Jessica Glazer

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What To Do If Your iPhone Is Hacked And Remotely Locked

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

This week, in the hours before daylight, a hacker sent an unsettling alert to iPhone users in Australia. The husband of a Sydney council member received the message at 4 a.m.; a graphic designer was awakened at 2 a.m.

Their phones had been hacked and locked by "Oleg ...


Would You Buy A 9/11 Key Chain? Memorial Gift Shop Makes Some Cringe

Sunday, May 25, 2014

When you go to a baseball stadium or a national park, you expect to find a gift shop where you can buy the usual fare of souvenir key chains, sweatshirts and coffee mugs. You might not expect to find similar trinkets for sale at the memorial of a mass murder.



UC Santa Barbara Hosts Vigil For Victims Of Killing Rampage

Sunday, May 25, 2014

A day after a gunman went on a killing spree in the college town of Isla Vista, Calif., the community was trying to come to terms with the loss of the victims and the cold, deliberate manner in which the rampage was perpetrated.

The Santa Barbara Independent reports that ...


150 Years Old, Arlington Cemetery Is Running Out Of Room

Saturday, May 17, 2014

A century and a half ago in May 1864, the federal government had a problem. As the Civil War produced causalities at a rapid and brutal pace, the cemeteries in the Washington, D.C., area were filling up.

After scouting possible options for a new cemetery, preference was made for the ...


To Know Thyself, Collect Data On Your Dog

Sunday, May 11, 2014

If you walk your dog after dinner each night, does that help you sleep better? Maybe you've noticed that this seems to be the case, but access to hard data would help confirm it.

As technology advances and more people dig into the metrics of how they live, the market ...


Snapchat's New Video Messages Feature Is Meant To Last Longer

Sunday, May 04, 2014

When Snapchat first landed, its ephemerality was hard for some people to wrap their heads around. Messages disappear seconds after being viewed, the tools to draw or write on photos are rudimentary and then, there was the whole matter of teens using it for sexting.

But two years ...


Psst! Wearable Devices Could Make Big Tech Leaps, Into Your Ear

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

It's early evening on a Thursday and you're at a networking event, balancing a small plate of appetizers in one hand. Someone comes up to you to say hello. She acts like you've met before, but you can't recall where.

"It's Jackie Barnes," she says.

"Jackie Barnes," you repeat like ...


Using Technology To Fix The Texting-While-Driving Problem

Thursday, April 24, 2014

On a Wisconsin street, a woman in a white hoodie stands frozen in the act of stepping out of the road and onto the curb, her left hand reaching behind her. As part of a public service announcement, she explains why she's there, as string music slowly plays under ...


Advice From Women About Negotiating For A Raise: Just Ask

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Twice Juno Schaser asked for a raise. Twice she was turned down, she says. If her group of female friends is any indication, it's a common experience.

" 'At least they'll respect you for trying,' " a friend told Schaser, a 23-year-old museum publicist.

"I think I'd feel more respected ...


Student Debt Weighs Down Women More. Blame The Wage Gap

Sunday, April 06, 2014

When Kristine Leighton graduated from a private college five years ago with a degree in hospitality, she owed $75,000 on student loans. Each month, she paid the minimum amount of $450 and lived at home with her parents on Long Island, N.Y.

At first, she was working at a hotel ...


For Lower-Income Students, Snow Days Can Be Hungry Days

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

For many Americans it's been a harsh, disruptive winter, from the country's Northern edges to the Deep South.

When cold snaps and blizzards shutter schools, kids miss more than their daily lessons. Some miss out on the day's nutritious meal as well.

This recently became apparent to school administrators in ...


Top Moments In State Of The Union History

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The annual State of the Union speech isn't just stagecraft: the message is mandated by the U.S. Constitution (trivia alert: Article II, Section 3). It's intended to give Congress a status update on the country and make recommendations where needed, but the tradition has evolved over time.

The history ...


What The Early State Of The Union Broadcasts Looked Like

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Today, the State of the Union address is broadcast in HD to your television, tablet and smartphone.

Earlier Americans weren't so fortunate. President Harry Truman's 1947 speech was the first State of the Union to be broadcast on television — a development that hardly caused a stir at the time.



Forget Tweeting The Polar Vortex. Phones Fail In Subzero Temps

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

As it sweeps across much of the country, the polar vortex's subzero temperatures have shuttered schools, grounded flights and disabled car batteries. For those people who can withstand the cold — maybe you're outside freezing bubbles or making your own clouds — this weather can turn phones into ...