Data in the News for the week of October 3, 2016



Data news making waves this week: Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft create non-profit organization to convince consumers artificial intelligence isn’t evil * Verizon’s tall order: to reverse the trend of telecoms’ inability to execute content plans * Why police should use IP addresses as helpful clues rather than a smoking gun * and more.

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