A personal shopper, via data and algorithms

Aug 27, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Katrina Lake, founder and CEO of Stitch Fix.

Target CEO steps down in security breach aftermath

May 5, 2014
Gregg Steinhafel resigns as company seeks to rebuild its reputation.

Data is the economy's new oil

May 1, 2013
Consumer data is becoming a commodity like oil and, like oil, it needs refineries so that companies can profit from it. Meet the data analytics industry.
A worker assembles a data center module container at the Rittal stand at the 2013 CeBIT technology trade fair the day before the fair opens to visitors on March 4, 2013 in Hanover, Germany.
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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.