A black entrepreneur from Mississippi who wants to control who gets to profit from using the most infamous racial slur in American history is waiting for the Patent and Trademark Office to decide, in the wake of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, if he can register a trademark for a variation of the N-word.
The sports and entertainment industries have struggled to keep important personal data and company secrets protected in recent years.
Bringing high-speed internet access to more of rural America is a policy goal that’s popular among Republicans and Democrats alike.
Geolocation data—the information that tags your real-world location when you are dallying in cyberspace—is essential for many mobile applications. It allows people to ride-share via Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., hunt augmented-reality beasts in Niantic Inc.’s Pokemon GO, and find the closest (but also most awesome) taco place using Yelp Corp.’s app. But giving away location information concerns some consumers worried about their privacy and security.
Every Girl Scout remembers receiving her first badge and now, thanks to a partnership between Girl Scouts of the USA, and network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks Inc., girls will have the opportunity to work for cybersecurity badges.
Under copyright law, wineries that host live musical performances or even play recorded music at their vineyards need to acquire licenses. Some owners were forgoing them, either because they were too expensive or because they didn’t understand the process.
American Indians struggling to get the Washington Redskins football team to change its name may lose the battle in U.S. courts, but that doesn’t mean the fight is over.