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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:  slashdotApr 20th, 2021

Better way to determine safe drug doses for children

To make drugs and their development safer for children, researchers have developed a method that could help determine safe drug doses more quickly. In their study, the team created a model of how organs develop that is more data-driven and consequent.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

CytRx Notes Topline Data From Trial of Arimoclomol in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CytRx Corporation (OTCQB: CYTR) (“CytRx”), a specialized biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development for the oncology and neurodegenerative disease categories, today noted that Orp.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Styra Recognized as a Cool Vendor in the May 2021 Gartner Cool Vendors for Software Engineering Technologies

Gartner research highlights the importance of cloud-native authorization REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Styra, Inc., the founders of Open Policy Agent (OPA) and leader in cloud-native authorization, announced today that the company.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Longevity startup Gero AI has a mobile API for quantifying health changes

Sensor data from smartphones and wearables can meaningfully predict an individual’s ‘biological age’ and resilience to stress, according to Gero AI. The ‘longevity’ startup — which condenses its mission to the pith.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 8 min. ago

96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find

Some of the first data on user behavior exceeds advertisers' worst fears. Enlarge / The Facebook iPhone app asks for permission to track the user in this early mock-up of the prompt made by Apple. (credit: Apple) It seems that in the United St.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 37 min. ago

Reconfigurable Optical Networks Will Move Supercomputer Data 100X Faster

Newly designed HPC network cards and software that reshapes topologies on-the-fly will be key to success Imagine being able to read an entire book in a single second, but only receiving the pages individually over the course of.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

Atlassian Adds New Features, Workplace by Facebook Hits Customer Milestone & More News

Atlassian opens up products to collaboration with customers, Workplace adds new features and more digital workplace news. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

Sharing Data without Sharing Revenue

As data continues to become of one the most valuable intangible assets on the balance sheet, monetizing that data is a topic in every board room. There are many ways to monetize data, including data brokering – a well-known concept in most industri.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated News9 hr. 9 min. ago

Did our ancestors kill all the island megafauna?

Study adds data to a long-running argument. The bones of a pygmy mammoth. (credit: National Park Service/Justin Tweet) Humans haven't always been great to nature. But at least our ancestors may not have killed off island megafauna in the dista.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

Facebook and Big Pharma exploited disease “awareness” for personalized marketing

Visiting medical sites, patient support groups, and more feed the algorithm. Enlarge (credit: Getty | YinYang) Pharmaceutical companies spend around $6.5 billion a year on advertising, and even though Facebook prohibits the use of “sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, relaxes May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Light Could Move Data 100X Faster Through Supercomputers

Newly designed optical interface network cards and a software program that provides on-the-fly reconfigurability will be key to success Imagine being able to read an entire book in a single second, but only receiving the pages i.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Facebook Workplace Surpasses 7M Paid Subscribers, Introduces New App Integrations

Facebook announced its Workplace platform surpassed 7 million paid subscribers and along with it, more integration tools and plugins. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

Tesla tells regulator that full self-driving cars may not be achieved by year-end

The automaker's memo contrasts with CEO Elon Musk's January confidence that the goal will be reached.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 9 min. ago

WhatsApp, growing despite backlash, clarifies May 15 policy update deadline

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 8 min. ago

Animals laugh too, analysis of vocalization data suggests

Human laughter is common, but it's a somewhat mysterious part of our evolution. It's clear to evolutionary scholars that we laugh as a part of play, signaling our cooperation or friendliness. But how did laughter evolve? And are humans the only ones.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

Insuring crops from space: Satellite data could help farmers avoid drought, damage

Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

Months-long Twitter Backlash Had Zero Impact on WhatsApp"s User Base

An anonymous reader shares a report: It's safe to say WhatsApp didn't have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 9 min. ago

WhatsApp is growing despite months-long backlash over policy update

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of thousands of users with its scary worded notification about a planned poli.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 37 min. ago

US Physics Lab Fermilab Exposes Proprietary Data For All To See

Multiple unsecured entry points allowed researchers to access data belonging to Fermilab, a national particle physics and accelerator lab supported by the Department of Energy. Ars Technica reports: This week, security researchers Robert Willis, John.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021