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Finding Alphas: Inferring Private Information From Public Data

Finding Alphas: Inferring Private Information From Public Data.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 15th, 2019

Facebook Data Collected by Quiz App Included Private Messages

The social network revealed that the harvesting of people’s Facebook data was not limited to public profile information......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 10th, 2018

Facebook Data Collected by Cambridge Analytica Included Private Messages

The social network revealed that the harvesting of people’s Facebook data was not limited to public profile information......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 10th, 2018

Facebook Data Harvested Though Quiz App Included Private Messages

The social network revealed that the gathering of people’s Facebook data was not limited to public profile information......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 10th, 2018

Facebook Data Collected by Cambridge Analytica Included Private Messages

The social network revealed that the harvesting of people’s Facebook data was not limited to public profile information......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 10th, 2018

Public vs. private: How the Bay Area"s top high schools stack up

What are the best Bay Area high schools? While a lot of people have an opinion on the topic, Pittsburgh-based Niche tries to find an objective answer. The data company, which regularly uses its analysis to rank and grade schools, neighborhoods an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold edges higher after private-sector payrolls data

Gold futures edge higher, finding support as the dollar remained soft following private-sector payrolls data, but with upside limited as global equities rallied on encouraging headlines on U.S.-China trade talks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2019

German, 20, confesses to massive data hack spurred by "annoyance"

German authorities on Tuesday said a 20-year-old hacker had confessed to stealing and leaking private data from hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, because he was "annoyed" by some of their public statements......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2019

Book of lists: The stark difference between public and private college tuitions

See all of Crain's data lists here Crain’s inaugural ranking of the city’s largest colleges and universities highlights the stark differences in tuition between public and private institutions. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 29th, 2018

PUBLIC PAYCHECKS: Check out our 2018 data on public officials" salaries

This year, our Public Paycheck series brought you several slideshows and searchable databases that showed compensation information for employees of public companies, local and state government and education. Here's a recap — some of the data ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2018

Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users' private data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2018

A Team That Cares: Finding the Right Property Data System

Changing software systems is a challenging proposition, especially when that system is as vital to your membership as a tax/public records system. That’s the dilemma that the Memphis Area Association of REALT.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 25th, 2018

Competition Motivates Greatness: A Broker Public Portal Story

The wall that separated the public from listing data fell with the rise of consumer demand for more information. A fe.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 11th, 2018

Canada Data Agency Faces Blowback Over Plan to Collect Bank Records

Canada’s national statistics agency is under attack from lawmakers, privacy advocates and the public over a plan to collect citizens’ detailed banking information to help it generate better data......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook suspects spammers were culprits in latest data breach

Facebook Inc. believes that the hackers who gained access to the private information of 30 million of its users were spammers looking to make money through deceptive advertising, according to people familiar with the company’s internal investigation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

Google exposed user data, chose not to tell public: WSJ

Alphabet Inc's Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ social network and opted not to disclose the issue partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny, the Wall Street Journal said, citing unnamed sources......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

FBI Uses Suspect’s Facial Data to Unlock iPhone

"Never before have we had so many people's own faces be the key to unlock so much of their private information." FBI agents armed with a search warrant demanded that a suspect unlock his iPhone for them using the Face ID fe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 1st, 2018

Digital Realty to buy Ascenty in a $1.8 billion deal, to sell 8.5 million shares to the public

Digital Realty Trust Inc. announced Monday an agreement to buy Brazil-based data center provider Ascenty in a deal valued at $1.8 billion from private-equity firm Grea.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018

Mozilla shares Firefox user data for research and public use

In 2016, Mozilla launched its Hardware Report, which shares information about what type of hardware Firefox clients are using, and now the company is introducing its Public Data Report......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 28th, 2018

Google refused an order to release huge amounts of data. Will other companies bow under pressure?

It was a case that gave a new meaning to the phrase “Google search.” Earlier this year, a federal judge signed a search warrant for a windfall of private information to help find the robber responsibl........»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2018

Founder of hospitality startup talks about why entrepreneurs need to "fall in love with a problem"

Hipcamp provides available camping information on all state and national public campgrounds and unlocks access to hundreds of thousands of acres of private land for camping and outdoor recreation, creating revenue streams for landowners......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018