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Technology: April 2015 Archives

Mobile Tracking

When you walk around the mall, your phone is a beacon that tracks where you walk, idle, and even who you are. Technology columnist Jesse Hirsh explains to guest host Helen Mann how this works, and what you can do to avoid it.
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Robo calls

Calls from a telemarketer are annoying enough. Now imagine it's a super-savvy robot on the other end programmed to get you to say yes. Our tech columnist Jesse Hirsh tells us why robo-calling is getting a whole lot more sophisticated.
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Engaged patient

Guest host Jill Dempsey spoke to our technology columnist Jesse Hirsh.
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