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The escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing dominated discussions at the G-7 gathering in France.Politicsread more
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Neither the U.S. nor China wants to be seen as the party that derailed trade talks, says William Reinsch of Center for Strategic and International Studies.World Economyread more
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But the customers were right to be alarmed. A spokesperson for the company told CNBC that a prototype was in the works to enable audio snoring detection, but was not launched, and this was the product to which the legal notice referred. One of the company's higher-end bed models does have a snoring function, but it only allows a partner to push a button and raise his or her snoring partner's side of the bed, a manual process that requires no recording, the spokesperson said.
The fact is, despite legislation meant to alleviate some of the confusion over privacy regulations, consumers still often have to rely on their eagle-eyed counterparts reading pages of documentation and posting their findings to Twitter. That's a scary prospect, as more and more of our everyday devices go online and we live more of our lives connected -- even when we're sleeping.
The $3,000+ "360 Smart Bed," the model that had been considered for the advanced audio snoring feature, comes with a smart phone app that allows users to track their sleeping habits.
It's very easy for consumers to miss these important caveats. Back in 2014, The Atlantic gathered the privacy policies of 50 of the world's biggest websites, and determined they together came close to 145,000 words.
Despite landmark General Data Protection (GDPR) legislation in the EU this May, not much has meaningfully changed since then. According to security software company Varonis, many large corporate privacy policies are still novella-length. Reddit's and Facebook's take nearly a half-hour to read fully, and Ebay's requires the reading level of a college senior, according to their research.