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Avie Schneider

Avie Schneider appears in the following:

Getting Your Head Into The Facebook-Oculus Virtual Reality Deal

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Author Howard Rheingold has been thinking about virtual reality tech for decades. He spoke to All Tech Considered about Facebook's purchase of the company behind the Oculus Rift headset.

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Even Disconnected Computers May Face Cyberthreats

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

If your computer is infected with a virus or other forms of malware, disconnecting the machine from the Internet is one of the first steps security experts say you should take. But someday, even physically separating your laptop from a network may not be enough to protect it from cyber evildoers.

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Tech Week That Was: Bezos' Buy, Twitter Abuse, Scary Alerts

Friday, August 09, 2013

Jeff Bezos' $250 million purchase of The Washington Post, abuses of Twitter in the U.K. and fears of a backlash against new mobile Amber Alerts all made the news in technology this week. So did a hackable Japanese toilet and a patch to hide you from mosquitoes.

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VIDEO: 'SNL' Tries On Google Glass

Monday, May 06, 2013

Fred Armisen demonstrated Google Glass, the all-the-rage wearable computer, on Saturday Night Live. Let's just say Armisen, as Weekend Update tech correspondent Randall Meeks, found a few flaws in the device.

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VIDEO: The Future Of Wearable Technology

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Google Glass — the glasses with a computer, Internet and camera built in — is only the latest version of wearable technology. Off Book, a Web video series from PBS, explorers the future, from "smart" fabrics in clothing to devices that help measure your sleep patterns.

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Trucks Full Of Cash: U.S. Firms Make Plans For Greece Euro Exit

Monday, September 03, 2012

European leaders have vowed to keep the eurozone intact, but U.S. companies are making contingency plans in case Greece is forced to leave the currency union. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, for instance, has looked into moving cash into Greece so clients can continue to pay local employees.

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Facebook Narrowly Beats Revenue Expectations; Market Isn't Impressed

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The company released its first earnings report as a publically traded company Thursday.

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Bank Bailout Fund Floated As Way To Calm Crisis In Europe

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

As Spain's borrowing costs continue to go through the roof, the European Commission proposes a "banking union" for the 17-country eurozone. The plan would include a fund to protect individual governments from being overwhelmed by the cost of bank rescues.

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Wall Street Titans, Behaving Badly

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The reputations of JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs have all been taken down a notch or two in recent days and months. If you're keeping up, the latest black eye came in the wake of last week's flubbed Facebook IPO.

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