Local Windows 10 Search Breaks in Network Flaw

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Local Windows 10 Search Breaks in Network Flaw
Today in Privacy News, The Ashley Madison hack comes back for money, #Ring allows us to opt out of police video requests, web browser privacy is a fractured thing, but #Avast will not delete the data they collected. Our feature story is that local #Windows search stopped working when a network call to Bing went down.

Google Subscription Cash Grab
In business news, a copyright firm fines a PTO group for screening The Lion King, #Apple is branching out to in-home repairs, Amazon can scan barcodes for your shopping list, #Microsoft lets an SSL go causing Teams to go down! Our feature story is #Google now has a subscription service to snail mail you photos from your monthly collection.

Patch Your Lightbulb Firmware!
Today in Smart Tech news, 470K more android apps are total hacking back doors, #Alexa now has text to speach voice skills, An artist hacks #Google maps with a hundred smartphones, and #Philips releases a security patch for a lightbulb. Don’t forget to patch your lights!

Worse Way Ever to Publish Your Book
Today in Sillyville, FCC fines a racist robocaller, #Dyson creates a patent for air purifying headphones, #facebook has a woman’s butthole page and will not take it down, and one lame #author has found a way to annoy a lot of people and totally fail at his goal.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.vadesecure.com/en/ashley-madison-data-breach-fuels-new-extortion-scam

https://blog.ring.com/2020/01/30/the-new-control-center-empowers-ring-customers-to-manage-important-privacy-and-security-settings/

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/02/the-fractured-future-of-browser-privacy/

https://www.pcmag.com/news/avast-to-archive-not-delete-users-collected-browser-histories

https://9to5google.com/2020/02/03/google-photos-video-strangers/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21124204/windows-search-down-blank-results-issues-microsoft-bing-outage

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/6/21126503/disney-lion-king-pta-california-fine-licensing-bob-iger-apology

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/01/31/apple-support-onsite-repairs-go-tech/

https://venturebeat.com/2020/01/31/echo-show-devices-can-now-add-items-to-your-shopping-list-by-barcode/

https://www.techspot.com/news/83851-notepad-paint-wordpad-become-optional-features-windows-10.html

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/02/yesterdays-multi-hour-teams-outage-was-due-to-an-expired-ssl-certificate/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21121594/crossies-murfie-madison-wisconsin-arkansas-1-million-abandoned-cds

https://9to5google.com/2020/01/31/google-photos-print-subscription/

Tech
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/02/two-new-android-malware-campaigns-come-to-light-one-with-470k-installs/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/4/21123184/amazon-alexa-polly-brands-custom-text-to-speech-voices-kfc

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/02/artist-creates-virtual-traffic-jam-with-cart-full-of-phones/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21123491/philips-hue-bulb-hack-hub-firmware-patch-update

Silly
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/01/fcc-proposes-to-fine-racist-troll-13-million-for-robocalling-spree/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/4/21122107/dyson-patent-application-wearable-air-purifier-headphones

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katienotopoulos/facebook-butthole-business

https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21125055/squatter-website-patrick-dewitt-novels-unpublished-author-writer-backfire

 

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