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Online Shopping Safety Tips From The Drexel Cybersecurity Institute
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Online Shopping Safety Tips From The Drexel Cybersecurity Institute

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for online shopping. Economists are predicting that more than $2 billion worth of purchases will be made on Cyber Monday alone –a 15 percent increase from last year. The e-commerce maelstrom has also been a big day for cybercriminals. With the high volume … Continue reading

The 2015 Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, Now What?
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The 2015 Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, Now What?

With multiple Thanksgiving sales events adding an extra week to this year’s holiday shopping season, it’s likely we will see an increase in sales over previous years, according to Drexel University’s Rajneesh Suri, PhD, a professor of marketing in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business. Bargain hunters who feel pressured to shop for the best deals … Continue reading

Chakra Fitwear: Active Wear with a Social Conscience
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Chakra Fitwear: Active Wear with a Social Conscience

It’s never been easier to save the environment while looking great in colorful, Hinduism-inspired yoga pants. With its recently launched Kickstarter campaign, Chakra Fitwear hopes to fund a line of eco-friendly active wear to continue making the earth a cleaner and greener place while empowering women. Launched Nov. 20, the startup seeks to raise $80,000 … Continue reading

Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Déjá Vu
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Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Déjá Vu

The New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk practices are back in the spotlight. Again. It’s been a little more than a year since U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered the NYPD to change its stop-and-frisk practices because they constituted unconstitutional racial profiling, but that ruling has not officially been put in place yet, as … Continue reading

Is CBS’s Streaming Service The Beginning of The End For Cable?
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Is CBS’s Streaming Service The Beginning of The End For Cable?

CBS recently announced that it will begin streaming its programming live online via a subscription service in selected markets. The move is certainly a victory for cable-cutters –those who eschew cable service in favor of viewing content online- but according to Drexel television industry experts, it might also be the first thread that starts the … Continue reading

The Mystery of Drexel’s Rare David Bowie Recordings
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The Mystery of Drexel’s Rare David Bowie Recordings

Rare finds from David Bowie’s personal archives of handwritten lyrics and stage costumes are currently shown at the “David Bowie Is” retrospective exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art. But which ones are stored away in the legendary musician’s personal collection, thanks to a Drexel University professor? It took over 30 years, but Bowie finally was … Continue reading