The government, banks and other financial organisations are now dealing with fraud by using increasingly sophisticated detection methods.
Fraud was up 25% in the UK in 2021/22.
It’s now pay to play if you want access to Twitter’s data.
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Twitter has long allowed anyone to access its data about who tweeted what and when. This has been a boon to research, from public health to criminology. The new fees put that research at risk.
There’s little transparency surrounding how insurance firms collect, analyse and use our personal data when they establish insurance costs.
It’s easy to blame COVID. But Australia has suffered medicine shortages for years. The pandemic has only highlighted the problem. Here’s what we could do to better avoid shortages in the first place.
Big data analysis has unveiled startling links between seemingly unrelated things, such as how a person’s physical elevation above sea level might influence their personality.
Successfully innovating requires business executives to create an innovation-focused company culture, to engage strategically beneficial innovation practices and to avoid those that only work for certain industries.
Innovative companies engage in many highly touted best practices. While they can enhance competitiveness, some are more important than others and need a strategy for effective implementation.
Sports trading cards can be used as teaching tools.
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Student math skills dropped during the pandemic. A business professor believes using sports cards in class could help turn that around.
When employees step into a workplace or shoppers into a shopping mall, they’re unaware of the presence of the smart technology that surrounds them.
Behavioural control is poised to become a new resource for employers and the real estate industry.
Fans of ‘The Sopranos’ will have the option of watching Michael Gandolfini play a young Tony Soprano from their living rooms or in theaters.
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With pricing flexibility, the ability to capture data on viewers and the promise of attracting new subscribers, film premieres on streaming services are a no-brainer for studio executives.
The ‘DATA Bulls’ use computer science skills to create data analytics for college sports teams.
Pro sports teams use big data to win big. It’s time for colleges to get students in on the action, a computer science professor argues.
Many businesses struggle with data security, but the new Privacy Act means they will have to make protecting customers’ personal information a priority.
A Mountain Equipment Co-op store in Montréal .
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Since its inception, Mountain Equipment Co-op has collected information on every single transaction of each of its five million members. In the current digital economy, this data is a goldmine.
Australian emergency services are using social media for a number of purposes during disasters. What they are not doing well is analysing social media data in real time to improve disaster management.
To control the coronavirus spread, the U.S. needs to get the most value out of the limited testing capacity it has.
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Testing everyone for COVID-19 isn’t realistic in a country the size of the US, but there are ways to design testing systems that can catch most of the cases.
Singapore’s successful use of a mobile contact tracing app is among the ways New Zealand could use technology better in its COVID-19 lockdown.
Automated text messages if your phone detects you’re a long way from home, or discounted home internet, are just a few possible technology solutions to make New Zealanders “stay home to save lives”.
Advancements in data analytics can prevent food wastage and save farmers from significant losses along the fresh produce value chain.
Unlike purpose-built data storage systems, a data lake can be used to dump data in its original form. This data usually remains unsupervised.
A major cyber attack on a data lake could have immense consequences for any of us. And the damage could be felt anywhere from banking to the healthcare sector.
Analysing big data can tell us how a big city ticks, including where suitable housing and jobs are, and how best to get to them.
We have learnt to be wary of big data, but it can also be your friend: one platform combines and analyses data about housing, jobs and transport to reveal very useful information about living in Perth.
John Stockton holds the NBA record for career assists.
Why are three-pointer shots from the corner more efficient than the ones above the break? The answer: More than 90 percent of corner three-point shots are assisted.
Miami Marlins fans have little to look forward to this season.
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Roughly one-third of the league won’t be trying to win this season. What’s fueling this trend?