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Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, February 10, 2012
Feb 10, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, February 10, 2012

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Imagine if your car insurance company and your in-car navigation device started talking to each other. Progressive and other insurance companies in the U.S. have been playing with this general idea of tracking you while you drive -- and it's already happening in the U.K. Also, The Pew Center for the Internet and American life says adults are mostly happy when they’re using social networks.

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GPS unit, meet car insurance

Feb 10, 2012
Some relationships are just meant to be. The idea is pretty basic: drive safer, get better rates. We’re watching you.

Imagine if your car insurance company and your in-car navigation device started talking to each other. Progressive and other insurance companies in the U.S. have been playing with this general idea of tracking you while you drive — and it’s already happening in the U.K. Also, The Pew Center for the Internet and American life says adults are mostly happy when they’re using social networks.

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