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Honoring the Evolution of Phone Numbers

We got wind that John Karlin, the man who first studied the psychology of a phone number, died a few weeks ago. The New York Times wrote a nice tribute to the Bell Labs’ researcher who spent his career evolving not only the telephone, but also how we use it.  Even though most of us […]

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Turn Data into Actionable Insights

The sheer volume of data traversing computer networks around the world is accelerating every day. According to research by MGI and McKinsey’s Business Technology Office, “big data” – as it is now universally known – will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth and innovation. In a report released last […]

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A Flexible Approach to Technology Policy

Today, Neustar President and CEO Lisa Hook visited her alma mater to receive the Penn State Alumni Fellows award, the most prestigious award given by the Penn State Alumni Association, to recognize her outstanding work in her field. Lisa, a graduate of Penn State Law School (class of ’83), has experienced first-hand how law and […]

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Private/Public Partners Join Forces to Help Stem Rogue Pharmacies

We are proud to announce that Neustar has teamed up with the White House and other Internet and technology companies to announce our participation in the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP). CSIP is a nonprofit organization bringing together private/public partnerships with law enforcement members to protect consumers from illicit online pharmacies. It is shocking […]

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Frogger — And Other Tales Of APT Leaping Forward

Neustar SVP and Senior Technologist Rodney Joffe spoke at Forrester’s Security Forum 2012 and described the advanced persistent threat (APT), why it’s important and what resources you’d need to beat one. And he did it all using the classic Atari game, Frogger, as a metaphor. We thought you’d enjoy the talk. (Thank you to Forrester […]

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Mobile Cloud vs. Cloud Computing – What’s the Difference?

In today’s tech speak, the terms “mobile cloud” and “cloud computing” seem to be used interchangeably. As a result, the meanings are often confused, and their actual functionality jumbled. What does the mobile cloud have to do with cloud computing? Are they the same thing, just worded differently? Is mobile just one piece of the […]

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The Language of Me

Learning the Language of Me

I’d like to start this blog with one subject I am truly an expert on—me, Gary Zimmerman. The one and only me. Aside from the other 444 Gary Zimmermans listed in residential telephone books across the United States. The fact is, we are not a 444-man-strong group of spear-carrying carpenters as our namesake implies. Rather, […]

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Neustar Labs Innovation Center Grand Opening Video

In March, we announced the opening of the Neustar Labs Innovation Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Our friends at Illinois were kind enough to take a video of the grand opening and we wanted to share it.

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Back to the Future: IEEE Technology Time Machine

Back to the Future: 2012 IEEE Technology Time Machine

Projecting the future is perceived to be quiet a risky business by most scientists. My own Jewish traditions further claim prophecy is now (temple gone and all that) only within the domain of nincompoops. However, psychological and brain research evidence, as well as those widespread new-age and pseudo-sciences, from astrology to Kabala, suggest that telling […]

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ICANN Reveal Day; Password Leaks; Disruptive Innovation

Here’s our roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside Neustar and out. ICANN Reveals TLD Applicants [various]  – ICANN announced the TLD applicants this week and we collected the news that caught our eyes this week. LinkedIn, eHarmony, Last.fm Hacks Highlight Bad Passwords [Washington Post] – We all changed our […]

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