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Digitizing Dealerships? Don’t hold your breath

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Digitizing Dealerships? Don’t hold your breath
The Internet has fundamentally changed the way we buy products—everything from music to groceries. Similarly, advances in the 3D printing are propelling a dramatic shift in the way we manufacture all this stuff. But while so many industries have faced disruption as a result of the growth of personal computing (such as the record business,…
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12 Angry Robots? A.I. Coming Soon To A Courtroom Near You

12 Angry Robots? A.I. Coming Soon To A Courtroom Near You

If we learned anything from the classic movie 12 Angry Men (1957), it is the power of one juror to dramatically alter outcomes in the criminal justice system.  In this case, had one compassionate juror not been part of the jury, it’s likely the case would have turned out a lot differently. But this doesn’t…
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This Call May Be Monitored For Drug-Running and Over-Billing

This Call May Be Monitored For Drug-Running and Over-Billing

I’d like to suggest this new action phrase for Our Government At Work: “Listening in on bottom-feeders, while watching the bottom line.” At least that’s my take-away on learning that the U.S. Justice Department recently took Sprint Corp. to court on charges that the company overcharged the government on the cost of eavesdropping, wiretapping and…
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RIP Outlets? Wireless Electricity Is On its Way

RIP Outlets? Wireless Electricity Is On its Way

I’ve been told that we live in a wireless world now: one where mobile devices (phones, tablets, and laptops) have made it so we don’t have to be tied down to any particular location to access the Internet or talk to friends. But for how “wireless” the world has become, I have never carried more…
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What is Uncle Sam Doing About Hacking?

What is Uncle Sam Doing About Hacking?

Three months after hackers leaked information from more than 4.6 million Snapchat users and millions more Target customers’ information was illegally accessed, popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter was recently added to the list of cybercrime victims. Kickstarter did an excellent job of taking responsibility for the leak. In a recent blog post, Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler…
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