Cute Little Personal Spies!

The Article

Data collection is still ramping up with a Chinese company selling an emo robot to keeps tabs on you (think smart speak in a cute shell).  Of course an open source project can now let you provide white noise so your personal spy spies on you less, but of well…  This and more including an update to biometically unlocking your devices, Verizon charging educators for texts, and a few government shenanigans.  Tune in for the stories.

The Articles:

Privacy
https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/11/18176182/bocco-emo-robot-yukai-engineering-ces-2019

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2019/01/14/feds-cant-force-you-to-unlock-your-iphone-with-finger-or-face-judge-rules/#1fe27e3142b7

https://www.fastcompany.com/90290703/this-is-the-first-truly-great-amazon-alexa-and-google-home-hack?partner=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcompany&utm_content=feedburner

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/microsoft-separating-cortana-from-windows-10-search/
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2019/01/16/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-18317/

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/facebook-lol/

Business
https://www.remind.com/blog/no-deal-with-verizon-yet

https://www.getrevue.co/profile/caseynewton/issues/shareholders-slap-google-over-sexual-harassment-issues-154044

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/15/18184363/trump-attorney-general-william-barr-big-tech-privacy-antitrust

https://newsroom.mastercard.com/2019/01/16/free-trials-without-the-hassle/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/01/sen-marco-rubio-wants-to-ban-states-from-protecting-consumer-privacy/

SillyVille
https://www.marinij.com/2019/01/12/police-in-standoff-with-man-in-novato-who-might-be-armed/

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