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Amnesty backs Detekt tool to scan for state spyware on computers

Human rights experts and technology groups have launched a new tool allowing members of the public to scan their computers for surveillance spyware used by governments.<p>Amnesty says Detekt is the first tool freely available that will allow activists and journalists to find out if their PCs are being …

The state of big data in 2014 (chart)

It’s been almost two years since I took a first stab at charting the booming big data ecosystem, and it’s been a period of incredible activity in the space. An updated chart was long overdue, and here it is (click the full-screen option to enlarge):<p><i>Editor’s note: VentureBeat has cherry-picked the</i> …

2014 Big Data 100: Business Analytics

<b>Datameer</b><p><b>Top Executive:</b> CEO Stefan Groschupf<p>Founded in 2009 by some of the original contributors to Apache Hadoop, Datameer develops software that …

Big Data

Yahoo Buys Upstart Snapchat Rival Blink

Yahoo is buying its way into the discrete messaging craze with another acquisition. An app called Blink is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s latest takeover …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing