data data  /ˈdeɪ tə/


  1. (n) a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
  2. (n) an item of factual information derived from measurement or research



  1. In 2004, bloggers got a hold of early exit poll data and hailed a premature Kerry victory.
  2. A Congressional inquiry into online data brokers has raised concerns that federal and local law enforcement may be skirting privacy laws to obtain calling records.
  3. The answer's not clear when it comes to personal data.


  1. OKI Data Americas Expands Its Award-Winning Product Portfolio With the Introduction of a New Color Tabloid/A3 Printer ...

    OKI Data Americas announces the availability of the C831 Series of tabloid/A3 single function digital color printers. The C831 Series -- including the C831n and C831dn -- combines a powerful feature set ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. OKI Data Americas Unveils Two New Mid-Workgroup Series A4 Color and Monochrome Multifunction Printers Featuring the ...

    OKI Data Americas announces the expansion of its broad and award-winning product portfolio with the introduction of two new series of full-featured, A4 multifunction printers -- the MC770/MC780 Series ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Global Data Center Services Provider CyrusOne Selected by Hamilton/Clermont Cooperative Association to House Data

    DALLAS -- Global data center services provider CyrusOne announced today that the Hamilton/Clermont Cooperative Association (HCCA), which provides data and Internet services for approximately 100 public ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "We look forward to the Council's completion of the process, allowing the agreement to enter into force on August 1, 2010, thus fully restoring this important counterterrorism tool and resuming the sharing of investigative data that has been...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Island Crisis (blog)

  2. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said in his Jackson Hole speech that, in the current environment, "economic data bearing on past months or quarters may be less useful than usual for our forecasts of economic activity and inflation."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: MarketWatch

  3. "This was an obvious case of deliberate overreaching by the government in an effort to seize data" it was not entitled to have, Judge Alex Kozinski wrote for an 11-judge panel of the 9th Circuit US Court of Appeals.
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Judge Alex Kozinski Source: Los Angeles Times

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