has significantly expanded its geographic footprint in a remarkably short...

2014-10-09 16:27:27

DENVER, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade of intense debate over whether consumer biometrics is a privacy boosting or privacy busting technology may finally be over. Apple's September 2014 announcements introducing the Touch ID enabled iPhone 6, the Apple Pay mobile payment ecosystem, and Apple's new privacy policy, decisively position biometrics as a critical enabler of consumer-centric privacy in the world of mobile commerce. According to Maxine Most, biometrics and identity...

2014-10-08 23:09:28

The October issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Patient Privacy offers coverage of remarks delivered by a senior Office for Civil Rights official during a recent HIPAA security conference. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The October issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Patient Privacy offers coverage of remarks delivered by a senior Office for Civil Rights official during a recent HIPAA security conference. The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is...

2014-10-06 23:03:53

Kit Check today announced a new product in collaboration with Health Care Logistics to enhance hospital pharmacy kit safety, RFID Seal Tags. The serialized seal tags meet state board of pharmacy requirements for pharmacy kit tamper identification and integrate with Kit Check software to automate the current manual process of seal tag recording. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Kit Check™ (http://kitcheck.com), the leader in hospital pharmacy kit processing and medication tracking...

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2014-10-04 06:49:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission, acting under the EU Merger Regulations as the central European anti-trust body, has authorized the proposed acquisition of WhatsApp Inc. by Facebook, both US- based operations. As a result of the ruling, Facebook, already the largest and most popular social media site in the world, looks set to cement its leading position and to compete more strongly in the mobile messaging market. The deal was given the green...

2014-10-02 16:20:42

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today challenged the idea that widespread use of fully autonomous or driverless cars is imminent, and urged the state Insurance Commissioner to focus on immediate consumer concerns of auto safety and privacy. The nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group also rejected insurance industry arguments that California Proposition 103's consumer protections would not be necessary as vehicles become automated....

2014-09-30 08:33:29

RFID Journal's tenth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies. NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID in Health Care (www.rfidjournalevents.com/healthcare), the premier industry event focused on the use of radio frequency identification technology within the health care sector. The conference...


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