"This Week in Data" is a weekly infographic that aims to serve as a quick and easy way for our readers to catch up on the latest news about the people and organizations that are shaking up the world of big data, cloud computing, and all things data storage.
This week we saw a system failure cause a serious bottleneck for the U.S. State Department, 5G networks are expected to officially arrive in the next five years, and IBM is taking artificial intelligence somewhere it's never been - the dinner table.
Check out the graphic below for all five stories, and scroll through the links at the bottom of the page if you want to get all the juicy details behind any of the headlines.
Visa System Failure
- State Department Database Crash Strands Hundreds at the Border
- Computer Failure Leaves State Dept. Unable to Issue Visas
Future of 5G
- 5G Networks will be Ready in Five Years
- 5G Networks Look to New Frequencies to Deliver Gigabit Speeds
Uber's Data Policy
- FTC asked to Block Uber from Getting Location Data in Background
- FTC asked to block 'deceptive data collection'
CryptoWall Fees reach $18 million
- FBI says Crypto Ransomware has raked in >$18 million for Cybercriminals
- CryptoWall randomware cost US victims at least $18 million, FBI says
Artificial Intelligence Recipes