Data news sparking conversation this week: Genetics company is selling DNA data to consumers in the search for new drugs * The future of online obituary business is anything but grave * The E.U, and US agree to data transfer pact * and more.
- 23andMe Sells Data for Drug Search
MIT Technology Review – June 21, 2016 by Antonio Regalado
- Online Obituary Business Is Booming
Advertising Age – July 6, 2016
- Associated Press expands sports coverage with stories written by machines
VentureBeat – July 1, 2016 by Paul Sawers
- Brexit Threatens London’s Data Center Market
Information Week – July 1, 2016 by Nathan Eddy
- Europe Is Expected to Approve E.U.-U.S. Data Transfer Pact
New York Times — June 29, 2016 by Mark Scott
- The mad rush to own the rights to the blockchain
Fusion – July 4, 2016 by Elmo Keep
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