Healthcare, Covid-19, Passive Fund, China’s Economy, Supply Chain, T-Mobile

This week, we start with a piece on the advantages of using medical data while taking into account its sensitivity. The next article discusses China’s publication of inconsistent COVID-19 data. Following this post, we discuss passive funds, that are becoming popular and now make up a sizeable portion of the Indian market. The next story discusses how National Bureau of Statistics data showed a bump in Chinese economy in the fourth quarter. Moving forward, we have an article that discusses how supply chains will become profitable and efficient thanks to AI and ML. Lastly, there is an article which focuses on the latest breach at T-Mobile, exposing Data of its consumers.

How can health data be used for public benefit? 3 uses that people agree on

An individual or organization to sell or re-sell another persons identified health data to be used for a purpose that has no patient, public or societal benefit. Points of disagreement Among other topics, the participants discussed uses of health data about systemically marginalized populations and companies using health data.

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China’s Missing COVID-19 Data

Considering aggregate data, anecdotal accounts, and common sense, it is difficult to downplay the significance of Beijing’s sudden decision to reverse its once prized zero COVID policy, which Chinese President Xi Jinping had claimed as a national and personal victory. On January 18, during a Lunar New Year message, Xi made his first public comments on the wave of infections that follow China’s reopening, saying that he was “most worried about its spread in China’s vast countryside, where medical services and resources are insufficient.”

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Data Drive: The rise of passive funds

Passive funds are gaining traction as the assets under management (AUM) have shot up to Rs 5.8 trillion in the first half of the current financial year, a rise of four times in the last five years.

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Asia shares slip on weak China economic data

Many Asia shares slipped on Tuesday after Beijing released weak fourth-quarter economic data, although investors’ expectations for a strong China rebound remained high even as the global economy edges closer to recession. MSCI’s gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan was down 0.34% at 0213 GMT, widening morning losses.

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How data and analytics will help improve supply chain visibility and efficiency in future

In the past demand, planning and forecasting were mostly based on statistical analysis and quantitative performance metrics. Spreadsheets were used to have data from various supply chain sources. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) systems were adopted by businesses by the 1990s to connect and exchange data among supply chain partners. 

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Banks To Turn To ‘Open Energy Data’ To Help Customers

European households are paying more than ever for electricity and natural gas. This is a major contributor to the cost of living crisis that people are experiencing. One impact is that retail banks are coming under more pressure to help customers.

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