THE US dollar fell across the board on Friday after a survey of purchasing managers showed US business activity in the manufacturing and services sectors stalled in February and as investors...

IF RAW data is compared in value to crude oil, the data deluge should be akin to a digital tsunami. That is because the entire digital universe is expected to reach 44 zettabytes (one zettabyte is...

TECH TALK

NOWADAYS we don't really buy things. We just subscribe to online services. And how can we resist? The streaming revolution has brought us vast amounts of video and music entertainment at the click...

THE banking industry has had its share of money-laundering and fraud schemes over the last five years. These issues have become significant enough for banks to start investing heavily in some form...

IN GOD we trust, all others must bring data, is a line attributed to the American statistician W Edwards Deming, and highlights the importance of statistical measurement and analysis in verifying...

GOOGLE'S top health and cloud executives said the company isn't misusing health data from one of the biggest US health-care providers, pushing back against news reports that have triggered...

ALPHABET Inc's Google has signed its biggest cloud computing customer in healthcare to date, in a deal giving it access to datasets that could help it tune potentially lucrative artificial...

LATEST US DATA

US HIRING was unexpectedly resilient in October and prior months saw sharp upward revisions, offering hope that the labour market can propel consumers to keep spending and extend the record-long...

FREQUENT flyers often find themselves with hefty phone bills, and global travellers can drain their roaming data allowance. But eagles?

[SAN FRANCISCO] Apple Inc came under fire on Monday for sending web browsing data, including IP addresses, to China's Tencent Holdings Ltd, the latest criticism of how the company operates in the...