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A blockchain/IoT combo could reduce food fraud by $131B in five years

Blockchain is gaining ground in the supply chain arena, verifying not only the provenance of goods, but enabling suppliers of meats and produce to verify their origins and ensure regulatory rules are met.

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BlackBerry refreshes its UEM suite, focuses on zero-trust access

BlackBerry's latest version of its flagship Enterprise Mobility Suite is aimed at enabling management of all devices and apps across all vendor platforms.

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How Tableau is fitting into the Salesforce family

Salesforce has been talking up the capabilities of the analytics vendor that it bought last year, but any vision of the future for the combined vendors remains muddy

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Yes, Google's using your healthcare data – and it's not alone

There's a multi-billion dollar industry built around collecting healthcare data and anonymizing it so it can be used for research; it's perfectly legal.

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How to use the dtplyr package

The dtplyr 1.0 package lets you write dplyr R code and access speedy data.table performance. Find out how

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R data.table in 5 minutes

Get a quick look at the R data.table package in this 5-minute tutorial that gives a sample of the package’s speed and power.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table.

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Analysis paralysis

If an ad is served in the forest with no one around …

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How to export to Excel with R

See how to save a data frame from R to Excel – with styling or multiple tabs.

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Why Amazon Care may be the new model for corporate healthcare

Amazon's pilot program for providing healthcare to Seattle-area employees through telemedicine and at-home visits is only the latest in a concerted effort by companies to cut costs and improve care for employees.

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How to get API data with R

No R package for an API you’d like to use? No problem! See how to write your own R code to pull data from an API using API key authentication.

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How to make your own ggplot2 functions

See how easy it is to make your own functions using ggplot2, dplyr, and other tidyverse package functions – without worrying about quoted and unquoted column names! Thanks to the latest version of the rlang package, tidy evaluation is...

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How to use .SD in the data.table package

See how to use the special .SD symbol in the R data.table package.

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Get month-over-month comparisons in R

See various ways to calculate month-over-month, week-over-week, and year-over-year comparisons in R using dplyr and lubridate.

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How to send email with R and Gmail

See how to automate sending email with the R programming language and Gmail.

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Poorly designed systems make doctors 'a slave to their EHR'

Problems with clunky electronic health record workflows – and the inability to share patient information between clinics – are driving some physicians right out of healthcare. But some facilities have figured out how to make things...

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The biggest news out of Google I/O | TECH(feed)

At last week’s Google I/O conference, Google announced a slew of upgrades to its existing products. On today’s episode of TECH(feed), Juliet runs through some highlights of Google I/O announcements, including updates to Android OS and...

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FDA to pilot A.I., consider blockchain, to track and trace food

The FDA plans to pilot artificial intelligence and machine learning technology in its legacy food-screening systems – and it's exploring how to build out blockchain internally and industry-wide to increase the scale, efficiency and...

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