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App users opening the gates to data mining: McAfee

As Privacy Awareness Week kicks off, new research shows that many Android users are giving apps access to their personal information – whether they know it or not.

By May 4, 2014

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Data mining for the masses: Google merges Trends, Insights

Merged product features new, easier-to-use interface that Google says will offer insights into what the world's searching for.

By September 27, 2012

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Missile tracking cameras: The NBA's Moneyball data mine

Tiny little cameras, first used by the military, are following every move of every player on the court. But what if this principle were used in other professions too?

By June 21, 2012

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Data mining's adult challenges

The tools to analyze disparate data sets are getting better and cheaper. But the practice will increasingly bump against the boundaries of privacy comfort zones.

By February 22, 2012

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Bitcoin-mining malware reportedly found on Google Play

Fake wallpaper apps turned phones into bots for the power- and computationally intensive process of producing crypto-currency, a mobile security firm warns.

By April 24, 2014

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Travel startup mines Facebook data for trip tips

Uptake taps into the world's largest social network to deliver you personalized travel advice.

By November 9, 2011

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nPario strip-mines online usage data for more effective ads

Straight from Yahoo's data analysis group, startup nPario can analyze usage logs to find just the people advertisers want to reach.

By December 7, 2010

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Google TV not a data gold mine--yet

Data on television viewing habits on Google TV won't be collected by Google, although Dish Network customers will have to share to get enhanced features.

By October 26, 2010

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Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When the open-source hardware makers at Adafruit began taking Bitcoin as payment yesterday, among the first customers were some who had earned their Bitcoins using Adafruit's miner.

By November 26, 2013

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Bitcoin mining dispute ends with $1M settlement

After being accused of infecting computers with malware to mine Bitcoins, E-Sports Entertainment agrees to settle with US regulators.

By November 20, 2013