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Joining up different data sets can lead to controversy for policymakers
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Analysts are making a living showing companies how to integrate data into decisions
Openness on the use of information can protect companies and give staff more control
Losing access to the world’s biggest biometric database could damp digital growth
Making data freely available is one thing, creating value from it is quite another
Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange have long profited as aggregators
Today’s AI is not much better at solving real world problems than its ancestors
Abuse of big data is the latest example of companies’ success in duping customers
Cloudera/Hortonworks merger underlines challenges facing software industry
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Business secretary seeks legislative overhaul to safeguard vulnerable consumers
But will automated valuation methods lead to more rational housing markets?
Hedge funds and venture capital firms move into analytics businesses they use themselves
Data sharing between financial institutions and tech companies puts consumers at risk
Big businesses have benefited from building complex structures — can data restore power to the public?
Homegrown conglomerate aims to become partner of choice for multinationals
‘The initiative marks an effort by Facebook to fend off mounting criticism. It is also an attempt by academics to fight back’
Patients could have ‘Amazon-style’ digital access to insurance, records and treatments
Practitioners have traditionally thought more about theory than measuring real life