We're being digitally "stalked," the Electronic Frontier Foundation warns in a paper that outlines a host of privacy invaders, including EZPass, cell phones, transit cards, free Wi-Fi and digital parking meters.
Detroit's auto manufacturers together will receive about $410 million in grants under the $2.4 billion Electric Drive Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative, a federal stimulus project. A Massachusetts startup, A123Systems, was awarded $249 million.
If you aren't sure what "WRUD" means in texting shorthand, you may have difficulty communicating with the average teen -- and your co-workers and clients. "If a CEO does not appear to be tech-savvy, people may start to wonder, 'Is the company not plugged into today's technologies also?' " says Stephanie Grayson, a corporate speech and media trainer.
Mobile devices have invaded the enterprise, but tools for the IT department to manage them haven't kept pace. With mobile data services costing corporate America $80 billion annually, according to one Gartner study, it's becoming more important that companies have the ability to monitor the technology. MobileIron is one vendor that seeks to help businesses keep track of all of their mobile devices from a single platform.