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Computer-driven hedge funds lose out on volatility spike: HSBC data

LONDON (Reuters) - Performance from computer-driven hedge funds run by industry stalwarts Cantab Capital Partners and Systematica Investments took a hit after market volatility in February, showed...

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REFILE-Foreigners' net selling of Japan stocks hits highest since Aug 2015

TOKYO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Net selling of Japanese stocks by foreign investors last week hit the highest since China's stock market crash in 2015, as a sharp sell-off on Wall Street triggered a global flight from riskier assets, exchange data showed.

healthNews reuters.com

Limb amputation rates for blocked arteries vary by race and setting

(Reuters Health) - Patients with severe blockages in leg arteries can sometimes be treated with surgery to reroute blood flow; otherwise they require amputation - which black patients are more likely than whites to get, according to a study of New York State data.

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Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion to expand cancer care portfolio

(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG said on Thursday it would buy the rest of the privately held U.S. cancer data company Flatiron Health Inc for $1.9 billion to speed up development and delivery of breakthrough medicines for cancer patients.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb, shrugging off inflation data; dollar falls

* Dollar weakens to 15-month low vs yen despite rising yields

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Thousands of FedEx customer records exposed by unsecured server

(Reuters) - Global package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Thursday it has secured some of the customer identification records that were visible earlier this month on an unsecured server, and so far has found no evidence that private data was "misappropriated."

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-LiveRamp Acquires Pacific Data Partners

* LIVERAMP ACQUIRES PACIFIC DATA PARTNERS TO REVOLUTIONIZE B2B MARKETING WITH PEOPLE-BASED PRECISION

businessNews reuters.com

Futures roll higher, brushing aside inflation worries

(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday, reclaiming further ground ceded during last week's sell-off, as investors brushed aside inflation data and preferred stocks over bonds for the fifth day in a row.

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Number of crypto hedge funds soars amid bitcoin volatility

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of hedge funds focused on trading cryptocurrencies more than doubled in the four months to Feb. 15, despite sharp falls in the value of the virtual coins in recent weeks, data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT showed on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Forex trading up sharply in 2018 as volatility returns

LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Foreign exchange trading volumes have risen sharply since the start of this year, new data showed on Thursday, as investors ramped up bets on a weaker dollar and uncertainty about the end of the era of cheap money stoked volatility.

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FX trading volumes rise sharply in Jan, early Feb - CLS

LONDON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Foreign exchange trading volumes jumped 24 percent in January from a year earlier, data from CLS showed on Thursday, as investors ramped up bets on a weaker dollar and uncertainty about the end of the era of cheap money stoked volatility.

businessNews reuters.com

Stocks climb despite rise in U.S. inflation; dollar on defensive

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data and surged, in a move that also saw the dollar pinned to two-week lows even as Treasury yields jumped in anticipation of more rapid U.S. interest rate hikes.

businessNews reuters.com

Stocks take U.S. inflation spike in stride and rally; dollar on defensive

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data and surged, in a move that also saw the dollar pinned at two-week lows even as Treasury yields jumped in anticipation of more rapid U.S. interest rate hikes.

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Asian stocks rally despite U.S. inflation spike, dollar on defensive

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks gained on Thursday after Wall Street brushed aside strong U.S. inflation data and surged, a counterintuitive move that also saw the dollar pinned at two-week lows even as Treasury yields jumped in anticipation of a quicker pace of U.S. interest rate hikes.

businessNews reuters.com

What inflation? Apple and Facebook drive Wall Street rally

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged on Wednesday as investors shrugged off stronger-than-expected inflation data and snapped up shares of Facebook, Amazon.com and Apple.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond prices drop, stocks rally after spike in U.S. CPI data

NEW YORK, Feb 14 (Reuters) - U.S. debt prices fell on Wednesday after a spike in U.S. consumer prices in January raised expectations the Federal Reserve may quicken the pace of interest rate hikes, while global stocks rose as investors took a longer view of inflation.

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street grinds out gains as investors digest mixed data

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks reversed course to trade marginally higher on Wednesday as investors digested stronger-than-expected inflation data and a surprise drop in January retail sales, which shifted the focus from rising inflation to the prospect of stagflation.

Data Storage nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributors: Don’t Let Criminals Hide Their Data Overseas

Bipartisan legislation before Congress would authorize the U.S. to obtain essential information on criminals and terrorists held on servers abroad.

Stocks and Bonds nytimes.com

Wall Street Meanders as Inflation Tops Expectations

Stocks fell, but then recovered, as inflation data raised the specter of a faster pace of interest rate increases.

businessNews reuters.com

Futures sink as CPI data raises inflation fears

(Reuters) - U.S. stock reversed course to trade half a percent lower on Wednesday after data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in January, with a measure of underlying inflation posting its biggest gain in a year.

technologyNews reuters.com

Rise of the data protection officer, the hottest tech ticket in town

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology.

companyNews reuters.com

FOREX-Dollar drops as investors remain edgy before US inflation data

LONDON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The dollar hit a 15-month low against the yen and fell versus the euro for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, with investors nervous ahead of key U.S. inflation numbers due later amid a fragile recovery in equity markets.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Glaxosmithkline Submits Landmark Impact Data To European Medicines Agency To Support Expanded Label For Trelegy Ellipta​

* ‍GSK SUBMITS LANDMARK IMPACT DATA TO EUROPEAN MEDICINES AGENCY TO SUPPORT EXPANDED LABEL FOR TRELEGY ELLIPTA​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

companyNews reuters.com

FOREX-Dollar hits 15-mth low vs yen, sentiment shaky before US inflation data

* Dollar/yen falls as risk sentiment sours amid Nikkei's fall

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street ends up for third straight session; inflation data ahead

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street climbed on Tuesday for a third straight session, buoyed by Amazon.com and Apple , while investors focused on inflation data on Wednesday that could upset the market's fragile recovery - or clear the way for more gains.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Yields, stocks dip ahead of US inflation data

NEW YORK, Feb 13 (Reuters) - U.S. bond yields and world equity markets dipped on Tuesday, ahead of a widely anticipated U.S. inflation report later this week that may provide some indication of the pace of future interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Norway wealth fund CEO to firms: allow independent directors on your boards

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund plans to be a vocal shareholder during the upcoming AGM season, pushing firms to disclose more non-financial data such as carbon emissions,...

businessNews reuters.com

Wall Street drops as caution sets in ahead of inflation data

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes fell for the first time in three sessions on Tuesday as caution crept in ahead of crucial data on inflation, a root cause of the recent sell-off.

businessNews reuters.com

Asian stocks pull further off two-month lows as Wall St. bounces

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled further away from two-month lows on Tuesday, lifted by Wall Street's extended rebound from last week's steep fall, but investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data later in the week.

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A 25-year study of satellite data shows the oceans have risen nearly 3 inches, and it's getting faster

Sea level rise is happening now, and the rate at which it is rising is increasing every year, according to a study released Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Computer Chips nytimes.com

Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others

The internet giant developed the tensor processing units, or T.P.U.s, for its data centers. Now other companies can use them through its cloud-computing service.

businessNews reuters.com

German court rules Facebook use of personal data illegal

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German consumer rights group said on Monday that a court had found Facebook's use of personal data to be illegal because the U.S. social media platform did not adequately secure the informed consent of its users.

businessNews reuters.com

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

LONDON (Reuters) - "Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

companyNews reuters.com

INSIGHT-Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - "Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

environmentNews reuters.com

Major China region sees smog worsen in January, adds to fears polluters moving south

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Yangtze River delta region near Shanghai saw a key measure of smog concentrations rise by a fifth in January, official data showed on Monday, raising fears that the pollution crackdown in northern China has forced heavy industry to move further south.

businessNews reuters.com

Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets found a semblance of calm on Monday as S&P futures extended their bounce, though global investors were still fretting about the risks from looming U.S. inflation data after last week's sharp sell-off.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks try a tentative bounce, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

SYDNEY, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Asian share markets found a semblance of calm on Monday as S&P futures extended their bounce, though global investors were still fretting about the risks from looming U.S. inflation data after last week's sharp sell-off.

businessNews reuters.com

Global shares try to steady, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets were struggling to find their footing on Monday as investors fretted about the risks from looming U.S. inflation data, although early gains on S&P futures offered a sliver of support.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares try to steady, bonds fret on U.S. inflation

SYDNEY, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Asian share markets were struggling to find their footing on Monday as investors fretted about the risks from looming U.S. inflation data, although early gains on S&P futures offered a sliver of support.

Music nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Songs That Bind

Data drawn from Spotify listeners reveal that we are all teenagers in love.

technologyNews reuters.com

Mobile data plans outnumber residents in developed nations: OECD

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Mobile broadband subscriptions outnumbered people in developed nations for the first time last year as access costs fell amid increased regulation and competition, an OECD report published on Friday said.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Investors withdraw record $23.9 billion from U.S.-based stock funds: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors sucked $23.9 billion out of the stock market during the latest week, marking the largest withdrawals from those funds on record, Lipper data showed on...

businessNews reuters.com

Nvidia's upbeat forecast powered by data center, cryptocurrency demand

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp's upbeat current-quarter revenue forecast on Thursday underscored surging demand for its graphics chips used in data centers, gaming devices and cryptocurrency mining, sending its shares up as much as 12 percent in extended trading.

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UPDATE 4-Nvidia's upbeat forecast powered by data center, cryptocurrency demand

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp's upbeat current-quarter revenue forecast on Thursday underscored surging demand for its graphics chips used in data centers, gaming devices and cryptocurrency mining, sending its shares up as much as 12 percent in extended trading.

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UPDATE 1-Investors withdraw record $23.9 bln from U.S.-based stock funds -Lipper

(Adds details on funds, analyst quote, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, Feb 8 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors sucked $23.9 billion out of the stock market during the latest week, marking the largest withdrawals from those funds on record, Lipper data showed on Thursday, as the benchmark S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials indexes sank further from their record highs. The withdrawals from U.S.-based equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and mutual funds took place during the

businessNews reuters.com

Chipmaker Nvidia's revenue surges 34 percent

(Reuters) - Nvidia Corp reported a 34 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Thursday, underpinned by strong demand for its graphics chips used in data centers, gaming devices, self-driving vehicles and in cryptocurrency mining.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. senators ask consumer watchdog head for details on Equifax probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of 31 U.S. senators said on Thursday they had written to the leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) demanding information on the consumer watchdog's stalled probe into credit reporting agency Equifax Inc's massive data breach.

politicsNews reuters.com

Dollars, data support record number of transgender U.S. election candidates

(Reuters) - Alexandra Chandler was a U.S. Navy intelligence analyst when she came out as a transgender woman in 2006. She could have been fired, but instead she said the conservative Republicans in her chain of command promoted her to division chief.

technologyNews reuters.com

Alibaba to take $486 mln stake in China retail data firm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $486 million for a stake in a domestic big- data firm focused on hotels and retail, as part of a push to deepen its offline presence.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Auris Medical Reports New Data Highlighting Superior Bioavailability Of AM-125

* AURIS MEDICAL REPORTS NEW DATA HIGHLIGHTING SUPERIOR BIOAVAILABILITY OF AM-125 COMPARED TO ORAL BETAHISTINE

PersonalFinance reuters.com

BlackRock sees biggest European fund inflows in 2017: Morningstar

LONDON (Reuters) - BlackRock, the world's biggest fund manager, saw the largest inflows in the European asset management sector in 2017 at 62.7 billion euros ($77.42 billion), according to data from...

technologyNews reuters.com

Swisscom tightens security after sales partner breached

ZURICH (Reuters) - Data on around 800,000 Swisscom customers leaked when security at an external sales partner was breached, prompting the Swiss group to tighten access to its files, it said on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Entrust Datacard And Gemalto Partner To Deploy Instant Issuance

* ENTRUST DATACARD AND GEMALTO PARTNER TO DEPLOY EFFORTLESS AND AFFORDABLE INSTANT ISSUANCE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

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Uber says hackers behind 2016 data breach were in Canada, Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The two people who hacked ride-hailing firm Uber's data in 2016 were in Canada and Florida at the time, a company security executive told a U.S. congressional committee on Tuesday.

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Uber says hackers behind data breach were in Canada, Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The two people behind a 2016 data breach at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] were found to be in Canada and Florida, an Uber cyber security executive told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Treasury's Mnuchin says will raise Equifax breach with CFPB chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Treasury Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday said he wants to know how officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plan to investigate the Equifax data breach.

United States Economy nytimes.com

Ignore the Stock Market. The Economy Looks Fine.

Economic data and the bond market are painting a more optimistic picture than the Dow Jones average.

technologyNews reuters.com

Apple to build a second data center in China: Xinhua

(Reuters) - Apple Inc will build its second data center in China at Ulanqab City in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the local government.

healthNews reuters.com

Array melanoma drugs show significant survival versus Roche drug in study

(Reuters) - A combination of experimental drugs from Array BioPharma Inc kept patients with advanced melanoma associated with a common gene mutation alive for nearly three years and twice as long as a rival Roche Holding AG medicine, according to data from a late stage study released on Tuesday.

healthNews reuters.com

Array melanoma drugs show significant survival vs Roche drug in study

(Reuters) - A combination of experimental drugs from Array BioPharma Inc kept patients with advanced melanoma associated with a common gene mutation alive for nearly three years and twice as long as a rival Roche Holding AG medicine, according to data from a late stage study released on Tuesday.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Emerging markets suffer $4 billion outflows, biggest since U.S. election, IIF says

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors have pulled nearly $4 billion out of emerging markets since Jan. 30, according to data from the Institute of International Finance (IIF) - the biggest slump since the...

sportsNews reuters.com

Super Bowl draws 103 million viewers, down 7 percent from 2017

(Reuters) - Sunday's historic Super Bowl victory by the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 103.4 million viewers on U.S. television network NBC, a 7 percent drop from last year's football championship game, according to Nielsen ratings data released on Monday.

businessNews reuters.com

Senators urge Trump administration to resume Equifax probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic senators and consumer advocates on Monday urged the Trump administration to resume an investigation into how Equifax failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers after Reuters reported that the head of the U.S. consumer watchdog has pulled back on the existing probe.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 4-Bristol-Myers' positive cancer data still lags Merck

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Monday provided some positive data on its immuno-oncology drugs for the most lucrative lung cancer market but it fell short of giving clarity on its ability to compete with a rival treatment from Merck & Co Inc

businessNews reuters.com

Lawmakers, advocates urge Trump administration to resume Equifax probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Consumer advocates on Monday urged the Trump administration to resume an investigation into how Equifax failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers after Reuters reported the head of the U.S. consumer watchdog has pulled back on the existing probe.

sportsNews reuters.com

Super Bowl audience dips from last year, early data shows

(Reuters) - The U.S. television audience for Sunday's Super Bowl championship game of the National Football League on Comcast Corp's NBC dropped nearly 3 percent from last year, preliminary data by the Nielsen ratings agency showed on Monday.

Crime and Criminals nytimes.com

An ‘Iceberg’ of Unseen Crimes: Many Cyber Offenses Go Unreported

The country’s crime classification system is antiquated. Police commanders struggle with no data on an array of technology-based crimes.

businessNews reuters.com

Exclusive: U.S. consumer protection official puts Equifax probe on ice - sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mick Mulvaney, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has pulled back from a full-scale probe of how Equifax Inc failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers, according to people familiar with the matter.

businessNews reuters.com

A decade after recession, a jump in U.S. states with wage gains

OAKLAND, Calif./CANTON, N.Y./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The kind of pay raises for which American workers have waited years are now here for a broadening swath of the country, according to a Reuters analysis of state-by-state data that suggests falling unemployment has finally begun boosting wages.

companyNews reuters.com

UK car sales slump around 6 percent in January- preliminary industry data

LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - British new car registrations fell by around 6 percent in January, continuing a trend of decline from last year, according to preliminary data released by an industry body on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf slides in response to Wall Street's tumble

DUBAI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Gulf stock markets sank early on Sunday in response to Friday's tumble on Wall Street, after U.S. data showed the strongest annual wage growth since 2009 and raised the risk of more interest rate hikes than expected this year.

companyNews reuters.com

MIDEAST STOCKS-Wall Street tumble likely to weigh on region

DUBAI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Middle Eastern stock markets look likely to be dampened on Sunday by Friday's sharp fall on Wall Street, after U.S. data showed the strongest annual wage growth since 2009 and raised the risk of more interest rate hikes than expected this year.

businessNews reuters.com

Dow sheds 400 points as bond yields rise on strong jobs data

(Reuters) - The S&P and the Dow were headed for their worst week in two years on Friday, as robust U.S. jobs data pushed up bond yields further and boosted chances of more interest rate hikes this year.

businessNews reuters.com

Stock futures drop further after strong jobs data

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures added to their losses on Friday after data showed job growth surged in January and wages increased further, bolstering expectations that inflation will push higher, and bond yields rose further.

companyNews reuters.com

German coalition agreement calls for 10-12 billion investment in fast data networks

BERLIN, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Germany's would-be coalition partners said on Friday they would allocate 10-12 billion euros of public money to build gigabit-speed fixed-line data networks over the coming four years.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

U.S. fund investors 'buy the dip' in stock, bond markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors cashed out of cash funds and stocked up on stocks in the latest week, ignoring a setback in markets and taking on more risk, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

businessNews reuters.com

More retailer forecasts will prevent UPS peak shopping season bottlenecks: CEO

(Reuters) - Getting more of its major retailer customers to share data on their holiday shipping needs will prevent a repeat of last year's parcel delivery bottleneck, United Parcel Service Inc's Chief Executive told Reuters.

cnn.com

Pennsylvania GOP leader defies court order on gerrymandering

A top Pennsylvania state Senate Republican is refusing to follow a court order requiring lawmakers to turn over data that would redraw the state's congressional map.

Labor and Jobs nytimes.com

Making Sense of the Jobs Report: It’s Not Always Easy

With monthly employment data, the reporter’s mission is to find the larger story in numbers that can lend themselves to diverging interpretations.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Google Says To Build Additional Data Center In Belgium‍​ - Blog

* GOOGLE SAYS TO BUILD NEW SOLAR FACILITY AND AN ADDITIONAL DATA CENTER IN BELGIUM‍​ - BLOG

cnn.com

Facts first: Climate change is real

New data released Thursday by NASA shows that 17 of the 18 hottest years on record have occurred since 2001.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

U.S. fund investors, undeterred by bond yields, go on buying spree

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors ignored rising bond yields and stomped into the markets in the days leading up to an equity selloff this week, Investment Company Institute (ICI) data...

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Activist investors' demands rejected more in 2017: data

BOSTON (Reuters) - Corporate chiefs said "no" more often to activist investors in 2017 who approached them with ideas on how to run their businesses and demands to sit on their boards, new data from...

cnn.com

Opinion: What your Fitbit can tell Russia

Ever wonder who might see the data from your Fitbit? It turns out it could be just about anybody -- and that has the Pentagon worried. Twenty-year-old Australian college student Nathan Ruser analyzed a heat map produced by data aggregator Strava, and what he found shows just how vulnerable troops deployed to hostile areas could be.

environmentNews reuters.com

Dams that supply Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Water levels at dams supplying South Africa's Cape Town fell further this week, data showed on Tuesday, the latest sign of a deepening crisis that could soon see taps in the tourist hub run dry by April.

businessNews reuters.com

Walmart to share inventory data with suppliers in battle with Amazon

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday the company will share more data with suppliers to move faster in replenishing out-of-stock items as it tries to better compete with rivals like Amazon.com Inc

Strava Inc nytimes.com

Big Data, Big Problems: How Strava’s Heat Map Uncovers Military Bases

Strava's online exercise-tracking map unwittingly reveals remote military outposts — and even the identities of soldiers based there. The situation shows how data collection can lead to unintended consequences.

Data Storage nytimes.com

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Latest Data Privacy Debacle

The Strava episode shows that the confidentiality of information is a public good that cannot be regulated by millions of individual choices.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: The Plight of Working Women, as Seen by the Woman in the Corner Office

“That’s What She Said,” by the former USA Today editor in chief Joanne Lipman, tackles gender politics at work with sympathy and reams of data.

topNews reuters.com

Pentagon blocks release of key data on Afghan war: watchdog

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon has restricted the release of critical information on the progress being made in the war in Afghanistan, a move that will limit transparency, the U.S. government's top watchdog on Afghanistan said on Monday.

healthNews reuters.com

Corbus cystic fibrosis drug to get FDA review on flare-up data

(Reuters) - Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will evaluate its experimental cystic fibrosis drug without requiring proof the product improves lung function, dramatically cutting the time and cost it will take Corbus to develop the drug.

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Strava Fitness App Can Reveal Military Sites, Analysts Say

A global map published by the company shows users’ movements and is said to expose data about bases and personnel, including those of U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria.

businessNews reuters.com

Facebook makes privacy push ahead of strict EU law

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook said on Monday it was publishing its privacy principles for the first time and rolling out educational videos to help users control who has access to their information, as it prepares for the start of a tough new EU data protection law.

Computers and the Internet nytimes.com

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

A stringent set of data protection rules will take effect in Europe in May. Facebook, Google and others are working overtime to be ready.

cnn.com

Data shows Trump's DC hotel was pricier and emptier than peers in 2017

Just a few months before President Donald Trump moved into the White House, his presence was already firmly established in downtown Washington, just a few blocks from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, at the newly opened Trump International Hotel.

domesticNews reuters.com

Driller at center of Oklahoma well blast has history of deadly accidents

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Patterson-UTI Energy, the contractor at the center of the deadliest U.S. drilling accident since the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in 2010, has the second worst worker fatality rate among its peers, according to federal workplace safety data.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 9-Oil rises, set for weekly gain as weak dollar underpins

* U.S. oil rig count rises by 12 this week - Baker Hughes (Updates prices, adds U.S. rig count data, analyst comment)

businessNews reuters.com

Dow hits record on Intel earnings

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at a record high on Friday, powered by gains in chipmaker Intel, and the other main indexes were higher as investors shrugged off weaker-than-expected U.S. economic growth data.

cnn.com

Why London is a hotspot for acid attacks

There was a record number of acid attacks in London in 2017, police data shows, as perpetrators turn to household cleaning products as weapons.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher on strong earnings, soft dollar

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Friday as gains in Intel and AbbVie following strong earnings and a slide in dollar helped investors look past weaker-than-expected U.S. economic growth data.