Data News Roundup – Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Data News Roundup- Nov 12th

Hi everyone! Welcome to AtScale’s Data News Roundup for Thursday, November 12th, 2020, where we deliver you the top news stories impacting the world of big data and analytics.

This week’s recap is paced by some exciting company news, as we announced this week that we had a record-breaking quarter in Q3 that was highlighted by impressive revenue and customer growth. We can’t thank our great team and customers enough for their contributions to our success. The full press release can be viewed here if you would like to take a look.

But enough about us. Following are the articles that make up this week’s Data News Roundup. Take a look to learn what’s happening in the industry and please reach out if you would like to connect for a chat!

The 13 Best Data Virtualization Tools and Software for 2020 – November 10th, 2020

By Timothy King

Solutions Review

The editors at Solutions Review have developed this resource to assist buyers in search of the best data virtualization tools to fit the needs of their organization.

Can I Stop Big Data Companies From Getting My Personal Information? – November 9th, 2020

By Daniel Kolitz


Gizmodo has an interesting piece exploring if individuals can stop big data companies from gathering their personal information.

New right-to-repair bill foils Tesla’s monopoly over its vehicle data – November 11th, 2020

By Matthew Beedham

The Next Web

The Next Web takes a look at how the new right-to-repair bill will impact automotive companies that sell vehicles with data-gathering telematics systems in Massachusetts.

Europe lays out antitrust case against Amazon’s use of big data – November 10th, 2020

By Natasha Lomas


The European Commission has laid out a first set of antitrust charges against Amazon focused on its dual role as a platform for other sellers but also a retailer itself on its own platform — and its cumulative use of third-party merchant data to underpin Amazon’s own retail decisions.