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Alphabet's Wi-Fi Kiosks Do Much More Than Offer Free Wi-Fi

  • Re/code, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:15 PM
Recode looks into those free Wi-Fi kiosks that Alphabet’s urban innovation division Sidewalk Labs is starting to setup around New York City. They come “with eyes, ears and a host of environmental, air and digital sensors to give the tech giant an unprecedented snapshot of urban life,” it reports, citing “documents.” What’s more, “Each kiosk will also generate an estimated $30,000 a year for the company from digital advertising.”

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