If you’ve been one of the few able to focus bandwidth beyond baby jails and abysmally poor FLOTUS jacket choices this week, there’s been quite a bit churning in the world of wireless. Notably, there were a number of very public fails by high-profile companies. Put another way: Womp womp.
Facebook Is Inserting Auto play Video Ads In Messenger
— Evan Kirstel (@evankirstel) June 19, 2018
Just weeks after Mark Zuckerberg was hauled in front of a testy Congressional committee to swear Facebook would take privacy more seriously, the company has been caught by Recode inserting video ads into it’s private messaging service. Not a great look, Zuck.
Are We Still Trying To Make Smart Glasses Happen?
AT&T has decided to expand its Aria Smart Glasses to Canada, Australia and the UK.
Sprint Eyes Telematics Almost Two Years After the Competition
— Sprint Business (@sprintbusiness) June 21, 2018
Sprint has announced its entering the connected car market with its planned roll out of a platform sometime in 2019 across its new 5G network. Main competitor T-Mobile launched it’s own connected car solution, SyncUP Drive almost two years ago. Better late than never?
Two Out Of Four Isn’t Great, Folks
— The Verge (@verge) June 19, 2018
A recent security breach showed carriers are selling real-time customer location data to third-party “data brokers.” After being caught, Verizon and AT&T said they’re super sowwy 🙁 and won’t sell you’re location data any more. What about T-Mobile and Sprint? Crickets?
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