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This weeks Weekly News Roundup looks at privacy and business news. Facebook is under scrutiny from the FTC as it turns out real people manually tag certain types of posts to train AI! Amazon may be storing your child’s data, and Google how has a competing product to Facebook’s Portal! But to top it all off, a photo backup application has been using that data to train AI for police and military! Stay tuned for this week’s Weekly Privacy Roundup!

In business news, Apple and Spotify have taken the ring for antitrust and pregnant women are fighting with Amazon…oh yeah, and the Musk ‘pedo’ case will be heard in court!  Sue happy Americans are at it again! In the middle of all this, a report shows that traffic congestion in major cities is most likely due to Uber and Lyft!  Weren’t they supposed to stop that?  Follow along for more on tonight’s Weekly Business Roundup!

Articles

Privacy
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-ai/facebook-labels-posts-by-hand-posing-privacy-questions-idUSKCN1SC01T

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/04/technology/federal-trade-commission-facebook-mark-zuckerberg.html

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/7/18535081/alexa-windows-10-hands-free-wake-word-push-to-talk-update

https://www.echokidsprivacy.com/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=ca5d12fa-f830-4302-add5-3d73d87b84ab

https://store.google.com/magazine/google_nest_privacy

https://www.cnet.com/news/tenants-win-rights-to-physical-keys-over-smart-locks-from-landlords/

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/millions-people-uploaded-photos-ever-app-then-company-used-them-n1003371

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/6/18530894/apple-music-monopoly-spotify-app-store-europe

https://www.cnet.com/features/amazon-fired-these-7-pregnant-workers-then-came-the-lawsuits/

https://stopthecap.com/2019/05/06/charter-spectrum-will-no-longer-pro-rate-your-bill-when-you-cancel-services/

https://www.sammobile.com/2019/05/01/galaxy-tab-s5e-wi-fi-issue

https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/us-court-gives-go-ahead-for-musk-to-face-defamation-charges-over-cave-spat

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/8/18535627/uber-lyft-sf-traffic-congestion-increase-study

SillyVille
https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/4/18529463/fortnite-unvaulting-volcano-eruption-tilted-towers-destroyed-season-9

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0592-8

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