"I’m not sure I can say this more clearly: we’re not in cahoots with the NSA and there’s is no government program that Google participates in that allows the kind of access that the media originally reported."
FindTheBest launches sister site FindTheCompany to help consumers make more informed business decisions based off detailed, objective data.
GE just announced a new "big-data" and analytics platform it calls “Predictivity," and it has some big partners on board to give it reach.
Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, AOL, and Apple might breathe a little easier today as NSA Director General Keith Alexander lends credibility to their testimony.
Parakweet's core product Bookvibe combines natural language processing and social-media analytics to find the books that are right for you.
Editor's Pick "Thank you for working to protect America," Rep. Rogers said. "You're doing a very difficult job -- thank you on behalf of America."
Health startup Medivo has raised $15 million to expand its health monitoring platform that connects doctors, consumers, and clinical labs. The company's vision is to save and improve lives through faster and easier access to quality health care.
I'm sure you're happy to know that deep neural networks perform signiﬁcantly better than shallow networks. But you might be thrilled to learn that Microsoft has doubled the speed at which it can translate what you say into text ... while also improving accuracy.
"It's like a giant game of Risk," Prince says as he talks about trying to put servers in Turkey, which is hard, and settling for Bulgaria, which is the gateway to the country.
Only 47 out of 100 senators showed up for a high-level intelligence briefing with senior NSA officials. The rest chose to head home early for a long weekend instead.
In the wake of revelations about PRISM, Facebook releases more information about government requests for user data, but Google said its measures aren't going far enough.
The President issued a memorandum today to expand the availability of spectrum and bolster America's leadership in wireless innovation. He mandated that Federal agencies free up a significant portion of wireless spectrum so that it can be used by individuals and businesses.
When Edward Snowden leaked the news about PRISM, we thought it was just 9 U.S. companies that were sharing customers' data with the National Security Agency (NSA). Now it looks like literally thousands of technology, finance, and manufacturing firms are working with the NSA, CIA, FBI, and branches of the U.S. military.
Sometimes there is a reason companies do things under the radar.
Big data company GoodData has raised $22 million from Latin America's largest enterprise software company TOTVS and entered into an exclusive partnership.
There wasn't a huge number of deals today, but the ones that there were, were big.
All the unnecessary trouble and bother over this silly little NSA unconstitutionally spying on Americans thing would be gone and forgotten in a moment, if only -- silly us -- we knew how to count.
Silverback Learning has raised $2.5 million for its educational-technology platform that takes a "360 degree" approach to education.
Dataminr has closed $30 million for its real-time analytics service that gives financial clients alerts about relevant breaking news before news outlets even find out.
Shockingly, the European Union may turn out to be ordinary Americans' best friend.