• An American University Is Spying On Students to Predict Dropouts. Here's What That Says About Big Data in the U.S

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Our locations are constantly being tracked, largely through our cellphones, but also by sensors and cameras that track our trajectories through our day-to-day physical environments. It's just a fact of life these days. But what are the consequences?
    What we don't see are the “big data” machinations behind the scenes that, given details of our locations at certain times, can use them to infer things about us. And we're not just talking about the level of “Person X is passing our store and might want to buy Product Y”-the classic business use case for location data. We're talking about more...
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  • EU expects to hear from U.S. on exemption process in days: EU's Juncker

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    STRASBOURG - The European Commission is expecting to hear from the United States in the coming days how the European Union can avoid U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday.
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