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Privacy group, Center for Digital Democracy, has filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, naming thirty U.S. data brokers and data management firms as violators of the  EU Safe Harbor framework –  a set of standards for protecting the privacy of EU residents. “All of the companies, we

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Yahoo launched Yahoo Stores, the new redux ecommerce platform that is “completely reimagined, next-generation version” of the original with new additional features, and intends to help start, build and grow enterprises online. Yahoo Stores lets the user start accepting orders “in less than a couple of minutes”, instead of having

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Bayes Impact, a non-profit organisation that helps students use big data for social good, is launching Bayes Impact University Programme at five universities this fall. As VentureBeat report, the programme is aimed at master’s students wanting to use their skills in computer science, statistics and data science to solve “real

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Parkinson’s is neurodegenerative brain disease that affects almost 5 million people worldwide, and is second only to Alzheimer’s in global prevalence. Researchers have studied the causes, analysed the symptoms and have refined advanced genomics and proteomics techniques to create increasingly sophisticated cellular profiles of Parkinson’s disease pathology — all to

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Qlik, a leader in data discovery, today announced that National Express Coach is using the QlikView Business Discovery platform to gain better insight into customer feedback and improve fleet performance. National Express Coach is the UK’s largest coach operator, delivering 18 million journeys on its services every year, priding itself on

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Advanced analytics provider, Fractal Analytics, has formed a global strategic alliance with Loyalty Management giant, Aimia. As a result Aimia will invest an undisclosed sum for a single-digit stake in the firm as part of a strategic deal, thus increasing Aimia’s analytics capabilities, extending its customer insights to deliver a

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has made swift changes to its MIUI Cloud Messaging service to halt the security worries caused after privacy concerns were raised over the amount of device and user details being sent to and stored on the company’s servers. It was eventually discovered that the telco name,

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EU researchers are developing an interactive tool which presents data the way a user would prefer and, in order to inhibit brain overload, it changes the presentation continually. Jonathan Freeman, Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London and coordinator of CEEDs, explains: “The system acknowledges when participants are getting

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General Electric has disclosed the setting up of a data lake software approach to make gathering and analysis of Big Data more productive for large enterprises. A data lake is a large object-based storage repository that holds data in its native format until it is needed. Founded in partnership with

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British Prime Minister, David Cameron recently pledged a £300m government support for a big data human-genome mapping project in England. The four year project will see scientists decipher a 100,000 human genomes. Cameron disclosed a partnership between Genomics England, a Department of Health owned initiative and a San Diego based

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