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Latitude is a new feature for Google Maps on your mobile device. It's also an iGoogle gadget on your computer. Once you've opted in to Latitude, you can see the approximate location of your friends and loved ones who have decided to share their location with you. So now you can do things like see if your spouse is stuck in traffic on the way home from work, notice that a buddy is in town for the weekend, or take comfort in...
 Google big brother tracking mobile maps
Google has announced a new feature that allows users to share their locations among a chosen network of friends.

2009-02-05

 Google tracking mobile privacy location
The hotel of the future could resemble a large portable space capsule. The 'pod' could be developed anywhere, packed up easily and moved to any location in the world. It would contain different-sized rooms which could be easily rearranged, and guests could choose their view by changing images on the walls...

2004-01-23

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The changing nature of news offers a diversity of voices, sources, and choice... and lets anyone join in global and local conversations.

2006-01-02

 mobile journalism direct democracy diversity crowd communication
A new scheme that distributes simple tasks via text messages is being used to target a potential untapped work force in developing countries.

2009-02-11

 mobile job work employment developing countries Mechanical Turk outsourcing
Criminals in Italy are increasingly making phone calls over the internet in order to avoid getting caught through mobile phone intercepts, police say. Officers in Milan say organised crime, arms and drugs traffickers, and prostitution rings are turning to Skype in order to frustrate investigators. The police say Skype's encryption system is a secret which the company refuses to share with the authorities...

2009-02-14

 mobile Italy Skype criminal drug trafficking
The global credit crunch has delayed the shift from payments being made by mobiles instead of dollars or pounds, according to technology experts. Some believe it will be three to five years before money goes out of fashion and a truly cashless society emerges.

2009-02-13

 money mobile currency cash
... researchers said they could not rule out the possibility that long-term use may raise the risk of cancer.

2008-01-21

 mobile phone sleep health wireless radiation insomnia
A mobile phone application will help professional and "citizen" scientists collect and analyse data from "in the field", anywhere in the world...
 science crowdsourcing mobile GPS toread
Staff at mobile phone company T-Mobile passed on millions of records from thousands of customers to third party brokers, the firm has confirmed.
 privacy mobile toread

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