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Proposed figure would be largest settlement achieved in a US data privacy class action and biggest paid by Facebook parent
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At the moment, we have the worst of both worlds: researchers struggle to access data yet leaks are almost inevitable
Satellite imagery suggests emissions may exceed what mining companies have been reporting
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The technology of vaccine verification is assisting our return to normal life but at what cost?
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Nightingale Open Science data show what actually happened to patients rather than relying on doctor’s notes
Data from Finnish group Kone underline the growing power of unconventional data to reveal behavioural trends
Fraudulent research wastes the time of scientists who try to build on it and the money of agencies who support it
The scale of future growth is immense and investors need to ask where and when the tide of disruption will strike next
The potential to do good is enormous but if a sceptical public opts out, it will be lost forever
Latest example of telecoms working with tech sector to reduce costs and unlock value of data
‘A fragile statistical infrastructure can mean the difference between life and death for millions’
The incentives and opportunities for harvesting valuable personal information have multiplied
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Pandemic spurs shift away from traditional metrics of economic growth
London-based firm taps interest in hard assets in rare foray by a financial group into sector
In the crisis innovation came to the rescue. Now the data companies must be forced to change
Joint entity with IHS Markit might be big enough to take on Bloomberg as data drives finance sector
From goats to government, digital tools help businesses keep watch for faulty connections in supply chains
CFC aims to block offer from copper group’s chairman and Kazakh tycoon
Tech can help tailor ESG options to investors’ values provided we avoid box-ticking
Approach by private equity group Advent International would break company into two