For banks, data on your spending habits could be a gold mine

Business Dec 3, 2019

For banks, data on your spending habits could be a gold mine

There's a powerful new player watching what you buy so it can tailor product offerings for you: the bank behind your credit or debit card. For years, Google LLC and Facebook Inc. have been showing ads based on your online behavior. Retailers from Amazon.com Inc. ...

Business Jun 17, 2019

Canada backs start-up to boost big data on space debris

The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris. Support from the Canadian Commercial Corporation ...

Government urges utilities in Japan to manage data with care

Business May 23, 2019

Government urges utilities in Japan to manage data with care

The government asked critical infrastructure operators Thursday to manage important data in Japan rigorously, in a bid to prevent its disclosure. The request was made as part of the government's revised guidelines on security standards for operators of essential services such as electricity, water and ...