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Just as Meitu, the insanely popular mobile app that 'anime-fies' your face, has gone viral in the Western world, so has security and privacy concerns over the amount of data it collects on its users. Some security researchers have noted that, for a frivolous photo editing app, it's asking for way too many permissions to access information on a user's phone. The app is also apparently sending data about its users to remote servers in China. Here's what you need to know.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Just as Meitu, the insanely popular mobile app that 'anime-fies' your face, has gone viral in the Western world, so has security and privacy concerns over the amount of data it collects on its users. Some security researchers have noted that, for a frivolous photo editing app, it's asking for way too many permissions to access information on a user's phone. The app is also apparently sending data about its users to remote servers in China. Here's what you need to know.