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Weekly roundup 14th June 2019

By Data Tricks, 14 June 2019

Home Office under fire for use of visa algorithm

UK’s Home Office has been criticised for operating a “secretive” algorithm to assess visa applications and apply a red/amber/green risk rating. Immigration experts have warned the algorithms could bias applicants on the basis of age or nationality. Read more here.

Salesforce buys Tableau for $15billion

There’s been a lot of news about Salesforce’s acquisition of Tableau for an eye-watering $15billion this week. Forbes published an interesting article on what technology professionals are saying about the deal here.

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