White House to pour $200 million into data-mining technology?
The Obama administration announced on Thursday it will invest $200 million to research new technologies to manage and sift through large volumes of digital data.
The administration said the investments could lead to breakthroughs in science, engineering, healthcare and national security.
John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, compared the initiative to past government investments that led to advances in computing and the creation of the Internet.
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