Fall River CEO meets with Interior Secretary Zinke

Courtesy of Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative CEO Bryan Case, right, is pictured with U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke in Zinke’s Washington, D.C., office in late June. courtesy Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative

Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative’s CEO/General Manager Bryan Case met with U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke in late June in Washington, D.C.

How much all-seeing AI surveillance is too much?

In this April 23, 2018, photo, Ashley McManus, global marketing director of the Boston-based artificial intelligence firm, Affectiva, demonstrates facial recognition technology that is geared to help detect driver distraction, at their offices in Boston. Recent advances in AI-powered computer vision have spawned startups like Affectiva, accelerated the race for self-driving cars and powered the increasingly sophisticated photo-tagging features found on Facebook and Google. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON — When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby’s face-scanning technology for detecting emotions, the computer scientist and her colleagues did some soul-searching — and then turned down the money.

How should businesses respond to bad reviews?

This photo shows an online review of a restaurant on a screen Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Portland Ore. A bad review can seriously hinder a small business’ reputation, but dealing with negative social media and online posts is now essential. “This is something you simply can’t ignore,” said Columbia Business School professor Jeremy Kagan. “The best defense is a good offense.” (AP Photo)

NEW YORK — A bad review can seriously hinder a small business’ reputation, but dealing with negative social media and online posts is now essential.

Richard Drewes

Richard Herman Drewes, born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on April 18, 1928, passed in peace during his 90th year on May 6, 2018 in Sacramento, California.

Small businesses need to be aware of these scams

We all can be targets, but for some scammers, small businesses can generate a big payday. Finally starting your own business can be a dream come true, but with that dream can come a nightmare when con artists come calling. Your Better Business Bureau is partnering with state and federal agencies to stop small business scams. This is a law enforcement initiative seeking operations trying to defraud small businesses. It also is an educational outreach effort to help small businesses protect themselves from fraud. BBB joined with the Federal Trade Commission, eight state Attorneys General, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and two U.S. Attorneys’ Offices to launch the efforts.

Ski resorts make hay in the summer months

Participants in a yoga class at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. The resort has around 600 employees on staff during the summer months compared to more than 1,600 in the winter, and the resort still plays an important role in the local economy in the summer. courtesy Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Winter is the bread and butter for many business in eastern Idaho and western Wyoming, in particular ski resorts.

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