Mercedes channels Che Guevara for car tech

Under a huge portrait of Che Guevara, Mercedes' Dieter Zetsche touted a vision of car-sharing. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) Click the image to enlarge.

Daniel Terdiman CBS News 1/10/2012

They said it, not me.

“Some colleagues still think that car-sharing borders on communism,” Mercedes-Benz Chairman of the Board of Management Dieter Zetsche said onstage […]

Apple’s iPhones and Google’s Androids Send Cellphone Location

Julia Angwin and Jennifer Valentino-Devries The Wall Street Journal 4/22/2011

Apple Inc.’s iPhones and Google Inc.’s Android smartphones regularly transmit their locations back to Apple and Google, respectively, according to data and documents analyzed by The Wall Street Journal—intensifying concerns over privacy and the widening trade in personal data.

Google and Apple are gathering location […]