Google's Waze Real-Time Reporting App Criticized For Tracking Police

Real-time traffic reporting has made Google-owned Waze popular with drivers, but law enforcement questions the importance of being able to track police officials. It not only puts their lives in jeopardy, but could derail any undercover operations in the works. Real-time reporting may be important when tracking traffic to determine congested areas or for consumers who opt-in to ad targeting for specials and coupons, ...


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TV's Addressable Future Is Closer Than You Think

I hate to waste things. I hate wasting time, and I despise wasting money. As an old media guy, I also hate wasting budget, which is why addressable media is so exciting to me. I love ...

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Top 7 Things Nobody Will Miss When The Internet Disappears

The Internet will fade into the background, says Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google. Yes, it will just vanish, like Amelia Earhart or state gay marriage bans or NBC's "Bad Judge." Poof. Up in smoke. Now ...

Sideswipes: Nike+ Trust?

Don't worry if you draw a blank when I say "Giovanni Buttarelli." He's the data protection "watchdog" for the EU. Unless you follow privacy conversations, you won't know GB. But he set out his agenda at ...

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