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Sterling Biotech Rs 8,100 cr bank fraud: ED claims Sandesara family misused public money to splurge on luxury watches, diamond jewellery, liquor
Business

Sterling Biotech Rs 8,100 cr bank fraud: ED claims Sandesara family misused public money to splurge on luxury watches, diamond jewellery, liquor

Sandesara brothers, Nitin, Chetan and his wife Dipti, are suspected to be hiding in Tirana, national capital of Albania

Data mining, AI & social media might help strengthen sectarian identity, reinforce biases
News & Analysis

Data mining, AI & social media might help strengthen sectarian identity, reinforce biases

Data mining, AI, social media fuels sectarian divides rather than promoting cross-cultural understanding.

Facebook tracks data of Android users even if they do not have an account
News & Analysis

Facebook tracks data of Android users even if they do not have an account

At least 61 percent apps automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment a user opens the app.

Facebook fired with the latest legal salvo by DC targeting its privacy lapses
News & Analysis

Facebook fired with the latest legal salvo by DC targeting its privacy lapses

The lawsuit seeks to punish Facebook for allowing data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica.

Amazon to house and mine massive amounts of data generated by Chile's telescopes
News & Analysis

Amazon to house and mine massive amounts of data generated by Chile's telescopes

This will prove fertile ground for Amazon to develop new Artificial Intelligence tools.

Govt will wait for Facebook and Cambridge Analytica's responses before taking any action: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
News & Analysis

Govt will wait for Facebook and Cambridge Analytica's responses before taking any action: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad further said that a UK parliamentary committee is conducting an investigation and added that he did not wish to comment on the views of one of its members.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data row: Political vision of politicians needs to be steered by people, not mathematical algorithms
India

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data row: Political vision of politicians needs to be steered by people, not mathematical algorithms

Even though the process of manipulating the political narrative during elections is not something new, there is something sinister about for-profit organisations and foreign agents using data technologies to disrupt democratic norms.

India's agritech startups are employing data mining and AI to improve crop yield, make farming profitable
India

India's agritech startups are employing data mining and AI to improve crop yield, make farming profitable

Agritech startups are disrupting the Indian agricultural economy in unexpected ways by employing data mining and AI to help improve crop yield.

Apps, whether NaMo or Facebook, are meant to harvest data; what India needs is a Lokpal for data protection
Business

Apps, whether NaMo or Facebook, are meant to harvest data; what India needs is a Lokpal for data protection

When grey areas in data science meet political innuendo, as with the controversy around the Narendra Modi app, results can be incendiary in the age of real-time social media

Brazilian prosecutors to investigate if Cambridge Analytica 'influenced' country's October elections
World

Brazilian prosecutors to investigate if Cambridge Analytica 'influenced' country's October elections

Federal prosecutors in Latin America's biggest country announced Thursday that they are conducting an investigation to determine if Cambridge Analytica illegally used the profiles of millions of Brazilian Facebook users

Cambridge Analytica row: BJP govt manufacturer of fake news, biggest data thieves, says Randeep Surjewala
Politics

Cambridge Analytica row: BJP govt manufacturer of fake news, biggest data thieves, says Randeep Surjewala

BJP govt is a manufacturer of fake news and an epitome of post-truth. Their nexus with Cambridge Analytica has been exposed, Randeep Surjewala said.

Congress misused services of Cambridge Analytica during 2017 Gujarat polls, says BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad
Politics

Congress misused services of Cambridge Analytica during 2017 Gujarat polls, says BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad accused Congress of "lying" and "misusing" the services of the data mining company Cambridge Analytica to win the Gujarat Assembly elections in December 2017

Facebook crisis management in tailspin too, Zuckerberg silence is making things worse
World

Facebook crisis management in tailspin too, Zuckerberg silence is making things worse

The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, assume responsibility and take decisive action. Crisis-management experts say Facebook is 0-for-4.

China to invest heavily in artificial intelligence, to help predict social unrest and terrorism: Report
News & Analysis

China to invest heavily in artificial intelligence, to help predict social unrest and terrorism: Report

China has outlined plans to become a world-leader in artificial intelligence by 2025, laying down a challenge to US dominance in the sector amid heightened international tensions over military applications of the technology.

Narendra Modi says cancelled registration of 100,000 companies in attack on black money
Business

Narendra Modi says cancelled registration of 100,000 companies in attack on black money

More than 300,000 firms had come under scanner for irregular transactions following the banknote ban, while licences of more than 100,000 firms had been cancelled.

Google is looking to acquire Kaggle, a social network of sorts for data scientists: Report
News & Analysis

Google is looking to acquire Kaggle, a social network of sorts for data scientists: Report

Rumour has it that Google will acquire Kaggle, one of the largest communities of data scientists around.

Your personal information is already up for sale, and there's little you can do about it
News & Analysis

Your personal information is already up for sale, and there's little you can do about it

Data can be used for both good and bad. In a country that’s only recently taken its first steps towards its digital future, an understanding of the dangers, as well as advantages, of this digital world is paramount.

Differential pricing: Use an axe, not a scalpel to stop these anti-competitive practices
News & Analysis

Differential pricing: Use an axe, not a scalpel to stop these anti-competitive practices

In the current inquiry, two different problems, neither particularly intricate, have been conflated by Telecommunications and platform companies, seeking to avoid limitations on anti-competitive conduct who believe they benefit from the resulting confusion.

Getting the real deal: Why data mining is important
Business

Getting the real deal: Why data mining is important

Deriving insights from data or data analytics can be classified into three forms: Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive.

US, UK spy agencies exploit apps like Angry Birds to get data: report
News & Analysis

US, UK spy agencies exploit apps like Angry Birds to get data: report

US and British intelligence agencies have plotted ways to gather data from Angry Birds and other smartphone apps that leak users' personal information onto global networks.