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December 11, 2012 1:00 pm
As more people connect to the internet, the volume of information generated by our digital lives rises. In this explainer, Paul Taylor, US Business Technology and Telecoms Editor, discusses why these data are useful, what insights they can provide and why data-crunching skills can help business gain a competitive advantage.
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