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The FTC is concerned about how companies are using their big data. FTC has warned in a new report that while big data can benefit under-served populations through better opportunities for education, credit, health care and employment, it can also lead to reduced opportunities and targeting of vulnerable consumers for fraud and higher prices.
CompTIA conducted a survey of 402 businesses and IT professionals regarding their big data projects. The report found that organizations are willing to work with third parties for help with their data initiatives.
Also at CES, Samsung and Microsoft announced their partnership in developing IoT devices based on Windows 10. They plan on creating products that can run on the platform and integrate with other companies developing hardware and services on Microsoft’s OS.
Ericsson, AT&T Trailing Cellular LPWA solution for massive IoT – FierceWireless
LTE is turning up for tiny IoT Devices – Computer World
Amazon to Sell Wifi, IoT Chips – Network World
Forbes talks with VP of IBM Watson Steve Gold on how IBM is taking on the world. Steve discussed the advancements being made in cognitive computing, calling it the arrival of the new “era” in computing. He used the example, “cognitive computers don’t need to be programmed—they can learn for themselves.”
Practical Ecommerce lists 10 very surprising mistakes that large ecommerce sites made after the holiday season rush. For example, Overstock.com still had their Christmas banner up six days after Christmas was over.
10 Surprising mistakes on large Ecommerce Sites – Practical Ecommerce