Facebook suspends another analytics firm amid investigation into data usage
Facebook is scrutinizing a Boston-based analytics firm over its contracts with government agencies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Apps from the firm, Crimson Hexagon, have been suspended from Facebook and Instagram while Facebook investigates whether the firm may have violated any of its developer policies. Crimson Hexagon pulls public user data from social […]
Can we quantify different features of music? Apparently yes; folks at Spotify have identified and measured songs’ features like danceability, accoustiness, valence, energy, pitchiness, and more. In this humble study I’ll use Spotify data to analyze the greatest Christmas songs of all time and find out how the musical features are connected, in addition to finding the most positive and danceable Christmas songs for the party! Now, you might ask yourself ‘why not just pick the songs you like the most?’ Not a chance, I believe in data and I’ll prove to you which songs you should like. So let’s… This story continues at The Next Web
Google is following in Amazon's footsteps with its own plans to expand its presence in New York City. The company announced on Monday that it's investing $1 billion on three sites in Lower Manhattan for more than 7,000 workers.
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