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Dice Launches Analytics Service for IT Jobs Recruiters, Aggregates Millions of Social Media Profiles

by   |   February 4, 2013   |   Leave a comment

Dice, a leading tech-industry job site, has unveiled a new service that gathers, sifts and analyzes millions of personal profiles to help recruiters identify candidates for hard-to-fill IT jobs. While the OpenWeb service promises to make online background searches of job seekers more efficient, it also raises privacy questions. Read More…

Legal Experts: Business, Policymakers Need to Address Data Ethics, Privacy as Data Proliferates

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As collection and use of information about individuals and its use in marketing and research continues to grow, it is clear that there is no easy way to prevent privacy and security breaches. At a January 30 symposium at Georgetown University, legal experts discussed how industry and government can protect data privacy and security. Read More…

Data Warehousing Wafts Further into the Cloud

by   |   January 25, 2013   |   Leave a comment

Companies have been able to run data analytics applications in the cloud for some time, either by leasing dedicated space or using a utility-style rental model on shared equipment. Now, Internet companies and startups are building data warehousing offerings designed from the ground up to run on the cloud. Read More…