Wireless providers in the United States make it easy to pay more than you should for a smartphone and an accompanying data plan. Here are eight questions you can ask (and answer) to make sure you get the best possible deal.
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The idea that the internet generations don't care about privacy is a myth — so talk to them and find out the truth before collecting their personal data.
After his family was stalked and abused using commercially available data, a ZDNet reader emailed Violet Blue to ask what he can do to fight the problem.
Government says it plans to ask the U.S. how it can decrypt data sent over messaging services such as WhatsApp and Viber, and complain about the lack of cooperation from U.S. service providers in aiding its cybercrime investigations.
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Enterprises are increasingly focused on using big data and analytics to help them better understand both the requirements of their customers, trends and patterns of customer activity and this requires a different approach. Dell says that this trend means that enterprises need a new type of leader, a chief data scientist, to help ask the right questions, in the right way and drive the transition to the data-driven enterprise.
Hortonworks' VP of Corporate Strategy attacks CIOs' Big 4 questions on Big Data.
The data center may hold your company's most vital assets, but that doesn't mean you have to run it yourself, say tech chiefs on the CIO Jury.
Big data could be the answer to all their problems but the trouble is most businesses may be failing to ask the right questions, according to analyst firm Gartner.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has released a comprehensive list of all the questions and factors that it would ask and take into consideration when investigating a data/privacy breach, providing organisations with few excuses to ignore security.
Having consulted on the matter, the government looks to set to press ahead with legislative plans that could force companies to reveal data they hold on customers to those customers, if they ask for it.
A researcher has developed a way of looking at clouds that assesses their individual "gravity" and the effect it can have on users' data
How can Hadoop and Enterprise data warehouse technology be made to work together in the 2010s? Ask a company that started with mainframes in the 1960s.
Bottlenecks in IT departments from data deluge causing end-users to ask for tools to generate analytics reports without tech support, but managing use and data compliance tricky.
This should be a short blog, as it asks a simple question, prompted by the announcement that both Visa and Mastercard are looking to sell customer data to advertising companies. However, while the question is simple enough to ask, it is not so straightforward to answer.
The data retention debate - pitting privacy rights against policing efforts - is about to heat up again.CNET reported late Monday that the U.
With all this talk of electoral reform in the air, is it too tenuous a link to ask whether we need a fresh approach to multiple platform database aggregation? Could that "single view of disparately located data" become even harder to achieve as the cloud gains its inevitable virtual foothold?
What if the information is now in a central data center and not just at one insurance, hospital or clinic facility? Who ensures the integrity of the data being input and is it accurate? Don’t even ask if you have access to it.
"Hard" questions firms should ask cloud providers before deployment, include legal and privacy implications of data stored in other countries, says security expert.
The Windows Easy Transfer utility is greatly improved in Windows 7, but it’s still missing a killer feature Microsoft promised three years ago. In this post, I explain how you can use this utility to move your data and settings to a new Windows 7 installation and ask the question that every Windows user wants to know: Why do you still have to reinstall programs when you move between PCs?
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