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    Can Self-Driving Cars Ever Really Be Safe?

    Shelly Palmer Analysts estimate that by 2030, self-driving cars and trucks (autonomous vehicles) could account for as much as 60 percent of US auto sales. That’s great! But autonomous vehicles are basically computers on wheels, and computers crash all the time. Besides that, computers get hacked every day. So...
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    San José Receives $200k to Explore the Use of Responsible Smart Technology

    The Knight Foundation also awarded Akron, Boston, Detroit, Miami and Philadelphia similar funding San José, Calif. –  The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded the City of San José $200,000 in funding to explore how to develop and implement smart technology in cities in responsible and...
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    TV May Actually Die Soon – Stay Tuned

    Shelly Palmer FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google/YouTube) is about to take a huge bite out of traditional network TV (ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox), and the media business will never be the same. To understand how profound the implications of the recently announced NFL on Amazon Prime or YouTube...
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    Cómo proteger su identidad

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau La posibilidad de que mi identidad sea robada es algo que me preocupa con frecuencia, es un concepto espantoso. Pero en realidad, ¿qué es, y cómo puedo protegerme? Simplemente, el robo de identidad es el uso no autorizado de la identidad de...
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    Internet Privacy 2017 | What You Need to Know

    Shelly Palmer There has never been a reasonable expectation of online privacy, and there never will be. Regardless of what you may have recently heard about joint resolutions or nullifications, nothing has changed. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have always had the right to use your data as they see...
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    Take Yourself Out to the Ball Game with These Tips

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Bay Area baseball fans, rejoice! Oakland A’s and SF Giants games have begun. Want to attend a game? It’s important to be safe when purchasing tickets so that you don’t get turned away at the gate. In 2016, consumers nationwide filed around...
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    Diviértase en un juego de béisbol con estos consejos

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Forofos del béisbol en el Bay Area, ¡emocionan! Juegos de los Atléticos de Oakland y los Gigantes de San Francisco han comenzado. ¿Quieres ir a un juego? Es importante estar seguro y evitar boletos fraudulentos.  En 2016, consumidores reportaron cerca de 3.000...
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    Can Alexa Lie?

    Shelly Palmer There was a recent tabloid piece featuring a video of a woman asking Alexa if it was connected to the CIA. At the time, the Echo Dot she was speaking to did not respond to the question. She asked a few times, and each time the Echo...
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    New BBB Risk Index Identifies Riskiest Scams

    Better Business Bureau There is no doubt that scams have gone high tech, but the riskiest scam is the face-to-face home improvement scam, with fake check scams running a close second, according to the new BBB Risk Index, a sophisticated analysis that goes beyond volume to look at the...