It's now cheaper to retain data than to destroy it, and the volume of data the average business holds is growing massively, but few businesses make use of it.
In five years, one million new devices will come online every hour, creating billions of new relationships. But they will be driven not by data, but algorithms.
Mobile call data from the 14 million people in Senegal is being used to find out which communities lack access to resources.
By tracking 12m mobile phones in the aftermath of the quake, the UN was able to deliver humanitarian aid more effectively.
An artificial intelligence has been set loose on mankind's store of knowledge, in an attempt to uncover 'useful nuggets' of science that we've missed.
Researchers studying underage drinking patterns have found that Instagram is a far better way of collecting data than conventional surveys.