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Retailers Lights Have Eyes; Google Launches ‘About Me’

Posted November 12th, 2015 at 2:01 pm (UTC-5)
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Tech Sightings: Editors Note: Techtonics is taking November 13 off. Will return next week. We’re Watching You: Carrefour Lights Have Eyes Almost three-quarters of British retailers are using new technologies, including facial recognition software, to track customers in stores. French retailer, Carrefour, started using a marketing tool that tracks your movements and beams data to […]

Mobile Apps Empower Victims, Embolden Bullies

Posted May 30th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The last two blog entries looked at cyberbullying and the dynamics that drive a bully to taunt a victim, sometimes to the brink of depression or suicide. Often, bullies exploit the same technologies their targets use for protection. But technology can provide tools that give kids, their parents and advocates an advantage in the battle against […]