This deep dive by Bloomberg into the Peter Thiel-backed firm Palantir raises new concerns about what can happen if the company’s data mining power is left unchecked as it looks to broaden its scope into the private sector. In the case of JPMorgan, one of the company’s early customers in the financial sector, the man in charge of the technology used it, at first, to monitor employees for...
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“It’s Hard to Know Where It Stops”
There are weeks when I read the news and think, “Really? Can all of this be happening?” Nowadays, I’m referring to the wild west of the startup and VC business, which is getting more insane by the term sheet. This week you saw unbelievable stories of rising prices, documented here by Kate. At the same time, there were important cautionary tales about the downsides of excessive...
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