Reports on telecommuting workers and their productivity


Here is another article from one of my favorite blogs, Venturebeat on the productivity of telecommuting workers. http://venturebeat.com/2014/09/20/new-study-shows-some-benefits-to-telecommuting Imagine that? Telecommuting workers are more productive, who would have thought? I know this is true from my experience in the past 5 years. In 4 out of the past 5 years, I have been working remotely…

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Security researcher finds Facebook Messenger is loaded with ‘spyware type code’


Originally posted on BGR:
As if you didn’t already have enough reasons to hate Facebook Messenger, now you have another one. Security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski tells Motherboard that he spent some time picking apart Facebook Messenger earlier this week and found that it’s positively loaded with “spyware type code” designed to track everything you do. FROM…

Hudson’s Bay Company deploys iBeacon experience in The Bay and Lord & Taylor stores


Originally posted on 9to5Mac:
[gallery type="rectangular" ids="1146,1147"] It’s not the first department store with plans for iBeacons, but it’s certainly one of the biggest we’ve seen yet deploying the Bluetooth LE beacons that send shoppers location-aware, targeted notifications. Today Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it’s rolling out an iBeacon shopping experience in some of…