Advertising Rules For Kids Not the Same With Apps

Washington — For decades, advertising to children on television has been held to tougher rules than commercials for adults. Federal regulators have long been concerned that kids are more vulnerable to marketing and have a tougher time distinguishing between an ad and a show. Now with new apps, such as YouTube Kids, hosting videos aimed at children, the same rules aren’t being applied, opening up children to more advertising than ever,...

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Privacy Tops List of Drone Concerns
Apr19

Privacy Tops List of Drone Concerns

Pittsburgh — Amazon wants to use them to deliver orders. One hovered over a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game last summer. And earlier this year, one crashed onto the White House lawn. Drones are not everywhere yet, but once the Federal Aviation Administration fine-tunes the rules for commercial drone use, thousands of companies could receive licenses to do business via unmanned aircraft. Using a drone for business purposes poses a...

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Change Management: New laws and rules mean HR has to up its game
Mar30

Change Management: New laws and rules mean HR has to up its game

In years past, the field of human resources was seen as a data entry or administrative type of position. HR was in charge of recruiting new employees, helping them understand company policies through an orientation process, reviewing compensation policies and creating performance management standards. HR wasn’t necessarily viewed as a “profession” that held a seat at the table. More recently, this impression has changed, and is still...

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