Entering the final stretch of the 2013 holiday shopping season

Going into the final weekend before Christmas, millions of Americans are panicking about last minute shopping and making certain that no one has been left off their lists. For online retailers, the deadline is even tighter because there are fewer days for gifts purchased electronically to arrive on doorsteps via FedEx, UPS or the U.S. […]

Theft of credit card data at Target indicates that the information is not as secure as it should be

Here is a guest blog post from my colleague James Boyd at Indiana University’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research: Some 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been compromised in one of the largest consumer data breaches in recent memory, and Indiana University cybersecurity expert Fred H. Cate is warning consumers to be […]

Indian higher education leaders visit IU Bloomington to learn about best practices

Fourteen directors, deans and professors from state and private technical institutes across India are spending this week on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. The delegation is being led by Devi Singh, director of the Institute of Management-Lucknow, and supported by the Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development. The focus for the week is leadership and […]

No sign of a housing bubble in Indiana, according to new IU Kelley School report

Over the last several weeks, there have been growing concerns by some economists about another bubble in housing, as home prices continue to rise around the country. For the first time since 2005, each of the country’s 50 most populous cities is seeing higher home prices, which pessimists say is unsustainable. A new report by […]