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'What's the wait at airport security? Is my food safe?' More questions about the shutdown answered
CNN

The federal government has been partially shut down for almost a month now -- the longest stretch in US history. more…

Android Enterprise Recommended validates top management solutions
Blog.google

Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) providers play a vital role in enabling and managing the business features and services in Android — helping customers deploy devices and applications consistently at scale. Today, we’re launching the Android Enterprise Re… more…

Mexico vows fuel theft crackdown after deadly pipeline blast
Reuters

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to step up efforts to stamp out fuel theft on Saturday after an explosion at a pipeline killed at least 21 people and injured dozens more. more…

To Make 1-800-Got-Junk A Success, Its Founder Had To Rethink Everything (Including Himself)
Entrepreneur.com

1-800-Got-Junk was a runaway success, so much so that founder Brian Scudamore didn't know how else to grow. So he considered: what other services do my customers need? more…

No worries, you can still get a passport during the government shutdown
Business Insider

The government shutdown is ongoing, with no end in sight. The State Department does not have funding during the shutdown. But despite the lapse in funding, the State Department's passport functions are still operational. Americans can still apply for and rene… more…

Coast Guard members are about to miss their first paycheck due to the government shutdown, and communities around the US are trying to keep them afloat
Business Insider

Twenty-four days after the government shuttered, Coast Guard members will miss their first paycheck on January 15. The service has been without funding to pay them since the government shutdown on December 21. Coast Guardsmen are still working around the worl… more…

The record-breaking government shutdown is putting the US at risk of a major cyber attack
Business Insider

Cybersecurity experts are warning that the US is at greater risk of attack as the record partial government shutdown continues. Thousands of workers that monitor the nation's defense systems are off work, and experts also worry that systems aren't being upgra… more…

National parks have already reached a nightmare scenario of trash piles and destroyed trees during the government shutdown
Business Insider

In the midst of a government shutdown, the conditions at national parks could threaten visitor and wildlife safety. While some parks have managed to stay clean with the help of local volunteers, others have seen vandalism, unauthorized drones, overflowing bat… more…

Three Mark's, two Rob's, one Rich: Meet the 6 potential successors to replace Larry Fink as head of the world's largest asset manager
Business Insider

Six BlackRock executives are in line to replace chief executive officer Larry Fink – who has made no public plans to retire. One of these potential successors, Mark Wiedman, was promoted to a new role last week. This prompted speculation about who could event… more…

Restaurant Technology Needs Are Serving up Great Entrepreneur Opportunities
Entrepreneur.com

The restaurant industry used to be ranked at the bottom of the pack in terms of its application and broad use of technology. That's changing. more…

Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers - AOL
Aol.com

Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers AOL State Department Identifies American Killed In Nairobi Terror Attack NPR An American CEO who survived 9/11 died in the terror attack on a Kenya hotel CNN Kenyans will be asking tough questions af… more…

President Trump Is Expected to Announce DACA Protections in Exchange for Border Wall Funding to End Shutdown
Time

Trump is expected to announce that in exchange for his border wall he is open to giving protection to children illegally brought to the U.S. more…

We Made a #10YearChallenge Meme for the United States of America
Time

Like all of us, the country has gone through a lot in the last decade. The 10YearChallenge, 2008vs2019 meme proves it. more…

John Bogle, Vanguard Group Inc. Founder, Dies at 89
Time

John Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group Inc., leader in financial planning prowess and popularized low-cost index mutual fund, died at age 89. more…

Many Federal Employees Can’t Afford Diapers Due To Trump’s Government Shutdown
The Huffington Post

A pantry dedicated to Coast Guard families in need went through three months' worth of diapers in two weeks. more…

Here Come the Internet Blackouts
Slate.com

A centralized internet is a vulnerable internet, whether you’re worried about hackers or authoritarian governments. more…

Outpouring of generosity for TSA workers, others not receiving pay
USA Today

Food, financial help and haircuts are among the goods and services being given to TSA agents and other federal employees who are working without pay. more…

Dumb job tips to unpaid federal workers could ruin careers and risk national security
USA Today

Painting, garage sales, dog walking? Stop already. It's not only insulting, it opens the door to quitting, conflicts of interest and security threats. more…

Oklahoma Data Breach May Expose 7 Years of FBI Investigations
Upguard.com

The UpGuard Data Breach Research team can now disclose that it has discovered, reported, and secured a storage server with exposed data belonging to the Oklahoma Department of Securities, preventing any future malicious exploitation of this data. While file s… more…

Tor is an NSA Honeypot
Yashalevine.com

Privacy Spooks: Almost everyone involved in developing Tor was (or is) funded by the US government [pdf] By Yasha Levine | Pando.com On July 16, 2014 “The United States government can’t simply run an anonymity system for everybody and then use it themselves… more…