Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Déjá Vu
Business & Law

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

What Do Cyber Attacks Against Major Companies Mean for Consumers?
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What Do Cyber Attacks Against Major Companies Mean for Consumers?

JP Morgan Chase & Co. confirmed last week that hackers managed to access personal data for more than 83 million customers, including 76 million households and seven million small-business online accounts. As The New York Times revealed, even though this was one of the most serious computer intrusions into an American corporation, it wasn’t the … Continue reading

Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Roll-Out: One Year Later
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Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Roll-Out: One Year Later

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the controversial launch of HealthCare.gov, the federal government’s health insurance marketplace, and the beginning of enrollment in Obamacare. So how are the embattled health care law and its website faring one year later? According to nationally recognized health law expert Robert Field, PhD, a professor at Drexel University’s Kline … Continue reading

Drexel Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions
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Drexel Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions

This month a number of American banks, were breached by a series of sophisticated cyberattacks. Most recently, an attack on JP Morgan allowed the perpetrators to retrieve gigabytes of data including checking and savings account information. The F.B.I. has intervened to investigate these attacks on U.S. financial institutions, indicating to some experts that these coordinated attacks could be … Continue reading

Is Watching Video Games a New National Pastime?
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Is Watching Video Games a New National Pastime?

While it might not have the same nostalgia as a trip to the ballpark, gathering around to watch someone play a video game has been happening since the age of arcades in the 1970s. This week, a company called Twitch, that lets audiences around the world watch people play video games, sold to Amazon for … Continue reading