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Google knows you’re buying underwear, hedge funds don’t

International Business Times

Quandl CEO Tammer Kamel talks about trending alternative data products and why hedge funds don’t care about personal data. Read More

AccuWeather sharing data from opted-out users

ZDNet

A security expert has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without explicit permission from users. Read More

Maersk’s tanker unit invests in quant hedge fund

Financial Times (subscription)

Maersk takes a significant stake in CargoMetrics, the Paul Tudor Jones-backed quant fund that specializes in shipping data. Read More

The human brain, markets and financial decision making

WorldQuant

A fascinating piece on neuroeconomics and the patterns in brain function that make financial decisions more predictable. Read More

Weapons of math destruction

EdSurge

A former hedge fund mathematician explains why she believes algorithms and AI in finance should be held to higher standards. Read More

World’s largest data center to be built in the Arctic

IFLScience

US-Norwegian startup Kolos to build a “fortress for data” on the edge of the Arctic Circle, powered by renewable energy. Read More

Secrets from the deep web

Tech in Asia

The deep web is at least 500 times larger than the surface web. A startup in India is exploring and sharing its secrets with top companies. Read More

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