Explorium reveals $19.1M in total funding for machine learning data discovery platform – gpgmail

[ad_1] Explorium, a data discovery platform for machine learning models, received a couple of unannounced funding rounds over the last year — a $3.6 million seed round last September and a $15.5 million Series A round in March. Today, it made both of these rounds public. The seed round was led by Emerge with participation […]

Latest Adobe tool helps marketers work directly with customer journey data – gpgmail

[ad_1] Adobe has a lot going on with Analytics and the Customer Experience Platform, a place to gather data to understand customers better. Today, it announced a new analytics tool that enables employees to work directly with customer journey data to help deliver a better customer experience. The customer journey involves a lot of different […]

DMVs Are Selling Data to Private Investigators, Marketing Firms

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A new report shows that the DMVs (Department of Motor Vehicles) in many states are taking full advantage of the modern information economy, and they’re making bank doing it. The data we’re required to hand over by law in […]

What top enterprise VCs are thinking, using data effectively, ethics, Light, and Flipkart – gpgmail

[ad_1] Top VCs on the changing landscape for enterprise startups gpgmail had our debut confab for enterprise types this week at Yerba Buena Center in SF, where we heard from Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, Apple VP Susan Prescott of Apple, and Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich. We were sold out, which perhaps isn’t all […]

Monster.com says a third-party exposed user data, but didn’t tell anyone – gpgmail

[ad_1] An exposed web server storing résumés of job seekers — including from recruitment site Monster — has been found online. The server contained résumés and CVs for job applicants spanning between 2014 and 2017, many of which included private information like phone numbers and home addresses, but also email addresses and a person’s prior […]

How early-stage startups can use data effectively – gpgmail

[ad_1] “If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.” – Jim Barksdale Koen Bok is the co-founder of Framer, a design software company focused on helping people express their most creative ideas. Previously, Koen founded Sofa, an Apple Design Award-winning agency that was eventually acquired […]

Mental health websites in Europe found sharing user data for ads – gpgmail

[ad_1] Research by a privacy rights advocacy group has found popular mental health websites in the EU are sharing users’ sensitive personal data with advertisers. Europeans going online to seek support with mental health issues are having sensitive health data tracked and passed to third parties, according to Privacy International’s findings — including depression websites […]

India’s Oyo acquires Copenhagen-based data science firm Danamica for $10M – gpgmail

[ad_1] India’s Oyo said on Monday it has acquired Copenhagen-based data science firm Danamica as the giant lodging startup works to expand its business in Europe. Neither of the parties disclosed financial terms of the deal, but a source familiar with the matter told gpgmail that Oyo paid about $10 million to acquire the Danish […]

Google to pay security researchers who find Android apps and Chrome extensions misusing user data – gpgmail

[ad_1] Google said it will pay security researchers who find “verifiably and unambiguous evidence” of data abuse using its platforms. It’s part of the company’s efforts to catch those who misuse user data collected through Android apps or Chrome extensions — and to avoid its own version of a scandal like Cambridge Analytica, which saw […]

Federal grand jury indicts Paige Thompson on two counts related to the Capital One data breach – gpgmail

[ad_1] The Department of Justice said today that a federal grand jury has indicted software engineer Paige Thompson on two counts related to the Capital One data breach that affected over 100 million customers. The charges in the indictment carry penalties of up to 25 years in prison. Thompson will be arraigned in U.S. District […]