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Taking control of your personal data

Jun 8, 2012
Your personal data gets mined every time you do a Google search or browse Amazon. But now, some start-ups are trying to let consumers take control of their data -- and get something in return.
Posted In: consumer data, data

Visa cardholders hit by data breach, blackout

Apr 2, 2012
Visa has dropped card processor Global Payments after a big data breach on Friday. It compromised the credit card information of more than a million cardholders.
Posted In: visa, data, computer security

AT&T plans to slow down data usage

Mar 2, 2012
It's the end of the line for truly unlimited data on your AT&T phone -- even for the folks who were grandfathered in.
Posted In: ATT, mobile, data

AT&T sets new limit on 'unlimited' data plans

Mar 2, 2012
Company "throttles" or slows down data for users who hit the limit. To get back up to speed, they'll have to pay for more data.
Posted In: AT&T, data, throttle

Apple to build new data center in Oregon

Feb 22, 2012
Apple is buying 160 acres to build a new data center. Amazon, Google and Facebook already own land in the state for their own server farms.
Posted In: apple, data

Siri makes you a total data hog

Jan 6, 2012
This is why we can’t have nice things
Posted In: iphone 4S, data, wireless, this is why we can't have nice things

Big Verizon data outage

Dec 21, 2011
Can you NOT hear me now?
Posted In: Verizon, data

Big Brother from big data?

Oct 11, 2011
In other privacy news, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity announced it will begin a three-year study, trying to harness "big data...
Posted In: big brother, data, privacy, Tech Report

Obama's data management could keep him in the White House

Oct 11, 2011
CNN ran a story by Micah Sifry, co-founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, about the Obama campaign's data crunching strategy. Sifry says Obama's...
Posted In: data, elections, Tech Report, white house

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