Alan Piesse

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What Data-Driven Soccer Could Look Like During the Next World Cup

Imagine what soccer could look if Silicon Valley gets its big data hands on the beautiful game.<p>Cape Town stadium, 2010 World Cup. Image: warrenski/Flickr<p>The world of sport is already incredibly data-driven. In anticipation of the NFL draft, teams will pour over health data to gauge risks in player …

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Here's A Great Explanation Of The 'Big Data' Phenom In 8 Words

Pivotal offers enterprise cloud computing services. But it isn't focused on hosting their apps, like the cloud services from Amazon, IBM or Microsoft. It wants to help them write new and unique apps that could never have been written before. It has two divisions, one that sells app development …

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How The Cloud And Big Data Are Changing Small Business

Big data and the cloud have a profound impact on business operations in almost any industry today, allowing companies of all sizes to more effectively serve customers, perform risk-analyses and create new revenue streams.<p>In its recent CEO Survey and Technology Forecast, PricewaterhouseCoopers …

What Is WhatsApp? An Explainer

Everything you wanted to know about the $19 billion app.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links …

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Samsung Galaxy S5: 7 Things We Want

We've narrowed down our wish list for Samsung's next flagship phone.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

Study Says Rich, White Parents Are Less Concerned About Online Safety

How concerned are you about your kids’ safety when it comes to the Internet? According to a collaborative study between Northwestern University and …

We Need to Know More About What Startups Do with Our Data

Earlier today we reported on an apparent security problem with trivia app QuizUp that saw users’ contact data sent in plain text. Developer Plain Vanilla blamed a fault with third-party software that has now apparently been fixed, but the episode highlighted an important issue – we don’t know …

Surveillance covers porn, too — leaks show NSA considered undermining “radicalizers”

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Pervasive online surveillance isn’t just for spotting threats to national security – it may also be a handy tool for using …

Analytics 3.0: Measurable Business Impact From Analytics & Big Data

Analytics has rapidly become a competitive differentiator and is now entering a new stage of maturity: Analytics 3.0.<p>Analytics 1.0 is marked by enterprises assembling business intelligence systems and expertise to drive reporting and descriptive analytics.<p>Analytics 2.0 involves the emergence of …

Paedophiles 'Using Skype to Live-Stream Child Sex Abuse'

Paedophiles are increasingly able to exploit online streaming services such as Skype to watch live footage of child sex abuse, protection officers …

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Beware Trading Privacy for Convenience

We pay for things with the swipe of a finger. We ask Siri how to get to a restaurant. Our friends can track exactly when we’ll show up. We can monitor our heart rates and calories burned — and compare our results with friends and strangers. We’re in the early days of a digital, mobile …

3 Mobile Phone Giants Want To Sell Customers' Data To Banks

A venture set up by Vodafone, O2 and EE will look to profit from the data they have collected from customers by placing advertisements on behalf of multi-national corporations such as carmakers and food and drink giants.<p>The three operators have pooled together data on an anonymised basis - such as …

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All major UK ISPs prepping network-level porn 'n' violence filters

<b>Analysis</b> TalkTalk - it would seem - has blazed an unlikely trail for Britain's big name ISPs by being the first telco to switch on network level …

shortly begin filtering content using DNS lookup» - what about ppl who use ...

Public<p><p>«shortly begin filtering content using DNS lookup» - what about ppl who use public/other DNS services; will they stop access to those?<br>/cc …

Ash D'Costa on Twitter: "Layered defenses largely fail to block exploits. I believe content filtering needs to become more intelligent. http://t.co/8NRQw5dTKi"

Windows Parental Controls | Internet Monitoring Software

Net Nanny® Internet Monitoring Software for Windows<p>By filtering out harmful content & other dangers of the internet, we give parents the power to …

4 reasons you need content filtering or accountability software

If you don’t use content filtering software, you are naive or foolish.<p>If you don’t use content filtering, you are either naive or a fool!<br>TWEET …

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