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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Jul 14, 2012 35 Questions Mitt Romney Must Answer About Bain Capital Before The Issue Can Go Away
QUOTE: In times of crisis, a strong candidate will come up with answers that satisfy the basic questions surround the controversy and will make people want to move on to another subject. Romney, however, could not seem to come up with basic messages that resolved the controversies. Many of his answers seemed evasive or overly legalistic. The biggest problem for Romney is that all of his interviews have only increased the questions that political observers, voters and the media have regarding he subject of Bain Capital.
Forbes Dec 11, 2011 How to Fix Fact-Checking
QUOTE: The Standard piece offers up some genuine examples of faulty fact-checking in service of its tendentious argument. The problem with fact-checking is not that it’s a liberal media plot. The problem is that fact-checking – like everything – is sometimes a lazy, half-assed business.
Forbes Aug 08, 2011 Facebook’s Privacy Issues Are Even Deeper Than We Knew
QUOTE: privacy issues go beyond what the social networking giants themselves do. Now the question includes what they’ve enabled others to do. The research also neuters the conventional retort, “you can opt out,” because the results are based on public information.
Forbes Aug 01, 2011 Death & Taxes & Identity Theft
QUOTE: National Taxpayer Advocate, Nina Olson testified before the House Ways and Means subcommittee on Oversight, suggesting the [Death Master File (DMF)] provides significant opportunities for identity thieves to commit tax fraud and should be limited.
Forbes Jul 07, 2011 Microsoft’s Android Shakedown
QUOTE: Convincing engineers to pay more attention to patent applications necessarily means that they spend less time doing useful work, and that can be fatal to a young startup....The result is a transfer of wealth from young, growing, innovative companies like Google to mature, bureaucratic companies like Microsoft and IBM—precisely the opposite of the effect the patent system is supposed to have.
Forbes Oct 08, 2009 Ban BlackBerrys!: Multitaskers are sabotaging your meetings. It's time to fight back. (Face-To-Face)
QUOTE: To avoid wasting time in meetings, hardcore multitaskers sit there with their faces glued to their BlackBerrys, reading e-mails while they follow the discussion with one ear. But all they are doing is making the meeting longer for everyone else.
Forbes Sep 16, 2009 When Work Doesn't Pay For The Middle Class: Middle-class folks are finding that a raise or second paycheck doesn't always mean living better. Time to work less?
QUOTE: Work isn't the only middle-class virtue that is getting punished. The system penalizes savings, too--not just through taxes, but also through programs that reward debtors, the profligate and college families that show up at the financial aid office with empty pockets. Yet another series of tax and benefit rules penalizes marriage.
Forbes Aug 26, 2009 He Lied, She Lied
QUOTE: Both men and women fib, falsify and deceive. Just not about the same things.
Forbes Aug 26, 2009 Overworked, Overextended And Overstressed
QUOTE: Women are becoming more economically powerful while shouldering more than their share of the housework. But that ''vicious cycle'' is poised to change.
Forbes Aug 18, 2009 A Scheme For Protecting Content
QUOTE: Intertrust holds a treasure trove of patents that help content owners manage digital rights; it has spent five years and tens of millions of dollars developing a standard called Marlin, which aims to keep content secure in a way that legitimate consumers won't find offensive.
Forbes Aug 05, 2009 Responsible Twittering: The company's security issues are well-known, but users also need to be more responsible about what they tweet.
QUOTE: While this [network hacking] highlights the risks associated with applications in the cloud, it isn't the only security risk associated with Twitter. In addition there are risks with people spoofing other identities, risks of people disclosing sensitive data and people creating risks by talking about some of their activities.
Forbes Aug 02, 2009 Our Privacy, Your Business (Defcon)
QUOTE: Big business,[privacy expert Andrea] Matwyshyn says, needs to do a much better job of keeping customers abreast of how they're dealing with big security threats.
Forbes Jul 31, 2009 Probing The iPhone's Secrets: FCC investigates Apple ban on Google Voice.
QUOTE: Some of the great iPhone mysteries--including the secret terms of any deal between AT&T and Apple to limit what tricks iPhones can perform--could soon be made public, thanks to a series of pointed letters from the Federal Communications Commission.
Forbes Jul 28, 2009 How To Hijack 'Every iPhone In The World (Security)
QUOTE: Using a flaw they've found in the iPhone's handling of text messages, the researchers [Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner] say they'll demonstrate how to send a series of mostly invisible SMS bursts that can give a hacker complete power over any of the smart phone's functions.
Forbes Jul 23, 2009 Click Fraud's New Asian Connection: Vietnam may be a new waypoint for pay-per-click scammers.
QUOTE: A report Anchor published Thursday shows that nearly half of all the advertising clicks coming from Vietnam are composed of fraudulent traffic aimed at inflating online publishers' advertising revenue...
Forbes Jul 13, 2009 What CEOs Don't Know About Cybersecurity
QUOTE: compared to lower-level execs, CEOs also tend to underestimate the frequency of cyberthreats their organization faces.
Forbes Jul 07, 2009 Legally Lawless Russia (Remembering Paul Klebnikov)
QUOTE: Out of the 250 journalists who have died in Russia since the end of communism, 150 were murdered covering normal, peacetime stories.
Forbes Jul 07, 2009 Obama's Cyber Plan Raises Privacy Hackles
QUOTE: privacy advocates monitoring the [federal cybersecurity] initiative are already raising concerns about what they know and what they don't: the details that have trickled out--including the involvement of the National Security Agency--and the veil of classified information that still covers much of the multibillion-dollar project.
Forbes Jul 01, 2009 It's Management's Fault: Bad management decisions produce the most system failures.
QUOTE: management errors are much more common than human errors...
Forbes Jun 29, 2009 Should Securities Arbitration Be Mandatory? (Intelligent Investing)
QUOTE: The question being asked is a good question. The answer, I fear, may not be so good for many investors.
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