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crowd-sourced information

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Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014

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Jelli's crowd-sourced radio opens up to the U.S., Australia

Jelli.net is one of the more interesting Web radio services around, due mostly to the fact that its crowd-sourced playlist will now be playing in terrestrial FM radio stations too.

By October 19, 2009

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Location information to make mobile ads more valuable

App and advertising executives tell an audience at All Things D's mobile conference that location-based ads may finally pave the way for more money to be spent on mobile advertising.

By April 15, 2013

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Waze to share traffic data with governments

A new plan called "Connected Citizens" will give real-time anonymized crowdsourced traffic data to government departments.

By October 2, 2014

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Apple envisions wireless wristbands for hospital stays

The tech could be used for a disposable wristband that stores and transmits health information to your doctor's smartphone.

By August 5, 2014

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Apple tells China it doesn't monitor iPhone users' locations

The company responds to a claim by a state-run media outlet that the iPhone's Frequent Locations feature is a threat to the country's national security.

By July 12, 2014

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Track Hurricane Arthur in real time with an interactive map

Mapping software company Esri designed a live map, filled with data from NOAA and social media, which shows the hurricane's projected path and more.

By July 3, 2014

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

By April 24, 2014

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Health care 2.0: Crowd-sourced solutions for tomorrow

What's happening to health care as technology progresses? Three of science and biotech's minds sit down to chat about it.

By November 6, 2008

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Apple could smarten up Siri using crowdsourcing

A newly-published patent application describes how Apple might use information from actual human beings to supplement Siri's own knowledge, or lack thereof.

By November 14, 2013