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Federal Efforts in Data Privacy Move Slowly

Photo Daniel J. Weitzner, the former United States deputy chief technology officer for Internet policy in the White House. He shepherded the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. Credit Charlie Mahoney for The New York Times In February 2012, the White ...

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Op-Ed Contributor: Seeking iPhone Data, Through the Front Door

Photo Tim Cook Credit Stephen Lam/Getty Images THE government and Apple have chosen interesting ground on which to contest the limits of government access to data on mobile devices. The case involves an F.B.I. request for Apple’s assistance in opening ...

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IBM Buys Truven, Adding to Growing Trove of Patient Data at Watson Health

IBM is looking to enhance the growth of its Watson Health business with the $ 2.6 billion purchase of Truven Health Analytics, which has data on the cost and treatment of more than 200 million patients. The planned acquisition of ...

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N.S.A. Gets Less Web Data Than Believed, Report Says

Photo The National Security Agency’s headquarters at Fort Meade, Md. Credit Saul Loeb/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images WASHINGTON — A newly declassified report by the National Security Agency’s inspector general suggests that the government is receiving far less data from Americans’ ...

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European Privacy Regulators Want More Details on U.S. ‘Safe Harbor’ Data Deal

Europe’s national privacy watchdogs on Wednesday demanded that the European Commission provide more details about a new agreement with the United States on moving people’s digital data — including online search queries, financial information and employee records — across the ...

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U.S. and Europe in ‘Safe Harbor’ Data Deal, but Legal Fight May Await

European officials on Tuesday agreed to a deal with the United States that would let Google, Amazon and thousands of other businesses continue moving people’s digital data, including social media posts and financial information, back and forth across the Atlantic. ...

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Observatory: New Wearable Sensor Can Collect Data From Sweat

Photo Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France wiped sweat from his face during the Australian Open. Researchers say their new wearable sensor can measure perspiration for conditions like dehydration and fatigue. Credit Rick Rycroft/Associated Press Wearable monitors measure heart rate, body temperature ...

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Microsoft Plumbs Ocean’s Depths to Test Underwater Data Center

Photo Ben Cutler, left, and Norman Whitaker, both of Microsoft Research, with the “Leona Philpot,” a prototype underwater data center, at the company’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Credit Matt Lutton for The New York Times REDMOND, Wash. — Taking a ...

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U.S. and European Negotiators Near Deadline for Data Transfer Deal

American and European officials entered Sunday rushing to reach a deal over how digital data — including people’s social media posts and financial information — could be transferred between the two regions. As of Saturday night, it was still unclear ...

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Wired for Profit: N.F.L. Data Deal: A Bet on Gambling?

Last winter, the National Football League began lining up suitors to distribute what has become one of the hottest commodities in sports: live data from games. Once limited to basic statistics, that data now includes everything from the bend in ...

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