Pandemic allowing governments to introduce digital surveillance and data collection tools

In their fight against the coronavirus, some governments are introducing digital surveillance and data collection tools that could pose a lasting threat to citizens’ rights, according to a new report by research institute Freedom House. CNN.com – RSS Channel – … Read more…

Telmate data breach leaked personal info for millions of prisoners

Telmate, a widely used prison phone service, left millions of inmates’ and their contacts’ data exposed online, according to Comparitech. Comparitech security researcher Bob Diachenko discovered an unsecured database in early August containing 11 million records of inmates and their … Read more…

The data comes as students return to school and health officials are trying to understand the effects of the virus on children

More than 97,000 children in the US tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, a new report says. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Shanghai stocks jump 2% as data shows China’s services sector grew in June; U.S. jobs report beats expectations

A private survey showed Friday that China’s services sector showed it growing at its fastest pace in over a decade in June, according to Reuters, with the Caixin/Markit services Purchasing Manager’s Index coming in at 58.4 for the month. Asia … Read more…

Coronavirus vaccines: ‘Encouraging’ early data for some, a trial delay for another and more research ahead

Scientists around the world are racing to develop Covid-19 vaccines and there’s news almost daily about steps forward — this week, there was “encouraging” preliminary data for some vaccine candidates and word from top health officials that the United States … Read more…

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Early Positive Data from Phase 1/2 Study of mRNA-Based COVID-19 …

Pfizer Inc. (New York, NY, USA) and Biopharmaceutical New Technologies (BioNTech Mainz, Germany) have announced preliminary data from the most… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Estée Lauder names Jane Lauder first-ever EVP, enterprise marketing and chief data officer; Michelle Freyre to helm Clinique globally

The firm has appointed Jane Lauder to the new role of executive vice president, enterprise marketing and chief data officer, and named Michelle Freyre as senior vice president, global general manager, Clinique. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Coronavirus tracing apps could be used by hackers to access your personal data, report says

Cybercriminals could trace your device or access sensitive personal data through contact-tracing apps built for the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. In a report released Thursday, cybersecurity firm Check Point noted that U.S. developers are working on contact tracing … Read more…

Data Shows Many Americans Moving Around Like There’s No Pandemic | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams | MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve … Read more…

Does drug touted by Trump work on COVID-19? After data debacle, we still don’t know

Scientists are resuming COVID-19 trials of the now world-famous drug hydroxychloroquine, as confusion continues to reign about the anti-malarial hailed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential “game-changer” in fighting the pandemic. Reuters: Science News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

UK coronavirus live: statistics watchdog calls government’s testing data inadequate and misleading

News updates: MPs return to Westminster; statistics authority says testing data ‘widely criticised and often mistrusted’ UK coronavirus death toll nears 50,000, latest official figures show AI firm that worked with Vote Leave wins new coronavirus contract Critics round on … Read more…

Expect more shocking economic data in the week ahead with the unemployment rate set to near 20%

The growth-versus-value rotation could continue to be a stock market theme in the week ahead, as investors watch emerging headwinds. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

As Meatpacking Plants Reopen, Data About Worker Illness Remains Elusive

Emails show local officials received conflicting signals from state leaders and meatpacking companies about how much information to release about outbreaks in plants. NYT > Business > Economy SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Moderna shares surge 30% after reporting ‘positive’ data on early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial

Moderna’s closely watched early-stage human trial for a coronavirus vaccine produced Covid-19 antibodies in all 45 participants, sending the company’s shares surging by about 30% in premarket trading. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Trump Pushes States To Reopen As Data Predicts Spike In COVID-19 Deaths | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams | MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve … Read more…

Florida Officials Won’t Release Coronavirus Death Toll Data, Report Says

The state’s medical examiners were releasing coronavirus death totals, until the Department of Health intervened. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

The Federal Reserve chairman previewed some awful economic data headed our way as a direct consequence of coronavirus and protective measures

Tracking US cases | Podcast | Timeline | Resources CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION … Read more…

U.S. government, tech industry discussing ways to use smartphone location data to combat coronavirus

The U.S. government is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts about how they can use data gleaned from Americans’ phones to combat the novel coronavirus, including tracking whether people are … Read more…

U.S. wireless carriers face $200 million in FCC fines for mishandling customer data

Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T can definitely hear the FCC now.  The nation’s largest mobile providers are facing potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in fines after the Federal Communications Commission determined the companies didn’t adequately protect customers’ location data. … Read more…

Waymo joins backlash against California self-driving data requirement

Alphabet Inc’s Waymo and General Motors Co’s Cruise are leading a backlash against a California reporting requirement on self-driving vehicle test data that the companies claim is not relevant or accurate in measuring performance or progress. Reuters: Technology News BEST … Read more…

IOVA Abuzz, SUPN Study Flops, IMV Plunges Despite Positive Ovarian Cancer Data

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about IMV’s ovarian cancer trial results, reports of Iovance considering a possible sale, Nemaura’s head -to-head study with a major Glucose Monitoring System, and disappointing trial results of Vanda and Supernus. RTT – Top … Read more…

COCP, MRNA Jump On Coronavirus Update, LPCN Making 4th Try, NGM Up On NASH Data

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about NGM Biopharma’s phase II NASH study results, Moderna’s Coronavirus program, COCRYSTAL’s focus on COVID-19 coronavirus and norovirus, Lipocine’s update on the New Drug Application of TLANDO, growing woes of Mallinckrodt, and Takeda Pharma’s … Read more…

Japanese data on cruise ship coronavirus infections backs quarantine strategy

Newly released data from a Japanese research institute appears to back the government’s case that its quarantine strategy for the Diamond Princess cruise ship was successful in stemming contagion of the coronavirus among passengers. Reuters: Science News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

ACST Plunges On Data Delay, MREO On Watch, AQST Faces FDA In Sep.

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about an update on Acasti Pharma’s TRILOGY 2 study, Biohaven’s disappointing results from Generalized Anxiety Disorder trial, Aquestive Therapeutics’ date with FDA, the clinical hold on LogicBio Therapeutics’ methylmalonic acidemia trial and Mereo BioPharma’s … Read more…

Streaming and data demands doing more damage to the environment than you think | Your Morning

Your Morning SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Russia Accuses Whistleblower in World Anti-Doping Agency Case of Modifying Key Data

Russia is blaming the World Anti-Doping Agency’s star witness for modifying key laboratory data. His lawyer says that’s nonsense. The Russian Investigative Committee, a major law enforcement agency, alleges that former Moscow anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov remotely changed test … Read more…

A 10-point plan to reboot the data industrial complex for the common good

A posthumous manifesto by Giovanni Buttarelli, who until his death this summer was Europe’s chief data protection regulator, seeks to join the dots of surveillance capitalism’s rapacious colonization of human spaces, via increasingly pervasive and intrusive mapping and modelling of … Read more…

Researchers lift the curtain behind the ‘black box’ of data broker records

It’s no longer news that our data is for sale. Data brokers often use online browsing records to create digital consumer profiles that are then sold to marketers as pre-defined audiences for targeted advertising. Consumer Behavior News — ScienceDaily ENTERTAINMENT … Read more…

A hit-and-run scooter crash nearly killed him. Now he’s fighting for the data that could reveal the rider’s identity.

A Chicago cyclist was injured by an electric scooter rider who fled the scene. Now he’s gone to court to get the city’s scooter companies to turn over personal information about their riders and their history. Innovations BEST DEAL UPDATE … Read more…

Climate Warning: California Continues To Burn, Data Estimates Of Global Flooding | MTP Daily | MSNBC

MTP Daily with Chuck Todd | MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s … Read more…

Privacy groups actually side with Uber in scooter data fight

In Los Angeles, a battle’s been slowly brewing between scooter-shares and the transportation department. Now, privacy organizations are taking sides. Scooter companies like the Uber-owned Jump are not having it with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) data-gathering policies … Read more…