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Twitter launches lower-cost subscription access to its data through new Premium APIs

Twitter tried to mend its relationship with developers earlier this year with the launch of a new API platform which focused on streamlining APIs and the promise of additional tiers of access. Twitter said it would offer free APIs for testing ideas, self-serve access, as well as paid access for increased functionality, in addition to its enterprise APIs. Today, Twitter ...

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Facebook checked for compliance with Russian law on personal data

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 14:54 Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Wednesday it plans to review whether Facebook is complying with Russian law on personal data. “Shortly Roskomnadzor will plan a series of supervisory activities aimed at analyzing Facebook administration’s activities regarding processing Russian users’ personal information, services, and the content of existing legislation,” the watchdog said in a ...

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Don’t bother with national census… spooks already know where you live & work thanks to mobile data

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 17:25 In what sounds like the dystopia described in George Orwell’s ‘1984,’ thousands of Londoners have had their mobile phone data tracked by the government to find out where they live and work. Now the method could be used instead of the national census. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been trying to build ...

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Microsoft drops lawsuit after DOJ limits use of gag orders when accessing customer data

Microsoft said it will drop its lawsuit against the Department of Justice over gag orders placed on companies that prevent them from telling customers when their personal data has been accessed by investigators. Its decision comes after the DOJ issued a new binding policy that requires prosecutors to give more detailed reasons when applying for a gag order and makes ...

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Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

Today Google announced a new labeled data set of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. If you’ve been following along, you’ve noticed the significant uptick in companies building products and services that act as a second pair of human eyes. Video detectors ...

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Investors place $25M on AtScale to get the big picture of big data

AtScale, a four-year old startup that helps companies get a big-picture view of their big data inside their BI tools, announced a $ 25 million Series C investment today. The round was led by Atlantic Bridge with participation from new investors Wells Fargo and Industry Ventures along with returning investors Storm Ventures, UMC, Comcast and XSeed Capital. With today’s investment, ...

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AG Eric Schneiderman launches probe into Equifax data breach

ALBANY — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into the massive data breach at Equifax. Schneiderman revealed Friday that his office sent a letter to the credit rating agency seeking more information about the breach, which could impact as many as 8 million New Yorkers. “The Equifax breach has potentially exposed sensitive personal information of nearly everyone ...

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Judge approves warrant seeking data from an anti-Trump website

WASHINGTON — A District of Columbia Superior Court judge on Thursday approved a government warrant seeking data from an anti-Trump website related to Inauguration Day protests, but he added protections to safeguard “innocent users.” Chief Judge Robert Morin said DreamHost, a Los Angeles-based web-hosting company, must turn over data about visitors to the website disruptj20.org, which is a home to ...

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New York state to turn over data to Trump voter fraud commission

New York State will turn over information to President Trump’s voter fraud commission — but the panel isn’t getting everything it initially asked for. State elections officials on Wednesday agreed to send Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity a copy of New York’s voter database, which includes names, addresses and voting histories of voters in New York. The state Board ...

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Venus Williams' Vehicle Data Shows She Did 20 MPH in Intersection, Says Victims' Attorney

Venus’ Wrongful Death Lawsuit‘Gunned It’ to 20 MPH in Intersection… Says Victim’s Attorney 7/26/2017 12:40 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Venus Williams accelerated from 0 to almost 20 MPH in about 4 seconds as she pulled through the intersection where she had a fatal accident … according to the attorney for the victims’ family. Michael Steinger, who reps the estate of Jerome Barson — ...

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