Level1 News August 29 2017: The Leaky Bucket of Privacy

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    Level1 News August 29 2017: The Leaky Bucket of Privacy

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    0:30 - Luminosity win PUBG's first Squads LAN tournament
    2:05 - Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says
    3:26 - Meeting and Hotel Booking Provider's Data Found in Public Amazon S3 Bucket
    4:12 - Google Begins Biggest Crackdown on Extremist YouTube Videos
    5:56 - Google Issuing Refunds to Advertisers Over Fake Traffic, Plans New Safeguard
    7:51 - Some U.S. diplomats in Cuba diagnosed with serious health conditions, medical records show
    8:44 - Entire Kim Dotcom Spying Operation Was Illegal, High Court Rules
    11:17 - Germany, in a First, Shuts Down Left-Wing Extremist Website
    13:32 - AT&T's slow 1.5Mbps Internet in poor neighborhoods sparks complaint to FCC
    16:22 - D.C. judge approves government warrant for data from anti-Trump website
    17:30 - Consumers still anxious about autonomous cars, says Gartner
    18:41 - Amazon to complete $13.7B Whole Foods deal Monday, promising lower prices and Prime integration
    19:51 - Bill Gates and Richard Branson Back Startup That Grows "Clean Meat"
    22:37 - UK.gov to treat online abuse as seriously as IRL hate crime
    24:01 - The Guardian view on censoring the internet: necessary, but not easy
    25:58 - Germany′s facial recognition pilot program divides public
    27:30 - Apple Is Pulling Apps By Iranian Developers From The App Store To Comply With US Sanctions
    28:05 - The CIA built a fake software update system to spy on intel partners
    29:34 - Indian court's privacy ruling is blow to government
    30:17 - IRS Now Has a Tool to Unmask Bitcoin Tax Cheats
    31:04 - Estonia proposes estcoin, a government backed cryptocurrency, issued via an initial coin offering (ICO) after e-residency success
    31:44 - Third party trackers on web shops can identify users behind Bitcoin transactions
    32:47 - Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency
    34:06 - Facebook Messenger Spam Leads to Adware, Malicious Chrome Extensions
    34:51 - Google pulls 500+ backdoored apps from Google Play
    35:54 - DJI Spark owners must update firmware by 1st September 2017
    36:29 - Verizon to start throttling all smartphone videos to 480p or 720p
    38:31 - Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may "cease to function"
    40:10 - Energy firm slapped with £50k fine for making 1.5 million nuisance calls
    40:43 - Microsoft's speech recognition system hits a new accuracy milestone
    41:20 - Here's Where Amazon Offers 2-Hour Booze Delivery
    42:55 - Elon Musk's Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers
    44:04 - Samsung heir jailed 5 years for bribery
    45:35 - Samsung TV owners furious after software update leaves sets unusable
    46:57 - Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will test subscriptions for news stories
    47:43 - Google's US search results will let people check if they're depressed
    48:32 - Asus unveils cryptocurrency mining motherboard that supports 19 GPUs
    49:30 - Overall GPU Shipments Increased 7.2% From Last Quarter, Boosted by Mining
    53:21 - Samsung working on smart speaker to rival Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod
    53:59 - Intel Launches 8th Generation Core CPUs, Starting with Kaby Lake Refresh for 15W Mobile
    55:14 - Coffee Lake in September is a lovely sight
    55:49 - Waymo built a fake city in California to test self-driving cars
    56:49 - Burger King Launches Cryptocurrency 'Whoppercoin' in Russia
    57:48 - Ex-Valve writer reveals what might have been Half-Life 2: Episode 3's story
    59:53 - Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How
    1:01:31 - General Mills loses bid to trademark yellow color on Cheerios box
    1:02:26 - Mini-antennas could power brain-computer interfaces, medical devices
    1:03:19 - SNES Classic Preorder Debacle
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    0:30 - AMD GPUs Sells Out in 5 Minutes, Gamers Livid at Crypto Miners
    3:21 - Bitcoin Prices Retreat From All-Time High
    5:04 - Juicero: The Maker of the Infamous $400 Juicer Is Shutting Down
    5:52 - China Regulator to Review Apple Antitrust Complaint
    7:22 - Google to Comply With EU Search Demands to Avoid More Fines
    8:56 - Facebook says Pages that regularly share false news won't be able to buy ads
    10:52 - Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will be offered the job as Uber's new CEO
    14:10 - Fraud Forces WannaCry Hero's Legal Fund To Refund All Donations
    17:04 - China orders internet comments linked to real identities
    17:52 - US cops can't keep license plate data scans secret without reason
    21:39 - Chinese Agency Linked to Cyber-Espionage Operations Will Review Source Code of Foreign Firms
    23:34 - IRS mining taxpayer data in violation of federal privacy law
    25:03 - Nearly 3,000 Bitcoin Miners Exposed Online via Telnet Ports, Without Passwords
    25:50 - Millions of Time Warner Cable Customer Records Exposed in Third-Party Data Leak
    26:39 - Hacking Retail Gift Cards Remains Scarily Easy
    28:04 - The FCC.gov Website Lets You Upload Malware Using Its Own Public API Key
    30:18 - Instagram hack: Celebrity contact details revealed
    30:44 - Uber riders can make their trips more private
    31:43 - FDA issues recall of 465,000 St. Jude pacemakers to patch security holes
    33:14 - Quebec man fights back after dealer remotely disables car over $200 fee
    35:04 - 711 million email addresses ensnared in 'largest' spambot
    35:52 - Researchers Find a Way to Disable Much-Hated Intel ME Component Courtesy of the NSA
    39:11 - Tech Firms Team Up to Take Down WireX Android DDoS Botnet
    40:17 - Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book
    41:20 - In China, facial recognition is used to buy KFC, board planes, and catch drug users
    42:43 - Sharp announces an 8K TV
    43:48 - Alphabet Finishes Reorganization With New XXVI Company
    45:43 - Tesla faces labor board complaint alleging interference with unionization
    47:06 - New Qualcomm auto chipset advances vehicle-to-everything communications
    48:52 - Operating system market share
    49:58 - Facebook has mapped human population in 23 countries
    50:46 - Yes, Google Uses Its Power to Quash Ideas It Doesn't Like
    54:10 - Comcast sues Vermont to avoid building 550 miles of new cable lines
    56:27 - Samsung gets self-driving car permit in California
    57:23 - Lawsuit: Amazon sold eclipse glasses that cause "permanent blindness"
    58:42 - SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card
    1:00:24 - Traditional Radio Faces a Grim Future, New Study Says
    1:01:30 - Cummins unveils electric semi truck before Tesla
    1:03:17 - Kaspersky Lab turns the tables, forces patent troll to pay cash to end case
    1:04:28 - PayPal Debuts a Credit Card That Offers 2% Cash Back
    1:04:59 - Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana are going to work together
    1:06:06 - To Survive in Tough Times, Restaurants Turn to Data-Mining
    1:07:16 - A Game You Can Control With Your Mind
    1:08:10 - East Africa is leading the world in drone delivery
    1:08:59 - SoftWear Automation's t-shirt sewing robots can make as many shirts per hour as 17 factory workers
    1:10:37 - Europe unveils world's most powerful X-ray laser
    1:11:11 - Spiders Are Weaving Webs Strong Enough To Hold Humans Thanks To Scientists

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