Information in investigations, and other stories.

Lots of blurbs today, so a quick summary.

Importance of translation of information into different languages, and retaining the nuance. “Helping Hands Cut Through D.C.’s Political Jargon,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 A1 http://on.wsj.com/1alkMwY

Who struck John? Role of information in investigations.  “Christie Faces Investigations By Two Panels,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 A4 http://on.wsj.com/1aZOTdi

The first step in managing (regulating) something is finding out what you have and where you have it. “Beijing to Create Property Tracker,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 A10 http://on.wsj.com/1j5DnoW Do you know what information your company has and where it has it?

Marketers (not NSA) tracking you through your phone.  Scary? Who thinks we have privacy anymore? Where’s Waldo? Wall Street Journal January 14, 2014 B1 http://on.wsj.com/1m58fTw  What happens if you use “free” Wi-Fi?  Waldo’s at his therapist’s office, in Toronto, or on the golf course, or at school. Who owns this information? Sen. Al Franken proposes a bill prohibiting collection of location data without consent. Trust us.

The Great Weather Competition. Al Roker on your iPhone? “DirecTV Attacks Fees For Weather Channel,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 B1 http://on.wsj.com/L7BdHr  Is there an app for that?

Wrong-Way Peachfuzz. “Jet Lands at Wrong Airport,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 B4 http://on.wsj.com/KgWwFh I guess Google Maps needs an update.

EU film licenses a competition law problem? Information in investigations, again.  Territorial restrictions by contract. “EU Investigates Film, Pay-TV License Deals,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 B4 http://on.wsj.com/1fuFIcz

Information in investigations, round three. “Surprise! Audits Dig Deeper,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 B6 http://on.wsj.com/JYGkZz  Audits of internal controls get MORE extensive?  One third fail. Did managers sign off on transactions? Minutes from meetings? Accordingly, audits cost more.  Whose ox is being gored?

Traders charged with fraud. “Charges For Three Over Libor,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 C1 http://on.wsj.com/1d3zDMg

23andme a health care expense? Use of DNA to decide medical treatments. “In the Future, Custom-Fit Treatments,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2013 D1 http://on.wsj.com/1dnFznS

Run faster, Jump higher.  PF Flyers. The headline says it all. “For NBA Rising Star, Training Is All in the Data,” Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014 D3 http://on.wsj.com/1eBT0Pi Biomechanics evaluation system.

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