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The recent sale by Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov of 49 percent of the team to Taiwanese-Canadian businessman Joseph Tsai was announced by the Nets as not affecting the team’s arena, the “Barclays Center, which will continue to be...
Like Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Husam Ahmad saw his opportunities and took ’em, an indictment this week suggests — opportunities spawned by New York’s laws and corrupt political culture. Manhattan DA Cy Vance hit Ahmad, 12 others and nine firms...
Faculty Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will require all faculty to include a diversity, equity and inclusion statement in their syllabus. The intent of the bill is to foster inclusiveness within the classroom and encourage a culture of...
With National Small Business Week approaching (April 29-May 5), the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2018's Best Small Cities to Start a Business. Based on 18 separate metrics, the study provides a solid indicator of the...
Image credit: one photo/Shutterstock From wearables to connected cars to sensors, there are tons of ways IoT can help make life and business easier – and it's not just for big companies. It’s no secret that the Internet of Things (IoT)...
A call for global action on cyberattacksApr 19, 2018

The exploding growth of mobile and internet-of-things devices, coupled with the increasing sophistication of artificial intelligence, have combined to create unprecedented cybersecurity risk.  That’s the conclusion of a just-released report by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Syntegrity, a Canadian consulting firm.

The report calls for global cooperation by governments and the private sector on an array of technological, legal and policy countermeasures, including -- and this is likely to be very controversial -- strict regulation of artificial intelligence and machine-learning programs.   

“The potential impact of an intrusion has increased substantially,” the report’s authors wrote.  “Globally connected devices and people mean that attacks affect not only the digital world as in the past but also the physical world through the Internet of Things (IoT) and the social world through ubiquitous social media platforms." To address the issue head

ROTHSCHILD, Wis. (WSAW) -- More than 300 businesses had a chance to feature their products and services Thursday at the Small Business Expo in Rothschild. The event is one of the largest business expos in the state. Small Business Week kicked...
WHY IT RATES: For travel agents serving clients who are focused on companies that specialize in diversity, United should be a top airline consideration.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer. United Airlines was honored by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce...
The Federal Trade Commission and Small Business Administration Midwest offices will host a half-day workshop April 30 to help small businesses develop practices against cybersecurity threats and to keep their data safe. The event is a partnership between the FTC’s...
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Learning Experience, an early education academy for children 6 weeks to 6 years old, will be opening in Lighthouse Point -- a $250 million, 115-unit luxury apartment complex in St. George that will include retail,  office space...