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Google maps seems to be running in the background on my phone and suggested me to upload a photo from the restaurant I'm in right now. Creepy, and why is it uaing power from the battery for stuff like this?

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I have never seen that, I don't use google maps that much, it was just preinstalled on my phone.

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How did you think they are generating *busy* times of a store or even real-time *people in the store now* numbers?

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Google's quest for data is very scary, IMO. https://www.wired.com/2017/04/wholl-really-benefit-verilys-exhaustive-health-study/ It's interesting to know so many developers who are concerned with this type of data collection, yet work for companies building similar systems. A job is a job, though.

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