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Steve Kroft / CBS News:
A look at the data brokerage industry that sells personal information of millions of Americans   —  The Data Brokers: Selling your personal information  —  Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
Mar 10, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Charlie Rose / CBS News:
Amazon's Jeff Bezos looks to the future   —  Amazon is the world's largest online retailer, serving 225M customers.  What's next for the company that prides itself on disrupting tradition?  There has never been a company quite like Amazon.  Conceived as an online book seller …
Dec 1, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context
CBS News:
Amazon unveils futuristic plan: Delivery by drone   —  Amazon's secret R&D project aimed at delivering packages to your doorstep by “octocopter” mini-drones with a mere 30-minute delivery time  —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had a big surprise for correspondent Charlie Rose this week.
Dec 1, 2013, 8:22 PMIn context
CBS News:
“Sweetie” Sting: Dutch activists claim to nab 1,000 sex predators using computer-generated “child”   —  (CBS/AP) AMSTERDAM - Dutch children's rights activists used a computer-generated image of a 10-year-old Philippine girl to catch suspected sex predators and say that, as a result …
Nov 6, 2013, 7:35 AMIn context
Jake Miller / CBS News:
White House: “We expect” Hong Kong to comply with Snowden extradition   —  White House National Security Adviser Tom Donilon told CBS News Saturday that the U.S. government has asked Hong Kong authorities to extradite Edward Snowden, the man behind the recent leaks of classified government surveillance programs …
Jun 22, 2013, 5:40 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CBS News:
WH defends DNI director Clapper after congressional testimony draws fire   —  PLAY CBS NEWS VIDEO  —  The White House on Tuesday came to the defense of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, after a senator blasted the intelligence official for failing to give “straight answers” on the government surveillance of Americans.
Jun 12, 2013, 12:50 AMIn context
CBS News:
Bill Gates on Steve Jobs: We grew up together   —  We've seen plenty of Bill Gates on television, but we'd never seen him get emotional before.  It was a striking, yet subtle moment in Gates' 60 Minutes interview this week when Charlie Rose asked him about his longtime business rival, the late Steve Jobs.
May 13, 2013, 1:05 AMIn context
CBS News:
Silicon Valley city flips switch on big Wi-Fi project   —  The city of Santa Clara flipped on a big Internet switch this week, becoming what it says is the first in the country to use wireless, digital “smart meters” on homes as channels for free citywide outdoor Wi-Fi.
Mar 27, 2013, 11:25 PMIn context
CBS News:
The Innovator: Jack Dorsey   —  Jack Dorsey is one of the biggest and most ambitious innovators of our time.  His name doesn't resonate like Jobs or Bezos or Zuckerberg, but his innovations do.  His low profile may have a lot to do with his personality.  Dorsey describes himself …
Mar 17, 2013, 7:55 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / CBS News:
Patriot Act can “obtain” data in Europe, researchers say   —  European data stored in the “cloud” could be acquired and inspected by U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies, despite Europe's strong data protection laws, university researchers have suggested.
Dec 6, 2012, 4:10 AMIn context

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Microsoft and TracFone working together to bring mobile health solution to market  —  Windows Phone and TracFone services will connect data, devices and people to drive better patient engagement and health outcomes in a HIPAA-enabled environment.
Intel:
Disrupting the Data Center to Create the Digital Services Economy  —  I had the pleasure of joining Tom Krazit on stage at the Gigaom Structure'14 conference to share Intel's vision of the data center in support of the growth of the digital services economy.
VMware:
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