LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

 LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates ...

Comparably launches Glassdoor competitor for salary data

 With $ 6.5 million in funding from Crosslink Capital, Upfront Ventures, 500 Startups and others, Comparably is launching a platform for employment and salary information. The ...

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More iPhone – TechCrunch

NY Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Government Request For iPhone Data

 In a New York case, Judge Orenstein has ruled in favor of Apple, denying a government request for information on an iPhone. Read More Apple – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Second European Data Center Is Coming To Ireland

 Facebook today officially announced that it plans to open its second European data center in Clonee, Ireland. The town, which sits right outside of Dublin will play host to Facebook’s ...

European Antitrust Chief Eyeing Tech Giants’ Hold On Data

 The European Union’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has fired a warning shot about the competition risks posed by dominant tech platforms that harvest vast ...

In Letter To Google CEO, Sen. Franken Raises Questions Regarding Student Data Collection

 In a letter sent Wedesday to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) sought to raise questions regarding Google’s use of data gathered from their EdTech ...

Apple Now Lets Developers Track Their Apple TV Apps’ Analytics Data

 Along with the release of new versions of its software across all of its platforms yesterday, Apple also rolled out a change that will have a major impact on those publishers ...

Microsoft Acquires Big Data Startup Metanautix

 Microsoft announced today that it has purchased Metanautix, a big-data focused startup that came out of stealth in 2014. The company was backed by $ 7 million in capital, including ...

LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics

 LinkedIn, a social network focused around the working world with nearly 400 million members, is well known for how it uses algorithms to suggest potential business connections ...

SnapLogic Raises $37.5 Million To Help Legacy Data Play Nicely In The Cloud

 SnapLogic, a company that helps connect data from legacy applications to the cloud or to a centralized internal data lake, announced a $ 37.5 million round today. Investors include ...

Chrome’s Browser On Android Can Now Save Up To 70% Of Your Data

 For some time, Google has been developing technology to reduce data consumption on mobile devices. Last January, the company officially introduced an optional data compression ...