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Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer

At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read Mo...

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer

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Tired of Google following you? It is now easier to clear location data New functionality automatically deletes history of places users have visitedIt is now slightly easier to opt out of Google’s panopticon, with the introduction of new controls from the search engine to...
22:17 2019-06-27

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
22:51 2019-06-27

TikTok Illegally Collecting Data, Sharing With China: Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday alleged that TikTok app is illegally collecting data which is being received by China and termed it as an issue of national security....
09:51 2019-07-02

Singapore unveils framework to facilitate 'trusted' data-sharing between organisations Regulators say the Trusted Data Sharing Framework aims to resolve challenges companies face in sharing data assets, including the need to ensure regulatory compliance as well as a lack of methodologie...
08:51 2019-06-28

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van ...
18:51 2019-06-13

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for ove...
04:01 2019-05-27

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your...
00:34 2019-06-28

Google open sources Private Join and Compute, a tool for sharing confidential data sets Private Join and Compute is a cryptographic protocol that can be used jointly by two parties to encrypt data before sharing it with each other to discover commonalities....
06:17 2019-06-20

Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses Apple of 'Intentionally and Unlawfully' Sharing iTunes Listening Data A new class-action lawsuit claims that Apple is “intentionally and unlawfully” disclosing its customers’ iTunes listening data to third parties in violation of state privacy laws.Read more......
04:00 2019-05-27

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info abo...
00:34 2019-06-28

Russia orders Tinder dating app to share user data on demand Russia said on Monday it had added the popular dating app Tinder to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to law enforcement agencies on demand, including the main successor a...
20:00 2019-06-03

Beware the fertility app that wants to share your data with anti-abortion campaigners | Eva Wiseman Most of us happily upload the most personal information on to the apps we use everyday. But do we really want to share our data with organisations funded by anti-abortion campaigners?Updating a mental...
22:00 2019-06-09

Russia Orders Tinder to Share User Data Amid Online Clampdown Russian authorities have ordered dating app Tinder to share user data and messages with government and intelligence agencies, in the latest sign of Moscow’s tightening grip over online activities in t...
17:51 2019-06-03

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence agencies, part of the country’s widening crackdo...
18:51 2019-06-03

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
19:34 2019-06-27

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard w...
04:34 2019-06-22

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, a...
21:51 2019-06-19

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of ...
00:17 2019-06-08

Omnicom Defends Its Data Strategy After Rivals Make Big Deals Omnicom Group Inc. continued to justify its decision to rent data services instead of making large acquisitions, a sign that the ad holding company will continue to swim against the tide of its compet...
00:00 2019-07-18

New York Times uses misleading data to make case that America isn't great The New York Times decided that the Fourth of July was the best time to post a video titled, "Please Stop Telling Me America Is Great" that makes the case that the United States is "just okay."...
02:34 2019-07-03

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The ...
10:51 2019-05-23

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to C...
10:01 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Behind Grindr's doomed hookup in China, a data misstep and scramble to make up Early last year, Grindr LLC's Chinese owner gave some Beijing-based engineers access to personal information of millions of Americans such as private messages and HIV status, according to eight former...
14:00 2019-05-22

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharin...
16:00 2019-06-07

Microsoft launches Azure Lighthouse in general availability, updates Azure Migration Program At Microsoft's Inspire 2019 conference, the company launched Azure Lighthouse in general availability alongside Azure Migration Program enhancements.Read More...
23:00 2019-07-11

We should legalize drinking at 18 to make college life safer Out of 190 countries, only 12 have drinking ages as high as ours. We are keeping company with cool kids on the block like Iraq, Oman and Equatorial Guinea. Congress raised the age to 21 in 1984 to com...
05:34 2019-07-21

Under the skin: How acoustic vehicle alert systems make EVs safer The old "stop, look and listen" mantra isn't much good when it comes to EVs, but there is a solution EVs may not sound all that quiet when travelling fast, but they can be at low speed – posing a ris...
01:51 2019-07-02

Futuristic sounds to make electric buses safer hit wrong note Fears ‘spaceshippy’ proposals by TfL to make vehicles audible could confuse pedestriansTransport for London has been warned that proposals put forward for a safety feature to make electric buses more ...
18:17 2019-07-01

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles...
22:34 2019-05-22

Make mobile advertising easier, please With so much choice, mobile app developers struggle to land on a monetization strategy that maximizes revenue while still meeting the needs of users.Read More...
18:17 2019-05-24

How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone ...
00:17 2019-06-15

Bethesda Wants To Make Fallout 76 Easier For New Players Fallout 76’s world can be a brutal, especially for players just starting out. Hunger, thirst, disease, radiation—there’s no shortage of maladies in Appalachia. In the game’s next big update, Bethesda ...
21:51 2019-07-08

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
21:17 2019-05-22

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
14:00 2019-06-07

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially relea...
11:34 2019-06-14

Apple’s iOS 13 update will make FaceTime eye contact way easier Apple has added a feature called ‘FaceTime Attention Correction’ to the latest iOS 13 Developer beta, and it looks like it could make a big difference when it comes to actually making Fac...
18:51 2019-07-03

Android Q will make it easier to change connectivity settings A feature in Android Q will automatically blacklist a Wi-Fi network that a user manually disconnects from. According to the Android Developers website (via Android Police), a phone won't try to reconn...
04:34 2019-06-09

Google is going to make it even easier to access the Pixel’s best feature If there’s one feature that defines the Pixel 3 (and all of Google’s Pixel phones, for that matter), it has got to be Night Sight — a camera mode that allows for stunning low-light p...
04:51 2019-07-05

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word ...
22:34 2019-06-20

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
11:51 2019-07-05

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY — The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential p...
05:34 2019-05-23

Apple could make iCloud sign-ins easier with Face ID and Touch ID Signing into the iCloud website may soon get a lot simpler from an iPhone, iPad or Mac browser, with Apple working on bringing biometric login support to the service in iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catali...
10:17 2019-07-08

Feds aim to make it easier to apply for Canada Child Benefit The decision to simplify the application form comes after the minister in charge was briefed about mounting concerns that eligibility rules and the application itself may be barriers for some "at-risk...
22:51 2019-07-19

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls....
16:00 2019-06-14

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, develo...
02:34 2019-07-09

Wealth Matters: 4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
14:51 2019-05-21

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining acces...
16:00 2019-06-17

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.       ...
19:51 2019-06-14

Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote A settlement between the secretary of state and College Democrats will change the enforcement of a 20-year-old law that made it harder for students to vote while at school....
01:51 2019-06-06

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivere...
21:51 2019-05-23

New Google Play Store rules want to make the store safer for kids Via its Android Developers Blog on Wednesday, Google announced an important series of changes that apply to every single app in the Google Play Store in an attempt to make the marketplace more kid-fri...
14:51 2019-05-30

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
22:34 2019-06-30

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:34 2019-06-11

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
05:34 2019-05-22

Waze's New Toll Calculator Could Make It Easier to Plan Your Next Road Trip Right now, it’s peak road trip season. And while that means there’s a lot of things to consider when planning your next vacation like the price of gas, lodging, and food, Waze has a new feature that c...
03:34 2019-07-16

Can't wait for that delivery? Amazon, Rite Aid team up to make it easier to get packages Amazon shoppers can pick up their packages at more than one hundred Rite Aid stores, starting Thursday. The service will expand to more than 1,500.       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

Ocasio-Cortez wants to make it easier to study magic mushrooms, other psychedelic drugs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., filed legislation on Friday to make it easier for researchers to study the therapeutic and medical benefits of certain psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms ...
19:34 2019-06-09

PS5 vs Xbox Scarlett Specs: Is PlayStation 5 more powerful than Microsofts next console? New information is starting to surface about the power of the PlayStation 5 machine compared to main rival Xbox Scarlett - at least, that's if new reports from industry experts can be believed....
13:34 2019-06-21

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “S...
02:51 2019-07-20

Long-distance relationships are hard. Touch bracelets, hugging shirts try to make it easier In long-distance relationships, you may need an assist to keep the love alive. Bond Touch bracelets, Friendship Lamps and hugging shirts may help.       ...
22:51 2019-07-16

Nishino aims to make Thailand regional soccer power Former Japan head coach Akira Nishino says he wants to help Thailand's national team become a regional power as its new manager       ...
16:00 2019-07-19

Cloudflare aims to make HTTPS certificates safe from BGP hijacking attacks Enlarge (credit: nternet1.jpg by Rock1997 modified.) Content delivery network Cloudflare is introducing a free service designed to make it harder for browser-trusted HTTPS certificates to fall into ...
15:17 2019-06-18

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, saying that it is part of an effort to "make America ...
02:00 2019-07-09

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
14:38 2019-05-21

Data Watch The Fed will have a series of data sets to assess the need to cut interest rates at its FOMC meeting in July as pressure mounts to loosen monetary policy....
19:17 2019-07-01

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
16:51 2019-07-15

Car-Sharing Startup Getaround Bets on Ride Sharing With SoftBank After raising a $300 million investment led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Getaround is hoping to profit from ties to the tech giant’s other portfolio companies....
12:34 2019-07-09

SAP data and analytics: in with the new, don't squander the old SAP uses its Enterprise software heritage, buying power and guile to offer a highly-competitive data and analytics platform. Part of SAP's analytics approach is respecting the power of classic technol...
04:34 2019-07-23

How to bring AI to industries that have no data At Transform 2019, Western Digital chief data officer Janet George and AgShift CEO Miku Jha talk about industries with little or no data to train AI.Read More...
05:34 2019-07-11

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
14:34 2019-06-12

How 5 Data Dynamos Do Their Jobs Reporters from across the newsroom describe the many ways in which they increasingly rely on datasets and spreadsheets to create groundbreaking work....
17:51 2019-06-12

Has Google's data collection gone too far? With Google holding a chilling amount of data on hundreds of millions of people around the world, there is an increasing sense that it is neither moral nor ethical. Are we moving closer to a digital r...
11:51 2019-07-11

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
17:34 2019-06-06

What does a cloud data warehouse look like? When a data warehouse can work with unstructured data and a data lake can run analytics, how do you decide which to use? It depends on how often you need to answer new questions with data....
17:51 2019-07-09

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s bi...
06:51 2019-05-31

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands and where the companies got your data.Read more......
04:34 2019-07-13

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on your iPhone....
14:51 2019-07-13

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of weather forecasting Continue reading......
11:51 2019-05-27

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing compan...
22:01 2019-05-24

Etisalat to open two more data centers in UAE UAE-headquartered telecom operator Etisalat is constructing two additional data centers - Jebel Ali and Al Ain - in a bid to meet the growing demand of digital transformation in the UAE and in prepara...
12:17 2019-07-04

EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage....
17:51 2019-07-17

Plain sailing with data lakes It seems like everywhere you turn, someone is talking about big data this, or data analytics that. Supporting this move to data-driven businesses is a whole range of different data infrastructures, bu...
18:51 2019-07-15

How Walmart is getting more out of its data thanks to Nvidia’s Rapids Walmart chief data officer Bill Groves and Nvidia data science GM Josh Patterson explain how Walmart is using Nvidia's open source Rapids software.Read More...
11:51 2019-07-12

Our Gameplay Data Should Be Harder To Sell Video game developers can collect our data, and for now, they can sell it to advertisers. But that may not be as easy in the future due to California’s new data privacy law. On this week’s Kotaku Spli...
23:51 2019-05-24

Data storage: Everything you need to know about emerging technologies The era of data-centric computing is here -- and, fortunately, data storage is more cost effective than ever. But we'll see more change in the next decade than we've ever seen before in computer data ...
19:00 2019-05-28

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems for over nine months.The company informed users of ...
03:51 2019-05-30

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information....
16:00 2019-07-17

Security teams are drowning in data IT security teams have more information at their disposal than ever before. However, the sheer amount of data is not helping to solve problems.So how can you avoid this problem and keep your teams foc...
12:51 2019-06-07

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your information probably isn’t at risk as long as you connec...
00:34 2019-05-24

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, d...
18:51 2019-05-25

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android...
19:51 2019-07-15

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
23:34 2019-07-07

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your ...
23:34 2019-06-19

Drag-and-drop data analytics In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark uses a holographic computer to project 3-D data into thin air, manipulate them with his hands, and find fixes to his superhero troubles. In the same vein, researcher...
18:34 2019-06-27

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use...
02:51 2019-06-12

Best data visualization tools of 2019 Data visualization can make IT operations and tasks so much easier to understand. Rather than being faced with walls of data, simple charts can provide key information quickly.This is especially the c...
21:17 2019-06-29

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
23:51 2019-06-27

HPE Primera: How is 100% data availability meaningfully different from 99.999%+? Hewlett Packard Enterprise made the lofty guarantee of 100% availability for the new Primera storage appliance, but how is this practically different from the "war of the nines?"...
00:51 2019-07-02

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users...
19:17 2019-06-11

TikTok under investigation over child data use UK inquiry looking at whether video-sharing app breaches data protection lawThe video-sharing app TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the personal data of its young users, and w...
17:34 2019-07-02

Investors Look Forward to GDP Data Before Fed Decision Before the Federal Reserve can make its first interest-rate cut in a decade, investors will get a look at reports on new-home sales, durable-goods orders and second-quarter economic growth....
03:34 2019-07-22

Click here to unlock the true value of your data Welcome to Digital Empowerment 101. By the end of this article, you will have learned how to harness your personal data to regain your financial freedom and live the life you've always dreamed of....
11:51 2019-06-28

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never heard of.       ...
14:34 2019-06-20

Is breast really best? I looked at all the data to find out Breast milk is said to make your child healthier and smarter, leading women who are unable to breastfeed to feel immense shame. But do all the claims about its benefits add up?When I was pregnant with...
22:17 2019-06-20

How to request FaceApp to remove your data from its servers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. FaceApp is the talk of the town right now. Everyone’s trying o...
12:34 2019-07-19

Verizon's First 5G Hotspot Will Cost You $650—and You Better Watch Your Data While 5G is still very new, we’ve already seen a handful of 5G-ready phones like the Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 5G, and the Moto Z4 (with a 5G mod of course). So now, alongside the launch of 5G service in ...
06:34 2019-07-19

The data that trains AI increasingly calls into question AI After 10 years of ImageNet, AI researchers are digging into the details of test sets and some are asking just how much knowledge has really been created with machine learning....
21:34 2019-06-27

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
20:34 2019-06-04

Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes....
20:00 2019-06-27

For your eyes only: keeping data safe on the move The James Bond and Jason Bourne films would be a great deal duller if the secret agents got hold of their information by taking a cheeky peek at their antagonists’ laptop screen. Instead, of co...
16:17 2019-06-03

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other pe...
01:51 2019-07-20

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information...
03:34 2019-07-23

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to...
22:17 2019-07-22

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
18:34 2019-06-28

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim only deal on the market, this special offer from Smar...
20:51 2019-07-19

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
09:34 2019-05-23

Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people....
20:01 2019-07-22

911 Response Times Get Faster Thanks to Data Integration Taking a page from corporate-technology managers, 911 emergency call centers are tapping new software tools to share data generated by hundreds of computer-aided dispatch systems across the country....
14:17 2019-06-14

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:17 2019-06-18

Equifax to pay up to $700M for 2017 data breach Credit reporting agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million over a data breach two years ago that affected nearly 150 million people, U.S. regulators said Monday....
21:01 2019-07-22

Man Wants Court to Get E-Scooter Data to ID the Hit-and-Run Rider Who Put Him in the Hospital A man who was struck and left unconscious last month by an unknown individual riding the wrong way on an electric scooter is taking legal action for the rider’s data.Read more......
01:00 2019-07-11

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
19:17 2019-05-23

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
23:51 2019-07-22

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, managing director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [credit: Interxion ...
19:17 2019-06-27

Oil prices fall for second day on weak economic data Oil prices were declining for a second day on Tuesday, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by U.S.-China trade tensions, although losses were limited amid tensions in the Middle ...
06:34 2019-06-18

Prime Day promo: Amazon will pay you $10 for more data collection A browser extension from Amazon is being touted on Prime Day for a $10 discount. It's a tool to let Amazon hit you up on desktop with more offers.       ...
00:51 2019-07-17

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
13:34 2019-05-29

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more cri...
19:34 2019-05-28

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free fo...
18:00 2019-06-18

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies t...
08:51 2019-06-19

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploi...
15:17 2019-07-17

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny about how tech companies explo...
16:00 2019-07-17

How much does it cost to get an employee to steal workplace data? About $300 You can’t buy loyalty, but if you’ve got enough money, you can buy sensitive corporate information from disaffected office workers. At least, that’s the finding from UK infosec firm Deep Secure, which...
23:17 2019-05-29

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
17:00 2019-07-22

I’m trying to beat Comcast Xfinity’s data cap — even if it kills me In my area, Comcast Xfinity has some fast data speeds, a 1TB data cap, and a monopoly on high-speed internet. So I'm stuck battling against the behemoth.Read More...
03:51 2019-07-23

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to its “Why am I seeing this ad?” and Ad Preferences ...
12:00 2019-07-12

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
03:34 2019-06-17

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with t...
06:51 2019-06-17

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
03:17 2019-07-23

BBC Goes to Conduct Its First Broadcast Over 5G, Immediately Hits Data Cap There’s a dark secret lurking behind all the promised benefits of the impending 5G networks slowing coming online around the world: All that extra speed and bandwidth is going to make it really hard t...
20:17 2019-05-30

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
15:17 2019-06-17

Oil prices rise on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations, though gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decad...
18:00 2019-07-15

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditio...
13:51 2019-05-30

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
04:51 2019-05-25

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said....
09:34 2019-06-13

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that the popula...
20:17 2019-07-02

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
00:00 2019-06-13

Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better data Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better dataSee Also:Warren Buffett just announced he's donating $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares to 5 foundations. Here's ...
23:17 2019-07-01

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
15:00 2019-07-22

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app be...
18:51 2019-07-03

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the...
21:01 2019-05-21

Futures slightly lower before jobs data U.S. stock futures edged lower, on Friday, as investors awaited the monthly jobs data, which could offer clues on the Federal Reserve's move on interest rates....
14:17 2019-07-05

Calif. data law could send dealers scrambling The California Consumer Privacy Act, effective Jan. 1, will give consumers in the state the right to take more ownership of their data. What will that mean for dealers?...
07:17 2019-07-08

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress....
06:17 2019-07-22

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
16:51 2019-07-08

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where that data goes, and how to delete it....
02:34 2019-06-13

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses t...
07:17 2019-06-11

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like hidden gems squirreled away in unremarkable servers ...
20:34 2019-07-02

Get double data with Giffgaff's bulging SIM only goodybags Following Ofcom's new 'text to switch' rules that make switching network easier for UK consumers, mobile phone providers are taking the opportunity to lure their way with some brilliant...
13:34 2019-07-03

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans And Other Details Here Reliance Jio is currently offering five recharge packs for usage of 1.5 GB of internet data per day along with unlimited free local and STD voices calls....
05:34 2019-05-30

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping mum Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid – just hours after his campaign revealed it had yet to rack up 2,000 individual contributions. De Bla...
19:51 2019-07-01

Trump likely to win his interest-rate cut after dour jobs data If there's an upside for the White House in May's lackluster employment growth, it's this: the Federal Reserve is far more likely to grant the interest-rate cut President Trump has been advocating for...
23:34 2019-06-07

China data steadies stocks as U.S. earnings get underway A gauge of global stocks rose modestly on Monday after economic data from China came in as expected, but equities on Wall Street slipped on weakness in financials in the wake of Citigroup's earnings r...
22:34 2019-07-15

Poor audited more frequently than millionaires, IRS data shows Poor taxpayers are far more likely to be audited by the IRS than high-income taxpayers – and the trend has only increased in the last decade, according to data released by the agency last week....
12:51 2019-05-31

Oil prices fall on U.S. inventory data, concerns about demand Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the global economy....
18:17 2019-07-04

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the ...
18:00 2019-06-17

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into meaningful insights. Dubai-born Medicus uses an AI plat...
16:17 2019-06-09

Get the best Samsung Galaxy S10e deal we've ever seen - 100GB of data for just £24/pm Three has gone big with its latest offers, so big that we're quite happy to not only call this the best Samsung Galaxy S10e deal we've ever seen but also one of the best mobile phone deals a...
17:51 2019-06-17

Alluxio 2.0 seeks to unify fragmented data ecosystem Alluxio, based on the original AMPLab Tachyon project, wants you to use its in-memory file system construct for fast data access, sharing of data between compute frameworks, and intelligent negotiatio...
18:00 2019-07-15

Foursquare to Buy Location-Data Specialist Placed From Snapchat Parent The onetime social-media darling that has transformed into a specialist in providing location data to other companies is buying another location-data powerhouse in a bid to dominate the business of he...
10:34 2019-05-31

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this w...
07:34 2019-05-31

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
20:00 2019-06-21

Google Stadia exec isn’t worried about data caps—but he probably should be Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) The Google executive in charge of the company's new Stadia game-streaming service says he thinks data caps won't ...
23:00 2019-07-01

The market is full to the brim with brilliant big data SIM only deals right now For those looking to invest in a brand new big data SIM only deal, you're pretty much spoilt for choice right now. In fact, with so many impressive offers, dare we say it is one of the best SIMO ...
19:00 2019-06-21

US STOCKS-Futures slightly lower before jobs data U.S. stock futures edged lower, on Friday, as investors awaited the monthly jobs data, which could offer clues on the Federal Reserve's move on interest rates....
14:34 2019-07-05

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 b...
19:51 2019-06-06

Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
08:17 2019-06-21

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
19:00 2019-07-16

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe i...
15:01 2019-07-17

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
16:51 2019-07-17

Weak data, rate cut bets weigh on sterling Sterling and gilt yields fell on Wednesday as economic data reinforced money markets' view that the Bank of England would join its central bank counterparts in cutting interest rates to shore up a wor...
16:51 2019-07-03

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messaging system....
15:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny about how tech companies explo...
16:34 2019-07-17

Facebook usage has collapsed since scandals, data shows Company’s own upbeat figures thrown into doubt by business analytics firm Mixpanel Facebook usage has plummeted over the last year, even as the company continues to insist that its use has stayed stab...
19:01 2019-06-20

Where’s the cheapest place to store 500GB of data online? Reeling from a Dropbox price hike, Kate wants somewhere cheaper to store her 500GB of photos and filesI’ve just received notification that my Dropbox account is going up in price to more than £90 a ye...
15:34 2019-06-20

Data collection leads to discrimination and self-censorship, MPs told Human rights committee launches inquiry into right to privacy and digital revolutionWidespread data collection practices lead to self-censorship and discrimination even though most users are not fully...
20:51 2019-06-19

AR will build upon data aggregation’s disruption of real estate In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companiesRead More...
08:51 2019-05-26

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:51 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploi...
12:51 2019-07-17

We could store data inside the molecules that power our metabolism The small molecules we use during metabolism form the basis of a new way to store digital information – and it could be more stable than electronic memory...
20:51 2019-07-03

Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit....
21:00 2019-07-16

Data can now be stored inside the molecules that power our metabolism The small molecules we use during metabolism form the basis of a new way to store digital information – and it could be more stable than electronic memory...
04:00 2019-07-04

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
16:17 2019-06-10

Vodafone launches 5G in Britain with unlimited data plans Vodafone switched on its 5G network in seven British cities on Wednesday, aiming to set itself apart in its home market from rival EE by offering unlimited data plans that include the high-speed servi...
22:17 2019-07-03

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended May 27 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended May 27. Volumes are i...
11:34 2019-05-29

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new installatio...
04:34 2019-07-17

Oil prices gain, U.S. crude little changed after inventory data Oil prices rose on Wednesday after steep falls in the previous session, although U.S. crude trailed gains for international benchmark Brent after U.S. crude inventories fell less than expected....
05:51 2019-07-17

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
22:51 2019-06-03

Teamwork will help unlock revenue potential of vehicle data Teamwork allows each industry to harness and exchange data sets with multiple stakeholders to run their businesses more efficiently and improve the customer experience....
17:34 2019-06-10

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a ne...
13:34 2019-06-03

Pompeo to Germany: Use Huawei and lose access to our data The United States raised the pressure on Western allies in a war of attrition over next-generation networks on Friday, saying countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure...
16:17 2019-05-31

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it seems those permissions aren’t ironclad. A ...
00:34 2019-07-09

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
15:51 2019-06-04

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile data....
15:34 2019-06-04

Facebook explains how it makes money off user data Facebook is updating its terms of service to clarify how it makes money from its users' personal data. The changes reflect ongoing attempts to satisfy U.S. and European regulators who want users ...
01:51 2019-06-28

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data. Many of ex-students of ANU now work for the Aust...
10:17 2019-06-04

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbe...
09:17 2019-06-04

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in whic...
06:17 2019-06-04

Nearly 12M Quest Diagnostics customers may have had data compromised, reports say Quest Diagnostics said that nearly 12 million customers may have had information compromised in a data breach.        ...
03:17 2019-06-04

Hacker gained access to customer data at 130 dealerships, FTC says DealerBuilt, an Iowa dealership software provider, reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday over a 2016 breach of customer data that allowed a hacker to gain access to the pers...
00:00 2019-06-13

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data storage register. Tinder could be banned in Russia if i...
23:51 2019-06-03

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
17:01 2019-07-08

Top Russian internet firm reportedly under pressure on data MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s leading internet company says it’s committed to data privacy as it responds to reports that the national intelligence agency is pressuring it into handing over encry...
17:17 2019-06-04

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-05

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York ...
23:17 2019-06-16

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
21:51 2019-07-08

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
02:00 2019-06-14

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Europe's top court, despite Facebook's bid to block ...
12:34 2019-07-09

Facebook US data transfer case goes to Europe’s top court LONDON — An Austrian privacy campaigner’s long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the U.S. has reached Europe’s highest court. The European Court of Justice i...
14:17 2019-07-09

Facebook US Data Transfer Case Goes to Europe's Top Court An Austrian privacy campaigner's long-running legal battle against Facebook over its data transfers to the US reached the European Union's highest court on Tuesday....
15:00 2019-07-09

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector added just 27,000 jobs in May....
19:51 2019-06-05

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
02:01 2019-06-14

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fine the hotel chain £99,200,396 (about $123.7 ...
17:00 2019-07-09

Economy Week Ahead: CPI From U.S., Europe, China; Other Data This week brings a quieter flow of data following Friday’s all-important jobs report from the U.S. Highlights of the week include June inflation figures from the U.S., China and Europe....
04:51 2019-07-08

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information Commissioner’s Office after hackers stole the perso...
13:34 2019-07-08

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdic...
07:34 2019-06-06

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-03

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
14:17 2019-06-12

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its St...
16:51 2019-07-09

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers...
03:17 2019-07-08

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
01:51 2019-07-12

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people Are true crime podcasts as popular with Millenials as they are with Baby Boomers? Does the under-35 crowd listen to wellness podcasts? Nielsen, the company behind the TV ratings system, will begin to ...
03:17 2019-07-12

Vodafone's Rs. 229 Recharge Offers 2GB Daily Data, Other Benefits Rs. 229 Vodafone prepaid recharge plan sits alongside the Rs. 199 recharge that offers 1.5GB daily data access, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS messages per day for 28 days....
18:34 2019-06-01

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but ...
08:17 2019-06-12

Minnesota cop receives $585,000 after fellow officers spied on DMV data The city of Minneapolis is learning a hard lesson about the importance of placing checks on government data access. A court has awarded police officer Amy Krekelberg a total of $585,000 after she sue...
03:51 2019-06-24

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced that Bombas LLC — whose ads call their prod...
22:17 2019-06-06

Use Huawei And Lose Access To Our Data, US Tells Germany The United States may no longer share sensitive security information with nations that install next-generation networks, like those made by China's Huawei, that it regards as insecure, US Secretary of...
16:51 2019-05-31

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
13:34 2019-06-03

Documents show NSA over-collected phone data for a second time The National Security Agency's phone data collection program experienced a glitch that caused it to over-collect records, months after agreeing to purge records from a similar incident....
19:34 2019-06-27

BA faces £183m fine over customer data breach The owner of British Airways is facing a fine of £183.4m after a data breach which saw personal details belonging to 500,000 people compromised....
10:51 2019-07-08

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
16:00 2019-06-06

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbe...
19:34 2019-06-03

UPDATE 2-Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive T...
17:17 2019-06-06

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company t...
17:17 2019-06-06

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would help provide transparency to what the government says ...
20:34 2019-06-29

Three's new Samsung S10, S10e and S10 Plus big data deals are nothing short of extraordinary They say good things come in threes. Well, at the moment, good things come in threes from Three. It has just unleashed some incredible new deals on Samsung's trio of 2019 handsets, taking an inst...
04:17 2019-06-15

'Sign in with Apple' may not really impact customer data tracking after all Apple's automated disposable email service isn't a new encumbrance to tracking customers, according to Arm Treasure Data's co-founder and CTO Kazuki Ota....
14:51 2019-07-11

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Packs: Plans, Validity, Data, Other Benefits Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio Infocomm, which offers telecom services under the brand name Jio, is offering recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of high speed internet data per day starting at Rs......
16:17 2019-07-11

Reliance Jio 1.5-5 GB/Day Data Packs: Recharge Plans, Other Details Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio is currently offering 12 different recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of data up to usage of 5 GB of data per day along with voice calls....
15:34 2019-06-03

Facebook launching app that pays users for data on app usage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching an app that will pay users to share information with the social media giant about which apps they’re using. The company previously rolled out two simil...
01:34 2019-06-12

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
20:34 2019-06-27

How Much Your Data Is Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specificall...
21:17 2019-07-19

CBOE to Broaden Distribution of MSCI Index Data CHICAGO, IL -- July 29, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced plans to broaden data distribution to investors who want to track and trade options on the widely ...
11:17 2019-05-22

US government warns China may have access to drone data Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert warning that Chinese-made drones may be sending flight information back to their manufacturers, who could share it with third parties. Accord...
16:34 2019-05-21

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and ...
22:34 2019-07-19

Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other pri...
10:17 2019-07-20

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
07:51 2019-07-23

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US,...
05:01 2019-07-18

CBOE Livevol Launches New Data Shop Website CHICAGO , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, which offers clients a full suite of ...
11:17 2019-05-22

5 Million Bulgarians Have Their Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
06:34 2019-07-18

China's ByteDance plans to set up data center in India China's ByteDance said it plans to open a data center in India, where it is facing concerns about consumer privacy and demands for a ban on its hugely popular video app TikTok....
17:51 2019-07-22

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York&...
19:51 2019-07-22

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
20:51 2019-05-21

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits harvested data through a hidden back channel....
20:51 2019-05-21

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any of the 147 million people whose personal information...
23:34 2019-07-22

Oil data provider Argus pulls plug on £2bn sale The energy information provider Argus Media has called off talks about the sale of part of its biggest shareholder's stake after weeks of negotiations....
20:34 2019-07-18

Focals smart glasses put Google Fit data on your face North's Focals smart glasses can put important data in your eyeline from the gym to the board room. The glasses can sync with Google Fit and Google Slides as a part of recent software updates ann...
12:01 2019-05-23

More on DataSpii: How extensions hide their data grabs—and how they’re discovered Enlarge / You can trust us! (credit: Irakli Kalandarishvili / EyeEm / Getty) In our 5,000 word piece on "DataSpii," we explained how researcher Sam Jadali spent tens of thousands of dollars investi...
20:00 2019-07-18

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
22:17 2019-07-22

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technolog...
04:34 2019-05-22

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit campaign, and the 2016 US presidential election....
15:51 2019-05-21

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest-Ever Data Breach Settlement The agreement, which received preliminary approval Monday, would end an array of lawsuits and investigations stemming from the exposure of the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
03:17 2019-07-23

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Use of Merchant Data Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other Silicon Valley giants....
23:17 2019-07-17

US Finds American Guilty In Singapore HIV Data Leak Case A US citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a US court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore......
11:00 2019-06-06

Huawei CEO Says Apple Is His 'Role Model' for Protecting User Data Zhengfei stressed that his company will not provide users' data to the Chinese government at any cost, the way Apple does not provide data that may compromise its users' privacy....
10:51 2019-07-08

Digital transformation: How one bank is using AI, big data and chatbots to create new services Two key executives at banking giant NatWest explain how the firm tests and launches innovative services that meet fast-changing customer expectations....
16:17 2019-07-18

NSA improperly collected US phone call data after saying problem was fixed The National Security Agency improperly collected phone call records of Americans last fall, months after a previous breach.       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

China accused of stealing Australian students’ data to blackmail them China has been accused of stealing the personal data of 200,000 university students and staff in Australia to blackmail them into becoming spies. Senior intelligence officials strongly suspect China o...
22:00 2019-06-07

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in ...
05:51 2019-07-20

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state businesses take no more than 30 days to investigate a suspected breach and noti...
12:00 2019-05-22

Vodafone Rs. 139 Prepaid Recharge Revised, Data Benefit Reduced to 3GB Vodafone has revised its newly launched Rs. 139 prepaid plan to offer 3GB of 4G/3G data, unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls, and 300 SMSes for a validity of 28 days....
10:51 2019-07-08

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower ahead of U.S. jobs data Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of the release of a crucial U.S. jobs report, which could offer some guidance on the U.S. Federal Reserve's inter...
14:34 2019-07-05

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
11:51 2019-07-20

CBOE Holdings to Acquire Data and Analytics Platforms of Livevol, Inc. CHICAGO, IL -- June 2, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the market data services and trading analytics platforms of...
12:34 2019-05-22

Canadian economy up a measly 0.4% in Q1, but March data show promise The last three months of 2018 and first three months of 2019 were the weakest six-month stretch since 2015. But economists see signs of a pick-up in March....
15:34 2019-05-31

Amazon Go uses synthetic data to train cashierless store algorithms Amazon shared new details about how it created Go, including the use of synthetic data to generate data to train its AI that powers cashierless stores.Read More...
07:51 2019-06-06

Hundreds of violent criminals have been released under First Step Act, data show Hundreds of violent criminals have been released under the First Step Act, President Trump's signature bipartisan criminal justice reform package, according to data from an administration official pro...
04:51 2019-07-23

U.S. finds American guilty in Singapore HIV data leak case A U.S. citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a U.S. court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore gov...
08:17 2019-06-06

Michigan, Texas would be most affected by Mexico tariffs, data shows President Trump's tariffs on Mexican products, slated to be implemented on Monday, would impact automotive imports valued at nearly $80 billion, according to an analysis of 2018 government data releas...
19:17 2019-06-07

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimu...
12:34 2019-05-31

Aera raises $80 million to extract and augment enterprise data San Francisco-based Aera (formerly FusionOps) has raised $80 million to develop data processing and augmentation products powered by machine learning.Read More...
20:34 2019-06-27

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at...
18:00 2019-07-15

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agen...
21:17 2019-06-06

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
21:34 2019-06-06

Funds Transfer To Over 1.5 Lakh UP Farmers Stalled Due To Data Mismatch Transfer of funds under the PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana to more than 1.5 lakh farmers was stalled after problems arose in the data base of the Uttar Pradesh government....
21:00 2019-05-30

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the ...
20:17 2019-05-30

Chainlink launches Mainnet to get data in and out of Ethereum smart contracts Smart contracts promise to take execution of processes and agreements to the Ethereum global computer. There's just one problem: Smart contracts can't talk to the rest of the world. Chainlink wants to...
23:34 2019-05-30

Google to acquire big data analytics company Looker for $2.6 billion Google has announced plans to acquire big data analytics platform Looker in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction, as it looks to gain ground on Amazon.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy...
07:34 2019-07-15

Grab a free speaker with BT's 12GB data SIM only deal for effectively £9.50/pm BT loves to give away an impressive freebie - a quick look at any BT broadband deals will show you that. But something we're less accustomed to is the company going big on its SIM only deals. And...
01:51 2019-07-07

PRECIOUS-Gold trades steady ahead of China GDP data Gold prices held steady in early Asian trade on Monday, as market participants awaited key economic data from China for cues about the health of the world's second-largest economy....
04:00 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc said on Thursday it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on about 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to...
21:17 2019-06-06

Scientists store data inside molecules that drive your metabolism Never mind using DNA to store data -- there may be a simpler way to store info. Brown University scientists have shown that it's possible to store data in solutions of artificial metabolic molec...
03:17 2019-07-08

Best USB flash drives of 2019: Memory sticks for all your data storage needs Buying the best USB flash drives for your needs is a necessary purchase, no matter how you're using your gear, and we're here to help. In this list for the best options, we look at USB flash...
03:00 2019-07-06

American businesses ignoring the effects of data hacks: studies Many American business big shots are clueless. They don’t understand how customers and employees now view data breaches. That is the conclusion reached by several studies, including one from Shred-it,...
07:34 2019-07-07

US Treasurys edge lower as investors await jobs data U.S. government debt prices edged higher Friday morning as investors await nonfarm payroll data, while trade talks continue between the U.S. and Mexico....
12:51 2019-06-07

Chinese data supports stocks as U.S. earnings season picks up A gauge of global stocks advanced on Monday as economic data from China came in as expected, although stocks on Wall Street were little changed as financials showed some weakness in the wake of Citigr...
18:00 2019-07-15

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agen...
19:17 2019-06-06

Judge orders Facebook to turn over records on data privacy DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is ordering Facebook to turn over internal records regarding data privacy and access to user data. Thursday’s ruling involves an investor lawsuit seeking comp...
01:17 2019-05-31

California leads nation -- by far -- in naturalized citizens, data show If you’re a naturalized citizen in the United States – a person born elsewhere who has become a legal U.S. citizen – there’s a good chance you live in California, government statistics show....
11:34 2019-07-20

European shares boosted by rate-cut hopes before U.S. jobs data European stocks gained ground on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting indexes on track for their best week in two mo...
11:34 2019-06-07

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended June 3 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended June 3. Volumes are in thousands o...
09:51 2019-06-07

Asian shares pull ahead after encouraging Chinese data Asian shares advanced on Monday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after encouraging Chinese data suggested the world's second-biggest economy may be starting to stabilize thanks to ramped-up stim...
06:17 2019-07-15

LabCorp Expects Little Impact From Data Breach at Billing Vendor Laboratory Corp. of America has been scanning the dark web for any signs of its customers’ personal data since learning of a data breach at an outside bill-collection agency last week, but so far hasn...
01:17 2019-06-06

French drugmaker Sanofi, Google to use data tech for innovations French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future....
08:34 2019-06-18

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended July 8 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended July 8. Volumes are i...
12:01 2019-07-10

US Treasurys tick higher as investors await economic data U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, amid concerns an ongoing trade dispute between the world's two largest economies could be extended and more economically damaging....
13:34 2019-06-04

Court Tells Facebook to Open Its Records on Data Privacy A Delaware court has ordered Facebook to hand over records to shareholders investigating the data privacy breach that fed information to now-defunct data miner Cambridge Analytica....
07:51 2019-06-03

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals -Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
07:51 2019-07-10

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
07:34 2019-07-10

Vodafone's New Rs. 299 Prepaid Plan Offers Unlimited Calling, 3GB Data Vodafone has launched a new prepaid recharge priced at Rs. 299, which offers unlimited local and STD calling and 3GB of data with a validity of 70 days....
15:34 2019-06-04

Hamilton British GP fastest lap "made data look silly" - Wolff Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton made "all the data look a little bit silly" when he took the fastest lap in the British Grand Prix...
16:00 2019-07-17

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand, but had not divulge...
16:51 2019-06-04

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S...
20:51 2019-06-17

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulato...
16:51 2019-06-04

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about it...
14:38 2019-05-21

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own busi...
18:34 2019-07-19

Genius accuses Google of copying its lyrics data (updated) Have you found yourself using Google's lyrics results more than visiting individual lyrics sites? You're not alone -- and Genius thinks underhanded tactics are involved. The company has accu...
08:51 2019-06-17

Budget Data 100% Above Board, Every Number Authentic: Nirmala Sitharaman Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers...
04:34 2019-07-11

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling ...
22:34 2019-07-10

A Woman Is Killed By A Partner Or Ex Every 3 Days In France, Data Shows A total of 121 women were killed by their partner or former partner in France last year, equating to one death every three days, government figures showed on Wednesday....
21:34 2019-07-10

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and ...
21:34 2019-07-10

Equifax Is Said to Be Close to Reaching Deal in Huge ’17 Data Breach The agreement, which calls for the company to pay around $650 million, is meant to resolve federal and state inquiries and consumer claims over the exposure of data of at least 145 million people....
03:17 2019-07-23

Novartis CEO sees China M&A hampered by data, regulatory standards Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said takeover targets in China for global pharmaceuticals companies are scarce due to little drug discovery by local firms, worries over data quality and regula...
17:34 2019-05-23

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
23:17 2019-06-03

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping sites were accessed by hackers from April 23...
14:51 2019-05-21

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
18:17 2019-07-10

Marriott faces £99m fine over massive customer data breach The Marriott International hotel chain is facing a £99m fine relating to a data breach that is believed to have affected around 339 million customers globally....
22:34 2019-07-09

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its S...
18:51 2019-07-09

Trump Finds Another Sinister Way to Capture the Country's Citizenship Data A visibly annoyed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he would not pursue adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census and had instead issued an executive order to obtain an accurat...
06:00 2019-07-12

Internet Providers in Maine Will Soon Have To Get Consent Before Selling Customer Data Internet service providers gobble up a disconcerting amount of information about you—your browsing history, your geolocation information, your financial information, and a lot (a lot) more. There have...
23:17 2019-05-31

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
23:00 2019-05-31

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records Facebook will have to hand over emails and records related to how it handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In September, shareholders sued the company in order to obtain information pertaining to t...
22:17 2019-05-31

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tel...
18:34 2019-06-27

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty to date under new, tougher regulations and one that ...
00:00 2019-07-09

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the Britis...
21:51 2019-05-31

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—alleging it failed to protect passenger data after a h...
12:34 2019-07-09

Pompeo tells Germany: Use Huawei and lose access to our data The United States raised the pressure on Western allies in a war of attrition over next-generation networks on Friday, saying countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure...
21:00 2019-05-31

Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though, you don't have to think much about it. Micr...
20:17 2019-06-05

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:17 2019-07-20

ACLU: Police must get warrants to obtain personal data from cars You might not think of your car as a treasure trove of personal data, but it frequently is -- performance data, phone contacts and location info may be sitting under the hood. And the American Civil L...
07:51 2019-06-18

Three has regained its place at the front of the field for bargain big data SIM only deals You've just invested in a brand new SIM-free phone, or maybe your contract has ended but you've formed a sentimental attachment to the phone you've been lugging around for the past two ...
00:17 2019-06-01

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decad...
01:00 2019-07-20

Investors turn net short on U.S. bonds after jobs data - survey Bond investors were the most bearish on U.S. longer-dated government debt in nearly three months as a solid June payrolls report pared bets on a deep rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month...
16:51 2019-07-09

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's block...
15:34 2019-06-01

Asian shares dart between gains and losses before key China data Asian shares veered between small losses and gains on Friday as investors awaited key China trade and lending data, and as worries over Sino-U.S. trade tensions countered optimism rooted in expectatio...
06:51 2019-07-12

Protecting children from voice assistants' data collection zeal A report by German parliamentary researchers has said that Amazon's voice assistant Alexa also collects data from children and clueless visitors. That needs to change, they say, but the "how to" remai...
14:17 2019-07-09

US Judge Demands Facebook Hand Over Records on Data Privacy A US judge ordered Facebook to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British......
07:00 2019-06-01

Asian shares veer between gains and losses before key China data Asian shares shuttled between small losses and gains on Friday as investors awaited China trade, lending and growth data, and as worries over Sino-U.S. trade tensions deflated optimism rooted in expec...
09:01 2019-07-12

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing ...
18:00 2019-06-16

Latest data shows steep rises in CO2 for seventh year Readings from Hawaii observatory bring threshold of 450ppm closer sooner than had been anticipatedThe concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has increased by the second highest annual rise ...
00:17 2019-06-05

LabCorp data breach exposes information of 7.7 million consumers A day after Quest Diagnostics announced 12 million patients were affected by a data breach, LabCorp says its patients' data was also compromised.        ...
03:34 2019-06-05

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal w...
07:51 2019-06-05

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the wor...
22:00 2019-06-05

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despite the scepticism, businesses are undoubtedly using ...
11:17 2019-05-30

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the story and appears in the film, looks at the fallou...
06:00 2019-07-21

Hackers are stealing personal medical data to impersonate your doctor When it comes to health, prevention is the best cure. Now it’s becoming apparent it is time to extend this philosohphy to medical data as well. While personally identifiable information — full names, ...
15:34 2019-06-11

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and br...
21:34 2019-05-21

Ford files found online in cloud data exposure Data custodian Attunity did not secure internal files of clients, including Ford. However, the automaker says it doesn't believe there's an issue. There's no evidence bad actors took advantage of the ...
02:51 2019-06-28

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of ...
21:00 2019-06-11

Oil prices gain, U.S. crude trails Brent after inventory data Oil prices rose on Wednesday after steep falls in the previous session, although U.S. crude trailed gains for international benchmark Brent following data showing U.S. crude inventories fell less than...
10:00 2019-07-17

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
08:00 2019-07-18

Equifax to pay $700m over breach that exposed data of 150m people Credit agency exposed social security numbers and other dataSettlement to provide up to $425m in relief to consumersEquifax will pay up to $700m to settle with the US and states over a 2017 data breac...
18:34 2019-07-22

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party se...
02:17 2019-06-14

Census Bureau data shows US median age has risen by a year ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — America is aging. Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday showed the median age in the U.S. increased by a year to 38.2 years from 2010 to 2018. If there’s someo...
07:17 2019-06-20

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data - source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:51 2019-07-17

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he show...
22:34 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s ce...
08:34 2019-05-29

U.S. retail sales rise solidly in May; April data revised up U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second...
15:51 2019-06-14