Data-fusion companies are making files on everyone — even you

Forget telephoto lenses and fake mustaches: The most important tools for America’s 35,000 private investigators are database subscription services.  For more than a decade, professional snoops have been able to search troves of public and nonpublic records — known addresses, DMV records, photographs of a person’s car — and condense them into comprehensive reports costing […] Read more »

Big data companies prepare for UK 'tech island'

However, building a secure island of IT will weaken some of the benefits promised by cloud computing and Balkanise data flows, others have warned. RSS-1 Related Posts:Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centres: mediaData-fusion companies are making files on everyone — even youRISC Networks Finds That IT Teams Require More Effective […] Read more »