"Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize.This recycling bin is following you - Quartz
Renew, the startup behind the scheme, installed 100 recycling bins with digital screens around London before the 2012 Olympics. Advertisers can buy space on the internet-connected bins, and the city gets 5% of the airtime to display public information. More recently, though, Renew outfitted a dozen of the bins with gadgets that track smartphones."
Monday, August 12, 2013
This recycling bin is following you - Quartz
Coming soon: an app that disables smartphone Wi-Fi if you're not within range of a known Wi-Fi source