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Cloud Predictive Analytics Most Used To Gain Customer Insight

Using analytics to better understand customer satisfaction, profitability, retention and churn while increasing cross-sell and up-sell are the most dominant uses of cloud-based analytics today.<p>Jim Ericson and James Taylor presented the results of Decision Management Solutions’ cloud predictive …

Lightbeam for Firefox 1.2.0

<b>About this Add-on</b> Using interactive visualizations, Lightbeam enables you to see the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. As you …

Software

Obama to Berners-Lee, Snow to Domesday: a history of open data

The world wide web inventor and the US president are helping create a data revolution, but are also part of a long tradition<p>The open data movement has reached a new and significant milestone this month. It arguably began 24 years ago when Cern scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee first invented the world …

Demystifying Hadoop for Data Architects, DBAs, Devs and BI Teams

<b>Introduction</b>I started doing Demystifying series on subjects such as database technologies, infrastructure and Java since back in the Oracle 8.0 days. …

Some Florida Police Are Using Data To Predict Crime

Well, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department isn’t using an oracle yet, but it is getting one step closer to <i>Minority Report</i>-style crime predicting. The department has become the latest agency to use big data analytics and data mining to prevent crime by staying one step ahead of criminals. According …

Five LinkedIn Strategies You Haven't Thought Of Before

Last week a client asked if I could stay for a bit after our weekly meeting so he could thank me, not for a PR project, but to show me how he’d used a tactic I’d shown him on LinkedIn to put himself well on the track of securing a much more aggressive marketing budget next year. Wow!<p>First, a little …

The Battle for Power on the Internet

We're in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace. On one side are the traditional, organized, institutional powers such as governments …

Internet Archive releases a treasure trove of NSA TV clips

Move over, Netflix and Hulu. The Internet Archive now lets you sift through the real must-see TV: more than 700 news clips about the National …

Android, iPhone and BlackBerry all fall prey to NSA, report says

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/privacy-scandal-nsa-can-spy-on-smart-phone-data-a-920971.html<p>Germany’s <i>Der Spiegel</i> …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama<p>• Read the Verizon court order in full here • Obama administration justifies surveillance<p>The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of …

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian.<p>The NSA access is part of a previously undisclosed program called Prism, which allows officials to collect …

Revelations | Courage Snowden

Documents revealed by Edward Snowden and pertaining to the National Security Agency (NSA), US surveillance programs and US Intelligence Community …

Surveillance

Boundless Informant: NSA explainer – full document text | US news | theguardian.com

The NSA files | The Guardian

Exclusives<p>Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama administration<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert …

Surveillance

Based Tech Firms May Lose Big Due To PRISM

Cloud computing and storage is a multi-billion dollar business. Companies all over the world turn to Google, Microsoft and others to process and …

NSA Snoops on 500 Million German Data Connections

NSA spying is targeting Germany more intensely than previously believed. Secret documents viewed by SPIEGEL reveal that the American intelligence …

Surveillance

U.S. Official Blames Shutdown for Failure to Explain NSA Spying

Ever since the first disclosures of global surveillance by the National Security Agency this past June, the Obama administration has maintained a …

Intel Vets: Of Course Obama Knew About NSA Spying

Everyone from the president to the lawmakers who are supposed to oversee the National Security Agency claim they had no idea it was spying on the …

NSA chief defends its spying programs

The agency has been in the spotlight over accusations that it monitored the phone calls of leaders who are U.S. allies.<p>WASHINGTON — Army Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, defended his agency, saying what his staff does "is bring back more U.S. soldiers, airmen and …

Eugene Robinson: The out-of-control NSA

Let’s get this straight: The National Security Agency (NSA) snooped on the cellphone conversations of German Chancellor Angela Merkel? Perhaps for as long as a decade? And President Obama didn’t know a thing about it?<p>Either somebody’s lying or Obama needs to acknowledge that the NSA, in its quest …

The NSA tracks Spain’s phone calls too

In what’s beginning to seem like an inevitable step in an endless pattern, classified documents released Sunday show that the United States’ National …

End Hypocrisy with Leaks

25 October 2013<p><b>End Hypocrisy with Leaks</b><p>Foreign Affairs, November-December 2013<p><b>The End of Hypocrisy</b><p>American Foreign Policy in the Age of Leaks<p>By Henry …

NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans' data with Israel

The National Security Agency routinely shares raw intelligence data with Israel without first sifting it to remove information about US citizens, a top-secret document provided to the Guardian by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals.<p>Details of the intelligence-sharing agreement are laid out in a …

Spain colluded in NSA spying on its citizens, Spanish newspaper reports

El Mundo says it has document detailing collaboration between US intelligence agency and foreign countries<p>The widespread surveillance of Spanish citizens by the US National Security Agency, which caused outrage when it was reported this week, was the product of a collaboration with Spain's …

Amazon will test 2 new dramas, by X-Files screenwriter Chris Carter and author Michael Connelly

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Amazon (s AMZN) Studios is considering its first hour-long original dramas, and has greenlighted two pilots for testing by …

A primer for the next-gen online transition

When Sony and Microsoft launch brand new consoles next month, they'll also launch with next-generation networks built on the foundation of current-gen online services.<p>Fortunately for current-gen console owners looking to transition to the next-generation, both Microsoft and Sony appear to be making …

EA Sports, Tiger Woods part ways

One of Tiger Woods' longest business relationships has come to an end.<p>Electronic Arts announced Monday that it would be ending its 15-year …

Golf

Jones: Deion could stop Megatron

The Dallas Cowboys clearly do not have a cornerback on their roster capable of covering Calvin Johnson, but owner/general manager Jerry Jones thinks …

NFL

Record prices for Game 6 tickets

The opportunity to see the Boston Red Sox win a World Series at home for the first time in a lifetime has turned Game 6 at Fenway Park into the most …