BrandPost: How a Trust Gap is Holding Back Analytics

The trend is unquestionably growing: Data and analytics (D&A) is increasingly shaping how companies do business. Complex analytics are delivering better, faster decisions; driving rapid investment across all business sectors; and offering the power to unlock untold value in organizations, from product development and streamlining operations to managing risk and compliance.        There is no question that companies want more D&A in order to take advantage of those…

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Emails and interviews show Uber bought 1,000+ faulty Hondas, which were subject to recall, in Singapore and leased them to drivers; one vehicle caught fire (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Emails and interviews show Uber bought 1,000+ faulty Hondas, which were subject to recall, in Singapore and leased them to drivers; one vehicle caught fire  —  Chasing breakneck growth, the ride-hailing giant bought Honda SUVs in Singapore subject to a recall—then one caught fire Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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FedEx aims peak surcharges at ‘bad shipping habits’

The seasonal holiday surcharges FedEx announced Thursday may force some US shippers to confront entrenched “bad habits” when it comes to packaging and shipping, and could boost business for alternative last-mile delivery companies, a transportation consultant said. The second-largest US parcel carrier said it would not apply residential holiday surcharges to… Source: http://www.joc.com

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Marcus Hutchins, who helped stop WannaCry, arrested by FBI after Def Con; DoJ indictment accuses him of helping spread Kronos banking trojan in 2014-2015 (The Guardian)

The Guardian: Marcus Hutchins, who helped stop WannaCry, arrested by FBI after Def Con; DoJ indictment accuses him of helping spread Kronos banking trojan in 2014-2015  —  Marcus Hutchins arrested over his alleged role in creating Kronos malware targeting banks  —  Marcus Hutchins, the 23-year-old British … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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