DTNS 2255 – Tesla Won’t Charge You

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comPatrick Beja joins the show to talk about just how open Tesla’s ‘open source’ patents could be, plus news about Facebook and your privacy, Google investing in Virgin Galactic and a cup that sense what you’re drinking.

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Today’s guests:  Patrick Beja, host of Le rendez-vous Tech

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Gee, thanks, Zuck. I think? PC World reports Facebook is making changes to how ads work. One change will put blue arrows by ads in the news feed. When you click a blue arrow, it lets you see which of your preferences caused an ad to appear and allows you to tweak those preferences so more relevant ads will show up. In a somewhat less privacy-friendly maneuver, Facebook also announced it will now track your Web and app activity and will not respect Do Not Track settings. Users can opt out at the Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out page at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or use settings in iOS and Android. Or block cookies. Or don’t use Facebook.

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