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Google confession: Yes, we track your location, even when you turn off Location History

Google clarified that it does in fact collect users’ location data, even if the user’s Location History setting is turned off. The admission comes days after a report uncovered the Silicon Valley giant stored the data from smartphones regardless of setting. Google revised a help page about its Location History setting, clarifying that the setting […]

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Google confession: Yes, we track your location, even when you turn off Location History

Google clarified that it does in fact collect users’ location data, even if the user’s Location History setting is turned off. The admission comes days after a report uncovered the Silicon Valley giant stored the data from smartphones regardless of setting. Google revised a help page about its Location History setting, clarifying that the setting […]

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Fake numbers? Facebook misled advertisers with inflated ‘potential reach,’ lawsuit says

Facebook allegedly misled advertisers on its platform by demonstrating it had a far larger audience size in U.S. cities and states than it actually had, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed by a Kansas-based aromatherapy fashionwear business owner, alleged Facebook ballooned its “Potential Reach” number for how many users were targeted by […]

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California housing bills: Which survived the latest cut

SACRAMENTO — California’s Capitol has been abuzz this year with proposals aimed at the state’s housing affordability crisis, from forcing local governments to allow more apartments by public transit to making it easier to build smaller homes that middle-income Californians can afford. On Thursday, nearly two weeks from the legislative session’s Aug. 31 finish line, […]

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H-1B: Indian outsourcing firm discriminates against non-Indian workers, games U.S. visa system: lawsuit

Outsourcing companies that obtain U.S. work visas to place foreign workers in U.S. companies have become a target for critics of the H-1B visa program, and a new lawsuit will likely add fuel to the fire. Indian outsourcing company HCL discriminates against non-Indian citizens in hiring and promotions, fires them at a higher rate than […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company proposes building a tunnel to Dodger Stadium

Elon Musk’s tunneling company has proposed a solution to the traffic problems fans experience getting to Dodgers games. His Boring Company on Wednesday proposed a 3.6-mile underground tunnel to Dodger Stadium called the Dugout Loop – a “zero-emissions, high-speed, underground public transportation system” that would take fans from one of three Metro Red Line stations […]