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British mobile phone users' movements 'could be sold for profit' | World news | The Gua... - 0 views

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    "Many people unwittingly sign up to be location-tracked 24/7, unaware that the highly sensitive data this generates is being used and sold on for profit. Campaigners say that if this information were stolen by hackers, criminals could use it to target children as they leave school or homes after occupants have gone out."
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Homework goes mobile for school pupils in Lesotho | Dan Griliopoulos | Global developme... - 0 views

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    "Sterio.me sends homework lessons and quizzes to basic phones that have limited access to data. Phones of this type have more than 86% penetration in Lesotho. The programme is undergoing trials in local schools, supported by the Vodacom Foundation, the ministry of education and the local teachers' union, before being rolled out across the country. "
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NSA leak reveal plans to subvert mobile network security around the world - Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "The NSA's AURORAGOLD program -- revealed in newly released Snowden docs -- used plundered internal emails to compromise nearly every mobile carrier in the world, and show that the agency had planned to introduce vulnerabilities into future improvements into mobile security. "
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How We're Democratizing Healthcare with Mobile Phones | Health on GOOD - 0 views

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    "The app then measures 14 health parameters (Glucose, Protein, Urobilinogen, Calcium, Blood, Creatinine, pH, Ketone, Bilirubin, Specific Gravity, Nitrites, Leucocyte, Ascorbic Acid, Microalbumin) using routine urine analysis, provides day-to-day analytics, and, importantly, enables regular monitoring for early warning markers for more than 25 medical conditions, including complications of diabetes, pregnancy, kidney disease, and urinary tract infections. The whole idea is to spot risks early, and to address big problems before they become too big. This is important both for the home user, as well for the beneficiary of the low-cost clinic in the developing world. "
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Buddy, Can You E-Mail Me 100 Bucks? - BusinessWeek - 1 views

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    People in Japan already use it, but people in the United States are expected to use e-mail and mobile phones to transfer money. Will this be reliable and secure, though?
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    Do you think this article is biased at all - from his comments about "Banking on the mobile phone is relatively safe."? Make sure when you annotate the actual IT System that you are able to explain how it works... you have not tagged it with a social and ethical issue BTW?
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