That soccer ball Putin gave Trump may have contained a transmitter chip

That soccer ball Putin gave Trump may have contained a transmitter chip

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Surprise! That very innocent soccer ball Russian President Vladimir Putin gifted Donald Trump during their Helsinki summit last week (yes, that was just last week, folks) may not be so innocent. 

Bloomberg is reporting that the soccer ball may contain an embedded NFC (Near Field Communication) chip. 

The ball, which is produced by Adidas, is typically embedded with a chip that allows it to communicate with nearby devices, such as phones and tablets. Once connected with a device, the chip allows fans to access “exclusive information about the product, Adidas football content, special competitions and challenges, etc,” according to Adidas.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | That soccer ball Putin gave Trump may have contained a transmitter chip

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