Cell-Phone Data Might Help Predict Ebola’s Spread
Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts. A West African mobile carrier has given researchers access to data gleaned from cell phones in Senegal, providing a window into regional population movements that could help predict the spread of Ebola. The current outbreak is so far known to have killed at least 1,350 people ...
U.S. Warrants for Overseas Data Trample Foreign Privacy Laws
Microsoft’s failed efforts to resist a U.S. warrant for data stored in Ireland show how American law enforcement policies conflict with foreign privacy laws. U.S. Internet companies, and indeed all multinationals with a presence in the United States, appear to be trapped between the data access requirements of U.S. law enforcement agencies and foreign privacy laws.
The Data Scientist on a Quest to Turn Computers Into Doctors
Some of the world’s most brilliant minds are working as data scientists at places like Google, Facebook, and Twitter—analyzing the enormous troves of online information generated by these tech giants—and for hacker and entrepreneur Jeremy Howard, that’s a bit depressing. Howard, a data scientist himself, spent a few years as the president of the Kaggle, […]
Project Data Sphere, LLC Appoints Dr. Kald Abdallah, Chief Project Data Sphere Officer
Project Data Sphere, LLC has appointed Kald Abdallah, MD, PhD as Chief Project Data Sphere Officer, charging him with continuing the rapid development of www.ProjectDataSphere.org
Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data
Medical records and other data may have been compromised for at least 500 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the hospital said Friday, after an employee's laptop computer was stolen.
Sprint Launches Unlimited Talk, Text and Data Plan for $60
Sprint Corporation recently launched its new unlimited Talk, Text and Data plan for $60 per month. Starting from Aug 22, the plan can be availed by both existing and new customers.
It’s a New Day for Unlimited Data
It's a new day for unlimited data in the wireless industry as Sprint announces the best unlimited wireless plan available from a national carrier with the Sprint $60 Unlimited Plan.
As Fed debates rate path, focus on jobs data stirs its own debate
The Federal Reserve's intensive focus on a wide range of labor market data to guide policy-making is driving a wedge between its core decision-makers and others who feel the central bank is straying from traditional guideposts. In a speech here on Friday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave her most detailed analysis yet of what still plagues the American labor market five years after the recession ...
Must-know: SAP is positioned for a “big data” revolution
In response to the rising data and the need for faster applications, SAP developed a main data management system that leverages main memory for storage. It's capable of delivering applications with the ...
Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne to Participate in Oklahoma IT Symposium
Global data center services provider CyrusOne is pleased to announce that it plans to sponsor and participate in the ninth annual Oklahoma IT Symposium, joining innovative IT leaders representing more than 50 of the region's top IT organizations.