A while back, I loaded a program on my iPhone that would alert me to special deals when in stores. It promised to be minimal, and non-intrusive. 3 days later, with my battery mysteriously getting soaked for every electron, I noticed while I drove down the highway for 10 miles, that I received nearly 20 notifications about sales I was passing by. I killed the app. Now, other apps will be given the power to annoy us just as much.

The ads will surface alongside alerts for personal messages and breaking news.

Found at www.axios.com

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