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Trump Announces New Cybersecurity Strategy

September 24, 2018 by

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This is the first update in cybersecurity in 15 years, and it is focused on America first.  National Security Desk  ~   On Thursday, the White House announced a new cybersecurity strategy for the nation, the first in 15 years. The announcement noted, “This Administration will not treat cyberspace as a separate arena. Instead, we are integrating […]

You Know You’re Old When . . .

August 9, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Back in the “old days”I did a full page Friday cartoon in the Jerusalem Post. I often did a feature called “You know you’ve been here too long when. . . ” I was thinking of those golden oldie days when I did today’s cartoon. If you remember those old […]

No, Robots Won’t Put Us All On The Unemployment Line

April 13, 2017 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is taking flak for saying he’s “not worried at all” about robots displacing American workers. Yet he’s spot on: Robots will soon spark a productivity boom, leading to improved economic growth, higher wages and a higher standard of living. Just what America needs after a decade […]

Press Ignores Weak U.S. And World Economy’s Impact On Intel’s Layoffs

April 20, 2016 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ In another blow to the U.S. and worldwide economy, chipmaker Intel announced today that it is reducing its worldwide workforce by 12,000 people, a cut of 11 percent. Of course, there are tech-related reasons why the company made the move, most notably the shift by some users to tablets and smartphones, where […]

Brooklyn Federal Court Sides With Apple, Emboldening Tech Giant In San Bernardino Case

March 4, 2016 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Congress, not the courts, should sort out competing claims of privacy and security in today’s high-tech communications.  In a ruling that could have ramifications for Apple’s battle with the FBI over the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist, a federal magistrate-judge in Brooklyn yesterday denied the government’s request in a […]

If It Ain’t Broke . . .

January 7, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” does not seem to apply in our digital age. It seems like every time that I “update” one of my phone apps it becomes worse, instead of better. So now they’re going to “fix” or “upgrade” Twitter?? According to Forbes: […]

Privacy!

May 6, 2015 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The generation gap is getting wider! Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/