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Jul 09 2013
You’ve heard the legend of the Democratic data machine: the vast apparatus constructed by dozens of analytics wizards in Chicago and funded by Barack Obama’s billion-dollar campaign that gave the president’s party a dominant edge in political intelligence last cycle. Now, heading into the 2013 and 2014 elections, Democrats face a different kind of challenge: taking the campaign tools they’vePolitico
Oct 29 2012
Lines from a major economic speech by the Republican presidential contender are interesting examples of how politicians selectively pick and choose data to make their case.Washington Post
Jun 08 2022
Twitter has seemingly shifted its position after an impasse and will provide Elon Musk access to its internal data.
The decision comes days after Musk submitted an SEC filing demanding access to the company's internal data and threatening to withdraw his deal to purchase the social platform. The billionaire will now have access to the company's "firehose" of internal data, theWashington Examiner
Jun 08 2022
Shields Health Care Group is investigating a data security breach that may have impacted more than 50 health care facilities and some of their patients.
In a statement, the Quincy-based company said someone was able access to personal medical data back in March that included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, insurance information, medical treatment information and more.CBS News (Online)
Jun 08 2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has appeared to score a victory in his impasse with Twitter over repeated requests for its internal data on spam and fake accounts.
The social media giant has agreed to hand over a "firehose" of data comprising more than 500 million tweets posted each day, according to The Washington Post, citing an anonymous source familiar with the company's thinking. The outletFox Business
Dec 14 2021
The omicron variant appears to cause less severe disease than previous versions of the coronavirus, and the Pfizer vaccine seems to offer less defense against infection from it but still good protection from hospitalization, according to an analysis of data from South Africa, where the new variant is driving a surge in infections.
While the findings released Tuesday are preliminary andAssociated Press
Dec 03 2021
The U.S. employment report for November is a tale of two very different surveys: The establishment survey suggests employment rose just 0.1% in November, but the household survey suggests employment surged by 0.7%.
Some market watchers aren’t quite sure what to make of the data:
“One of the weirdest reports I have ever seen,” said Danny Dayan, chief investment officer at DwdBloomberg
Sep 11 2021
On Sept. 10, 2001, David Tyson — the only CIA officer fluent in Uzbek, the language spoken by more than 1 million Afghans at the time — was desperately trying to prevent a cache of United States-made Stinger missiles from falling into the hands of terrorists.
But Toby Harnden's new book, “First Casualty: The Untold Story of the CIA Mission To Avenge 9/11,” detailed how, according to theMSNBC
Jun 06 2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to back out of his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter over accusations that the company had not provided information about the presence of spam bots on its platform.
In a Monday letter, Musk’s attorneys wrote that Twitter was required to provide information that would allow him to independently review “spam and fake accounts” on the company’s platform. TheArs Technica New York Post (News) The Verge
Jul 25 2022
In young children, the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are expected to primarily protect against severe disease. Both shots successfully met the set benchmarks for vaccine effectiveness, which involved comparing antibody responses to those of adults. Online posts critical of government recommendations for the pediatric vaccines, however, fail to mentionFactCheck.org