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The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act , a rule passed in 1998 dictating that parents must grant consent before allowing their children under 13 to access certain websites, must adapt as technology develops, the FTC said. […]

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The Office of Personnel Management has 70 terabits of stored data that it plans to use for behavioral analysis. “We spent a lot of money to get those logged files,” said Clif Triplett, senior cyber information technology adviser for OPM. “We want to try to harvest the value.”






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At MeriTalk’s webinar on Preparing for the Federal Data Deluge, big data experts said that data storage and protection, which includes managing data centers, is a balancing act that only gets harder as the amount of data increases.






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With information from the Department of Agriculture’s new database, a person walking through the grocery store can use their phone to look up how many calories are in their cart. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, announced the Branded Food Products Database, an open data partnership.






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The National Center for Atmospheric Research selected Juniper Networks to provide infrastructure for a new supercomputer that will perform 5.34 quadrillion calculations per second. This new supercomputer will be installed at NCAR’s Wyoming Supercomputing Center this fall; it will be operational in 2017.






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Jon Froehlich at the University of Maryland is working with a team of graduate students on Project Sidewalk, an online tool through which users can view their Washington, D.C., neighborhoods with Google Street View and label areas that may be inaccessible to those with impaired mobility.






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