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Data Science Research Gets $21M Stimulant With The Moore Foundation’s Grant To 14 Academics
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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected fourteen Moore Investigators who will receive $1.5 million each, over the next five years as part of the foundation’s Data-Driven Discovery initiative. Part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program, the $60 million, five-year Data-Driven Discovery Initiative is one of

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Survey In Europe Highlights Gaping Hole In Knowledge Of Organizations' Security And Encryption Policies Among Professionals
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A recent study carried out by Vanson Bourne for online security outfit Sophos looked into end-users behaviour towards security and data protection ahead of the proposed EU reforms in the data protection legislation. It has revealed an alarming number of professionals who are unsure of their organisations’ data protection regulations

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Gooddata'S Bi Platform Rakes In $25.7M In Series E With Intel To Market Product And Expand
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GoodData, a Cloud based Business Intelligence startup, has landed $25.7 million in Series E funding on Thursday led by Intel Capital and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS, Next World Capital, Windcrest, and Pharus Capital. The total funding received so far has now gone up to $101.2

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Malware Breach In 51 Ups Stores Exposes Customer Information
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Shipment and Logistics service provider UPS is the latest to have been affected by an online security breach. Chelsea Lee, a spokesperson for the UPS said on Wednesday that 51 of its stores in 24 different states throughout the US had been attacked by a malware, exposing information such as

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Europe V Facebook: Class Action Against Facebook Gains 60K Strong Impetus
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The class action filed against the social networking site earlier this month, which could become Europe’s largest data privacy suit, has now gained more than 60,000 supporters. The lawsuit is filed by the group ‘Europe v Facebook’, which is headed by law student Max Schrems, and has 25,000 members. Each

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Fake Transactions Traced To Home Depot Breach Fall Heavy On Compromised Customers As Miscreants Drain Bank Accounts
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Following the breach at Home Depot payment card systems brought to light earlier this month, there are reports of fraudulent transactions across various financial institutions, that are draining money from customer accounts. According to unidentified sources familiar with the situation, fraudulent transactions are surfacing across the U.S. as stolen card

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Birst Analytics Now Available Out-Of-The-Box For All Netsuite Customers
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Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, is officially announcing the availability of Birst Express for NetSuite, a free analytics module that NetSuite administrators can use to achieve greater operational efficiency across their organization. Birst Express for NetSuite is part of the Birst analytics family, which includes Birst Discovery and

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German Privacy Regulator Slams Google For Building “Illegal”, “Nearly Comprehensive Personal Records”, With Its User Data
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A German Privacy regulator has shed light on the possibility that Google is in violation of the German Federal Telemedia Act and the Federal Data Protection Act. Collection of user data for later use is in direct violation of privacy according to the Hamburg Commissioner of Data Protection and Freedom

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With Latest $75M Funding Intended For Growth And Product Development, Credit Karma Now Valued At Over $1 Billion
Data ScienceFinanceNews

Credit Karma, a Web-based consumer finance and technology startup, procured $75 million in an add-on growth round of funding. Participation came from existing investors Google Capital, Tiger Global, Ribbit Capital and Susquehanna Growth Equity, bringing the total to $193.5 million in equity investments so far. Eight months after raising $85

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Marketing Intelligence Startup Radius Picks Up $54.7M In A Bid To Change Conventional Marketing
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It was announced earlier this week that Radius, a marketing intelligence platform, has secured $54.7 million in series C funding. The funding came from companies and individuals such as Founders Fund, Glynn Capital Management, John Mack formerly of Morgan Stanley, Charles Songhurst formerly of Microsoft, and actor and entrepreneur Jared

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