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Microsoft Launches an Android App That Tracks Apps and Browsing

Softpedia Monday, 20 March 2017
Microsoft Launches an Android App That Tracks Apps and BrowsingEvery time someone puts Microsoft and tracking in the same sentence, most people think it has something to do with spying on users, and this all happens because of the Windows 10 saga when the company was accused of collecting data from PCs running the OS. But leaving all these privacy violation claims aside, this time Microsoft is tracking users’ browsing and apps with a good purpose in mind, as its most recent Android app can actually remember products that you want to buy and help you get a better price. The app is called Microsoft Personal Shopping Assistant and was first launched on the desktop by Microsoft Garage as a browser extension supposed to make online shopping easier. Personal Shopping Assistant can thus be installed on Android devices as a standalone app and according to the Microsoft description published in the Google Play Store, it can keep an eye on the products you br...
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