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Find out (some of) what one big data broker knows about you

Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.

By September 14, 2013

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Wearable tech's most important race: Turning heartbeats into cash

It's not about the device you buy. The real value is in the data it produces.

By November 11, 2014

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When it comes to wearables, Intel takes anti-Apple approach

Intel is confident wearables are the next frontier. But the chipmaker's approach to developing the gadgets is the polar opposite of that taken by the industry's biggest contenders.

By September 14, 2014

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Data broker Acxiom to reveal what it knows about you

Acxiom, the company that tracks everything from your income to your politics, plans to introduce a service that will reveal what it knows about you, according to a new report.

By April 10, 2013

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The 404 1,506: Where we're now accepting Bitcoin donations (podcast)

Wrapping up the winners and losers of E3 2014, bands accepting Bitcoin as currency, and trying to explain how apartment brokers somehow survived the Internet.

By June 16, 2014

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The 404 1,506: Where we're now accepting Bitcoin donations

Wrapping up the winners and losers of E3 2014, bands accepting Bitcoin as currency, and trying to explain how apartment brokers somehow survived the Internet.

By June 16, 2014

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Morgan Stanley embraces social media, lets advisers tweet

While still adhering to strict regulatory rules, the brokerage firm loosens its rules on what employees can say on Twitter.

By July 1, 2014

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Three free privacy add-ons for Firefox and Chrome

AVG PrivacyFix, Bitdefender TrafficLight, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Privacy Badger identify and block ad networks and other entities that track your Web activities.

By May 20, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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Congressional Privacy Caucus takes aim at data brokers

The caucus, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, has requested information from companies that collect, analyze, and sell consumer information.

By July 25, 2012