IBM Turns Cell Phones Into Sensors To Monitor Public Transit

IBM Turns Cell Phones Into Sensors To Monitor Public Transit
technology

The technology and research giant is using aggregated phone records to track and support community services.

Ryan Gerhardt
  • 6 may 2013

Everyone knows that when a company gathers personal information about you, via cookies on the web or settings on your smartphone, they’re likely to sell that information. Then, you end up on the receiving end of much unwanted contact, emails, phone calls, etc, from the company that bought the data. But what if this data sharing among companies could work to your advantage?

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