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Hundreds of Creepy Mobile Games Can Use Your Mic to Track What You Watch on TV Hundreds of Creepy Mobile Games Can Use Your Mic to Track What You Watch on TV

A New York Times report out Friday identifies more than 250 mobile games in Android’s Play Store that use always-on audio recognition software to track users’ TV- and ad-viewing behavior. Experts cited in the report also say the software’s developer, a startup called Alphonso, does not clearly describe how the games,…

New All-Seeing Billboard Uses Hidden Cameras to Show Ads Based on Age, Emotions New All-Seeing Billboard Uses Hidden Cameras to Show Ads Based on Age, Emotions

London’s famous Piccadilly Circus is getting an immense and terrifying new video display called Piccadilly Lights. According to its maker, the enormous screen (which is almost the size of two professional basketball courts) can detect the vehicles, ages, and even emotions of people nearby, and respond by playing…

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