Facial recognition executive talks vaccine passports, data privacy, and surveillance
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Facial recognition executive talks vaccine passports, data privacy, and surveillance

“I do not want to live in an Orwellian society,” said Rob Watts, CEO of Corsight AI, who says his company’s tech could enhance virtual…

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Microsoft's Power BI gets new tools to prevent leakage of confidential data
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Microsoft’s Power BI gets new tools to prevent leakage of confidential data

Information protection makes sure that only people with permissions see data in Power BI, while retaining the ability to share top-level trends, balancing productivity and…

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Census Bureau's new deadline to deliver data likely to impact 2021 and 2022 elections
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Census Bureau’s new deadline to deliver data likely to impact 2021 and 2022 elections

The Census Bureau recently announced another delay and now plans to deliver redistricting data to states by September 30, promising this would be the last…

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DriveSavers can recover lost data from an M1-powered Mac
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DriveSavers can recover lost data from an M1-powered Mac

Have you lost important data on an M1-powered Mac and you’re either too busy or lack the proper tools to do the job? DriveSavers can…

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This new open source tool could improve data quality within the enterprise
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This new open source tool could improve data quality within the enterprise

Commentary: A new open source data testing and monitoring tool from Soda could help data engineers and CDOs improve data quality. Image: gorodenkoff, Getty Images/iStockphoto…

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Cuomo administration worried data on nursing home deaths was "going to be used against us," aide said
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Cuomo administration worried data on nursing home deaths was “going to be used against us,” aide said

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top aide told Democratic lawmakers that his administration took months to release data on the coronavirus death toll among nursing…

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Florida Healthy Kids says third-party breach exposed data on 3.5 million
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Florida Healthy Kids says third-party breach exposed data on 3.5 million

More than 3 million people who applied or enrolled for coverage from health insurer Florida Healthy Kids Corp. may have had data exposed in a…

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Super Bowl LV: 5G, food delivery, and mobility data by the numbers
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Super Bowl LV: 5G, food delivery, and mobility data by the numbers

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many people opted out of the traditional Super Bowl party. Turns out, fans ordered lots of delivery and moved less…

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3D scanning, lidar, and drones: Big data is helping law enforcement solve crimes
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3D scanning, lidar, and drones: Big data is helping law enforcement solve crimes

New technologies help police and crime scene techs get the most information from evidence. Here are a few interesting use cases. Image: iStock/tolgaildun Photos and…

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How to select an enterprise VPN that protects data but doesn't drive users crazy
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How to select an enterprise VPN that protects data but doesn’t drive users crazy

IT teams should look for services with automatic alerts about user behavior, logging, scalability, and central management. Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto As remote work becomes the…

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