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The Rise of Big Data Brings Tremendous Possibilities and Frightening Perils

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

There is no doubt that data analytics will one day help to improve health care and crime detection, design better products, and improve traffic patterns and agricultural yields. My concern is about how we will one day use all the data we are gathering -- and the skeletons it will uncover.

Connecting the Dots Between Drone Killings and Newly Exposed Government Surveillance

Peter Scheer | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics
Peter Scheer

First came news accounts of the government's use of armed drones in the targeted killing of suspected terrorists abroad. Then came the revelations about government surveillance programs tapping into data on phone calls, emails and more. These activities are, in fact, linked.

Timothy Stenovec

Google Doesn't Care If Its Music App Doesn't Kill Spotify | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology

On first inspection, Google All Access, the new streaming music service that Google announced on Wednesday, is merely a late arrival to an already cro...

Response to FairSearch's Remedy Proposals

David Balto | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology
David Balto

What data is FairSearch alluding to? Which competitors have a right to access? And how would we implement this access? Who makes these decisions?

Google: We Didn't Delete Street View Data Like We'd Promised

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2012 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Google Inc said on Friday it had not kept its promise to delete all the personal data, such as emails, its Street View cars collect...

Google To Build Huge New Data Warehouses

Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Google Inc said on Wednesday that it will begin building data centers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, which will be operatio...

Google To Hand Over Intercepted Data | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google will begin handing over to European regulators the rogue data it intercepted from private WiFi internet connections within the next two days, i...

Google Hit With Restraining Order Over Private Wifi Data | Nick Saint | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An Oregon judge has issued a restraining order forbidding Google from destroying data the company accidentally recorded from private wifi networks wit...

Google Balks At Turning Over Data To Regulators | KEVIN J. O'BRIEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it nee...

Google Stops Deleting Street View WiFi Data | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google halted the global deletion of collected private WiFi data on Friday following confusion over what it should do with the material....

Canada Questions Google's Data Collection

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Canada has launched a probe into Google Inc as legal problems escalate surrounding the search engine's disclosure that it collected private data while...

Google Public Data Explorer Lab Helps Explore, Visualize Data | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google looks to be following up the addition of its Google Chart Tools with a neat addition to Google Labs - the Public Data Explorer. The purpose ...

How Google Collects Data About You

Royal Pingdom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

So how much does Google know about you and your online habits? It's only when you sit down and actually start listing all of the various Google servic...