Alliance Data Beats on Q1 Earnings, Ups Guidance
Alliance Data reported adjusted earnings of $2.64 per share in the first quarter of 2014, topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 1.9% and were 12% above the year-ago figure.
Data sharing 'borderline insane'
Government plans to share taxpayers' data with private firms were condemned as "borderline insane" by a senior Tory MP.
First Data Names Heidi Miller to Board of Directors
First Data Chairman and CEO Frank Bisignano today announced that Heidi G. Miller has joined the First Data Board of Directors, effective April 14, 2014. A well-accomplished senior
McMillion Research Uses Experian Data Quality Software to Determine the Validity of Panelists
Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced that McMillion Research, a premier online panel company, will ...
Don't Underestimate Big Data
The techniques of big data have been criticized recently in a post by Tim Harford among others. It's quite easy to imagine the potential here has been exaggerated, and a core point about the importance of theory in a lot of empiricism is undeniable. But I think there is some overreach in the criticisms, and in particular one of the failure examples Tim gives shows the opposite of what he claims ...
UPMC data breach could be part of a national scheme
The data breach that has compromised the personal information of thousands of UPMC employees and the tax returns of hundreds more could be part of a national scheme.
Canadians' tax data stolen in Heartbleed breach
Personal data for as many as 900 Canadian taxpayers was stolen after being made vulnerable by the "Heartbleed" bug, officials in Ottawa said on Monday. Andrew Treusch, Commissioner of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), said government security agencies notified his office "of a malicious breach of taxpayer data that occurred over a six-hour period" last week. Treusch said approximately 900 social ...
Mobile Data Plans: Data Makes Up 98 Percent Of Mobile Network Traffic
Mobile data plans are expensive. There doesn’t seem to be any good reason for the high prices or data caps either. The mobile carriers get away with it by saying its a scarce commodity, and that narrative can continue thanks …
Data Foundry Schedules Groundbreaking Ceremony for 350,000 Square Foot Data Center in Houston
Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services, announced today that it is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony on April 10th, 2014. The ceremony will be ...
CEO Roundtable on Cancer Launches the Project Data Sphere Initiative, A New Data Sharing and Analytic Platform for ...
Project Data Sphere, LLC , an independent not-for-profit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer’s Life Sciences Consortium , announced today the launch of a new data sharing platform , with the goal of advancing research to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families around the world.