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The day Instagram advertising read my mind

The day Instagram advertising read my mind

I was aware of the recent stories – an increasing number of people claiming that Facebook’s apps were listening in on their conversations and serving up ads based on what they’d heard – but I’d always thought this assumption was based on ignorance of how online advertising works, and when Facebook denied the claims I thought that was that.

CES’s gadgets create new data to be stolen

CES’s gadgets create new data to be stolen

Another year, another Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The annual showcase of the most innovative and extravagant gadgets concluded on Sunday, and as expected it included a variety of longstanding household appliances granted digital superpowers thanks to new WiFi connections.