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Proposed ‘social media ID, please' law draws outrage

A plan by the U.S. government to require some foreign travelers to provide their social media IDs on key travel documents is drawing outrage from group who call it un-American.

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New law in Mass. attempts to raise IT pay for women

A new law in Massachusetts that goes into effect in 2018 aims to shrink or eliminate the pay gap between women and men in the workplace.

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Trump's 'extreme' anti-terrorism vetting may be H-1B nightmare

Many people from 'dangerous and volatile regions' work in the U.S. on H-1B visas, and Trump's plan would penalize these workers because of their birthplace.

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FCC urged to crack down on Baltimore police for using phone trackers

Three civil rights groups have filed a complaint against Baltimore City police for using cell site simulator technology to investigate potential crimes.

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Where Clinton and Trump stand on tech issues

Their views are far apart on nearly every issue related to technology and the tech industry.

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Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

There's talk this year on the campaign trail about revising the H-1B visa program, but will any changes actually occur? And if so, will it even matter for an IT industry in flux?

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How to prepare your healthcare practice for the conversation on payment reform

Healthcare practice payments are evolving. What exactly do the regulations and new initiatives mean for your practice? When’s the application deadline? How should your practice assess readiness? Be prepared for tomorrow’s...

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Melania Trump’s H-1B controversy explained

Melanie Trump's visa use in the 1990s has come under scrutiny this week, but a quirk of the law does indeed allow fashion models to use an H-1B visa.

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HPE's Whitman endorses Clinton; will Trump retaliate if he wins?

HPE CEO Meg Whitman on Tuesday endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president and slammed GOP nominee Donald Trump. Is that good for business?

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Google fires back at age discrimination lawsuit

Google, in a new federal court filing, is rebutting claims of age discrimination and its handling of two older job applicants who were rejected for jobs.

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Democrats give thumbs up to Silicon Valley

It wasn't what Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday night on the stage of the Democratic National Convention that was important to Silicon Valley. His speech was mostly generalities and attacks on Republican presidential nominee...

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Florida men sue Microsoft over 'coerced' upgrades to Windows 10

Three Florida men have sued Microsoft, charging that the company "coerced" them into upgrading to Windows 10.

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SMS-based two-factor authentication may be headed out the door

SMS messaging for two-factor authentication might become a thing of the past. A U.S. federal agency is discouraging its use.

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Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Darrell Issa has rolled out a bipartisan bill that would make two key changes to the 1998 H-1B visa law.

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Feds shut down tech support scammers, freeze assets

Federal authorities have shut down several alleged tech support scammers working out of Florida, Iowa, Nevada and Canada, freezing their assets and seizing control of their businesses.

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Microsoft steps up legal pressure against Windows 10 pirates

Microsoft last week filed the fifth lawsuit in as many months accusing unidentified individuals with illegally activating more than 1,000 copies of Windows and Office.

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Telcos should only retain metadata to fight serious crime, EU judge says

Governments may order telcos to retain customer data, but only to fight serious crime, a top European Union judge has advised.

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Using compliance as a tool for change

Our manager leverages gaps in security compliance to enhance the security program.

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