Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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All this week we're talking to guests about big tech trends in the coming year. January 1, the Freedom from Drone Surveillance Act goes into effect in Illinois. This limits how police can use drone surveillance (they'll need a warrant). Today we hear from Chester Wisniewski at the cyber security firm Sophos abouton a growing number of organizations tracking people as they do their shopping. And it's New Year's Eve, so of course it's almost time for New York City to do it's big ball drop. Technically, it’s not a ball as much as a geodesic sphere weighing around 12,000 pounds. And there's plenty of Technology in the thing.

Audi and Google expected to announce Android operating system for cars

There are rumors the two companies will make an announcement at CES next week.
Posted In: audi, Google, android, cars

How retailers will be watching you in 2014

A growing number of organizations are tracking more of your shopping habits.
Posted In: data tracking, Retail, privacy

The tech behind the New Year's Eve ball drop

The big event is more sophisticated than you think.
Posted In: New Years, New York City, LED

Illinois law limits ways police can use drones

On Jan. 1, the Freedom from Drone Surveillance Act goes into effect in Illinois.
Posted In: drones