Vermont gets a gigabit network. And it only costs residents $35 a month
Stacey Higginbotham, gigaom.com
The telephone company that provided the copper service that in 1923 allowed Calvin Coolidge to be sworn in as United States President, at Plymouth Notch in Vermont, is trading its storied copper for fiber. VTel, a telephone compa…
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Suzanne Lucas, inc.com
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How you pay your employees is governed by federal law. Violating it is easy, so be careful.
Dear Evil HR Lady,
If an exempt employee had to go to the doctor and missed an hour to three hours of work, can an…
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The Employment Law You Are Probably Breaking
Bracelet For Human Rights Workers Sends Kidnapping Alerts to Facebook, Twitter
By Francie Diep, popsci.com
When activated, the device sends “Help!” messages social media accounts and nearby aid workers.
Activists and aid workers who document government abuses or monitor elections often risk abduction by those who oppose their work. Now one…
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How Can I Save All My Work Emails for a Personal Backup?
Melanie Pinola, lifehacker.com
I’m leaving my job and want to take my work emails with me. I’ve been burned at jobs before, and it became very useful to have an email paper trail behind me. How can I save all the emails so I can access them in the future, ju…
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What to Do After You’ve Been Hacked
Mat Honan, wired.com
Whether you were hacked, phished, had malware installed or just don’t know what the heck happened but there’s somebody all up in your e-mail, here are a few good first steps to take following an incident. This is by no …
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The Companies and Countries Losing Their Data
Our Editors, hbr.org
With China hacking the US, the US hacking China, and LinkedIn and Facebook and credit card companies and Google and who knows who else all vomiting our data all over the web, I was intrigued when a new report on data loss ran across my desk from…
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The State of The Guardian’s SOTU Infographic Is…Dumber
By Emily Elert, popsci.com
This chart tells you that “the linguistic standard of the presidential address has declined” over time. The problem is, it’s wrong.
Yesterday, as a run-up to Obama’s State of the Union address, The Guardian published an interactive…
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