Retailers using tracking technology to rival Amazon, other e-commerce sites

By David Tom
Jul 15, 2013
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  1. If you’re a retailer, then getting to know your consumer’s purchasing preferences is paramount.  For brick-and-mortar stores, data collection seems rather straight-forward; you simply track which items are flying off the shelves, as well as those that lay untouched. However,...

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  2. I tracked this story... with my eyes,,, OH NOES!
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,392   +107

    Things have changed.. Everyone is tracking everyone and everyone just have to deal with all this tracking. Google tracks you with Android you can stop that by changing the SSID you use for your Android Smartphone, Android PCs and Android Tablets.

    WiFi Router Setup
    SSID1: MyHomeNet (regular network on Windows, Mac etc..)
    SSID2: MyHomeNet_nomap (this one for blocking google on WiFi) Use _nomap to stop the tracking
  4. This story has a lot of factual errors in it. Brickstream didn't "purchase" a camera. They invented the technology -- and they are computers that collect data, not video.

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