Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Slave Bracelet, China Says US IT Wide Open?

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Stephen E. Arnold

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The Amazon Bracelet: Is It Like Those Shock Collars Thingies?

Yes, in addition to basics like heart rate, skin temperature, activity, and sleep, this late entry to the market collects information its rivals do not—body photos and voice recordings. Despite that, it offers surprisingly little in the way of personalized advice.

China Write Up Includes a Juicy Factoid

“Chinese officials became much more reluctant to talk after [the WikiLeaks cables], because they didn’t believe we could keep it a secret,” recalled a current State Department official with extensive experience in China.

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