When you go to a shopping mall — if you ever do — there’s a good chance you’ve got a smartphone turned on in your pocket or bag. And if you do, you may be providing valuable data to that property’s owners, who can follow you around like a hawk to figure out how much time and money you’re there to spend. [More]
A potential consumer benefit of recent spying on American ciitizens’ phone calls is the development of speech analytic software. Some corporate call centers are using the technology to improve customer service.
Good thing we installed that intricate secret network of tin cans and string. Reports USA TODAY: