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Big Data threatens a large percentage of Africa’s population

19th Dec `13, 08:00 AM in Resources

Big data poses a major threat to a large percentage of Africa’s population who remain on big data’s…

BDMS
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Big data poses a major threat to a large percentage of Africa’s population who remain on big data’s periphery for their use of feature phones, a research report by Convergence Partners has said.

According to the report, this is because Africans who use feature phones instead of smartphones do not regularly contribute to data being analysed as they rarely engage in the activities that big data is designed to capture.

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