Big Data

Alleged Fake Online Review Spammers Get Taken to Court

Websites that rely on user reviews and ratings often use filters to screen out opinions that are likely to be fraudulent. But the filters can only do so much. This week, decided to file a lawsuit to get alleged spammers to stop flooding its ratings service with fake reviews of car dealerships.

Give Disney Visitors Hi-Tech Wristbands and They Spend More Money

Once again, Disney appears to have mastered the art of rolling out a new perk for guests—that actually winds up with them spending more money at Disney. This time, it’s a wristband that serves as a combo admissions pass, room key, credit card, and reservation assistant for rides and restaurants.

The Real Reason Telecoms Cooperate on National Security? Money

Verizon, the phone company whose disclosure of customer data to the U.S. federal government is at the center of the furor over cooperation by technology companies with top-secret national-security programs, has offered a precise, clear, but little-noticed public explanation of why it did what it did.

The Verizon explanation is not in the …

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