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Easily obtained subpoenas turn your personal information against you | The Center for Investigative Reporting

Easily obtained subpoenas turn your personal information against you | The Center for Investigative Reporting | All About DATA | Scoop.it
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Barclays to sell customer data

Barclays to sell customer data | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Bank tells 13 million customers it is to start selling information on their spending habits to other companies
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Three reasons why Big Data is a big load of baloney

Three reasons why Big Data is a big load of baloney | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Over the last couple of years, Big Data has been unavoidable. It’s not just big, it’s massive. If you throw a stone down the streets of London or New York, you’ve got as much a chance of hitting a big data guru as you do a social media guru.
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ESI Media hires Beta for data strategy project | Advertising news | Campaign

ESI Media hires Beta for data strategy project | Advertising news | Campaign | All About DATA | Scoop.it
ESI Media hires Beta for data strategy project. Campaign, first for advertising & creative news
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Five ways marketing directors can use Big Data

Five ways marketing directors can use Big Data | All About DATA | Scoop.it
According to The Aberdeen Group, 2012 was when we really started living in the ‘Big Data’ world. It was one of the hottest technology terms bandied around last year.
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Robert McNamara and the Dangers of Big Data at Ford and in the Vietnam War | MIT Technology Review

Robert McNamara and the Dangers of Big Data at Ford and in the Vietnam War | MIT Technology Review | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Robert McNamara epitomizes the hyper-rational executive led astray by numbers.
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Barclays to sell on data from savers and track mobile phones - Telegraph

Barclays to sell on data from savers and track mobile phones - Telegraph | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Barclays Bank is to start selling data on its millions of current and savings account customers to other companies for the first time.
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Companies scramble for consumer data - FT.com

Companies scramble for consumer data - FT.com | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Corporate competition to accumulate information about consumers is intensifying even as concerns about government surveillance grow, pushing down the market price for intimate personal details to fractions of a cent.
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Man Sells Personal Information On Kickstarter

Man Sells Personal Information On Kickstarter | All About DATA | Scoop.it
There has been some pretty zany projects in the past that we have seen on Kickstarter, and all of them are vying for the attention (and of course, money) of the masses in order to make the project a reality [...]...
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The tech brain behind Obama's 2012 win

The tech brain behind Obama's 2012 win | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman meets Harper Reed, the Chief Technology Officer for President Obama's 2012 re-election team.
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Americans Say They Want Privacy, but Act as if They Don’t

Americans Say They Want Privacy, but Act as if They Don’t | All About DATA | Scoop.it
People are doubtful about the safety of their personal information online or on cellphones. Yet it does not necessarily change their behavior, according to a new poll.
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VW boss issues big data warning - DecisionMarketing

VW boss issues big data warning - DecisionMarketing | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Car manufacturers have been warned to tread carefully with the vast amounts of data they now gathering through their vehicles or risk alienating customers..
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Brands able to target people online based on offline purchasing behaviour due to Exponential and I-Behavior partnership | Econsultancy

Brands able to target people online based on offline purchasing behaviour due to Exponential and I-Behavior partnership | Econsultancy | All About DATA | Scoop.it

UK brand advertisers will be able to target consumers online based on their high-street purchasing behaviour due to a partnership between Exponential Interactive, a provider of digital advertising intelligence, and I-Behavior, the premier provider of database marketing and behavioural targeting services.

 
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Facebook is telling TV networks how many people chat about their shows

Facebook is telling TV networks how many people chat about their shows | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Facebook is trying to prove to major television networks that it's home to the best viewership data around — or at the very least, viewership data that's better than Twitter's. According to The...
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Bright Raises $14M To Take On LinkedIn With A Data-Centric Recruiting Approach | TechCrunch

Bright Raises $14M To Take On LinkedIn With A Data-Centric Recruiting Approach | TechCrunch | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Bright, a startup that is betting that data science and machine learning algorithms will be central to hiring and finding jobs, is announcing $14 million in Series B funding from Toba Capital and Passport Capital.
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It's right to worry about security, but sometimes data trawls can be useful

It's right to worry about security, but sometimes data trawls can be useful | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Polly Toynbee: For once the government has got something right – the NHS's electronic surveys could be more effective than randomised control trials
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To reap the benefits of big data, marketers must learn to join the dots

To reap the benefits of big data, marketers must learn to join the dots | All About DATA | Scoop.it
The recent IPA report – ‘The Big Opportunity: Audience Research Meets Big Data’ – is all about the possibilities big data represents....
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McLaren boss: we're already predicting the future with analytics (Wired UK)

McLaren boss: we're already predicting the future with analytics (Wired UK) | All About DATA | Scoop.it
The Formula One group is monetising processing power it says is so rapid and complex it can predict the future, by partnering with industry
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How Aziz Ansari Tests Jokes With Analytics

How Aziz Ansari Tests Jokes With Analytics | All About DATA | Scoop.it
The popular comedian is using the web to collect data on audiences so he can test jokes to them. Whats to stop him from knowing exactly what his...
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Audi sales boss calls for global car-to-car data standard

Audi sales boss calls for global car-to-car data standard | All About DATA | Scoop.it
Audi sales boss Luca de Meo wants the European auto industry to lead the way when it comes to creating a common global standard for car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure data communication.
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Big Data is bovine excrement says Obama's Big Data man [printer-friendly] • The Register

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