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Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says

Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says

Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says WASHINGTON — A military arm of the intelligence community buys commercially available databases containing location data from smartphone apps and searches it for Americans’ past movements without a warrant, according to an unclassified memo obtained by The New …

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How to Make Data Privacy Real

How to Make Data Privacy Real

How to Make Data Privacy Real How to Make Data Privacy Real This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. The U.S. government last week settled with an app that lets women track their periods over claims that it shared its users’ health information with Google and Facebook. A photo-storage …

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The Truth About Your WhatsApp Data

The Truth About Your WhatsApp Data

The Truth About Your WhatsApp Data The Truth About Your WhatsApp Data This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. There was a backlash to WhatsApp in recent days after it posted what appear to be overhauled privacy policies. Let me try to clarify what happened. Some people think the …

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One in five primary pupils is at school during England lockdown, government data shows

Most school leaders said demand for places has “greatly increased” compared to last spring’s lockdown, according to a new survey

One in five primary pupils is at school during England lockdown, government data shows One in five primary pupils is at school during England lockdown, government data shows One in five pupils in primary state schools were physically in school on Monday, government data shows, offering a glimpse on school numbers during England’s lockdown. It comes after education unions expressed …

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Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows

Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows

Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows The fast-growing cryptocurrency start-up Coinbase has been rattled in recent months by tensions between executives and employees who said they were being treated unfairly because of their race or gender. While management at the company has argued that the complaints were limited …

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New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll

New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll

New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll New Data Triples Russia’s Covid-19 Death Toll MOSCOW — After months of questions over the true scale of the coronavirus pandemic in Russia and the efficacy of a Russian-developed vaccine, the state statistical agency in Moscow has announced new figures indicating that the death toll from Covid-19 is more than three times as …

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Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data

Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data

Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data Turkish officials announced Thursday that a vaccine from the Chinese company Sinovac has an efficacy rate of 91.25 percent, but the finding was based on preliminary results from a small clinical trial and none of the data was …

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Our Digital Lives Drive a Brick-and-Mortar Boom in Data Centers

Our Digital Lives Drive a Brick-and-Mortar Boom in Data Centers

Our Digital Lives Drive a Brick-and-Mortar Boom in Data Centers Our Digital Lives Drive a Brick-and-Mortar Boom in Data Centers Goldman Sachs announced in October an investment of up to $500 million in data center infrastructure, and the private equity firms Blackstone and KKR have recently announced data center investments. Real estate investment trusts focused on data centers delivered returns …

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Wealthier, Whiter Areas Are More Likely to Get Help After Fires, Data Show

Wealthier, Whiter Areas Are More Likely to Get Help After Fires, Data Show

Wealthier, Whiter Areas Are More Likely to Get Help After Fires, Data Show Wealthier, Whiter Areas Are More Likely to Get Help After Fires, Data Show WASHINGTON — Wealthier and whiter neighborhoods stricken by wildfires are more likely to get help to reduce the risk of future fires, new data suggest, the latest evidence that racial and economic inequality leave …

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Moderna Vaccine Is Highly Protective and Prevents Severe Covid, Data Show

Moderna Vaccine Is Highly Protective and Prevents Severe Covid, Data Show

Moderna Vaccine Is Highly Protective and Prevents Severe Covid, Data Show Moderna Vaccine Is Highly Protective and Prevents Severe Covid, Data Show But fewer cases of Covid-19 occurred among trial participants in the early days of the Moderna trial, making it harder to measure differences between the vaccinated group and the placebo group. In any case, health officials have said …

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