Google’s New Advert Plan

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Google’s New Advert Plan
This week in Privacy News, we will look at a telegram bot that sells Facebook user data, Brain-Computer Interfaces hope to edit people, but can feed data into company servers, and the military purchased location data for US citizens. Also will US get a privacy law and Google is developing a new way to sell ads. We also include Smart Tech news.

Chatting With the Dead
This week in Business News, Rocky Linux has a new company to fund it, a new multi-chat platform brings iMessage to different platforms, and iPhones mess up pacemakers. Also, Instacart fires all union employees, people are getting 5G towers in their front yard, and Microsoft allows you to chat with the dead. We finish with SillyVille.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.techspot.com/news/88413-over-500-million-facebook-users-phone-numbers-sale.html#commentsOffset

https://www.techspot.com/news/88401-gabe-newell-believes-brain-computer-interfaces-us-edit.html

https://www.cyberscoop.com/phone-location-data-privacy-dia-dhs/

https://www.governing.com/security/What-Does-A-Biden-Presidency-Mean-for-Privacy-Policy.html

https://www.newsmax.com/finance/streettalk/big-tech-google-cookies-privacy/2021/01/25/id/1007050/

Smart
https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/01/sidewalk-robot-startup-celebrates-one-million-deliveries/

https://www.cnet.com/news/smart-grocery-carts-are-coming-to-change-the-way-we-shop/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/25/22249044/amazon-alexa-update-proactive-hunches-guard-plus-subscription

Business
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/01/rocky-linux-gets-a-parent-company-with-4m-series-a-funding/

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/01/21/beeper-brings-imessage-to-android-and-windows/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/01/not-just-magsafe-apple-reminds-users-not-to-hold-iphones-near-pacemakers/

https://www.vice.com/en/article/7k9deg/instacart-says-it-will-lay-off-all-of-its-unionized-workers

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/25/22249058/5g-cellular-equipment-houston

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/01/sony-adds-hdmi-to-last-years-android-phone-charges-2500/

https://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-patents-a-chatbot-to-imitate-real-people-2021-1

Silly
https://store.berniesanders.com/products/chairman-sanders-crewneck?variant=32787050004551

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/01/deactivation-of-flash-cripples-chinese-railroad-for-a-day/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/25/22248678/apple-time-to-walk-celebrity-guided-audio-dolly-parton-shawn-mendes

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/01/googles-bots-decide-ass-subtitle-support-is-too-risque-for-the-play-store/

https://www.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN29V1B1

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