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What Gets an Email Flagged at Goldman Sachs?

Once upon a time, I worked at a few investment banks on Wall Street. It was common knowledge to all employees that the company monitored all communications for SEC compliance reasons. At the time, the email monitoring was mostly reactive, meaning they were usually dug up and reviewed in response...

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10 Things the Greek Government Is Trying to Sell

If you’ve not kept up with the financial situation in Greece and all the negotiations with the European Union, then you may miss out on some of the fire sales going on right now. Did you ever want to own an airport? How about Athens International Airport? (#2 on the...

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LG Shows Off ‘Wallpaper’ TV Proof of Concept

Wallpaper may be out of fashion, but this new display technology from LG may bring it back. Sort of. You can order this new kind of display just yet, as it’s just a proof of concept for now. From the CNET article: At a press event in its home country...

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D.C. declared a ‘No Drone Zone’

In a new FAA awareness campaign, DC is declared a “no drone zone.” Earlier this week the Federal Aviation Agency announced that it was launcing a public outreach campaign to help drive home “the message that the District of Columbia and cities and towns within a 15-mile radius of Ronald Reagan Washington National...

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Interactive kiosk to Greet Jefferson Memorial Visitors

National Park Service officials are installing a new feature at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington to have visitors share their stories about their favorite national parks. on Thursday. It’s part of a “Find Your Park” campaign to encourage people to learn about and connect with the 407 national parks across...

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DC Gyrocopter Pilot Charged and Released from Jail

Well this is something that you don’t see every day. The 61-year-old Florida postal worker who landed a gyrocopter on the grounds of the US Capitol on Wednesday — claiming he was delivering protest letters to Congress — was charged Thursday in federal court and released pending trial next month....