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data-mining

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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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Panel: Government data-mining programs lack oversight

Government information collection and sharing programs are too secretive, security and privacy experts tell the House Homeland Security Committee.

By December 3, 2008

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Government report: Data mining doesn't work well

Using data mining to try to detect terrorists is "neither feasible as an objective nor desirable as a goal of technology development efforts," new report finds.

By October 7, 2008

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Data-mine Elvis: Yahoo opens music interface

The Internet giant has opened a programming interface that lets other Web sites use the data stored within its Yahoo Music service.

By August 5, 2008

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NSA shifts to e-mail, Web, data-mining dragnet

Recent reports say the National Security Agency is more focused on surveillance of e-mail, Web browsing, and search terms than ever before.

By March 11, 2008

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Data-mining detects the disaffected

Air Force software monitors e-mail traffic to snare saboteurs.

By February 27, 2008

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Did credit card companies collaborate with the FBI's grocery data mining program?

Recent media reports reveal that the FBI sifted through 2005-2006 San Francisco grocery store receipts looking for would-be terrorists. Did the grocery stores give up this info, or did Visa and Mastercard hand over the data? Was this legal?

By November 7, 2007