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IRS and SEC detect fraud patterns in heaps of data

October 16, 2012 Analytics tools exploit volume of information to save money, panelists say.

Open data policy coming in November

October 16, 2012 will be central repository for federal information.

Court hands huge victory to universities' digitization efforts

October 12, 2012 Universities can proceed with their efforts to scan books, not just because of the ability to search, but because of the huge benefits to blind students.

Report: Google pitches European Union on labels as antitrust remedy

October 11, 2012 Search giant wants to label its own sites to appease EU.

Apple had plenty of warning about its bad maps

October 10, 2012 Developers noted multiple mistakes while testing beta versions of the app.

Quantum computing firm nabs funding from In-Q-Tel, Jeff Bezos

October 5, 2012 D-Wave Systems is developing tech to accelerate data-crunching.

The forgotten mapmaker: Nokia has better maps than Apple and maybe even Google

October 4, 2012 It's impossible to create a perfect map, but that hasn't stopped Nokia from trying. Here, we go inside the company's neverending drive to create a digital ...

Invest in big data, industry tells government

October 3, 2012 Agencies should consider chief data officers, TechAmerica says.

The real problem with Apple’s maps isn’t the maps; it’s Apple’s whole strategy

October 3, 2012 The company's weakness: it doesn’t have its head in the cloud

What Facebook is learning from your offline purchasing data

October 2, 2012 The social network's partnership with Datalogix is changing the way it advertises.