Facebook is facing an EU investigation over data collection

Google isn't the only tech giant facing an investigation from European Union antitrust regulators over data collection and monetization. The European Commission has Facebook in its sights too.

Google tries to explain its controversial health data collection program

Google is belatedly trying to explain its controversial health care data collection program after it was revealed by a WSJ investigation. The search giant previously said that it's legally collecting data from the hospital chain Ascension under a so-...

Contractors say they were told to lie while collecting Pixel 4 face scans

This summer, we learned that Google had embarked on a wide scale project to collect facial recognition data, which the company said was necessary to build "fairness" into face unlocking for its Pixel 4, which will be officially unveiled on October 15...

New York AG is investigating Facebook over email contact scraping

The New York attorney general's office will investigate Facebook's "unauthorized collection of 1.5M of their users' email contact databases." Earlier this month, it emerged the company had been scraping the contact lists of some users who joined the...

Multiple iOS apps are reportedly sharing sensitive data with Facebook

At least 11 popular apps are reportedly sharing people's sensitive data with Facebook, even if they don't have an account on the social network. The Wall Street Journal found that apps which can help track personal information such as body weight, me...

Obama to End Possibility of Bulk Data Collection by NSA


After Edward Snowden’s juicy revelations, which made the US appear as a spying culprit before the whole world, the NSA is getting its comeuppance. The Obama administration is willing to curb some of...

6 Ways Think-friendly Questions Help You Work Smarter


Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz said it best: “You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” Decades of business consulting and coaching...

Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products


Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years but until now that information was made up from highly structured data...