LGBT Executive Order Signed by Obama

Executive action that President Obama promised to take on gay and lesbian and transgender discrimination has finally arrived.  On Monday the president signed an executive order forbidding federal contractors...
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Are the Courts Messing Up the Internet?

As I sit down to write this column, there is so much going on in the news-I barely know where to start. Suffice it to say: The courts are messing up the internet. Let's start with the most high-profile...
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Lionbridge Releases Translation API For All Content Types And Translation Levels

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. announced the general availability of the Lionbridge onDemand API. The onDemand API is the first translation API that provides support for a broad range of translation options,...
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The Future of HR: Build a Smarter Workforce

However, major shifts are changing the way we work – making work increasingly interconnected, instrumented, and intelligent. Each of these shifts are accelerating and magnifying problems we have today,...
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New Illinois Law Forbids Criminal Background Checks Until Applicant Selected for Interview

A just-signed law in Illinois limits employers’ ability to conduct criminal background checks on job applicants. Under the new law, the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, signed by...
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Dogfish Opens Accelerator Program for Second Year

Following the success of its pilot Accelerator last year, Dogfish announced the launch of the second cycle of Dogfish Accelerator, a comprehensive development financing program that offers funding, mentorship,...
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SponsorPay Rebrands as Fyber

SponsorPay, a mobile supply-side platform, announced that it has rebranded to Fyber. Fyber enables publishers to integrate, manage and optimize all ad revenues sources through a single, unified platform....
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All Content Is Personal: The Importance of Knowing Your Audience

According to the Online Personal Experience study by Janrain, more than half (57%) of people are just fine with providing personal information to a website and as long as they benefit and the information...
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Pa. Court Trainee Was Fired Due to Age, EEOC Alleges in Suit; Discriminatory Remark Made

Remind your supervisors and trainers never to discuss the age of the persons who report to them. That seems rather obvious advice, but ignoring it could land your company on the wrong end of an age discrimination...
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D.C. Mayor to Sign Law Banning Job Applications From Asking About Criminal Convictions

Residents of Washington, D.C. soon won’t have to answer questions on job applications asking them if they have ever been convicted of a crime. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is expected to sign legislation...
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