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Net Neutrality; What Does It Really Mean For The Future Of The Internet?
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Net Neutrality discusses the openness of the internet; the fact that all internet access should be equal, neutral irrespective of service. All data should be equally accessible across users, speeds remain unregulated and throttled, and among other things, all services be equally accessible across and within networks. This, however, is

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Researchers May Have Cracked A Fact-Checking Algorithm To Control Misinformation Online
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A research paper published by a team of computer scientists based at Indiana University and Portugal’s Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia have shed light on the possibility of “Computational fact checking from knowledge networks” to tackle issue of checking the growing volumes of data that is trafficked online. The paper explains

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Is Facial Analysis Really The Best Form Of Sports Analytics For The Nba Draft?
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Advanced data analytics has been used across the whole sporting spectrum to improve scouting, coaching and fan engagement. Baseball, football, and even ice hockey teams have got in on the act. The NBA themselves are no strangers to data analytics– but the latest tech in basketball talent scouting is a bit

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Data Collated From Us Community Survey Reveals Poorest Counties Within States
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24/7 Wall St. has released a list of the poorest counties in each state of the US, gleaning data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Data from the following resources were evaluated to come up with the results: Five-year estimated median annual household incomes from 2009 through 2013 from

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Obama Sets Personal Data Notification And Protection Act In Motion
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In the aftermath of the various data breaches that occurred in 2014 across enterprises, retailers and government organisations, including the much speculated hack in November of Sony Pictures, U.S. President Barack Obama called for stringent data laws to protect citizen privacy and data, while speaking at Pellissippi State College in

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Us Senators Awaken Public Interest In Patient Data Sharing
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Two US Senators from the Senate Finance Committee, Republican Chuck Grassley and Democrat Ron Wyden, have been advocating the need to make Medicare data available to the public to make Medicare claims data fully transparent while remaining secure. In a bid to involve masses in the exploration towards making healthcare

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