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Flash cookie

Flash cookies, also known as local shared objects (LSO), are text files stored on a user’s hard drive when a browsers requests content that's supported by Adobe Flash. More

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"As companies opt to aggregate customer information from these new sources -- often without consumers’ knowledge and sometimes without their explicit consent -- new issues are emerging." -- Lauren Horwitz

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    Which software development model got its name from rugby football?
    a. Scrum
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    data lake

    A data lake uses a flat architecture to store data.

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Legal entity identifier, other semantic data mean better governance

When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.