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Why Are Tech Companies Trying to Kill Us?

This is the question that keeps me up at night after seeing the news of Russian influence through social media, and the rapid rise of road deaths due to smartphone use. I wonder if the executives in these firms understand not only that dead customers don’t generate revenue, but also that some of the victims […]

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Companies Turn Blind Eye to Open Source Security Risks

Many software developers and enterprise users have been lax or oblivious to the need to properly manage open source software, suggest survey results released Tuesday. The report highlights the consequences of failure to establish open source acquisition and usage policies, and to follow best practices. Flexera polled more than 400 commercial software suppliers and in-house […]

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Companies Cheer Completion of Open-Design Transatlantic Internet Cable

Microsoft has announced completion of the Marea undersea cable, which stretches 4,400 miles between Virginia, and Bilbao, Spain. A joint project of Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius, the cable lies more than 17,000 feet below the ocean’s surface. It is the first cable to link Virginia and Spain. The Bilbao terminus provides access to network hubs […]

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What Tech Companies Are Doing Wrong With Extremists

It is starting to worry me how little the responses by tech firms will do to fix the problem of extreme views instead of just driving them underground. A good deal of the reason for this is the excessive focus firms now have on how they are run. Companies tend to be run tactically, with […]

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