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CVS, Walgreens Look For Big Data Reward From Covid-19 Vaccinations

Thelasko shares a report from The Wall Street Journal: Administering Covid-19 vaccines comes with a valuable perk for retail pharmacies: access to troves of consumer data. Chains such as CVS Health Corp., Walmart Inc. and Walgreens-Boots Alliance, In.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 3rd, 2021

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on international higher education

An article published in Geographical Research examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted international higher education and the mobility of students around the globe, noting that universities face the urgent task of reimagining alternative futur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 min. ago

Early Coinbase backer Garry Tan is keeping the “vast majority” of his shares because of this deal

A week after the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase staged a direct listing, much of the focus remains on the wealth that the listing generated for executives at the company, its board members, and its private investors. Citing data from Capital Market.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more

Apple announces new devices, Amazon opens a hair salon and Venmo adds cryptocurrency support. This is your Daily Crunch for April 20, 2021. The big story: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more Apple revealed a bunch of new products at its pres.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 8 min. ago

TikTok sued for billions over use of children"s data

The case is being brought on behalf of millions of children by England's former children's commissioner......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 9 min. ago

Vietnam exports to EU hit US$10 billion in 1Q21

Exports from Vietnam to the EU experienced an 18% on-year growth to reach nearly US$10 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report citing data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 40 min. ago

Ransomware Gang Tried To Extort Apple Hours Ahead of Tuesday Event

An anonymous reader writes: The operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the dark web. The REvil crew claims it came into possession of Apple product data after.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 40 min. ago

Not seeing a new iPad Mini is no big surprise

The mini tablet has its fans, but there may not be enough for Apple to build a 2021 iPad Mini, which was a no-show at its Spring Loaded event......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

Would Be Cool if Everyone Normalized These Pesky Data Leaks, Says Data-Leaking Facebook in Leaked Memo

Facebook wants you to believe that the scraping of 533 million people's personal data from its platform, and the dumping of that data online by nefarious people, is something to be "normalised." The Register: A blundering Facebook public relations op.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Apple"s iOS 14.5 update lands next week — including new emojis, big privacy changes

Apple unveiled a slew of new products at its annual Spring launch on Tuesday, but waited until after the event to announce big changes coming to software for iPhones and iPads "next week.".....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

Who’s funding privacy tech?

New regulations, stricter cross-border data transfer rules and increasing calls for data sovereignty have helped the privacy startup space grow thanks to an uptick in investor support. Privacy isn’t dead, as many would have you believ.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Elon Musk denies Autopilot was active before deadly crash in Texas

"Data logs recovered so far show Autopilot was not enabled," Musk tweeted. Enlarge (credit: felixmizioznikov / Getty) Tesla CEO Elon Musk is fighting back against speculation that a deadly Tesla crash in the Houston area on Saturday might hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Earthquakes continued after COVID-19-related oil and gas recovery shutdown

When hydraulic fracturing operations ground to a halt last spring in the Kiskatinaw area of British Columbia, researchers expected seismic quiescence in the region. Instead, hundreds of small earthquakes occurred for months after operations shut down.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Geico Admits Fraudsters Stole Customers" Driver"s License Numbers For Months

Geico, the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., has fixed a security bug that let fraudsters steal customers' driver's license numbers from its website. From a report: In a data breach notice filed with the California attorney general's office, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

AirTag could give a nice bump to Apple"s growing lineup of smaller stuff

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News12 hr. 41 min. ago

Data Science and Machine Learning Drive Innovation in Civil Engineering at Stevens

Stevens professors are accelerating research in civil engineering disciplines, from developing smart infrastructure to predicting storm surges Machine learning—fueled by data analytics, data mining—is one of the most pervasive and applica.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

Google product reviews algorithm update was big but not like a core update, say data providers

Here is a roundup of the impact of Google’s most recent algorithm update that touched down on April 8, 2021. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

The new iPad Pro features Apple’s M1 chip

The big news from today’s Spring Loaded event is, as anticipated, a new version of Apple’s high-end tablet. The new iPad Pro is the first in the line to adopt the M1 chip introduced on the company’s Mac line. The device further blur.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

IBM breaks latest revenue losing streak as cloud revenue shows modest growth

For IBM, much of the last 8 years simply posting positive revenue growth was a challenge. In fact, the company had a period between 2013 and 2018 when it experienced an astonishing 22 straight quarters of negative revenue growth. So when Big Blue rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

Insurtech startups are leveraging rapid growth to raise big money

The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. Since the end of the first quarter, we’ve seen several players in the broa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 40 min. ago

Facebook downplays data breach in internal email

Its strategy appears to be to "normalise" the incident and and hope media coverage will die down......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago