Recapping NEC-Sponsored Meet Up: ‘Leveraging Technology and Innovation for Proactive Healthcare’

In September, NEC Corporation of America (NEC) sponsored a meet up, “Leveraging Technology and Innovation for Proactive Healthcare,” at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, CA. The panel was moderated by Charlene Yu Vaughn, CEO, The Algonquin Group, and consisted of Dr. Andrew Auerbach, MD, MPH, director of innovation at the Center [...]

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Award Winning Thinium Charge Now Available

Award Winning Thinium Charge Now Available

I’ve been testing the Thinium Charge for a few months now and I’ve been very happy with it. The Thinium Charge is a very sleek and compact smartphone charger that charges the phone straight from the wall, meaning that no cables are required. This makes it a great solution for frequent travelers. It’s the first [...]

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Jimmy Kimmel is the Most Dangerous Celebrity of 2014 – McAfee

Jimmy Kimmel, comedian and late night host of Jimmy Kimmel Live, replaces Lily Collins (Mirror, Mirror) as McAfee’s 2014 Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity. With the report now in its eighth year, McAfee researched pop culture celebrities to find out who are the riskiest on the web and result in bad links that lead to viruses, [...]

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Join actor and cigar aficionado Vincent Pastore of “The Sopranos” and more

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Data Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era

My most recent research paper, Data Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era, published today on GigaOm Research. I had a lot of fun writing the paper and I think it provides important information regarding the effect of NSA spying and the PATRIOT Act on the cloud hosting business in the United States.
Executive Summary
Recent revelations [...]

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Leveraging Technology and Innovation for Proactive Healthcare Meetup

September 11, 2014
Plug and Play Tech Center
440 N. Wolfe Road
Sunnyvale, CA
Please join me at an NEC sponsored meetup tonight.
To improve wellness worldwide, innovators from across healthcare are envisioning and realizing game-changing digital health technologies. Come hear real-world approaches, first-hand experiences and lessons learned from trailblazers on the leading edge of healthcare.
Charlene Yu Vaughn, CEO, The [...]

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IERS is Built for Elasticity

If you stop to think about it, the relational database (RDBMS) is a pretty remarkable piece of technology. Can you name another product category that has remained essentially unchanged since it was first introduced roughly 40 years ago?
However, in 2014 the RDBMS is no longer the “be all and end all” of database technology. [...]

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Ay Dios Mio! Mexican Law Destroys Privacy of all Citizens and Visitors.

In an article that ran yesterday, the EFF explains a new Mexican data retention law that just entered into force.
This law gets a massive “ay caramba” from me. It is yet another example of just how far governments and telcos will go to deprive citizens of basic data privacy in an effort [...]

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‘The Pitch Is Ours!’ – KONAMI Reveals Full Content List for PES 2015. The On-Field Focus Is Supported by Stunning Modes and Online and Offline Advances

PES is one of my favorite games, so it is with great joy that I post this.
El Segundo, CA – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced new details for PES 2015. Previously announcing its intent to elevate the game’s on-field realism to all new levels, Konami has confirmed PES 2015 will offer both online and offline [...]

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