Sep 17, 2014 Millions of pieces of data are being collected on students everyday. How safe is it?
Jul 9, 2014 Why "Big Data" may help hospitals deliver better care outcomes.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 9, 2013 Reporter Stacey Vanek Smith delves into the world of data mining and comes face to face with her data profile.
Sep 3, 2013 British Airways lost his luggage; he took to Twitter to vent about it. And then targeted tweets to British Airways' thousands of followers.
Jul 24, 2013 The House of Representatives votes on an amendment to take away money from the NSA today. It's part of the $500 billion defense spending bill and it's got the tech industry up in arms.
Jun 7, 2013 Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Jun 6, 2013 The NSA order for Verizon's customer data highlights how much the private sector knows about their customers, and the restrictions on how they use it.
Jun 6, 2013 Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Jun 3, 2013 For two days, nearly 2,000 data geeks, entrepreneurs, federal bureaucrats and medical folks will descend on Washington, D.C., hoping to help solve the nation’s health care crisis through algorithms and spreadsheets.