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Google to Ban Tracking Technology Ads, Boost Data Privacy

Alphabet’s GOOGL division Google continues to take initiatives to enhance search results by curtailing bad ads in a bid to strengthen its search platform.

This is evident from its latest decision of changing its policy to prohibit advertising for unauthorized tracking technology such as spyware and others that aim to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge.

Notably, advertisements for such technology and software are already in violation of the company’s Enabling Dishonest Behavior policy.

The new policy will impose further restrictions on advertisements for GPS trackers, cameras and recorders that target spying and tracking someone

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This Company Is Tracking Weed From ‘Sprout To Packaging’ With Blockchain Technology

Uruguay Can, a cannabis company operating in the South American country of Uruguay, this week released a new platform built on æternity, a decentralized and scalable blockchain.

The new platform allows for complete traceability in the cultivation of medical cannabis, from what the company calls “sprout to packaging.”

This technological solution seeks to raise security standards, generating assurances regarding the quality of the final product, both for the local market and for exports.

According to a Uruguay Can representative, the platform will be operational this month. The company plans to deploy it during the southern hemisphere’s planting season, which extends

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How a local start-up used location tracking and geofencing tech developed for retailers to help Hong Kong control the spread of coronavirus

A local start-up was crucial to Hong Kong’s coronavirus response, which has been hailed as “one of the best in the world”.

More than 65,000 people returning to the city had to wear electronic wristbands with location tracking and geofencing technology SagaDigits usually deploys in supermarkets to keep track of popular items and to guide shoppers to their favourite products.

The government paid more than HK$$1 million (US$128,993) for the technology, said co-founder Arthur Chan Chi-chuen, a 41-year-old father of two.

“The electronic wristband project is an important breakthrough for our company,” he said in an interview. “We have since

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