Two critical bugs and more malicious apps make for a bad week for Android

Google releases fixes for newer devices and ejects apps following reports. sci tech news

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5 Secret Intelligence Memos on Syria Everyone Must Read

5 Secret Intelligence Memos on Syria Everyone Must Read:

On Syria, British and American policymakers tend to assume that their governments are chiefly motivated by a concern for civilian life and peace in the region. But that is not the whole truth: a lengthy trail of internal government documents exposes the US, the UK, and their allies as both “the arsonists and the firefighters” in Syria.

These now publicly available intelligence memos confirm that the US, the UK, and their allies were never interested in protecting civilians, but in orchestrating a violent push for regime change at all costs.

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Warner Bros. flags own site for piracy, orders Google to censor pages

Studio also wanted Amazon, Sky, and IMDb links nixed for allegedly breaking copyright law. sci tech news

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2016 “Nexus” phones will reportedly be branded “Pixel,” launching October 4

Report: Pixel Phones, Google Home, Daydream VR, and a 4K Chromecast will launch on 10/4. sci tech news

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Google to undercut Uber in San Francisco with new ride-sharing service

According to The Wall Street Journal, Google has been testing the feature since May. sci tech news

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The most absurd Internet privacy class-action settlement ever

Lawyers get millions. Consumers get nothing. E-mail snooping continues unabated. sci tech news

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Google to punish sites that use intrusive pop-over ads

If ads interfere with the mobile experience, it’ll spell bad news for the site. sci tech news

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Backpage.com defies sex trafficking subpoena despite Senate contempt vote

Feds: 1st Amendment is secondary to Senate’s online sex trafficking investigation. sci tech news

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