Data Mining Used by New York to Catch Tax Fraud

A new data mining system, similar to the ones used by Homeland Security agencies, is being used by the New York State Department of Taxation to catch tax fraud by individuals and businesses. The use of data mining to catch tax cheats is the brainchild of Bill Comiskey, deputy commissioner fo the Office of Tax […]

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Microgaming Network Ends Data Mining of Poker Hand History

The Microgaming Network has decided to stop allowing access to the poker hand data that was available to players on the popular poker site. According to sources at Microgaming, the company has stopped players from viewing hand histories that used to be available on the site. In addition, Microgaming has stopped letting players download and […]

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New Data Mining Super Computer to Identify Criminals and Fraud

Data mining guru Hank Asher, the man behind notable people search and public records databases like AutoTrack, ChoicePoint and Accurint, is developing the next generation of of super-sleuthing, data-mining computer systems to catch criminals and indentify fraud. Asher has made millions of dollars collecting public records on people ( including: property records, legal records, criminal […]

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Use of Open-Source Data Mining and Business Intelligence Software Growing

According to a recent Computer World article, the use of open source business intelligence software for data mining is doubling every year. While commercial business intelligence software makers are still viewed as having the best data mining technology on the market, the open source business intelligence software offerings are seen as being good enough for […]

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Find Out What Acxiom’s Data Mine Knows About You

Have you ever wanted to know what one of the big public records aggregators and data providers like ChoicePoint, Accurint or Acxiom knows about you? When you apply for a job, security clearance or even an apartment, the company or organization will often do a background check on you as a precondition for employment etc. […]

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