As Loopt and Google are moving forward in the realm of geosocial or mobile social networking, companies such as NearbyNow and Placecast are exploring ways that advertisers could potentially exploit growing databases of location-specific information (imagine, for instance, getting a coupon for pizza on your mobile phone after walking by a pizzeria). Read more..
Day: 16 May 2009
Surveyed whilst waiting for the doctor
Or at least this is what is happening in Brazil. The mayor of a Brazilian town has provoked complaints after he installed cameras in a health centre to monitor the quality of service to the public. Read more…
Your patient records for ransom!
Seems some Virginia residents (8 million) are having their patient records held for a ransom of $10M reports Weakileaks.