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Computerworld > Mobile voting via phone / digital ballot

Iowa Caucus chaos likely to set back mobile voting

While the app used to tally votes during the Iowa Caucus on Monday was not a mobile voting app, it could still undermine confidence in any future attempts to roll out the technology.

Computerworld > Mobile voting via phone / digital ballot

Seattle tries out mobile voting

But voter skepticism about online security has some Washington state officials responsible for general elections wary of rolling out the tech.

cryptojacking / cryptocurrency attack

Former U.S. regulator leads effort to create digital dollar

The project will explore how a cryptocurrency could produce a more efficient and safer means of cross-border trade, clearance and settlement.

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What happens when every nation censors search results globally?

The dam has burst on governments asserting their right to censor the internet worldwide. Welcome to the dark side of information globalization.

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Facebook won't launch cryptocurrency until U.S. regulators approve

Growing pressure from regulators prompted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to say his company will not back a global financial network based on a cryptocurrency without government okay.

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Can Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

Seven of the founding members of the Libra Association, Facebook's non-profit governing council for its planned cryptocurrency, have jumped ship amid increasing scrutiny by U.S. and European regulators.

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Facebook's Libra crypto backers step back amid regulatory pressure

Concerns over possible nefarious use of the cryptocurrency may be causing Visa, MasterCard and others to tap the brakes on the project.

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European regulators to Microsoft: We’re watching you

The company has kept out of regulators’ crosshairs for some time now, but its seeming indifference to privacy matters could be changing that.

Computerworld > Mobile voting via Voatz phone app

Utah County to pilot blockchain-based mobile voting

A large Utah county is testing mobile absentee voting for military members and dependents living overseas, but some experts say online voting endangers the very democracy the U.S. military is supposed to protect.

Facebook / network connections / privacy / security / breach / wide-eyed fear

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

While Facebook's Libra coin has the potential to disrupt traditional commercial banking by removing the middleman between buyers, sellers and money transfers, it also comes with significant risks.

iPhone security / unlocking, hacking or breaking into iPhone

What the latest iOS passcode hack means for you

Cellebrite, an Israeli-based forensics company, claims it has advanced its hacking technology to include Apple's iOS 12.3 and 'high-end Android' devices.

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Runaway wireless robocall crisis rapidly growing out of control

Today, one-third of all calls made to cellphones are robocalls. We battled this crisis once before and temporarily won. What’s the solution this time?

Computerworld Cheat Sheet - Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Excel 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

Computerworld Cheat Sheet - Microsoft Outlook 2016

Outlook 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in Outlook 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Should Microsoft help the Pentagon ‘increase lethality’?

Selling its AI and cloud expertise for use in Project JEDI might be patriotic — or a violation of its stated principles.

Computerworld Cheat Sheet - Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint 2016 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

How the New York MTA learned from TfL to move on from the MetroCard

The New York subway is finally moving on from the magnetic-strip MetroCard, and the London Underground's contactless system is proving the 'blueprint' for the new technology

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Best Places to Work in IT archives, 1994 to 2018

See 25 years of Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT lists in an easy-to-sort spreadsheet.

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