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It has come to light that Google will change its privacy policy following a settlement with the UK data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office. Disucssing the incident, BBC news stated the ICO termed Google’s 2012 70-policy overhaul as “too vague when describing how it uses personal data gathered from its

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Democrata, a U.K. based Data-as-a-service provider is reducing the risk of builders stumbling upon archaeological sites or artefacts during construction by tapping into and analysing data collected by public sector information bodies. “It’s an expensive problem to have once you’ve started digging,” Geoff Roberts, CEO of Democrata, told New Scientist. “We

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EMC has revealed the elimination of an undisclosed number of jobs to take charges worth $150 million on the restructuring. The news came last Thursday as the company forecast 2015 profit trailed analysts’ estimates. The giant “expects to end 2015 with more employees than at the beginning,” it told SDxCentral

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Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd (“Antuit”), a global, Big Data solutions company headquartered in Singapore, announced today it has secured an investment of up to $56 million led by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), a leading global investment bank, and Zodius Capital (“Zodius’), an original founding investor. The funding will support further

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MagicLeap beguiled and amused us all last week with their inventive patents for their augmented reality headset. But they’re far from the only players in the Augmented Reality game, as Meta have proven this week. They just scooped up $23 million to power the development of their device. They intend

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IBM has revealed plans for a cloud-centric data protection technology dubbed Identity Mixer. The tool will allow consumers to exercise more control over the information that they choose to share online, including date of birth, home address and credit card numbers. “Identity Mixer enables users to choose precisely which data

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Biogen Idec, the biotechnology company specializing in treatments of of neurodegenerative, hematologic and autoimmune diseases has formed an alliance with Google’s stealthy advanced research arm Google X in order to study the ‘environmental and biological contributors’ to the spread of multiple sclerosis. The collaboration intends to tap latest tech utilizing

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Netflix’s growth over the last seven years has led to the provider of on-demand Internet streaming media, utilize ‘robust and scalable architecture’ in order to manage and process user viewing data. Following an announcement earlier this week that they’re open sourcing their data-analysis-on-Hadoop tools, Netflix have now revealed the need for

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The aftermath of the Paris attacks has triggered the possible onset of a European Commission strategy to collect, store and share passenger data flying through, and in and out of Europe, as a move to confront and check acts of terror. However, talks of deployment of such a plan are

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Onyx Beacon, a provider of Apple’s iBeacon compatible technology has rolled out a business centric offering that can be deployed at scale, thus requiring better management and security features. Onyx Beacon claims to have received great feedback from mobile developers about their initial beacon offering which has led to the next

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