Data in the News for the week of October 17, 2016



Big Data news making the rounds this week: WPP’s Xaxis acquires Triad Retail Media * Big Data could mean big money for the auto industry by 2030 * The labyrinth of trouble that is location tracking and ‘opting in’ * plus much more.

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