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Capital One, Enterprise Ensnared in Facebook Ad Bias Scandal

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is pursuing allegations that several of Facebook’s advertisers broke the law by restricting job postings on the social network to people of certain ages or genders. The agency joins the Department of Justice and …

Benefits of Self-Driving Cars Weighed Against Moral Issues

Imagine you’re behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you’re confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people or veer left into a woman pushing …

Using Predictive Analytics to Reduce Claim Duration and Costs

Insurance claims professionals are pioneers in the use of predictive data analytics. Well before the term “Big Data” was coined, claims examiners were digging into the data within filed claims to unearth kernels of wisdom. These insights illuminated ways to …

HailStrike Offers New Storm Tracking Products

HailStrike, a provider of instant meteorological data that equips insurers, adjusters, roofing companies and other service industries whose customers are impacted by severe weather, announced two new products. Aniswath, a patent pending algorithm provides density, duration and direction of hail …