Category: Business

9 Digital Identity Trends That Will Make or Break Businesses in 2019

1. Payment Fraud Multiplied In 2019, retail sales via smartphones in the United States will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18% and will affect more than $1 trillion trillion in revenue at

Are Men at Google Paid Less Than Women? Not Really

At the end of every year, Google conducts a pay equity analysis to determine whether employees of different sexes and races who are doing similar jobs are being paid equally. On Monday, Google published a

How to build a spaceship — my wild voyage discovering the one person company.

The cancer of bigger, better and faster. I don’t want to get into the nitty-gritty. But, it’s been roughly two years since I got paid to write my first word and I’m now running a six-figure

Millionaire Interview 120

Here’s our latest interview with a millionaire as we seek to learn from those who have grown their wealth to high heights. If you’d like to be considered for an interview, drop me a note

Exclusive: Mother of girl whose hospital death was ‘preventable’ says families must be heard

Armanda Ho, whose daughter Angelique Burton-Ho died in 2015, says parents and carers in Australia need to have more say over the treatment of their loved ones in hospitals.

YouTube CEO Defends Its Efforts to Reduce Violent Content

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki defended her company’s efforts to keep violent content off the video platform at the sixth annual Lesbians Who Tech Summit Friday in San Francisco. Wojcicki was interviewed by New York Times

People Want Results But Don’t Want to Change

Ok, I’m feeling a bit ranty today. It’s because the same issue comes up again and again, it makes NO SENSE, and I’m tired of it. I’ve posted previously (more than once) how people want

Amazon Wants Brands to Fight Fake Products Themselves

Last year, my roommate bought what she thought were real Apple headphones on Amazon. They looked identical to the ones the company sells, but they turned out to be counterfeit. When she plugged them into

Trump leaves Hanoi without a deal after abrupt end to Kim summit

The US-North Korea nuclear summit in Hanoi ended abruptly without a deal Thursday, with President Donald Trump saying he had decided to “walk” in the face of Kim Jong-un’s demands to drop sanctions.

Former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler Says the Internet Needs Regulation

Big telecom networks and platforms such as Google and Facebook are centralizing the internet, former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler says.

Frugalwoods: Finding Fun and Fulfillment in Frugality

I have shared several times that I walk a lot every day (it’s one of the perks of retirement!). Last year I averaged just under 17k steps a day. I want to do the same

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of Australian ‘IS bride’ begs government ‘please bring my daughter home’

The infamous Australian ‘IS bride’ Zehra Duman has contacted her mother to confirm she’s waiting in a Syrian camp with her two small children, hoping to come home to Australia. Her mother, Ossie, spoke exclusively to Dateline’s Naima Brown.

Microsoft CEO Defends Army Contract for Augmented Reality

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella rebuffed a call from employees to terminate a contract making HoloLens augmented reality headsets for the US Army.

Millionaire Interview 119

Here’s our latest interview with a millionaire as we seek to learn from those who have grown their wealth to high heights. If you’d like to be considered for an interview, drop me a note

This Telecom Upstart’s 5G Tech Gets a Boost From Facebook

Common Networks taps Facebook’s Terragraph design and millimeter-wave technology to offer home broadband for $50 a month.

Scott Morrison announces $2 billion ‘solutions fund’ to fight climate change

The new $2 billion package is aimed at ensuring Australia can meet the 2030 emissions reduction target.

College Update: How My Daughter Graduated in Three Semesters with a Ton of Cash

Ok, so maybe the title is a bit over-the-top, but I’m feeling kind of over-the-top today. Plus I am so proud of what my daughter has accomplished that it’s fitting. Anyway, today I’ll give you

How Assassin’s Creed Can Help You Become Wealthy

I’m going to give you a warning up front — this could get a little geeky. But hey, we’re all money nerds anyway, so what’s a little geekiness to boot? I’ve mentioned a few times