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Disruptive Technologies Highlight the Importance of New Data Roles in Companies
Big Data

Disruptive Technologies Highlight the Importance of New Data Roles in Companies

New job titles accompany companies' forays into the information-dense marketing universe.
Joe Davis
Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans
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Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans

It is reportedly using using fake communications towers on airplanes to collect data from thousands of mobile devices.
U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection
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U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection

The commission is seeking assurances from Apple that it will prevent people's private health data from being used without their consent.
Facebook Updates Its Privacy Policy, But Does That Mean Anything?
Privacy Policies

Facebook Updates Its Privacy Policy, But Does That Mean Anything?

Americans overwhelmingly say that they don't feel in-control of how their personal data is collected online, and Facebook's new privacy policy will likely do little to change the sentiment.
Laura Entis
The Road Warrior's Weapon of Choice: The Tablet Computer
Business Travel

The Road Warrior's Weapon of Choice: The Tablet Computer

The laptop's reign as the de facto mobile business tool is over. Transform your device into a lean, mean business machine.
Philip Damiano
When It Comes to Privacy, People Fear Facebook Most
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When It Comes to Privacy, People Fear Facebook Most

The big social network also has the unfortunate distinction of being the company viewed as most likely to have a corporate scandal.
Ari Levy
This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity
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This Company Wants to End Web Anonymity

A customer identity management company wants to I.D. you, and has raised an additional $35 million to do it.
Robert Hackett
What Monsters Are Lurking in Your Team's Inboxes?
Email

What Monsters Are Lurking in Your Team's Inboxes?

Companies need not search through scary amounts of emails and attachments to find a valuable client communication.
Geoff Mcqueen
From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid
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From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid

If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Jason Fell
From a Legal Standpoint, Should You Go With Google Docs or Office Online?
Legal Center

From a Legal Standpoint, Should You Go With Google Docs or Office Online?

Forget the features list and ease of use. There are some serious implications to consider with the companies privacy policies.
Sarah Austin
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'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn't horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Anonymous Social Interaction
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Facebook Reportedly Developing App for Anonymous Social Interaction

The move marks an about-face from the company's founding mission, which sought to establish a digital network of actual identities.
Geoff Weiss
Local Businesses: Facebook Now Offers Stalkerish Ads That Target Nearby Customers
Facebook

Local Businesses: Facebook Now Offers Stalkerish Ads That Target Nearby Customers

Oh, the places Facebook knows your customers go! And live.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Enforcing Your 'Right to Be Forgotten' May Get You Remembered
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Enforcing Your 'Right to Be Forgotten' May Get You Remembered

An article on Google's removals of links to Times articles puts privacy seekers back in the spotlight.
Roger Parloff